The Best Halloween Events in New Jersey for Families in 2022

Celebrate Brick or Treat at Legoland. Photo courtesy of Legoland
Celebrate Brick or Treat at Legoland. Photo courtesy of Legoland

Spooktacular news, New Jersey: Halloween 2022 is on its way, bringing with it a slew of family-friendly Halloween events! Grab your calendars, and start plotting your seasonal frights. From over-the-top fun at theme parks like Six Flags Great Adventure Fright Fest to animal-centric celebrations like Cape May's Boo at the Zoo, here are the best Halloween activities in New Jersey for kids and families.

Be sure to bookmark this post, as we plan to update it throughout the month with all the upcoming must-do events. And check out our Guide to Halloween Events in New Jersey and New Jersey Fall Fun Guide for even more thrills.

As always, if an event piques your interest, click through to our listing for all the details, including addresses and times. And keep in mind: Really cool things to do with kids often book up quickly, so register or buy your tickets ASAP.

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Places featured in this article:


Downtown Westfield

Jefferson School Parking Lot

6th Street & Asbury Avenue

Montville Community Park Amphitheater

Columbus Farmers Market
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