Updated: Sep 1, 2021
From block parties to jazz festivals, here is a list of can't-miss events happening in New Jersey in September 2021.
Begins September 16
The open-air, waterfront production will run for two weeks at the Sinatra Park Amphitheater and showcase the works of the legendary playwright.
From food and fitness to medicine and beauty, this event showcases top local businesses that promote mental and physical wellness.
Two engaging exhibits, “Light at Play in Hoboken” and “The Avenue: A History of Washington Street” celebrate the history of Hoboken through art and photography by two local artists.
Description: Explore a variety of works from local artists on display in various businesses throughout the city.
Returning after a one-year hiatus, the fair features over 200 vendors in addition to children’s activities.
Description: The largest jazz fest in the area is back for another year with more than 300 artists performing in various venues throughout Jersey City.
Create and personalize your own water lanterns before casting them onto the lake.
Enjoy music from your favorite local bands during this neighborhood-wide block party.
This exhibition features every medium of art, garnered entirely from local artists’ submissions.
Spruce up your plant collection while exploring the picturesque grounds of the Van Vleck Gardens.
Returning for its sixth year, the SOMA Film Festival highlights the work of local filmmakers.
Four local female artists will showcase their artistic talents in this eclectic exhibit.
The Montclair Art Museum will debut this exhibition, featuring 70 bold artworks by Navajo (Diné) weavers.
Peruse a variety of products, from clothing to decor, and find some great deals along the way.
Discover the Rose Squared Art Show
The show has something for every art lover, from pottery and sculpture to paintings and photography.
When: September 24
The annual festival features live music and dancing, as well as mouthwatering Greek cuisine.
Free to the public, the Montclair Jazz Festival features an exciting lineup of jazz artists, as well as over 100 vendors.
Throughout New Jersey
September 11, Bayonne
Celebrate Bayonne’s art, culture, and music while enjoying live performances, food trucks, and children’s activities.
September 12, Chester
Description: Back for its 47th year, the Chester Craft Show offers a wide selection of crafts, gifts, and furniture from local artisans.
September 16, Virtual
Hear from Copeland, who made history as the first Black American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre.