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Upcoming Events

New Brunswick\'s Winter Wonderland

Dec 1 to Dec 31

Enjoy New Brunswick's Winter Wonderland for the Holidays

New Brunswick City Center is YOUR Host for the Holidays! Starting with the annual Tree Lighting at Monument Square Park on Friday, December 1st, and every day until the New...

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Sep 23 to Dec 16

George Street Playhouse - TWEENS MUSICAL THEATRE CLASSES (Ages 9-15)

Does your child love to sing, dance, and act? This class is for them! Learn vocal techniques and acting skills when building your stamina with Broadway-style dancing. This class is...

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Sat Dec 2

Peppa's Sing-A-Long Party

Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig are throwing a Sing-Along Party and you are invited! In this new show you can join in the fun as Peppa and friends teach...

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Sun Dec 3

Mercado Esperanza Holiday Market & Christmas Tree Lighting

Mercado Esperanza Holiday Market & Christmas Tree Lighting Local food and craft vendors. Live music and dance. Fun for the whole family. ...

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Sun Dec 3

35th Annual Festival of Trees - Opening Reception

Mark you calendars for the Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation's 35th Annual Festival of Trees Opening Reception on December 3, 2-4 pm (@300 Somerset St.), with special Holiday musical...

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Sep 25 to Dec 11

ADULT ACTING CLASS I "Improv & The Actor’s Toolbox"

Looking to explore your passion for acting as a beginner? Join our adult acting class at George Street Playhouse! Our classes are designed to help adults with little to no...

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Wed Dec 6


Celebrate the holidays with the entire family at The Illusionists–Magic of the Holidays, a mind-blowing showcase featuring jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth. The Illusionists has shattered...

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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

Raritan River New Brunswick

You've heard the hype, but now experience the reality - New Jersey's 130 miles of coastline, from Sandy Hook to Cape May offers a multitude ...

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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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2023/2024 – Rutgers, Here We Come!

Rutgers Visitor Guide

Get ready for an exciting year at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the largest campus of Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyThe 2023/24 Rutgers Visitors Guide ...

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