NJ's Most Amazing Halloween Pumpkin Displays and Pumpkin Festivals

Enjoy more than 40 pumpkin- and fall-themed activities at the Pumpkin Festival at Heaven Hill Farm. Photo courtesy of the farm
Enjoy more than 40 pumpkin- and fall-themed activities at the Pumpkin Festival at Heaven Hill Farm. Photo courtesy of the farm

Kick off the festive fall season at one of the many wonderful pumpkin-themed events happening around New Jersey, from elaborate pumpkin displays and carving competitions to good old-fashioned pumpkin picking at local farms. There's also plenty of fun to be had at pumpkin decorating events. 

Read on for our top picks, plus a couple of bonus events worth a drive across state lines. You can find even more seasonal events in our Guide to New Jersey Fall Fun and Guide to Halloween Events in New Jersey.

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Free Horse & Carriage Rides
Downtown Ocean City - 12:00 PM Pick
Six Flags Holiday in the Park
Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari - 1:00 PM Pick
Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights
Turtle Back Zoo - 5:00 PM Pick
South Jersey Holiday Light Show
Bridgeport Speedway - 5:00 PM Pick
Bergen County Winter Wonderland
Van Saun County Park - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides