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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!

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

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Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar and Lounge

Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar and Lounge

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Newark-Essex Pride

Newark-Essex Pride

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Glen Ridge Country Club

Glen Ridge Country Club

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Another Man’s Treasure Vintage Store

Another Man’s Treasure Vintage Store

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AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20

AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20

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Weston Museum

Weston Museum

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South Orange Performing Arts Center

South Orange Performing Arts Center

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Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar and Lounge

Mompou Tapas, Wine Bar and Lounge

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Great Falls of the Passaic River

Great Falls of the Passaic River

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Jersey Gardens

Jersey Gardens

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Pole Position Raceway

Pole Position Raceway

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Spirit of New Jersey

Spirit of New Jersey

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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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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

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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Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport

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DirecTV

DirecTV

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