2019 THE GUIDE
Newark is playing host to the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards and the city is taking a moment to celebrate Newark as the arts and culture hub it is.
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This guide will allow you to experience Newarkâ€™s nightlife, whether you are a resident or visiting, let us show you everything our city is doing to celebrate music, art & culture.
VMA EVENT EXPERIENCES
2019 VMA WATCH PARTY 8PM
S U N DAY AUGUST 25th
VMA EVENT EXPERIENCES
MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019
Jimenez Tobacco The Newark Times will host a 2019 VMAs Watch Party at Jimenez Tobacco a cigar and cocktail lounge located just a block away from the prudential center.
2019 VMA AFTER PARTY
BLACK GIRLS ROCK 9PM
Jimenez Tobacco The Newark Times will host a 2019 VMA After Party at Jimenez tobacco to close the weekend’s celebration!
MTV: VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 8PM
Prudential Center The MTV Video Music Award makes its debut in Newark, NJ for the first time ever, making it only the 4th city ever to host the star-studded event. LEARN MORE
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BLACK GIRLS ROCK
THE VMA VIP WEEKEND EXPERIENCE
THE 1MORE AUDIO 9PM
Catas The VMA VIP Weekend Experience will begin with Sunday Brunch. The Sunday Brunch will feature a bespoke menu of delicious food options, signature cocktails, and a live special guest DJ.
SAFE HAUS: A 2019 VMA PRE-PARTY In celebration of music video culture, this edition of Safe Haus will play homage to Video Box (1983) and Yo! MTV Raps (1988).
Powered By Monster Energy Tryp Hotel Little Engine Media is hosting a MTV VMAs VIP experience/afterparty. There are essentially two events happening simultaneously. The main afterparty event and the VIP penthouse experience are both a few blocks away from the VMAs at the Prudential Center on August 26th. The main event will be the an epic after party located at the gorgeous Dutchs lounge at the Tryp By Wyndham Hotel. DJed By VH1 & Hot 97s own DJ Drewski It will feature a VIP section, Celeb hosts, Custom drinks curated for that night by world class mixologists & tons of exciting surprises. The 2019 MTV video music awards promises to be mind blowing, he good thing is that we can get you in the middle of the action. Giftbag sponsors include Monster Energy & MyCharge, Catalyst Case, Saponetta, 1More, Kingston, Harlem Chocolates, Private Eyewear, Maple And Beech & More. RSVP
1 MORE AUDIO
2019 VMA WATCH PARTY & RED CARPET COMMENTARY 8PM Live play by play streaming commentary by Newark Style Mavens of the red carpets at the VMAs and a live viewing party of the events from the Gateway Complex Campus of =SPACE. TUNE IN
Newark’s Own Tai Beauchuamp
Naomi Campbell at Black Girls Rock
Grab a bite at any of our local eateries, we guarantee an amazing dining experience.
27 MIX 27 Halsey St. A lively crowd enjoys Latin, Asian & American eats in an arty, exposed-brick setting near NJPAC. Menu NICOS 1 Center St. Sleek, high-ceilinged bar & bistro offering high-end Italian shared plates, cocktails & wine. Reserve A Table MARCUS B&P 56 Halsey St.` Marcus Samuelsson’s spot for updated comfort fare in a relaxed setting with outdoor seating. Reserve a Table NIZI SUSHI 28 Central Ave Artful sushi & typical Asian entrees presented in an intimate brick-walled eatery with a long bar. Menu DUTCH’S 24 E Park St Dutch’s Lounge specializes in modern comfort food served in a sleek and sophisticated setting. Learn More
SMITTY & MO’S CHICKEN KITCHEN Gateway Building, 100 Mulberry St, We at Smitty & Mo’s are committed to cultivating delicious foods and building memories through the comfort of food. Menu DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE 224 Market St. Barbecue chain serving Southern-style meats & draft brews in a retro setting. Reserve A Table IBERIA 80-84 Ferry St. Eatery with Mediterranean decor known for its abundant rodizio & seafood, with patio & parking lot. Reserve a Table MOMPOU TAPAS WINE BAR & LOUNGE 77 Ferry St. Trendy spot with Spanish tapas, wine, beer & cocktails plus a back patio & occasional live music. Menu FORNOS OF SPAIN 47 Ferry St. Large, bustling restaurant serving Spanish surf, turf & wines in an elegant, old-world setting. Reserve a Table
STAY THE NIGHT
Now that we have you in Newark, stay the night at one of our establishments. HOTEL INDIGO NEWARK DOWNTOWN 810 Broad St. Contemporary hotel in a former bank offering colorful quarters, a restaurant & a rooftop bar. Book Today
BEST WESTERN PLUS ROBERT TREAT HOTEL 50 Park Pl. Contemporary hotel in a former bank offering colorful quarters, a restaurant & a rooftop bar. Book Today
TRYP BY WYNDHAM NEWARK DOWNTOWN 858 Broad St. Bright rooms, some with exercise bikes, in a trendy hotel with a free airport shuttle & a gastropub. Book Today
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT NEWARK DOWNTOWN 858 Broad St. Modern hotel with a restaurant, a business center & an exercise room, plus free WiFi. Book Today
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON NEWARK PENN STATION 1048 Raymond Blvd. Modern lodging offering warm rooms, plus relaxed grill dining, a fitness room & a free shuttle. Book Today
ELEMENT HARRISON NEWARK 399 Somerset St Modern quarters with kitchenettes in airy hotel offering dining, a 24/7 gym & free airport shuttle. Book Today