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Enjoy Summer Weekends with Hub City Sounds!

The New Brunswick Cultural Center is pleased to invite the public to the annual Hub City Sounds performance festival, a series of music, dance and arts performances and activities at Boyd Park and the New Brunswick downtown on weekends in August and September.  All events are free, family-friendly and open to the public.

For events at Boyd Park, free parking is available one block away at the Rutgers University Safety Building Deck.  Attendees are welcome to bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating.  Refreshments and cold beverages will be available for sale at the events.

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1-7 p.m. Sunday, July 23 at Boyd Park: Guelaguetza


1-6 p.m. Saturday, August 12 at Boyd Park: 2nd Annual Indo-American Festival


Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, August 26 at Boyd Park: 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival


Noon-6 p.m. September 8-10: Rock New Brunswick


1-6 p.m. Saturday, September 16 on George Street between Liberty Street and Paterson Street: 5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival

This event, held across the three communities of New Brunswick, Somerville and Flemington, features an array of talented jazz artists. More information is available here.

Noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 24 at Boyd Park: Raritan River Festival

Each year, the Raritan River Festival celebrates the history and environmental impact of the Raritan River with this family-friendly festival. Live music and performers, food, a beer garden, activities for children and much more will be offered throughout the day. Don’t miss the Beez Foundation’s Duck Drop into the Raritan River, a fundraiser to benefit the Foundation’s fight against pediatric brain cancer.

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, October 8 at Joyce Kilmer Park: Hub City Sounds @ Ciclovia with the Annual Corazon Latino Festival

Active living and arts and culture meld for an early fall day celebrating Latino and Caribbean culture in the midst of the open streets and activities of New Brunswick Ciclovia!

New Brunswick Cultural Center, Inc. (NBCC), is the nonprofit organization that oversees the evolution, improvement, and expansion of the downtown cultural and entertainment district. The organization supports efforts among its member companies to achieve greater cooperation and coordination of activities and sponsors www.newbrunswickarts.org, providing a comprehensive view of cultural activities.