Events this Week: Oct. 25 – Nov. 2, 2022

Halloween is here! There are plenty of trunk-or-treat events across the county for those who live in areas not quite densely populated enough for trick-or-treating. The Court House Library has a very special concert this week, and spooky parades abound. There’s a lot to do this week, and you’d be a fool not to check at least one of these events out before events slump between Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Seashore Community Church Trunk or Treat 

Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. 

446 Seashore Rd, Cape May 

We need parking spaces decorated and volunteers to pass out candy! Come join us for our annual trunk or treat. 

Middle Township Halloween Parade  

Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.  

Lineup begins at 6 p.m. at Memorial Field. The parade will travel north along Route 9 to W Mechanic Street. Judging will take place at the library.  

Ocean City Halloween Parade 

Thursday, October 27 from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. 

Asbury Ave. from 6th – 11th Street. 

Sponsored by the Ocean City Exchange Club. For more information call 1-800-813-5580 or visit ochp.blogspot.com/ 

Lunch & Learn: Cape May’s Paranormal History 

Thursday, October 27, from 12 to 1 p.m.  

Cape May Court House Library Presentation Room 

The lecture, presented by the Historic Cold Spring Village, will teach guests about Cape May’s haunted history. Feel free to bring your lunch! Light refreshments will be available. 

John Walter Band at the End of the Road Theater 

Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m.   

End of the Road Theater, 3845 Bayshore Road, North Cape May   

Come see the John Walter Band, Cape May County’s community concert band, at the End of the Road theater in North Cape May.  

Concert: ELVIStory, The King of Rock and Roll 

Court House Library  

Thursday, October 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  

ELVIStory isn’t just an Elvis Tribute Show – it’s a musical history lesson! Our “Elvis-torian” guides audiences through key time periods in U.S. and World history between 1953-1977, touching upon key moments that shaped our planet today. Each “lesson” is accentuated with moments and memories of Elvis’ own life, relating how the man and his music were influenced by the issues and events of the times. 

City of Wildwood Trunk or Treat   

Saturday, October 29 from 3 to 6 p.m.   

Fox Park, 4500 Ocean Ave, Wildwood  

Enjoy food, DJ entertainment, and more! The event is free for adults and children, but decorated automobiles must be pre-registered. 

North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party  

Saturday, October 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.   

Olde NJ Ave in North Wildwood  

Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m. There will be music, magic, balloon twisting and more! Families 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. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood or at City Hall. All vehicles participating in the event must be registered.  

Avalon Trunk or Treat   

Saturday, October 29 from 5 to 7 p.m.   

30th Street Parking Lot, Avalon Community Hall  

Cars must be parked by 4:45 and can’t leave until 7 p.m. – Participants are encouraged to decorate their cars! There will be a costume parade, hayrides on the beach, cotton candy, caramel apples, and more! 

Avalon Library Lecture: Introduction to Inflation  

Saturday, October 29 at 10 a.m. 

Avalon Free Public Library  

Charles Lawrence, presenter, is a retired investment professional of 35 years and retired from Wells Fargo Advisors as senior vice president and regional advice officer. He currently edits a weekly newsletter on the economy and financial markets for financial professionals. 

Stone Harbor Business District Trick or Treat  

Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Stone Harbor Business District (96th street area)  

Celebrate Halloween with your favorite Stone Harbor stores and businesses – get those costumes ready for the big day with a fun trick-or-treat event through Stone Harbor’s business district! 

Halloween Costume Skate 

Saturday, October 29 from 4 p.m. to dusk 

Ocean City Skate Park at Fifth Street and Asbury Avenue 

The Ocean City Skate Park will celebrate Halloween from 4 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Oct. 29. Skateboarders are invited to come dressed for the holiday. There will be prizes for the best costume and best trick, and candy for the participants 

Secluded Acres Fall Festival  

Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Secluded Acres, 1024 Route 47, Rio Grande  

Come out to the annual fall festival, located at a cute local garden store and farm. There will be a vendor market, an antique auto show, and family fun events including a 1917 tractor pull.  

Boo at the Zoo  

Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Cape May County Zoo 

The Cape May County Park and Zoo’s annual “Boo at the Zoo” event returns! Sponsored by the Cape May County Board of Commissioners, this event is free and open to the public.  

Visitors of all ages are invited to wear a costume to this fun family event, which includes activities for the kids, games, candy, entertainment, animals, inflatable obstacle course, pirate ship and more. A Costume Contest will start at 11 a.m., registration begins at 10 a.m. An awards presentation will follow the Halloween costume contest with exciting entertainment and our very own ambassador animals. No Rain Date. 

No Scare Trick Or Treat 

Saturday, October 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.  

2545 Route 9, Ocean View 

A no-scare walk-through for young children and those with sensory concerns. No tricks, just treats. Costumes are encouraged for trick or treating along the trail. 

Admission is free however donations to the Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company are appreciated!  

Lower Township Haunted Trails  

Saturday, October 29 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.  

Lower Township Rec. Center 

Free haunted trails behind the rec center on Oct 29th from 6:30 to 9:00 pm.  Bring the family out for a spooky night.   

Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House 

Saturday, October 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  

109 West 1st Ave in North Wildwood 

Trick-or-treaters walk through a “haunted house” and receive treats at the Elks Lodge.  

Halloween Crafts and Collectibles Show  

October 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street 

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Rotary Park  

Sunday, October 30 at 7 p.m.  

Rotary Park, Cape May 

The East Lynn Theater Co, in partnership with the city of Cape May presents a free outdoor screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show!” Bring a chair or blanket and be sure to keep warm! 

Trick or Treat at the Emlen Physick Estate 

Monday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.  

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street 

Bring the little ghosts and goblins to the Physick Estate, home of Cape May’s original haunted house, for some treats…and maybe a few tricks, too. Spooky music, Scarecrow Alley, and maybe a few strange spirits hanging around the grounds. 

Sea Isle City Trunk-or-Treat   

Monday, October 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.   

42nd Place Municipal Parking Lot 

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