Kids can go trick-or-treating and meet their favorite characters at Six Flag's Fright Fest. Photo courtesy of Six Flags
Kids can go trick-or-treating and meet their favorite characters at Six Flag's Fright Fest. Photo courtesy of Six Flags

Family-Friendly Halloween Events for New Jersey Preschoolers

New Jersey offers plenty of family-friendly Halloween celebrations that are perfect for the preschool set. From trunk-or-treats to amusement parks to free community events, these safe and not-too-spooky activities let little ones experience the fun of trick-or-treating without the worry. And many of them are FREE!

Read on for 25+ fun and family-friendly Halloween events, and find even more Halloween happenings in our Event Calendar and Halloween Guide.


Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari
1 Six Flags Boulevard
Jackson, NJ 08527

Field Station: Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road Overpeck Park
Leonia, NJ 07605

Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road, Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Red Mill Museum Village
56 Main Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Insectropolis
1761 Rt. 9
Toms River, NJ 08755

Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Westfield Train Station
South Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090

Perry Street and Carpenter Lane
Cape May, NJ

Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza Route 10 West & Whippany Road
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016

Storybook Land
6415 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave.
Paramus, NJ 07652

Cape May County Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

various Union locations
Union, NJ 07033

Scotch Plains Library
1927 Bartle Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Great Swamp OEC
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ 07928

Veteran's Memorial Park
Continental Ave
River Edge, NJ 07646

Bernardsville Train Station
Route 202 & Depot Sq Lot 1
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Olde New Jersey Avenue betwen 2nd and Walnut Ave
North Wildwood, NJ

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332

The Boathouse at Mercer Lake
334 South Post Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Toms River Shopping Centre
corner of Rt. 37 & Rt. 166 (Main St.)
Tom's River, NJ 08753

Montville Community Park Amphitheater
Montville, NJ 07045

The Eclectic Chic Boutique
547 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Downtown Somerville
Main Street and Division Street
Somerville, NJ 08876

Downtown Morristown
Morristown, NJ 07960

Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ 08204

New Glassboro Town Square
220 Rowan Boulevard
Glassboro , NJ

Fanwood Memorial Library
5 Forest Road
Fanwood, NJ 07023