Monthly Archives: July 2016

Newark Riverfront Revival Summer 2015 Highlights

Thank you to all of our sponsors, partners, and supporters for making 2015 a summer to remember at Newark Riverfront Park! We continue to build on great programming, park stewardship and helping to reconnect Newarkers to their River!!!

Special thanks to National Endowment for the Arts, Victoria Foundation, The Trust for Public LandNewark Office of Film + Television, Panasonic and Seidler Chemical Company for their generous contributions and to our partners, the City of Newark, County of EssexIronbound Community Corporation,Friends of Riverfront Park, and Hackensack Riverkeeper for their continued support.  Hope to see you all this summer!

Video filmed and edited by Emackqulent Entertainment

August 27: 2nd Annual Dance Newark! “Movements of the World”

‪#‎Newark‬ ‪#‎Riverfront‬ Revival is proud to announce our 2nd Annual Dance Newark! event on Saturday, August 6th from 4-7pm featuring “Movements of the World” with ‪#‎HeritageIrishDanceCompany‬ (Irish Step Dancing),  Felipe & Rafael (Brazil), Ricardo Santiago (Flamenco), Kyle Marshall, Smiling David’s Dance StudioNai-Ni Chen Dance Company (Contemporary) and a special performance by Maurice Chestnut (Tap) &Storyboard P in association w/ Dance on The Lawn & New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) & the Gallery Aferro Mobile Portrait Studio w/ DJ Scotty Nevers


July 24th @ 5pm – Riverfront Theater Day with The Movement Musical!


Sunday, July 24th, 5pmRiverfront Theater Day – The Movement Musical at the Orange Sticks

Last week we got rained out, but we hope you can come out to the Orange Sticks this Sunday for a great day of musical theater featuring the talented cast of The Movement Musical!

This a’ cappella musical tells the story of the children and teens who stood up against injustice in Birmingham, Alabama. The Children’s Crusade was launched by several civil rights leaders in 1963, to help propel The Movement forward. Written and Directed by Kathy D.Harrison, The Movement was featured in the 2015 National Black Theater Festival and is performed by the ensemble cast of Diversity Youth Theater.

Riverfront Interactive Art Day on July 23rd from 2-5pm!

GalleryRetail hosts an interactive day of creating art for all ages. Join in, create, share and learn some yarn crafts.

Want to just unwind?

In the midst of the hustle of the city, we offer a relaxing recess with our labyrinth.

The labyrinth, complete with words of encouragement, guided meditations, and Newark fun facts will stimulate the senses and provide opportunities for introspection.


Friday, July 22nd is Family Movie Night featuring Zootopia!

Friday, July 22nd is Riverfront Family Movie Night Featuring Zootopia in The Meadow!

It’s Family Movie Night at Riverfront Park on July 22nd featuring Disney’s latest smash movie, Zootopia! Bring out your children, blanket and chairs and watch the movie under the stars in The Meadow located behind the sports fields on Raymond Boulevard & Brill Street.

This event is sponsored by Newark Office of Film & Television.