Halloween Parade & Dance Party. 7pm along Landis Ave. between 46th - 40th Sts. The parade features a wide variety of eye-catching costumes, floats, musical entertainment and mascots. Dance Party Immediately following parade at Excursion Park.
Harvest Arts Festival. Live entertainment and street performers all day. Fun activities for kids: inflatable rides, pumpkin decorating, haystack maze, coloring page contest. Adult fun: apple cider donut eating contests, scarecrow contest, fall dessert contest. Plus beer garden and football games on large-screen TVs.
Sea Isle City
Sea Isle City Octoberfest. The celebration will feature live German music, vendors, free hayrides on the beach, magic acts, pumpkin painting and other children's entertainment (including a giant rock-climbing wall) and a fantastic Pie Baking Contest. 11am-3pm in Excursion Park
Oct 18-Oct 21
Haunted Seaport. Pirates and sea captains long lost at sea stroll the boardwalk for a night of screams. Haunted Tucker's Island Lighthouse, hayrides, black light mini golf, phragmites maze, food, refreshments, entertainment and a non-scary pumpkin patch for the little ones
Oct 20-Oct 21
Gameacon. Ocean Resort Casino hosts Gameacon, a convention celebrating the art of gaming, featuring tons of video games, board games, cosplay, merchants, musical entertainment, comedy, and esport tournaments for you to compete in- including Fortnite, Smash, Streetfighter, Gears of War and more!
Trick or Treat Street and Howl-O-Ween. Noon - 5 pm on the Boardwalk. Free admission, prizes, fun for everyone including pumpkin painting, dog parade and kids' costume parade, trick or treating, pumpkin chunkin' and fireworks.
Harvest Festival. Hayrides, pumpkin decorating, trick or treating in our shops, and creepy & crawly, but cute animals! 11am-4pm.
Wildwood Halloween Spooktacular. This family friendly event in Fox Park features fun for everyone. Pumpkins will be available for picking and painting, and a "scary" Hay Maze will provide endless fun. Come see the live show featuring professional pumpkin carving, starting at noon. Kids will enjoy trick or treating at the row of themed, interactive booths including Ghosts Galore, Super Herœs, Pretty Princesses, A Wild Halloween and more.
Tropicana Ultimate Halloween. The celebration includes a Halloween-themed light and sound show, The Rocky Horror Picture Show “Time Warp” dance on the Boardwalk, giveaways, costume, contest prizes, and food, drink and shopping specials. Other mysterious surprises lurk throughout The Quarter and beyond. The festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. on the Boardwalk and continue inside the resort from 9 p.m. until well past the witching hour.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 Gaming Convention Coming to Atlantic City October 20-21 Gameacon is a rather new convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey celebrating video gaming and fan culture with a special emphasis on independent game development. It will feature the newest gaming technology, video and tabletop games for professionals and fans. It opens October 19, 2018 with an industry-only day, and it's open to the public on October 20 and 21, all at the Ocean Resort Casino. Don't miss the VR experience, laser tag, cosplay and Fortnite tournament! Friday, September 28, 2018 Camelback Resort Presents Its 2018 Halloween Adventures With New Monster Mountain Frights And Thrills Camelback Resort, America’s #1 family adventure resort, is thrilled to announce its 2018 “Monster Mountain” Halloween adventures – three haunted houses, the USA’s only haunted Monster Coaster with 3D holograms, Lights Out Zip Lines and Camelback’s Big Séance with medium Jennifer Zuhowski. Camelback’s Monster Mountain runs Thursdays through Sundays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – starting on September 28, 2018 through October 31st 2018. Friday, September 28, 2018 Red Bank Hosts 2018 Restaurant Week Oct. 8-18 Red Bank RiverCenter in conjunction with the Red Bank restaurant community is excited to announce RiverCenter Restaurant Week, a town-wide celebration of flavorful fall fare. Visitors, residents and patrons alike are invited to tempt their taste buds from Monday, October 8 through Thursday, October 18 (excluding Fri., Oct. 12 and Sat., Oct. 13) with a delectable array of prix-fixe selections at a variety of Red Bank eateries, including Bistro of Red Bank, Bombay River, Buona Sera, Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi, The Downtown, Dublin House, Front St. Trattoria, La Pastaria, Neapoli Restaurant, Patrizia’s of Red Bank, Siam Garden, Teak, Temple Gourmet Chinese, and via45. Tuesday, September 25, 2018 NJ Craft Breweries Hit Back at New ABC Restrictions UPDATE: ABC suspended its restrictive "special ruling"! As some of you may already know, on September 24 the NJ Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Director Dave Rible issued a "Special Ruling Authorizing Certain Activities By Holders of Limited Brewery Licenses". This put a lot of restrictions on events conducted by microbreweries.