Jenkinson's Boo at the Boardwalk offers some admission-free fun. Photo courtesy of Jenkinson's
Jenkinson's Boo at the Boardwalk offers some admission-free fun. Photo courtesy of Jenkinson's

20+ Free Halloween Events and Parades in New Jersey for Kids

There are no tricks here, instead, we've got a special treat: More than 20 FREE Halloween events and parades in New Jersey. The weeks leading up to Halloween are full of festivals, costume parades, and plenty more opportunities for ghosts and goblins to dress up and score some scary-good treats.

Read on for our top picks, and be sure to bookmark our Halloween Fun Guide for even more seasonal fun. From pumpkin picking and corn mazes to harvest festivals and Halloween train rides, we've got you covered with fun things to do during this spooky season. Happy Halloween, New Jersey!

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