It’s officially October, which means it’s spooky season. With Halloween upon us, it’s time to start thinking about where to trick-or-treat locally. There are a lot of things to consider: safety, walkability, fun local events, pretty houses, and great candy (of course). New Jersey has a rich haunted history and is home to so many awesome suburban towns, making it an ideal place to be for Halloween. From parades to elaborate decorations to haunted experiences and everything in between, we’ve rounded up some of the best towns + specific neighborhoods to go trick-or-treating in North Jersey for both families and groups of friends. Read the full list here!