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Upcoming New Jersey Events

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.

Quick Click Guide: Select an Event Category to find events near you.
| Comedy | Concerts | Festivals & Expos | Food & Wine | Kids & Family | Performing Arts |

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


Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Breaking Benjamin Parking

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/31/2019: 5:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Breaking Benjamin Parking


Flying South Latin Jazz Ensemble

Where: Groove on Grove Music Series – 07/31/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: open-air stage concert


Kenny Curcio

Where: The Crabhouse at Two Mile Landing – 07/31/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 6-10pm


Music in the Park

Where: Meeting Room – 07/31/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Music in the Park


Ziggy Isaacs

Where: Bahama Breeze – 07/31/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 4-10 on Deck


Summer Sounds Concert: Moreno Fruzetti & His Orchestra

Where: DiDomenico – 07/31/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer Sounds Concert: Moreno Fruzetti & His Orchestra


Candy Cavity (18+ Event)

Where: The Saint – 07/31/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Candy Cavity (18+ Event)


Hickstown Road

Where: Golden Nugget Atlantic City – 07/31/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 730-1130p


HOT LIPS

Where: The Saint – 07/31/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: HOT LIPS


Matt O'Ree Band with The Mad Kings

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/31/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The band takes their fans on a ride that hasn't been heard or seen at this level since the '70s. Their live show is like…


Box of Rain

Where: Wonder Bar – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Box of Rain pays tribute to the formative and most prolific period of the Grateful Dead, 1968-74, channeling the Haight-Ashbury sextet at the height of their…


Box of Rain Tickets (21+ Event)

Where: Wonder Bar Asbury Park – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Box of Rain Tickets (21+ Event)


Chris Isaak

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Isaak


Mike Kennedy

Where: Wonder Bar – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Kennedy


Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Where: White Eagle Hall – 07/31/2019: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Singer and saxophonist Karl Denson fronts the Tiny Universe as if hes preaching the gospel. His energy and spirit are contagious while his songwriting serves…


Band: Where's Pete (Pop/Rock)

Where: Excursion Park – 08/01/2019: All Day
Details: Band: Where's Pete (Pop/Rock)


Local Showcase

Where: The Downtown – 08/01/2019: All Day
Details: Wednesday | 8/1Downstairs: Local ShowcaseThis ones is full of local talent. Come out and support the arts! ------


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Vince Ector Quartet

Where: Rutgers University, New Brunswick – 08/01/2019: All Day
Details: An accomplished musician with no confinements, Mr. Ector is currently the Instructor of Jazz Percussion at Princeton University. He has been featured as a Clinician…


Thomas Rhett Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/01/2019: All Day
Details: Thomas Rhett Parking


2019 Ticket To Rock Holmdel (Includes Select Performances at PNC Bank Arts Center)

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 08/01/2019: 12:55 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2019 Ticket To Rock Holmdel (Includes Select Performances at PNC Bank Arts Center)


Baaad Dog

Where: Beacon 70 – 08/01/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Baaad Dog Duo


John Butler Trio & Trevor Hall

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 08/01/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: John Butler Trio & Trevor Hall


Norstep Presents: Green Jellÿ

Where: Bourre – 08/01/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Norstep Presents: Green Jellÿ


Angela Johnson- New Power Generation

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2019: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Angela Johnson returns to NJPAC's "Sounds Of The City" , in support of New Power Generation (NPG).


Hickstown Road

Where: The Crabhouse at Two Mile Landing – 08/01/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 6-10p


Messer

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 08/01/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Messer


12 String Thing

Where: Rory’s Pub – 08/01/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 12 String Thing


Stephanie Chin

Where: The Nottingham Tavern – 08/01/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Danny Coleman's Rock On Radio features the music of Stephanie Chin with Kristen Blum.


Grove Street Stompers
Grove Street Stompers

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 08/01/2019: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Grove Street Stompers was formed in 1959 by band leader and piano player Bill Dunham. This fabulous group’s repertoire includes samples of Dixieland, New Orleans…


Jams On The Sand After Party with Dramarama Tickets (21+ Event)

Where: Wonder Bar Asbury Park – 08/01/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jams On The Sand After Party with Dramarama Tickets (21+ Event)


RESCHEDULED: The Rolling Stones

Where: MetLife Stadium – 08/01/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: RESCHEDULED: The Rolling Stones


World/Inferno Friendship Society

Where: House Of Independents – 08/01/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: World/Inferno Friendship Society


Premium Tailgates Preshow Party – Rolling Stones Tailgate Tickets (Rescheduled from June 13, 2019)

Where: MetLife Stadium – 08/01/2019: 7:33 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Premium Tailgates Preshow Party – Rolling Stones Tailgate Tickets (Rescheduled from June 13, 2019)


Chris Yoder

Where: Buckets Margarita Bar – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Yoder


DAVE FIELDS

Where: The Stanhope House – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dave Fields with progressive rock band MR B. Featuring Jay Dittamo on drums, Kendell Scott on keys and Vince Puryear on drums


Herb Alpert

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Herb Alpert


Jake and Dan Duo/ J.D. Trio- Dan Neary

Where: Bar Anticipation – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jake and Dan Duo/ J.D. Trio- Dan Neary


Jake and Dan Duo/ J.D. Trio- Dan Neary

Where: Bar Anticipation – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jake and Dan Duo/ J.D. Trio- Dan Neary


Kamasi Washington (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kamasi Washington (18+ Event)


Tego Calderon Performing LIVE @Barcode NJ

Where: Barcode – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tego Calderon Performing LIVE @Barcode NJ


Waiting on Mongo - Psychotic Submarines, Whodat

Where: Asbury Lanes – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Waiting on Mongo - Psychotic Submarines, Whodat


Jake + Dan

Where: The Downtown – 08/02/2019: All Day
Details: Thursday | 8/16Downstairs: Jake + DanP-Dub is a New York City based artist who, together with his band Predator Dub Assassins, has developed a unique…


Music & Movies In the Park: Incredibles 2

Where: Van Saun County Park – 08/02/2019: All Day
Details: Music & Movies In the Park: Incredibles 2


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Ellen LaFurn Duo

Where: Due Mari – 08/02/2019: All Day
Details: LaFurn started singing professionally at the age of 17 with a “show group” called Chang Lee and the Zaniacs. Before this she sang at teen…


Woofstock Atlantic City (A Dog, Art & Music Festival)

Where: Showboat Hotel Atlantic City – 08/02/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Woofstock Atlantic City, INSIDE The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ is Friday, August 2, 2019 from 4pm-9pm and Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 11am-6pm. …


Al Frantic

Where: Private Party- Al Frantic SOLO – 08/02/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Al Frantic


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Union League National Golf – 08/02/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Ben Folds & Violent Femmes

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 08/02/2019: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ben Folds & Violent Femmes


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: The Margaritaville Cafe – 08/02/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Crackers Duo Acoustic


Chloe Borthwick

Where: Rockleigh Country Club – 08/02/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Private Event


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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


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


An Evening With The Celebrity Housewives

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 09/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: An Evening With The Celebrity Housewives


An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives featuring Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs and Sonja Morgan

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 09/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives featuring Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs and Sonja Morgan


Vic Dibitetto

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 09/21/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vic Dibitetto


Jason Bishop
Jason Bishop: Straight Up Magic

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 09/22/2019: 2:00 pm
Details: From his spectacular Double Levitation to his phenomenal illusions, Jason Bishop, presents an astonishing magic show for all ages. The show features grand illusions, sleight…


SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 09/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The play concerns four friends in their late 20s and their search for relationships in 21st century New York City. Jordan is single and finding…


The Lucky Ones

Where: Oakes Center – 09/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: September 26 - October 13 Vanessa and Janie are best friends... until a devastating diagnosis forces them to consider what that friendship means and how…


SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 09/27/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The play concerns four friends in their late 20s and their search for relationships in 21st century New York City. Jordan is single and finding…


AJ Meerwald Cultural Cruise

Where: Ye Greate Street – 09/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Cultural Cruises marry the traditions of the bay with the cultures of today using culturally diverse music and dance for cross cultural communication and interaction.…


Chevy Chase presents Caddyshack

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 09/28/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chevy Chase presents Caddyshack


SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 09/28/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The play concerns four friends in their late 20s and their search for relationships in 21st century New York City. Jordan is single and finding…


Chris Distefano

Where: Uncle Vinnies – 09/28/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Distefano


AJ Meerwald Cultural Cruise

Where: Ye Greate Street – 09/29/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Cultural Cruises marry the traditions of the bay with the cultures of today using culturally diverse music and dance for cross cultural communication and interaction.…


Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 09/30/2019: 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza


Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 09/30/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza


Tae Kwon Do (October)

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 10/02/2019: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (October)


Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour

Where: Starland Ballroom – 10/03/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour


Robert Kelly (16+ Event)

Where: The Stress Factory – 10/03/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Robert Kelly (16+ Event)


Steven Wright

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 10/03/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steven Wright


Blair Robertson

Where: Doubletree By Hilton Newark Airport – 10/04/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blair Robertson


Nemr – The Future is Now!

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nemr – The Future is Now!


Steven Wright

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 10/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steven Wright


Styletainment The Show, "A Cancer Survivor's Story"

Where: Mary Burch Theater – Essex County College – 10/05/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: STYLETAINMENT PRESENTS, "The Show A, Cancer Survivor's Story!"


Kathleen Madigan

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/05/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kathleen Madigan


PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 10/06/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue


Drop in and Dance October-December (Sundays)

Where: 403 Broad St – 10/06/2019: 11:15 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Don't want to commit but still want to dance?  Need a break from the usual?  Join us for our new program - Drop in and…


Tango Lovers
"I am Tango" by Tango Lovers

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 10/06/2019: 6:00 pm
Details: "I am Tango" is an ensemble of 24 dancers and musicians! It creates distinctive tango performance by staging the artistic evolution of the genre over…


Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.

Where: Prudential Center – 10/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.


Hugh Jackman Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 10/06/2019: 7:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hugh Jackman Parking


Colin Mochrie

Where: Newton Theatre – 10/10/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and…


National Theatre Live: All About Eve

Where: Pollak Theatre – 10/10/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live…


A Life in Songwriting, Starring Steve Dorff

Where: Pollak Theatre – 10/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of live entertainment by one of the greatest songwriters and composers of our time, as Steven Dorff performs many of his best-loved…


Lewis Black

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/11/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lewis Black


Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour


ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Cape May – 10/12/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Absurdly gruesome yet gloriously funny!” - Cornelia Otis Skinner, actor and writer, from her book Life with Lindsay and Crouse (1976) Murder! Mayhem! Madcap fun!…


Laura & Linda Benanti: The Story Goes On

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Touching and humorous, The Story Goes On is a one-of-a-kind musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter. Starring Tony Award winner…


Comedy Tonight

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 10/12/2019: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter. Comedians to be announced at a later date.


Lewis Black

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/12/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lewis Black


Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 10/15/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


The Office! A Musical Parody

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 10/16/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Office! A Musical Parody


Jo Koy

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jo Koy


Michael Ian Black

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Ian Black


Michael Ian Black

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Ian Black


Wayne Brady

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wayne Brady


Steve Martin & Martin Short

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steve Martin & Martin Short


Promised Land: Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 10/19/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: October 19 at 7:30pm; $37.50 Benefiting Knights for Christ The Healer, Inc., Advocates for Veterans and their Families. A Jersey Shore Tribute Band Like No…


Darci Lynne

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 10/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Darci Lynne


Eddie B (18+ Event)

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Eddie B (18+ Event)


Eddie B Tickets (21+ Event)

Where: The Waterfront Atlantic City – 10/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Eddie B Tickets (21+ Event)


Eddie B: I'm Already Professionally Developed Tour

Where: The Waterfront at Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Eddie B: I'm Already Professionally Developed Tour


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