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Posted on: October 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Halloween Events October 2023

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The Summit Department of Community Programs is announcing three Halloween events to be held in the month of October. 

The Haunted Hike will take place on Saturday, October 7, at Martin’s Brook Park located on Butler Parkway. A less-scary hike for younger children will take place from 6PM to 7PM. The “super scary” hike will take place from 7PM to 8PM and feature spooky characters jumping out along the trail. Adult supervision is required for any child in fourth grade or younger. There is a suggested $5 donation at entry. More information is available at

Scream on the Green will be held on Saturday, October 21, on the Village Green, located at 356 Broad Street in Summit. The featured movie will be Hocus Pocus 2. A family dance party will begin at 6PM and the movie will be shown at dusk. Attendees can enjoy bonfires and s’mores and are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs as no seating is provided for the movie. More information is available at

The Summit Police Athletic League and Department of Community Programs are hosting the annual Halloween parade on Saturday, October 28, from 3PM to 5PM. Participants are asked to line up at 25 Deforest Ave. at 2:45PM to march to the Village Green at 3PM and arrive at the Village Green. Attendees can enjoy music, entertainment, and snacks on the Village Green from 3PM. Individuals will be invited to walk across the main stage for the costume contest. The winners will be announced at 4:15PM. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the following categories: Most 2023 Relevant, Scariest, Cutest, Best Group, Most Original, Mayor's Choice, and Best Overall. Music and entertainment will continue until 5PM. More information is available at

For more information on these events, please contact the Department of Community Programs at 908-277-2932 or visit

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