Local October 21, 2022

Our Towns Know How to do Halloween!

Looking for family activities this coming weekend? 

Our local Union County NJ towns have you covered! One of the many reasons I love our area, our towns and communities are family oriented and offer so much for the kids, big and small! Here are few fun things to do this Halloween weekend:


Halloween Hocus Pocus at the Cory Miller Museum: Sunday October 10/30 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Wear your costume and enjoy cupcake decorating, a scavenger hunt, crafts, stories and open hearth cooking. Admission $5, no registration required. 614 Mountain Ave., Westfield NJ.  https://millercoryhouse.com/event-schedule/

Jack O Lantern Trail and Trunk or Treat at Brightwood Park: Presented by the Friends of Brightwood Park on October 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, jack o lantern through he park and gather treats in the trunks! $20 Per Family, registration required, for details visit:  https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfBrightwoodPark.org

Scotch Plains:

Halloween Party: Sunday October 30th from 12:00 to 3:00 pm – Enjoy a FREE celebration with a trunk or treat, food and DJ at 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ.


Scarecrows: Enjoy a walk with you family throughout downtown Cranford and enjoy the creative scarecrows that adorn the streets.

Parade & Pumpkin Chunkin: On Sunday October 30th, beginning at the Library/Community Center and ending a The Gazebo from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. 

Apple Pie Baking Contest: Presented by Downtown Cranford and Dreyer Farms on Sunday October 30th at 4:00 pm at the Eastman Clock Plaza 

Special Showing of Ghostbusters 1984: At the Cranford Theater on Saturday October 29th at 4:00 pm. Tickets $5

Details at: https://downtowncranford.org/halloween-events-1


Trunk or Treat: Saturday October 29th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Enjoy a treats at the trunk or treat, plus hunted corn maze, pumpkin carving, train rides, DJ, costume contest and much more! At the Clark Recreation parking lot on Westfield Avenue. FREE event.




Information deemed reliable but not guarantee. Visit each event town’s website or social media pages for weather related changes and information.