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Upcoming Events

Jul 14 to Jul 28

20 Days2 Hrs.13 Min.56 Sec.

A Taste of Foodie Heaven

New Brunswick Restaurant Week 2018  New Brunswick City Center restaurants are as diverse as they are exceptional and now you have the perfect excuse to get out of...

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Jun 8 to Aug 31

Summer Afternoons in Kilmer Park

Live musical performances at lunchtime. Grab some friends or co-workers, and pick up lunch at your your favorite establishment and head on over to Kilmer Square Park to enjoy live...

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Sat Jun 30

Children's Author and Illustrator - Eric Velasquez

Meet author and illustrator Eric Velasquez, winner of the Pura Belpré award for his book Meet author Grandma's Gift!    Text CULTURE to 56512 to explore Independence Day Events in...

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Sat Jun 30

July 4 Celebrations Reception

Featuring musical, cultural, and dance performances, as well as refreshments. Text CULTURE to 56512 to explore Independence Day Events in New Brunswick, Piscataway and Highland Park....

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Sat Jun 30

Funny As A Mutha Comedy Series - Headlined By Michael Blackson

hosted by Tami Roman featuring MeMe Simpson Rashaun Reese Majah Hype Toya Turnup Please note: This performance contains adult language. ...

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Sat Jun 30

The Pop Ups - Autism-Friendly Relaxed Performance

Get ready for the Pop Ups! Two-Time Grammy® nominees for Best Children’s Album, this dynamic duo are bringing their rock and roll puppet musical fun to the State Theatre. Kids...

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Mon Jul 2

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks

Featuring live music, food vendors and a reenactment of the Reading of the Declaration of Independence. Text CULTURE to 56512 to explore Independence Day Events in New Brunswick, Piscataway and...

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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.

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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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