"Haunt" Entries Extended!

The Borough has received requests to extend the deadline for entries to the 2019 "Haunts of Monsterville" house decorating contest to Monday, 10/28/19 at noon. You can email your completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can drop it off to Borough Hall, 1 West Maple Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Like they say about the lottery: You gotta be in it to win it! Who will be the winner of the prestigious Golden Broomstick? 

"Tomb Sweet Tomb" Contest

The Haunts of Monsterville returns for 2019 with a "Tomb Sweet Tomb" theme. If you've always wanted to participate or are a veteran decorator this is a great year to sign up! Contestants must submit their haunted entry by high noon on October 25th. There are four categories this year: "Fresh Blood" for novices to this competition; "Eerie Exterior" for the ghostliest outside appearance; "Path to Doom" for frightful walk-through path experiences; and the "Monsterville Merchant" for the spookiest window decore - voted by the zombie residents of Monsterville using Survey Monkey from 10/21-10/31! Prizes include the prestigious Golden Broomstick and gift cards to McFarlans, The Juice Bar and The Station. Winners will be announced at the gazebo, 7:00 p.m. on November 1st during the Friday Night Market. Rules: (1) Home or business must be in Merchantville. (2) No professional decorating companies (3) Decorations limited to the exterior. (4) All Judge’s decisions are final. (5) Have fun!

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