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4 posts from July 2014


Ready or Not: Summer Exhibit at the Newark Museum!

Discover works by 40 New Jersey-based artists at this summer exhibit at the Newark Museum.

Summer Exhibits at the Newark MuseumThe 2014 New Jersey Arts Annual in Fine Art features the exhibit: Ready or Not, which showcases the work of 40 New Jersey-based artists. Discover the summer exhibit at the Newark Museum now through September 7, 2014 and plan your visit with us in West Orange, NJ.

The New Jersey Arts Annual is a unique event that highlights the works of visual artists in the state. The NJ exhibit uses a wide range of artistic processes and approaches in color, form, material and content. If looking for things to do in NJ this summer, check out the Newark Museum exhibit this summer.

The Wilshire Grand Hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the Newark Museum and many family attractions in the NJ area. The Ready or Not 2014 New Jersey Arts Annual: Fine Art is at the Newark Museum for a limited time. Book your stay today!

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ


Here are 3 Advantages of having your Wedding at a Hotel!

Searching for the perfect wedding venue? Check out these advantages of having your wedding at a hotel.

Advantages of having your Wedding at a Hotel

There are many advantages of having your wedding at a hotel. If you’re planning a wedding and looking for the perfect location for your big day, consider a hotel such as our Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ. We host gorgeous weddings at the Wilshire Grand Hotel every year. Check out the many benefits of a hotel wedding:

Advantage #1: Our professionals will make the entire wedding process a lot easier. From the moment your cocktail hour begins, you will receive top-notch service from our butlers passing around hors d’oeuvres to unlimited premium liquors. You can also enjoy complimentary color lighting to help set the mood on the dance floor. 

Advantage #2: We will design your personal wedding package to match your exact specifications and desires. Our wedding concierge will be there every step of the way to ensure that your wedding package best suits your tastes and needs.

Advantage #3: The bride and bridal party will have plenty of room to get ready for their big day, right on our property. You can prepare for the day in one of two brand new bridal salons equipped with expansive mirrors, private restrooms, personal safes and many other amenities. 

If planning a wedding in our NJ area, feel free to Request more Information and one of our event specialists in NJ will contact you shortly.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ


Walking with Dinosaurs – An Action-Packed Family Event at the Prudential Center.

Searching for family events at the Prudential Center? Check out “Walking with Dinosaurs.”

Family Events at the Prudential Center

Travel back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth.

Walking with Dinosaurs the Arena Spectacular is an action-packed family event at the Prudential Center arriving this July for a limited time. Gather the family and experience the action-packed event, taking place July 23 through July 27, 2014. 

Walking with Dinosaurs
Wednesday, July 23-Sunday, July 27, 2014
Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

The family show in NJ depicts the dinosaurs’ evolution featuring 10 species from the entire 200 million year reign of the dinosaurs. Get up close and personal with the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period and more!

Visitors can also experience scenes of the interactions between dinosaurs and discover how carnivorous dinosaurs evolved on two legs.

If planning to attend the NJ event, we invite you to book your family stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ. Our hotel is conveniently located near some of the best family attractions in Northern New Jersey including the Prudential Center and the Turtle Back Zoo.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ


The 2014 Line-Up for Jazz in the Garden at Newark Museum!

New musicians have been added to the line-up for the 2014 Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series at Newark Museum.

Jazz in the Garden Newark Museum

The Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series at Newark Museum has been entertaining visitors for nearly 50 years. This year promises another memorable season, adding new musicians to the impressive list of performers. Check out the 2014 line-up for the Newark event and plan your stay with us in NJ today.

The 2014 Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series at Newark Museum will take place Thursdays from July 10-August 7 from 12:15-1:45pm.

July 10: The Shirazette Experiment Jazztet
July 17: Dave Stryker Quartet
July 24: Claudio Roditi Brazilian Jazz Quartet
July 31: Tessa Souter
August 7: Buster Williams Quartet "Something More"

FEE: Adults $3; Children and Museum members: $1

The Summer Concert Series in Newark will take place rain or shine! Visit the Newark Museum website to learn about each brilliant performance.

If looking for weekday events in the NJ area, head to the Newark Museum and enjoy great performances this summer. If traveling far, we invite you to book your stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ. We hope to see you this summer.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ


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