The Best New Jersey Events: Statewide

The Best of NJ Event Calendar offers statewide listings of New Jersey activities. Search below to find a New Jersey event near you.

Otherwise, you can visit our regional pages to find more local events. Click the region you would like to find events in | North Jersey | Central Jersey | Jersey Shore | South Jersey |

Know about an event in your area but don’t see it on our calendar? Send us a tip!


Featured New Jersey Events

This section features NJ events and other highlights from our sponsors.


No Events Available. Check Back Soon!

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


Search Our NJ Events Calendar



Comedy Events in New Jersey


Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night with F. William Samuel-Season 5

Where: SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar – 11/05/2020: 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chocolate Thursdays Comedy Night-Season 5, with F. William Samuel and Friends is everything!!!Live comedy every 1st Thursday of the Month!


The Real Italians of Comedy

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 11/13/2020: All Day
Details: with Joe Gorga, Tammy Pescatelli & Mike Marino; presented by The Laugh Arena. What happens when you combine one of the hardest working women in…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/06/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


The Santaland Diaries

Where: Morristown Unitarian Fellowship – 12/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Santaland Diaries" is about the time that David Sedaris, in his 30s and out of work, had to suffer the indignities of taking a…


Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/27/2021: All Day
Details: Armed with only their wits, Whose Line is it Anyway? stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are taking to the stage and they’re…Scared Scriptless. Laugh…


1 2


Concerts in New Jersey


Kenny Curcio

Where: LandShark Bar & Grill – 08/06/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 5-9pm solo


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Laguna Grill and Martini Bar – 08/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reggae Thursdays with your boys is back at the beach! 6-10pm EVERY THURSDAY!


Music and Merlot

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 08/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a fun evening out at Hopewell Valley Vineyards!  Come listen to our live band every Friday and Saturday night from 6pm to…


Nashville Tonight

Where: Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino – 08/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nashville Tonight


Jimmy Buffett Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/06/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jimmy Buffett Parking


Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival
The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival

Where: Atlantic City Convention Center – 08/07/2020 - 08/08/2020: All Day
Details: Beer, food, friends and music is on tap for the 15th Annual Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival presented by the Wild Wild West at…


DJ Eric's Karaoke NIght at Carolines By The Bay

Where: 405 Bay Ave – 08/07/2020: 1:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details:


Predator Dub Assassins

Where: Porta – 08/07/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: https://dubonline.net/mailing-list-sign-up/


Predator Dub Assassins

Where: Porta – 08/07/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: https://dubonline.net/mailing-list-sign-up/


Dark Star Orchestra

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 08/07/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dark Star Orchestra


Dom Grosso

Where: Mudhen Brewing Company – 08/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dom Grosso


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: Netcong Summer Concert Series at DiRenzo Park – 08/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kootz Show!


Whiskey Crossing

Where: J&S Roadhouse – 08/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Best Of The Eagles

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 08/07/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Best Of The Eagles


Drive-In Concert: The Best of the Eagles

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 08/07/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Drive-In Concert: The Best of the Eagles


Chick Corea Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 08/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chick Corea Parking


Gerard Esposito

Where: Villa Vittoria Ristorante – 08/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DRINK, DINE, DANCE


Rage Against the Machine

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against the Machine


Rage Against The Machine Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/07/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against The Machine Parking


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: Polo’s Bar & Grill – 08/07/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


BBQ & Craft Beer Festival

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/05/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: BBQ & Craft Beer Festival Day 1Is your mouth watering? It’s time for our annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival!Dig in to the juiciest, most…


43rd Annual St. Demetrios Greek Festival

Where: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church – 09/10/2020: All Day
Details: Moussaka, pastitsio, leg of lamb, dolmades, spanakopites, tiropites, and more! Great food, live music, and folk dancing – there’s nothing like a Greek festival, and…


Downbeach Seafood Festival

Where: Ventnor Ski Beach – 09/12/2020: All Day
Details: The Downbeach Seafood Festival will give attendees a reason to spend the day at the Jersey Shore by highlighting the fantastic dining options this coastal…


Twp. of Washington Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Washington Lake Park – Amphitheaer – 09/12/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! New Jersey foodies, eat your hearts out! It’s a fun filled family day! 20 Gourmet Food Trucks, DJ, Kids activities, Beer/Sangria/Margaritas…


The Sunflower Festival @Unexpected Farm NJ

Where: Unexpected Farm NJ – 09/12/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our first Sunflowers Festival. We will also have Zinnias and other cut flowers.


5k Celebration of Life

Where: NJ Sharing Network – 09/13/2020: 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The 5K Celebration of Life is a healing and uplifting experience for those whose lives have been touched by organ and tissue donation and transplantation.…


Fanny Wood Day Street Fair

Where: Fanwood Street Fair – 09/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Fanny Wood Day Street Fair


Fall Family Festival

Where: JFK Blvd. & Promenade – 09/19/2020: All Day
Details: Fall Family Festival is Sea Isle’s most popular autumn festival, featuring two-days of family-friendly activities and entertainment.


Festival in the Borough

Where: Downtown – 09/19/2020: All Day
Details: Free family fun kids zone with games, petting zoo, crafts3 stages of continuous music70 vendors and a food courtBeer gardenDemonstrations, belly dancers, face painting


Ort Farms Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Ort Farms – 09/19/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! New Jersey foodies, eat your hearts out! It’s a fun filled family day! 20 Gourmet Food Trucks, DJ, Kids activities, Beer/Sangria/Margaritas…


Ridgefield Park Street Fair

Where: Ridgefield Park Street Fair – 09/19/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Ridgefield Park Street Fair


10th Annual South Jersey Wine & Food Festival Tickets

Where: Lake Lenape Park East – 09/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: South Jersey Wine & Food Festival Returns to Lake Lenape Park East for its 10th year, September 19-20, 2020.


Grindhouse Nights Film Festival September 2020

Where: Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse – 09/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a full day of horror chills and thrills as we combine the best in independent filmmaking with the best in live entertainment!…


The Sunflower Festival @Unexpected Farm NJ

Where: Soyan Unkow – 09/19/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our first Sunflowers Festival. We will also have Zinnias and other cut flowers.


Asian American Heritage Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: The Asian American Heritage Festival celebrates the rich heritage and culture of the Asian diaspora in America. We bring together the sounds, sights, dances, art…


Fall Family Festival: Free Guided Historical Trolley Tours

Where: Excursion Park – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: Tours will be led by members of the Sea Isle City Historical Society, who will point-out notable landmarks and explain how Sea Isle has grown…


Fall Festival Street Fair - N. Bev Rd. Business

Where: Parsippany Recreation Department – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: Fall Festival Street Fair - N. Bev Rd. Business


Fall Festival Street Fair- Out of Town Food Vendor

Where: Parsippany Recreation Department – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: Fall Festival Street Fair- Out of Town Food Vendor


Irish Festival Weekend

Where: LA Costa Motel – 09/25/2020: All Day
Details: This yearly Celtic celebration will feature live Irish music, dancing, an Irish Vendor’s Market, great food and countless festival-goers “wearing the green.”


Italian Festival

Where: Historic Smithville – 09/26/2020: All Day
Details: Come join the excitement!  The Festival will feature an Italian Market offering a spectacular variety of wares and food.  The day will be filled with…


1 2 3 4


Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Atco Battles Alzheimer’s
Atco Battles Alzheimer’s

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 10/04/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Atco Battles Alzheimer's 6 will be held on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey. Guests will also experience a tour of the Battleship, raffles, drawing.


2020 Taste of Essex - New Date!

Where: The Manor – 10/05/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 20th Anniversary of the "Taste of Essex"  is a Food and Beverage Tasting Event hosted by the North Essex Chamber of Commerce on Monday, September…


Red River BBQ Battle

Where: Vernon, New Jersey, United States – 10/16/2020: All Day
Details: Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Red River BBQ Battle, Vernon, TX.


Barefoot Grape Stomp

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 10/17/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Are you ready for a smashing good time? Well, now is your chance to be a part of an exclusive social event at Four Sisters…


Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 10/25/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The excitement begins as Murder Mystery Dinner return to Four Sisters Winery. Following CDC and Health regulations, Four Sisters Winery will continue to maintain a…


Official HalloWeekend Pub Crawl in Hoboken, NJ (3 Day) - October 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 10/31/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone thinks they know all about Hoboken. But you, my good sir or madam, do not truly know Hoboken. Hoboken is a hidden hotspot when…


Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl Hoboken NJ - December 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 12/05/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hoboken's one of those city's that doesn't get as much merit as it deserves for its entertainment scene. Sure, New York City is just over…


Hospitality Night

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 12/05/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The village will be overflowing with hospitable merchants! Each store will have a special event going on from 6-8pm, from music to food tastings. Come…


Girls Night Out

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 12/10/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grab your girls and head to the Village for some shopping from 6-8pm. Each store will be running its own promotion, from discounts to food…


Morristown SantaCon Bar Crawl - December 2020

Where: Morristown Various Venues – 12/12/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Christmas is nearly here and Morristown is known as one of the biggest and most anticipated party spots in New Jersey. SantaCon has to be…


Hoboken SantaCon Bar Crawl - December 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 12/19/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hoboken's one of those city's that doesn't get as much merit as it deserves for its entertainment scene. Sure, New York City is just over…


Online Event - How to Choose Best Pizza Shop

Where: Pizza Heaven – Pizza Shop in Cape May – 01/15/2021: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hi friends. We are organising online event on Topic "Online Event - How to Choose Best Pizza Shop". Join us on fb and Instagram for…


Official Hoboken LepreCon St Patrick's Day Bar Crawl - March 6, 2021

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 03/06/2021: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Keep the tradition going strong! That's exactly what we're here to do. The phenomenon that takes hold of Hoboken every single March is quickly approaching.…


Hoboken St Patrick's Day "Luck of the Irish" Bar Crawl - March 2021

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 03/13/2021: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone knows that St. Patrick's Day is never a calm, quiet affair. Where there's day drinking, there's usually a party raging on well into the…


1 2


Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Toddler Time at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 08/05/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Toddler Time at the Library|Toddler Time for 2 year olds will be held on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 10:50am. Stories, puppets and music just right for…


Crafts with Miss Lori

Where: Kenilworth Public Library (Virtual) – 08/05/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Crafts with Miss Lori|Crafts with Miss Lori will be presented on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11-11:30 for children ages 4-8 years old beginning on Wednesday,…


Crafty Wednesday

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 08/05/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We have a different kid-friendly craft every Wednesday for children ages 2-4 years old. Call (973) 365-4044 x4 for more information.


Preschool Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Marlton – 08/05/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Wednesday June 24, 2020 11:00 AM Come on over to our place for great stories, good conversation and a simple activity. Today's Storytime is especially…


Virtual Gaming Day

Where: Johnson Public Library – 08/05/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For incoming grades 3-6 Every week we will meet digitally to play a different game on Zoom. We will be playing virtual chess, digital escape…


Lego Club

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 08/05/2020: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Details: Lego Club We've got Legos--lots of them! Join us and make some fun Lego projects. Ages 5 and up.


Lego Club

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 08/05/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lego ClubWe've got Legos--lots of them! Join us and make some fun Lego projects. Ages 5 and up.


Happy Hour!

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 08/05/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Happy Hour!New program! Every Wednesday, we'll host a virtual program geared toward adults, to enjoy with the Happy Hour refreshment of your choice. Programs will…


Happy Hour @ the Boonton Library

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 08/05/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: We've got some great Happy Hour programs scheduled for August here @ the Boonton Library! Scott Lea, Certified Hypnotherapist, returns Wed., Aug 5 @ 6…


Sussex-Wantage Quilters

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 08/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sussex-Wantage QuiltersExperienced and novice, hand or machine, quilters are welcome. Bring an unfinished and/or current project. For more information, call 875-9791 or 875-9187 or e-mail…


Ort Farms Storytime: One Corny Playdate Session 2

Where: Ort Farms – 08/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for another Pick-Your-Own Storytime! We will read a favorite corny story under the Storytime tent, visit the friendly farm animals, and then cross…


World War II Exhibit

Where: The Museum of American History at Deptford, NJ – 08/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: WORLD WAR II WAS A WAR THAT DEFINED AN ERA IN AMERICAN AND WORLD HISTORY. ITEMS INCLUDE WEAPONS, EQUIPMENT, UNIFORMS, FLAGS, AND COINAGE, FEATURING MILITARY…


Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Woodland Park – 08/06/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Thursday June 25, 2020 10:30 AM Join us every Thursday for a fun-filled Storytime!


Zumba Kids

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 08/06/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Ages 5 and under. A high-energy music, book and dance program with instructor Mary-Lee Costello.  For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Digital Bilingual Story Time

Where: Johnson Public Library – 08/06/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: For ages 0-5 Have fun with Ms. Gladys with songs and a story in both English and Spanish! Supplies for the craft will be available…


Mad Science Weekly Virtual Workshops

Where: Kenilworth Public Library (Virtual) – 08/06/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Mad Science Weekly Virtual Workshops|Mad Science weekly virtual workshops will be presented on Thursdays at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for children ages 4 –…


Digital Pint-Sized Crafts

Where: Johnson Public Library – 08/06/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For incoming grades K-2 Explore your crafty side with Ms. Gladys! Every week we will tackle a new craft. Supplies for the craft will be…


Fill the Gap, Feed a Family!

Where: Belle Mead, New Jersey, United States – 08/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anyone Anywhere Can Participate! You and your family can help hungry families in New Jersey. The Covid-19 health crisis has impacted many of our New…


Free Lego Club

Where: Rochelle Park Public Library – 08/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at the Rochelle Park Library for our weekly Lego Club, where we bring the Legos and you bring the creativity! This event is…


zoom Fiber Arts Club

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 08/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: zoom Fiber Arts ClubWe’re taking our in-house Fiber Arts Club to zoom! Adults who enjoy any kind of fiber art/craft (e.g., knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning,…


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Mike Marino, Make America Italian Again Tour

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/09/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: August 9 at 8:30pm Affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy – is one of the most loved comedians…


August 10-14: A Camp in Three Acts (Virtual)

Where: Online Session – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: August 10-14: A Camp in Three Acts (Virtual)


August 10-14: Makeup Techniques (Virtual)

Where: Online Session – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: August 10-14: Makeup Techniques (Virtual)


Basie Broadway Jr. Virtual Musical August

Where: Online Session – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Basie Broadway Jr. Virtual Musical August


Broadway Jr Junie B. Jones AM Cast

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Broadway Jr Junie B. Jones AM Cast


Day Camp - Week 8

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 8


Day Camp - Week 8 - AM

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 8 - AM


ESF Summer Stage: Theater & Performing Arts (2 Week Course) - Week 7 & 8

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: ESF Summer Stage: Theater & Performing Arts (2 Week Course) - Week 7 & 8


Pet Camp Week 11 - 10 AM EST Start

Where: Online Session – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Pet Camp Week 11 - 10 AM EST Start


Pet Camp Week 11 - Half-Day Camp

Where: Online Session – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Pet Camp Week 11 - Half-Day Camp


Ronstadt Revue

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: August 10 at 5:30pm and 8:00pm Ronstadt Revue is a 7-piece ensemble of world-class, professional musicians out of South Jersey/Philadelphia that covers the entire career…


Senior Camp - Week 8

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 8


Senior Camp - Week 8

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 8


Session 4 | Regular Camp Hours

Where: Camp Liberty – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Session 4 | Regular Camp Hours


Week 8 Mad Scientists

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Week 8 Mad Scientists


Week 8 Mother Goose Camp

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Week 8 Mother Goose Camp


Week 8 Ukulele Camp

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Week 8 Ukulele Camp


Week 9 August 10-14: Picasso Painting Pigs? PM

Where: Studio – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Week 9 August 10-14: Picasso Painting Pigs? PM


Dixie’s Tupperware Party

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 08/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This hilarious off-Broadway show comes back to Avenel, featuring Dixie Longate, the fast-talking, gum chewing, ginger-haired Alabama gal who is bringing your grandma’s Tupperware party…


Ladies of Laughter

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/13/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ladies of Laughter


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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.