It’s October – pumpkins, fall foliage hikes, haunted houses,family friendly hayrides and more! Here’s a sampling of some fun activities near you! For a more complete list, check out our website at www.njkidsonline.com. Please call to confirm dates and times, as they are subject to change.
DINOSAURS AFTER DARK - DINOSAURS JUST GOT SCARIER!
(855) 999.9010. fieldstationdinosaurs.com
Take a fun, mysterious journey into a shadowy, prehistoric world. Explore the dark woods and haunted trails of Snake Hill. Celebrate at the Dinosaur Dance Party, make s’mores and sing around the campfire, but WATCH OUT! Danger lurks in every corner and there’s a T-Rex on the loose. Field Station Dinosaurs. One Dinosaur Way, Secaucus. Sept 27th-Oct 25th
Tuckerton NJ (609) 296-8868 (609) 296-8868. Pirates and sea captains long lost at sea stroll the boardwalk for a night of screams. Hayrides, entertainment and a non-scary pumpkin patch for the little ones. Oct 23, 24, 25, 6pm - 9pm
Ulster Park, NY (845) 339-2666 Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted House - a theatrical experience like no other! Tons of attractions and events happening September: 20, 27, October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, November: 1, 2
HORSE SLEIGH FARM’S FRIGHT FEST
Horse Sleigh Farms
438 Route 57 West, Washington, (908) 267-5313 (908) 267-5313
Haunted hayrides, haunted corn maze and haunted barnyard. Available October 3rd – 31st on Friday & Saturdays, Starting at 7pm – 11pm
LANCASTER GHOST TOURS
5 W. King Street, Lancaster, PA (717) 687-6687 (717) 687-6687
Explore long-forgotten haunted history of one of America’s oldest city by candlelight. Reservations required.
NIGHT OF TERROR
Creamy Acres Farms, 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, (856) 223-1669 6 Haunted attractions, including Haunted Hayride and 3D Fun House - for the older set! Thurs - Sun nights. Opens at 6.
STATE SCARE FACTORY
229 Main Street, Belleville, (973) 450-1070 (973) 450-1070
Indoor haunted with over 12,000 sq. feet of fear! Ages 12 and up. Fri, Sat, and Sun (some Thurs), 7:30PM – Midnight – Sun in October the Not So Scary Matinee 4pm-6pm.
TERROR BEHIND THE WALLS
Eastern State Penitentiary. 2027 Fairmont Ave. Philadelphia, PA (215) 236-2985
Massive haunted house in a real prison! Runs Sept 19 thru Nov 2.
BLOODSHED FARMS FEAR FEST
2919 Route 206, Columbus NJ (609) 265-5068 (609) 265-5068
Includes Fun House of Fear, Hellsgate Prison, Necropolis Cemetery, and the Trail of Terror. Open from 6:30 – 10 pm Friday and Saturday Oct 10 – Nov 1. Not recommended for under age of 8.
THE HAUNTED WOODS
75 Springhill Road, Old Bridge. Benefits Old Bridge Food Bank. Walk through haunted woods filled with displays, lights, sound, and live actors lurking about. Admission is free but food donations appreciated. Oct 17 - 19, 24 – 26 Fri, Sat 7 – 10 pm Sun 7 – 9:30pm.
VALLEY OF FEAR
Phoenix Sports Club, 301 W. Bristol Road, Festerville, PA (215) 942-9787
Haunted woods, haunted hayride, zombie maze and more; Runs Sept 26 – Nov 1
GHOST TOURS AT LIBERTY HALL MUSEUM
1003 Morris Ave, Union. (908) 527-0400
Liberty Hall Museum will be open to the public at night for ghost tours! With 240 years of history, there’s bound to be some ghost stories. Take Space is limited; reserve your spot today by calling or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Will be held on Oct 25th only!
CORNER OF CHAOS HAUNTED MAZE
299 Princeton-Hightstown Rd, East Windsor, (609) 426-8884
FIELD OF TERROR
831 Windsor Perrineville Rd East Windsor. (609) 758-7817.
Haunted House, haunted hayride, haunted cornfield and more! Thursday - Sunday, opens at 7pm.
FRIGHT FEST GREAT ADVENTURE
Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson
Venture into the Main Street Graveyard, the Demented Forest Terror Trail or the Lakefront Graveyard; check out the Circus Psycho and Bone Butcher Terror-Tory. Great for little kids!
HAUNTED HAYRIDE OF TERROR
C Casola Farms, 131 Route 79 South (South Main Street), Marlboro, (732) 946-8885. www.triplecnurseries.com/haunted
Haunted hayride, 3D haunted Barn, Haunted Wooded Trail and more. Fri, Sat and Sun 7-10:30pm.
BANE HAUNTED HOUSE
343 Mount Hope Road, Rockaway (973) 444-3079. www.banehauntedhouse.com
12,000 sq. ft. haunted house with 25 rooms of sheer terror. 7PM-11PM, opening Oct 3.
2 Brighton Avenue, Passaic (201) 716-2827
Interactive indoor, intense haunted house. Recommended for ages 10 and up! Fri, Sat and Sun, 8PM - 10pm.
BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - HAUNTED THEATER
765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft (732) 224-2411
“Redefining Stage Fright” Tormented trip through body parts, evil creatures and more! October 18 7:00-10:30, 2 PM and 4PM – Is great for the kids!
Wagner Farm Arboretum 197 Mountain Avenue, Warren 908-350-7383. See over 1,500 intricately carved and lighted pumpkins lining the garden paths. Enjoy the spooky Haunted House showcase with zombies & nightmarish creatures.