An Eventful Place

Thanks to the city, the university, businesses and other organizations, there’s always something happening in Newark.


June 2-June 23: Spring Concert on the Academy Lawn Every Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. 366-7060
June 4: Annual Newark Nite, 4 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Main Street. The rain date is June 4, 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m. 366-7060


July 4: Liberty Day celebration 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the UD Athletic Complex. Live entertainment, food and fireworks. 366-7060
July 23: Downtown Newark’s Annual Food & Brew Fest, 2 p.m.-10 p.m., 655-6483, or visit


Sept. 8-15: Newark Film Festival Newark Cinema Center 3.
Sept. 18: Newark Community Day 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the UD green. Local artists, entertainment and more. The rain date is Sept. 25. 366-7060
Sept. 25: Annual Taste of Newark Noon-3 p.m. on Old College lawn. More than 40 restaurants. 368-2561

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Oct. 1: Main Street Mile 8 a.m., A mile run down Main Street to benefit the Newark PD’s K9 program. 738-4580
Oct. 30: Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat on Main Street 3-5 p.m., 366-7060


Nov. 19: Turkey Trot 10K starts at 9 a.m.; 5K starts at 10:15 a.m. in Hadloff Park. 366-7060
Nov. 25: Black Friday Downtown Newark. Shop, dine and enjoy friends and family.


Dec. 2: Winterfest 6-8 p.m. on the Academy Lawn. Rain date is Dec. 4. 366-7060
Dec. 7, 14, 21: Wonderful Winter Wednesdays 3 p.m. Shop and dine downtown. Special sale prices. 366-7030
Dec. 3, 10, 17: Holiday Movie Matinees 11 a.m. Free admission with the donation of a non-perishable food item.

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