- The list below includes 592 free or cheap things to do in or near East Rutherford, New Jersey, including 119 different types of inexpensive activities like Sports Facilities/Fields, Horse Races, Sports Bars and Flea Markets.
- From New Meadowlands Market to Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in East Rutherford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
Located in the heart of Bergen County, the New Meadowland Market features an array of delicious produce, fresh flowers, home and beauty items and more. The market features over 100 vendors weekly, with thousands of products to choose from.
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1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford, NJ 7073 MoreLess Info
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is an 180,000 square foot horse racing complex. Attractions include horse racing, indoor and outdoor dining, private event spaces, free site-wide WiFi access, and a variety of special events.
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299 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 MoreLess Info
Offered by a sightseeing tour company with an emphasis on Spanish-language clientele, City Tours - New York Tour is a professionally-guided bus tour of a series of New York City's major attractions.
East Rutherford's Meadowlands Racetrack hosts a variety of horse races and harness races. The facility also hosts special events, including live music performances, and features a restaurant that caters gatherings and parties.
The Meadowlands Sports Complex is a concert and sports venue that is host to a number of events throughout the year. Live music shows, circus performances, and sporting events are among the performances hosted at the complex.
Playing the latest releases, AMC Clifton Commons 16 offers movies in IMAX, RealD 3D, and digital projection. It shows a mix of blockbuster and independent films. It also has individual kiosks where tickets can be purchased with a touch screen.
A 16-lane bowling center, Van Houten Lanes offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and a pro shop. The center provides synthetic lanes, televisions, a pool table and a dining menu that includes pizza, calzones and craft beer.
Fun for the entire family is available at Nichols Park since there are activities for all ages. The park offers extensive walking paths and hiking trails, a wide range of children's playground equipment, a baseball field, and a basketball court.