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Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, is back for select days September 15-October 31 at Six Flags Great Adventure. It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including seven haunted mazes and five scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurk around every corner as the dark of night washes over the park. The ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals. BEWARE! There is no place to hide! More information

Bane Haunted House was named “The Scariest Haunted House in New Jersey” by The Star-Ledger 5 years in a row and listed as one of the most terrifying in the nation by Buzzfeed. Bane plays on every one of your fears; claustrophobic, separation anxiety, clowns, and more. This year Bane is even more interactive than ever with a brand new entrance and a terrifying exit! Get ready for the scare of your life! Visitors may have to climb up, jump over, crawl through, and spin around what lurks inside the haunted house for a spine-chilling, interactive experience. Bane is the only haunted house in the state that does not use animatronics. They have 100+ live actors prepared to scare you within our 40,000 square foot building every night! More information

The 13th Hour Haunted Houses and Escape Rooms have been rated as some of the most unique and immersive in New Jersey and around the country.  Navigate the Two Floors of fear with Spinning rooms, moving floors and over the top special effects. All New this Year, The Dark Side of The Hayden House. Can you see what lurks in the darkest deepest part of the Hayden House for truly frightening experience. During days the haunted house is open all the escape rooms also have live actors to add to the immersion starting at 6pm.  We are the only escape rooms to offer this uniqueness to the escape rooms.  Book now.  Five rooms to choose from – John Hayden, The Great room, The Cookhouse, The Dungeon and all new The Grand Parlor. More information here

Spend 45 minutes making your way through 200+ acres of Fright. It starts with our Hair Raising Hayride that “Scares the YELL out of You”, then we let you off in the middle of nowhere for a Treacherous Trek through the “Trail of Terror”, then just when you think you have had enough and begin see that you are almost home, you realize the only way back is through the MassAcre Maize, a Casual Run for your Life; once it is over you find that the path is blocked, and you must enter your final Nightmare, the Carnevil of Chaos! More information

For the fourth year in a row, M&M’S is partnering with the City of Newark to transform three Recreation Centers around Newark into family-friendly Halloween events with free costumes and candy for all on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.!   The Halloween fun has been expanded to three convenient locations this year, including   John F. Kennedy Recreation Center located at 211 West Kinney Street Sharpe James Kenneth A. Gibson Recreation and Aquatic Center located at 226 Rome Street Boylan Street Recreation Center located at 916 South Orange Avenue    

Night of Terror includes four terrifying haunted attractions and the area’s first and best Haunted Paintball Hayride. When: Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays Through Nov. 3. Hours vary, visit the website. Where: 448 Lincoln Mill Rd. Mullica Hill, New Jersey

From Brighton Asylum: Brighton Asylum, the legendary haunted asylum complex featured on The Today Show, Cake Boss, Buzzfeed, ABC, NBC, FOX, and media outlets all over the country, shut down in 1952 due to staff and patient disappearances, as well as intolerable living conditions. Now, the asylum has re-opened and is accepting new patients! Brighton Asylum is a massive walk-through dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, horror movie style scares, and Hollywood quality special effects. Check in here. You have nothing to lose but your mind! More information here

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