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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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Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Bobby P

Where: Bourbon & Brews – 04/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Karaoke / Dance Party! Food / Drink specials Kitchen open all night


Dead Can Dance

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See Neoclassical art rock duo Dead Can Dance in their only New Jersey appearance! Featuring Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard, and full backing band, Dead Can…


Gone West (18+ Event)

Where: Asbury Lanes – 04/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gone West (18+ Event)


Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Rich People Tickets (21+ Event)

Where: Anchor Rock Club – 04/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Rich People Tickets (21+ Event)


Asbury Park Music & Film Festival
Asbury Park Music & Film Festival

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/23/2020 - 04/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Asbury Park Music & Film Festival provides music education to underserved youth in and around Asbury Park. A commitment to musical excellence


Peelander Z

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/23/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peelander Z


Daniel Donato

Where: Wonder Bar – 04/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DANIEL DONATO #COSMIC COUNTRY INTO THIS DECADEInstrumentalists bear the burden of communicating musical ideas without the aid of lyrics or storytelling proper. For many years,…


DAVE FIELDS

Where: Debonair Music Hall – 04/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dave Fields FORCE OF WILL CD release party


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: The Country Cottage Restaurant and Bar – 04/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Acoustic Kootz Show!


Jordan Davis

Where: Starland Ballroom – 04/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This show has been postponed. Ticketholders will be notified when new show information is announced. Thank you for your patience.


Spring Choral Concert

Where: Wilson Auditorium – 04/23/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of opera favorites by Monmouth University Choirs and soloists, in the magisterial space of Wilson Hall, Monmouth University. Come join us for…


Spring Choral Concert: A Night of Opera

Where: Wilson Auditorium – 04/23/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of opera favorites by Monmouth University Choirs and soloists, in the magisterial space of Wilson Hall, Monmouth University. Come join us for…


Adam Sandler

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 04/23/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Adam Sandler


All Them Witches - Blackwater Holylight

Where: Asbury Lanes – 04/23/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: All Them Witches - Blackwater Holylight


Melissa Etheridge

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/23/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Melissa Etheridge


Kurt Vile (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 04/23/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kurt Vile (18+ Event)


Kurt Vile & Cate Le Bon

Where: White Eagle Hall – 04/23/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kurt Vile & Cate Le Bon


Godsmack Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 04/24/2020: 5:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Godsmack Parking


Kingston & GreyStarr- Angel- Starz

Where: Debonair Music Hall – 04/24/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Opening for Angel and Starz!


The Wag

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 04/24/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wag


Wayne Scheller & Rainbow Full of Sound

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/24/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wayne Scheller & Rainbow Full of Sound


Dylan LeBlanc

Where: The Saint – 04/24/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dylan LeBlanc


Distant Figure

Where: Emerson Fire Department – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Acoustic Show


Flotsam and Jetsam

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Flotsam and Jetsam


Gwar

Where: Anchor Rock Club – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gwar


Tiger Jaws
Tiger Jaws Live at Crossroads (21+)

Where: Crossroads – 04/24/2020 - 04/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Details: Catch Tiger Jaws live at Crossroads NJ with featured guests, Gladie and Kayleigh Goldsworthy! Come out for a great entertaining evening.


Tigers Jaw

Where: Crossroads – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tigers Jaw


Waynard Scheller

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Waynard Scheller


David Cook Quintet

Where: Mana Contemporary – 04/24/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: David Cook Quintet


APMFF Presents Uncle Ebenezer / ENJOY!

Where: Wonder Bar – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: APMFF Presents Uncle Ebenezer / ENJOY!


APMFF Presents: Kevin Devine

Where: House Of Independents – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: APMFF Presents: Kevin Devine


EagleMania

Where: Newton Theatre – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: EagleMania – The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band. That isn’t their slogan by mistake! EagleMania has dedicated themselves to faithfully reproducing the music of The…


Eaglemania - Eagles Tribute

Where: Newton Theatre – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Eaglemania - Eagles Tribute


Jonny Lang

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jonny Lang


NimbusPRESENTS: Spark & Ember

Where: Nimbus Theater – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NimbusPRESENTS an evening of rising stars - young dancers performing powerful dance works and exciting choreographers who are making a mark in the field in…


Peelander-Z

Where: The Brighton Bar – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peelander-Z


Plejada przebojów XX-wieku

Where: Polska Fundacja Kulturalna – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Na scenie: AGNIESZKA TOPOLSKA - Eleni, Edyta Geppert, Halina Kunicka, Manaam i wiele wiecej... HULIO RODRIGES VARGAS z kabaretu "NIEWIADOMO CO" - parodie Sawomira. JACEK…


Remember Jones

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Remember Jones


Segundo Rosero En Vivo

Where: HAMILTON & WARD 23 – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Segundo Rosero En Vivo


The Drifters

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Drifters


The Red Room (US)- Hot Blood

Where: Mill Hill Saloon – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Red Room (US)- Hot Blood


Uncle Ebenezer - Phish Tribute (21+ Event)

Where: Wonder Bar – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Uncle Ebenezer - Phish Tribute (21+ Event)


Kevin Smith
An Evening with Kevin Smith

Where: Pollak Theatre, Monmouth University – 04/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: An Evening with Kevin Smith. Join him and his most loyal fans for an intimate evening at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre on April 24


Dennis DeYoung

Where: Resorts Atlantic City – Superstar Theater – 04/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dennis DeYoung


El Leon de la Salsa: Oscar D'Leon en Concierto!

Where: XL Nightlife – 04/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: El Leon de la Salsa: Oscar D'Leon en Concierto!


Megan Knight

Where: Fins – 04/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Megan Knight


The Dana Gaynor Band

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 04/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Dana Gaynor Band


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: Celtic Corner – 04/24/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Acoustic Kootz Show!


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Airport Pub – 04/24/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Airport Pub – 04/24/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Camden County Earth Festival
Camden County Earth Festival

Where: Camden County Parks Department – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in for the Camden County Earth Festival on May 2nd. This festival features Green Garden Fair! Lots of fun for the whole family.


Castle Point Anime Convention 2020
Castle Point Anime Convention 2020

Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Castle Point Anime Convention 2020. A variety of exciting events. Including anime showings, game tournaments, and more.


Charlotte's Web

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. This…


WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair
WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair

Where: WheatonArts and Cultural Center – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair. This event showcases the handmade works of New Jersey artists. As well as environmentally minded organizations


BBQ on the Farm
BBQ on the Farm

Where: Duffield’s Farm Market – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come out and enjoy delicious BBQ on the farm for Duffield's Farm spring food truck festival. Serving from 11am-5p/sellout. Plenty of seating


Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival
Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Join in for the Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival. Food trucks full of delicious treats from all over the world. Plus craft beer on tap!


May Day Spring Festival & Pet Expo
May Day Spring Festival & Pet Expo

Where: Island Beach State Park – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: The May Day Spring Festival & Expo features craft vendors, food, music, family fun, and more! Bring your pet along while you browse.


Mommy & Me Tea
Mommy & Me Tea

Where: Historic Village at Allaire – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Mommy & Me Tea at the Historic Village at Allaire. A great gift for Mother's Day! This event is designed for children between the ages 5-12


Stone Harbor's BBQ
Stone Harbor's BBQ, Blues & Boat Show

Where: Stone Harbor Chamber Of Commerce – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the Stone Harbor's BBQ, Blues & Boat Show. It'll be a fun day to be downtown Stone Harbor. Enjoy beautiful boats and watercraft


Shop the Market - North Jersey

Where: Bethany Community Center – 05/02/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Meet the Shop the Market | North Jersey event. The goal of this event is to bring unique, local businesses together under one roof to…


Superhero Princess Tales

Where: Studio Playhouse – 05/02/2020: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See your favorite fairy tale princesses in a super new light! Join superheroes Princess and Frog as they try to defeat a wolfy supervillain. Along…


Charlotte's Web

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 05/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. This…


Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest
2nd Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest

Where: Burlington County Fairgrounds – 05/02/2020: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in the 2nd Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest. A variety of gourmet food trucks on hand. Local breweries will be serving up craft beers


The Little Star That Could
The Little Star That Could

Where: Planetarium/RVCC – 05/02/2020 - 05/09/2020: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to The Little Star That Could. Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a “name” and a planet to call his own.


Russian Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/02/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories and songs in Russian for children ages 3 to 6. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Behind the Scenes Tour

Where: Jenkinson’s Aquarium – 05/03/2020: All Day
Details: Discover what goes on behind the scenes at our aquarium while you tour the building. Pre-registration & sneakers are required.


Highland Park NJ 5k Road Race
Highland Park NJ 5k Road Race & Kids Races

Where: Main Street Highland Park – 05/03/2020: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: 12th Annual Highland Park NJ 5k Road Race & Kids Races. Take a run through the downtown and beautiful neighborhoods of Highland Park NJ.


Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta
Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta. Think spicy food, sangria, taco trucks and more mariachi bands than you can tip your sombrero to


Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest
Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Join in the Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest. Features local gourmet food vendors and their unique twists on empanadas. Vote for your favorite!


Street Fair
Highland Park Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Highland Park – 05/03/2020: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Details: Come to Highland Park Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Peppa Pig Live

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 05/03/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peppa Pig Live


Trolls Live!

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/05/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Trolls Live!


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 05/06/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Trolls Live!

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Trolls Live!


Charlotte's Web

Where: Monmouth University – 05/07/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur…


Yao Yao
Yao Yao

Where: New Brunswick Performing Arts Center – 05/07/2020 - 05/08/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Yao is a mischievous little girl who loves to play with her dad. She hates it when he has to go off to work each morning. Celebrates childhood imagination.


Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Wildwood Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show 2020

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 05/08/2020 - 05/10/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Wildwood Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show. Cars in the Spring Classic can be any make or model, but must be at least 10 years


Girl Scout Overnight at iPlay America
Girl Scout Overnight at iPlay America

Where: iPlay America Events Center – 05/08/2020 - 05/09/2020: 5:00 pm - 7:00 am
Details: Come to the Girl Scout Overnight at iPlay America. Includes unlimited Happy Swing, Reverse Time, Crazy Cab. Late night movie & snacks. Breakfast.


International Migratory Bird Day

Where: Jenkinson’s Aquarium – 05/09/2020: All Day
Details: Today focuses on one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird - its journey between its summer and…


Children's Festival

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Get ready for a family fun-filled day with Historic Smithville's annual Children's Festival! There will be many shows, including the Cape May Zoo Show and…


Croft Celebration Day
Croft Celebration Day

Where: Croft Farm Arts Center – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in to celebrate the grand reopening of Croft Farm and the newly constructed studio classrooms. There will be food trucks, craft show


Mother’s Day Weekend
Mother’s Day Weekend at Grounds For Sculpture

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 05/09/2020 - 05/10/2020: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Mother’s Day Weekend is one of the most popular times to visit Grounds For Sculpture. Tickets for this special weekend are $20/per person


Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival
Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival

Where: Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come on out to Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival. You'll find paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, and more. Children’s activities and food!


OceanCares Foundation Mental Health & Wellness Fair

Where: Windward Beach Park – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: EVENT DETAILS: Vendors, Yoga Sessions, Pet Therapy, Health Screenings and more... Date: Saturday, May 9th RAIN or SHINE Time: 10am – 3pm Registration: Registration Required…


Flowers of Spring
Flowers of Spring - Mom and Me Walk

Where: Hunterdon County Arboretum – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Flowers of Spring - Mom and Me Walk. Celebrate Mother’s Day with your children at the Arboretum. Enjoy quality time with a walk


Happy Mother's Day
Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend

Where: Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery – 05/09/2020 - 05/10/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Join in on Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend at Hawk Haven Vineyard. The wine tasting bar is open. And of course mom’s tasting is complimentary.


Street Fair
Raritan Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Raritan – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Raritan Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Art in the Park
Spring Art Walk: Art in the Park

Where: Riley Park – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Spring Art Walk: Art in the Park. Join in the park and celebrate Spring and Fine Art while enjoying the sounds of live jazz. Perfect for a picnic


Modern Muscle Car Invasion
Modern Muscle Car Invasion

Where: Ocean City Boardwalk – 05/09/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Modern Muscle Car Invasion on Ocean City Boardwalk. Modern Muscle Cars will be displayed on the boardwalk between 5th-14th Streets.


Japanese Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/09/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 2 and older are invited to hear stories in Japanese. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Mothers Day Artisan Market
Lovlee Chic Mothers Day Artisan Market

Where: Lovlee Art Studios – 05/09/2020: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: Come to Lovlee Chic Mothers Day Artisan Market for a unique Mothers Day shopping experience. Shop from local artisan vendors


Mother's Day Jewelry Making Party
Mother's Day Jewelry Making Party

Where: The Eclectic Chic Boutique – 05/10/2020: 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Mother's Day Jewelry Making Party. A great way for mom and child to spend an afternoon together. Join in for a fun afternoon to make one-of-a-kind jewelry.


Mother's Day Brunch at Beach Plum Farm
Mother's Day Brunch at Beach Plum Farm

Where: Beach Plum Farm – 05/10/2020: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Come to Mother's Day Brunch at Beach Plum Farm. Join in for a Farm-to-Table Family Brunch at Beach Plum Farm. A hayride for the whole family.


Mother's Day at Six Flags
Mother's Day at Six Flags

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 05/10/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Come to Mother's Day at Six Flags. Whether your mom is a daredevil or prefers to just relax, she'll find non-stop fun. Rug rats will love kooky kids' rides


Mother’s Day Picnic
Mother’s Day Picnic at Valenzano Winery

Where: Valenzano Winery – 05/10/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Take mom out to the vineyards for the Mother’s Day Picnic at Valenzano Winery. This year they will have a large selection of food trucks and crafters.


happy mother's day
Mother’s Day Traditional Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery – 05/10/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Mother’s Day Traditional Dinner at Four Sisters Winery. Free wine tasting and a free glass of wine for each Mom attending.


Cape May Spring Festival
Cape May Spring Festival

Where: Grand Hotel of Cape May – 05/15/2020 - 05/17/2020: 7:00 am
Details: Come to the Cape May Spring Festival. There are special trolley trips, special walks, field workshops and indoor programs, including sunset activities.


Laker 55

Where: Mountain Lakes Library – 05/15/2020: 12:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 5/15/20 – Cyber Security, How Facebook & Google share personal data – Khizar Sheikh


Frozen Jr

Where: The Levoy – 05/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr


Queen Elsa Tea Party – May

Where: The Eclectic Chic Boutique – 05/16/2020: All Day
Details: You are cordially invited to join us for a special tea party with Queen Elsa! Dress-up is encouraged but not mandatory. Local character actress Nola…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


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