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If you’re looking to find the best events coming soon to New Jersey, you’re in the right place. Best of NJ curates thousands of events from across the state every year. But since having so many events in one place can be hard to comb through, we’re breaking things down. Below, you’ll find a list of events by category.

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You can also visit our Statewide Calendar to see more great events going on in New Jersey.


Comedy Events in New Jersey


Drive In Drag Brunch

Where: Nordstrom Garden State Plaza – 07/18/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Drive ’N Drag: Drag Brunch at the Drive-In Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Drag goes retro with an afternoon at the drive-in. Here’s how…


All Star Stand-Up Comedy Show -Stars Under the Stars!

Where: Chimney Rock Inn Flemington – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: All-Star Stand-Up Comedy Show -Stars Under the Stars! This is the All-Star Comedy Show you've been waiting for! Not in your car, but outdoors, with…


Murder Mystery Event-at Four Sister's Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 07/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This thrillingly, epic event, Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery, will be one that you won't want to miss! Our interactive Murder Mystery Dinner…


VEGAS NITES starring The Jersey SHORE Pops

Where: Middle Township Performing Arts Center – 07/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: As part of its 2020 Summer Concert Series, the Jersey Shore Pops proudly presents Vegas Nites, an evening of music and mirth featuring trumpeter and…


Comedy Camp: Stand-up, Characters and Improv for Grades 4th-7th (7/27 - 8/31, 9am-3pm)

Where: Soyan Unkow – 07/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our first Sunflowers Festival. We will also have Zinnias and other cut flowers.


New Jersey’s Got Magic – a virtual comedy and magic show on July 30th to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey

Where: Virtual – 07/30/2020: All Day
Details: Looking for something fun to do with your family and friends?  Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey is hosting New Jersey’s Got Magic on…


Joe Conklin Comedy Show in Sea Isle City

Where: LA Costa Motel – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joe Conklin Comedy Show LaCosta Lounge4000 Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, NJ 08243 Friday, July 31, 2020Doors open: 7:00pm with music- John Conklin sings Blue…


Murder Mystery Event at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 08/02/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This thrillingly, epic event, Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery, will be one that you won't want to miss! Our interactive Murder Mystery Dinner…


Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night with F. William Samuel-Season 5

Where: SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar – 08/06/2020: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night-Season 5, with F. William Samuel and Friends is everything!!!Live comedy every 1st Thursday of the Month!


Trevor Noah

Where: Event Center @ Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 08/14/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Radio host and comedian, Trevor Noah is making his way to Atlantic City this summer for his Loud & Clear Tour 2020. The South African…


Jeff Dunham

Where: Ocean Resort Casino – 08/14/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeff Dunham


Jeff Dunham, Seriously?!

Where: Ovation Hall @ Ocean Resort – 08/14/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For more than twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his delightfully irreverent cohorts, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled…


Tom Segura

Where: Music Box @ Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 08/15/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Don't miss Cincinnati comedian, Tom Segura at Borgata this August. Well-known for his Netflix specials Completely Normal, Mostly Stories, and Disgraceful, Tom Segura is sure…


Comedy For a Cause To Benefit "Make-A-Wish®" New Jersey Fraternal Order of Eagles 2137 Bridgewater, NJ

Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles 2137 – 08/22/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinner and Comedy show under the Eagles outdoor covered pavilion to benefit "Make-A-Wish® New Jersey.


Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night with F. William Samuel-Season 5

Where: SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar – 09/03/2020: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night-Season 5, with F. William Samuel and Friends is everything!!!Live comedy every 1st Thursday of the Month!


Wayne Brady

Where: The Music Box – Borgata – 09/11/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This event has been rescheduled from 4/11/2020 to new date of 9/11/2020 please follow this link for more information: https://www.theborgata.com/updates Six-time Emmy award-winning and Grammy nominated…


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freddy Rubino was born on the lower east side of Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Brooklyn. It is here where Fred…


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/19/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freddy Rubino was born on the lower east side of Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Brooklyn. It is here where Fred…


Dena Blizzard - One Funny Mother Tickets (Rescheduled from May 15, 2020)

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 09/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dena Blizzard - One Funny Mother Tickets (Rescheduled from May 15, 2020)


Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night with F. William Samuel-Season 5

Where: SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar – 10/01/2020: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night-Season 5, with F. William Samuel and Friends is everything!!!Live comedy every 1st Thursday of the Month!


Comedy Tonight

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 10/10/2020: All Day
Details: Join us for the funniest comedians from far and wide! Comedians will be announced at a later date when they become available. Check out our…


Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night with F. William Samuel-Season 5

Where: SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar – 11/05/2020: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night-Season 5, with F. William Samuel and Friends is everything!!!Live comedy every 1st Thursday of the Month!


The Real Italians of Comedy

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 11/13/2020: All Day
Details: with Joe Gorga, Tammy Pescatelli & Mike Marino; presented by The Laugh Arena. What happens when you combine one of the hardest working women in…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/06/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/27/2021: All Day
Details: Armed with only their wits, Whose Line is it Anyway? stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are taking to the stage and they’re…Scared Scriptless. Laugh…


"The Dozen Divas Show"

Where: Boardwalk Showroom at the Claridge Hotel – 07/19/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Dozen Divas Show Comes to Atlantic City Dreams do come true: It turns out it’s possible to see Barbra Streisand, Stevie Nicks, Dolly Parton…


Concerts in New Jersey


The Skinny Dippers Band
Skinny Dippers Band at the Junction

Where: Junction Bar & Liquors – 05/16/2020 - 08/16/2020: 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Details: Come see the Skinny Dippers Band Skinny at the Junction. Two dates! Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, August 15, 6pm to 10pm. Family friendly barbecue


Dan Barry

Where: Delaney’s Irish Pub – 07/14/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Back at Delaney's on the infamous Cape May Mall for a fun evening great food, beverage and music. Check us out.


Electric 6

Where: The Stanhope House – 07/15/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Electric 6


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: The Bungalow – Union League – 07/15/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Nikki Briar

Where: The Windlass – 07/15/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: MUSIC UNDER THE STARS PRESENTS NIKKI BRIAR


The Wonder Years - Free Throw, Pool Kids

Where: Asbury Lanes – 07/15/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wonder Years - Free Throw, Pool Kids


The Wonder Years (16+ Event) (Rescheduled from 3/19)

Where: Asbury Lanes – 07/15/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wonder Years (16+ Event) (Rescheduled from 3/19)


The High Kings

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 07/15/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The High Kings


The High Kings

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 07/15/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The High Kings


John Cannavo

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 07/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: open mic


The Ladles

Where: The Birdhouse Center for the Arts – 07/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Ladles THE LADLES HAVE THREE PART FEMALE HARMONY PERFECTED... Sound of Boston ...but their sound is more than that. They are an amalgamation of…


Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Rich People Tickets (21+ Event. Rescheduled from April 22, 2020)

Where: Anchor Rock Club – 07/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Rich People Tickets (21+ Event. Rescheduled from April 22, 2020)


Random Test Reggae Band

Where: Echo – 07/15/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wednesday Reggae Night with Random Test Reggae Band.


Free Pool Party Wednesday Guestlist in Atlantic City

Where: Pool Party – 07/15/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FREE Pool Party Guestlist Wednesdays Every Wednesday Night Please register on Eventbrite and you will be contacted to be placed on guestlist


Summer Concert Series – Due South

Where: HORSESHOE LAKE – 07/16/2020: All Day
Details: Due South is one of New Jersey’s top country bands, performing the songs from the new and traditional country as well as plenty of Southern…


Dom Grosso

Where: The Crabhouse at Two Mile Landing – 07/16/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dom Grosso


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Laguna Grill and Martini Bar – 07/16/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reggae Thursdays with your boys is back at the beach! 6-10pm EVERY THURSDAY!


Hickstown Road

Where: The Crabhouse at Two Mile Landing – 07/16/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 6-10P


Jennifer Nettles

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/16/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jennifer Nettles


Sugarland

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/16/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sugarland


Sugarland Parking

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/16/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sugarland Parking


Backstreet Boys

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/16/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Backstreet Boys


Nashville Tonight

Where: Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino – 07/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nashville Tonight


Sam Hunt Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/17/2020: 11:59 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Sam Hunt Parking


Cypher Music Festival
Cypher Music Festival

Where: Weequahic Park – 07/17/2020 - 07/20/2020: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Details: The Cypher Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival. Held at the Weequahic Park in New Jersey, in the Historical Newark.


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Bally’s Atlantic City – 07/17/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cheezy and the Crackers


Predator Dub Assassins

Where: Porta – 07/17/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: https://dubonline.net/mailing-list-sign-up/


Predator Dub Assassins

Where: Porta – 07/17/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: https://dubonline.net/mailing-list-sign-up/


Saliva

Where: Starland Ballroom – 07/17/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Saliva


Saliva - Powerman 5000, Adema, Flaw, Andrew W Boss

Where: Starland Ballroom – 07/17/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Saliva - Powerman 5000, Adema, Flaw, Andrew W Boss


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Harbor Pines Golf Club – 07/17/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Harbor Pines Golf Club – 07/17/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Zaire

Where: Flynn’s on the Hill – 07/17/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


Nancy Malcun

Where: The Cabin – 07/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 7-11pm


Random Test Reggae Band

Where: Berkeley Hotel – 07/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Random Test Reggae Band brings their Reggae Party to the Berkeley Poolside. Open to Public. 7pm-10pm Weather Permitting. If Rain - inside 8pm-11pm


Sam Hunt

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sam Hunt


The Wag

Where: Espresso Joe’s – 07/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wag


Gerard Esposito

Where: Villa Vittoria Ristorante – 07/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DRINK, DINE, DANCE


Rory Kelly

Where: Thompson Park – 07/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rory Kelly


The BC Combo

Where: Alba Vineyard – 07/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FROM ALBA VINEYARD Hi All! During this first phase of reopening we kindly ask that you limit the number of guests coming to Alba. We…


Annie Masciandaro- Chris Palmerini

Where: Sussex County Chamber Of Commerce – 07/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Annie Mash Duo EVERY 1st Friday.


Rage Against the Machine Tickets (Rescheduled from April 4, 2020)

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 07/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against the Machine Tickets (Rescheduled from April 4, 2020)


Rage Against The Machine Tribute "Unlearn" & Special Guests

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 07/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against The Machine Tribute "Unlearn" & Special Guests


The Dana Gaynor Band

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 07/17/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Great venue...2 shows


Free Pool Party Friday Guestlist in Atlantic City

Where: Pool Party – 07/17/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FREE Pool Party Guestlist Fridays Every Friday Night Please register on Eventbrite and you will be contacted to be placed on guestlist ***Please note that…


Concert: Queen Flash (Queen Tribute)

Where: Excursion Park – 07/18/2020: All Day
Details: Concert: Queen Flash (Queen Tribute)


Hq2 Beachclub - Tba

Where: HQ2 Nightclub – Ocean Resort Casino – 07/18/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hq2 Beachclub - Tba


The Company Debut at Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck

Where: Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss The Company Debut at Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck. This summer The Company will be at Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck.


Pam McCoy(& Familiar Faces)

Where: Driftwood Beach Club-Tiki Bar – 07/18/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer is here!! And that means we are back on the beach with you all!! We’ll be playing 1-5, so grab a cocktail and hit…


Random Test Reggae Band

Where: Mason Street Pub – 07/18/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Random Test Reggae Band returns with their Reggae Party. 4pm-8pm


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


Cypher Music Festival
Cypher Music Festival

Where: Weequahic Park – 07/17/2020 - 07/20/2020: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Details: The Cypher Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival. Held at the Weequahic Park in New Jersey, in the Historical Newark.


The Sunflower Festival @Unexpected Farm NJ

Where: Unexpected Farm NJ – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our first Sunflowers Festival. We will also have Zinnias and other cut flowers.


The Sunflower Festival @Unexpected Farm NJ

Where: Unexpected Farm NJ – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm