Things to Do

Programs & Events


There’s always something to do in Central Jersey. Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night or a fun afternoon out with family and friends, check the events calendar below to plan the perfect trip. With special events and programs scheduled throughout the year, there’s no shortage of new things to try, places to see and people to meet in New Brunswick, Highland Park, Piscataway, Edison and more.

All year round, Central Jersey visitors can look forward to various forms of entertainment, including plays, musicals and concerts from their favorite musicians at the State Theatre New Jersey or another local venue. Plus, cultural events and historical celebrations – like Polish Polk dancing – help you stay connected to the local community. You never know what quirky gathering or traditional trade will pique your interest next.

If you’re feeling active, there are also events available for every member of the family. Day camps for kids and outings at local golf courses and parks keep everyone engaged and healthy. Not only that, but you can take advantage of the abundant nature parks and breathtaking landscapes to host your own get-togethers in Central New Jersey. If so, don’t forget to log in and add your event to the calendar.

When you’re not exploring Middlesex County and all the area has to offer, register for a program or two at nearby Rutgers University for professional development opportunities. While you’re at it, browse exciting events taking place at Middlesex County College and Princeton University as well, such as ballet performances and educational seminars.

Whether you’re looking to attend a hot-air balloon festival or a business workshop, Central New Jersey has all you need and more to keep the whole family busy throughout every season. Stay in the know about upcoming events by signing up for our Email Blast program. For questions, contact the Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau at (732) 745-8090.