INFORMATION

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ABOUT

Newark Arts Festival 2019, powered by Prudential and produced by Newark Arts, celebrates its 18th year as a free citywide arts festival in New Jersey’s largest city October 10 through 13, 2019.  NAF was recently named Favorite Visual Arts Festival in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards and each year, the Festival puts a spotlight on Newark’s artistic and cultural institutions, features both nationally recognized and also emerging, local creatives, and provides attendees the opportunity to shop and purchase the work of over 100 artists in their open studios. Alongside the visual arts, music, dance, theater and spoken word can be found throughout the festival, as well as hands-on arts activities for youth.

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FESTIVAL MAP

Download and Print your own NAF Map here: PDF(8.5x11) Download

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GETTING HERE:

Start your Newark Arts Festival experience at our Official NAF2019 HEADQUARTERS located at  Eleven80, 1180 Raymond Blvd.

NAF2019 HEADQUARTERS

1180 Raymond Blvd (corner of Raymond and Commerce),
Newark, NJ 07102

Special thanks to Cogswell Realty/Eleven80 for generously donating this space.

HOURS

10am – 6pm.

DIRECTIONS

FROM THE NORTH:

I-95 S toward George Washington Br/Upper Level (Crossing into New Jersey).

Merge onto I-95 S/New Jersey Tpke S (Portions toll).

Merge onto I-280 W via EXIT 15W toward Newark/Kearny (Portions toll).

Take the NJ-21 S exit, EXIT 15A, toward Newark/ARENA/IRONBOUND/Downtown ARTS.

Turn left onto McCarter Hwy/NJ-21.

Head north on NJ-21 N toward Commerce St.

Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Commerce St.

Arrive at 1180 Raymond Blvd., Newark, NJ.

FROM THE SOUTH:

Merge onto New Jersey Tpke N (Portions toll).

Merge onto NJ-81 N via EXIT 13A toward Newark Airport/Elizabeth Seaport (Portions toll).

NJ-81 N becomes US-1 (LOCAL) N/US-9 N/Pulaski Skwy N.

Take McCarter Hwy/NJ-21 toward US-22/Newark/Downtown.

Head north on NJ-21 N toward Commerce St.

Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Commerce St.

Arrive at 1180 Raymond Blvd., Newark, NJ.

MASS TRANSIT:

Hop in a taxi or ride share from Newark Penn Station to 1180 Raymond Blvd.

By Bus
Bolt Bus https://www.boltbus.com/
Mega Bus https://us.megabus.com/
Greyhound https://www.greyhound.com/

By Train
NJ Transit http://www.njtransit.com
PATH http://www.panynj.gov/path
Amtrak https://www.amtrak.com

Q: What are the dates and times of the Festival?
A: General Festival hours are each day from 10am-10pm, however check each exhibition listing for more detailed specifics. The Festival Headquarters hours are 10am-6pm.

Q: There are so many Exhibitions. Where do I start?
A: The best way to navigate the festival is by day. Please visit the day by day listing HERE

Q: Is the Festival free?
A: Yes, with the exception of certain Spotlight Events that can be found HERE.

Q: Where should I park?
A: Visit Newark Parking Finder and input the date and hours you will be at the Festival for the best parking options.

Didn’t answer your question? Email us at festival@newarkarts.org or call 973-643-1625.

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WHERE TO STAY

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott
1 Hotel Road,
Newark, NJ
973-623-0006

*Mention Newark Arts Festival at booking to receive the festival rate of $129/night. Reservations must be received on or before September 15th, 2019.

Call Central Reservations:
1 (800) 228-9290 or (973) 623-0006  and reference Newark Arts Festival.

Online:
Click on the reservation link below and following the steps within the link.
Book your group rate for Newark Arts Festival

Hotel Indigo Newark

810 Broad Street
Newark, NJ
973-242-0065

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Visit one of our other Greater Newark Area hotels.

Just head over to Newark Happening and BOOK NOW for Newark Arts Festival.

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100 Things To Do in Newark

100 Things to Do in Newark Before You Die is your personal tour guide to New Jersey’s largest city. Curated by Newark’s Glambassador, this comprehensive (and family-friendly) listing of 100 amazing ideas will immerse you in the best of Newark cuisine, art, history and culture. Soak up the sun and fun at Riverfront Park. Explore the breathtaking architecture of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Play, tinker and create in the MakerSPACE at the Newark Museum. Catch a Devils game at the Prudentia. 100 Things to Do in Newark Before You Die is your personal tour guide to New Jersey’s largest city. Curated by Newark’s Glambassador, this comprehensive (and family-friendly) listing of 100 amazil Center, and then head to the Ironbound for an unbelievable Brazilian burger. In Newark, the options are absolutely endless. So let’s get started, shall we? Get ready to experience the blueprint to the best of Brick City, right at your fingertips!

Supported in part by a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.

Supported in part by a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.