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Upcoming Events

Mon Feb 19

State Theatre - Family Day

Enjoy a full day of fun at State Theatre's Family Day festival, featuring performances, workshops, and hands-on activities - many of them free - plus costumed characters, face painting, balloon...

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Mon Feb 19

Mr. Poppers Penguins

Direct from a Smash-hit, New York and London West End Season!Painter and decorator by day, Mr. Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day...

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Thu Feb 22

Mnozil Brass

This Septet from Vienna is Probably the Most Unique Brass Ensemble Ever!With their musical virtuosity mixed with their own special kind of comedy, the only way to describe Mnozil Brass...

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Fri Feb 23


The year 2017 marks the 47th anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite and Grammy Award-winning band, America, as well as a tour stop at State Theatre New Jersey! Founding members,...

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Tue Feb 27

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut...

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Mar 3 to Mar 3

Golden Oldies Specacular

Brooklyn Bridge: originally a combination of The Crests and The Del-Satins, hits you will hear include \"The Worst That Could Happen,\" \"Welcome Me Love,\" Blessed is the Rain,\" \"You\'ll Never...

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Wed Mar 7

Ice Age Late Night

Visit us on Wednesday, March 7th, and chill with us and learn about mastodons, saber tooth cats, and the many other creatures that roamed this planet during the Ice Age!Demonstrations,...

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World Class Live Entertainment

City Center's Theatre District is NJ's premier destination for performing arts and entertainment. Over 350,000/yr. from the tri-state area attend outstanding events featuring international orchestras, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, pop concerts, and more.

Flourishing Arts & Culture

Start your journey by appreciating world-class art and exhibits at some of our impressive museums and galleries. Engage in global art through workshops, classes, and gallery talks at some of the largest and most distinguished cultural venues.

Paint the Town Scarlet Red

Founded before the nation, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a proud member of the Association of American Universities, a Big Ten school, and the flagship of The State University of New Jersey. These are exciting times at Rutgers and we look forward to sharing them with all.

A Sensational Selection

City Center is home to over 50 restaurants and eateries that constitute a diverse mix of international cuisines and colorful ambiances to pair with all tastes. From fast casual to fine dining - familiar and delicious to complex and extraordinary, City Center chefs are constantly introducing new flavors into their menus.

Good People, Good Times

Take in a Rutgers game or hit a live music hot-spot. City Center's nightlife scene is as diverse & dynamic as the city itself. From dance clubs to comedy clubs and gastropubs to traditional Irish pubs you're guaranteed to have fun doing it your way. 

At the Heart of Healthcare

The state's premier "Healthcare City" is home to numerous world-renowned hospitals & research institutions, RU, and the world headquarters of J&J. Innovative medical technology and treatments discovered here are advancing healthcare on a global scale.

Discover New Brunswick

Central to Great Destinations

New Jersey has so much to offer from beaches to mountains, small towns and thriving urban centers, not to mention the Statue of Liberty, but ...

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Embracing Diversity

Experience diversity when you walk west from the City Center to the nearby Esperanza Neighborhood, home to New Brunswick's large Latino population. Support the many ...

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Rich in Our Country's History

In one of the nation's first public readings of The Declaration of Independence took place in New Brunswick on July 9, 1776, in the days ...

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