How to get to the Ironbound

Via Route 280
Follow Route 280 East to Exit 15 (Route 21 South - Ironbound). At bottom of ramp, go right onto Route 21 South (McCarter Highway). Follow Route 21 South to Edison Place (two lights after Raymond Blvd.) and make a left - Edison Place merges into Ferry Street.

From NJ Turnpike
Follow NJ Turnpike to Exit 15E (Newark). After toll booth follow Raymond Boulevard west into the Ironbound.Take a left onto Buren or Jefferson Streets to Ferry Street.

Via Route 78
Follow Route 78 East until it splits near Newark Airport. Stay right and follow Route 1&9 South to Route 21 North (McCarter Highway). Travel across viaduct. Follow Route 21 North to Edison Place.Go right under railroad tracks (Penn Station) onto Ferry Street.

Rail Directions:
NJ TRANSIT is Bound for the IronBound. Take the fast and convenient way on NJ TRANSIT rail, bus or the Newark City Subway to Newark Penn Station which is located at the IronBound's doorstep

The Northeast Corridor, Raritan line and North Jersey Coast Line as well as the Newark City Subway stop at Newark Penn Station.

The Montclair-Boonton and Morris & Essex Lines stop at Newark Broad Street Station, where customers pickup the Loop bus which stops at the IronBound.

Opening in Summer 2006, the Newark City Subway Extension will connect Newark Broad Street Station with Newark Penn Station giving customers faster access to the IronBound.

The Main-Bergen and Pascack Valley Lines stop at Secaucus Junction where customers can take the Northeast Corridor one stop to Newark Penn Station.

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Upcoming Newark Events, Great Shopping & Dining – Go Ironbound!!


12/1-3 Hough Plays Rachmaninoff
12/2-3/17 Books on the Move 2017-2018
12/2 SAD! A Happy Evening with Stephen Colbert & Samantha Bee
12/3 Say it With Music: The Best of Irving Berlin
12/5 Israel at 70: A Personal Perspective
12/7-5/3 PSE&G True Diversity Film Series
12/7 An Evening with Savion Glover
12/7-4/29 Dance Workshops
12/7 Joe, with special guests 112, Next and Total
12/9-10 PAW Patrol Live!
12/13 An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson
12/14 HOT 97 Hot for the Holidays with Chris Brown, 21 Savage, Cardi B, Dave East & Tee Grizzley
12/15 Hip Hop Nutcracker Dance Workshop
12/15 The Hip Hop Nutcracker featuring Kurtis Blow
12/16 NJPAC Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace
12/16 Forces of Nature Dance Company
12/16 The Nutcracker
12/17 Handel’s Messiah
12/20-5/23 Jazz in the Stacks
12/20 Straight No Chaser
12/21-5/17 Jazz Jam Sessions
12/29 Video Games Live
12/30 Michael Carbonaro
12/31 Charlie Wilson: New Year’s Eve Celebration


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12/1-3 Garth Brooks
12/8 NJ Devils vs Columbus Bluejackets
12/9 Never Forget Tribute Classic
12/12 NJ Devils vs Los Angeles Kings
12/14 Hot 97’s Hot for the Holidays
12/15 NJ Devils vs Dallas Stars
12/16 Ozuna Odisea Society Tour with Wisin
12/18 NJ Devils vs Anaheim Ducks
12/19 WWE Smackdown Live
12/20 Seton Hall vs Wagner
12/21 NJ Devils vs NY Rangers
12/23 Seton Hall vs Manhattan
12/23 NJ Devils vs Chicago Blackhawks
12/26 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
12/27 NJ Devils vs Detroit Red Wings
12/28 Seton Hall vs Creighton
12/29 NJ Devils vs Buffalo Sabres
12/30 Harlem Globetrotters
12/31 Seton Hall vs St. John’s


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