Press Release: Spook-tacular Halloween fun! - Skylands Stadium
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Augusta, N.J. Aug. 25, 2021

Get ready for some Spook-tacular Halloween fun with the Skylands Stadium’s second annual Jack-O’-Lantern Experience. Taking place at beautiful Skylands Stadium in Augusta, N.J., the Jack-O’-Lantern Experience runs for 28 days during Oct. 1 – Nov. 7. This year’s event promises to be Sussex County’s premier family entertainment destination, with a fall festival, beer garden, live music, seasonal food and beverages, carnival rides and more. 

Take a 30 to 45-minute, self-guided walking tour through a ghoulishly delightful Halloween experience, illuminated with 6,000 hand carved jack-o’-lanterns. Enjoy the rides, including a Ferris Wheel carousel and more, and then let the kids pick a pumpkin and paint it. There’ll also be more than 30 craft beers in the Beer Garden, along with seasonal ciders, wine and seltzer. Enjoy additional fall food and beverage favorites including s’mores on the fire pit, spiced donuts, hot cocoa and coffee. Enjoy ice cream and delicious treats from a variety of vendors as well. 

“We’re super excited about this year’s new walk-through experience,” says Mike Dorso, owner of the Skylands Stadium. “The thousands of hand-carved pumpkins are stunning and when illuminated make for a gorgeous Halloween experience. It’s a perfect family outing, date night or experience for Halloween fans of all ages.”

Advanced tickets and reservations are required and available online here. Open daily at 5 p.m., the event tickets start at $19; anyone under 36” gets in free.  VIP Tickets, which are limited, are available for $34 and allow a ticketholder one night’s admission in any time slot that the event is open, whether it’s sold out or not. Tickets also include an apple cider, beer or wine. And, parking is free and plentiful. 

About Skylands Stadium:

One of North Jersey’s premier facilities, Skylands Stadium hosts a variety of sports and entertainment events, year-round. In addition to the  Sussex County Miners professional baseball team, which call Skylands home for 50+ games each season, it hosts an annual Jack-O’-Lantern Experience, Christmas Light Show, Food Truck Festival, Stunt Shows, Concerts, and more. It is located at the crossroads of Routes 15, 206 and 565, also known as Ross’s Corner. Its address is 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ 07822. For more information, visit 


Justin Ferrarella

GM Skylands Stadium

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