4 Must-See NJPAC Shows This Fall & Winter


The weather might be cooling down, but there’s still so much to see and explore during the fall and winter in our beautiful state. And thanks to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, you’ll never run out of date night ideas or family night inspiration—the Newark-based center has a sweet line-up of shows and performances you won’t want to miss during the fall and winter 2019 season. Bring your littles to see Chase, Marshall and the rest of their favorite pup crew perform at PAW Patrol live! The Great Pirate Adventure. Looking for a unique twist on a holiday classic? Grab tickets for the The Hip Hop Nutcracker. Seriously, this season at NJPAC is shaping up to be a great one.

featured image via New Jersey Performing Arts Center 

Here are 4 must-see NJPAC shows this fall/winter:

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince In Concert, October 26th

Harry Potter in Concert at NJPACIf you’ve ever dreamed of roaming the magical corridors of Hogwarts, you won’t want to miss this Harry Potter themed concert. NJPAC is welcoming its next installment of the iconic series with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince In Concert. Watch the film on a giant high-definition screen and listen to the Grammy-nominated composer’s score. performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Get ready for the beloved world of Harry Potter to get even more magical with this epic performance of spellbinding sounds.
Prudential Hall
Cost: $39-$89

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure, November 30 – December 1

Paw Patrol Live! at NJPACIf you and your little can proudly recite the Paw Patrol theme song by heart, you shouldn’t pass up experiencing your favorite adorable pups in person. PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure is sure to keep the whole family smiling and on the edge of their seats, since it’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay—and the pals have to find a secret treasure map while rescuing one of their friends.
Prudential Hall
Cost: $23-$79

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, December 20 – 21

The Hip Hop Nutcracker at NJPACTired of the same old Nutcracker year after year? Luckily, NJPAC has you covered. The The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a hip-hop version on the classic story with a new twist, reseting Tchaikovsky’s classic score to new, hip-hop dance moves. This NJPAC show truly celebrates the magic of the holiday season with all-star dancers, a DJ, violinist and eye-catching digital scenery that ties it all together. You will be movin’ and groovin’ the whole time while enjoying this Christmas classic.
Prudential Hall
Cost: $29-$79

Holiday Dreams: A Spectacular Holiday Cirque, December 28

Holiday Dreams: A Spectacular Holiday Cirque at NJPACAt Holiday Dreams: A Spectacular Holiday Cirque, your family can enjoy a new kind of winter wonderland—one they’ll never expect and never forget. This performance is propelled by acrobats, aerialists, daredevils, music comedy performers, high-tech effects and an incredibly thrilling soundtrack. Leave it to NJPAC to take the ‘magic of Christmas’ to a whole new level.
Prudential Hall
Cost: $29-$69

For a full list of shows, please visit NJPAC on Instagram or at njpac.org.

Be sure to tag your photos with #NJMOM and @njmom at all of the fun events you’re attending in NJ this fall and winter.

This content is sponsored by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, where there’s literally something for everyone.


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Erika is a yogi, writer, coffee enthusiast, and world traveler. If she's not at the beach or chasing the sunset, she's looking for the best iced coffee she can find and planning her next adventure. Her favorite NJ spots include The Saint, Island Heights, and Lava Java House.