Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark

Branch Brook Park Drive , Newark, New Jersey 07102


From the Lincoln Tunnel: Take NJ Turnpike to Exit 15W – Route 280. Take Exit 14A – Clifton Avenue. After the stop sign, turn right at the traffic light. Go through one light and turn left into the park. At the T intersection, turn left. Follow this park road around past the lake. After going under an overpass, the road becomes one-way. Continue following this a little further. The performance site will be on your left.

From the Garden State Parkway: Take Exit 145 – Route 280 East. Take Exit 13 – First Street. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left, and immediately get into the center lane to go straight through the light. Follow First Street north to Park Avenue. Turn right and then immediately turn right again into the park. At the Stop sign, turn left and follow this road around for approx. 1 ½ miles. (It will become one-way.) Continue on and the site will be on the left.

To exit the park, continue along the one-way road until you reach the stop sign. Turn left at the stop sign and take the immediate right to stop lights. Turn right at lights and continue passing one more set of lights. At the T-intersection, take left onto Park Ave. At the second set of lights, turn right on to Clifton Avenue. Continue straight until you see signs for Route 280.


Parking is available on the grounds.


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Seating Chart

Please bring lawn chairs or blankets; there is no other seating available.


Upcoming Events

More Info for New Jersey Symphony at Branch Brook Park in Newark
June 30, 2023 - 7:30pm

New Jersey Symphony at Branch Brook Park in Newark

New Jersey Symphony Free Summer Concert

José Luis Domínguez conductor
Timothy Lien clarinet
New Jersey Symphony

This performance takes place at the beautiful Branch Brook Park in Newark. Join us as we bring fireworks and fanfare to this spectacular concert!

Performed in Newark
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