Enjoy kid-friendly thrills during the day at Six Flags Great Adventure's Fright Fest. Photo courtesy of Six Flags
Enjoy kid-friendly thrills during the day at Six Flags Great Adventure's Fright Fest. Photo courtesy of Six Flags

Things To Do in NJ this Weekend: Fright Fest, Corn Mazes, Insect Festival

While it's technically the last weekend of summer, there are plenty of fall-themed things to do this weekend in New Jersey, including corn mazes, fall festivals, and early Halloween fun. Make room on your calendar for seasonal favorites like corn mazes at Alstede Farms and Stony Hill Farms, and the spooky, pre-Halloween Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure.

Take advantage of end-of-summer, almost-fall temperatures when you bask in seaside adventures at the Wind & Sea Festival, old-fashioned fun at Fall Harvest Fest and Spirit of the Jerseys, plus celebrations of bugs and bats.  Don't miss local festivals like Jersey City's All About Downtown Street Fair, PlayDay South Orange, Fanny Wood Day Street Fair, and Bridgewater's Community Day Featuring Touch-a-Truck & Dog Day.

Check out our Fall Fun Guide for NJ Kids for more options for family fun, including 50 Things We Can't Wait to Do with NJ Kids this Fall. And look to our September GoList and event calendar for a complete listing of happenings this weekend and beyond.


Stony Hill Farms
15 North Road
Chester, NJ

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

Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ 08204

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Rt. 24)
Chester, NJ

Bayshore Waterfront Park
719 Port Monmouth Road
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758

Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Princeton Public Library
Hinds Plaza
Princeton , NJ 08542

Mercer Educational Gardens
431A Federal City Rd.
Pennington, NJ 08534

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ 07928

Monmouth Battlefield State Park
16 Business Route 33
Manalapan, NJ 07726

Liberty State Park
1 Audry Zapp Dr.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

South and Martine Avenues
Fanwood, NJ 07023

Fosterfields Historic Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ

South Orange Village Center
76 South Orange
South Orange, NJ

Raritan Avenue, Between 2nd and 5th Avenues
Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904

Somerset County Vo-Tech Grounds
14 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Princeton Airport
41 Airpark Road
Princeton , NJ 08540
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