Nightlife in New Brunswick

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

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

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

Two or Four Hours of Pool for Two People at Sandcastle Billiards (62% Off)

Sandcastle Billiards


Customers play pool at an upscale billiards parlor that also features ping-pong, foosball, chess, and backgammon

$64 $24

$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

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

$30.55 $18

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

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

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

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

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

$17.99 $12.99


McCarter Theatre - Matthews Theatre

East Trenton

$74 $44.25

"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

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

Presale: HOT for the Holidays with Travi$ Scott, Young Thug, Joey Badass and More on Saturday, December 3, at 8 p.m.

HOT for the Holidays feat. Young Thug, Travis Scott, Jidenna, Joey Bada$$, and Kehlani

Prudential Center

Travi$ Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$, Jidenna, and Kehlani join a TBA A-list recording artist for this holiday-themed show by HOT97

$72.90 $49

Standup Comedy Show for Two (October 14–April 15)

Punch Line Philly

Punch Line Philly

Tony Woods, Brent Morin, Nikki Glaser, and other nationally touring comedians pack the schedule through next April

$50 $15

Entry for One or Two to 2016 Philly Fall Crawl on Saturday, November 5th (Up to 38% Off)

Philly Fall Crawl

Irish Pub

Celebrate the season of changing leaves and darkening beers with a bar crawl to 12 fun pubs

$20 $13

Chris Young: I'm Comin' Over Tour with Dustin Lynch and Cassadee Pope on November 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Chris Young

Bob Carpenter Center at University of Delaware

Winner of Nashville Star lends his smooth baritone to hits including “Drinkin’ Me Lonely,” “Gettin’ You Home,” and “I’m Comin’ Over

$45.50 $29

The Sweet Spot Philadelphia: Red Light Special Burlesque Variety Show on November 2 or 3 at 8 p.m.

The Sweet Spot Philadelphia: Red Light Special

Ruba Club Studios

Poets, burlesque performers, comics, and other artists explore sensuality in a high-energy performance devoted to “pop erotic arts”

$22.09 $11

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 58% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

Central Jersey

Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $26

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime on January 17 at 7 p.m.

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime

Starland Ballroom

Long-running Sublime tribute perfectly replicates the ska-rock legends, rolling out hits such as “What I Got” and “Santeria”

$36 $20

"Jazz in the Key of Ellison" on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Key of Ellison

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Concert honors the late Ralph Ellison with a star-studded lineup of musicians, including trumpeter Wynton Marsalis

$44.50 $31

$17 for $30 Worth of Billiards — Q22 Billiards

Q 22 Billiards

Scotch Plains

From the merchant: Come and enjoy the clean and newly remodeled Q22 Billiards. 14 tables, 7 flat screen tv’s,VIP room. BYOB

$30 $17

Zoso — Led Zeppelin Tribute on Friday, November 4, at 7 p.m.


Starland Ballroom

Popular Led Zeppelin tribute act mirrors the famous rock band in looks, spirit, and impeccable musicianship throughout a long list of hits

$22.50 $10

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co. on November 3 at 8 p.m.

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co.

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Actors from the improv troupe that launched the careers of Amy Poehler and Adam McKay craft stories and scenes from audience suggestions

$30 $15

Colbie Caillat Acoustic Concert with Justin Young on Friday, October 28, at 8 p.m.

Colbie Caillat + Justin Young and High Dive Heart

Keswick Theatre

Folk-pop singer-songwriter behind “Bubbly” and “Brighter than the Sun” performs acoustic renditions of her hits; Justin Young opens

$51 $35

"Idiocracy" on Thursday, October 27 at 9 p.m.


The House of Independents

Society is collapsing due to rampant stupidity when one average man from the past shows up to save the day in this flick by Mike Judge

$9.49 $5

Martin Lawrence — "Doin' Time: Comedy Tour" on December 11 at 7 p.m.

Martin Lawrence

Prudential Center

Martin Lawrence takes the stage for an evening of brash, raunchy standup popularized by his stint hosting Def Comedy Jam

$116.60 $99

The Havana Cuba All-Stars: "Cuban Nights" - Tuesday November 22, 2016 / 8:00pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Mayo Performing Arts Center

$44 $27.50

Select Local Merchants

  • Harvest Moon Brewery
    A lovely cafe, Harvest Moon Brewery will charm visitors to their core. Specializing in gluten-free and low-fat fare, Harvest Moon Brewery has something that every stomach will enjoy. There are plenty of TVs in the bar to go around as well, so diners don't have to worry about missing out on anything. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to this bar — they'll love the menu and scene here as much as mom and dad. Free wireless Internet is also available at Harvest Moon Brewery, so bring your tablet or laptop along. Harvest Moon Brewery is well-known for being able to seat large parties. Amp up your evening with some music — live bands or a DJ often perform here. Harvest Moon Brewery has live DJs spinning some evenings. Enjoy live music with your food and drinks at Harvest Moon Brewery as well. If your weekend plans include a trip to the bar, avoid the packs of people by securing a reservation ahead of time. The dress code at Harvest Moon Brewery is as relaxed as the ambience, so wear whatever suits you. Impress the patrons at your next gathering by calling in Harvest Moon Brewery for catering. Need to get out of the house? Order and pick up from this bar. Drivers will embrace the number of street and lot parking choices close to Harvest Moon Brewery. Cyclists will also appreciate the plentiful space to lock up their bikes outside the bar. Your tab at Harvest Moon Brewery will usually run to about $30 per guest. Satisfy your craving for tasty American eats at Harvest Moon Brewery.
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  • Stress Factory Comedy Club
    Sit down with a simple sandwich or salad — The Stress Factory caters to those craving an all-American meal. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at this restaurant. The Stress Factory caters to all party sizes, both large and small. For those who enjoy entertainment while dining, The Stress Factory hosts live DJs. Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy. If your weekend plans include a trip to the restaurant, avoid the packs of people by securing a reservation ahead of time. The Stress Factory is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable). Catering services are also available. At The Stress Factory, diners can easily find street parking or parking in a nearby lot. 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. The Stress Factory is creating dishes any foodie will love at around $30. All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Lunch and dinner are easy as pie (and you might as well get a slice) at the delicious The Stress Factory. Pay The Stress Factory a visit today and fill up on some classic American dishes in a casual environment. When you need an American restaurant that is sure to impress, come to the highly-rated The Stress Factory.
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  • Stuff Yer Face
    What is American food? Cuisine that is delicious and perfect for any occasion. Come grab some at Stuff Yer Face. The gluten-free and low-fat fare at Stuff Yer Face will leave you happy and full. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. At Stuff Yer Face, your large or small party can easily enjoy a meal. Al fresco eating options are also available at Stuff Yer Face, which presents a lovely patio seating area for warmer months. Wifi is on the house at Stuff Yer Face, so bring along your tablet or laptop. The noise level can often drown out conversation, so make sure your party is prepared to speak up. If you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. Stuff Yer Face's guests are no strangers to casual clothing, and sneakers are spotted around every corner. Through their catering service, Stuff Yer Face can also set out a delicious spread for your next party. Stuff Yer Face's diners can score a street parking spot just a short walk away. The best American dishes are cooked up by the great crew at Stuff Yer Face, and they're waiting to serve you! When you come to Stuff Yer Face, you'll be beyond satisfied with a casual American meal. For an exceptional menu of American food that is highly-rated by all who try it, call Stuff Yer Face today. Stuff Yer Face is not only a top British pub but a must in New Brunswick.
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  • Old Man Rafferty's
    Come taste what Old Man Rafferty's is doing to transform classic American cuisine. Old Man Rafferty's is fully loaded with TVs for your viewing pleasure. Gather the whole family for a trip to this restaurant — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. Have a big celebration coming up? Consider the private room at Old Man Rafferty's, perfect for large groups of revelers. On warmer days, take advantage of Old Man Rafferty's' outdoor seating. If you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. At Old Man Rafferty's, "dress to impress" is a thing of the past, and jeans are the new norm. Old Man Rafferty's can also cater your next party; call today for details. Or, take your grub to go. At Old Man Rafferty's, you can score a generous parking validation for the lot next door. Old Man Rafferty's makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside. Old Man Rafferty's may cost you a little bit more than some spots, but this deliciousness is fairly-priced (and well worth the few extra bucks). Old Man Rafferty's provides morning, afternoon, and evening service, so you can easily find time to dine. So when you need a tasty and satisfying meal, visit Old Man Rafferty's and munch on some American eats. Find something for anyone at any time with American food from Old Man Rafferty's.
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  • Houlihan's
    Houlihan's is serving up American favorites with a tasty tweak. Both low-fat and gluten-free options are available here. Televisions are strewn throughout the bar, so fans can stay up to date on the latest sports happenings. No need to splurge on a babysitter — tots will be right at home chowing down at this restaurant. Need to catch up on some work or the latest news? Get online at Houlihan's with their complimentary wifi. Enjoy the luxury of eating a delicious meal outside at Houlihan's. People tend to swarm the restaurant on Fridays and Saturdays, so be sure to reserve space for your party ahead of time. No need for a wardrobe change when you hit Houlihan's — it's strictly casual. Getting your food to go is also an option. Free parking is always available just seconds away from Houlihan's. Houlihan's is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat. The menu at Houlihan's is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30. If you can't make it in the morning, try Houlihan's for lunch or dinner. For a dish just like mom made, you'll definitely want to stop by Houlihan's' tasty restaurant. Houlihan's serves up a variety of American eats in a casual setting. Swing by today and munch on some of your favorite dishes. For highly-rated American cuisine, look no further than Houlihan's.
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  • Olive Branch Bar & Restaurant
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant. Watch the game with fellow fans to get the full sports experience. Bring your whole brood to this bar, where families can dig in to tasty and kid-friendly fare together. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant for easy seating. DJ fans will appreciate Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant's frequent live mixes. Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant — casually-dressed diners are the norm here. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy this bar's cooking from the comfort of their own home. You can also serve food from Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant at your next party — the bar offers catering. Store your car on the street or in a nearby lot at Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant. For those who travel by bike, Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant offers bike racks for diners. A typical meal at Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant will set you back less than $30. If breakfast isn't your thing, Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant also serves lunch and dinner, so you can be sure to swing by at some point during the day. For simply amazing pub food, Olive Branch Bar and Restaurant has all of your favorites to continuously satisfy your hunger.
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