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.
Oct 26-Oct 28
Motor Social Spooktacular. 3 day indoor and outdoor event featuring cars, music, vendors. Halloween Ball, Zombie Pin-Up contest sponsored by the PA Liberty Belles and parties all night at the Showboat Hotel.
Toms River Halloween Parade. 7pm. Second largest Halloween parade in the world according to Guinness Book of World Records, from simple masks to full blown articulated fire breathing floats over 100,000 spectators and thousands of participants and floats, and division awards.
Nov 2-Nov 4
Atlantic City Tattoo Expo. One of the East Coast’s longest running tattoo conventions, is returning for its 15th Season at Bally’s Atlantic City, November 2nd through the 4th, and will showcase some of the country’s most well-known tattoo artists as well as some local favorites!
Nov 9-Nov 10
American Finals Rodeo. The top 12 competitors in each event vie for the #1 spot. Rodeo contestants from all over the Northeast earn points with each placement towards the season's standings. At the Boardwalk Hall.
Stone Harbor Island Holiday. Pet Parade, Merchants Hospitality Friday Night, Small Business Saturday, Scavenger Hunt & Family Activities (Fri & Sat) and Annual Christmas Parade Saturday at 6:30 pm
Nov 23-Nov 24
Sea Isle City
Annual Holiday Extravaganza . This annual Holiday Extravaganza will kick-off the Holiday Season in grand style with a parade, tree lighting, ice skating, caroling, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus. Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm
Annual Christkindlmarkt. Holiday market and fair under huge heated tents. Santa, craft & gift vendors, fabulous food court, horse drawn cart rides, kiddie rides, trackless train, make & take crafts, hot Gluhwein, rolling chair sleigh rides on the boardwalk, entertainment and lots of holiday fun
Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade. Beginning at 6:30pm, watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself! Following the parade, a tree lighting ceremony will take place at 7:30pm at the all-NEW Byrne Plaza located at Oak and Pacific Avenues.
Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting. Live holiday entertainment! Santa arrives on fire truck at 7:00pm to light the town tree. Photos with Santa after tree lighting. Hot chocolate and cookies for sale by Fire Co. #1
Santacon. Join Seaside Heights Santa Claus convention for your chance to spread holiday cheer in the most magical way possible. Santa loves creativity, be sure to dress from head to toe and don’t forget to bring an unwrapped toy and 2 non-perishable food items for local charities.
Atlantic City Indoor Auto Racing. Friday/Saturday at the Boardwalk Hall. The two day event will wrap up the 2018-2019 Indoor Racing Championship Series fueled by VP Racing Fuel.
Jan 26-Jan 27
Asbury Park Beerfest. A beer lovers paradise, featuring craft beers from all over the world. Participants can also enter beer sports, such as a beer-stein-holding contest. At the Convention Hall, Sat 12-4pm and 6-10pm, Sun 12-4pm.
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