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Halloween Events Near Newport

Oct 19, 2021

Here at Newport, we’re excited that Halloween is just around the corner! Looking for ways to celebrate nearby? With tons of holiday-themed events and activities happening in and around Jersey City, we’ve rounded up some of the best local ways to get into the spooky Halloween spirit. Read ahead to learn more! 

Hay-LoWeen in the Park

Stop by Jersey City’s Lincoln Park for an afternoon filled with fun Halloween activities. Hay-LoWeen in the Park will take place this upcoming Saturday, October 23rd from 2-6pm, and will feature games, performances, yummy food, and even a hayride! Be sure to come dressed in your best costume to participate in the afternoon’s costume contest. The park will also host a kid-friendly Trick or Treat event the following Saturday, on October 30th, from 11:00am to 12:30pm. Expect pizza, drinks, face painting, and prizes for the best costume!


Glow Walk Run 

On Saturday, October 23rd, join The Family Resource Network for its 8th annual Glow Walk Run in Liberty State Park. This Halloween-themed 5K walk/run benefits Epilepsy Services of New Jersey, and will also feature arts & crafts, family fun activities, and a costume catwalk. Visit here for more information and to register for this special event!


The Queen’s Court Presents: HallowQueen at Corgi Spirits  

Adults seeking a festive and celebratory evening should head to HallowQueen at Corgi Spirits this Saturday, October 23rd from 3-10pm. This 21+ event will feature some of JC’s best drag performers and burlesque dancers, with a live DJ, tarot readings, raffles, and a costume contest rounding out the night. Tickets are $30 and proceeds will benefit Hudson Pride Center and the talented LGBTQ+ performers and vendors participating. Costumes are encouraged, but not required! Find more event info and purchase tickets here.


Halloween Family Bash

Head to PATH Plaza and Grove Street on Halloween for a “ghoulishly good time.” Expect games, a corn maze, face painting, rides, pumpkins, sand art, music, and candy at this family-friendly Halloween event. The fun will be going down on Sunday, October 31st from noon to 8pm. Learn more about this free event here.


Zeppelin Hall Halloween

Jersey City bar, restaurant, and beer garden Zeppelin Hall is hosting a Halloween party on Saturday, October 30th. Admission is free and the first place for best costume will win a prize of $1000! A live DJ and dancing begins at 9pm. Find more details here.


We can’t wait to see how you celebrate Halloween this year in Jersey City! Be sure to share your amazing costumes and spooky fun times with the Newport community by tagging us at #YourNewport. Happy Halloween!