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Sep 17, 2021

Thompson Park Day to Feature Fun for All Ages

Thompson Park Day 2019 Lincroft Middletown New Jersey

Celebrate the season during Thompson Park Day! Held from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, Oct. 17 at Thompson Park, Thompson Park Day is the quintessential fall festival. Activities include canoeing on Marlu Lake (weather permitting), kids races, archery, pumpkin painting, wagon rides and so much more.

Highlights of the day include a Scarecrow Contest and Spooktacular Jack O’Lantern Contest. Details for these contests are available online at Some activities require a fee.

Admission and parking are free.

Thompson Park is located at 805 Newman Springs Rd. in Lincroft.

The festival also offers numerous volunteering opportunities for those ages 14 and older. Those interested should contact Park System Coordinator of Volunteers Tracy Shiffman at

To learn more about Thompson Park Day or other Park System activities, visit or call the Park System at 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711.