Halloween Roundup: Fun and Rules

Halloween is nearly here and it is a time for fun (and rules), so MercerMe is covering both in one fun rule-based article.

This is a list of some of the fun activities happening in Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township, and Princeton.

Saturday October 25

3rd Annual Halloween Spooktacular

New Jersey State Museum in Trenton


crafts, free treat bag, mad science show, costume parade and contest, free laser fright light planetarium show; For details, CLICK HERE.


halloween 216th Annual Community Halloween Party & Magic Show

Union Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Route 29, Titusville

11am-1pm / Magic show at 12:30pm.

For flyer, CLICK HERE.



Quaker Bridge Mall

2pm at food court

crafts, trick-or-treating, Halloween fun. Website does not have details. NJ.com article CLICK HERE.


Its The Great Pumpkin in the Park – $6 ticket

Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing in Titusville

2pm-5pm both Saturday and Sunday

make masks, trick-or-treat and visit Great Pumpkin


Halloween Parade in Pennington

Hopewell Valley YMCA Youth Center


refreshments, face painting, crafts, games, and contests


Nature of the Night Halloween Hike

Stonybrook-Millstone Watershed

6pm-9pm / $10pp or $25 per family

annual family friend non-scry night guided 20 min hike exploring the ecology of night on the Watershed Reserve; campfire, roasted marshmallows, story telling; CLICK HERE for more

Sunday October 26

Halloween Extravaganza

Market Fair Mall, Princeton


treats, music with Mr. Ray, face painting, arts&crafts


Annual Hopewell Fire Dept & Ladies Auxiliary Halloween Parade

Hopewell Borough

Line-up at Hopewell Borough Train Station at 12:30pm / marching at 1pm to Fire house

all ages (babies to zombies!), all participants receive a goodie bag after the parade


Its The Great Pumpkin in the Park – $6 ticket

Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing in Titusville

2pm-5pm both Saturday and Sunday

make masks, trick-or-treat and visit Great Pumpkin

Thursday October 30

Annual Hometown Halloween Princeton Parade

Princeton – meet on Albert Hinds Place


Friday October 31

Hopewell Fire Dept: fire house will be decorated with a not-so-scary side for the easily frightened and a scary side for the braver trick or treaters!


Hopewell Borough’s curfew covers minors under the age of seventeen while Hopewell Township’s curfew covers minors seventeen years of age or under. And, if you’re a nerd like I am, here’s the official language:

Hopewell Borough’s Curfew:

Hopewell Boro CurfewHopewell Township’s Curfew:

Hopewell Twp Curfew


Send us your Halloween plans and we’ll add them to our list!

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