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Comedy Events in New Jersey



Concerts in New Jersey


Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties

Where: House Of Independents – 12/15/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties


Laura Stevenson

Where: Monty Hall – 12/15/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Laura Stevenson puts her incredible song-writing on display at Monty Hall in Jersey City on December 15th. Adult Mom opens in rare solo form


Martina McBride

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 12/15/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Martina McBride


Holiday Express

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 12/16/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Express


Holiday Express

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 12/17/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Express


Gerard Esposito

Where: Aqua Blu Kitchen and Cocktails – 12/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wine & Dine Wednesdays 1/2 off bottles of wine & pasta specials


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: Vreeland Store – 12/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Acoustic Kootz Show!


Darlene Love

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 12/18/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Darlene Love


VIBES IN THE CITY OPEN MIC NIGHT

Where: Newark – 12/18/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vibes In The City Open Mic Night takes place every Wednesday at Larouge Restaurant & Lounge located 972 Broad St. Newark,NJ. Doors 9PM Showtime 9:30 Vibes…


Free Pool Party Wednesday Guestlist in Atlantic City

Where: Boardwalk Atlantic City – 12/18/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FREE Pool Party Guestlist Wednesdays Every Wednesday Night Please register on Eventbrite and you will be contacted to be placed on guestlist


Wednesday Guestlist at Anthem at Tropicana in Atlantic City

Where: Anthem – 12/18/2019: 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: REDUCED ADMISSION Discount entry when on Eventbrite Guestlist Every Wednesday Guestlist at Anthem at Tropicana must be 21+ dress code strictly enforced dresscode: no hats,…


The Kootz- Jeff Guenther

Where: Private Party – 12/19/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kootz private party, we can do yours too!


KARAOKE THURSDAYS

Where: LATIN FLAVORS RESTAURANT & LOUNGE – 12/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: LATIN FLAVORS RESTAURANT & LOUNGE  PRESENTS  KARAOKE THURSDAYS  FREE FREE FREE  DRINK SPECIALS ON THURSDAYS  $15 BEER BUCKETS CORONAS/ MODELO/ HEINIKEN  $15 HENNY PINA COLADA …


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: The Country Cottage Restaurant and Bar – 12/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Streetlight Manifesto

Where: Starland Ballroom – 12/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Streetlight Manifesto


Misbehaven Thursdays at Haven at Golden Nugget in Atlantic City

Where: Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget – 12/19/2019: 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Every Thursday Night at Haven at Golden Nugget Misbehaven Thursdays Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget1 Castle BoulevardAtlantic City, NJ 08401 Doors open 11pm to 4am…


A Christmas Carol The Musical presented by bergenPAC

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/20/2019: All Day
Details: Get in the spirit of the season and follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future in this classic story.…


Sherry Lynn- Bar None Band

Where: Kaminski’s Bar & Grill – 12/20/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Happy Hour at Kaminski's with the Bar None Band 5-9


Ginger Martini- Richie G - One Man Band

Where: Best Western Plus Fairfield Executive Inn – 12/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ginger Martini- Richie G - One Man Band


Jersey City Nutcracker 2019

Where: Nimbus Dance – 12/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nimbus Dance announces the ninth year of the company's annual holiday tradition: Jersey City Nutcracker. Jersey City Nutcracker tells the story of two children's urban…


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Christmas Eve
Enjoy Christmas Eve Dinner at Spigola's

Where: Spigola – 12/24/2019: 4:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve Dinner at Spigola's. They are serving a special dinner menu. The menu features Lobster Bisque, Buffalo Mozzarella Salad.


Golden Christmas decoration
Christmas Eve at The Chop House

Where: The Chop House – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: The Chop House is open for Christmas Eve dinner. They are serving dinner from 5:00 pm until 8:30 pm. They are closed on Christmas Day.


Merry Christmas
Christmas Eve Dinner at Faubourg

Where: Faubourg – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Faubourg is open for Christmas Eve. They will be serving a special three course menu. $75 per person, $35 for children 10 and under.


Christmas Eve Dinner at Rat's Join the Rat's team as we celebrate the holiday season on Christmas Eveand share our favorite holiday recipes. Our chefs will prepare their best holiday dishes while our bartenders blend their favorite holiday cocktails. Make your reservations and us this Christmas Eve. Please call Rat’s Restaurant at (609) 584-7800 for reservations.

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Christmas Eve Dinner at Rat's Join the Rat's team as we celebrate the holiday season on Christmas Eveand share our favorite holiday recipes. Our chefs…


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Christmas Eve Dinner at Restaurant Serenade

Where: Restaurant Serenade – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at Restaurant Serenade. The menu features harvest soup, crab cakes, scallops, organic salmon, filet mignon, lemon tart.


Christmas plates
Christmas Eve Dinner at The Ryland Inn

Where: The Ryland Inn – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Take the family to Christmas Eve Dinner at The Ryland Inn. Celebrate & enjoy a holiday menu! $79 for Adults, $30 for children 12 years and under.


merry christmas
Enjoy Christmas Eve Dinner at Larimar

Where: Larimar – 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas Eve Dinner at Larimar. Larimar Restaurant is offering two options for Christmas Eve. Enjoy a Seven Fishes Tasting or Four Course Pre Fixe.


Santa at Eiffel Tower
Christmas Eve Dinner at Madeleine's Petit Paris

Where: Madeleine’s Petit Paris – 12/24/2019: 5:30 pm
Details: Madeleine's Petit Paris is open for dinner on Christmas Eve. Seatings at 5:30 & 6:00 and 7 & 7:30. $70. per person. You can make a reservation by phone.


Christmas Eve at Beach Plum Farm

Where: Beach Plum Farm – 12/24/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Start a new tradition this season with a festive holiday farm-to-table dinner at Beach Plum Farm.  Begin your evening with a stroll among the twinkling…


Calandra’s Italian Market Christmas Catering
Calandra’s Italian Market Christmas Catering

Where: Calandra’s Italian Village – 12/25/2019: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Celebrating at home? Let Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli cater your Christmas dinner! Because their catering experts have put together a great menu!


Snowy Lantern
Christmas Day at Legal Seafood

Where: Legal Seafoods – 12/25/2019: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Legal Seafood is open on Christmas Day. And they're serving up yuletide cheer. Reservations are recommended and private dining rooms reserved in advance.


Christmas buffet menu
Christmas Day Buffet at Almond Tree Manor

Where: Almond Tree Manor – 12/25/2019: 11:00 am
Details: Almond Tree Manor is offering a Christmas Day buffet. The buffet includes salad bar, peel & eat shrimp, home baked bread, cheese display, fruit display.


merry christmas
Enjoy Christmas Day at Buca di Beppo

Where: Buca di Beppo – 12/25/2019: 11:00 am
Details: Enjoy Christmas Day at Buca di Beppo. Buca opens at 11 am on Christmas Day and has delicious Italian dishes ready to serve you and your guests!


Holiday ornament
Christmas Buffet at Nassau Inn

Where: Nassau Inn – 12/25/2019: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Enjoy your Christmas at Nassau Inn. Christmas Buffet Seatings at 11:30am, 1:30 and 4pm. The buffet features Tomato Basil Bisque, Baked Salmon.


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Christmas at Lambertville Station

Where: Lambertville Station – 12/25/2019: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas at Lambertville Station. Offering an a la cart menu and buffet on Christmas Day. Their menu features holiday turkey, filet mignon, and more.


Christmas at The Manor
Christmas at The Manor

Where: The Manor – 12/25/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Christmas at The Manor. The Manor’s Christmas Day Family Dinner Buffet features a lavish array of items specially-prepared for the celebration.


NJ Christmas Eve
Christmas Day Dinner at Highlawn

Where: Highlawn Pavilion – 12/25/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: Highlawn is open for dinner on Christmas Day. The menu features Smoked Corn and Shrimp Bisque, Wild Salmon Tartare, Classic Jumbo Shrimp


Mohawk House
Enjoy Christmas Day at Mohawk House

Where: Mohawk House – 12/25/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: Mohawk House is open Every Holiday! Take the famiy out for dinner. They are open for your Christmas Dinner! Enjoy Christmas Day at Mohawk House.


Christmas in New Jersey
Christmas Buffet at Cafe Madison

Where: Cafe Madison – 12/25/2019: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Enjoy the Christmas Buffet at Cafe Madison. One of the top fine dining restaurants in southwest New Jersey. Enjoy well prepared, creative food.


Christmas Buffet Dinner
Christmas Dinner in The Ballroom

Where: Congress Hall – 12/25/2019: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Leave the cooking to Congress Hall. A beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


happy new year
New Year's Eve Dinner at Arturo's Restaurant

Where: Arturo’s Restaurant – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Arturo's Restaurant. Open for New Years Eve! Seatings are: 4:00, 4:30,5:00, 5:30, 6:30, 7:00, 8:00, 8:30,9:00, and 9:15.


New Year's Eve Dinner at The Ryland Inn
New Year's Eve Dinner at The Ryland Inn

Where: The Ryland Inn – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at The Ryland Inn. Ring in 2020 & enjoy a holiday menu! $99 Per Person. For Reservations Call: 908-534-4011.


Fireworks from The Battleship
New Year's Fireworks from The Battleship

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Watch New Year's Fireworks from The Battleship New Jersey! Guests can watch the 6 pm or Midnight SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront.


Happy New Year
New Year's Eve Dinner at Cenzino

Where: Cenzino – 12/31/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Cenzino. Join in for an amazing New Year's Eve celebration! Two Seating Times: 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm - $125 per person


Frenchtown Inn
New Year's Eve Dinner at the Frenchtown Inn

Where: The Frenchtown Inn – 12/31/2019: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at the Frenchtown Inn. New Years Eve Menu—Will include One Choice of Six Appetizers, One Choice of Six Entrees.


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New Year's Eve Overnight on The Battleship

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 12/31/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Families can spend the First Night of 2020 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Their award-winning overnight program will be available for families.


New Years Eve Fireworks in New Brunswick!
New Years Eve Fireworks in New Brunswick!

Where: Monument Square Park – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 11:30 pm - 12:30 am
Details: New Years Eve Fireworks in New Brunswick! Grab a hot cocoa, bundle up and grab your spot at the annual Fireworks Display over Monument Square Park.


Story Time Boogie

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 01/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


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.


Disney On Ice Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 01/16/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice Parking


Disney On Ice Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 01/18/2020: 11:01 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice Parking


Mariel’s Melodies
Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 01/20/2020: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Details: Come see Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre. Enjoy some musical afternoon fun for the kids on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Evil Expo 2020

Where: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States – 01/24/2020: All Day
Details: DATE AND TIME Fri, Jan 24, 2020, 3:00 PM – Sun, Jan 26, 2020, 6:00 PM EST Add to Calendar LOCATION Radisson Hotel Piscataway-Somerset 21…


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 02/05/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Night To Shine Prom
Night To Shine Prom hosted by Liquid Church

Where: Liquid Church – Morris County – 02/06/2020 - 02/07/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Night To Shine Prom hosted by Liquid Church. An unforgettable prom night experience designed especially for teens and adults 14+ with special needs.


Star Wars concert
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert performed by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga,…


Poetry Out Loud
Poetry Out Loud at Appel Farm

Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center – 02/20/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Appel Farm hosts the New Jersey Region 2 Competition of Poetry Out Loud. Contestants will present their poetry in the intimate Clare Rostan Appel Theatre.


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 03/04/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


PuchiCon
PuchiCon

Where: Embassy Suites Secaucus – 03/07/2020 - 03/08/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come vend & attend PuchiCon March 7th- March 8th! Yep, you heard it right, they are now a 2 day con! There will be fun for all ages.


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Unmasked - The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 01/30/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Unmasked - The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Exquisite! A joyous celebration of storytelling.” —The New York TimesDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz,…


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.” —Daily News Don’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime,…


The Color Purple

Where: 15 Livingston Avenue – 01/31/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.”  —Daily NewsDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The…


Romeo & Juliet

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Romeo & Juliet


Romeo and Juliet

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Romeo and Juliet


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


The Color Purple

Where: 15 Livingston Avenue – 02/01/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.”  —Daily NewsDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The…


Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/01/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/01/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


Viva Momix

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Viva Momix


Adelphi Chamber Ensemble

Where: Mahwah Public Library – 02/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Teaneck Public Library. Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Mahwah Public Library.


Champions Of Magic

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 02/02/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Champions Of Magic


Tae Kwon Do (February)

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 02/04/2020: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (February)


DaVinci and Michelangelo: The Titans Experience

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/04/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DaVinci and Michelangelo: The Titans Experience


Emanuel Ax

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 02/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Emanuel Ax


9 to 5 - The Musical

Where: The Levoy – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 9 to 5 - The Musical


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married next week. To pass the time, they conspire with Don Pedro to set a "lover's trap"…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


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