With only two weekends to go before Halloween, there’s plenty of fun to be had in Hunterdon County and nearby! Find Halloween events and more in our Weekend Picks. And be sure to check out our 2020 Fall Guide for all the best things to do in the new season! Plus, find our 2020 Halloween Guide HERE.

Annual Boo at the Zoo at Philadelphia Zoo

When: October 16-18, October 23-25 and October 30-November 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Where: 3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Enjoy three wild weekends of Halloween fun with the family as Boo at the Zoo takes over Philadelphia Zoo. Come dressed in your favorite costume, enjoy a COVID-friendly, socially distanced parade, seasonal decor, the Great Pumpkin Wall, photo opportunities, and a spooktacular good time. Instead of trick or treating around the Zoo, there will be treat bags given away courtesy of Mars.  The annual not-so-scary extinction graveyard will showcasing extinct animals and animals the Zoo is trying to save from extinction. Fall food and drink special offerings will include hot apple cider, sweets and treats, and more to be announced soon.

All health and safety precautions are in place for Boo at the Zoo – including the wearing of COVID 19-safe face masks and practicing social distancing.

Timed reservations will go on sale on October 1. Boo at the Zoo is included with the price of admission. Zoo admission is $24.00 for adults (ages 12 and up), $19.00 for children (2 to 11), and free for children under two.

ACME Carpool Cinema Shows Hocus Pocus

When: Friday, October 16, parking lot opens at 6:30 p.m., film starts at 7 p.m.
Where: Behind Robust Wealth, 204 N. Union Street, Lambertville

Tickets are $30 per car. Get more details and purchase tickets HERE.

Dracula at Music Mountain Theater

When: Friday, October 16 through Sunday, November 1 with shows on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Where: 1483 Route 179, Lambertville

Music Mountain Theatre is reopening for the Fall Season with Dracula! They’ll be offering several viewing options including seating for 50 patrons in the theatre (socially distanced seating arrangements), virtual viewing at home, and drive-in viewing for 20 vehicles on Friday nights. Click HERE for ticket info.

Grayrock N Roll Fall Festival

When: Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Grayrock Farm Sanctuary, 85 Grayrock Road, Clinton

From handmade wreaths to hand poured candles, from knitted pet wear to hand crafted home decor, you’re bound to find something you love while shopping over 60 vendors! Plus, there will be activities for kids such as visiting with the animals, cornhole, Giant Jenga, trick or treating and more. Entrance to the festival is FREE. Parking is $2 fee per car. All proceeds go towards the care and feeding of the animals at the farm.

Pumpkin Trains with Black River Railroad

When: Saturdays and Sundays, October 3 through October 25 with trains at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: 80 Stangl Road, Flemington

Catch the train at Flemington Station for a ride to Everitt Farms at Pumpkin Junction! Your ticket includes round-trip train ride, entry to the corn maze and other activities. Tickets are $21 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 through 11. Children under 3 are free when riding on adult’s lap.

A Nightmare on Elm Street Park-In Movie at Music Mountain Theatre

When: Saturday, October 17 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1483 Route 179, Lambertville

Music Mountain Theatre has temporarily converted their parking lot into a park-in movie lot. Tickets are $25 per car and can be purchased HERE.

ACME Carpool Cinema Shows Shaun of the Dead

When: Saturday, October 17, parking lot opens at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
Where: Behind Robust Wealth, 204 N. Union Street, Lambertville

Tickets are $30 per car. Get more details and purchase tickets HERE.

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