Fun Halloween Weekend Activities You Can Join Around Westfield
Brr! Can you feel that Halloween cheer in the air? We feel it, alright! And with only ten days left before the 31st (yes, we're doing a Halloween countdown too, because, why not?), we're pretty sure most of you are starting to looking for fun and safe Halloween activities that the whole family can join.
Social distancing and isolation are of utmost importance in this pandemic, and it's reassuring to know that there are a handful of pandemic-friendly events around Westfield that can provide a safe environment for kids and adults alike while maintaining the initial spirit of the celebration! So, get your masks and sanitizers ready, because your weekends are about to be a lot more busy and eventful for sure!
Take advantage of the remaining days of October by shopping fresh produce (straight from farms to your table) and a lot more at the Westfield Farmers' Market! Enjoy freshly-baked goodies, some giftable items, handmade crafts, and other great finds-- and show your love and support for our local vendors!
Scotch Plains Farmers' Market, one of the most popular Farmers' Market around, is celebrating 28 years of Jersey fresh and local with a full roster of the best vendors this year, and you better not miss out! Now offering a spacious, safer, and more enjoyable walking Market for customers, it's going to be a worry-free and enjoyable visit for sure! Shop for fresh produce, delicious food, sweet treats, and unique gift ideas for the coming holidays-- all at a very affordable price!
It's a fall tradition that's one for the books-- and it's back to give us one heck of a Halloween celebration, pandemic-style! Join the Annual Pumpkin Patch day hosted by Kean University on October 31st, and enjoy a day filled with pumpkin picking, hayrides, pumpkin carving and painting, crafts, and much more! Pumpkin-picking will be allowed after the event.
Although hayrides and corn mazes are canceled this Halloween due to the pandemic, Williams Nursery of Westfield has still opened its doors to the public for some mean pumpkin picking! Visit the family-owned garden and treat your eyes to one of the largest selections of annuals, perennials, and shrubs in New Jersey, plus a beautiful fall flower bulb display and loads of yummy pumpkins too!
Snyder's Farm Fall Festival stands tall despite the unfortunate pandemic! Come by on weekends and enjoy a hayride to and from the festival site, where tons of Halloween activities await!
AddamsFest returns for a third year-- this time, in a pandemic-friendly manner, to transform Westfield with a uniquely exciting celebration honoring its own Charles Addams and his penchant for the macabre with a wide variety of events! Enjoy spooky destinations, contests, movie screenings, and a lot more from October 23 to October 30!
It's farm fun in the fall at Wightman Farms! Visit the farm this weekend and enjoy scenic hayrides, pumpkin picking, a variety of mazes, and a stroll through the orchard! A haven that brings you closer to nature-- perfect for the kids and the elderly!
The Scare Farm at Norz Hill Farm is back at it again this year, so expect to be scared like no other! Enjoy three of their greatest attractions, Creepy Hollow, Paranoia Walking Trails, and The Slayride, and experience the true essence of Halloween (a.k.a ghouls, ghosts, and goblins, among others!).