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Recreation > Halloween 2020

2020 House Decorating Contest Maps

Interactive Google Map

Printable Map with Addresses


2020 Halloween Trick or Treating Signs

8.5x11 Trick or Treaters Welcome

8.5x11 No Trick or Treaters


2020 Halloween Contests Rules & Regulations

Jack-o-Lantern Flyer

Purple Pumpkin Pursuit Flyer

House Decorating Flyer


Jack-O-Lantern Carving Contest - Win Prizes!

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place winners will receive a gift certificate to a local business.

  • All entries must be submitted with a photo of the Jack-O-Lantern along with the family name, email, phone number, and brief description of the submission by Oct. 26th at midnight to RutherfordRecContest@rutherfordboronj.com

  • By entering this contest, you understand that your submitted photograph may be used on Borough of Rutherford social media platforms.

  • Only family-friendly Jack-O-Lanterns will be judged. No politics please.

  • Winners will be announced on Halloween.


Purple Pumpkin Pursuit Contest - Win Prizes!

  • Search for the prized purple pumpkin and WIN a $50 gift certificate!

  • Dates of Pursuits: 10/30, 10/31, 11/1

  • Each day one purple pumpkin with a special code will be hidden within the Borough of Rutherford

  • Clues will be posted at 9 AM, 12 Noon and 3 PM each day on the Rutherford Rec Facebook page and the Rutherford Recreation Instagram pages until the pumpkin is found

  • The first participant to find the pumpkin and email rutherfordreccontest@rutherfordboronj.com with a picture of the pumpkin and the special code on the bottom, as well as their contact information, will win a $50 gift certificate to a Rutherford Business

  • Winners names will be shared on social media

  • Open to all ages

  • Winning gift certificates will be distributed on Monday, 11/2/20

  • Only ONE winner per day per pumpkin

  • Pumpkins will NOT be placed on private property


House Decorating Contest - Win Prizes!

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place winners will receive a gift certificate to a local business.

  • All entries must be submitted with family name, email, phone number, brief description of the submission and home address by Oct. 19th at midnight to RutherfordRecContest@rutherfordboronj.com

  • A map of all participating homes will be available to the public.

  • Although not necessary, families are welcome to be active participants in their display.

  • By entering this contest, you understand that your home may be photographed and images may be used on Borough of Rutherford social media platforms.

  • Addresses of House Decorating participants will be listed on a map provided to the public.

  • Only family-friendly displays with no pyrotechnics or politics will be considered for judging.

  • Judging will take place Oct. 30th between 4-8pm.

  • Winners will be announced on Halloween.