Harrison Twp Halloween Parade ~ Oct. 29th

The annual Harrison Township Halloween Parade is Saturday, October 29th (rain date Oct. 30th) from 11am to 3pm at Ella Harris Park. This fun-filled fall event includes hayrides and costume and pumpkin contests and in addition to the parade:


Pumpkin Decorating Contest: winners will be awarded by age group in two categories:Pumpkin Contest

  • Carved, stenciled or free-hand (please bring from home)
  • Painted (bring from home or paint in park -adults included)

Halloween Costume Contest:  winners will be awarded by age group

Schedule of Events: 

11:00 a.m. Pumpkin Painting and Hayrides begin.  
12:30 p.m. Deadline to register for Parade if you wish to participate in costume judging
1:00 p.m. (prompt!)  Parade begins
3:00 p.m. Hayrides end

The Halloween Parade is sponsored by Harrison Township Recreation, assisted by Harrison Township Police Department, Gloucester Clounty 4-H and The Mullica Hill Exchange Club.


Trick or Trot Fun Run, Halloween Parade ~ Oct. 24th

Halloween1Pumpkin painting and hayrides will kick off this year’s Halloween Parade festivities at Ella Harris Park in Harrison Township, Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 11 a.m. The Halloween Parade will follow at 1 p.m. Activities will carry on until 3 p.m.

In order to participate in the costume judging for the parade, registration must be completed no later than 12:30 p.m. Latecomers are welcome to attend, but will not be eligible to partake in the costume judging. Costumes and pumpkins judged by age groups.

Free-hand, stenciled or carved, as well as hand-painted pumpkins permitted. It is requested that pumpkins be carved at home and that those that are hand painted be brought from home or painted in the park. Adults included. Hayrides will be available after the parade until 3 p.m.

The event is made possible through sponsorship from Harrison Township Recreation with the assistance of the Harrison Township Police Department, Gloucester County 4-H and The Mullica Hill Exchange Club. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 25. The park is located at 155 Commissioners Road, Mullica Hill.

Online registration for the Trick or Trot 5k/1-Mile Walk ends Thursday, Oct. 22 at 11:59 a.m. Entry fee is $15, plus $2.50 to sign up. Race-day registration and packet pick up will begin at 7:45 a.m. Race will follow at 8:30 a.m.


Written by Victoria Williams