Nightlife in New Brunswick


"My Son The Waiter—A Jewish Tragedy" on September 8–October 1

"My Son The Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy!"

George Street Playhouse

Brad Zimmerman shares comedic and heartfelt stories about his childhood and career in a show lauded by comedian Joan Rivers

$69 $49

Two or Four Hours of Pool for Two People at Sandcastle Billiards (50% Off)

Sandcastle Billiards

Edison

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

$64 $32

Pre-sale: Sebastian Maniscalco, Jim Jefferies, Tracy Morgan and More on September 8 at 5:15 p.m.

Sebastian Maniscalco, Jim Jefferies, Tracy Morgan & More

PNC Bank Arts Center

Sebastian Maniscalco joins Jim Jefferies and fellow comedians Jeff Ross, Tom Segura, Bridget Everett, Pete Davidson, and Katherine Ryan

$41.70 $25

The New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes (July 6–August 7)

The New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Get access for the whole family to the Rockettes’ high-kicking celebration of NYC with 3D effects, puppetry, and incredible dancing

$86.05 $59

Chase Rice on August 25 at 6 p.m.

Chase Rice

Stone Pony Summer Stage

A progenitor of bro-country sets dance floors rumbling with the hard-rocking party anthems from his chart-topping album, Ignite the Night

$42 $20

Standup Comedy at Catch a Rising Star, January 8 Through April 29 (Up to 40% Off)

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

Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul and Tribe Society on August 13 at 7 p.m.

Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul

PNC Bank Arts Center

Goo Goo Dolls perform classics such as “Iris,” “Slide,” and “Black Balloon”; Collective Soul and Tribe Society open

$41.25 $20

Casino Package for One or Two at Resorts Casino Atlantic City and ResortsCasino.com (50% Off)

Resorts Casino Atlantic City

New Jersey's First Casino

100,000-square-foot casino with hundreds of slot machines, classic table games, and restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining

$60 $30

LEGO Convention: Tickets to Brick Fest Live on October 8 or 9

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival

The Meadowlands Exposition Center

LEGO-lovers gather to participate in interactive building activities, exercising their creativity and witnessing huge creations

$38.50 $19

Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Kid N Play, and Young MC on September 1 at 7:30 p.m.

I Love the 90’s feat. Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Tone Loc & More

Prudential Center

Showcase of ’90s legends includes Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, and Young MC

$69.75 $30

Chris Tucker on Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m.

Chris Tucker

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Comic and star of Rush Hour and Friday fills his standup set with rapid-fire delivery and his distinctive high-pitched voice

$51.30 $38

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band on July 31st at 7 p.m.

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band

Mercer County Park

Tribute band lauded by New York Post and New York Daily Times uncannily recreates a Michael Jackson concert

$19 $9

"Avenue Q" (Through September 5)

"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 Very Hungry Caterpillar" – Orchestra Seats OR VIP Package w/ Exclusive Meet & Greet Available (Through Oct. 30)

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

Theatre Row

A cast of 75 puppets (plus their talented puppeteers) bring to life four stories by renowned children’s author Eric Carle

$54.50 $39

$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

Back to the Eighties Show on Friday, August 5, at 8 p.m.

Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl

Count Basie Theatre

Beloved ’80s tribute band recreates the looks and sounds of some of the decade’s most popular acts, such as Michael Jackson and Madonna

$35 $17

The Machine (Pink Floyd tribute) on Friday, September 16, at 7 p.m.

The Machine

Starland Ballroom/AEG - NJ

Four musicians celebrate the improvisation of all 16 Pink Floyd albums and the dramatic showmanship of the band’s live performances

$24.50 $10

Brewery Tour and Tasting for Two or Four People at Climax Brewing Company (Up to 42% Off)

Climax Brewing Company

Roselle Park

The outdoor garden boasts a BBQ guests can use to grill their own food brought from home and sip the brewery’s beers

$20 $12

Gazillion Bubble Show (Through October 2)

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

A family that’s honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers countless dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

$83 $45

Mike Marino on Saturday, July 30, at 8:30 p.m.

Mike Marino

Cornucopia - St. Charles Riverboat

New Jersey Comedy Hall of Fame inductee riffs on everything from family, to his run for the presidency to of course New Jersey

$32.32 $18

Show of the Summer featuring Shawn Mendes, Jack & Jack, Sabrina Carpenter & More on Saturday, August 20 at 4 p.m.

Show of the Summer feat. Shawn Mendes, Jack & Jack & More

Hersheypark Stadium

Some of the top 2016 pop acts light up the stage during a full day of performances by Shawn Mendes, Jack & Jack, Sabrina Carpenter, and more

$44.40 $25

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

Central Jersey

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

$60 $29.99

Daniel Rodriguez: America's Beloved Tenor - Sunday September 11, 2016 / 3:00pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Mayo Performing Arts Center

$44 $27.50

Jersey Night Live Comedy (April 9–December 17)

Jersey Night Comedy

Multiple Locations

Enjoy a drink while watching nationally touring comedians as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and Saturday Night Live

$20 $12

The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza on November 29 at 8 p.m.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 13th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour

Wellmont Theater

Seminal swing and rockabilly band led by Stray Cats singer rings in the holidays with “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Dig That Crazy Santa Claus”

$53.95 $30

Scotty McCreery on August 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Scotty McCreery

iPlay America

American Idol champion charms with deep-timbre country hits such as “The Trouble with Girls” and “I Love You This Big”

$37 $20

Inked Out New Jersey Tattoo & Music Festival on September 9–11

Inked Out New Jersey Tattoo & Music Festival

Meadowlands Exposition Center

Lauded tattoo artists, musicians, and entertainers convene over three days for live tattooing sessions, brawny rock, and meet-and-greets

$22.09 $10

Dark Star Orchestra: The Grateful Dead Tribute Band on Friday, August 12, at 6 p.m.

Dark Star Orchestra

Mercer County Park

Critically acclaimed tribute band recreates a Grateful Dead concert with faithful instrumentation and the same setlist order

$34 $19

Disturbed with special guest Nothing More on Friday, October 7, at 7 p.m.

Disturbed with special guest Nothing More

Boardwalk Hall

Disturbed showcases its latest album, Immortalized, alongside Nothing More

$54.10 $25

Drive-In Double Feature with Snacks for Two Adults or Family of Four at Sky-Vu Drive-In Theater (Up to 52% Off)

Sky-Vu Drive-In Theater

Gratz, PA

Historic drive-in invites movie-lovers to enjoy the latest blockbusters beneath a starlit sky

$28 $14

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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    392 George Street
    New Brunswick, NJ US
  • 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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    375 George Street
    New Brunswick, NJ US
  • 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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    49 Easton Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ US
  • 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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    106 Albany Street
    New Brunswick, NJ US
  • 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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    55 Route 1
    New Brunswick, NJ US
  • 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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    37 Bartlett Street
    New Brunswick, NJ US

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