Things to Do with Kids in Newark, NJ

  • TripBuzz found 609 things to do with kids in or near Newark, New Jersey, including 595 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Bronx.
  • From Prudential Center to Riverfront Stadium, the Newark area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), History Museums, Parks and Recreation Centers.
  • Newark, New Jersey's largest city, is a thriving commercial business community located in the New Year metropolitan area. Aside from being home to many corporate business headquarters, the city also offers many residential and recreational opportunities. The most famous attractions include the cities music and art centers, stunning sculptural architecture and annual parades.
  • TripBuzz found 609 things to do with kids in or near Newark, New Jersey, including 595 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Bronx.
  • From Prudential Center to Riverfront Stadium, the Newark area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), History Museums, Parks and Recreation Centers.
  • Newark, New Jersey's largest city, is a thriving commercial business community located in the New Year metropolitan area. Aside from being home to many corporate business headquarters, the city also offers many residential and recreational opportunities. The most famous attractions include the cities music and art centers, stunning sculptural architecture and annual parades.
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84% 618 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) Mccarter Hwy, Newark, NJ MoreLess Info
Prudential Center features over 200 events yearly, ranging from sporting events (NHL and NCAA basketball) to concerts. The New Jersey Devils and Seton Hall basketball call this facility home.
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80% 5 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 450 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102 MoreLess Info
Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium is a 6,200 seat baseball park, home to baseball teams from Rutgers University Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology. The park is named in honor of the Newark bears.
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33% 3 votes
Skating Rinks Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102 MoreLess Info
A family focused roller skating rink and entertainment center, Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center hosts open skating sessions as well as birthday parties and other special events. The rink also features an arcade and cafe.
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50% 2 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 165 Mulberry Street, Newark, NJ 7102 MoreLess Info
The New Jersey Devils are a professional NHL hockey team that is part of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. All home games for the team are played at the ice rink within the Prudential Center Arena in Newark.
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75% 16 votes
Libraries 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07101 MoreLess Info
Newark Public Library offers a collection of materials and programs of interest to educate, inform, enrich and entertain the citizens of the Newark Community. They also created the Teen Spot to offer space, library services and materials for area teenagers.
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63% 38 votes
Parks Newark, NJ MoreLess Info
A 6-acre park, Military Park has fitness activities including Yoga, Zumba and cardio classes as well as an entertainment area featuring music and dancing. There are also play areas for children, a farmers market and a games area.
1.7 Miles
100% 2 votes
Recreation Centers 226 Rome Street, Newark, NJ 07105 MoreLess Info
The Ironbound Recreation Cntr is a facility offering a number of amenities and facilities for its visitors to enjoy. Several pools, a workout room, and an ice skating rink are among the facilities inside the center.
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100% 1 votes
Sports Stadiums (Amateur) Warren St & University Blvd, Newark, NJ 7102 MoreLess Info
Home to an all-turf softball and soccer field, Alumni Field is a sports field tucked away in the Rutgers-Newark Campus. Visitors can enjoy a game to support local women's sports.
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75% 4 votes
History Museums 145 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104 MoreLess Info
Housed in the longest continually active synagogue in Newark, The Jewish Museum of New Jersey is devoted to preserving Jewish heritage and history and to showcasing works by Jewish artists and creators. They feature permanent and traveling exhibits.
1.2 Miles
73% 11 votes
Movie Theaters 360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring 12 auditoriums, CityPlex 12 Newark displays first-run feature films using digital projection and surround sound. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
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