Spooky Special Events




We all know there’s a ton of Halloween Happenings in South Jersey. Here’s a list of some of the best ones to enjoy with the whole family – if they can handle it! oooohhhhaaaaaa. If you’d like to add your event to this list, email swray@equitycommunications.net  Enjoy these SPOOKY special events!

Margate Fall Funfest – Amherst Avenue, between Decatur and Coolidge Avenues.
9/22 11a-6pm / Funfest After Dark 8pm-10pm / 9/23 11a-5pm   FREE ADMISSION
Activities include live bands, amusements, games, back-bay nature tours and educational exhibits. Vendors from throughout the region will be offering food and crafts. Magician Joe Holiday performing his jaw dropping show with comedy, audience participation and magic and of course,  The Steve and Cookie’s Annual Dog Show always attracts a crowd.  http://www.margatehasmore.com/fallfunfest

Scullville Vol Fire Co. “Terror in the Junkyard” Hayride and Maze
– Flemings Junkyard 353 Zion Rd, EHT
9/28-10/28 (Every Fri, Sat & Sun 7p-10pm)
Hayride Tickets $10, Maze tickets $5, Combo Ticket $13.00  (no group rates)
This heritage haunted hayride will have you spooked with various locals acting out famous scenes from your favorite horror films!

Cornfield of Terror – R and J Farm – 723 W. Herschel St. EHC
9/30-10/28 – (Every Fri, Sat & Sun )
Admission $14, Adult Combo Ticket $19, Kids 10 and under $10, Kids Combo $15.00
The Cornfield of Terror will leave you screaming for your life ! Non-scary corn maze for those that do not have enough courage or simply want to test their navigational skills in the dark with nothing but a flashlight to help guide your way though the corn. cornfieldofterror.com

Le Tour De Downbeach Family Bike Ride
10/6 –  $20 per rider, $15 each for 4 or more family members. Day of race $25/$20
9:30am registration at Newport Ave and Boardwalk. 14 mile Bike ride starts at Newport Ave travels to Showboat Hotel back through Ventnor, Margate and Longport point turnaround.Then ending at Tomatoes in Margate
Riders enjoy free BBQ at Tomatoe’s, water ice from Margte Dairy Bar and Burger, music, costume contest and prizes
Spooktacular 10th Anniversary. Please decorate yourself, not your bike for a chance at winning prizes

Trunk or Treat at Wimberg Funeral Home  – 1707 New Road, Linwood FREE ADMISSION 
10/27 – 1p-3pm
Join local police and fire departments as kids dressed in costume go Trick or Treating in a safe environment with face painting, safety demos and of course FREE candy. Bring a gently used book for donation. Call for more details  (609) 653-1881

Ghost Tours of Ocean City
Various Tours depart from the corner of 9th St & Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, reservations required
A candlelight walking tour where that turns into “FEAR IN THE DARK”! It combines history, folklore, and ghost stories for a night of eerie fun in Ocean City’s historic downtown. Tours last approximately 90 minutes. Recommend purchasing tickets by 6 pm to ensure your spot on the tour.

Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run 
10/13 Wildwood Boardwalk.
A ghoulishly fun and exciting family event for all ages. 5K & 10K run along with a 1 mile family walk, starting at 10 a.m. – rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes to vie for the prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant, and Best All Around. All proceeds benefit the Elementary Schools of the Wildwoods.

Annual Cape May Halloween Parade
10/21 Perry St. to Physick Estate  Cape May, NJ
(609) 884-9565
No where else in New Jersey can you see so many creative costumes parade by in such a short time. Prior to the parade, trick or treating on the Washington Street Mall will be held from Noon to 2 p.m., The Parade  begins at Perry Street and Carpenter Lane, continues down Carpenter Lane to Ocean Street, \down Washington Street and ends at the Emlen Physick Estate.

Ocean City Halloween Parade
10/25 @ 7:00 PM
Asbury Ave. from 6th – 11th Street  Ocean City, NJ
One of the longest-running Halloween parades in the Tri-State area.

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