Cool Pumpkin Displays, Festivals, and Decorating Events in NJ

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 New Jersey's local farms, and plenty of pumpkin decorating fun.

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

Geoffrey the Giraffe at American Dream
American Dream - 3:30 PM Pick
Jenkinson's Movies on the Beach
Beach across from Jenkinson's - various times Pick
Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum
Hoboken Historical Musem - 10:00 AM
There & Back: The Journey to Vietnam and Home
New Jersey Vietnam Veteran Memorial Foundation - 10:00 AM
Free Movie Tuesdays: Encanto
Mayo Performing Arts Center - 10:30 AM
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