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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


Concerts in New Jersey


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: The Canal House – 09/10/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: The Canal House – 09/10/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


Bass Center XIII

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 09/11/2020: All Day
Details: Bass Center XIII


Bass Center XIII

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 09/11/2020: All Day
Details: Bass Center XIII


Bass Center XIII

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 09/11/2020: All Day
Details: Bass Center XIII


DJ Eric's Karaoke NIght at Carolines By The Bay

Where: 405 Bay Ave – 09/11/2020: 1:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Bass Center XIII

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 09/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bass Center XIII


Sal Germano Jr

Where: Kroghs Restaurant Brew Pub – 09/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo acoustic performance from 6-8pm.


Miku Expo (Rescheduled from 5/2)

Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall – 09/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Miku Expo (Rescheduled from 5/2)


Miku Expo 2020

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 09/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Miku Expo 2020


Blackberry Smoke

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke


Blackberry Smoke - Acoustic Sessions

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke - Acoustic Sessions


Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 09/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts


Tommy Emmanuel

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 09/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tommy Emmanuel


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: Lakeside Restaurant and Bar – 09/11/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


The Dana Gaynor Band

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 09/11/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Great venue - 2 shows


Touch of Grey

Where: Mr. Crabby’s Seafood House and Sports Bar – 09/11/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grateful Dead Tribute


THE ELEVATORS

Where: The Hungry Peddler – 09/11/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summers Over The Elevators are set to rock in the Fall at The Peddler Come down for great food awesome drinks and us The Elevators!


Too Many Godz

Where: Rails Steakhouse – 09/11/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Too Many Godz returns to Rails Steakhouse! Come join the TMG revolution!


Blackberry Smoke

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/11/2020: 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke


Blackberry Smoke - Acoustic Sessions

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/11/2020: 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke - Acoustic Sessions


CANCELLED: Drivin N Cryin

Where: Wonder Bar – 09/12/2020: All Day
Details: This show has been cancelled. Refunds available at point of purchase.


The Wag

Where: Popcorn Park Zoo – 09/12/2020: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wag


The Skinny Dippers Band
Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival

Where: Schaefer Farms – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: See the Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival. Join the Skinny Dippers as they honor our veterans and get the party going! Family friendly event.


AARON CARTER

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 09/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: AARON CARTER


Aaron Carter Backstage Hangout Ticket with Aaron and His Crew Ticket T

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 09/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Aaron Carter Backstage Hangout Ticket with Aaron and His Crew Ticket T


Aaron Carter Meet and Greet Vip Tier One

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 09/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Aaron Carter Meet and Greet Vip Tier One


Aaron Carter Soundcheck Party Ticket Tier Two

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 09/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Aaron Carter Soundcheck Party Ticket Tier Two


D.R.I.

Where: The Stanhope House – 09/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: D.R.I.


Drivin' n' Cryin'

Where: Wonder Bar – 09/12/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Drivin' n' Cryin'


Michael Zuko

Where: Townley Presbyterian Church – 09/12/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join Michael, Erica Cohn, Tornado Ray Powers, Ron Mitarotondo, and Mad Mike Cullens at their annual shindig at the intimate Salem Roadhouse!


Alive '75: KISS Tribute

Where: The Strand Theater – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: live! ’75 PRESENTS The ULTIMATE Classic KISS Tribute will bring the Alive! album "TO LIFE"! C’mon & celebrate the 45th anniversary of KISS’ iconic Alive!…


Ryan Hamilton

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ryan Hamilton


Scott Rock

Where: One More Bar & Grill – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Scott Rock


The Drifters

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Drifters


The Drifters, The Cornell Gunter Coasters, The Platters, The Legends

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Drifters, The Cornell Gunter Coasters, The Platters, The Legends


The Weight Band

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Weight Band


The Weight Band

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 09/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Weight Band


Touch of Grey

Where: Ringside Pub – 09/12/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: GRATEFUL DEAD TRIBUTE


Hendersons

Where: Glen Rock Inn – 09/12/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hendersons


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Dead Dog Saloon – 09/12/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Too Many Godz

Where: Black River Barn – 09/12/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Too Many Godz rocks the Black River Barn (Randolph)! Come join the TMG revolution!


Inspirational Spiritual Talk and Musical Meditation with FREE Prasadam

Where: India Heritage Foundation – 09/13/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hi Please see details and register for temple weekly updates


Pam McCoy(& Familiar Faces)

Where: BeachWalk Hotel – Tikki Bar – 09/13/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Locals Summer is ON!! Come hang with me in the sunshine on the deck! Always drink and menu specials, and an awesome crowd!! 2-5 pm


Pam McCoy(& Familiar Faces)

Where: BeachWalk Hotel – Tikki Bar – 09/13/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: YESSSSSSSS!! Back at The BeachWalk Tiki Bar!! This is the BEST fun around!! Always a cool crowd, great menu items, and excellent bar staff!! What…


The Gripes

Where: Mason Street Pub – 09/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Gripes 3-7 Www.masonstreetpubnj.com


Sunday Jazz Jam Session

Where: Provost Listening Room – 09/13/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Amazing women leading the band! Musicians come signup early. Audience come and enjoy .....Andrea Brachfeld - https://andreabrachfeld.com/


Skinny Dippers at Blue Grotto

Where: Blue Grotto Ristorante – 09/13/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Skinny Dippers are debuting at the Blue Grotto! Come out to hear your favorite rock/pop covers from the 80s-today @skinnnydippersbandnj.com


The Skinny Dippers Band
The Skinny Dippers Band at Blu Grotto

Where: Blu Grotto Ristorante – 09/13/2020: 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Details: The Skinny Dippers Band at Blu Grotto. Come party with the skinny dippers! They're bringing the fun of pop and classic rock covers to the Blu Grotto.


Judas Priest

Where: Prudential Center – 09/15/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Judas Priest


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Carolyn Dorfman Dance with special guest Regina Carter

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 03/24/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carolyn Dorfman Dance with special guest Regina Carter


Summer of Love (Rescheduled from 3/20/2020, 7/25/2020)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 03/26/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer of Love (Rescheduled from 3/20/2020, 7/25/2020)


Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/27/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood


Chris Distefano

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/03/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Distefano


Chris Distefano

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/03/2021: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Distefano


Carlos Mencia

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 04/09/2021: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carlos Mencia


Casey Carls BubbleMania

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 04/10/2021: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Casey Carls BubbleMania


Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Romeo & Juliet

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 04/10/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet Presents: Romeo & Juliet


Magic Rocks with Leon Etienne (Rescheduled from 7/11/2020)

Where: Tropicana Casino and Resort – 04/10/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Magic Rocks with Leon Etienne (Rescheduled from 7/11/2020)


Welcome to Night Vale with musical guest TBD

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/11/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Welcome to Night Vale with musical guest TBD


Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/17/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood


Shen Yun Performing Arts

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2021: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shen Yun Performing Arts


The Doo Wop Project

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/24/2021: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Doo Wop Project


Whose Live Anyway?

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 04/24/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whose Live Anyway?


Brian Regan (Rescheduled from 4/25/2020, 7/31/2020)

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 04/24/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brian Regan (Rescheduled from 4/25/2020, 7/31/2020)


Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE!

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 04/24/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE!


Diavolo

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/29/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “…the dance equivalent of going down a roller coaster…a pure shot of adrenaline.“ —Broadway World Seen by over 95 million people as one of the top…


Paula Poundstone

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/29/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Paula Poundstone


The Wizard of Oz

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/30/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wizard of Oz


Wizard of Oz Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/30/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wizard of Oz Red Bank


The Wizard of Oz

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 05/01/2021: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wizard of Oz


Wizard of Oz Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 05/01/2021: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wizard of Oz Red Bank


Candice Guardino's Italian Bred

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/01/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Candice Guardino's Italian Bred


Atlantic City Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 05/01/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream


Atlantic City Ballet Presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 05/01/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet Presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream


Candice Guardino's Italian Bred

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/01/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Candice Guardino's Italian Bred


The Wizard Of Oz (Rescheduled from 5/16/20)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 05/01/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wizard Of Oz (Rescheduled from 5/16/20)


Wizard of Oz Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 05/01/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wizard of Oz Red Bank


The Wizard of Oz

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 05/02/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wizard of Oz


Wizard of Oz Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 05/02/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wizard of Oz Red Bank


An Evening With Itzhak Perlman

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/06/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a special 75th year birthday celebration of the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman, whose career has become legendary since his…


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/07/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Jay Leno

Where: Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino – 05/07/2021: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jay Leno


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/08/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Menopause the Musical (Rescheduled from 6/12/2020)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 05/13/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause the Musical (Rescheduled from 6/12/2020)


Menopause the Musical (Rescheduled from 6/13/2020)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 05/14/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause the Musical (Rescheduled from 6/13/2020)


The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 1st and September 18, 2020)

Where: Harrahs Atlantic City – 05/14/2021: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 1st and September 18, 2020)


The Price is Right Live!

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 05/14/2021: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price is Right Live!


The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 2nd, and September 19, 2020)

Where: Harrahs Atlantic City – 05/15/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 2nd, and September 19, 2020)


The Price is Right Live!

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 05/15/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price is Right Live!


The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 2nd and September 19, 2020)

Where: Harrahs Atlantic City – 05/15/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 2nd and September 19, 2020)


The Price is Right Live!

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 05/15/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price is Right Live!


The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 3rd and September 20, 2020)

Where: Harrahs Atlantic City – 05/16/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price Is Right Live Tickets (18+ Event, Rescheduled from May 3rd and September 20, 2020)


The Price is Right Live!

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 05/16/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Price is Right Live!


The Real Italians Of Comedy - Joe Gorga/Tammy Pescatelli/Mike Marino

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 05/22/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Real Italians Of Comedy - Joe Gorga/Tammy Pescatelli/Mike Marino


Bill Maher (Rescheduled from 4/10/2020, 8/2/2020)

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 05/28/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bill Maher (Rescheduled from 4/10/2020, 8/2/2020)


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 06/05/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1


Jagged Little Pill

Where: Broadhurst Theatre – 06/11/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jagged Little Pill


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