Events

Sep
18
Sun
Autumn with the Animals Festival
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
A fun-filled day for the whole family! Go wild for our wildlife programs, live music, canoeing, food, games, crafts, campfire & more! Great for children ages 3 & up!


Day of Timeline:
The Schedule of events with times will be added soon! 

  • Canoeing on the Cedar Run Lake (advanced sign-up day of the event. A special treat, as canoeing, is only permitted during special events like this!)
  • Storytime with a Wildlife Resident
  • Hunters of the Sky (Raptor) Educational Program
  • Guided Wildlife Housing Area Hike
  • Reptile Encounter Program
  • Meet & Greets with some of our Wildlife Residents throughout the day!
  • Temporary face tattoos, for an additional cost
  • Campfire with marshmallows, available for purchase (We also have vegan marshmallows!)

Our Friends from the following will also be here with educational tables:

Yummy Eats:

A number of hand-picked crafting & nature-based vendors to shop.
If you would like to be considered as a vendor, please fill out this form: 
Application Form


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors! 

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available for our Fall Events!
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

Cedar Run 2022 Sponsorship Packet

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– PSE&G
– South Jersey Radiology Associates
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International

Event Sponsors:
– (Your company!)

If you are interested in sponsoring to our fundraising event, please reach out to Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Purchase tickets in advance & save! (until 9/14/22 at Noon)

  • $13 per Adult (Save $2!)
  • $10 per Child ages 4-12 (Save $2!)
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Day of ticket pricing:

  • $15 per Adult
  • $12 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

 

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.


To grab your tickets (and save a little), fill out below:
$13 per Adult: Advanced Ticket
$10 per Child (ages 4-12): Advanced Ticket
FREE!
How did you hear about our program?
$ 0.00
Sep
24
Sat
Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail Run & Guided Stroll Fundraiser
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

 

Run for a cause this fall in our 9th annual 5k Trail Run, going through our trails & Wildlife Enclosure Area. Run, walk or waddle on the same course with professional timing. Not a runner or looking to support another participant? Enjoy the outdoors & take a guided stroll through our Wildlife Housing Area with one of our guides. Geared for all ages!

Pre-registration tickets are ON SALE NOW! Sign up before Friday, 9/2/22 to ensure you get your event t-shirt. While supplies last for all who sign up after 9/2/22.
Water & lite bites will be provided to participants before and after the race.

Pre-registration will end on Wednesday, 9/21/22 at midnight. Day of race registration will be open from 8am-9am on Saturday, 9/24/22. 

5k Trail Runners: 

  • $30 per Adult Runner
  • $25 per Student Runner

Guided Stroller:

  • $18 per Adult
  • $8 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Top male and female racers will receive prizes!
The race begins and ends at the Pavilion outside of the Nature Center.


Event Details:

  • Check-in & Registration: 8-9 am
  • 5k Race Start: 9 am
  • Guided Stroll: Starts after the race begins
  • Awards: Will follow the end of the race
  • Nature Center opens: 10am

Feel free to walk around the Wildlife Housing Area, Nature Center & our trails after the race.


Fundraising Opportunities:

We are encouraging all participants to share your love of Cedar Run with your friends & family by fundraising either as individuals or as a team.

The top individual & top team fundraisers will receive a prize!
As a token of our appreciation, the top fundraisers for teams & individuals will be awarded.
Details coming soon.

Donations can be logged under runsignup.com fundraising pages, or cedarrun.org/donate. Make sure the donor says “I am supporting (fill in your name)’s 2022 Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k fundraiser!” All recorded donations should be logged before Noon on Wednesday, 9/21/22.

Our Cedar Run 5k Fundraising Toolkit will be coming soon!

All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of preserving and protecting New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors! 

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available for our Fall Events!
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– PSE&G
– South Jersey Radiology Associates
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International

Event Sponsors:
– (Your company!)

If you are interested in sponsoring to our fundraising event, please reach out to Tracey Bloodworth at tracey.bloodworth@cedarrun.org or Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Click here to sign up for your advanced registration!

 

Oct
22
Sat
Owl-O-Ween Fun at Cedar Run
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

No tricks here! Dress up in your Halloween costumes & enjoy an afternoon trick-or-treating at our wildlife enclosures, along with a Halloween movie, costume contest, games, crafts, food & more! It is going to be a hoot! Great for children ages 3 & up!

Cedar Run will be closed to the public for general admissions on Saturday, 10/22 at 2pm to get ready for Owl-O-Ween.
Day of Timeline:
The Schedule of events with times will be added soon!
  • Trick-or-Treating, at the Wildlife Housing Area
  • Family-friendly Halloween Movie
  • Costume Contest!
  • Games
  • Halloween Crafts & Coloring
  • Cozy Campfire (marshmallow roasting kits will be sold)

Yummy Eats:


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors!

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available for our Fall Events!
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– PSE&G
– South Jersey Radiology Associates
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International

Event Sponsors:
– (Your company!)

If you are interested in sponsoring our fundraising event, please reach out to Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Purchase tickets in advance & save! (until 10/19/22 at Noon)

  • $13 per Adult (Save $2!)
  • $10 per Child ages 4-12 (Save $2!)
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Day of ticket pricing:

  • $15 per Adult
  • $12 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

All proceeds from this event goes directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.


To grab you tickets (and save a little), fill out below:
$13 per Adult: Advanced Ticket
$10 per Child (ages 4-12): Advanced Ticket
FREE!
How did you hear about our program?
$ 0.00
Oct
29
Sat
Cedar Run for Your Life: Haunted Guided Hikes
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Just in time for hoots & spooks of Halloween! Only the bravest will dare to explore Cedar Run after dark on our haunted guided night hikes! Learn a bit more about the Legend of New Jersey’s famous Jersey Devil, as well as other cryptids, and hope he does not make an appearance while you are deep in the woods.

Sit around a campfire roasting marshmallows & watch a Halloween movie… if you survive…
Geared toward ages 10 and up.

Rain or shine.

Timed Haunted Night Hikes:
Timed tickets and full details will be on sale soon! 

  • Enjoy a cozy campfire & Halloween movie while you wait for your hike.
  • Guided hikes will run between 20-30 minutes long, and will be a guided walking hikes.
  • Recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled guided hike, and will promptly begin at the scheduled time.
  • Limited space for each timed guided hike. Advanced registration is required.
  • Every participant in the guided hike will need to sign a waiver before participating in the hike. Not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a heart condition.

Limited space for each Haunted Guided Hike! Once they go on sale, grab your tickets now before they… disappear!

  • Children ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult during the duration of the guided hike.
  • No children under 10 may be permitted on the guided hikes.

 


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

 

Timed tickets will be on sale soon!
Sign up for the waitlist so we can keep you up to date when tickets go on sale:

How did you hear about our program?