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

5/1 - A Conversation About Social Justice with NJ’s Gubernatorial Candidates
5/3-7 - Shen Yun
5/5 - NJPAC Stage Exchange: Brick City
5/6 - John Steptoe’s Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
5/6 - Paulo Szot
5/11 - Schubert’s “Great” Symphony
5/12 - Annual Mother’s Day Good Music Festival
5/12-14 - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
5/13-14 - Will Downing Mother’s Day Celebration
5/18 - Jazz Jam Sessions
5/21 - Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks
5/26 - Hispanic Youth Showcase
5/31 - Mayhem Poets

Prudential Center

5/4 - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
5/13 - McDonald’s Gospel Fest
5/15 - WWE Raw
6/4 - The Weeknd
6/7 - Iron Maiden
6/8 - Maxwell with Ledisi & Leela James
6/16 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
6/17 - Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears for Fears

Red Bull Arena

5/14 - NY Red Bulls vs LA Galaxy
5/19 - NY Red Bulls vs Toronto FC
5/27 - NY Red Bulls vs New England Revolution

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