There are plenty of holiday happenings for all ages in the shore area this Halloween weekend, so put on your best costume and head out.
For those who like a little fright in their festivities Camp Evans in Wall Township is presenting the Camp Evans Base of Terror Friday and Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Get your self ready for a half mile journey terror walk and learn about the Army base’s 100 year old history of top secret experimental research in the areas of radar, radio, satellites and radioactive materials.
Other materials at the site have yet to be declassified.
Admission to the event, which is an all volunteer fundraising effort for The InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum, is $17.
Proceeds also go toward the preservation of this National Historic Landmark.
Camp Evans is located at 2201 Marconi Road in Wall Township.
In Ocean Grove and Bradley Beach children and adults can strut their stuff at the annual parades starting in Ocean Grove where the parade is at Firemen’s Park on Main Avenue on Sat., Oct. 29 beginning at noon. There will also be children’s entertainment presented.
Bradley Beach’s Halloween Parade is Sun. Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in Riley Park. Rain Date is Oct. 31.
Neptune Township Recreation is celebrating Halloween for children from kindergarten through fifth grade in a fun, not spooky way—with a Halloween DJ Music and a Halloween Magic Show. There will be tricks and treats for all at the Gables School Gym Fri., Oct. 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Monmouth Park Racetrack is hosting The Glow: A Jack-o-Lantern Experience as it closes out the summer season.
This spectacular pumpkin wonderland is a treat for all ages.
Attendees will pick up their favorite fall beverage and take a quarter mile walk down Jack’s Lane, a magical landscape of artistically detailed single pumpkin carvings, to larger than life structures.
The Glow’s Jersey Jaunt will highlight famous New Jersey notables from landmarks to rock stars to movie stars to political people and maybe even a few gangsters.
Glow with Jersey Pride on this impressive tour.
For pirate fans Captain Jack and his band of marauders will captivate you with their ghost ship before you head over to Prehistoric Park to check out the 16 feet tall dinosaurs.
At Allaire Historic Village celebrate All Hallow’s Eve On Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located at 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Allaire is a beautiful historic village and is part of the New Jersey State Park system.
“All Hallow’s Eve is a time of year when the boundaries between the supernatural world and the human world are at their thinnest,” states the park’s website.
Activities will include food by Shore Good Eats, face painting and glitter tattoos; puppet shows; Phydeaux’s Flying Flea Circus and Wahoo Medicine Show; Music with George; Spooky Irish Tales with David Emerson of History on the Hoof; pumpkin picking and decorating; costume parade and contest; candy corn guess contest; craft demonstrations, tractor and wagon rides.
Admission is $2 to $5.
In Tinton Falls Jersey Shore Premium Outlets is presenting a spooky and spectacular, safe and fun place to enjoy Halloween activities.
A Trick-or Treat event is set for Mon., Oct. 31 from 4 p.m to close.
Children in costume, 12 and under can visit participating retailers (those with an orange pumpkin in their windows) to get a special treat (while supplies last).
So don’t be shy, even if you have to raid your closet to dig up an original costume. Dress up and go out for some Halloween fun.