- TripBuzz found 569 things to do with kids in or near Elizabeth, New Jersey, including 563 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
- From Warinanco Park to Mon River Arts, the Elizabeth area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Parks and History Museums.
- The largest city in Union County, Elizabeth is also the fourth most populated city in all of New Jersey. Popular Science named Elizabeth to be the only New Jersey city as one of 'America's 50 Greenest Cities' in 2008. Involved the Elizabethtown Tract in 1664, the city holds historical significance and maintains a strong historical presence throughout.
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651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, NJ 07201 MoreLess Info
Loews Cineplex At Jersey Gardens is a 20 screen movie theater that features stadium seating and the IMAX experience. The theater airs mainstream, independent, and 3D films, and is available to host parties and special events.
The AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20 is a full-featured modern cinemaplex offering first-run movies in a modern setting. This location also has a dedicated IMAX theater, as well as equipment capable of showing the latest 3D-enabled films.
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1148 E Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201 MoreLess Info
Operating since 1926, The Ritz Theatre is a historic theater that hosts a wide variety of performing arts from comedy sketches to opera. The theater can seat over 2500 guests and features an orchestra pit in front of the stage.
Since its opening in 1994, the Star City Playhouse has been showcasing live performances and plays featuring local actors and artists. Various off-Broadway plays are featured throughout the year along with auditions.
1003 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 7083 MoreLess Info
Once home to William Livingston, a signer of the Constitution, the Liberty Hall Museum displays artifacts and offers guided tours. Among the items at the museum are letters from Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin and antique furniture and ceramics.
As one of New Jersey's leading bowling and recreational facilities, Jersey Lanes offers fun for the whole family. The bowling alley is set in an eco-friendly environment and is home to a game room, a snack stand and cocktail bar.
Facilities offered at the Veterans Memorial Park include an ice skating rink, field house, three lighted ball fields, basketball courts, and four lighted tennis courts. Visitors can also access children's playground equipment, three bathrooms, and picnic areas.