Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Halloween Events in the Wildwoods


Halloween in the Wildwoods will be full of tricks, treats and fun events for all ages starting Saturday, October 21 through Sunday, October 29.

Halloween in the Wildwoods kicks off Saturday, October 21 with the Wildwoods Boardwalk 5K Pumpkin Run. This fun and exciting family event is for all ages and offers a 5K run along with a one-mile walk, starting at 10 a.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center – rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes and vie for prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant and Best All-Around. All proceeds benefit Wildwoods’ Elementary Schools located on the island. Registration is $25 for adults and $15 for 18 and under. All participants will receive a Pumpkin Run T-shirt.

For additional information visit or call 609-849-8887.

On Friday, October 27, it’s the first ever Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats event! Enjoy a Halloween movie and treats under the stars beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the NEW Byrne Plaza in Downtown Wildwood on Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Cedar. Admission and parking are FREE.

For additional information, visit or call 609-523-1602.

On Saturday, October 28, it’s the North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Olde New Jersey Avenue between 2nd and Walnut Avenues in North Wildwood. Parents are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars.

There will be no judging of the children's costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the best Halloween-decorated car. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood. Free parking for visitors will be available in the municipal lot at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues.

For additional information call 609-522-2955 or visit

On Monday, October 30 at 6 p.m., the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will host their annual Halloween Trunk-or-Treat. The event consists of adults bringing their Halloween-decorated vehicles to the Wildwood Crest Pier parking lot at Heather Road and Ocean Avenue, where they will distribute candy from the trunks of their vehicles to children dressed in their Halloween costumes.

The event includes fun Halloween related activities, a DJ, refreshments, and prizes awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Trunk-or-Treat is a FREE event, but vehicles must be pre-registered to take part. Registration forms are available at the Crest Pier Recreation Center.

Please call 609-523-0202 or visit for further information.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

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