Fri.: 5:30pm to Midnight
Sat.: 11am to Midnight
Sun. & 10/9: 11am to 10pm
10/30 & 10/31: 5pm to 11pm
Zombies and ghouls take over the park.
Enjoy thrills for the whole family during
the day and a frightening evening of fun
after the sun goes down.
There is no place to hide!
Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
Haunted Hayride &
Fri. & Sat.: 7pm to 11pm
Sun: 7pm to 10pm
If you dare, hop onboard a Haunted Hayride that runs thru 66 haunted acres deep in the bowels of NJ's Pine Barrens. Continue the adventure with a walk thru the Psycho Path and the
Dead End Corn Maze.
569 Monmouth Rd., Jackson
The Dark Carnival
Fri. - Sat.: 7pm to 10:30pm
The Dark Carnival is a circus based haunted attraction. Encounter live actors as you travel through the haunted maze. This year we offer 5 new hideous attractions that will push your senses
and fears to the extreme.
Blackbeard's Cave Family Entertainment Center,
Gravity Hill Haunted Trail
Fri. & Sat.: Dusk to 11pm
Sun.: Dusk to 9pm
As you enter the gates of the adjacent haunted fields of Gravity Hill, the
nightmare begins... 45 minutes of spine chilling walkable haunted trails and
creepy themes and adventures... This
not a hayride where you can hide from
the creatures of the night!
Cicconi Farms, Jackson
Scary Rotten Farms
Thurs., Sun., &
10/30, 10/31: 7pm to 9pm
Fri. & Sat.: 7pm to 10pm
There's Sinister Sneed's Chaotic Carnival of Chaos and Blacken: The Plague: Both haunts are filled with thrills and chills. Are you brave
to complete them both
Berry's Farm, Brick
20th Annual Waretown
7pm to 10pm
20 minute Hayride around the Haunted Waretown Lake. Paid participants will vote for their favorite skit as presented by our entries.
Waretown Lake, Waretown
For the Beat 539 Half &
Takes place Oct 22nd:
8am. - Start of Full Marathon
10am - Start of Half Marathon
Competition is open to members 18 yrs. of age and older
Registration will be online:
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Sat.: 11am to 9pm
Sun.: 11am - 7pm
Gather at Laurita to celebrate the Harvest, a magical time when they work with the earth to turn grapes
Food Trucks & Fire Pits
Sat.: 11am to 9:30pm
Sun.: 11am to 7pm
Food and wine lovers will converge
for a Gourmet Food Trucks & Fire Works
Experience the trending
Gourmet Food Truck offerings,
sip on wine,
enjoy live music, & watch the Fireworks!
Laurita Winery, New Egypt
Food Trucks and Football
11am to 6pm
Featuring live streaming football in the gazebo, tailgate games, kids activities & beer & wine for purchase!
Fall Wine Festival
Noon to 5pm
Enjoy the beautiful lake-front setting
while sampling an array of wines,
listen to live music, browsing crafters,
vendors and food.
Manahawkin Lake Park
23rd Annual Pine Barrens
10am to 4:30pm
Celebrate the people, traditions and rich history of the NJ Pine Barrens. Listen to the sounds of the Pines with famous local musicians from Albert Music Hall. Take a scenic paddle around Wells Mills Lake, go on a nature walk, sit in on a demonstration
or slide show, or browse
exhibitors both commercial and non-profit.
Wells Mills County Park, Waretown
FallFest & Food Trucks
1pm to 6pm
Featuring different food trucks offering a wide variety of foods and treats. There will be a beer and wine garden, and more! The event will conclude with a great FIREWORKS SHOW!
Windward Beach Park, Brick
3rd Annual Food Trucks
on the Waterfront
11am to 6pm
Food Trucks and entertainment. Bounce House, Live Bands, Local Vendors and MUCH MORE!!
Mathis Veterans Memorial Park, South Toms River
Jersey Shore Makersfest
10am to 4pm
An experimental, experiential, educational, and FREE annual community event, a celebration of creativity and imagination that's part MythBusters, part science lab, part county fair, and part art studio.
It consists of 70-100 maker booths.
Our Gang Players
The Drowsy Chaperone
Fri., Sat.: 7pm
Our Gang Players rounds out
their 40th season with a fan
favorite. Come see this classic
Musical within a Comedy!
The Bengal Theatre @ Barnegat High School
Bay Head's Annual
Harvest Craft Festival
10am to 4pm
Variety of fine crafts, vendors, along with fall activities, food, and music.
Bay Head Centennial Park
4th Annual Jewish
11am to 3:30pm
The Festival celebrates great art and powerful storytelling.
Jewish Federation of Ocean County
Seaside Half Marathon
7am to 1pm
40th year celebration, runners are welcomed to take the "Seaside Challenge", and run the 5K and the Half Marathon races back-to-back!
Run the beautiful, scenic course along the famous Boardwalk & Bay area
through Seaside Park!
is closed. Register at
from 5pm - 7pm, Oct. 14, &
7am, Oct. 15.
Beachcomber Bar & Grille, Seaside Heights
"Oceanaires Trip to
Help celebrate the Oceanaires' 60th birthday with "We're taking you to Broadway!
A men's a cappella chorus singing in the four-part Barbershop Harmony style that has been entertaining
Ocean County, NJ since 1957.
Toms River High School North
Gary Puckett &
The Union Gap
Two shows in one with two of the biggest stars of the Sixties!
The Hit Men
Five brilliant musicians/singers who
toured & recorded with Frankie Valli,
Carly Simon, Tommy James, Carole King,
Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, Cheap Trick,
Elton John, Paul McCartney,
Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart,
Blood Sweat & Tears, and many more.
Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood
Laser Fright Night &
Not So Scary Halloween
10/7, 10/14, 10/21, & 10/28: 8:30pm
10/9, 10/14, 10/21, & 10/28: 2pm
Your favorite Halloween hits
including Dead Man's Party,
Monster Mash, Men in Black &
Michael Jackson's Thriller set to
PJ Night! Host a
6:30pm - 8pm
An evening of activities, reading,
Meet the Authors and
hear the story
under the stars.
Finding Aliens World
6pm - 8pm
Build your own alien, create your
own alien world
and learn how
your world may become a part of history!
Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College,
At the Jass Band Ball w/
Dan Levinson's Roof Garden
Dan Levinson's Roof Garden Jass Band will take you back to that historic time and delight your senses with those very same
exalted a war-weary nation
propelled it into a wild, hypnotic frenzy.
Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company presents an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey's timeless classics and thrilling new works by today's outstanding emerging choreographers.
Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
A multi-platinum selling recording artist
and seven-time Grammy Award nominee,
the soulful vocalist is a highly sought-after
collaborator and guest performer who has
performed alongside many
including Stevie Wonder,
Bob Dylan, Luciano
Emmylou Harris, Taj Mahal,
and Mavis Staples, to name a few.
10/27 - 10/29
"Proof" presented by
OCC Repertory Theatre Co.
10/19, 10/20, & 10/27: 7:30pm
10/21 & 10/28: 8pm
10/22 & 10/29: 2pm
On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young
woman, has spent years caring for her
unstable father, a famous
Now, following his
death, she must deal
with her own
volatile emotions; the arrival
of her estranged sister, Claire
Grunin Center for the Arts
@ Ocean County College, Toms River
Cuisine Live Demo Dinner: An Evening of Californian & Hawaiian Cuisine
6:30pm to 9:30pm
An entertaining and informative night out and will provide a fantastic chance to pick up some new cooking skills while enjoying a great meal! Interact with the chef as you learn about their inspiring culinary techniques and philosophy.
Cuisine Murder Mystery:
There is murder in the air and a killer
on the loose at Transyltucky's annual
Halloween Ball, and Horror Homicide
needs your help to find the culprit.
Enjoy an evening of thrills and chills
while dining on a dinner buffet.
Cuisine on the Green @ Atlantis, Little Egg Harbor
Noon - 4pm
rick-or-Treating, Crafts, Games, Pumpkin Path, Beach Maze, Underwater Pumpkin Carving, Perk'y Pumpkin Derby and more!
Schedule of Events:
Underwater Pumpkin Carving at 2:30pm each day.
Perky's Pumpkin Derby, October 28th at 2pm (Rain Date October 29th).
n's Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach
Trick or Treat Street
Noon to 5pm
Prizes, fun for everyone including
pumpkin decorating, dog parade
and kids' costume parade, trick
or treating, and pumpkin chunkin'
competition among local businesses.
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
Lighthouse Challenge 2017
Climb to the top of the Barnegat Lighthouse
& the Tucker's Island Lighthouse
during the Lighthouse Challenge
of New Jersey! A fun weekend
to explore and help raise funds for
the continued preservation, education
and restoration of these historic structures.
A Fall Weekend of Family Fun!
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
Harvest Arts Festival
11:30am to 5pm
Food trucks, handcraft & merchandise vendors and a beer and wine garden, live entertainment all day long. Artists will be displaying their work as part of a juried art show. Free kids activities and games including free pumpkin painting.
Downtown Toms River
Pirate Pete's Pumpkin Patch
10am to 5pm
Paint your own Pumpkin in Pirate Pete's
Pumpkin Patch which will be decked out
in Halloween and Pirate Decorations to
delight all ages.
Pumpkins will be provided
for each child in your party!!!
Jersey Shore Pirates, Brick
2017 All Star Cup Shootout
60 Laps $6,000 to win Big Block/Small
Block Modifieds, Crate All Star Cup
Shootout, Hammer Sportsman All Star
Cup, and NEWS Sprint Cars All Star Cup.
New Egypt Speedway
Ocean Gate EMS
12th Annual Car Show
11am to 4 pm
Car show with music, vendors,
and food. Fun for the entire family!
First Aid Park, Ocean Gate
Ghoul-free game room & carnival rides
for kids, hayrides, music, food,
face painting, and a large variety
of vendors. At dusk, THE HAUNTED
- the scariest haunt in the area
opens and runs until midnight.
VFW Post 8867, Brick
Spooky Tunes &
Tales of New Jersey
Singer/songwriter Valerie Vaughn
will perform a repertoire of ghost tales,
incorporating the Jersey Devil in her
enthusiastic storytelling & ballads.
Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River
63rd Annual LBI
Surf Fishing Classic
Surf Fishing Classic is on the nation's
oldest and most recognized surfcasting
tournaments, providing an eight-week
contest for beach anglers who fish for
striped bass and bluefish along the
shores of LBI.
Long Beach Island Shores
Daily FALL FUN!
Krowicki's Farm Market & Greenhouse
Hallock's U-Pick Farm
Sat. & Sun.
Dewolf's U-Pick Farm
Tues. - Sun.
Wed. - Sun. & Mon. Oct. 9
Argos Farm Market
For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions
Visit us at
Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Director Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism
Deputy Director Gerry P. Little
John C. Bartlett, Jr
Virginia E. Haines
John P. Kelly