May Events 2017:
New Jersey Concerts, Festivals, and Kids Attractions

NJ May Events

The New Jersey May events calendar for the year 2017 is packed with exciting things to do in NJ.

May is also the month for the unofficial beginning of summer when visitors will flock by the thousands to the Jersey shore to hit the beaches and the boardwalk amusement parks.



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.

Concerts, Performing Arts, Theatre, Comedy, etc.

The Old 97's
Wednesday May 3, 2017 7:00PM
The Wonder Bar
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets

Move Live On Tour: Julianne & Derek Hough
Wednesday May 3, 2017 8:00PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
Tickets

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Thursday May 4, 2017 7:30PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
Tickets

Rent
May 5 & 6, 2017
State Theatre - NJ
New Brunswick, NJ
Tickets

The Damned
Saturday May 6, 2017 7:00PM
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets

New Jersey Ballet: Giselle
Saturday May 6, 2017 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
Tickets

Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen
Saturday May 6, 2017 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Gordon Lightfoot
Wednesday May 10, 2017 7:30PM
Matthews Theatre - McCarter Center
Princeton, NJ
Tickets

Gary Tallent of The E Street Band
Friday May 12, 2017 7:00PM
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets

Future, Migos, Tory Lanez & Kodak Black
Friday May 12, 2017 7:00PM
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

The Tenors
Friday May 12, 2017 8:00PM
Harrah's - Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Radio 104.5's 10th Birthday Show: Kings of Leon, Bastille, Empire of the Sun, The 1975, Fitz and the Tantrums & Rag N Bone Man
Saturday May 13, 2017 1:00PM
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

McDonalds Gospelfest: Israel Houghton, Erica Campbell & Donnie McClurkin
Saturday May 13, 2017 4:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
Tickets

Mother's Day Music Festival: Maze and Frankie Beverly, Gladys Knight & KEM
Saturday May 13, 2017 7:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Third Annual Jersey Freestyle Jam: TKA. K7, Coro, Rob Base, Safire & Corina
Saturday May 13, 2017 8:00PM
Wellmont Theatre
Montclair, NJ
Tickets

John Tesh
Saturday May 13, 2017 9:00PM
Golden Nugget Atlantic City - The Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Stephanie Mills & Troop
Sunday May 14, 2017 6:00PM
Tropicana Casino - Tropicana Showroom - NJ
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat
Sunday May 14, 2017 6:00PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
Tickets

Tony Bennett
Sunday May 14, 2017 9:00PM
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

David Crosby
Tuesday May 16, 2017 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
Tickets

Buddy Guy
Wednesday May 17, 2017 8:00PM
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
Tickets

2017 Country Megaticket Tickets (Includes All Performances)
Thursday May 18, 2017
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

Future, Migos, Tory Lanez & Kodak Black
Thursday May 18, 2017 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ
Tickets

Trace Adkins
Thursday May 18, 2017 8:00PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
Tickets

Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant & Lindsay Ell
Friday May 19, 2017 7:00PM
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

The Weeknd
Friday May 19, 2017 7:30PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

MMRBQ: Godsmack, Live, Bush, The Pretty Reckless, The Struts & Zakk Sabbath
Saturday May 20, 2017 12:00PM
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

Kings of Leon & Deerhunter
Saturday May 20, 2017 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ
Tickets

Idina Menzel
Saturday May 20, 2017 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Atlantic City Ballet: Swan Lake
Sunday May 21, 2017 4:00PM
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Mumford and Sons
Thursday May 25, 2017 7:30PM
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Tickets

Piebald
Friday May 26, 2017 7:00PM
The Wonder Bar - Asbury Park
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets

Lisa Lampanelli
Saturday May 27, 2017 8:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Kevin James
Saturday May 27, 2017 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Aaron Lewis
Saturday May 27, 2017 8:00PM
Tropicana Casino - Tropicana Showroom - NJ
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets

Oh Wonder
Sunday May 28, 2017 7:30PM
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets



Popular Festivals, Events, Sports, and Expositions

Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, May 7, 2017; 11am to 6pm
Washington Street
Observer Highway to 7th Street
Contact:
Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs
201-420-2207
Website
Admission is free
Featuring over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers and crafts people with 3 stages of live performance. More than a music festival, there will be; Fine artists displaying oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, photography, etc
Children’s activities with rides, games, creative activities, face painting, sand art, balloons, live performances and much, much more. Crafters displaying and selling handmade: pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions and other unique handcrafted items. And of course what's a Hoboken festival without food. There will be great food throughout the fair. Hoboken restaurants will set up street cafes offering an eclectic variety of international foods such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian.

New York Red Bulls vs. LA Galaxy

Sunday May 14, 2017 6:00PM
Red Bull Arena - NJ
Harrison, NJ
Tickets

WWE: Raw
Monday May 15, 2017 7:30PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
Tickets

New York Red Bulls vs. Toronto FC
Friday May 19, 2017
Red Bull Arena - NJ
Harrison, NJ
Tickets

Jersey Shore Music Festival
May 19th to 21st, 2017
On the beach, boardwalk and in select bars
Seaside Heights, NJ
Website
info@jerseyshorefestival.com
free-admission
This weekend event celebrates the beginning of summer with performances by over 350 artists from around the world. It features live bands, Saturday night fireworks, vendor village, Pros vs. Heroes flag football game, after parties, and much more

New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution
Saturday May 27, 2017 7:30PM
Red Bull Arena - NJ
Harrison, NJ
Tickets

Kids Events

Peppa Pig's Big Splash
Wednesday May 3, 2017 6:00PM
Investors Bank Performing Arts Center
Sewell, NJ
Tickets

Peppa Pig's Big Splash
Friday May 5, 2017 5:00PM
Paramount Theatre at Asbury Park Convention Hall
Asbury Park, NJ
Tickets

Beauty and The Beast
May 5 & 6, 2017
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
Tickets
Disney's Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress.

The Little Prince
Sunday May 7, 2017
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
Tickets

Annie
Sunday May 7, 2017 2:00 & 7:00PM
State Theatre - NJ
New Brunswick, NJ
Tickets

Pete the Cat
Thursday May 18, 2017 4:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
Tickets

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend
May 20, 21, 2017
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets


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