Have a Night on the Town
Catch a show or dance the night away
Newark offers the perfect get-away if you’re looking for a night out. Whether you want to dance and party or sit back and enjoy a performance, you can find it here.
1At the Theatre
New Jersey Performing Arts Center has been drawing in crowds for the past 20 years, but hosting well-known acts is only a part of what it offers. Many educational programs and free events are hosted throughout the year so that the local community as well as visitors can enjoy this beautiful venue. You can watch a concert from the comfort of an auditorium seat or have a night under the stars during one of the center’s outdoor performances.
Address: 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102
Built by the Shriners in 1925, Newark Symphony Hall is the oldest entertainment venue in New Jersey. Performers such as Patti LaBelle, Richard Pryor, Sinbad, Gladys Knight, and the Temptations have graced the stage of this historic building. Attend a performance or just take tour of this beautiful building. The massive columns on the outside and the sculpted marble inside are sure to impress.
Address: 1020 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102
2In the Club
QXT’s Night Club hosts an alternative music dance party every Friday and Saturday night. Offering a wide variety of music as well as several themed rooms (each with their own bar), everyone can find an atmosphere they feel most comfortable to hang loose. Drink specials, karaoke, and open-mic nights are other options you can partake in, if dancing isn’t your thing.
Address: 248 Mulberry St, Newark, NJ 07102
The historic Ironbound district of Newark is where you must go if you’re looking for diverse culture and food. The Rio Lounge is a Brazilian, Latin, and American music hotspot which also serves tapas, so you don’t have to choose between eating and dancing. Grab something to eat, enjoy a drink at the sleek, modern bar and Samba with your friends all at the same place!
Address: 618 Market St, Newark, NJ 07105