Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft 07738

Sunday, October 16 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.



Autumn fun for the entire family featuring:

  • Strut Your Mutt Doggie Costume Contest
  • Scarecrow Contest
  • Square Dancing
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Explore Your Natural World & Gardens
  • Wagon Rides
  • Entertainment
  • Rides
  • Kids Races
  • Pottery Demonstrations
  • Ceramics
  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Climbing Wall
  • Dash for Cash
  • Pie Eating Contest
  • Food Vendors
  • And so much more!

Scarecrow Contest 

We'lll provide the framework and stuffing; you supply the face, outer covering (clothes, etc.) and imagination. Prizes will be awarded and the scarecrow is yours to take home. Pre-register online. Pre-registration is available until October 15. Call 732-872-2670, ext. 225, for more information.  Download an application.

The pre-registration fee is $10 and event-day registration is $12. (Pre-registration guarantees a frame; day-of-registration frames are limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first–served basis).

Strut Your Mutt Doggie Costume Contest

Dress up your four-legged pal as something fun, silly or scary! The whole family can dress up together! Contest is held at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.  Prizes awarded for funniest, scariest, prettiest, most original and best canine/human combo.  

Pre-registration costs $10 and is available until October 7.
Day of event registration costs $15.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Monmouth County ParksDownload an applicationLearn about becoming a sponsor.  For additional information, call 732-975-9735.


For additional information:

  • Scarecrow Contest - 732-732-872-2670, ext. 225
  • Pie Eating Contest - 732-542-1642, ext. 26
  • Food Vendors - 732-842-4000, ext. 4383
  • General Event Information - 732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Make & Take Vendor Application for 2016 Thompson Park Day



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