FrightFest Begins Weekends
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
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
9/30: 10am to 5pm
10/1: 11am to 4pm
29th Annual Chowder Cook-Off Classic
Chowderfest Weekend has become a
tradition for family and friends to
gather together to say good bye to
summer and welcome the fall. Fabulous
Merchant Mart on Saturday
(free admission) & Sunday for the
Chowder Cook Off Classic (a ticketed event).
The Taylor Ave. Ball Field, Beach Haven
2nd Annual Oktoberfest
9/30: 11am to 7pm
10/1: 11am to 6pm
Oktoberfest kicks off Saturday at
11am with the Tapping of the Keg!
Featuring seasonal craft beer tastings,
great bands, authentic German food,
artisans and crafters, beer garden,
food trucks, kids zone, and the
Oktoberfest Muscle Car Showdown.
Seaside Heights Boulevard
Food Truck Wind Up &
Craft Beer Fest
Noon to 5pm
Take your family and your friends
out to the ballpark at the Lakewood
BlueClaws Stadium for this fun-filled
day of food trucks, craft beer, bands,
vendors and crafters. Admission is free
FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood
Apple Fest at Lacey Day
Noon to 4pm
Apple contests, re-enactors, games,
butter making, fresh baked apple desserts, pie eating contests, & candy apples!
Gille Park, Forked River
Mud Hop &
Pit Gates: 10am
Grandstands open: Noon
Mud In The Pines,
Nine different classes including ATV's,
Pro Stock, 2.5 Ton Outlaws, 4/6 Cylinder,
Tractor Tire, Super Mod,
Super Street and Street Stock.
New Egypt Speedway
by Storm Large
Storm Large shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova, where she built a fan base that follows her around the world to this day. Storm made her debut with the band Pink Martini in 2011, singing four sold-out concerts with the National
Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy
Center in Washington, DC.
Grunin Center for the Arts
Ocean County College, Toms River
- Northern Vibes
With an upright piano anchored to the rock of the Canadian Shield, Roman Zavada created new piano compositions inspired by the aurora borealis of the Northwest Territories. Acclaimed by critics and the public for its beauty and originality, this outstanding 360 degree piano performance immerses the audience above the 60th parallel deep into the heart of the northern spirit.
Grunin Center for the Arts
Ocean County College,
2017 Toms River
Downtown Art Stroll
4pm to 7pm
Last Stroll of the 2017 season! The sidewalk along Main Street will be lined with original, award winning and internationally collected visual artist, musicians and performance
artist showcasing and selling their
creations. Many resturants such as
Daddio's, Capone's, Waterstreet
Grill and Brooklyn Biestro will
be open for all your food and
Downtown Toms River
Harvest Moon Stroll
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join park naturalists to celebrate the 2017 Harvest Moon! Participants will take a leisurely stroll through the maritime forest, over the dunes and onto the beach for a bonfire.
Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park
The Artimus Pyle Band
"A Tribute to
Artimus Pyle is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and a original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd. More than just a "tribute" to Lynyrd Skynyrd, a tribute to the man that
Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood
Italian Street Festival
Fri.: 4pm to 10pm
Sat.: 10am to 10pm
Sun.: 10am to 8pm
Savor a weekend of Italian specialties, arts and crafts, outstanding entertainment.
Seaside Heights Streets
Fall Huddy Park
in Water Boat Show
10am to 6pm
FREE with FREE BOAT RIDES! Many boats in the water for sea trials as well as boats on land. Vendors & other activities. Regular, Luxury and Performance Triple Toon Pontoons,
Deck Boats, & Fishing Boats.
Huddy Park, Toms River
3rd Annual LBI FLY
International Kite Festival
Fri.: 12:30pm to 10pm
Sat. & Sun.: 10am to 4pm
Kites will be gracing the beaches & inside venues of Long Beach Island over weekend. Brilliant colorful artist design kites, fun flying giant kites and the amazing show of sport kiting to our beautiful island. This free and cross-generational event will yield even
more spectacular and unusual
kites this year.
Ship Bottom Beaches &
Other Indoor Venues on LBI
11th Annual Clam Jam
7am - 10am
The Jetty Clam Jam is a team-oriented surf contest pairing our area's next generation surfers with more experienced wave riders
A Family-Oriented Jam - Bring your kids and dogs, dress for the Fall, root on your friends, and celebrate getting
through another busy Summer!
Hudson Ave., Harvey Cedars
"Truck"erton Food Truck
& Cider Fest
11am to 6m
Celebrate fall with over a dozen food trucks serving up food, fun and live music. Vendors, family activities, decoy carving, boat building. Craft beer garden featuring hard cider - a perfect complement to fall. Wine tasting and sales by Laurita Winery.
Tuckerton Seaport &
10th Annual Fall Festival
11am to ??
Come and enjoy the Fun!!
Fire & Vehicle Extrication
Demonstrations, Antique Fire Trucks,
Toms River Police Motorcycle Unit &
K9 Demonstrations, Over 100
Motorcycles, Food, Refreshments,
Local vendors, games, & kid rides.
Live music performed by The Pickles.
Silverton Volunteer Fire Co.
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.
Seaside Heights Streets
26th Ocean County
Columbus Day Parade
A parade that is bound to delight young and old alike.
Seaside Heights Streets
45th Annual LBI
Commemorative 18 Mile Run
Start time: 10:30am
In 1972, Bill Fitzpatrick, a Long Beach Island resident and Rutgers University track man, wanted to organize a race from one end of Long Beach Island to the other, just for fun. That same year, it was dedicated to the memory of the 11 slain Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics & also dedicated to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
St. Francis Parish & Community Center
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
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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