• Your Guide to Halloween Events in Jersey City {2016 Edition}

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    Hey Jersey City! On this Wednesday morning we’re trading in our usual pink attire for black…

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    Why you ask? Because..

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    Well almost. …but it’ll be here before you know it. In the spirit of this, we’ve rounded up our top 10 things to do this Halloween weekend {in Jersey City!} and hope you’re able to check some of them out. What do you have planned? 

    Halloween Pet Parade at Hamilton Park: Wednesday, October 26th

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    Anything’s Pawsible is proud to present their Halloween Pet Parade this Wednesday evening. From 6:00PM-7:00PM, you can dress up your furry friend and be entered to win one of 3 prizes for best costumes — first prize is $75, second prize is $50, and third prize is $25. RSVP to bring your pup here. Located at Hamilton Park. 

    Music + Mischief Masquerade at Battello: Thursday, October 27th 

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    On Thursday, Battello, will host a Music + Mischief Masquerade. This evening will include food & drink specials {such as $5 beer, wine, & sangria}, live music by Lion + Tiger, Martin Stahl, and Jeremy and Jimmy Acoustic Duo, and of course, costumes. If you don’t have a costume, Battello will provide guests with complimentary masks. Located at 502 Washington Blvd. 

    Workout In Your Costume at 8 Springs Studio: Thursday, October 27th 

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    This Thursday, from 5:30PM-8:30PM, 8 Springs Studios is inviting you to..wait for it…workout…in your costume! When do you get the chance to do that?? The evening will also include networking opportunities, candies for kids, a costume prize, raffles, and eats from local JC vendors. Located at 300 Coles Street. 

    Transmission’s Halloween Brunch: Saturday, October 29th

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    This Saturday, Transmission, will host an ‘All Treats No Tricks‘ Halloween brunch. Early bird tickets {found here} include 2 small plates & a complimentary mimosa for just $20 or general admission tickets can be purchased for $25. Brunch will be followed by their Halloween costume party at 9PM. Be sure to dress up because Transmission is giving away a $300 bar tab prize to the best Hilary costume {and one for Donald, too}, a $200 bar tab prize to the scariest costume, and a $200 bar tab to the sexiest costume. Located at 150 Bay Street. 

    Glow Walk Run 5k: Saturday, October 29th 

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    The 3rd Annual ‘Glow Walk Run 5k’ will be held this Saturday, October 29th. Beginning at 6:00pm {check-in begins at 4PM}, participants will be treated to NYC skyline views,  live music, glow in the dark games and activities, and more. All activities will be FREE to families who register. For additional information or to register, please click hereLocated at Liberty State Park. 

    Greasers Halloween Party at South House: Saturday, October 29th

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    South House will host their Halloween party this Saturday, October 29th. Doors open at 4PM and we must remind you to dress up — they’re giving cash prizes to the best costumes {1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!}. Located at 149 Newark Ave. 

    Terminal of Terror: Saturday, October 29th

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    ChicpeajcHayonerRDG Restaurant Group {owners of Raval JC, Lucky Bar, Satis Bistro), and Premiere Vibes Entertainment are bringing you a Halloween event you are sure to never forget. This Saturday, the historic central railroad of NJ will be transformed into the Terminal of Terror — a venue that will overlook the Manhattan skyline and will feature four of the top leading JC DJs, haunted activities, food trucks, and a costume contest! Get your tickets here.

    In collaboration with JC Families,  a family fun event called Spooky Terminal will take place at the same location from 4-8PM! The terminal of terror will begin at 9:00PM {adults only}.

    Spectral Gala Ball: Saturday, October 29th

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    Beginning at 8:00PM, the beautiful Cathedral Hall will turn into a Halloween Ball. This event is for guests 21 & over and will feature food, a cash bar, and live music. Get your tickets here. Located at 380 Montgomery St. 

    Rocky Horror Picture Show at LITM: Sunday, October 30th

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    Visit LITM this Sunday evening for a Rocky Horror Picture Show DOUBLE feature. They will host trivia at 5:00PM followed by a screening of this treasured film at 7:30PM. Feel free to dress up as those dressed for the occasion will receive 10% off their drinks. Please note: seating will begin  at 4:30pm and is first come, first served so please arrive early — RSVP here. Located at 140 Newark Ave. 

    Halloween Family Bash: Monday, October 31st 

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    The 3rd Annual Halloween Family Bash will take place on Monday, October 31st from 3PM-6PM. There you and your family can enjoy face painting, a bouncy house, music, popcorn, candy, and vendors such as Key Element Learning, Dental Studio of Jersey City,Morlees, Bambino Chef, My Gym Jersey City,Gia Gelato and Cafe, Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park, Smile Preschool,WORD Jersey City, JCity Realty, LLC, Gymboree Play & Music of Jersey City and Jersey City Pediatric Dentistry. Please email info@jcdowntown.org for any additional information. Located at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall.

    See More: Your Guide to Halloween in Hoboken 2016

     However you decide to spend your Halloween weekend, we hope it’s a good one! 


    Written by:

    Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.