The Newark Museum of Art is New Jersey's largest museum. Free admission every 2nd Sunday of the month, and special events on "Late Thursdays."
The Ballentine House right next door is a fascinating look into Newark history and the museum holds fun free events weekly.
The state's largest museum. It holds major collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world.
“Prestigious performing arts center offering theater, concert, events. Check out their website for a list of current shows and schedule. Www.NJPAC.org”
“Another Frederick Law Olmsted park. Don't forget your volley ball or soccer ball!”
“Hockey, Concerts, Disney on Ice, M-TV music Awards, Grammy Award Centre tour, WWF Superstars of Wrestling, conventions and much much more.”
“Branch Brook Park is the largest public park in the city of Newark. The park is noted for the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the United States, having over 5,000 in more than eighteen different varieties collectively called Cherryblossomland, as well as its spectacular Cherry Blossom Festival each April.”