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Concerts in New Jersey


After Work Party DJ Qua, Louie Vega

Where: MISTER EAST – 03/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: After Work Party DJ Qua, Louie Vega


High In the Mid 80s

Where: Bar Anticipation – 03/06/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Band goes on at 6:00!


Leeway

Where: The Stanhope House – 03/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Leeway


The Quixote Project

Where: Cinder Bar – 03/06/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo Acoustic sets 6:30 - 9:30PM


The Root of All Evil Tour: Spite

Where: House Of Independents – 03/06/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Root of All Evil Tour: Spite


Flying Colors

Where: – 03/06/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Splitsville is a town divided - the Greens simply don't get along with the Blues and vice versa. That is, except for Molly and Butch,…


Melvin Seals and JGB

Where: The Stone Pony – 03/06/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Melvin Seals and JGB


FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST: A Music & Dance Concert Event

Where: Galeria West – 03/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The popular FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST concert series continues on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:30pm at the Galeria West Art & Music gallery,…


MOONWATER , ACQUI , JOEY PREZIOSI, VIIQ

Where: The Saint – 03/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: MOONWATER , ACQUI , JOEY PREZIOSI, VIIQ


Moonwater (18+ Event)

Where: The Saint – 03/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Moonwater (18+ Event)


Adam Ezra Group

Where: Hopewell Theater – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin' essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in…


BLACK WATER RISING

Where: The Brighton Bar – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: BLACK WATER RISING


On a Winters Night

Where: The Levoy – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: On a Winters Night


Paul Marturano

Where: Reef and Barrel – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DUELING PIANOS


Sensational Soul Cruisers

Where: Wonder Bar – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sensational Soul Cruisers


Stu Hooten

Where: Ron’s West End Pub – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Food drink and fun!


The Smithereens with special guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 03/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Smithereens’ take no prisoners sound, reflecting their Garden State roots, has resonated with fans worldwide over the course of 17 albums and 2,500+ live…


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: Boonton Station 1904 – 03/06/2020: 8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


ALL TUNED UP BAND

Where: Villaris Lakeside Inn – 03/06/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: ALL TUNED UP BAND


The Motor City Revue, McLoone's Supper Club

Where: Tim McLoone’s Supper Club – 03/06/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Motor City Revue -- from Hitsville to Soulsville -- Covering popular and rare Motown hits, plus popular rock and soul classics, dedicated to honoring…


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Bubblegum Book Club

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 03/25/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children in grades 2 & 3 meet for reading, discussion, and book related activities. Register with the Youth Services Department.


Resource Fair for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Where: Burlington County Special Services School District – Westampton Campus – 03/25/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Attention parents of children with special needs: Please join us as local county and state representatives, as well as organizations from within our community, provide…


Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/26/2020: All Day
Details: Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to your hometown! This one-of-a-kind…


Thursday Lego Club

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 03/26/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For kids age 6 and up to build and create. Meets once Thursday a month. Registration required.


Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


5th Grade Social

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 03/27/2020: All Day
Details: 5th Grade Social


Apex Kicks Cancer
Soccer Tournament Benefiting American Cancer Society

Where: Apex Sports & Events – 03/28/2020 - 03/29/2020: All Day
Details: Come to the Soccer Tournament Benefiting American Cancer Society. Knock the ice off your cleats and come kick cancer with Apex Sports & Events!


Easter Bunny Brunch at Alstede Farms
Easter Bunny Brunch at Alstede Farms

Where: Alstede Farms – 03/28/2020: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Details: Come to the Easter Bunny Brunch at Alstede Farms. Includes a delicious all you can eat brunch. Plus photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny.


Springtime Family Festival
Easter and Springtime Family Festival

Where: Alstede Farms – 03/28/2020 - 03/29/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Easter and Springtime Family Festival at Alstede Farms. Enjoy lots of family fun activities. Includes scenic hay wagon rides.


Zapp Con
Zapp Con IV

Where: Wayne P.A.L. Hall – 03/28/2020: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Zapp Con is jam packed with hundreds of long boxes of comics and rare wall books. Artist alley, guests, panels, cosplay, mystery boxes, retro arcade


Family Fun Pre St.Patricks Day Event

Where: Ringwood Public Library – 03/28/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come in before the Ringwood St.Patricks Day parade and enjoy coffee, baked goods, face painting, crafts, tattoos and a story time to prepare for the…


Spring Festival in Jersey City
Annual Spring Festival in Jersey City

Where: Harborside Atrium – 03/28/2020: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Annual Spring Festival in Jersey City. Entertainment and fun for the entire family to enjoy. Includes face painting, arts & crafts


Saturday Science Workshop: Erupting Moon Rocks

Where: Mahwah Public Library – 03/28/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Teens and tweens in grades 5 & up, will work with Explore Science for this hands on activity. First, students will need to form the…


Portuguese Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 03/28/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children from birth to age 5 are invited to hear stories in Portuguese. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Special Olympics NJ Spring Basketball Finals

Where: North Wildwood, New Jersey, United States – 03/29/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: More than 1,000 Special Olympics athletes from across New Jersey will participate in The Special Olympics New Jersey Basketball Finals on Saturday, March 28 and…


Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing
Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing

Where: Lone Eagle Brewing – 03/29/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come out to Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing. Taste award winning beer and meet talented local artists. Sipping a craft beer while shopping.


Easter Bunny Express
28th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2020

Where: Whippany Railway Museum – 03/29/2020 - 04/11/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Easter Bunny Express! Your train ride departs from and returns to the Whippany Railway Museum site in Morris County, NJ. Bring your camera to take photos.


Monday Lego Club

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 03/30/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For kids age 6 and up to build and create. Meets once Monday a month. Registration required.


Kids Art on the Farm
Kids Art on the Farm

Where: Alstede Farms – 03/31/2020: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Details: Your child can create their own beautiful painting using acrylic paint on canvas at the Kids Art on the Farm event. Includes: art instruction and supplies.


Teen Tuesday: Board Games

Where: Johnson Public Library – 03/31/2020: 3:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Play UNO, Monopoly or Life with your friends. We also have newer games like Apples to Apples, Telestrations and more! Teen Tuesday events are FREE…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Acting & Improv for Commercials: Teens/Adults

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 03/31/2020: All Day
Details: Acting & Improv for Commercials: Teens/Adults


Broadway for Beginners - Tuesdays

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 03/31/2020: All Day
Details: Broadway for Beginners - Tuesdays


Musical Theatre Kids

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 03/31/2020: All Day
Details: Musical Theatre Kids


Writing Sketch Comedy 101

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 03/31/2020: All Day
Details: Writing Sketch Comedy 101


Peking Acrobats

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 03/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peking Acrobats


Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Enquirer, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends dance tradition through a groundbreaking approach to the art. Founded…


The 2020 Salem and Gloucester County Teen Arts Festival

Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center – 04/01/2020: 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Middle and high school students from Salem and Gloucester County are invited to Appel Farm to perform and exhibit their work for professional adjudicators who…


"C.S. Lewis On Stage"

Where: New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) – 04/01/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: C.S. Lewis On Stage Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford Don to life, taking us on his extraordinary…


Sister Act

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 04/01/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sister Act


Acting Props and Costumes

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/02/2020: All Day
Details: Acting Props and Costumes


Acting Techniques for Beginners I/II

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/02/2020: All Day
Details: Acting Techniques for Beginners I/II


Acting Techniques III/IV

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/02/2020: All Day
Details: Acting Techniques III/IV


Private Acting with Robin Oddo Thursdays 4 PM

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/02/2020: All Day
Details: Private Acting with Robin Oddo Thursdays 4 PM


NJSO Presents - Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Presents - Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony


NJSO Presents - Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Presents - Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony


BLUE, The SOngs of Joni Mitchell

Where: Brook Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blue, The Songs of Joni Mitchell. The Brook Arts Center presents a special evening with Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell, on Thursday, April…


The Play That Goes Wrong

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway…


Kathleen Madigan

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kathleen Madigan


Disney Dance Upon a Dream

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/03/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney Dance Upon a Dream


Once Upon a Mattress

Where: Ciccone Theatre – 04/03/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The BergenStages theatre troupe presents, “Once Upon a Mattress,” opening on Friday, April 3 in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre on the Paramus…


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About The Best New Jersey Events Calendar

Looking for concerts in New Jersey? Our events calendar includes the Garden State’s best venues. This includes top locations like the PNC Bank Arts Center, the Prudential Center, the Stone Pony and more. Or perhaps you’re more interested in family events and activities? In that case, we have everything from 4th of July fireworks events to food truck festivals; we also have activity listings for family recreation at places like Turtle Back Zoo. Many of our free event listings come from Eventful.