New Jersey 2016 October Events

Destination October Events Include Concerts, Theatre, Sports,
Festivals, and Kids Attractions

New Jersey October Events

The October Events calendar for 2016 is packed with exciting things to do in NJ. It includes concerts, theatre, festivals, kids events, and entertainment, that have appeal to people of all ages and interests, especially with parents and/or families with children ages 4-18.

The month of October is a great time of the year to take in many of the fall activities and a great time to plan a weekend getaway or late season vacation.



If you plan to get out an enjoy the beautiful fall foliage colors, especially in northwest New Jersey, the season is at it's peak from October 19th through 29th.

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.

Comedy Crapshoot
Saturday October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2016 8:00PM
Trump Taj Mahal - Blue Velvet Theater
Atlantic City, NJ

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David Sedaris
Wednesday October 5, 2016 8:00PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
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Peter Cetera
Thursday October 6, 2016 8:00PM
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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Pop, Rock & Doo Wop Live: Jay and The Americans, Shirley Alston Reeves & Larry Chance and The Earls
Friday October 7, 2016 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
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Frankie Valli
Friday October 7, 8, 9, 2016 9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ
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Il Divo
Saturday October 8, 2016 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
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Chazz Palminteri: A Bronx Tale
Saturday October 8, 2016 8:00PM
Golden Nugget Atlantic City - The Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ
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Atlantic City Comedy Festival: Sheryl Underwood, Arnez J, Gary Owen & Joe Clair
Saturday October 8, 2016 8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
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R. Kelly
Saturday October 8, 2016 8:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
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Jackie Mason
Sunday October 9, 2016 3:00PM
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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Atlantic City Comedy Festival: Mike Epps, Rickey Smiley, Bruce Bruce & Jay Pharoah
Sunday October 9, 2016 8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
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Jason Isbell & Josh Ritter
Friday October 14, 2016 8:00PM
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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The Fabulous '50s
Saturday October 15, 2016 7:00PM
Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ
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Drake & Future
Saturday October 15, 2016 7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
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John Mellencamp
Saturday October 15, 2016 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
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Marshall Tucker Band
Saturday October 15, 2016 8:00PM
Tropicana Casino - Tropicana Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ
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Drake & Future
Sunday October 16, 2016 7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
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The Manhattan Transfer & Take 6
Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30PM
Scottish Rite Auditorium
Collingswood, NJ
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Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammer
Tuesday October 18, 2016 7:00PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
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Gladys Knight

Friday October 21, 2016 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
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Rosanne Cash
Friday October 21, 2016 8:00PM
Pollak Theatre
West Long Branch, NJ
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The Monkees
Wednesday October 26, 2016 8:00PM
State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ
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Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin & Rick Wakeman
Friday October 28, 2016 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ
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Well-Strung & Ann Steele
Friday October 28, 2016 9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ
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Tracy Morgan
Friday October 28, 2016 9:30PM
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
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Steve Martin & Martin Short
Sunday October 30, 2016 7:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ
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Popular Festivals, Sport Events, and Expositions

Annual Seafood & Music Festival
Saturday, October 8, 2016; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger Avenues
Wildwood, NJ 609-729-4000
This family event features a full day of eating, dancing and all-out fun. The festival will include live music, delicious food vendors, messy pie eating contests, a clam chowder contest, craft vendors and much more. The festival will provide fun for the kids with a“Kids Korner,” open from noon- 4 p.m., featuring pumpkin painting, face painting, and inflatable bouncers. Admission is Free

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Michigan Wolverines Football

Saturday October 8, 2016

High Point Solutions Stadium
Piscataway, NJ
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Football
Saturday October 15, 2016 12:00PM
High Point Solutions Stadium
Piscataway, NJ
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New York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens
Sunday October 16, 2016 1:00PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
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New York Red Bulls vs. Columbus Crew SC
Sunday October 16, 2016 5:00PM
Red Bull Arena - NJ
Harrison, NJ
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New York Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens
Sunday October 23, 2016 1:00PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
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New Jersey Devils vs. Arizona Coyotes
Tuesday October 25, 2016 7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
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Kids Events

The Wiggles Montclair
Saturday October 1, 2, 2016 1:00PM
Wellmont Theatre
Montclair, NJ
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Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music
Monday, October 3, 2016 6:30PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
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Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music
October 7, 8, 2016 6:30PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ
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