Fall and Halloween Event Guide 2020: Eastern Monmouth County

By Stacey Jones September 20, 2020

Although this year may look and feel different due to the pandemic, there are still plenty of exciting events happening in our area this Fall and Halloween season. Family-friendly holiday events are popping up in town everywhere, all month long! 

We stirred and stirred our Macaroni Kid potions in a cauldron until -- boom! -- this list of spooky and not-so-spooky kid-friendly festive events happening in our community in October appeared. Use it to plan some wicked family fun, and make sure to share with all your fiendish friends. You won’t want to miss a thing! We've also included local fall festivals and apple picking locations inside to enjoy with your family. 

Fall and Halloween Events for families in Lincroft, Holmdel, Tinton Falls, Red Bank, Shrewsbury, Middletown, Colts Neck, Rumson, Fair Haven, Little Silver, Highlands, Atlantic Highlands, Sea Bright, Farmingdale, Wall, North Howell, and Howell are listed below. Simply click on each of the event names for full details!

Ongoing throughout the month:

 Oct. 1-14:

Oct. 15-21:

Oct. 22-31:

Apple and Strawberry Picking Locations in Monmouth County:

*Eastmont Orchards, Colts Neck - Apple picking daily throughout September and October 9am-5pm (6pm on Saturdays and Sundays)

*Battleview Orchards, Freehold - Apple picking 9am to 6pm daily throughout September and October 

*Wemrock Orchards, Freehold - Strawberry picking daily throughout September and October 9am-6pm

Please note: This fall and Halloween event guide will be updated as information about more events comes in, so bookmark it and check back often to make sure you don't miss out on any exciting family fun in our community!  Not subscribed to our free weekly e-newsletter of local family fun?  Now's the time - it's free to become an insider here!

Don't see a family-friendly Halloween event listed here that you know about? Drop me a line at with the details!