Getting Here

All roads lead to NJPAC. We’re 10 miles from NYC and 10 minutes from Newark Penn Station. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to get here (and how much you’ll want to stay).

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
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NJPAC Center for Arts Education

24 Rector Street
Newark, NJ 07102
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garden state parkway north

  • take garden state parkway north to exit 140
  • merge on us-22 east
  • keep right at the fork to continue toward nj-21 north
  • keep left at the fork and merge onto nj-21 north
  • turn left onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

garden state parkway south

  • take garden state parkway south to exit 145 toward I-280/the oranges/newark
  • turn left toward I-280 east
  • keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-280 east and merge onto I-280 east
  • take exit 15
  • merge on nj-21 south toward downtown/ironbound
  • turn right onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

new jersey turnpike north

  • take nj turnpike north to exit 13a newark airport/elizabeth seaport
  • stay left after paying the toll and merge onto nj-81 north
  • merge onto us 1-9 north
  • keep left at the fork to continue toward nj-21 north
  • keep right at the fork and merge onto nj-21 north
  • continue on nj-21 north
  • turn left onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

new jersey turnpike south

  • take nj turnpike south to exit 15w for I-280 toward newark/kearney
  • keep left at the fork and merge onto I-280 west
  • take I-280 west to exit 15a-15b toward nj-21 north/belleville/nj-21 south/newark/downtown/ironbound
  • keep left at the fork to continue toward nj-21 south
  • keep left at the fork and merge onto nj-21 south
  • turn right onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

1-280 east

  • take I-280 east to exit 15
  • merge on nj-21 south toward downtown/ironbound
  • turn right onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

1-280 west

  • take I-280 west to exit 15a-15b toward nj-21 north/belleville/nj-21 south/newark/downtown/ironbound
  • keep left at the fork to continue toward nj-21 south
  • keep left at the fork and merge onto nj-21 south
  • turn right onto center street
  • njpac is on your right

where to park

  • njpac parking lots A and C: 1 center street, newark, new jersey 07102
  • military park garage: 633 broad street, newark, new jersey 07102
    • (directly across the street from njpac)

parking tips

  • street parking is limited. plan ahead!
  • save $2 when you book in advance (up to the day before your event)
  • or use parking garage self-service pay stations
  • rates $11 – $28

njpac member parking tips

$125 level & above:

  • exclusive parking reservations in lot A or military park garage for all performances

$650 level & above:

  • exclusive parking reservations in lot A or military park garage for all performances
  • $5 discount on day-of parking for all performances

$1250 level and above:

  • exclusive parking reservations in lot A or military park garage for all performances
  • $5 discount on day-of parking for all performances
  • one complimentary vip parking space for a single performance

how to use your $5 parking discount:

  • when you arrive at the parking facility, scan your membership card at the entry gate ticket machine.
  • don’t press “push for ticket” button!
  • after your event but before you go back to your car, use the self-service pay station to complete your payment.
  • discount applies to day-of parking only, not advance parking.

newark penn station

  • Take these trains to newark penn station:
    • nj transit northeast corridor
    • nj transit north jersey coast
    • nj transit raritan valley
    • amtrak northeast regional
    • path train
  • walking directions (10 minute walk)
    • exit newark penn station via raymond plaza west
    • walk to your right towards raymond blvd
    • make a left onto raymond blvd
    • walk two blocks to mulberry street
    • turn right onto mulberry street and walk to the end of the street
    • njpac will be directly in front of you
  • taxis available (5 minute drive)
  • newark light rail (5 minute ride)
    • light rail service runs about every 10 minutes in the evening and every 15 – 20 minutes late night and on weekends
    • the station entrance is inside newark penn station, on the street level, next to mcdonald’s
    • buy tickets for $1.35 one-way at the ticket vending machine or use your weekly/monthly nj transit pass for a free transfer
    • board the the broad street station line on platform 2 (on your left as you come down the stairs)
    • exit at the first stop (njpac/center street)
    • carefully cross the tracks and walk up the celebrity walk of fame to njpac

newark broad street station

  • take these trains to newark broad street station:
    • nj transit montclair-boonton
    • nj transit hackettstown
    • nj transit gladstone
  • walking directions (13 minute walk)
    • head southeast on broad street towards downtown newark
    • turn slightly left onto park place/center street
    • njpac will be on your left
  • newark light rail (9 minute ride)
    • light rail service runs about every 10 minutes in the evening and every 15 – 20 minutes late night and on weekends
    • buy tickets for $1.35 one-way at the ticket vending machine or use your weekly/monthly nj transit pass for a free transfer
    • board the the broad street station line
    • exit at the second stop (njpac/center street)
    • carefully cross the tracks and walk up the celebrity walk of fame to njpac