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Things To Do in Newark, NJ

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Great Falls of the Passaic River

Great Falls of the Passaic River

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Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

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West Orange Street Fair

West Orange Street Fair

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Bayonne Golf Club

Bayonne Golf Club

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Branch Brook Roller Skating Center

Branch Brook Roller Skating Center

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CityPlex 12

CityPlex 12

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Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center

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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

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Hell’s Kitchen Lounge

Hell’s Kitchen Lounge

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Stephen R. Gregg-Bayonne County Park

Stephen R. Gregg-Bayonne County Park

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Jersey Gardens

Jersey Gardens

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Pole Position Raceway

Pole Position Raceway

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Newark Tours

Newark Tours

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Local Resources in Newark, NJ

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Essex County College

Essex County College

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City of Newark New Jersey

City of Newark New Jersey

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Children's Hospital at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Children's Hospital at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

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WABC-TV

WABC-TV

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The Star-Ledger

The Star-Ledger

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New Jersey Transit

New Jersey Transit

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Sprint

Sprint

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