Thompson Park Day


Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft 07738

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 FROM 11 A.M.-5 P.M.

Join Us for a Beautiful Day of Autumn Family Fun!
See Our Schedule of Activities 

Kids races   Scarecrow contest

Enjoy these family fun activities:

Girl Peeking Out Free Activities:

  • Canoeing at Marlu Lake from 12-4 p.m (weather permitting)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Pottery Demonstrations at the Creative Arts Center & Studio Store
  • Superhero Fun in the Activity Barn 
  • Meet the Mustangs 
  • Kids' Races
  • Zany Zombies 
  • Dash for Cash 
  • Discover Walnford

Activities Requiring Tickets:    

  • Pumpkin Painting (1 ticket)
  • Grab & Go Ceramics at the Creative Arts Center (1 ticket)
  • Pumpkin PaintingClimbing Wall (1 ticket)
  • Wagon Rides (1 ticket)
  • Mini Golf (1 ticket)
  • Inflatable Rides (1 ticket)
  • Dixie Ferris Wheel (1 ticket)
  • Dixie Little Swinger (1 ticket)
  • Dixie Turbo Tubs (1 ticket)
  • Bungee Trampoline (1 ticket)
  • Archery at the Archery Range (1 ticket)
  • Fired Up Ceramics at the Creative Arts Center (5 tickets)
  • Scarecrow Contest (day of event registration – 5 tickets) 
           Pre-registration for the Scarecrow Contest Available Online.


Tickets are $3 each and are purchased at the ticket booths. 

Pumpkin painting  Meet the Mustangs    

Entertainment Schedule:

Kids EntertainedTheatre Barn  

  • Magic Illusion featuring Doug Young from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Dick Rainer, The Happy Juggler from 1:30-2:15 p.m.
  • "The Big Bad Wolf's Really Bad Day" Puppet Show from 4:15-5 p.m.

Strolling Performers

  • Pumpkin Head Stiltwalker from 11 am.-3 p.m.
  • Snow Sisters Princesses from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Patches, The Balloons Sculptor from 12-4 p.m.
  • Tyler, The Fall Harvest Stiltwalker from 1-5 p.m. 

Kids' Races:

Diaper Derby    

  • CSack Racesrawlers at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Tot Trot    

  • Walkers to 17 months at 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. & 3:45 p.m.
  • 18 to 23 months at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
  • 2 to 3 years at 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
    & 4:15 p.m.

Pee Wee Run  

  • 4 to 6 years at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Sack Races  

  • 7 to 8 years at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
  • 9 to 10 years at 1:45 p.m. & 4:45 p.m.

 

Pie-Eating Contest:

  • Children's Pie-Eating Contest is 1 p.m.
  • Adults' Pie-Eating Contest is 1:15 p.m.

Registration is required and starts at 11 a.m. in the Kids' Races area.  

For additional information, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312.

Friends of the Parks' Annual
Strut Your Mutt Dog Costume Contest

Strut Your Mutt

Held at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.  Prizes awarded for funniest, scariest, prettiest, most original &
best human/canine combo.   Application & Details 

Thompson Park map

Directions

  • Garden State Parkway to exit 109. Southbound, turn right onto Rt. 520 West (Newman Springs Rd.); Northbound, turn left onto Rt. 520 West 2.2 miles to Park (past M.T. Thompson Park and Brookdale Community College entrance) on left.
  • State Hwy. 34 to Rt. 520 east. Southbound, turn left; northbound, turn right. Follow Rt. 520 east to Park entrance.