Keep It Mild or Go Wild
Keep It Mild or Go Wild

Things to Do in Newark

From the largest collection of cherry blossoms in the nation, to one of the country's highest grossing arena's, from Shaquille O'Neal's supersized cinema to the largest collection of Tibetan Art outside of southeast Asia - pro sportsfine arts, urban retail and outdoor adventure, there are always things to do in Newark. Take in a concert, live entertainment or see our Newark attractions. Sports fans can get in the game as action-packed matches, showdowns and expositions keep spectators on their feet. 

Looking for family fun things to do in Newark or activities by the waterfront? Look no further, Newark’s got it going on. Check out our events calendar for the latest happenings or dive deep into all there is to do around town. Sounds of Summer is here and includes a list of live music events all summer long! Bargain hunting? Check out our Fabulously Free and Inexpensive Guide to Newark and find free things to do and free events around town.

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Military Park

Explore | Fun and Free in Newark

Explore | Fun and Free in Newark

From sporting events to arts and entertainment, there’s something exciting to do in Newark every day. While the cost of entry is usually gentler than you’ll find for similar experiences in Manhattan or Brooklyn, it’s still going to cost you some bucks for tickets. more

From sporting events to arts and entertainment, there’s something exciting to do in Newark every day. While the cost of entry is usually gentler than... more

Gallery Aferro

Way More Than a Gallery | Aferro

Way More Than a Gallery | Aferro

Someone who knows (and loves) artists or musicians can decode from conversation, and writings such as biographies or resumes, the shape of a scene over decades. more

Someone who knows (and loves) artists or musicians can decode from conversation, and writings such as biographies or resumes, the shape of a scene... more

Jesse Allen Skate Park

Kid-Friendly | Activity Guide

Kid-Friendly | Activity Guide

Kids feeling Krabby? They might be experiencing a mild case of Pokémon obsession (along with the rest of the world). Here at Newark Happening, we suggest using the craze to your advantage. Since most minors are already looking for a reason to head outdoors in their quest to catch ‘em all, why not take the family on a joy-filled jaunt to Newark? more

Kids feeling Krabby? They might be experiencing a mild case of Pokémon obsession (along with the rest of the world). Here at Newark Happening, we... more