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Upcoming Events

Mar 19 to Sep 19

Delivery service, takeout, and curb-side pickup options

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Mon Jun 22

King Crimson - POSTPONED

POSTPONED Led by longtime bandleader and guitarist Robert Fripp, King Crimson, the godfathers of progressive rock, make their State Theatre New Jersey debut! Celebrating over 50 years of enduring music,...

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Sat Aug 29

Golden Oldies Spectacular

The Golden Oldies return to the State Theatre for the annual spring concert event of the year! Featuring Jay and the Americans ("Come a Little Bit Closer, "Cara, Mia," "She...

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Tue Sep 15

Straight No Chaser

The acclaimed a cappella group Straight No Chaser returns to the State Theatre in 2020 with their Open Bar Tour! If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an...

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Thu Oct 1

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Program: Bach to Bowie featuring Bach 25 and StarDust “Hailed as two of the greatest virtuosos ever to emerge from Ailey land—Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson.” —The New York Times...

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Sat Oct 3

The Fab Faux

See The Fab Faux live in concert at the State Theatre this fall! This year the group performs the album Meet The Beatles in its entirety ("I Want to Hold Your Hand,"...

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Sat Oct 10

New Brunswick 4th Annual Oktoberfest - Pending

ATTENTION! We are currently watching social distancing standards to determine if this event will take place. Oktoberfest is a fall celebration of music, food and community held in the New...

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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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Rich in Our Country's History

Before becoming the father of our country, George Washington walked the streets of New Brunswick and performed one of the country's most historical events. He ...

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Welcome to Big Ten Country

Experience the thrill of intercollegiate athletics at its highest level by catching an exciting home game at Rutgers University. The Scarlet Knights are a member ...

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