How to Celebrate Halloween in Perth Amboy

Happy Halloween from Perth Amboy Now

Costume Contests & Prizes, Ghoulish Cocktail Specials, Party Boat, Dancing, Horror Readings, Live Music, Trunk or Treat. Have fall fun Oct 27- Oct 31 in the City by the Bay.

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream at Fajji’s
Their ice cream flavors are perfect for the season, go enjoy some on a beautiful fall afternoon. Fajji’s was listed as the best ice cream parlor in Middlesex County, find out why. Details

Pan de Muerto Day of the Dead Bread
In the days surrounding Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos, (Day of the Dead) celebrations occur with traditions that honor the dead, altars covered in candles, photos, marigold, sugar skulls and pan de muerto, bread of the bead. Mexican Restaurants  and Bakeries (panaderias) in Perth Amboy will have the fluffy sweet bread usually eaten with coffee or hot chocolate. Try Hollywood Mexican Restaurant or Primavera Bakery on Smith St.

Perth Amboy Pet Halloween Costume Contest Fri Oct 27th  3-7pm
Music, Prizes, Snacks at Perth Amboy Animal Shelter 597 Fayette St. Details

Perth Amboy Panthers Football Conference Game Fri Oct 27th 7pm-10pm
Coming off their big win against Colonia last week, the Panthers bring the momentum and face off with North Brunswick at Waters Stadium. Details

An Evening of Horror & Mystery with Author Donald Gavron Fri Oct 27th 7-8pm Perth Amboy native, author Don Gavron will share Halloween-themed horror fiction from his collection & discuss the horror genre at the Perth Amboy Public Library. With audio special effects & musical enhancement by Chris Junior. Free & all ages. Refreshments. Details

Stranger Things Season 2 comes out on Netflix Fri Oct 27th 
Watch new episodes of the award winning original drama/thriller science fiction tale.

Live Music at Al Cibelli’s Fri Oct 27th 9-11pm
Rock band Missing Aimee plays the live music venue on Rt35. No cover. Details

Live Music at PSC Fri Oct 27th 9-11pm
Live rock/jazz music featuring RONNY at the Portuguese Sporting Club. Food specials. Details

Friday Night Dance Party at Sangria Lounge Fri Oct 27th 8pm-1am
Music by DJ Danny. No Cover. Happy Hour from 8-10:30pm Details

Halloween Boat Party Fri Oct 27th 9-10pm Boarding. Departs 10pm-2am
$15 cover. Drinks and dancing on the water. Cash prizes for best costume. Board at 260 Perth Amboy Harborside Marina. DJ & 2 rooms SALSA | BACHATA | MERENGUE | REGGAETON | KIZOMBA AND MORE. Dance lessons. Details

Trunk or Treat & Costume Contest Sat Oct 28th 2pm-6pm
Bring your kids to the waterfront for free Halloween candy from 2-4pm Then enter the costume contest at 3:30pm and win prizes! Wisteria Ave & Sadowski Parkway. Details

Terrazza Party Halloween Sat Oct 28th   9pm- 2am
Costume Contest, Special $5 horror drinks like the Black Widow Martini, Brain Tumor Shots, & the Green Goblin LIT. Music by DJ Rojas.  Giveaways and Prizes. Tapas bar menu. Dinner specials  Details

Sangria Lounge Halloween Bash Sat Oct 28th Doors at 6pm-2am
Costume Contest with special guest judges Tashi Vasquez, Greg Diaz, Eddie Cabrera. $500 in cash & prizes. Music by DJ Shade. The evenings MC is Eddie Feliciano. Doors at 6pm Details

Halloween Bash at PSC Sat Oct 28 9pm-2am
No cover, prizes for best costume and drink specials. Open to the public Details

Oct 31st Halloween
Trick or Treaters hit the streets around 5pm, and will want candy! Be ready to join in the fun! Take a walk and enjoy the fall weather and the decorated haunted homes all along the waterfront. Enjoy the classic horror movie marathon on TCM. Also cool, Annabelle 2 Creations comes out on dvd/rent. We heard it is really good.