Halloween Events




The City of Rahway is offering an array of family friendly Halloween festivities this year for all ages!


Starting on Tuesday, October 19th, Rahway Seniors can attend the annual Senior Halloween Party at 12:00pm at the Rahway Recreation Center.  The party will include music, lunch, and door prizes.  Costumes are optional.  For more information on ticket sales please call 732-827-2016.

Then on Friday October 20th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, in collaboration with the Union County Board of County Commissioners, the city of Rahway invites union county residents with disabilities and special needs ages 16 and older to enjoy the 2023 Halloween Bash - a dance party with games, activities, haunted rooms, costume contests, and arts and crafts projects.  The Halloween Bash is a drop-off respite program at the Rahway Recreation Center, though parents and guardians are welcome to stay.  

Last but not least, the Halloween Parade and Spooktacular return to Rahway on Saturday October 28th.  Residents are encouraged to dress up and meet at the Hamilton Stage parking lot, 360 Hamilton Street, for the parade departure at 2:00pm.  The parade will continue down Irving Street stopping at the Train Station Plaza where the Spooktacular festivities will continue until 5:00pm.  The Spooktacular will feature carnival style games, stilt walkers, face painters, Halloween music, goody bags, strolling characters, and prizes for best costumes. 

Registration information:

10/19 - Senior Halloween Party: Call the Rahway Senior Center at 732-827-2016 for tickets.

10/20 - Halloween Bash for residents with disabilities and special needs ages 16+: Register HERE or call at 908-527-4781.

10/28 - Halloween Parade and Spooktacular Register HERE.