Halloween 2015 in NJ: The top haunted houses and hayrides
Looking for frightening fun at some of the best haunted houses and hayrides in New Jersey this fall? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most spooktacular haunted houses and hayrides in NJ for you to be frightened to the bone by! Dates and times may be subject to change.
Where are the best haunted houses in NJ for Halloween? Check out our list below!
Six Flags Annual Fright Fest
Six Flags Great Adventure, Route 537 Jackson
Come experience the Northeast’s Largest Halloween Party! Loads of costumed ghouls, spook-tacular entertainment and special fun for the littlest ghouls. Kids can enjoy Trick-or-Treats and other Halloween fun in our Scare Free Zones! No BOOing please! SCARE-FREE ZONES! – At 7 p.m. when the sun goes down, the ghouls come out!
September 26, 27, October 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30, 31 and November 1.
Fright Fest activities not available on Monday, October 12.
Prices same as general admission
SPOOKY SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN
110 Schanck Road Freehold,
iPlay America is hosting Spooky Spooktacular Halloween all month long starting October 2nd-November 1st. Join us in our restaurant Game Time Bar & Grill for Spooktacular food and drink specials.
FREE Live show performances including:
Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree Show:
- As soon as you enter iPlay America’s Welcome Center, look up behind you! There you will find the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree show on our jumbo screen! Every half hour, our Jack-O-Lanterns will sing your favorite Halloween songs! Every Saturday and Sunday!
- Full Moon After Dark Dance Party
- Join us every Friday night all October long for Full Moon After Dark starting at 7pm, complete with an interactive dance party at 8pm! City Square will be taken over by some of your favorite Halloween characters as they perform upbeat songs and get the party going! Guests will be encouraged to join the characters to take part in the fun for your chance at fun prizes and giveaways! Fridays October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30. Purchase a Full Moon After Dark Pass which includes unlimited rides and a $10 game card for just $24.95- a $39.95 value!
Everybody Scream! LIVE STAGE SHOW:
- Meet the citizens of Halloweentown! This family friendly live stage show will take place in iPlay America’s City Square. During the show, you will learn all about the different residents of Halloweentown and how they aren’t scary- just different! Every Saturday and Sunday at 3pm and 6pm
Phantom of iPA:
- Listen to the haunting sounds of the Phantom of iPA’s organ every Saturday and Sunday! Show times are 1:30, 4:30, & 7:30
Trick or Treat Trail every Sunday Noon-4pm (through Nov 1st), plus all day on October 30 & 31
- Purchase a Trick or Treat Trail Bag and Map for just $5 at the Welcome Center! Follow the map to 6 different stations to find Halloween Treats! Join Danny’s Kids Club and receive a complementary Trick or Treat Bag!
- All around the park, guests will find cut-outs just waiting to take the perfect family photo! After taking your picture, upload them to your Instagram and Facebook and tag us @iplayamerica and use #iPlayHalloween to enter to win our #HASHTAG contest! Winners will be chosen at random to win unlimited ride passes and game cards!
2 Brighton Ave Passaic
Open September 25 to November 1. Check websites for specific dates.
General Admission: $25.00
13 Haunted Events Pass: $99.00
13 Haunted Events RIP Pass: $149.00
Ghost Tour of Ocean City
9th Street and Asbury Avenue
A candlelight walking tour as we stroll the avenues of the beautiful resort town of Ocean City. Tickets sold on a first-come first-served basis beginning at 7:00 pm at Central Emporium. Tours are offered at 8:00 and take approximately 1¼ hours. Tours are on Saturdays at 8pm in September, October and Halloween night.
Tickets: $15 per person, $10 ages 4-12
Haunted Hayride- The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue Farmingdale,
Oct. 16, 6- 9:30 PM
Tickets: $15 per person, under 12 years old $10
A haunted hayride through the woods that will put everyone in a spooky mood. Visit the Allaire Mansion for Gypsy Fortune Telling, a Halloween Storyteller, and Poe reenactments.
131 Route 79 South Marlboro,
Opened Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October, plus Thursday, Oct. 31st. Starting September 25.
Haunted Hayride $15.00
Haunted Barn $12.00
Haunted Wooded Trail $12.00
The Living Maze $12.00
Ultimate Package (Hayride, Barn, Trail & Maze) $40.00
Super Ultimate Package (Hayride, Barn, Trail, Maze & Paintball): $60.00
VIP Speed Pass Ticket (Hayride, Barn, Trail & Maze) Avoid The Lines. $55.00
Take a Haunted Hayride into the back woods of New Jersey. People say they see and hear things that come alive. So maybe if you’re lucky you may see their shadows and hear the horror of the victims cries as they roam by. Are you afraid of things that go bump in the Night? Than come take a ride.
Visit our Haunted Barn and walk through as the Haunting images stick in your mind, as creatures cling to the walls with fangs and claws waiting for their next victim to come along. So don’t fall behind, Make sure to stay in line. This is the scariest Haunted Barn on the East Coast you will find.
The Haunted Wooded Trail will take you to the depths of New Jersey’s back woods. With each step you take, you will swear you can hear the breathing of creatures surrounding you through out the night. Each step may be your last, so Beware! If you dare to take a walk on our trail.
Enter our Living Maze it will put you into a Hellish Haze with all it’s twists and turns. Try to escape it’s deadly grasp for the Living Maze will have the last laugh.
1202 Windsor Road West Windsor,
Dates: October 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th, 23rd & 24th, 30th & 31st
Tickets: $17 per person
Excellent Haunted Hayrides with great special effects. Apple cider, funnel cakes, etc. Rides leave every 10 minutes from dusk (7pm).
The Field of Terror East Windsor, NJ
831 Windsor Perrineville Road East Windsor,
Sept. 25th, & 26th
Oct. 2th, 3th, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22th, 23th, 25th, 29th 30th & 31st
Single Pass: $15, VIP Single Pass: $30
Double Pass: $25, VIP Double Pass: $50
Triple Pass: $35, VIP Triple Pass: $60
Quad Pass: $40, VIP Quad Pass: $65
VIP tickets will send you to the front of the line without waiting.
Cost for Sunny´s Family Friendly Flash Light Maze (7pm -10pm): $10 person (children 4 and under are free) Bring your own flashlights and enjoy a larger 5 acre maze without the scare. Recommended for adults and children under 12 who are too scared for the Haunted Attractions. We have no scary props or actors in this maze. Challenge yourself to find the hidden stations or simply to find your wait out!Hours: 7pm-10pm.We do not close the attractions until everyone is done with what they’ve paid for. Nobody is admitted in after those hours but the individual attractions remain open as well as food, music and bonfire.
448 Lincoln Mill Road Mullica Hill,
Opens September 25
Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, plus Oct 28th. Excludes October 1st.
$30 per person for all 6 haunted attractions
On these dates: 9/25&26, 10/2&3, 10/8&9, 10/15&16, 10/21-23 10/28-10/31
$35.00 per person for all 6 haunted attractions
On these dates: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24
$60 per person for all 6 haunted attractions
On Any Date: Takes you to the front of the line; little to no line waiting
Slaughter Cave, 3D Funhouse, Frozen Tundra…Experience the Perfect Storm, Ride of Terror…Haunted Hayride, Zombie Mayhem….Step into the Dark, The Dreaded Cornfield Maze…Where the Scarecrows Roam.
Camp Evans Base of Terror
2201 Marconi Road Wall,
Every Friday and Saturday in October from 7PM - 11PM. **weather permitting
$17.00 General Admission
$12.00 Opening Weekend Discount (10/2 and 10/3)
$12.00 Group Rate for 10 or more - To purchase call 732-280-3000$12.00 Reduced Rate for Police/EMT/Fire/Military
No one under the age of 8 will be admitted to the main attraction, due to the intensity of the attraction a kids room will be available.
Toms River Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 31th,
Toms River, NJ
The 77th HALLOWEEN PARADE sponsored by Toms River Fire Company #1 will be held on Saturday, October 31th, 2015 at 7:00p.m. Participants must register the day before or the day of parade. Participants are to be at the Toms River Shopping Center no later than 6:00p.m. Don’t miss out on this Ocean County NJ Halloween Tradition!
Cornfield of Terror
723 W Herschel Street Egg Harbor City,
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October
Dusk to 11 p.m.
Admission Costs: $12 for ages 11 and older $10 for age 10 and under $17 for Adults Combo Ticket $15 for Kids Combo Ticket.
The Rockaway Mall, 343 Mount Hope Road Rockaway,
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October, and October 15th, 21st 22nd 28th, 29th and November 1st.
Tickets are $22 or $35 VIP.
Looking for the scare of your life? Do you want to have an adrenaline rush unlike any other? Then come and test your boundaries of fear at BANE, NJ’s newest and scariest haunted attraction. BANE is a 12,000 sq. ft haunt with over 25 rooms of pure terror and this year, BANE has been completely updated with newer, sicker, and more demented scenes. But beware as you enter for little Jennifer Bane is awaiting your arrival… and…… she’s HUNGRY!!!!
Haunted Theater: A Haunted Attraction
765 Newman Springs Road Lincroft,
Adult Tour: Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, & 25th
Kids Tour: Oct. 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th
Staff and seniors:$10.00
Kids Tours: $5.00
Students with ID: $5.00
Are you brave enough to take on the demented imaginations of our student’s minds? Designed, built and run by past and present students. This tormented trip through body parts, evil creatures and more will redefine “stage fright”…FOREVER!!!
The Haunted Woods of Old Bridge
75 Springhill Road Old Bridge,
October 16th,17th,18th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 30th
Open from 7-10 pm on Fri. & Sat.
Open from 7-9:30 pm on Sun
Join us for a walk through our haunted woods filled with displays, lights, sound, and live actors luking about. The boys from Cub Scout Pack 67 run the event and help populate the woods. Come join us and be prepared to be scared! Admission is free, although we ask that you please bring a non perishable food item to help benefit the Old Bridge Food Bank. We will also be happy to accept donations to the Old Bridge animal shelter.
Tuckerton Seaport-Haunted Seaport
120 W. Main Street Tuckerton,
October 22nd , 23rd, 24th 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Harvest Moon Hayride
84 County Route 513 Chester
Every Friday & Saturday night in October from 6-10 pm
Bring the family to Chester NJ for great family friendly Halloween events! Each night from 6 to 10 p.m. families can enjoy a corn maze (bring a flashlight), a huge bonfire, hayrides, live country music DJ, and unlimited hot & cold cider! Families can also go pumpkin picking, make smores and food refreshments are available!
Brite Nites/Haunted House Showcase
197 Mountain Ave Warren
Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 25t
Tickets sold on-line, in 15-minute increments. Admission $12 per Adult, $9 Senior, $9 Child ages 4 to12. Age 2 and under are free. Entry times are from 6:45p.m. to 8 p.m.
Brite Nites at Wagner Farm is returning for the fith year! This Halloween-themed event brings a display of hand-carved and lighted pumpkins, a Secret Haunted Garden and the Black Hat Café. The garden path is filled with sculptures and images. . Don’t be caught off guard by ghouls, vampires or zombies at the Secret Haunted Garden . Stop by the Black Hat Café for seasonal refreshments like cider, hot cocoa, and sweets. Magician, musicians, or dancers will be found walking around.
Giamarese Farm & Orchards: October Harvest
155 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick
Weekends in October
The Haunted Scarehouse
105 West Dewey Ave, Wharton,
Saturdays & Sundays from September starting September 25 plus the 22nd, 29th, and November 1st.
Walk of Fear
134 Landing Street, Vincetown,
October 3rd, 9th, 10, 11th, 16th,17th, 23rd, 24th,25th and 30th
Tickets: $20.00 per person
Extended version $25 per person
A 30 to 40 minute Bone Chilling Walk in a Unique Atmosphere. FX Lighting, Foggers, Strobes, Loud Scary Music throughout entire Haunt. Actors Lurking everywhere Cross Blood Beach, Enter The Black Light Forest, Roam The Bone Yard, Escape The Asylum, Meet Bubba and His Cousin Earl.
VonThun Farms Fall FestivalRidge Road
Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 19 to Nov.1
General Admission: $10.95
Children 36” and under are free
Pick Your Own Apples – Hayrides – Food – Pick Your Own Pumpkins – Corn Maze – Vendors – Live Country Music – Candy Art – Tattoos – Sand Art – Pony Rides – Clowns – Moon Bounce – Pedal Courses – Farm Animals – Face Painting Straw Maze – Puppet Shows – Rubber Duck Racing – Tricky Tray to benefit. They also host many other events throughout October
Scary Rotten Farms
151 Brick Blvd. Brick,
Fridays & Saturdays in October, plus Oct 11th, 18th, and the 25th to 31
$15.00 for each attraction
Both haunts for $25.00
Scary Rotten Farms offers 2 Terrifying Haunts: Sinister Sneed's Choatic Carnival of Chaos and the Forbiddnen
Frightfest at Scaefers Farm
1051 Flemington Whitehouse Road, Flemington,
Starts on Saturday, Sept. 26
Held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Oct 2nd to Oct 31
$30.00 for four attractions
Spend 45 minutes making your way through 200+ acres of Fright. We’ll Scare the YELL out of You!
Goblins in the Garden Family Festival
3 Riverside Drive Camden,
October 25, 1 to 4 p.m.
Goblins in the Garden Family Festival.Come in costume and have howling good time! Take a Haunted Train Ride, encounter characters throughout the garden, and meet the bumbling burglars! Trick or Treat during our Costume Parade! The Costume Parade will take place on the Main Plaza at 2pm.
Nightmare at Gravity Hill
1005 Farmingdale Road Jackson,
Sept. 25 and 26
Every Friday , Saturday and Sunday in October.
Welcome to Nightmare at Gravity Hill. Do you like Scary? This is no Hayride! It’s a 45 minute Walk of Terror
300 Grand Avenue Montvale,
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, plus Nov. 1st
The Monster Mash Mayhem
Knights of Columbus 109 Morrisey Ave Avenel
Saturday, October 31st
A haunted Halloween costume party featuring celebrities from your favorite movies and TV shows! Tickets are $56 and can be purchased on the website.
Blackbeard’s Grave Presents The Dark Carnival
136 Atlantic City Blvd. Bayville,
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October plus November 1st & 2nd.
Attractions include The Dark Carnival ($15 Adults, $8Children), Haunted Trailers: $15 adults; $8 Kids under 12
Super Ticket: Both Attractions (Dark Carnival & all Haunted Trailers) $25; $12 Kids under 12
Point Pleasant Annual Halloween Parade
Sunday October 25th, 1:00-3:00 PM
Fun for all ages – Pets – Groups – Motorized Floats – Pull Floats – Judging takes place at noon – trophies and participation ribbons for all.
Fear in the Forest
183 City Line Road, Browns Mills,
Friday Oct 23rd and Sat Oct 24th
Adults (16 & up): $10
Kids (5-15): $5
Kids 4 & under: Free
The haunted forest is unlike anything you have ever experienced. There are real trails leading through hundreds of trees, and real swamps. You will pass mine shafts and actual dungeons filled with demons and ghouls. The haunted forest is outdoors, so you better stay on the trail and not run.