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:


Books on the Move 2018 - 2019

Apr 28 - Jun 5 , 2019
Arts Education

Jazz in the Stacks

NJPAC’s Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens offers music students from diverse communities mentoring and instruction by leading jazz artists. The ensemble is proud to perform at local Newark Public libraries as part of the Jazz in the Stacks series!

May 1 , 2019

Bethany Jazz Vespers: Vanessa Rubin with the Don Braden Organix Group

The Bethany Jazz Vespers series presents this FREE concert featuring vocalist Vanessa Rubin, recently classified as one of the music world’s “Diva Nouvelles” by Essence magazine, and saxophonist Don Braden, whose playing has been described as “brilliant and assured” by The New York Times.

May 4 , 2019

Jazz Jam Sessions

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

May 16 - Jun 20 , 2019