Preschoolers delight in dressing up, but it's fun to have a little kid friendly Halloween event to show those costumes off at.
Preschoolers delight in dressing up, but it's fun to have a little kid friendly Halloween event to show those costumes off at.

Not-So-Scary Halloween Events for New Jersey Preschoolers

Little ones love nothing more than dressing up and collecting goodies on Halloween. While festivities may have restrictions this year, New Jersey still offers plenty of safe, not-too-scary Halloween celebrations perfect for the preschool set. From trunk-or-treats to over-the-top events at amusement parks and sweet scavenger hunts through a farm, these safe, little kid friendly activities let preschoolers experience the magic of Halloween. Good news for parents: Many of them are FREE!

Read on for 20+ fun and preschool-friendly Halloween events in New Jersey, plus a couple of extra-special events just over the border in Pennsylvania, and find even more Halloween happenings in our Event Calendar and Halloween Guide. Plan your fun in advance, as many events require reservations this year, and no matter where you go, remember to bring face masks and practice social distancing.


Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

Wagner Farm Arboretum
197 Mountain Avenue
Warren, NJ 07059

Crayola Experience
30 Centre Square
Easton, PA 18042

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
32 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938

Stew Leonard's
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ 07652

Wild West City
50 Lackawanna Drive
Stanhope, NJ 07874

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

Fosterfields Historic Farm
Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ

Von Thun Farms
438 Route 57 West
Washington, NJ 07882

Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union , NJ 07083

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley , NJ 07853

Imagine That
4 Vreeland Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932

West Orange Farmer's Market
80 Main Street
West Orange , NJ

Donaldson Farm
358 Allen Rd.
Hackettstown, NJ

Vets in Training
201 Main Street
Rancocas, NJ 08073

St. Michaels Farm Preserve
Princeton Ave
Hopewell, NJ

Exceptional Explorers
277 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039

Kitchen & Beer Bar
1093 Ringwood Ave
Haskell, NJ 07420

Woodbridge Center
250 Woodbridge Center Dr.
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Downtown Cranford
Cranford, NJ 07016

Echo Lake Park
151 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ 07092
South Jersey Holiday Light Show
Bridgeport Speedway - 5:00 PM Pick
94th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC - 9:00 AM
Festival of Trees at Morven
Morven Museum - 10:00 AM
PNC Bank Arts Center Magic of Lights
PNC Bank Arts Center - 5:00 PM
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