NJ Indian Community Events

New Jersey is home to a vibrant Indian community.

Classical and Bollywood music events, temple functions like Makara Sankranti, Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Holi, Holika Dahan, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Mandala Puja and Diwali, New Year other Indian festival celebrations and a host of cultural events are organized frequently by various community groups or Hindu temples in New Jersey.

Newark Ave Jersey City image © sagar.comLittle India on Newark Ave (Jersey City)

Check back at Sagar.com regularly for forthcoming Indian community events organized by various organizations in New Jersey.

Hindu Festivals & Other Functions
November 16, 2019 – January 14, 2020
Ayyappa Swamy Mandala Puja

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple South Hall 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: November 16, 2019 – January 14, 2020
Contact: 908-725-4477

November 16, 2019 – January 14, 2020
Ayyappa Mandal Puja

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: November 16, 2019 – January 14, 2020
Contact: 201-529-1277

December 7, 2019
Gita Jayanti

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple South Hall 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 7, 2019
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 7, 2019
Gita Jayanti

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: December 7, 2019
Contact: 732-972-5552

December 8, 2019
Gita Jayanti

Where: Berlin Hindu Temple 25 Taunton Ave, Berlin, NJ 08009
When: December 8, 2019
Contact: 856-768-6785

December 16, 2019 – January 13, 2020
Tiruppavai / Dhanush Sankramanam

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple South Hall 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 16, 2019 – January 13, 2020
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 16, 2019 – January 13, 2020
Dhanush Sankramanam

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: December 16, 2019 – January 13, 2020
Contact: 732-972-5552

December 31, 2019
New Year Eve Veda Parayanam

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 31, 2019
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 31, 2019
New Year Eve Puja

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: December 31, 2019
Contact: 201-529-1277

December 31, 2019
New Year Eve Puja

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: December 31, 2019
Contact: 732-972-5552

January 1, 2020
New Year Celebrations

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: January 1, 2020
Contact: 908-725-4477

January 15, 2020
Makara Sankranti Pongal

Where: Berlin Hindu Temple 25 Taunton Ave, Berlin, NJ 08009
When: January 15, 2020
Contact: 856-768-6785

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Christmas Holiday & New Year Events
November 25 – December 23, 2019
Morristown Christmas Festival

Where: The Morristown Green 10 N. Park Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960
When: November 25 – December 23, 2019

November 30 – December 30, 2019
Holiday Model Train Show

Where: Barron Arts Center 582 Rahway Avenue Woodbridge, NJ 07095
What: Exhibition of model trains
When: November 30 – December 30, 2019 Mon-Fri: 11AM-4PM Sat & Sun: 2PM-4PM
Closed on Dec 25, 2019, free admission
Contact: 732-634-0413

December 1, 2019
Holiday Parade

Where: Main Street Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: December 1, 2019 1:30PM-3:30PM

December 5, 2019
Colonia Christmas Tree Lighting

Where: Evergreen Senior and Youth Center 400 Inman Avenue Colonia, NJ 07067
When: December 5, 2019 6PM

December 6-7, 2019
Krampus Festival

Where: Paranormal Books & Curiosities 621 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712
When: December 6-7, 2019 6:30PM-9:30PM

December 6, 2019
Christmas Tree Lighting

Where: Barron Arts Center 582 Rahway Avenue Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: December 6, 2019 5PM

December 7, 2019
Fords Holiday Tree Lighting

Where: Fords Public Parking Lot 555 New Brunswick Ave Fords, NJ 08863
When: December 7, 2019 3PM-6PM

December 7, 2019
Casino Pier Holiday Festival

Where: Casino Pier 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
When: December 7, 2019 12PM-2PM
Contact: 732-793-6488

December 13, 2019
Holiday Concert

Where: Barron Arts Center 582 Rahway Avenue Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: December 13, 2019 7:30PM

December 16, 2019
Treat Pain with Regenerative Medicine

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: December 16, 2019 7PM-8PM registration required
Contact: 732-634-4450

December 25, 2019
Christmas Friendship Dinner

Where: St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church 436 Port Reading Ave Port Reading, NJ 07064
When: December 25, 2019 1:30PM-3:30PM

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Until November 16, 2019
Immigration Citizenship Class

Where: Fords Branch Library 211 Ford Ave Fords, NJ 08863
When: Saturdays Until November 16, 2019 10AM-2PM
Contact: 862-704-2283

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Sundays
Sukhmani Sahib

Where: Central Jersey Sikh Association 116 North Main St, Windsor, NJ 08561
When: Ist & 3rd Sundays of month 8AM
Contact: 609-371-6188

Friday & Sunday
Guru Ka Langar

Where: Sikh Gurdwara Pine Hill 1110 Blackwood Clementon Rd, Pine Hill, NJ, 08021
When: Fridays 9PM-9:30PM, Sundays 1:30PM-2PM
Contact: 856-464-9835

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Sundays
Sunday Worship in Tamil

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, NJ 08830
When: Sundays from 6PM-10PM
Contact: 732-439-1087

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November 25, 2019
Free SAT Math Refresher Class

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: November 25, 2019 for ages 15-18, 6PM-8PM registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

November 26 & December 17, 2019
Code Ninja: Game Building

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: November 26 & December 17, 2019 6PM-7PM for ages 7-9, & 7:15PM-8:16PM for ages 10-14 registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

November 30, 2019
Free SAT Math Refresher Class

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: November 30, 2019 for ages 15-18, 10:30AM-12:30PM registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

December 4, 2019
College Funding

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: December 4, 2019 7PM-8PM
Contact: 732-287-2298

Saturdays
ESL and Computer Classes

Where: Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara 1080 West side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
When: Every Saturday
Contact: 201-432-1122

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November 30 & December 1, 2019
Natya Spardha

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: November 30 & December 1, 2019
Contact: 732-972-5552

December 3, 2019
History of Cricket

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: December 3, 2019 7PM-8PM
Contact: 732-287-2298

December 16, 2019
Book Discussion: The Namesake

Where: Clara Barton Library 141 Hoover Ave Edison, NJ 08837
When: December 16, 2019 1PM-2:30PM
Contact: 732-738-0096

January 24 – February 23, 2020
New Jersey Film Festival

Where: Rutgers University Voorhees Hall #105 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
When: January 24 – February 23, 2020 7PM-9:30PM

Every Thursday
Free Bollywood Dance Class

Where: North Bergen Free Public Library 8411 Bergenline Ave North Bergen, NJ 07047
When: Every Thursday 6:30PM-7:30PM, register @ reference desk
Contact: 201-869-4715

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November 2 – December 7, 2019
Guided Meditation

Where: Millburn Free Public Library Room B 200 Glen Avenue Millburn, NJ 07041
When: Saturdays November 2 – December 7, 2019 10AM-11AM
Contact: 973-376-1006

November 16, 2019
Laughter Yoga

Where: East Rutherford Memorial Library 143 Boilings Springs Ave East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When:November 16, 2019 10:15AM-11:15AM
Contact: 201-939-3930

December 3, 2019
Reducing Stress through Meditation

Where: South Brunswick Public Library Room A/B 110 Kingston Lane Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
When: JDecember 3, 2019 7PM-8:30PM
Contact: 732-329-4000 x7634

Until December 28, 2019
Guided Meditation

Where: East Rutherford Memorial Library 143 Boilings Springs Ave East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When: Saturdays Until December 28, 2019 11:30AM
Contact: 201-939-3930

Sundays
Homeopathy Clinic

Where: Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara 1080 West side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
What: Free checkups & consultation
What: Every Sunday
Contact: 201-432-1122

Mondays & Tuesdays
Free Yoga Classes

Where: North Bergen Free Public Library 8411 Bergenline Ave North Bergen, NJ 07047
When: Mondays 9AM-10AM and Tuesdays 6:30PM-7:30PM
Contact: 201-869-4715

Sundays
Yoga, Asanas and Pranayamam

Where: NJ Marathi Association 143 Rt 35, Laurence Harbor, NJ 08879
What:Every Sunday 9AM-11AM
Contact: 732-441-1119

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NJ Farmers & Flea Markets
Every Wednesday
Holmdel, NJ Farmers Market

Where: Bell Works 101 Crawfords Corner Rd Holmdel, NJ 07733
When: Every Wednesday From May 22, 2019 1PM-6PM

Until November 24, 2019
Edison Farmers Market (Seasonal)

Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ
When: Sundays From June 16, 2019 – November 24, 2019 8AM-2PM

Until November 24, 2019
Jersey City River View Farmers Market

Where: Riverview-Fisk Park 498 Palisades Ave Jersey City, NJ 07037
When: Sundays Until November 24, 2019 10AM-3PM

June-October 2020
Farmers Market

Where: Essex & Main St Millburn, NJ 07041
When: Tuesdays June – October, 2020 1PM-6PM

Other Resources for Indians:
NYC Indian Jobs
Los Angeles & Artesia Area Jobs for Indians
Silicon Valley Bay Area Jobs for Indians
Pittsburgh Indian Jobs
Philly Help Wanted Ads
Columbus, OH Help Wanted Ads
New Jersey Jobs for Indians
Edison, NJ Jobs

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