Nightlife in Fords

$39 for Date Night with Two Movie Tickets and $100 eGift Card ($124 Value*)

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$124 $39

The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience (October 28–30)

The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience

Monmouth Park Racetrack

More than 5,000 jack o’ lanterns line a quarter-mile path, illuminating the night with everything from superheroes to dinosaurs

$16 $13

The Juice Crew feat. Big Daddy Kane on Friday, December 30, at 8 p.m.

The Juice Crew feat. Big Daddy Kanem, Biz Markie & Kool G

Wellmont Theater

The Juice Crew collective reunites for an evening of hip-hop hits spanning from “Ain’t No Half-Steppin’” to “Just a Friend”

$36 $19.99

truTV's Impractical Jokers Live: Nitro Circus Spectacular

truTV's Impractical Jokers Live: Nitro Circus Spectacular

Prudential Center

The quartet behind the prank show Impractical Jokers take the stage for an evening of comedy and never-before-seen TV clips

$78.05 $39

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes (November 11—23)

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Make memories with the world-famous Rockettes, a production featuring the high-kicking dance troupe and other holiday showstoppers

$75.80 $45

A Holiday Tribute to Motown on Saturday, December 10, at 8 p.m.

A Holiday Tribute to Motown

Union County Performing Arts Center

A stunning, 30-song tribute celebrates the holidays with the music of Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops, the Supremes, and many more

$45 $22.50

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Matilda The Musical through November 20

"Matilda the Musical"

Shubert Theatre

A precocious young girl surrounded by verbally abusive adults finds her only joy in books—and wreaking havoc with her telekinesis

$88.50 $59

Beer Tasting with Growlers for Two or Four at Weyerbacher Brewing Company (Up to 38% Off)

Weyerbacher Brewing Company

Weyerbacher Brewing Company

Hang out in brewery’s casual Tap Room while sampling flagship beers such as Last Chance IPA, a West Coast–style IPA, or seasonal offerings.

$26 $16

Standup Comedy for Two, Three, or Four at Dangerfield’s Comedy Club

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

Comedy club hosts the cream of the gut-busting crop, with nationally recognized comedians taking the stage each night

$40 $5


Webster Hall

Webster Hall

$20 $13.75

Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 49% Off)

Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar

West Village

Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

$106.85 $59

Standup Comedy for Two, Four, or Six, Plus Tickets to Future Shows at New York Comedy Club (Up to 97% Off)

New York Comedy Club

New York Comedy Club

Every night hosts standup or themed events with up-and-coming comedians

$420 $15

"One Funny Mother" (Through January 7)

"One Funny Mother"

New World Stages

Comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and mother of three Dena Blizzard muses on the trials of motherhood and marriage in a one-woman show

$73 $35

"Avenue Q" (Through February 26)

"Avenue Q"

New World Stages

Mature musical follows a hybrid of puppets and humans as they look for love and purpose in New York City

$103.50 $45

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway (September 6–November 20)

"Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway

Broadway Theatre

The beloved Tony-winning musical tells the tale of a rustic Jewish village through songs such as “Matchmaker”

$88.50 $69

LOL Stand Up Comedy Times Square, August 1–November 30

LOL Times Square Comedy Club

LOL Times Square Comedy Club

Popular New York comedy club’s new location welcomes both local and nationally touring standup comedians

$15 $5

The Fab Faux Performing "Sgt. Pepper" on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 8 p.m.

The Fab Faux

Wellmont Theater

Acclaimed tribute act featuring “Conan”’s Jimmy Vivino play the Beatles’ classic Sgt. Pepper in honor of its 50th anniversary

$65.25 $25

"That Physics Show," September 10–December 18

"That Physics Show"

The Elektra Theatre

Professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo of Rutgers University wows audiences with eye-popping segments of scientific “magic”

$54 $29

"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge (Up to 52% Off)

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lounge

The show that TimeOut New York calls a “live-action Drunk History” always starts the same way: one cast member downs shots of whiskey

$73 $35

Standup Comedy Show for Two (Through December 11)

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

Comedy club welcomes local and nationally touring standup comedians to its stage

$40 $10

"90210: The Musical"

Theatre 80

Theatre 80

$35.50 $8

Vanessa Williams on Friday, November 25, at 8 p.m.

Vanessa Williams

Union County Performing Arts Center

Singer, actress, and dancer performs hits from throughout her decades-long career, including hits such as “Save the Best for Last”

$55 $28

One Hour of Billiards for Two or Four with Beer and Appetizers at Carom Cafe Billiards (50% Off)

Carom Cafe Billiards


Players navigate a sea of standard & specialized pool & billiards tables while munching on apps & toasting corner pocket shots with beer

$40 $20

"Dirty Dancing" Musical on November 6 at 7 p.m.

"Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage"

State Theatre New Jersey

The classic story comes to life on stage with irresistible hit songs, passionate romance, and spectacular dancing

$88.55 $52.50

Standup for Two or Four at Stand Up NY Through October 29 (Up to 78% Off)

Stand Up NY

Stand Up NY

Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

$66 $17

Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 54% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's


Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

$48.95 $25

Pentatonix with Us The Duo and Abi on November 10 at 8 p.m.

Pentatonix: The World Tour 2016 with Special Guests Us The Duo & Abi

Prudential Center

Grammy Award-winning a cappella superstars Pentatonix showcase their five-part vocal harmonies

$46.35 $35

Standup Comedy at Catch a Rising Star (Through December 30)

Catch A Rising Star

Hyatt Princeton

Local and nationally-touring stand-ups take the stage to share razor-sharp jokes and wry observations

$25.87 $16

Yandel, Alexis & Fido, and De La Ghetto – Dangerous Tour 2016 on November 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Yandel, Alexis & Fido, and De La Ghetto

Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom

Half of the wildly popular reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel inspires dancing with slick, energetic pop. Featuring Alexis & Fido, De La Ghetto

$68.75 $35

Select Local Merchants

  • Liberty Tavern Restaurant
    Liberty Tavern Restaurant serves American-style cuisine in the middle of Woodbridge Township's Fords district. Watching your diet? Stay on track at Liberty Tavern Restaurant, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat options. Kick back, relax and watch the game on Liberty Tavern Restaurant's TV. This restaurant is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along. If you're heading out on a Friday or Saturday, keep in mind that the restaurant gets busy. Leaving the couch is half the battle. Your foods awaits your pickup at this restaurant. Parking is always free and easy when you dine at Liberty Tavern Restaurant. If your preferred mode of transit is of the two wheel variety, you're in luck — there's tons of bike parking outside the restaurant. A meal so cheap, you can almost pay for it with coins, Liberty Tavern Restaurant largely serves dishes under the $15 mark. Stop putting off the best meal of your year and come into Liberty Tavern Restaurant's restaurant for some good old American favorites! You deserve an excellent meal, so head on over to Liberty Tavern Restaurant and enjoy some of the highly-rated American fare.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
  • Fire N Ice Hookah Bar
    For good times and great food, head on over to Fords' Fire N Ice. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Fire N Ice's free wifi. Get down with a live DJ while dining and have some fun on the restaurant dance floor. Those hoping to avoid the weekend rush will do best visiting the restaurant during the week. Just through the door at Fire N Ice, you can claim your food. No delivery required. Parking has never been easier at Fire N Ice, a restaurant located near a variety of parking selections.
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    Fords, NJ US
  • M C's Lemon Tree
    Fill up on fries and other comfort food at M C's Lemon Tree, a savory spot for American cuisine. Many diners choose to drive to M C's Lemon Tree, as there are numerous parking options nearby. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, M C's Lemon Tree is the place for you. For an exceptional menu of American food that is highly-rated by all who try it, call M C's Lemon Tree today.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
  • J R's Pub
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at J R's Pub. Take the car and arrive promptly to dinner; parking is plentiful, so don't worry about setting aside time to search for a space. Prices are affordable, with a typical meal running under $30. For simply amazing pub food, J R's Pub has all of your favorites to continuously satisfy your hunger.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
  • Soundfx Entertainment
    The production calendar for Fords' Soundfx Entertainment offers an outrageous mix of comedy and drama for the theatrically inclined. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Woodbridge Township, NJ US
  • Hailey's Harp & Pub
    Craving finger food? Head to Hailey's Harp and Pub and chow down on classic pub fare. Just because you're out on the town doesn't mean you have to miss the game. TVs are on in the bar area to give you all the latest scores. This bar welcomes kids, too, so you can feel good about bringing the whole family. Hailey's Harp and Pub is a prime location to dine with a group. If dining outdoors is your idea of a good time, you'll love the gorgeous patio seating at Hailey's Harp and Pub. Stay connected at no cost thanks to Hailey's Harp and Pub's wifi. Tap your foot to Hailey's Harp and Pub's tunes — live performances are often showcased here. Between the music and the crowds, Hailey's Harp and Pub's noise levels can be intense. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Hailey's Harp and Pub's busiest days. Keep it casual at Hailey's Harp and Pub — the bar is laid-back and patrons dress accordingly. Looking for something delicious to serve at your next party? Hailey's Harp and Pub also offers catering. Need to get out of the house? Order and pick up from this bar. Hailey's Harp and Pub's guests can take advantage of the easy street and lot parking options. You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the bar. An average meal at Hailey's Harp and Pub will set you back about $30. If breakfast isn't your thing, Hailey's Harp and Pub also serves lunch and dinner, so you can be sure to swing by at some point during the day. When you want to relax and grab a quick bite to eat, come munch on some pub fare at Hailey's Harp and Pub. Grab a friend and head to Hailey's Harp and Pub where you can enjoy some good food and a nice beer. Hailey's Harp and Pub is not only a top British pub but a must in Metuchen.
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    Metuchen, NJ US