Events and Festivals in Newark

  • Lincoln Park Music Festival - Attracting over 50,000 attendees every year, Lincoln Park Music festival is a multi-genre music festival held in the month of July. The festival consists of Jazz, blues, hip hop, and rhythm performances.
  • Newark Black Film Festival - Considered as one of the longest running festivals in the United States, Newark Black Film Festival celebrated during the summer season marks the beginning of the freedom ride.
  • Portugal Day Festival - Portugal Day Festival in the month of June celebrates Portuguese cuisine, culture, music, and art.
  • Geraldine Dodge Poetry Festival - Geraldine Dodge Poetry Festival is a four-day poetry festival involving the best of the poets and word artists in the month of October.
  • Cherry Blossom Festival - Held in the most famous Branch Brook Park that has over 4,300 cherry blossom trees, the Cherry Blossom Festival in Newark is one of the most colorful events. It is held in the month of April.

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