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.

Read and Explore: Gingerbread Man
Terhune Orchards - 10:00 AM Pick
Drop in and Discover
Jakes Branch County Park Nature Center - 1:30 PM Pick
Super Pet Expo
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center - 3:00 PM Pick
Maple Sugaring Demonstrations
Great Swamp OEC - various times Pick
Antique Toy Train Show
South Jersey Museum of American History - 10:00 AM
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