Halloween Events for October 6th 2018, in and around Cape May County. This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.
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Saturday, October 6th 2018
Oktoberfest at Historic Smithville
Historic Smithville, 615 E Moss Mill Rd Smithville nj 08205
10/6/2018 – 10/7/2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CALL: (609) 748-8999
If you haven’t heard yet Smithville’s Oktoberfest has become one of the best local traditions to welcome in the fall season! On October 6th and 7th from 10am-5pm, Smithville presents over 100 Juried Crafters, an International Food Court, live music, Kids Activities, non-Profit organizations and more. All of this food and fun plus The Villages 60 Shoppes, Train and Carousel Rides, Paddle boat’s, 7 Eateries, and Antique Arcades! In addition to the over 60 regular store fronts, the festival brings in an additional 100 vendors who set up shop in the parking lot. There are a lot of exciting kid’s activities such as the famous giant jumping house, duck pond game, and face painting!
Oktoberfest in the Historic Smithville Village is a great time for the entire family–even the dog! No matter what style, hobby or interest, there’s something for everyone at this fun-filled autumn festival! Check out our Facebook page to stay up to date with pictures, questions, and more details on the festival.
- Oktoberfest is scheduled for October 6th & 7th
- Hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm each day.
- Free Shuttle runs from 9:30am-5:30pm each day
- The shuttle departs from the Smithville Shopping Center located on Moss Mill Rd.
Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular
Ocean City Chamber of Commerce 5th-14th Streets on Asbury Ocean City 08226
10/6/2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. A fireworks display at 9pm in the evening over the ocean. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.
Sea Isle Columbus Day Parade
J.A. LaRosa Way to Landis Ave. & 63rd St. Sea Isle City 08243
10/6/2018 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CALL: (609) 263-TOUR (8687)
The parade will feature Sea Isle’s “Italian Royal Family,” floats, beauty queens, mascots and many other participants.
Annual Kid’s Day Fall Festival
Garden Greenhouse and Nursery 1919 North Route 9 Clermont 08210
10/6/2018 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
FREE for All Ages
Our annual Kid’s Day Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 6th, from 11-3pm at the Garden Greenhouse! All kids are welcome! Activities will include: *Pumpkin Painting* *Hayrides* *Face Painting* *Bounce House* *Hot dogs and Refreshments* *A visit from Steve the Animal Guy and our favorite furry friends*
Family Fun in the Field at Secluded Acres
Secluded Acres Farm 1024 Route 47 S Rio Grande 08242
10/6/2018 – 10/27/2018 Weekly on Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
COST: Activities are FREE- Charge for Pumpkins
CALL: (609) 886-8574
Join us Saturday’s in October from 10am-4pm for FREE family fun including corn boxes, pedal tractors, a corn walk/simple maze, water pump duck races and a harvest obstacle course. There will be a charge for pumpkins.
Alpaca Farm Visits
Jersey Shore Alpacas 521 S Route 47 Cape May 08204
3/10/2018 – 12/29/2018 Weekly on Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
COST: $Donations Accepted
CALL: (609) 889-4957
We are “open to the public” every Saturday, 10am-4pm (no appointment necessary).We offer private tours M-F (except July – private tours M-W) for $20/group (up to 4 people) and $5 for each additional person. Private tour groups are allowed “up close and personal” to mingle with the female alpacas, along with carrot feeding, of course! Note: if you plan to schedule a private tour, please book it as far in advance as you can. We fill up quickly, especially during the summer season, and we run a waiting list every day. We hate to turn people away, so reserve your spot in advance! Private appointments are not available on Saturdays or Sundays.
4th Annual 4-H Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch @Lehner Farm
Lehner Farm & Nursery 175 Rt. 47 South Cape May Court House 08201
9/29/2018 – 10/14/2018 Weekly on Saturday , Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
COST: $5 per person; $20 family admission (parents and children only), 2 years and under free. FREE PARKING
CALL: 609-465-5115 x 3605
This annual event is both family and wallet friendly! Activities include a 5-acre Scare-Free Maze, Hay Rides, Tiny Tykes Hay Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin Decorating, and a Petting Zoo. Plus, their many volunteers will be staffing games and activities such as pumpkin bowling, make-and-take scarecrows, ring toss and game tables for checkers and tic-tac-toe. New additions this year include Apple Picking (for a fee) across the way at Stiles Farm and Nursery, ladder ball, corn hole, and a corn maze scavenger hunt. So, save the date for some affordable family fun! Refreshments available. **Don’t miss their 4-H Open Houses at the event on October 6th and 13th**
Downtown Wildwood Fall Farmer’s Market
Byrne Plaza on Oak & Pacific Avenues in Wildwood
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m
Held every Saturday in the fall, the market is located at Byrne Plaza on Oak & Pacific Avenues in Wildwood from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. featuring fall harvest vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, hand-made items and much more! FREE parking is available.
609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com
Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest
Join us for Oktoberfest, that ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels and bratwurst! Mariner’s Pier will be open for Oktoberfest from 5:00pm to 11:00pm on Friday, from noon to 11:00pm on Saturday, and from noon to 5:00pm on Sunday. Jumbo’s restaurant will feature a special themed selection of Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, German potato salad, schnitzel and more. On tap, guests will find a wide selection of beers and tasting flights to be enjoyed at an outdoor “biergarten” located behind Jumbo’s with live entertainment from The Oompah-Delics. Raise a glass and tap a toe as bands play throughout the night Friday and Saturday on the main stage from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. For more info call 609.522.3900 or visit http://www.MoreysPiers.com.
FREE Kids Clinic: Make a Fire Boat @ Home Depot
Home Depot 21 Indian Trail Rd Cape May Court House 08210 or
Home Depot 6 Tower Ave, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
10/6/2018 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free for All Ages
Celebrate National Fire Safety Month in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a model fireboat to put out shoreline or shipboard fires and transport emergency personnel and rescue workers. Once your firefighting vessel construction is complete, you and your hero can decorate it with paint and stickers and give it a name like the historically famous fireboats that precede your new firefighting craft. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
Ages 6 and up Kids Club Dimensional Pumpkins @ Michaels
Michael’s 3201 Route 9 S Rio Grande 08242 or
240 Consumer Square, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
10/6/2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGE RANGE: Elementary, Tweens
CALL: (609) 465-7014
They craft, you shop! Kids 6 and up can enjoy making dimensional glitter painted pumpkin. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
AGE RANGE: Preschoolers
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, ages 3+, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
The Fall Fest in the Park in Cape May
Rotary Park Lyle Lane Cape May, NJ 08204
Saturday, October 06, 2018
Cost: Free Admission
Featuring: Handmade Jewelry, Christmas Items and Decorations, Linens, Photos/Artwork, and Homemade Baked Goods
Sponsored by: The United Methodist Women, Cape May United Methodist Church. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 609-884-8154
Fall Farm Fest & Local Love Drive (Pumpkin Picking Hayrides)
Lucky Duck Farm at LeGates 3400 Bayshore Rd Fishing Creek 08204 609-305-4582
10/1/2018 – 10/30/2018 Weekly on Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday , Friday
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 10:00am- 6:00pm
COST: Hayride only $2.50 per person kids under 3 FREE. Pumpkins picked in our fields will be charged at the end of the hay ride at a cost of .69 cents a pound. Paint and/or decorate your own pumpkin for an extra $3 per pumpkin at the end of your voyage.
CALL: (609) 886-8500
Take a scenic hayride through the farm where you will see our crops including broccoli, cabbage, green beans, squash, tomatoes, pole beans, & more! We drop you off at the pumpkin patch for family pics or to pick your very own pumpkin. Our drivers will return to pick you up to drive through the rest of our farm with a quick stop at our corn maze to pick up and drop off advanced paid corn maze customers. Toddler hay maze is FREE and open daily 10am-sunset.
Hayride, corn-maze, & pumpkin patch – Weekdays 3pm-6pm, Sat. and Sun. 10am-6pm
Skip the pumpkin patch and stay on board and head right to the corn maze on our farms hayride and get lost in our corn field while playing corn-maze bingo. Don’t worry to much, if you get lost our team will find you, eventually. Cost – Adults: $8.00 (13 and older), Children (4-12): $6.00, Children 3 & Under: FREE
Pumpkins picked in our fields will be charged at the end of the hay ride at a cost of .69 cents a pound.
Build your own Scarecrow and paint your own pumpkins – Saturday & Sunday 12pm-Sunset. Cost: $5 includes a small pumpkin to paint/decorate or paint/decorate your own pumpkin previously picked in our field for $3 a pumpkin. Build your own life size farm scarecrow to bring home $12 per scarecrow, includes all material
Family Scary Stories by the fire Saturday & Sunday at 6:30pm
Enjoy a great reading of some Halloween classics by the infamous TJ The Magnificent
Cost – Free.
Grab a s’mores pack for $2 or a family pack for $5
Family Movies on hay stacks – Friday-Sunday 7pm
Enjoy each weekend with a different family friendly Halloween classic on the big screen in between our two, 100 year old barns.
Cost – Free
Hayride to the Flashlight Cornmaze – Friday-Sunday 7pm-9:30pm
Jump on board for a “Non-Spooky” Hayride to our Flashlight Corn Maze. Friends and family of all ages will be dropped off in the dark of night to the entrance of our Corn Maze. Be sure to bring your own flashlight or our farm will have flashlights and glow sticks available for purchase. Cost – Adults and children 13 and older $10.00, Children (Ages 4-12): $8.50, Children 3 & under
West Cape May Lima Bean Festival
Wilbraham Park Broadway & West Perry Sts. West Cape May 08204
10/6/2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Yum!! Lima Beans!! What? You don’t think so? Come to the Lima Bean Festival, Saturday, October 6, where this lovely and lowly legume gets to be the center of our celebration. You will be amazed at the way the lima bean can be rendered, regaled, represented, respected and rejected. Wait! ? Not rejected!!! Now in its thirty-third year, our Lima Bean Festival is the largest in the country and perhaps the world.. Held in the Lima Bean Capital, West Cape May, New Jersey, this quirky celebration of a bean that has dubious distinction really is a fun time in a borough that preserves its character as ‘small town America’ where residents really do know and care about each other. And they welcome all who come to visit.
Fall at Beach Plum Farm West Cape May
Beach Plum Farm 140 Stevens St West Cape May 08204
9/29/2018 – 10/27/2018 Weekly on Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
CALL: (609) 884-6542
Every Saturday from September 29th - October 27th relax and enjoy our low-key celebration of the harvest from 11am-4pm. We’ll be roasting one of our heritage hogs for our Fall at the Farm Special. Thirsty? We’ll have Cape May Brewery’s local craft brews and cocktails using Nauti Spirits Distillery’s local farm-to-bottle rum, gin, vodka, and whiskey. There will be live music all afternoon, and plenty of hayrides, pumpkin picking and corn hole for the kids and for those who are young at heart from 11am-4pm. Don’t forget to visit our pigs and chickens! Our Farm & Market closes at 5pm. Come join us!