5 Favorite Things: October 24th - October 31st

It’s getting SPOOKY out there! And there is so much to do with the kids (besides eat all their candy!!)

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Trunk or Treat & Pumpkin Illumination

Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Friday, October 25th - 6-7 pm

Have fun at the 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat to benefit the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Enter your decorated car to participate by giving out candy to all of the ghosts, goblins, princesses, and heroes that will come looking for candy. All cars pay $10 to participate. Walkers pay $2.00. Please sign up here to participate.

Registration will begin at 5:00 PM at the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps building, 29 Prospect Street, Madison. There will be three prizes awarded to the top three decorated cars/trucks.

All checks should be made payable to Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Thank you for your support. Payment can be made at the door!

Visit the website for information and to register your “trunk”.


Madison 2019 Halloween Parade & Magic Show

Saturday, October 26 - 12:30 pm - 3pm

The event is sponsored by Carter Smile, The Montessori Children's Academy & BuckleBath.

The schedule of events is as follows:

12:30 pm: Halloween Parade

The parade will begin promptly at 12:30 pm in front of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 50 Kings Rd.  The parade will follow Kings Rd. to Green Village Rd., right onto Main St. and will finish on Waverly Pl.

1:00-1:30 pm: Joe Fischer Magic Show

A delightful magic show will be held on Waverly Pl. 

1:30-3:00 pm: Trick-or-Treating

Children in costume are invited to trick-or-treat through the downtown business district.  Participating stores will display a bright orange and black jack-o-lantern in their windows. 


Chemistry Day: Halloween Fun

Morris Museum

Saturday, October 26th - 11 am - 3 pm

Close out National Chemistry Week, and get a jump-start on Halloween Try out your costume. and enjoy spooky science, crafting fun, and a Trick-or-Treat Scavenger Hunt for goodies.

Show off your ensemble in our costume parade, and don't forget to bring a bag to collect your sweets.

Ages 3-8

Museum Admission

Visit the museum website for more information.

New Providence Street Fair

Sunday, October 27th - 10 am - 4 pm

Springfield Avenue, New Providence

Springfield Avenue will be transformed into a giant town block party with kiddie rides, a climbing wall, pony rides, a petting zoo, a clown, face painting, sand art, temporary tattoos, live entertainment, fair food, and more.

Local shops and artisans will also take to the street with their unique goods and creations.

Visit the website for more information.


Apple Cidering

Sunday, October 27th - 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm

Great Swamp OEC

Here's the perfect fall family tradition. Make delicious, homemade apple cider using an old-fashioned, hand-cranked cider press, and learn fun facts about the amazing apple.

Best of all, enjoy the fruits of your labor, and sample the fresh cider. This event is rain or shine.

Visit the environmental center website for more information.