Are you someone who wants to get scared silly around Halloween? Central NJ has some seriously spooky Halloween events happening… enter at your own risk! 

Brite Nites, the Bane Haunted House, and Scare Farm are all fantastic options (with some kid-friendly opportunities too). See what’s special about each event: 

Photos courtesy of the Wagner Farm Arboretum Facebook page

Beautiful Jack O’Lanterns & Spooky Scenes

Looking for a festive Halloween-themed event that’s perfect for the whole family (even little kids!)? Warren’s Brite Nites 2016 at Wagner Farm Arboretum is the perfect option! Showcasing beautifully carved pumpkins, a secret haunted garden, and the Black Cat Cafe, this dynamic Halloween event offers a truly memorable experience for all. Pumpkin sculptures, jack o’lanterns, spooky scenes, ghouls, vampires, camobies, and more await! 

Don’t miss out on Brite Nites! This event runs from 6:45pm-8pm on October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 and 30 at Wagner Farm Arboretum 197 Mountain Ave. Warren Twp, NJ 07059. Get your tickets HERE! 


This Haunted House is Seriously Scary! 

Located in Livingston (630 W. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039), the Bane Haunted House is named “The Scariest Haunted House in New Jersey.” Recently renovated, this haunted house means serious business—in fact, you should definitely reading their “warning” information! 70 live actors every night means something terrifying around every corner. 

See all available dates and get tickets HERE. TIP: Active military personnel get in free! 

Photo courtesy of the Scare Farm Facebook page

Creepy Hollow, Paranoia & The Slay Ride

Visit Scare Farm at your own risk! This seriously creepy Halloween event at 116 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough, NJ 08844. The Scare Farm website doesn’t reveal much about the mystery that awaits… but you can explore a few of the available attractions here

You can view dates and times HERE


Too scary? No problem! Enjoy harvest by heading out to enjoy farms and the Halloween spirit during the day. Check out 15+ Farms Near Warren to Visit for Pumpkins, Hayrides, & More!