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Upcoming Events

Jul 22 to Oct 14

Hub City Sounds

Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family-welcoming Performing, Visual, and Culinary Arts festival series with events for all tastes! Also, come enjoy the Kid Zones featuring: a Moon...

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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 Baroque,...

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Sep 20 to Sep 27

Visual Arts Contest & Exhibition

The New Brunswick Free Public Library proudly presents its first visual arts contest and exhibition, accompanied by free visual art workshops. The library invites participants to submit photos, drawings, and...

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Sat Sep 29

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

See Alan Cumming in his State Theatre debut with a new show featuring a set list that is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Alan himself! Legal Immigrant, a collection of...

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Sun Sep 30

38th Raritan River Festival

Enjoy a celebration of our local environment and community featuring live music, food, vendors, the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, activities for children, cardboard canoe races and much more. The...

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Wed Oct 3

Fossils and Dinosaurs Late Night at the Museum

Take a step back in time to discover the different types of dinosaurs and other creatures that inhabited Earth during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras! Demonstrations, arts and crafts and...

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Thu Oct 4

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood - The Scared Scriptless Tour

Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Known by...

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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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