Nightlife in Metuchen

"WaistWatchers The Musical!" (October 5–November 12)

"WaistWatchers: The Musical!"

Forum Theatre

Broadway standards and Top 40 singles get a gut-busting parody treatment in a musical about four women bonding in a weight-loss program

$71 $49

Freestyle Free-For-All feat. Judy Torres, Rob Base on Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m.

Freestyle Free For All

Starland Ballroom

Judy Torres, Noel, George Lamond, Trilogy, Jill Tirrell, Rockell, and more on dozen-strong lineup of bona fide freestyle stars

$53 $39.50

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

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

Ultimate Date Night Package

Online Deal

Create your own ultimate date with movie tickets and a $100 eGift Card for dinner

$124 $39

2 Tickets to “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on December 22 at 7 p.m.

2 Tickets to “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Wellmont Theater

The beloved holiday special about everyone’s favorite blockhead discovering the true meaning of Christmas comes to the stage

$57.60 $25

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

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

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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Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$20.99 $14.99

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

Ones to Watch Presents LOCASH – The Fighters on February 9 at 8 p.m.

Ones to Watch Presents LOCASH – The Fighters

Irving Plaza

Country duo behind hits “Here Comes Summer,” “Best Seat in the House,” and “I Love This Life” treats fans to an energetic performance

$20 $15

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

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

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

Fela! The Concert: Afro Beat Party on Wednesday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Fela! The Concert, Afro Beat Party

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Afrobeat band with members of the original Tony-winning Broadway musical Fela! celebrate the music of Fela Kuti

$33.10 $23

David Cassidy on October 27 at 8 p.m.

David Cassidy

Count Basie Theatre

Former teenage star of The Partridge Family and tenor voice behind “I Think I Love You” pulls songs from his decades-long career

$99.50 $10

"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

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

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

"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

Two Hard Cider Tastings, Glasses, and Tour of Cidery for Two or Four at Bad Seed Cider Co (Up to 50% Off)

Bad Seed Cider Co

Bad Seed Cider Co

Tours let visitors explore the Bad Seed Cider Co’s cellars and bottling line followed by a tasting of the small batch hard ciders on tap

$20 $12

"Frankenstein" Musical (October 28–November 13)


The Players Theatre

Victor Frankenstein and his hideous creation speak of obsession and ambition in this steampunk musical take on Shelley’s classic

$52 $29

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

"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

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

Friday Night Fever: A Night of 70's Disco & Soul on Friday, December 2, at 8 p.m.

Friday Night Fever

The Paramount Theatre - Huntington

Get down to disco and funk classics performed by spot-on tributes to the Bee Gees and Donna Summer

$37.75 $18.50

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

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

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  • 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 Bar & Grill
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Metuchen Bar and Grill in Metuchen. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Metuchen Bar and Grill for easy seating. Metuchen Bar and Grill tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. Drivers can park in the neighboring lot. Metuchen Bar and Grill may cost you a little bit more than some spots, but this deliciousness is fairly-priced (and well worth the few extra bucks). For an indulgent bite, Metuchen Bar and Grill serves up some of the finest pub-food creations around.
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  • Forum Theater
    If you're seeking an activity the whole family can enjoy, Forum Theater in Metuchen is a great option for a fun movie outing. Don't deny your stomach an immaculate meal when you try this theater's restaurant. Tots are more than welcome to hang with their parents at this theater. It's about time you finally enjoyed the comfort of your car while watching the movies at this drive-in theater. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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  • Brownstone Bar & Grill
    Brownstone Bar & Grill in Metuchen is known for its tasty eats. Brownstone Bar & Grill is a fine restaurant for those with large and small parties. No suit, no problem! The dress code at laid-back Brownstone Bar & Grill is ultra casual. Forget the hassle of street parking and head to Brownstone Bar & Grill for easy access to parking lots.
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  • Ms Doreen's School Of Dance
    All the world's a stage, but MS Doreen's School of Dance in Metuchen offers the best shows around. Drivers can take advantage of the parking lot near MS Doreen's School of Dance and save time on hunting for a parking spot.
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    Metuchen, NJ US
  • 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