Explore local history during “Four Centuries in a Weekend”
Don’t miss this heritage event, when 35 historic sites and buildings in Union County are open. Most sites offer guided tours, and many offer special events and activities. From quaint old houses and museums to Revolutionary War burial grounds and special exhibits, delve into four centuries of history.
Learn more here.
Hayrides & Campfires
Come join the fun this fall as Union County presents the annual Hayrides and Campfires in Warinanco Park and the Watchung Reservation. Hayride and Campfires include folks songs around the campfire, hot chocolate and marshmallows toasted over the fire.
6:30pm – 9:30 pm
Please join us at our 36th annual Harvest Festival. The Harvest Festival is a celebration of Early American life featuring music, children’s crafts, games, demonstrations and displays, a petting zoo and much more.
Trailside Nature & Science Center
Imagine visiting a whole village of haunted houses and meeting the ghosts of people who actually lived and died there. That is what you will experience at the Haunted Hayrides conducted in the Deserted Village of Feltville. The total program experience lasts about one hour. The program is intended for adults and children age 6 and older. Tickets are sold for rides at specific times as noted on your ticket.
Deserted Village, Watchung Reservation
Bring your carved jack-o-lantern to Echo Lake Park the day after Halloween and join others for Great Pumpkin Sail. Watch as your pumpkin is put on a float on the lake, sing songs around the campfire and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows.
Echo Lake Park
Advanced ticket sales begin October 3rd
In-County: $12.00 per family of six (6)
Out-of-County: $16.00 per family of six (6)