There’s always something special going on at NJPAC! Explore our festivals, themed series, and subscription opportunities below. You’ll find so much to do—and lots of it is absolutely free. We hope to see you soon!
Series & Festivals
The 11th annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival presents dozens of free and ticketed events!
The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark’s Downtown Arts District.
Join us for Philip Roth Unbound, a weekend-long festival that will celebrate, challenge and explore the life, legacy and work of novelist and Newark-native Philip Roth.
Our famous FREE outdoor concert series brings residents together every week in Chambers Plaza.
ArtsXChange is an innovative collaboration between NJPAC and Newark neighborhoods to spotlight local talent, and nurture the creativity of residents.
Take a deep dive into the life and artistry of icons from Ella Fitzgerald to Dave Brubeck and George Clinton in this unique online series…
An inter-generational conversation series that brings together students and seniors to discuss today’s pressing issues surrounding the arts, culture and activism.
NJPAC invites you to join us on a journey into the heart of some of the most beloved works by composers from Stravinsky to Chopin…
Listen to some of today’s most compelling artists tell the tales of how their greatest albums were made, or how the iconic players of the…
Join us every Tuesday at 6PM on Instagram Live to have an in-depth conversation with the young innovators of this city’s tight-knit community.
A series of family-friendly free readings of Nighttime Symphony written by Christopher Myers or Chato’s Kitchen written by Gary Soto and illustrated by Susan Guevara.
Celebrate jazz at this free community event series presented in collaboration with Ahavas Sholom, the Jewish Museum of New Jersey.
The more you see, the more you save! Choose 3 or more performances and save 15%.
Imagine your all-time favorite movies up on our big screen, accompanied by a live orchestra bringing the score to life.