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Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Rage Against the Machine Tickets (Rescheduled from April 4, 2020)

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 07/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against the Machine Tickets (Rescheduled from April 4, 2020)


Rage Against The Machine Tribute "Unlearn" & Special Guests

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 07/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rage Against The Machine Tribute "Unlearn" & Special Guests


The Dana Gaynor Band

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 07/17/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Great venue...2 shows


Free Pool Party Friday Guestlist in Atlantic City

Where: Pool Party – 07/17/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FREE Pool Party Guestlist Fridays Every Friday Night Please register on Eventbrite and you will be contacted to be placed on guestlist ***Please note that…


Concert: Queen Flash (Queen Tribute)

Where: Excursion Park – 07/18/2020: All Day
Details: Concert: Queen Flash (Queen Tribute)


Hq2 Beachclub - Tba

Where: HQ2 Nightclub – Ocean Resort Casino – 07/18/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hq2 Beachclub - Tba


The Company Debut at Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck

Where: Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss The Company Debut at Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck. This summer The Company will be at Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck.


Pam McCoy(& Familiar Faces)

Where: Driftwood Beach Club-Tiki Bar – 07/18/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer is here!! And that means we are back on the beach with you all!! We’ll be playing 1-5, so grab a cocktail and hit…


Random Test Reggae Band

Where: Mason Street Pub – 07/18/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Random Test Reggae Band returns with their Reggae Party. 4pm-8pm


The Revivalists

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Revivalists


The Revivalists Into The Stars Tour

Where: The Stone Pony – 07/18/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Revivalists Into The Stars Tour


Jeffrey Gaines

Where: The Stanhope House – 07/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeffrey Gaines


POSTPONED: Guns N' Roses 2020 Tour

Where: MetLife Stadium – 07/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: POSTPONED: Guns N' Roses 2020 Tour


Predator Dub Assassins

Where: River Rock Bar & Grill – 07/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Our legendary Sunset Sessions on the River! Summer never sounded better! Join our mailing list at https://dubonline.net/mailing-list-sign-up/


Countess Luann & Friends

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 07/18/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Countess Luann & Friends


Countess Luann and Friends

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 07/18/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Countess Luann and Friends


Beatlemania Again

Where: Wildwood Convention Center – 07/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beatlemania Again


Beatlemania Again

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 07/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beatlemania Again


Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Kayleigh Goldsworthy Tickets (21+ Event)

Where: Crossroads Garwood – 07/18/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tigers Jaw with Gladie and Kayleigh Goldsworthy Tickets (21+ Event)


Halsey Parking

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/18/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Halsey Parking


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


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.…


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…


Stranger Con – A Salute to Stranger Things
Stranger Con

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 09/26/2020 - 09/27/2020: 1:30 pm
Details: Come to Stranger Con – A Salute to Stranger Things at New Jersey Convention & Expo Center. Meet your favorite actors from Stranger Things.


DogFest Philly-NJ 2020 (VIRTUAL)

Where: Virtual – 09/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Canine Companions DogFest is coming to you! So grab your dog and get ready to have a tail-waggin’ good time! We’ll change lives, four paws…


Fall Festival: Flannels & Food Trucks

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/26/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: One. Last. Time.For the final time this season, nearly a dozen of your fan-favorite Food Trucks return to Monmouth Park serving up everything from empanadas…


Italian Festival

Where: Historic Smithville – Village Greene – 09/26/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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…


Italian Festival

Where: Kix McNutley’s – 10/03/2020: All Day
Details: Festival-goers will enjoy an Italian Vendors Market with craft and specialty merchandise, delicious Italian delicacies and plenty of live entertainment.


22nd Annual Festival of Fine Craft

Where: WheatonArts – 10/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: WheatonArts, Millville. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture. Craft demonstrations. Beer/Wine…


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Did I Cook That?

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/18/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For incoming grades K-2 (we will not be meeting on July 4th) Join Ms. Gladys as she helps you navigate the world of cooking. You…


Fill the Gap, Feed a NJ Family!

Where: postal code 08502, United States – 07/18/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: nyone 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…


Saturday Night Church – New Night, Same Great Message

Where: HIGH MOUNTAIN CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE – 07/18/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Begin... Belong... Become… "Transforming Lives Through The Love of Christ" You're invited to our Opening Night Celebration of Saturday Night Church If you are looking…


Little Kids 'n' PC

Where: East Orange Public Library – 07/19/2020: 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Age Group(s): See Description Start Time: 5:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM Children in Grades K-2 are invited to learn PC basics, and how to…


Comics and POPs
Comics and POPs!

Where: South Wall Banquet Hall – 07/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 8:00 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


Baby & Me Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/19/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Sunday January 12, 2020 11:00 AM Join us every Sunday with your little one to enjoy a special story and to cultivate a love of…


Before Camp Care (5-Day) Session 3

Where: Wildwood Park District – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Before Camp Care (5-Day) Session 3


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

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session III (Ages 4-5)


Tot Camp Session 3

Where: Wildwood Park District – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Tot Camp Session 3


Mommy & Me Music on Zoom

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/20/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Mondays in July at 10am for ages 0-5 Join us for a musical time singing and dancing! This wonderful class is taught by Ms. Dina,…


Monday Morning Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/20/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Monday March 09, 2020 10:00 AM Join us with your littles to kick off the week with a fun story and snack!


Beginner Yoga

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 07/20/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Beginner Yoga Instructor Laura Kraus 300RYT will lead you through a very gentle introduction to yoga asanas (poses), some seated, some standing. Please feel free to…


Mad Lib Mondays for Kids

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/20/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mondays at 12pm for all ages Know some good nouns? Adjectives? Verbs? Help us finish our stories! Every Monday at noon be on the look-out…


Canasta-Monday Afternoon

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 07/20/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Canasta-Monday AfternoonYou asked; we answered! Introducing our new game program for adults, Monday afternoon Canasta. Players of all experience levels are welcome; instruction is enthusiastically…


Digital Monday Mash-Up

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/20/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mondays at 2pm for incoming grades K-2 Join us for Monday Mash-Up! Each week we will gather together to play a different game with our…


Live Online Music and Movement

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/20/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for this online program with Miss Heather and Miss Juliana, where children and their families will join in a Zoom call with us…


Virtual Bedtime Story Time

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/20/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Virtual Bedtime Story Time Mondays at 7pm for ages 0-5 Don’t miss our evening story time where Ms. Mari reads bedtime stories and helps you…


Ort Farms Storytime: Hopping Around Bunnyville

Where: Ort Farms – 07/21/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for Storytime with our friendly farm bunnies! We will read stories, play with bunnies in Bunnyville, and then visit all the other animals…


Live Online Toddler Story and Playtime

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/21/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: In this program, children and their families will be able to participate in an online storytime through a Zoom meeting with Miss Heather and Miss…


Summer Crafts - week 4

Where: Roxbury Public Library – 07/21/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Please note: for the windchime craft, you will need paint or markers at home. These fun crafts are for all ages! Sign up to pick…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Week 5 Clay & Ceramics

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Week 5 Clay & Ceramics


Week 5 Working Together!

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Week 5 Working Together!


Who Loves You-A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: July 20 at 5:30pm & 8:00pm What can be better than having the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons live? It is the…


Youth Art & Painting Class - July 20

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: Youth Art & Painting Class - July 20


YPAC Week 3

Where: ACBT Performing Arts Academy – 07/20/2020: All Day
Details: YPAC Week 3


Adult Painting Class - July 21

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 07/21/2020: All Day
Details: Adult Painting Class - July 21


Pre-School Exploratory Art & Sensory Class

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 07/22/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-School Exploratory Art & Sensory Class


Poetry For Justice, Hosted By Toney Jackson

Where: Puffin Cultural Forum – 07/22/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Facebook Live Event. Puffin’s Poetry MC Toney Jackson will host an evening spoken word and poetry that speaks to the continuing protests and outcry against…


Hall Mills Murder Trial Play

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Before the O.J. Simpson trial, before the Lindbergh kidnapping trial, Central New Jersey was home to the original Trial of the Century – the Hall…


2020 Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 07/23/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for four unique evenings of one-person plays read at the intimate brownstone MONDO venue. Every Thursday between July 9 and July 30 features…


Hall Mills Murder Trial Play

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/23/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Before the O.J. Simpson trial, before the Lindbergh kidnapping trial, Central New Jersey was home to the original Trial of the Century – the Hall…


Mamma Mia!

Where: Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College – 07/24/2020: All Day
Details: Presented by M & M Stage ProductionsFridays, July 24 & 31 at 8pmSaturdays, July 25 & Aug. 1 at 2pm & 8pmSundays, July 26 &…


Movie: "The Lion King (2019)"

Where: Excursion Park – 07/24/2020: All Day
Details: Movie: "The Lion King (2019)"


Ballet Intensive

Where: Postal code 08530, US – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ballet IntensiveJuly 20th - July 31stAges 9 - 18 | M-F ~ 9:30am - 3:30pmRoxey Ballet Company's official school, The Mill Ballet School provides dance intensives all…


Chris D'Elia

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris D'Elia


Hall Mills Murder Trial Play

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Before the O.J. Simpson trial, before the Lindbergh kidnapping trial, Central New Jersey was home to the original Trial of the Century – the Hall…


Ken Jeong

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ken Jeong


Louis, Katie & Patrick: A Virtual Cabaret

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/25/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sat 7/25 @ 3PM Louis, Katie and PatrickA Cabaret show featuring the vocal stylings of Louis Palena and Katie Rochon, who MMT audiences may remember…


Summer of Love (Rescheduled from 3/20)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 07/25/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer of Love (Rescheduled from 3/20)


Hall Mills Murder Trial Play

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Before the O.J. Simpson trial, before the Lindbergh kidnapping trial, Central New Jersey was home to the original Trial of the Century – the Hall…


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