Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center will host HalloWheaton, a free trick-or-treat event with interactive performances and family activities. Photo courtesy of Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center will host HalloWheaton, a free trick-or-treat event with interactive performances and family activities. Photo courtesy of Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

50+ Fall Events for New Jersey Preschoolers

If your preschoolers are bursting with energy in the fall, we present you with 50+ ways to keep them busy with oodles of seasonal fun. The new season brings with it some awesome fall events, including fall festivals, corn mazes, train rides, touch-a-trucks, and more for the 5-and-under set! 

Catch big names at preschool-friendly performances of Peppa Pig, Sesame Street LiveDisney On Ice, and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Or head outside with your little ones to enjoy the beautiful weather and colors at events like the Great Pumpkin Train Ride, Giant Corn Maze AdventuresGreat Pumpkin Festival, and Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows.

Plus, get in the Halloween spirit at non-spooky fall events such as Boo at the Boardwalk and Trick-or-Treat Weekend at Storybook Land.

Read on for the full list of fun fall events for little ones in New Jersey. And don't forget to check out our Fall Fun Guide and Event Calendar to find even more great things to do this season!

Places featured in this article:


Pottery Barn Kids- various locations

Terhune Orchards
upcoming events
(Tue May 11, 2021 - Wed Sep 29, 2021) Read & Pick at Terhune Orchards

Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

Princeton Public Library

Count Basie Center for the Arts

Delaware River Railroad Excursions

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)

Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ / Teterboro Airport

Count Basie Center for the Arts
Six Flags Great Adventure Coaster Power Hours
Six Flags Great Adventure - various times Pick
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge - 10:00 AM
Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum
Hoboken Hisorical Musem - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Afternoons at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge - 1:30 PM
Grow with Me! Series for Kids
Washington Crossing State Park - 4:00 PM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides