Courtesy New Brunswick City Center
Hub City FUN
New Brunswick is Middlesex County’s hub for entertainment. It’s home to many noted music events, including the
Central Jersey Jazz Festival, Hub City Jazz Festival and Hub City Music Festival. Enjoy Live Music Weekends with
acoustic and jazz performances in the streets and pubs of the city center through the spring and summer, and plan
your tour of New Brunswick’s global cuisines during Restaurant Week in the summer. Wear red to cheer on Rutgers
teams at fun and festive Game Watch Parties.
New Brunswick is home to live comedy performances, virtual trivia nights, children’s story time programs, crafts and
virtual shows, as well as a host of cultural offerings: museums, art galleries and self-guided historical walking tours.
Explore cutting-edge films, engage in panel discussions, and mingle with filmmakers and producers at film festivals
throughout the year. New Brunswick is home to the New Jersey International Film Festival, the New Jersey
Fall Film Festival, the Rutgers Film Festival and the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival.
Finish the year with New Brunswick’s our big Winter Celebration from Thanksgiving to the New Year with
a variety of special events, carriage rides, ice sculptures and fireworks! Log onto newbrunswick.com
for a complete and up-to-date list of what’s happening.
Find Your Fun!
Wherever you go in Middlesex County, you’ll find plenty of fun and socially-distanced things to
do for the whole family. Many towns offer outdoor concerts and movies during the warm months.
Cruise nights and car shows abound. You’ll find a range of cultural and heritage festivals,
harvest festivals, street fairs and arts festivals in towns throughout Middlesex County.
**COVID-19 executive orders in effect may restrict or require cancellation of events. Visit municipal websites for up-to-date
schedules and information on virtual events.