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Concerts in New Jersey


RODEO OPRY - December 14

Where: Oklahoma Rodeo Opry – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Oklahoma's Official Country Music Show - Sats 7PM in OKC's Stockyards City. The Rodeo Opry band backs new hosts and entertainers each week.


Taking Back Sunday - 2 DAY PASS - December 13th + December 14th

Where: Starland Ballroom – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Taking Back Sunday - 2 DAY PASS - December 13th + December 14th


Whiskey Crossing

Where: The Stanhope House – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


MATT O'REE BAND - GALLERY EVENT

Where: The Strand Theater – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The MATT O'REE BAND will perform for a unique & intimate night of music, stories including a Q&A with the band! The band has a…


Sal Valentinetti

Where: RWJ Barnabas Health Arena – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sal Valentinetti


Sal Valentinetti

Where: RWJBarnabas Health Arena – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sal Valentinetti


SOLD OUT: Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties

Where: House Of Independents – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: SOLD OUT: Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties


The Ukuladies in Wintertime! ADULT SHOW @ 7:30p

Where: SMUSH Gallery – 12/14/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: December 14 Adult Show at 7:30p | $15 *Please note - this page is for tickets to the ADULTS SHOW at 7:30PM. If you would…


16th Annual Holiday Concert - Amani

Where: watchung Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Celebrate the rich and joyous sounds of the season with our Annual Holiday Concert by Amani at the WAC.


Alicia Michilli

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: KEB’ MO’S JINGLE BELL JAMBOREE WITH GUEST ALICIA MICHILLI show starts at 8pm.


Rogue Oliphant
An Evening of Poetry and Song

Where: Hopewell Theater – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Paul Muldoon and Rogue Oliphant: An Evening of Poetry and Song. Songs and spoken word pieces written by the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon.


Andrea Nardello

Where: – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Andrea Nardello


Benefit For Asbury Boardwalk Rescue

Where: Wonder Bar – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Benefit For Asbury Boardwalk Rescue


Black Lace Blues

Where: Ceci’ls Jazz Club and Restaurant – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: https://shillelaghclub.com/ Located at: 648 Prospect Ave West Orange NJ 07052 (973)325-9338.


Catherine Russell & John Pizzarelli

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Catherine Russell & John Pizzarelli


Folly, w/ special guests

Where: Crossroads – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Folly, w/ special guests @ Crossroads


Holiday Spectacular Concert
Holiday Spectacular Concert

Where: Morristown United Methodist Church – 12/14/2019 - 12/15/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: The Morris Choral Society presents its 16th annual Holiday Spectacular Concert. “Baroque Jewels and Songs of the Season.” There will be two performances.


Keb' Mo's Jingle Bell Jamboree

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Keb' Mo's Jingle Bell Jamboree


New Politics, Plain White T's & The Mowglis

Where: The Stone Pony – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Politics, Plain White T's & The Mowglis


NJGMC Holiday Concert @ Asbury Park

Where: Trinity Episcopal Church Asbury Park – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJGMC Holiday Concert Every Time a Bell Rings... A collection of songs to ring in the holiday season!


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Ugly Sweater Party
Cole's Ugly Sweater Party

Where: Juniper Hill – 12/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Join in Cole's Ugly Sweater Party. May your sweaters be ugly and bright. Don your tacky holiday attire on Saturday, December 21,


Pyrenesia
Pyrenesia Holiday Show + Special Dinner

Where: Hopewell Theater – 12/21/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Pyrenesia - locally based artists, hailing from the river town of Lambertville, NJ. Spotlighting new and old holiday classics.


Breakfast with Santa
Maggiano's Cherry Hill Breakfast with Santa

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy – 12/22/2019: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Details: Come to Maggiano's Cherry Hill for Breakfast with Santa. Delicious Breakfast Buffet. $30 for Adults & $25 for children 3-12.


Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa at Blend

Where: Blend – 12/22/2019: 9:15 am
Details: Come have Breakfast with Santa at Blend. Santa will be there on Sunday, December 22nd. Santa will visit every table and take as many pictures as you like.


Cookies for Santa
Kids Holiday Class - Cookies for Santa

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy – Bridgewater – 12/22/2019: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Kids Holiday Class for Cookies for Santa. Little chefs will make and decorate Christmas cookies, holiday crafts and other yummy treats


Holiday Brunch
Holiday Brunch at The Mansion on Main Street

Where: The Mansion on Main Street – 12/22/2019: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Enjoy a Holiday Brunch at The Mansion on Main Street. Entertainmentfor all. But best of all, Santa will be there! Adults: $49.95, Children 3-10: $17.99.


Brunch with Santa at Rat's Restaurant

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 12/22/2019: 11:00 am
Details: You won't want to miss Brunch with Santa at Rat's. Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch in their beautiful Pavilion! This amazing buffet


Brunch With Santa Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch with us. Rat’s brunch buffet presented in its beautiful Kitchen, featuring decadent hot breakfast and lunch favorites, perfectly composed salads, house-made charcuterie, chilled seafood, plus carving and omelet stations. Seating is from 11am to 5pm. $62 for adults plus tax and service, $24 for children ages 5-12, under 5 no charge. Please call Rat’s Restaurant at (609) 584-7800 for reservations.

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 12/22/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Brunch With Santa Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch with us. Rat’s brunch buffet presented in its beautiful Kitchen, featuring decadent hot…


Whisky + Donut Pairing at The Asbury Hotel
Whisky + Donut Pairing at The Asbury Hotel

Where: The Asbury Hotel – 12/22/2019: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come celebrate the winter season with Whisky + Donut Pairing at The Asbury Hotel. Join in their event space for sweets and spirits.


Christmas Dinner
French Christmas Dinner Extravaganza

Where: The Little Hen – 12/22/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: French Christmas Dinner Extravaganza at The Little Hen. Enjoy a 7 course prix fixe dinner. $125 pp. Reservations required through the restaurant.


Merry Christmas
New Hope Fellowship Family Christmas Celebration

Where: Pine Lake Park Clubhouse – 12/22/2019: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Come to the New Hope Fellowship Family Christmas Celebration. Join in for their annual holiday party. Features DJ Greg Nice Food and Fun for Everyone.


A Very Slambovian Christmas
A Very Slambovian Christmas + Special Dinner

Where: Hopewell Theater – 12/22/2019: 7:30 pm
Details: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams: A Very Slambovian Christmas. Traditional Christmas songs with a twist. Includes a sprinkling of original holiday tunes.


NJ Events Merry Christmas French Horne
Christmas Eve Dinner at Cafe 37

Where: Cafe 37 – 12/23/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Come to Christmas Eve Dinner at Cafe 37. They are taking reservations for Christmas Eve! Book now! Holidays Gift Certificates available!


NJ Christmas tree day
Christmas Eve at Lamberti's Tutti Toscani

Where: Lamberti’s Tutti Toscani – 12/24/2019: 12:00 am
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve at Lamberti's Tutti Toscan. Have the whole family join in on Christmas Eve to enjoy special holiday additions to their regular menus.


Christmas Eve Dinner
Christmas at Ruth's

Where: Ruth’s Chris Steak House – 12/24/2019 - 12/25/2019: 11:00 am
Details: Enjoy Christmas at Ruth's. On Christmas Eve or Christmas Day enjoy an unforgettable meal. Features Surf & Turf and 3-Course Holiday Classics.


Holiday candles
Christmas Eve & Day at Colts Neck Inn

Where: Colts Neck Inn – 12/24/2019 - 12/25/2019: 11:00 am
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve & Day at Colts Neck Inn. Colts Neck Inn is offering a special holiday menu for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


Night-Before-Christmas
Christmas Eve at Beacon 70

Where: Beacon 70 – 12/24/2019: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve at Beacon 70. Beacon 70 is open for Christmas Eve from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. They are open 364 days a year. Closed on Christmas Day.


merry christmas
Christmas Eve Dinner at Biagio's

Where: Biagio’s Ristorante – 12/24/2019: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Biagio's is serving Christmas Eve dinner. The menu features lobster bisque, king cut prime rib, braised lamb shank, colossal stuffed shrimp, and more.


Santa on Rooftop
Christmas Eve at Caffe Aldo Lamberti

Where: Caffe Aldo Lamberti – 12/24/2019: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Spend Christmas Eve at Caffe Aldo Lamberti. Enjoy the best of the Holiday Season with their Chef's Special Menu. Enjoy the Cherry Hill High School Carolers.


Merry Christmas
Christmas Eve at Mountain View Chalet

Where: Mountain View Chalet – 12/24/2019: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve at Mountain View Chalet. They are serving a special Christmas Eve menu. The menu features Manhattan clam chowder.


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Gingerbread House
Kind-n-Family Gingerbread House Build

Where: Cafe Du Pain Bakery – 12/14/2019: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Details: Kind-n-Family Gingerbread House Build at Cafe Du Pain Bakery! Build this adorable and delicious little gingerbread house in a class for the whole family.


Photos with SantaPaws
Photos with SantaPaws

Where: Andover Animal Hospital – 12/14/2019: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Andover Animal Hospital for photos with Dr. Harvey SantaPaws. All photos will be uploaded to their photo website for your download.


Cookies For Santa
Kids Create Cookies For Santa at The Asbury Park Bazaar

Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall – 12/14/2019: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Details: Kids Create Cookies For Santa at The Asbury Park Bazaar. Learn to create a variety of holiday cookies with a Food Network, Cake Wars contestant.


Polar Express Pajama Party
Polar Express Pajama Party at Brook Arts Center

Where: Brook Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 5:30 pm
Details: The Polar Express Pajama Party at Brook Arts Center! Wear your pajamas and bring a comfy blanket. Cuddle up and enjoy this holiday film.


FROZEN JR
FROZEN JR Presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company

Where: Ocean City Music Pier – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: FROZEN JR Presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company. Features Students in 3rd - 8th Grades. The enchanting modern classic from Disney.


Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa at Autumn Lake Winery

Where: Autumn Lake Winery – 12/15/2019: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Breakfast with Santa at Autumn Lake Winery. Come join in for a fun morning with Santa! He has decided to stop by during this busy season.


gingerbread house
Gingerbread House Brunch at Maggiano's

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy – Bridgewater – 12/15/2019: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Gingerbread House Brunch at Maggiano's. A holiday gingerbread house is part dessert, part centerpiece and all fun.


Brunch with Santa at Annata Wine Bar
Brunch with Santa at Annata Wine Bar

Where: Annata Wine Bar – 12/15/2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Brunch with Santa at Annata Wine Bar. Arrive anytime between 10-11am to allow time for brunch and meeting with Santa.


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Brunch with Santa at Kuba Restaurant

Where: Kuba Restaurant – 12/15/2019: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Come out to Brunch with Santa at Kuba Restaurant. Enjoy delicious food, holiday shopping, cash bar, raffles, and photos with Santa himself!


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Brunch with Santa at The Shannon Rose Irish Pub

Where: The Shannon Rose Irish Pub – 12/15/2019: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Brunch with Santa at The Shannon Rose Irish Pub! Families are invited to enjoy Brunch with Santa in Clifton and Ramsey on Sunday, December 15.


Snowflake Social
Snowflake Social at the Cherry Hill Mall

Where: Cherry Hill Mall – 12/15/2019: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Snowflake Social at the Cherry Hill Mall! Rudolph welcomes his "besties" with surprise guest performances! Meet & greet with your favorite movie characters.


Elvis the Elf
Ron Albanese as "Elvis the Elf" in Downtown Chester

Where: Downtown Chester – 12/15/2019 - 12/22/2019: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: See Ron Albanese as "Elvis the Elf" in Downtown Chester. Bring the kids for a great "Selfie" with Santa's Favorite Singing Elf - ELVIS! In Downtown Chester.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites


Holiday Hackathon
Code Ninjas Hillsborough Holiday Hackathon

Where: Code Ninjas of Hillsborough – 12/15/2019: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Enter the Code Ninjas Hillsborough Holiday Hackathon! Must have prior Scratch coding experience and be able to create a game unassisted to enter.


White Christmas
White Christmas – Movie and Sing Along

Where: Brook Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 2:00 pm
Details: White Christmas – Movie and Sing Along at Brook Arts Center. Gather your family and friends and experience this holiday classic on the big screen.


Alex Kalid
Holiday Family Jam with Alex and The Kaleidoscope

Where: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts/Arts Council of Princeton – 12/15/2019: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Details: Have fun at the Princeton Holiday Family Jam with Alex & The Kaleidoscope. Celebrate the season with local family favorite Alex & The Kaleidoscope!


Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's
Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's

Where: Di Paolo’s Italian Restaurant – 12/15/2019: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come have Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's! Each family will receive a complimentary 5x7 photo and a gift from Santa. $15 per child, $25 per adult.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites


Notre Dame de la Mer Parish
A Prelude to Christmas Christmas Concert

Where: St. Ann Church – 12/15/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Come enjoy A Prelude to Christmas. A Christmas Concert and Holy Nativity. Features The Notre Dame de la Mer Parish’s Adult Choir.


Christmas House Tour
Cheery Cherry House Christmas Tour

Where: Emlen Physick Estate – 12/16/2019 - 12/19/2019: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: The Cheery Cherry House Christmas Tour boasts more than a dozen beautifully decorated rooms. All throughout this 167-year-old, privately-owned home


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Holiday Dreams Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/28/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Dreams Tickets


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/29/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Michael Carbonaro Live!

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/29/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Carbonaro Live!


Michael Carbonaro Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/29/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Carbonaro Tickets


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/30/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Human Nature

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 12/30/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Human Nature


Salute to Vienna
Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/31/2019: 5:00 pm
Details: Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert. Now an American Tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming…


The Rave-Ons: Rockin’ Eve

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 12/31/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: December 31 at 5:00pm and 8:00pm; $39.50 The Rave-Ons return to the Surflight Theater this New Year's Eve with a mix of songs from Buddy…


Manhattan Comedy Night

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Manhattan Comedy Night


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Romeo and Juliet

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 01/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Romeo and Juliet


NJSO's Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 01/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO's Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet


Drop in and Dance Sundays - January-May

Where: 403 Broad St – 01/05/2020: 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…


Dance and Movement

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 01/06/2020: All Day
Details: Dance and Movement


Tae Kwon Do (January) Family

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 01/07/2020: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (January) Family


NJSO Presents - Mozart's Don Giovanni

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Presents - Mozart's Don Giovanni


Passport to Dance

Where: 403 Broad St – 01/10/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Each month we will mot only explore a different style of dance, we will learn some common steps and then as a group create our…


Capitol Steps

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Capitol Steps


Goodnight Nobody

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 01/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Goodnight Nobody


It's Only A Play

Where: Studio Playhouse – 01/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Its the opening night of the play The Golden Egg on Broadway, and the wealthy producer is throwing a lavish party in her Manhattan townhouse.…


Mr. Pennygaff
Mr. Pennygaff's Sideshow Cirkus Spectacular

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/11/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Mr. Pennygaff's Sideshow Cirkus Spectacular Milk & Cookies! Mr. Pennygaff takes you on a tour of American popular entertainment. Juggling, feats of daring.


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