Halloween Events in Jersey City

Halloween Events in Jersey City 2017

Halloween Events in Jersey City, Hoboken and NYC


Ghost of Uncle Joe’s 10/22; Harsimus Cemetery, 1pm-3am!

This annual event is rock show in a cemetery with local musicians performing covers of famous bands. There will be delicious food, refreshing beer, prize giveaways for best costumes and more.

66Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns at the Meadowlands 10/27-10/30

Debuting in New Jersey is the most iconic, truly unique family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns! Come see thousands of hand-carved illuminated jack o’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the Halloween spirit in visitors of all ages!


Spooky Terminal 10/29 @4 to 8 pm

Join us as we transform the historic Central Railroad of NJ into The Spooky Terminal on October 29th. Located in a one of a kind venue over looking the gorgeous Manhattan skyline in the heart of Liberty State Park. All aboard!Buy your tickets here: http://www.chicpeajc.com/event/tot2016/

There will be Fun Activities, Bouncy House, Costume Contest and more!



Spectral Gala 10/29, from 8 PM – 1 AM* at Cathedral Hall, 380 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Spectral Gala is an event we’ve been dreaming up for years! Finally the stars are aligning, so watch this page for more details!! Must be 21 or over.



terminal-of-terrorTerminal of Terror 10/29; Liberty State Park; *Family Friendly Events 4-8 pm*

The historic Central Railroad of NJ transformed into The Terminal of Terror. Music, Food Trucks, Haunted Activities, Bouncy House, Costume Contest and more!


img_1621Curious Kids Toddler & Preschool HALLOWEEN EVENTS! 10/29

Age 1-3 – 10:00-11:00am – $20
Come make a MONSTER MESS at our toddler Halloween Event!
Spider slime, monster melt, pumpkin guts- and we’ll do all the cleanup!
Age 3-6 – 11:30am-12:30pm – $25
Explore some SPOOKY SCIENCE at our preschool Halloween Event!
Exploding ghosts, making potions, dancing worms and more!
*Children must be potty trained to attend drop off.
Call or email to reserve your spot!  Space is limited! 
HudsonPLAY Halloween ! 10/30th 12- 3 PM
Activities includes
– Magic Show
– Face painting and Baloons
– DJ and Dancing
– Prizes for Best Dressed, Most Creative (Individual), Most Creative (Family)
– All HudsonPLAY activities included in the price except for the Virtual Reality (VR) Roller Coaster Rides ($3 per ride per person)


Annual Paulus Hook Halloween Parade 10/30 in Paulus Hook Park

Intersection of Grand St & Washington St
12:30 PM  Pet Parade

1:45 PM    Children’s Parade

Donations to Benefit Paulus Hook Park Redesign and Liberty Human Society




13680328_10154415468464703_5970897683514517284_oFamily Halloween Bash on the Pedestrian Mall 10/31; 3-6 pm

Have a ghoulishly good time on The Pedestrain Mall this Halloweeen! There will be facepainting, a bouncey house, music, and CANDY! In-district members- FREE!

Ragamuffin Parade & Costume Contest 10/31; Washington St. Hoboken,3:15

Line up at 3:15pm on Washington Street bet. 13th & 14th Street. Parade starts at 3:30pm. Parade features local live music, floats, lots of great costumes and so much more. Wear your Halloween best! Costume Contest begins at 4:30pm after the Parade at The Little League Field, 5th Street & River Terrace



Artists’ Studio Tour (Hoboken) 11/8; 12-6 pm

There are many locations; the tour is designed so you can easily walk from studio to studio, gallery to gallery. As diverse as the art itself, the tour’s popularity draws artists far beyond the banks of Hoboken, showcasing art in many forms, in a variety of mediums. Visitors can meet the artists and witness the creative process at work.

14192158_609893195863666_591054107516256895_nHoboken Turkey Trot and 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run 11/19; Pier A Park 9:30 am

Join us for the 3rd annual Hoboken Turkey Trot 5K and 1-mile fun run! This friendly, fun, and family event takes place along Hoboken’s historic waterfront! Proceeds will benefit local charities in the City of Hoboken. Burn calories and speed up your metabolism before the big feast!


Jersey City Heights Turkey Trot 5K 11/24; Pershing Field; 8 am

Join the first annual Jersey City Heights Turkey Trot 5K and 1 mile fun run. This great race for family and racers takes place along Jersey City Heights business district! 



Day of the Dead Block party on Jefferson St. between 1st & 2nd Street 11/05
(In front of HoLa, 123 Jefferson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.)When: Saturday, November 5, 2016 (Rain or Shine), 1-4pm
All Activities are included!
  • Bouncy House
  • Face Painting
  • Obstacle Course
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Story Time
  • Entertainment and more…
Available for additional purchase at the event:
  • Food & Drinks
  • Beer
  • Bake Sale
  • Professional Photography
Pre-sale Ticket: $8/child and $20/family pass (adults are free)
Day of Event Ticket: $10/child and $25/family pass (adults are free)