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Upcoming Events

Oct 25 to Oct 28

3 Days14 Hrs.19 Min.26 Sec.

14th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

4 Days of Jazz in New Brunswick Each year since 2004, thousands of music lovers from throughout the tri-state and beyond flock to the Hub City to attend...

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Sun Oct 21

Magic of Bill Blagg Live!

"Unbelievable!" –USA Today"Absolutely Incredible!" –Chicago Tribune The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! comes to State Theatre New Jersey for one show only! Critics and audiences alike rave about Blagg’s interactive magic...

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Mon Oct 22

Mandy Harvey

Join us for a free concert featuring Mandy Harvey from America's Got Talent! Mandy Harvey is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and inspirational speaker who lost her residual hearing at the...

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Sep 26 to Nov 7

Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series

September 26th - Join Lewis Baratz & Kevin Devine for a noontime concert featuring recorder, harpsichord, and hurdy-gurdy.  The duo performs an unusual program sampling music of the French...

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Wed Oct 24

7th Annual Nigh of Comedy Fundraiser - New Brunswick Tomorrow

New Brunswick Tomorrow presents its 7th Annual Night of Comedy Fundraiser! Featuring comedians Joe Matarese (America’s Got Talent, The Late Show With David Letterman), Missy Grynkiewicz Hall (“Road Spill” on...

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Thu Oct 25

14th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival - The James White Band

The festival kicks off Thursday night with a warm-up event at Delta’s Restaurant on Dennis Street featuring the extraordinary jazz and R&B saxophonist, James White and his band. ...

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Fri Oct 26

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us for the ultimate audience participation film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, and of course, Meat Loaf! Receive a FREE goodie bag of...

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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

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 following ...

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