50+ Fall Events for New Jersey Preschoolers

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

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

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
State Fair Meadowlands
State Fair Meadowlands - various times Pick
Jenkinson's Fireworks at Dark
Jenkinson's Beach - various times Pick
Let's Learn Circuits
Zoom - Online - 9:30 AM
Spanish, Italian, or French Language Day Camps
GainVille Learning Center - 9:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides