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Upcoming Events

Thu May 23

New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents - Hammond Groovers (Italy) featuring Jerry Weldon

Jerry, a “musician’s musician,” who is also a first class showman in the truest sense of the word, blows his horn with his entire body and delights audiences with his...

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Mon May 27

"Memorial Day Parade"

The Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley invites everyone to join them for the annual joint Memorial Day parade between New Brunswick and Highland Park. New Brunswick Brass Band will...

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Tue May 28

New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents - Emerging Artists & Open Session - Jared Clifton Band

Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday, Jared Clifton leads the band and...

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Wed May 29

New Brunswick Jazz Project – Presents Nat Adderly, Jr. Trio

Pianist, Music Director, and Arranger for 8 time Grammy winner Luther Vandross. Nat Adderley Jr. is a tremendous entertainer & pianist with music in his blood. He began playing and...

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Wed May 29

Happy Together Tour 2019

Starring The Turtles (“Happy Together,” “Eleanore”) Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night (“Joy to the World,” “One”) Gary Puckett & The Union Gap ("Lady Willpower,” “Over You”) The Buckinghams ("Kind of a...

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Thu May 30

New Brunswick Jazz Project – Presents Alexis Morrast Quartet

Alexis Morrast is a 17-year-old musical phenomenon. She’s a two-time winner of Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY and has already performed with top-flight musicians on stages...

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Sat Jun 1

44th Annual Hungarian Festival

Come and join us for a wonderful day of great food, song, and dance at the 44th Annual Hungarian Festival. Enjoy fine Hungarian cuisine, listen to Hungarian folk songs...

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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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