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Best Halloween Activities in NJ For Kids and Families

Most popular festive activities for kids to get ready for Halloween

The leaves are changing and that means one thing: Halloween is almost here! Costumes are being chosen and trick-or-treating time is almost here, but there are plenty of fun activities to do in the meantime. Try a corn maze, go pumpkin picking, get scared at a haunted house, and more Halloween fun. Yuggler has tons of awesome places for you to visit with the kids ranging from spooky to not-so-scary.

For all you NJ families, we have compiled a list of the most popular Halloween activities for the kiddos to enjoy. Check them out before the season is over!

Top 10 Corn Mazes

  1. Howell Living History Farm – Hopewell Valley, NJ [ Open ]
  2. Happy Day Farm – Manalapan, NJ [ Open ]
  3. Von Thun Country Farm Market – Monmouth Junction, NJ[ Open ]
  4. Westhaven Farm – Allentown, NJ [ Open ]
  5. Alstede Farm – Chester, NJ [ Open ]
  6. Conklin Farm – Montville, NJ [ Open ]
  7. Ort Farms – Long Valley, NJ [ Open ]
  8. Harbes Family Farm – Riverhead, NY [ Open ]
  9. Heaven Hill Farm – Vernon, NJ [ Open ]
  10. Etsch Farms – Monroe, NJ [ Open ]

Top 5 Haunted Attractions

  1. Six Flags Annual Fright Fest – Jackson, NJ [ Open ]
  2. Allaire Haunted Hayride – Allaire, NJ [ Open ]
  3. Windsor Farms Haunted Hayride – West Windsor, NJ [ Open ]
  4. C. Casola Farm’s Haunted Attractions – Marlboro, NJ [ Open ]
  5. The Field of Terror – East Windsor, NJ [ Open ]

Top 10 Pumpkin Picking Locations

  1. Giamarese Farm & Orchards – East Brunswick, NJ [ Open ]
  2. Melick’s Town Farm – Califon, NJ [ Open ]
  3. Norz Hill Farm – Hillsborough, NJ [ Open ]
  4. Ort Farms – Long Valley, NJ[ Open ]
  5. Bullock Farms – Cream Ridge, NJ [ Open ]
  6. Eastmont Orchards – Colts Neck, NJ [ Open ]
  7. Habiak Farms – Jamesburg, NJ [ Open ]
  8. Terhune Orchards – Lawrence, NJ [ Open ]
  9. Tranquility Farms – Andover, NJ [ Open ]
  10. Hallock’s U-Pick – New Egypt, NJ [ Open ]

Check out these and other options for Halloween activities near NJ on our Pinterest boards. Also, discover even more awesome things to do near you this fall.

More information about the the most popular things to do for kids and family activities in NJ is available in the App itself.

You can also construct your own top charts for the best kids activities near your current location or future travel destination directly in the App for any of our 503 categories. View the most popular things to do for kids near you that meet your preferences by filtering top charts by season, age, gender, type and many more criteria.

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If you need to find some of the most trending kids activities in New Jersey, visit our Calendar for Kids Activities to learn more about the freshest and most relevant things to do for all ages.

Happy Halloween!