Fright Fest at Six Flags
THRU NOVEMBER ;
The highly anticipated seasonal extravaganza of thrills and chills features
family-friendly events like the Looney
Toons Trick-or-Treat Trail by day. At night,
the creepy activities begin with hundreds
of ghouls taking over the park after 5: 30
;;. Face o; with demonic monsters on
the Rage of the Gargoyles virtual reality
coaster, the first (and scariest) of its kind.
1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson ( frightfest.sixflags.
Scary Rotten Farms
THRU OCTOBER ;;
Choose between two haunted sites,
each with its own terrifying story. Sinister
Sneed’s Carnival of Chaos takes patrons
through a festival cursed by the devil; the
Forbidden plunges visitors into a Pine Barrens campground overtaken by a terribly
Berry Fresh Farms, 151 Brick Boulevard, Brick
Bane Haunted House
SEPTEMBER ;;;OCTOBER ;;
At this particularly scary attraction,
visitors interact with the terror-inducing
denizens of a horribly Haunted House.
To make your way through, you’ll have to
climb over and spin around some of the
haunt’s chilling obstacles.
630 W Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston
Oasis: Island of Terror
WEEKENDS SEPTEMBER ;;;
During the day, visitors to Oasis Family
Farm participate in family-friendly activities like pumpkin picking, crafts and a
monster maze. At night, the farm hosts a
haunted landscape of frightful creatures.
3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville
Night of Terror
SEPTEMBER ;;;OCTOBER ;;
There are seven horror-filled attractions
at Creamy Acre Farms to choose from,
including a cornfield maze, a frozen-wasteland tunnel, and the nation’s first
haunted paintball zombie hunt, where you
hunt the feared creatures from a hayride
trek...before they hunt you.
448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill
Dog Walk of the Dead
The only zombie dog walk you’ll find in
the Garden State, this event includes
a canine costume contest and zombie
dog parade, as well as frightful vendors,
a blood drive, live music and more.
Proceeds benefit O.S.C. A.R. (One Step
Closer Animal Rescue).
Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road,
Augusta ( dogwalkofthedead.com)
Bamboo Gardens Walk of Fear
WEEKENDS THROUGH OCTOBER ;;
Navigate the pitch-black density of the
bamboo forest at this Burlington County
attraction, doing your best to cross Blood
Beach, escape bloodthirsty zombies and
evade maniacal evildoers.
134 Landing Street, Southampton
The Haunted Seaport
Tuckerton Seaport gets into the seasonal
spirit with this weekend of Halloween fun.
Climb aboard a spooky pirate ship, try a
hayride through the haunted woods and
dance with the Jersey Devil at this all-ages attraction. The little ones can enjoy
a pumpkin-patch craft area and magic
120 W Main Street, Tuckerton
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