Free Events

If you’re seeking great entertainment or an enriching program at zero cost, you’ve clicked to the right place. These events are open to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit each site for information on how to reserve free tickets (if required for admission).

Here is a list of upcoming NJPAC freebies:


Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: Lords of the Underground

A new season of Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City, NJPAC’s free outdoor music series in Chambers Plaza, presents an evening of chart-topping rap with Lords of the Underground.

Aug 29 , 2019

Pearls of Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation Series

An inter-generational conversation series that brings together students and seniors to discuss today’s pressing issues surrounding the arts, culture and activism.

Sep 10 , 2019 - Jun 9 , 2020

Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its fifth season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown.

Sep 19 , 2019 - Jun 18 , 2020