keansburg zombie walkSaturday, November 1 starting at 5 p.m.

KEANSBURG, NJ - Everyone is invited to dress up and join the Halloween fun including two haunted houses. The event will be preceded by fall festival fun at 2:30 p.m. including a dog costume parade, a spoon race, an apple cider cup race and more

Keansburg, NJ – October 21, 2014 – The Keansburg Business Association & The Keansburg EMS invite zombies and comic characters everywhere to join in their first annual Zombies & Comic Character Walk on Saturday, November 1 starting at 5 the Raritan Lot.

The Walk will progress along Beachway to Carr Avenue. Two haunted houses will be along the route to enjoy as part of the Walk fun and excitement.

Tickets to join the Walk and enjoy the two haunted houses are $10 for adults and $5 for children; and can be purchased by calling one of several numbers: Cathy at 848-207-1596; Stacy at 732-787-2787; Sharyn at 732-762-2511; or Ana at 732-495-7600.

Prior to the Walk, the borough will host fall festivities for kids of all ages beginning at 2:30 p.m. The festival will feature exciting contests, races, crafts, artists and plenty of family fun, and is FREE to attend.

“We invite everyone in Keansburg and surrounding communities to come out and enjoy our fall festivities and Zombies & Comic Character Walk,” said Mayor Thomas Foley.” “This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and welcome the fall season,” he added.

Beginning at 3 p.m., Keansburg’s cutest pooches will strut their stuff during the Dog Costume Parade. Pet owners are encouraged to dress up their furry friends and bring them along to join in the fun. Prizes for cutest and scariest pups will be awarded, Children’s Spoon Races will be held at 3 p.m., followed by an Apple Cider Cup Race at 3:30 p.m. (the contestant with the most cider in the cup at the end of the race wins).

A fabulous gift auction will also take place, including baskets of cheer, day passes to the Keansburg Amusement and Water Parks and more.  Vendor participation includes area artists, handmade jewelry vendors, dog groomers and more. Baxter’s Burgers will offer food specials for the day, and Applejack’s Bar & Grille will have Festival drink specials.

To sponsor the Fall Festival or sign up as a vendor, visit or call Mary Foley at 732-787-2537.

For more information about the Borough of Keansburg, visit