Fun - Stuff

Things to do in the Ironbound

• NJPAC

Or, why not try one of these:
Purchase fresh fish flown in from Portugal at Ironbound fish markets on Thursdays and Fridays.

Great restaurants - have lunch or dinner before or after attending an event at NJPAC, Prudential Arena, Red Bulls Stadium, Newark Bears Stadium.

Visit the unique catacombs located under the Ironbound's Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Take a guided walking tour of the Ironbound provided by The New Jersey Historical Society and the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID).

Sample the delectable Portuguese custard cups from one of the Ironbound's great bakeries.

Strut your stuff on the dance floor to the sultry sounds of soca, samba and other Brazilian beats at an Ironbound nightclub.

Try the freshly made Portuguese-style sausages at Lopes Meat Market.

Have a Brazilian-style hamburgao, unlike anything you will find at McDonald's.

Check out the higher carat, higher quality European gold jewelry at one of the Ironbound's top jewelers.

Enjoy a caipirinha cocktail made from Brazilian sugar cane liquor.

Great shopping and poultry markets

Find the perfect pair of shoes, imported from Spain, Portugal or Brazil that you'll never see at your local shopping mall.

Experience a meat-focused food extravaganza at an Ironbound rodizio restaurant.

Taste some bacalhau , or salted cod, a staple of Portuguese and Spanish cuisine.

Upcoming Newark Events, Great Shopping & Dining – Go Ironbound!!

NJPAC

4/6 - Jackson Browne & Greg Leisz: Somewhat Acoustic Tour
4/7 - Here is the Place, Our City
4/7-9 - Ravel’s Bolero
4/8 - WBGO Children’s Concert
4/9 - Books on the Move
4/9 - Memorial for Shamsuddin Abdul-Hamid
4/15 - Swan Lake: Moscow Festival Ballet 
4/20-5/18 - Jazz Jam Sessions
4/20 - Wayne Shorter’s Universe – A Concerto for Miles by Wallace Roney Orchestra
4/20 - Jon Meacham – NJ Speakers Series
4/21 - NJPAC Stage Exchange: The Calling
4/21 - Cecile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner
4/21 - An Evening with Gilberto Santa Rosa
4/22 - Ella & Louis
4/22 - Wayne Shorter: Weather Report and Beyond Reimagined
4/23 - Christian McBride with Esperanza Spalding: One on One
4/23 - Wayne Shorter Quartet with Special Guest Herbie Hancock
4/24 - Let’s Play Live
4/27 - Peppa Pig’s Big Splash
4/28 - Jersey Moves! Carolyn Dorfman Dance
4/28 - Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances with Guests Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin
4/29-30 - Dvorak’s Cheerful Eighth Symphony

Prudential Center

4/4 - NJ Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers
4/6 - NJ Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins
4/8 - NJ Devils vs NY Islanders
4/22 - Arijit Singh: Live in Concert
4/25 - Exo “The Exo’rdium Tour 2017

Red Bull Arena

4/15 - NY Red Bulls vs DC United
4/22 - NY Red Bulls vs Columbus Crew
4/29 - NY Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire

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