Meet the sweet alpacas at Swallow Hill Farms Alpaca Open House. Photo courtesy of the farm
Meet the sweet alpacas at Swallow Hill Farms Alpaca Open House. Photo courtesy of the farm

Things To Do in New Jersey This Weekend With Kids: Alpacas, Jack-o'-Lanterns, Harvest Weekend

It's the first official weekend of fall, and no matter whether you choose to spend it with cute alpacas, colorful pumpkins, or spooky jack o' lanterns, there's autumnal fun for everyone. So hop on a fall train and explore all those long-awaited seasonal activities with this fresh crop of even picks. 

Be sure to click through to the individual websites for social distancing and reservation guidelines and bookmark our Event Calendar for daily updates on reopenings at our favorite family-friendly spots, plus additional exciting live events.

If you're looking for extracurricular activities, our Back-to-School Fair is still going; catch the last few FREE demo classes this week, including sessions from Atlantic Acting and Coucou French. We've also rounded up some cool in-person classes and enrichment centers offering remote learning support.  


Bergen County Zoological Park
216 Forest Ave.
Paramus, NJ 7652

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

Swallow Hill Farm
583 Montgomery Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Downtown New Brunswick
George Street
New Brunswick, NJ

Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Road
Somerset, NJ 08873

Miller-Cory House Museum
614 Mountain Ave.
Westfield, NJ 07090

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

Skyland Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ 07822

Oak Ridge Park
136 Oak Ridge Road
Clark, NJ 07066

New Jersey Audobon - Department of Education, Center for Research and Education
600 Route 47 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

TD Bank Ballpark
1 Patriots Park
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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

Delaware River Railroad
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Heaven Hill Farm
451 NJ-94
Vernon Twp , NJ 07462

Downtown Somerville
Division Street
Somerville, NJ

Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ 08501

Happy Day Farm
97 Daum Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726

Imagine That
4 Vreeland Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Road
Chester, NJ

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Rd
Hillsdale, NJ 07642

Holland Ridge Farms
86 Rues Road
Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

Fosterfield's Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

Johnson's Corner Farm
133 Church Rd.
Medford, NJ 08055

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Wightman Farms
1111 Mt Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

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

Hedge Field Farms
609 Garton Rd
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Downtown Westfield
Westfield, NJ 07091

Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NY

Centenary Stage Co., Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center
715 Grand Avenue
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Black River & Western Railroad
80 Stangl Road Flemington Station behind Liberty Village Premium Outlets
Flemington, NJ

Delaware River Railroad Excursions
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Heaven Hill Farm
451 Route 94
Vernon, NJ 07462

Conklin Farm U-Pick
65 River Road
Montville, NJ 07045

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Sussex County Strawberry Farm
565 U.S. 206
Newton, NJ 07860

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Rd
Hillsdale, NJ 07642

Alstede Farms
84 Route 513
Chester, NJ

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley , NJ 07853

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Norz Hill Farm
116 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Happy Day Farm
17 Daum Road
Manalapan, NJ

Wightman's Farms
1111 Mt. Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Abma's Farm
700 Lawlins Road
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Melick's Town Farms
472 County Route 513
Califon, NJ 07830

Farms View
945 Black Oak Ridge Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Johnson's Corner Farm
133 Church Road
Medford, NJ 08055

Sahl's Father Son Farm
420 West Pestalozzi Street
Galloway, NJ 08215

Springdale Farms
1638 South Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Duffield's Farm
Greentree and Chapel Heights Road
Sewell, NJ 08080

Happy Day Farm
97 Daum Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930

Stony Hill Farm Market
15 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Etsch Farms
556 Buckelew Avenue
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Ort Farms
6 East Valley Brook Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 Schanck Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

Wightman's Farms
1111 Mt. Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Springdale Farms
1638 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ 07462

Sahl's Father Son Farm
420 West Pestalozzi Street
Galloway, NJ 08215

Corn Maze Train
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Duffield's Farm Market
280 Chapel Heights Road
Sewell, NJ 08080

Fairfield Farms
177 Big Piece Road
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Secor Farms
85 Airmont Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Howell Living History Farm
17 Valley Road
Lambertville, NJ 08530

The Farm in Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmon, NJ 08865
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