Halloween Fun in NJ & PA

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What's going on everybody it's Marcus aka Dad. Today I wanted to share a list of Halloween activities to do with your kids.  I decide to put together a list of family friendly Halloween events in NJ & PA. Some of these events we've either done years past or will be doing this year so make sure to check back and see our posts.

Six Flags Great Adventures Fright Fest
September 22 and runs six weekends through October 28
Thrills by day 10:30am-6pm

Trick-or-Treat Trail, Professor Slithers’ Creepy Critters, Haunted
Wagon Spells, Spooky, Kooky Magic Show and more

Frights by night 6pm-11pm
Frights by night is recommended for kids over the age of 12 with mazes and lots of zombies roaming around.

All your favorite thrill rides plus Halloween-themed shows and attractions including ZombieZones, Terror Trails and more!

You don't want to miss the 4 terror trails and new shows!

Sesame Place
5 weekends of fun featuring Halloween Shows, Mazes, a Hayride and More!Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the park and a family –friendly hayride with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends.

New in 2012 is Ernie’s Rubber Duckie Costume Party ‐ a non‐stop, fun‐filled time, where
everyone’s invited to dance their day away! Moving lights and fun, upbeat music will make you
feel as if you’ve arrived at a Sesame‐styled disco.  Back for its 2nd year is the Neighborhood
Street Party Halloween Parade. 

October 6th and 7th—The Count’s Halloween Party
October 13th and 14th —Grover’s Birthday Bash
October 20th and 21st —Abby Cadabby’s Fairy Pumpkin Party
October 30th — Halloween Costume Contest
for details on parties and cost visit site

Johnson's Corner Farm
Hayrides to pick our pumpkins
11-5pm (on the hour) weekdays
Weekends 10-5pm (continuously)
Fall Harvest Festivals Every weekend
johnsonsfarm.com for all the details

Please Touch Museum
October 26-31
Please Touch Museum transforms Enchanted Colonial Village into Boo Boulevard during “Healthy and Safe Halloween Month.” In addition to animatronic characters from the former Lit Brothers department store, Boo Boulevard will feature festive fall decorations, spooky sounds, and items from PTM’s permanent collection of contemporary and historic toys. Boo Boulevard is presented by PECO.

Philadelphia Zoo- Boo at the Zoo
October 20-21 & 27-28 10am-4pm
The Philadelphia Zoo is adding a little green to your Halloween with the return of Boo at the Zoo for two spooky weekends! Put on your favorite costume and join us for a creepy, crawly celebration. Enjoy treats and sweets while playing your favorite Halloween games, listening to live music and much more!

Storybook Land-Fall Fun at Storybook Land!
Starting October 4th
Climb aboard the Happy Hayride and go to our Pumpkin Station where kids can pick out and decorate their favorite pumpkin! Find your way through Elmer's Hay-Mazin' Maze and complete a puzzle!

Trick-or-Treat Weekend October 26th, 27th, 28th
Kids receive a FREE Trick-or-Treat Bag with admission.
Collect treats at over 25 different stations. (Don't forget to wear your costume!)

For cost and updated details of events please visit their sites.
Enjoy and Don't forget to come back and check out our Family Friendly Halloween posts.

Disclosure: This is not a compensated post. We are however attending media preview days for both Six Flags and Sesame Place. All information was gathered from press releases or websites for each activity.


  1. These look so fun! Wish we lived in that area!! (I'm jealous.)

  2. I would totally love to do the Sesame Place one and the Six Flags. I don't ride rides but seems like fun LOL. I can't wait to see the pics and post coming up :)

  3. I so wish we were out there to go to these! Boo at the Zoo looks amazong!

  4. I so wish we were out there to go to these! Boo at the Zoo looks amazong!

  5. These look like so much fun! If I don't get to these this year, I'm going to keep this in mind for next year for sure!!

  6. Looks you all will be super busy and entertained with all of those options!


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