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Comedy Events in New Jersey


Concerts in New Jersey


Exothermic Reaction @ The Stone Pony

Where: The Stone Pony – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Live performance by Exothermic Reaction General Admission - $15.00


Exothermic Reaction- Sinopoli

Where: The Stone Pony – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Exothermic Reaction will headline The Stone Pony on Saturday April 18, 2020. All Ages Show. 21+ to drink. Tickets $15.00 at the door or online…


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Madeleine Peyroux Trio @ Exit Zero Jazz Festival

Where: Schmidtchen Theater – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: Madeleine Peyroux's extraordinary journey is one of music industry’s most compelling. Madeleine and her trio make their Exit Zero Jazz Festival debut


Manticore

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Manticore


Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel Choir Spring Concert

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel Choir for their Spring Concert on April 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminary's Miller Chapel. Free and open…


Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel Choir Spring Concert

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel Choir for their Spring Concert on April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Seminary's Miller Chapel. Free and open…


SHORE BET BAND at Our House Tavern

Where: Lucy’s Pub at Our House Tavern – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spring is in the air at Our House Tavern! Venue Info: (732) 938-5159 We are a 5 piece Jersey Shore band covering tunes from the…


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Zaire

Where: Architects Golf Club – 04/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


Black Violin

Where: Wilkins Theatre – 04/18/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Black Violin


Music At MUMC presents Our 40th Season!

Where: Music@MUMC – 04/18/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Music@MUMC proudly presents our 2019-2020 season premiere, An Evening with GABRIEL KAHANE! Join us for a Meet-the-Artist reception following each concert! Music@MUMC Morristown United Methodist…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars In Concert: The Force Awakens

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars In Concert: The Force Awakens


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 04/18/2020: 7:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


98 Degrees

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 98 Degrees


Black No. 1 - Type O Negative Tribute

Where: The Brighton Bar – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Black No. 1 - Type O Negative Tribute


Bria Skonberg - PAC the House Series

Where: Hackensack Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New York based trumpeter and vocalist, Bria Skonberg, has been described by The Wall Street Journal as, “one of the most versatile and imposing musicians…


Freestyle Spring Fling: K7 & TKA

Where: Cooper’s Riverview – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freestyle Spring Fling: K7 & TKA


Get the Led Out - Tribute Band

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Get the Led Out - Tribute Band


Matthew Mirliani

Where: Art House Productions – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A one man show from singer-songwriter Matthew Mirliani featuring songs from his album “Over Thinking,” M A L L P O P is a musical…


Random Test Reggae Band

Where: Chico’s Mexican Grill – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Random Test Reggae Band returns with their Reggae Dance Party to Chico's Mexican Grill in Denville


Rosanne Cash

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rosanne Cash


SOLD OUT: The Menzingers

Where: House Of Independents – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: SOLD OUT: The Menzingers


Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes

Where: Newton Theatre – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In a business where success is defined as getting a second single and longevity measured in nanoseconds, simply surviving for thirty-plus years is a rare…


The Cast of Beatlemania

Where: The Strand Theater – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: JAMES D'AMICO PRODUCTIONS AND THE STRAND THEATER PRESENT: THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIA Beatlemania was a Broadway hit show back in the 1970’s that featured outstanding…


The Warning

Where: The Saint – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Warning


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: Lakeside Restaurant and Bar – 04/18/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Ms G- Ms G & Da Guyz

Where: Uva Ristorante and Wine Bar – 04/18/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spring has sprung and we're havin' fun at our fav spot in Bradley Beach, NJ. April fools welcome!


Ian McBride

Where: Mannion’s Pub & Restaurant – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo acoustic


Memphis Rain Band

Where: Zupkos Tarven – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Memphis Rain Band


Nancy Malcun

Where: Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Duo ballys lobby bar 9pm-1am


Rhett Miller

Where: Anchor Rock Club – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rhett Miller


Socalize It

Where: De Island Breeze – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Live Steelpan Music DJ's Performing Soca Music


SOCALIZE IT

Where: De Island Breeze – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hottest Soca music Dance Party around from the best Soca DJ’s from the Original Soca countries.


The Guess Who

Where: Golden Nugget Atlantic City – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Guess Who


The Guess Who

Where: Golden Nugget Atlantic City – 04/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Guess Who


Laidback Luke At Hq2 Nightclub Atlantic City

Where: HQ2 Nightclub – Ocean Resort Casino – 04/18/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Laidback Luke At Hq2 Nightclub Atlantic City


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Brandon Broderick at Laurita Winery

Where: Laurita Winery – 04/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come see Brandon Broderick performs live at Laurita Winery! Relax with a glass of wine and live music from Brandon Broderick. Enjoy the show!


Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the Go Trio

Where: Mahwah Public Library – 04/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the Go Trio.  Go Trio is pianist Sean Gough (rhymes with cough), bassist Gene Perla, and drummer Doug Hirlinger.  As a…


FORL Concert featuring the Jim Saltzman Quartet

Where: Ramsey Free Public Library – 04/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Armed with a rich harmonic palette, colorful and commanding sound, and diverse compositions, saxophonist, composer , and educator Jim Saltzman has been quietly developing his…


Hendersons

Where: Beneduce Vineyards – 04/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come to the Winery for a fun afternoon with the Hendersons Band.


Violinist Deni Bonet in Concert, Monmouth County Library Headquarters (Manalapan)

Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters (Manalapan) – 04/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bright Shiny Objects! Quirky, melodic, violin-based pop/rocker Deni Bonet has a stellar resume, having performed and recorded with Cyndi Lauper, R.E.M., and many others. Deni…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


Passaic Public Library presents Cecilia performing "Latin and Hispanic Music Carnival"

Where: Passaic Public Library – 04/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Passaic Public Library presents the Second Sunday Concert Series third performance this year. Featuring Cecilia performing “Latin and Hispanic Music Carnival.” Sunday, April 19, 2020,…


Arlon Bennett & The Healing Project- John Sonntag

Where: Acoustic Cafe’ – 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Arlon Bennett gig. Details to follow


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: Hilltop Tavern – 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kootz Show!


Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Where: Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake – 04/19/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come experience the pure harmonic tone of the crystal singing bowls with musician Peter Olsenas he plays harmonic and melodic arrangements of eight different tones.…


The Unlikely Candidates

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/19/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Unlikely Candidates


Scott Cook- Meghan Cary

Where: Earth Room Concerts – 04/19/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Earth Room Concerts presents a co-bill show featuring singer-songwriters Scott Cook and Meghan Cary.


Ty Stephens & (the) SoulJaazz

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A consummate multi-talented entertainer and performer, Ty Stephens has performed around the world, gaining an international audience with a cool, urban-tinged adult-contemporary sound, based on…


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Boardwalk Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 06/13/2020: All Day
Details: Boardwalk Craft Show 10am-5pmJune 13th -14thCape May PromenadeClick here for application


Summer Sleepover at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Where: Turtle Back Zoo – 06/13/2020: All Day
Details: The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo invites you to the 5th Annual TBZ Sleepover!Enjoy a wild night filled with adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo! …


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ToyconNJ

Where: Parsippany PAL – 06/13/2020 - 06/14/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss ToyconNJ. They will have over 200 vendor tables. Plus more family fun included with paid admission!


Charlotte's Web

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Presented by TheaterWorksUSA for ages 4 and up, as part of the Weekend Children's Theater series. E.B. White's story of the friendship between a pig…


Fantasy Faire

Where: WheatonArts – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: A family-friendly festival of medieval folklore & fun, FANTASY FAIRE takes place at WheatonArts on Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 14, from 10 a.m.…


Franklin Township Community Farmers Market
Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

Where: Franklin Township Municipal Complex – 06/13/2020 - 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market. This Market showcases local agriculture and offers fresh foods and value-added products


Island Princess - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come sail away with the Island Princess! A young girl takes a journey on the sea to save her island tribe. She quickly realizes the…


Somerset County 4-H Annual Spring Show - 2020

Where: Ted Blum 4-H Center – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Annual Spring Show of the Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters, celebrating 20 years as a club in Somerset County 4-H, will be held on Saturday…


Girl Scout Bridging Event
Girl Scout Bridging Event

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 06/13/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Girl Scout Bridging Event at Six Flags. Make your troop feel special with a ceremony in the Showcase Theatre. Followed by a fun filled day


Street Fair
Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Westfield – 06/13/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Island Princess - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 06/13/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come sail away with the Island Princess! A young girl takes a journey on the sea to save her island tribe. She quickly realizes the…


Monster Jam
Monster Jam

Where: MetLife Stadium – 06/13/2020: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Monster Jam returns to MetLife Stadium this summer for an action-packed family event you won't want to miss. Be there when world-class drivers


Boardwalk Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 06/14/2020: All Day
Details: Boardwalk Craft Show June 13th - 14th10am-5pmClick here for application


Street Fair
Fair Lawn Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Fair Lawn – 06/14/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Fair Lawn Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


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Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival

Where: Downtown Medford – 06/14/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival. Enjoy tents filled with creative arts, colorful crafts, fine wine, and good food.


Science Fair at iPlay America
Science Fair at iPlay America

Where: iPlay America Events Center – 06/14/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Science Fair at iPlay America. Join and support your future Scientist by being a part of this special day while they present the hard work


World Rainforest Day

Where: Jenkinson’s Aquarium – 06/20/2020: All Day
Details: Rainforests are amazing places! We depend on rainforests for 20% of the oxygen we breathe and the freshwater we drink. They are home to half…


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Green Fest 2020

Where: Washington Borough Farmers Market – 06/20/2020: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Join in Green Fest 2020 at Washington Borough Farmers Market. Free event with kids crafts, butterfly release, live music, farm stands


Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival
Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival

Where: Laurel Acres Park – 06/20/2020: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival. All day food truck festival in Mount Laurel's Laurel Acres Park. Kids park. Dog park. Walking trails.


Skimmer Antique Auto Show & Parade

Where: 29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade – 06/21/2020: All Day
Details:


Father's Day at Six Flags
Father's Day at Six Flags

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 06/21/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Come to Father's Day at Six Flags. Find non-stop ways to show Dad you care. Plus music, entertainment, and great shopping


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Father's Day BBQ at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery – 06/21/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Sunday, June 21st brings a delicious Father’s Day BBQ Dinner to Four Sisters Winery. Come "Celebrate Father’s Day" in grand style


Father’s Day BBQ Dinner-at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery – 06/21/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sunday, June 21st brings a delicious Father’s Day BBQ Dinner to Four Sisters Winery. Come "Celebrate Father’s Day" in grand style as we pay tribute…


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Father’s Day Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/21/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Take Dad to the Father’s Day Dinner at Four Sisters Winery. Roasted pork and ribs are the focus of this wonderful day on the farm.


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session I (Ages 4-5)

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session I (Ages 4-5)


Tot Time 3 yr olds

Where: Lenni Lenape – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Tot Time 3 yr olds


Step Into History Colonial Summer Camp

Where: Peachfield – 06/22/2020: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Colonial Dames of New Jersey for a week of colonial fun! Children will be able to immerse themselves in colonial culture and learn…


Fairytale Ball

Where: Cranford Community Center – 06/27/2020: All Day
Details: The Cranford Public Library will be celebrating week one of our Summer Reading Challenge with a Fairytale Ball! Children of all ages are invited to…


Garden State Comic Fest
Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown Edition - 2020

Where: Mennen Sports Arena – 06/27/2020 - 06/28/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown Edition. New Jersey’s Highest Rated Comic Con. Better than ever with fantastic comic books, vendors


Summer Craft Show at Riley Park
Summer Craft Show at Riley Park

Where: Riley Park – 06/27/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Summer Craft Show at Riley Park. Stroll through beautiful Riley Park with local crafters, food and music.


Nature Play

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Nature Play


Travel Camps - Teaneck Tots

Where: Al Haderech NJ – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Travel Camps - Teaneck Tots


Week 2 Lego

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Week 2 Lego


4th of July Parade

Where: Historic Smithville – 07/04/2020: All Day
Details: Come out and celebrate our Nations’ birth! Historic Smithville has the largest Fourth of July parade in all of New Jersey. The parade will start at 9 a.m. with an expected 10,000 people…


4th of July Parade

Where: Towne of Historic Smithville – 07/04/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come out and celebrate our Nations’ birth! Historic Smithville has the largest Fourth of July parade in all of New Jersey. The parade will start…


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session II (Ages 4-5)

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session II (Ages 4-5)


Superhero Lego® Engineering - Week 3

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Superhero Lego® Engineering - Week 3


FROZEN: KIDS - CDC Theatre Curtain Call Summer Camp: Grades K-4

Where: CDC Theatre – 07/06/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Do you want to build a snowman? Campers will love this fanciful and heartwarming stage adaptation of the celebrated animated film. Adapted for young performers,…


Youth Art Class - Summer

Where: Speakeasy Art Gallery – 07/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This six-week class for ages 6 to 12 meets in the afternoon on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and and on…


Kidz Bop Live!

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 07/10/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Live!


Hercules - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 07/11/2020: All Day
Details: Long ago the king and queen of the Olympians had a son named Hercules. He was full of superhuman strength, courage and intelligence. The amazing…


Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery
Annual Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery

Where: Valenzano Winery – 07/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in family for the 2nd annual Pig & Texas Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery. There will be live bands, food trucks, craft vendors and more!


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Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival

Where: Lake Lenape Park East – 07/12/2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in at the 5th Annual Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival! This event features dragon boat races, Brews for Dragons beer tasting, food…


Kidz Bop Live!

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/12/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Live!


Teen Drawing or Painting - Summer session

Where: Speakeasy Art Gallery – 07/13/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This class meets on Mondays for six weeks. Visit the website to register and view full class descriptions.


Teen Sculpture or Custom Toy Design - Summer session

Where: Speakeasy Art Gallery – 07/13/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This class meets on Mondays for six weeks. Visit the website to register and view full class descriptions.


Storybook Land
Storybook Land's 65th Birthday

Where: Storybook Land – 07/18/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come celebrate Storybook Land's 65th Birthday. Birthday parade, character meet and greet, face painting. Parade begins at 12:00pm


Blippi The Musical

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 07/18/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blippi The Musical


Comics and POPs
Comics and POPs!

Where: South Wall Banquet Hall – 07/19/2020: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Comics and POPs. 50-75 tables of Silver Age, Bronze Age and Modern Age comic books, FUNKO POP! Designer vinyl, original art


Princess and the Peabrains

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/24/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book and lyrics by DAVID WHITEMANmusic by ERIC BARNESbased on the folk take by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN JULY 24 – AUGUST 1, 2020           Saturday @ 11am…


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