It’s the final weekend before Halloween, so it’s time to visit those pumpkin patches and have all the holiday-themed fun you can! Read about our favorite Halloween events and more in these Hunterdon County Weekend Picks. You can find even more by visiting our Event Calendar. And be sure to take a look at our 2019 Halloween Guide and 2019 Fall Guide for more seasonal fun.
Halloween Night Hike and Campfire
When: Friday, October 25 from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: Echo Hill Park, 42 Lilac Drive, Flemington
Take a night hike in search of nocturnal animals and learn to adapt your eyes and ears for nighttime survival. The hike ends with a campfire and a spooky snack. Geared to kids age 8 through adult.
Frenchtown Zombie Crawl
When: Saturday, October 26 noon- 4 p.m.
Where: Sunbeam Lenape Park, Bridge Street, Frenchtown
Come in your favorite zombie attire or pay $5 for the zombie crew to do your make-up. Take part in a scavenger hunt through town. Dancing at 3 p.m. Prizes awarded for best costume. Cost is $5 per person, $10 per family.
Lambertville Halloween Walking Tour
When: Saturday, October 26 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Lambertville Historical Society, 60 bridge Street, Lambertville
Join Lambertville residents Bambi Kuhl and Lou Toboz, who is also Lambertville’s town historian, as they share famous Lambertville tales and lore and stroll past homes decorated for Halloween. Free to members, $5 donation for non-members.
Haunted Manor Halloween Party
When: Saturday, October 26 from 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Main Street Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn, 194 Main Street, Flemington
Ghoulish gourmet treats served by the manor’s ghostly staff includes spirits for adults, tarot card and palm readings. Costumes welcome. Tickets are $50 and limited. Purchase here.
Rocky Horror Show
When: Saturday, October 26 at 9 p.m.
Where: Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179, Lambertville
Let’s do the time warp again! Rocky Horror Show is a seasonal favorite that everyone should experience live at least once. Tickets are $25.
Spooky Story Time Express
When: Saturday, October 26
Where: Black River and Western Railroad, 245 John Ringoes Road, Ringoes
Geared for younger children, kids will take home a Halloween-themed craft, a goody bag and a coloring station in addition to a story reading. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Get tickets here.
Family Matinee: Casper
When: Saturday, October 26 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell
Bring the family to watch this kid-friendly Halloween favorite starting Bill Pullman and Christina Ricci. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased here.
Trick or Treat Cornmaze
When: Saturday, October 26 and Sunday October 27 from noon-2 p.m.
Where: Lauber Brothers Farm and Country Market, 311 Route 513, Frenchtown
Bring kids dressed in Halloween costumes to wander through a corn maze with candy stations throughout. Petting zoo, hay ride and pumpkin picking included. Tickets $10 per person, children under 3 are free.
Somerville Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade 2019
When: Sunday, October 27 at Noon
Where: Division Street, Somerville
Meet at Division Street, parade to Hungry Hound. Contest begins at 12:30 p.m. Prizes awarded for cutest, best duo, scariest, and funniest.
Lambertville Halloween Parade
When: Sunday, October 27 at 1 p.m.
Where: Mary E. Sheridan Park, 56 George Street, Lambertville
Prizes awarded for best costume in this annual Halloween parade.
Art on Tap Fundraiser at the Hunterdon Art Museum
When: Sunday, October 27 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton
Enjoy an afternoon sampling craft beers, wine, whiskey, and food from Clinton-area restaurants. Proceeds from the fundraiser support the Museum’s education programs and exhibitions of contemporary art, craft and design. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door; $15 for designated drivers. Get more information here.
When: Sunday, October 27 from 2:15 p.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Flemington Ice Arena, 426 Case Blvd, Flemington
Prizes, music and fun. Admission $7 for children, $9 for adults.
Trunk or Treat
When: Sunday, October 27 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Knights of Columbus, 105 Mine Street, Flemington
Prizes awarded for best decorated vehicle. Participants are asked to bring candy or baked goods. Activites begin at 3 p.m.
Howl-O-Ween Fall Fest
When: Sunday, October 27 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Commons Park on Main Street, High Bridge
The High Bridge Business Association is hosting its first Fall Fest. Part of the proceeds will go to the High Bridge Dog Park. There will be a kids costume parade and contest as well as a dog costume contest. Look forward to local vendors, food, drink, live music, free pumpkin painting (while supplies last) and more.