New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark

1 Center Street , Newark, New Jersey 07102

NJPAC in Newark really does have it all—a warm, inviting atmosphere, convenient on-site dining and parking options, spacious lobby areas and superb acoustics for orchestral concerts.

For tickets to NJPAC events not involving the New Jersey Symphony, call 1.888.466.5722.
For the NJPAC administrative offices, call 973.642.8989.


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Subscriptions are available online and by calling 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476). 

To see a seating map of the venue, select the Seating Map dropdown below and click on the map for the classical series subscription.

Seating Map

NJPAC seating charts

Classical Seating in Prudential Hall for Friday, Saturday and Sunday concerts

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Classical Seating in Prudential Hall for Thursday concerts

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Family seating in Victoria Theater

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Safety Protocols

Patrons attending performances are required to abide by the safety protocols of the venue. Please visit the venue's website prior to attending your performance for the latest safety protocol information.

More information and policies

Directions

Via New Jersey Turnpike
Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 15W for Rt. 280 W. Follow Rt. 280 to Exit 15A (Rt. 21/Newark). Take McCarter Hwy (Rt. 21) south one half mile and make a right onto Center St. Follow signs for NJPAC parking.

Via Garden State Parkway (North or South)
Take GSP to Exit 145. Exit onto Rt. 280 E to Exit 15. Follow above directions.

Via Rt. 80 and Rt. 280 (From Northwest)
Take Rt. 80 E to Rt. 280 E. Follow above directions.

Via Rt. 78
From Rt. 78 E take Exit 57 and follow signs for Rt. 21 N. Continue on Rt. 21 (McCarter Hwy), and turn left onto Center St. Follow signs for NJPAC Parking.

Parking

Parking is available in two secure surface lots and Military Park Garage.

Save time and money with NJPAC Advance Discount Parking Vouchers! They entitle you to park in NJPAC Lots A, C or Military Park Garage, as space permits. Each voucher is valid for a single performance.

  • Discount Parking Vouchers for the 2023–24 season are $19 each and can be purchased in advance by calling 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476). The 2023–24 season vouchers must be used by June 30, 2024.

Public Transportation

Take the Newark Light Rail directly to NJPAC! The Newark Light Rail connects to Broad Street and Newark Penn stations with a direct line to NJPAC. In 10 minutes or less, modern, safe, clean light rail cars will leave you just steps away from hearing the NJSO. The one way fare is $1.60. Learn more about this service.

For information about New Jersey Transit’s rail and bus lines from Manhattan and stations throughout New Jersey, visit www.njtransit.com.

Accessibility

For information on venue accessibility, visit the venue’s website or call NJPAC’s Box Office at 1.888.466.5722. If your venue accessibility question is not answered through the venue, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra would be happy to assist. Call New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Patron Services at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).

Additional information on accessibility at New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts.

Dining & Drink

Discounts listed below are available for subscribers only. Subscribe Today!

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NICO Kitchen + Bar
NICO Kitchen + Bar, the “Italian without Borders” restaurant concept from celebrated New Jersey chef Ryan DePersio of Fascino & Bar Cara fame, located in Newark at NJPAC. Known for its power lunch weekdays, sophisticated happy hour and contemporary dinner offerings, it also provides a delicious prelude to guests attending performances by offering a value-priced prix fixe menu. Open weekends in conjunction with specific performances. Reservations are recommended.
One Center St., 973.642.1226

  • 10% off when you show your NJSO Subscriber ID Card.

To see all restaurants in Downtown Newark, visit Yelp.

Upcoming Events

More Info for Xian Conducts Carmina Burana
Mar 1, 2024 - 8:00pm

Xian Conducts Carmina Burana

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Andrew Adelson oboe d’amore
Jana McIntyre soprano
Andrew Morstein tenor 
Hugh Russell baritone
Montclair State University Chorale | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark
More Info for Batman in Concert
Mar 2, 2024 - 8:00pm

Batman in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

James Olmstead conductor
New Jersey Symphony

We’re sending out a Bat Signal… you’re invited to Batman in Concert. Watch Tim Burton’s 1989 film (PG-13) on the big screen as the New Jersey Symphony performs Danny Elfman’s iconic score, live.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Xian Conducts Carmina Burana
Mar 3, 2024 - 3:00pm

Xian Conducts Carmina Burana

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Andrew Adelson oboe d’amore
Jana McIntyre soprano
Andrew Morstein tenor 
Hugh Russell baritone
Montclair State University Chorale | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark
More Info for Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony
Mar 14, 2024 - 1:30pm

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Tom Borrow piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Newark, Princeton and Morristown
More Info for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Apr 7, 2024 - 3:00pm

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

New Jersey Symphony at the Movies

Nicholas Hersh conductor
New Jersey Symphony

In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins R2-D2, C-3PO and Princess Leia to free Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. 

Performed in Morristown, Red Bank, New Brunswick and Newark
More Info for Discover Beethoven’s Eroica
May 18, 2024 - 2:00pm

Discover
Beethoven’s Eroica

New Jersey Symphony Family Concert: A Music Discovery Zone

Markus Stenz conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Discover what makes a live orchestra concert so special. We’ll take a deep dive into Beethoven’s “Eroica”–his breakout Third Symphony that broke all the rules and forged a new future for the symphonic form. Inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s masterful way of putting young audiences at the center of music-making, this interactive concert will feature inside tips, listening cues and fun facts that make for the perfect Saturday afternoon family outing!

Performed in Newark
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More Info for Jeremy Denk, Anna Clyne, Beethoven’s “Eroica”
May 18, 2024 - 8:00pm

Jeremy Denk, Anna Clyne, Beethoven’s “Eroica”

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Markus Stenz conductor 
Jeremy Denk piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Morristown, Princeton and Newark
More Info for Jeremy Denk, Anna Clyne, Beethoven’s “Eroica”
May 19, 2024 - 3:00pm

Jeremy Denk, Anna Clyne, Beethoven’s “Eroica”

New Jersey Symphony Classical

Markus Stenz conductor 
Jeremy Denk piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in Morristown, Princeton and Newark
More Info for Epic Scores of John Williams and More!
May 30, 2024 - 1:30pm

Epic Scores of John Williams and More!

New Jersey Symphony Special Concert - Symphony Celebration

Xian Zhang conductor
Jessica Rivero Altarriba conductor
Brett Boles host
Min Kwon piano
New Jersey Symphony

Celebrate epic film scores with your New Jersey Symphony, from unforgettable themes composed by John Williams, to the golden age of cinema, to famous classical music moments in movies. Enjoy familiar favorites from Harry Potter and Star Wars alongside monumental musical moments from Apocalypse Now and Cast Away, and so much more. You won’t want to miss this love letter to film music!

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and New Brunswick
More Info for Epic Scores of John Williams and More!
May 31, 2024 - 8:00pm

Epic Scores of John Williams and More!

New Jersey Symphony Special Concert - Symphony Celebration

Xian Zhang conductor
Jessica Rivero Altarriba conductor
Brett Boles host
Min Kwon piano
New Jersey Symphony

Celebrate epic film scores with your New Jersey Symphony, from unforgettable themes composed by John Williams, to the golden age of cinema, to famous classical music moments in movies. Enjoy familiar favorites from Harry Potter and Star Wars alongside monumental musical moments from Apocalypse Now and Cast Away, and so much more. You won’t want to miss this love letter to film music!

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and New Brunswick
More Info for Daniil Trifonov Plays Gershwin
June 9, 2024 - 3:00pm

Daniil Trifonov Plays Gershwin

Season Finale! New Jersey Symphony Classical

Xian Zhang conductor
Daniil Trifonov piano
New Jersey Symphony

Performed in New Brunswick, Princeton, Red Bank and Newark