Fall is officially here, which means there is plenty of fun to be had! We know sorting through all of the options can be overwhelming, that’s why we’ve done the work for you. Our 2023 Fall Fun Guide is PACKED with family fun all season long! Check out our list below for local pumpkin patches, haunted houses, farmers markets, breweries, fall festivals, and SO MUCH MORE!
VISIT A LOCAL PUMPKIN PATCH!
OR HEAD OUT OF TOWN…
Dr. Davies Farm: Congers, NY
Apple picking with a cidery attached.
Ochs Orchard: Warwick, NY
Apple and pumpkin picking. Also has a farm stand and petting zoo!
Wrights Farm: Gardiner, NY
Apple picking, plus bakery, market and brewery.
The Orchards of Concklin: Pomona, NY
Apple picking, plus a farmers market!
Sussex County Strawberry Farm: Andover, NJ
Pumpkin picking, plus hayrides!
Sonny Weed’s Fruit Farm: Milton, NY
Apple picking plus food trucks on most weekends.
Fishkill Farms: Hopewell Junction, NY
Apple and pear picking. Plus farm store and cidery bar and grill!
Harvest Moon Farm + Orchard: North Salem, NY
Apple picking. Plus farm store and cidery.
CHECK OUT A FALL FESTIVAL!
Baronfest Beer Festival at Historic New Bridge Landing: River Edge, September 30 (rain date Oct 1)
Oktoberfest at Academy of Our Lady School: Glen Rock, September 30
Harvestfest Craft, Antique & Gift Show: Westwood, October 1
Oktoberfest – Ridgewood, October 7 & 8
Oktoberfest benefiting OASIS (A Haven for Women & Children): Franklin Lakes, October 13
Tenafly Oktoberfest: Tenafly, October 14
Oktoberfest Fall Festival & Craft Show: Demarest, October 14
Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show: Fair Lawn, October 15
VISIT A HAUNTED HOUSE, ESCAPE ROOM OR LIGHT DISPLAY
Halloween House – Paramus
Halloween House is a completely immersive, one-of-a-kind Halloween experience where you are transported to an all-Halloween world. Every one of our impeccably detailed, fully realized rooms is a different Halloween theme designed to make every Halloween lover’s experience unforgettable.
The Other Tales – Hawthorne
The Other Tales – Escape Rooms offers real life mystery adventure games. Our games are an immersive experience, where players become part of the story as they look for clues, solve puzzles and uncover the mystery. Movie-like sets, deep story, and unusual riddles are fun for adults of all ages.
Escape Room NJ – Hackensack
Entertainment and Team Building Center that focuses on developing creative, engaging and fun new ways for people to interact, work together and just have a good time. Offering Escape Rooms (read below), Human Bumper Balls, Airsoft Battles, Dance Club and Dinning options!
Escape Room Pompton Lakes – Pompton Lakes
We offer a 60-minute Escape Room game called AWAKEN with our 2nd game in production. We also offer a fun game called Minute 2 Win it as well as a Virtual Reality Experience!
Haunted Hollows of Waldwick – Waldwick
The Glen Rock Haunted House – Glen Rock
The Glen Rock Haunted House at 15 Roxbury Place terrifies locals while helping charities and non-profits.
Halloween Light Show at Demarest Farms – Hillsdale
The largest Halloween light show in NJ. Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant Halloween light displays, enjoy our farm fresh goodies in our retail farm market. warm-up by the fire pits, • Make your own S’mores and Hot Coco.
ENJOY THE FOLIAGE AT A NATURE CENTER OR BOTANICAL GARDEN!
Demarest Nature Center – Demarest
Tenafly Nature Center – Tenafly
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center – Englewood
Lorrimer Sanctuary – Franklin Lakes
New Jersey Botanical Garden – Ringwood
James McFaul Environmental Center – Wyckoff
Laurelwood Arboretum – Wayne
The Celery Farm – Allendale
BUNDLE UP & BURN SOME ENERGY AT A LOCAL PLAYGROUND!
Glen Rock Area Playground – Glen Rock
Overpeck Park Playground – Ridgefield Park
Van Saun County Park – Paramus
Memorial Park, Kid’s Spot – Rutherford
Wyckoff Community Park & Playground – Wyckoff