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February 28, 2014

New Jersey Leisure Guide Monthly Newsletter
March 1, 2014

March is the time of the year when the worst of winter is behind us and we look forward to daylight savings time, the onset of Spring and warmer weather.

This Edition's Contents...

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

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Popular March 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.

Demi Lovato
Saturday March 1, 2014 @7:30 PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, NJ

Belmar - Lake Como, NJ -St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 2, 2014 @ 12:30 p.m
One of the top St Patrick's Day Parades in NJ. Starts at 12:30 PM, from the Belmar Marina Park on Main St. Parade is held rain, shine, snow, sleet etc.

Freestyle Motocross: Nuclear Cowboyz
Saturday March 1 & 2, 2014
Izod Center
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Nuclear Cowboyz 2014 is the only FMX tour of its kind that's told through an adrenaline-packed narrative based in a futuristic setting. The saga is defined through jaw-dropping freestyle motocross tricks meshed with stimulating pyrotechnic and laser displays all synchronized to heavy metal, rock alternative and electronic dubstep music.

Robin Thicke
Thursday March 6, 2014 @ 7:45 PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, NJ

Jamie Foxx
Friday March 7, 2014 @9:00 PM
Revel Ovation Hall
Atlantic City, NJ

The Harlem Globetrotters
Saturday March 8, 2014 @2:00 PM & 7:00PM
Sun National Bank Center
Trenton, NJ

Seaside Heights, NJ - St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday. March 8, 2014 @ Noon
The parade begins at on the Boulevard and goes 1- 1/4 miles long starting at the Seaside Park border and ending at Sampson Avenue. The rain date scheduled for the next day. This is a popular parade, last year over 75,000 people watched.

Trisha Yearwood
March 12, 2014
State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Springfest Garden Show
March 13-16, 2014
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ.
This family event features charming shops, horticultural services and educational exhibits in the midst of beautiful garden displays. Free Daily lectures with paid admissions. Back again, “Designer Sheds: Living in Your Garden”. Don’t miss the beautiful Café and The Kids’ Zone. The show is open daily 10am – 5pm.

Newark, NJ - St. Patrick's Day Parade
Friday, March 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
The will begin promptly at 1:00 pm, Proceeding from the Prudential Center to Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, and Washington Park . The parade is part of a larger Irish celebration in Newark that includes an Irish Heritage Week

Aretha Franklin
March 15, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Revel Ovation Hall
Atlantic City, NJ

Rhythm in the Night - The Irish Dance Spectacular
Sunday, March 16, 2014 @ 3pm
State Theatre
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
A St. Patty's treat for the whole family! See the exciting Irish dance spectacular, featuring 18 world-class step dancers, created and assembled by Gregg Senko and former dancer of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance, Justin Boros. The tale of Rhythm in the Night is told through Irish dance with a world class troupe of both male and female dancers

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
March 19th through 23rd, 2013
Izod Center
East Rutherford, NJ

Casting Crowns
March 21, 2014 @ 7:30PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Somerset
Friday, March 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m & -Sunday, March 23, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Garden State Exhibit Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ 08873
More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work. Craftspeople at the Festival are jury-selected and are the finest artisans from around the country. They will showcase their latest works in functional and decorative pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood, metal, leather, furniture, home accessories, photography and fine art. In addition to browsing and buying one-of-a-kind items, craft lovers will experience the fun, family-oriented tradition of the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival including small-batch foods to try and buy from specialty purveyors, demonstrations from master craftspeople, interactive children's activities and live music. Free parking is available on site

Cirque du Soleil - Michael Jackson The Immortal
March 28, 29, 2014
Sun National Bank Center
Trenton, NJ

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

Question: With the long dreary winter behind us, can you recommend an outdoor festival that best represents the arrival of Spring in New Jersey:

Answer: A great Spring event is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park, Newark, NJ. It is held in April. The Dates and information can be found on their Website
This is the largest Cherry Blossom display in the United States with the National Cherry Blossom display in Washington, DC being the largest and usually occurs about two weeks earlier. This blossoms peak in the second and third weeks of April. There are over 3,000 cherry trees. The blossoms can be best enjoyed by a casual walk or picnic in the park. This is a week long festival with many events including a 10K race, trolley bus tours, and family Day with Japanese cultural activities, including demonstrations on origami, bonsai, ikebana, and martial arts.

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

Connolly Station Restaurant and Tavern
711 Main Street
Belmar, NJ
This is the place to be on the Jersey Shore for celebrating St. Patrick's Day It is unofficially regarded as the parade headquarters for very popular annual Belmar St. Patrick's Day Parade.
[ Read review ]

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

St Patrick's Day Events and Parades in New Jersey - There's more to Valentine's Day than a box of chocolates or a dozen roses. Things To Do in 2014 to Make it a Special Occasion

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

Top Things To Do in March
- 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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