Halloween in the Wildwoods will be full of tricks, treats and fun events for all ages starting Saturday, October 13 with the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run and continuing Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28 with Halloween weekend festivities.
Halloween in the Wildwoods kicks off Saturday, October 13, with the Wildwoods Boardwalk 5K Pumpkin Run. This fun and exciting family event is for all ages and offers a 5K run along with a one-mile walk, starting at 10 a.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center – rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes and vie for prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant and Best All-Around. All proceeds benefit Wildwoods’ Elementary Schools located on the island. Registration is $25 for adults and $15 for participants 18 years and under. All pre-registered participants will receive a Pumpkin Run T-shirt. For additional information visit www.BoardwalkPumpkinRun.
On Friday, October 26, is the 2nd annual Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats event! Enjoy a Halloween movie and treats under the stars beginning at 6 p.m. at the Byrne Plaza in Wildwood on Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Cedar. Admission and parking are FREE! For additional information, visit www.dooww.com or call 609-523-1602.
On Saturday, October 27, it’s the North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30-7 p.m. on Olde New Jersey Avenue between 2nd and Walnut Avenues in North Wildwood. Parents 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. There will be no judging of the children’s costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the best decorated car. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood. Parking for visitors will be available in the municipal lot at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues. For additional information call 609-522-2955 or visit www.NorthWildwood.com.
Also on Saturday, October 27, the Greater Wildwood Elks will host a Halloween Haunted House where trick-or-treaters can walk through a “haunted house” and receive treats at the Elks Lodge located at 109 West 1st Avenue, in North Wildwood from 5-8 p.m. Admission to the haunted house is FREE. For additional information, call 609-729.-2170.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.