June is all about Jersey again! Launched in 2023, New Jersey’s North to Shore Festival is back for a second season, sure to be as successful as the first. Celebrate talent, diversity and creativity during this wow-a-minute statewide arts extravaganza of music, comedy, poetry, theater, film and technology. This epic, multi-faceted event will showcase some of the world’s most spectacular performers in Asbury Park, Atlantic City, and Newark over the course of three consecutive (and extremely entertaining!) weeks in June.

Asbury Park June 10 – 16

Atlantic City June 17 – 23

Newark June 23 – 30

In keeping with Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy’s vision to celebrate the Garden State’s legacy in arts and innovation, North to Shore will bring together 50+ stages, theaters and other indoor and outdoor spaces to honor Jersey-wide artistic excellence.

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Venues include: Asbury Lanes and The Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, Prudential Center and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall Arena and The Showroom at Tropicana in Atlantic City, as well a multitude of other performance areas in and around those cities.


Yes – it’s a party all of June in Jersey, and you’re invited! From concerts to comedy to movies and presentations from leaders in tech and business, you’ll find it at the North to Shore festival. The amazing lineup highlights a mix of rising stars and global headliners, both New Jersey’s own and those who represent the diversity of our state.

Prudential Center

Currently scheduled to appear: Kevin Hart, Matchbox Twenty, Stephen Colbert, Frankie Valli, Gabriel Iglesias, Lake Street Drive, Gary Clark Jr., Brothers Osborne, Jhené Aiko, Prince Royce & Wisin, Samara Joy, Zarna Garg, Bleachers, Delta Sleep, Dramarama, the B-52s, Barenaked Ladies, Yannis Pappas, Jeezy, Sommore, the Australian Pink Floyd Show, Sam Morril & Chris DiStefano, Sheng Wang, the Happy Together Tour, E-Sports Showdown Tournament, Kurt Vile with special guest Emily Robb, Eric Robertson-Avery*Sunshine, the Clarence Clemons Celebration featuring Jarod Clemons and the Late Nights and many more. The list of performers continues to grow day by day. Check here for the most updated list.

Stony Pony

Enjoy art. Dance. Food. Sports. Pop-up gatherings and surprise guests. Conversational panels, stand-up shows, keynote speakers, tribute bands, art classes, acting and lighting workshops, concerts and film screenings add to the excitement of North to Shore’s thrilling calendar of events. Detailed performance and ticket information for each city is available on the festival website

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After the festival, stick around and explore more! Kick back in Asbury Park, where the vibe is art, culture, hip eateries and lots of music. Enjoy breezy boutiques, a vibrant mural-lined boardwalk and absolutely gorgeous beaches. Wondering what else to do in this lively beach town? Here are 10 great places to start, like Asbury Lanes and the Silverball Museum Arcade.

Asbury Lanes

Atlantic City is home to dazzling casinos, award-winning dining, glam oceanfront resorts, retail meccas and stunning shores. In AC, you can literally play the night (and day) away – from the slots to the shops. Dive into these must-do adventures, including visiting the historic Absecon Lighthouse, surf ‘n sun fun on the fabulously free beaches and casino hopping, of course!

And when it comes to award-winning Spanish, Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine, performing arts, and the largest museum in New Jersey, Newark is the place to be. Visit the Garden State’s bustling metropolis and be inspired at every turn, including the Newark Museum of Art. See what’s happening at the GlassRoots Studio. Then, set out and shop the largest outlet mall in the state, The Mills at Jersey Gardens.

Need a place to stay? Jersey’s got you covered! Check out accommodations in and around the state including North to Shore venues in Asbury Park, Atlantic City and Newark. And if you’re on the lookout for even more events to fill your calendar, you’re on the right path. Fabulous New Jersey happening are here, there and everywhere and they’re all just a click away – tap here. Access your free NJ travel guide and sign up for our e-newsletter too – because in Jersey, there’s always something to do.