Saturday, October 15, 5-9pm Riverfront House Night Fundraiser with DJ Omar Abdallah!

This Saturday, Newark Riverfront Revival hosts a special edition of Riverfront House Night with DJ Omar Abdallah to help raise funds to support Riverfront Park programming!

Come out and join the party, dance under the stars, and show your love for Riverfront Park and Riverfront House nights by donating or purchasing a special edition Riverfront House T-Shirt for $20!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016 @ 5:00-9:00PM

Newark Riverfront Park @ the Orange Sticks
Raymond Boulevard between Somme & Van Buren Streets

Newark Riverfront Revival Partners with Newark Arts Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival!

Newark Riverfront Revival is proud to partner with Newark Arts for the upcoming Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival taking place October 19-23! Join us for the Open Doors Public Launch Party & Vendors’ Fair taking place Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza on Thursday, October 20, from 5:30-8:30pm featuring performances by Ricky Persaud, Jr., Emily & The Ideals Band, Maurice Chestnut, Charisa the ViolinDiva, Soul Steppers, Roman Cruz, All Stars Project of New Jersey, Capoeira, DJ Scotty Nevers, the Barat Foundation Animodules and more!

Saturday, September 17th: Soul Rock on the River with Emily & the Ideals and Ricky Persaud Jr.!

Newark Riverfront Revival is excited to present Soul Rock on the River with Emily & the Ideals and Ricky Persaud Jr.

Join us on Saturday, September 17th from 5-7pm at the Orange Sticks in Newark Riverfront Park for a late summer afternoon of soul, bossa nova, and music en espanol with Emily & the Ideals and roots rock and reggae with Ricky Persaud Jr.


2nd Annual Dance Newark! – Movements of the World Lights Up the Riverfront Stage!

Our 2nd Annual #DanceNewark! event was a huge success thanks to all of our performers, partners and attendees.

As promised, we witnessed dancers from all over the world, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company representing traditional Chinese dance, Heritage Irish Dance Company representing Irish Step Dance, Felipe & Rafael of Brazil, Ricardo Santiago with Flamenco from Spain, all around Latin America and the Caribbean with Smiling David’s Dance School and right back to #Newark, New Jersey with a headlining improvised performance by Newark’s own tap master extraordinaire, Maurice Chestnut with one of the world’s greatest street dancers Storyboard P from Brooklyn, NYC.

Special thanks to Dance on the Lawn, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Gallery Aferro Mobile Portrait Studio, Friends of Riverfront Park, National Endowment of the Arts, and Victoria Foundation for making this event possible.


Newark Boat Tours Cancelled for the Rest of the Summer :(

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Newark Riverfront Revival and Hackensack Riverkeeper are suspending our Newark Boat Tours for the rest of the 2016 season.

We expect to return to normal operation in June 2017. We apologize for any and all inconvenience and we thank you for understanding. All donations collected for cancelled programs will be refunded.

Explore Port Newark This Sunday (August 21st) with Newark Boat Tours!

Sunday, August 21, Boat Tours to Port Newark with Hackensack Riverkeeper!

The Port of Newark is the largest Port on the Eastern Seaboard and the 2nd largest Port in the United States. Experience the Port from the Passaic River and Newark Bay with our Port Boat Tours with Hackensack Riverkeeper this Sunday at 11am and 1pm. Suggested donation is $5 for Newark residents and $15 for non-residents. Must be 5 years and older.

If you are interested in joining us on August 21, please email or call (201) 341-8311 to reserve your spot.