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December 29, 2013

New Jersey Leisure Guide Monthly Newsletter
January 1, 2014

January is the coldest month of the year and a time for many indoor events, and for the more adventurous, there are some great outdoor winter fun activities like skiing, sledding, and ice skating.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular January Events and Things To Do
  • Seasonal Frequently Asked Question
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

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Popular January 2014 Events and Things To Do

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
Friday January 3, 2014 at 7:30PM & Saturday January 4, 2014 at 2:00PM, 7:30PM
Sun National Bank Center
Trenton, New Jersey

Theresa Caputo
January 11, 2014 @3:00 PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic
January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2013
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

NJPAC’s Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, New Jersey
Information & Tickets
This years celebration pays tribute to the life and legacy of one of the 20th century’s most inspiring leaders. The highlight is a performance by Dance Theatre of Harlem, the legendary ballet company founded. I n 1969 as an artistic means to turn despair into hope following the assassination of Dr. King. Dance Theatre of Harlem consists of 18 racially diverse dancers, known worldwide for bringing a contemporary flair to classical and neo-classical ballet repertoire.

Lambertville 2014 Winter Festival
Saturday January 18 - Sunday, January 26, 2014
Lambertville, NJ
(215) 862-5067
Tickets & Information
A great winter Family festival that will include ice sculptures, a parade across the free bridge featuring floats, a chili cook-off, and concerts and much more.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 @8:00 PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Indoor Auto Racing
Friday, January 24, 25, 2014 @7:30 PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets & Information

Country Fold Art Craft Show
January 24-25-26, 2014
New Jersey Convention& Expo Center
97 Sunfield Ave 
Edison, NJ
248-634-4151 x-628
This show features a huge variety of unique decorating needs from such themes as Primitive, Shabby Chic, Cottage, New Country, Tuscan, Northwest Lodge, Vintage, Traditional and Fine Art,

The 4th Annual International Great Beer Expo
January 25, 2014
Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow
355 Plaza Dr
Secaucus, NJ
(631) 940-7290
This international beer tasting extravaganza will showcase more than 50 breweries from across the globe, each providing samples of their country's proudest brewing achievement.

Seasonal Frequently Asked Question -- Questions from residents and visitors looking for information on New Jersey Leisure activities

Question: Where are the best places to go snow sledding in NJ?

New Jersey has many hills with public parks for safe, family snow sledding. Some of the top snow sledding hills and parks are:
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
Hackettstown, NJ, 908-852-3790 - A 7,000 acre designated natural area, they are open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Holmdel Park
Holmdel, NJ 732-946-9562 - The park is open for sledding when there is two or more inches of snow on the ground. Park hours are from 8am-7pm, Sunday through Thursday, and from 8am-9pm Friday and Saturday.
Chestnut Branch Park
Mantua Township; 856-415-9999 - Rest rooms are located in the building near the pavilion.

For information on many more top snow sledding hills and parks, [ Visit NJ Sledding ]

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Fornos of Spain
Newark, NJ
Attending an event at the Prudential Center? This Ironbound Spanish restaurant is a longtime favorite with diners looking for good Spanish food served in huge portions at a reasonable price. It is one of the best Spanish restaurants in the Ironbound District.
[ Read review ]

For other top New Jersey Attractions, Events & Things to do:

Top Events in January- A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festivals.

Top Things To Do in January
- Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.


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