GNCVB Red Carpet Sale!

9AM – 5PM • Monday, 8.26

35 years of the VMAs.
35% off Newark merch at the Visitors Center! *


Discount applies to Newark Happening merchandise only.*

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Your Go-To Guide: Red Carpet to Newark

GETTING AROUND

Keep in mind parking and traffic may be tight, so driving isn’t recommended unless you’re being dropped off. Your group should consider rideshare; really feeling the occasion? Call a Lyft / Uber Black or Black XL for your group.

LATE NIGHT EATS & DRINKS

DUTCH'S LOUNGE

Enjoy comfort food and tantalizing dishes to inspire your palate. Tucked on the ground floor of the TRYP by Wyndham Newark, the  Dutch’s Lounge & Restaurant serves up modern comfort food in a sleek setting.

REDD'S BIERGARTEN

Happening German beer garden offering a wide range of traditional fare & beer in an expansive space. Redd's Biergarten has a distinctive urban flare with multiple bars, flat screen televisions, and long communal tables.

MANU'S SUSHI LOUNGE

Manu's delicately fuses a traditional Mediterranean fare with a Japanese base.  The result is a distinguished menu of sultry dishes serving up an eager appetite.  From vegetarian to our delicious tapas, Manu's Sushi Lounge offers a mixture of cuisines to satisfy the palate of every customer.  Imported wines, sake, and beer will bring out the flavor of your chosen dishes. 

SAGRES  BAR AND GRILL

Look no further for great cuisine with an ambiance that is surely to please. Choose from traditional Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian and American dishes and pair them with a satisfying glass of the best sangria, whether it be tropical, champagne or classic red sangria. 

JIMENEZ TOBACCO

Established in 1903, the Jimenez family has delivered the finest cigar experience for over 100 years. Indulge at the Liberty St. lounge; a swanky speakeasy — boasting of aromatics, prohibition — style cocktails, live sultry performances, and a lovely local crowd.  Enter through the back door -  The password is Jimenez.


 

Check out Newark Streets: a quick guide through Newark! Learn of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, events, and even shopping by browsing photo maps.

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AFTER THE SHOW THERE'S THE...

Sunday Brunch x Monday Watch Party x After Party | A portion of all proceeds will be donated to Newark Gay Pride. *Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. I.D. required. | GET TICKETS

Newark Times VIP Experience

1more After Party

Essentially two events happening at the same time. Both the Main After Party Event, taking place at the gorgeous Dutch's Lounge inside The Tryp By Wyndham Hotel, & the VIP Penthouse Experience, at the Penthouse Floor of the historic Robert Treat Hotel, are both a few blocks away from The MTV Video Music Awards | GET TICKETS


STOP BY THE VISITORS CENTER...

Stop in at our Visitors Center and find a wealth of information, including all of the latest happenings.

Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau
58 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: (973) 735-2135 
ask@newarkhappening.com

Visitor Center Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
 

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