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July 2015

Incredible Performances Coming to NJ Theater Destinations

NJ Concert Venues kick off Labor Day weekend with The Jacksons and The Commodores.

NJ Theater Destinations

Music and theater come together with great performance in the Garden State over the next several weeks. Do you have tickets?

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center kicks off Labor Day weekend with R&B legends The Jacksons and The Commodores. This will be the first time these Motown greats will be performing at NJPAC, and it promises to be one of the season's biggest highlights. The venue will also welcome Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Diana Ross, the London City Orchestra, The Price is Right and more.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Theater hosts the Grammy Award-winning  Manhattans.. Gerald Alston, the lead singer, and fellow band founding member Winfred “Blue” Lovett reunited the group in the 90s. The Manhattans take to the stage on Friday, September 11, at 8 p.m. A favorite group at New Jersey concert venues, The Silver Stars, will be performing as the opening act. Later in the month, funny man Colin Quinn brings his one-man show "New York Story" to the SOPAC stage.

One Direction returns to MetLife Stadium as part of their 2015 World Tour. They will be appearing on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, as one of the premier MetLife Stadium events. Their show starts at 7 p.m.

Later in the month, Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean combine their World Tours for one night of great musical entertainment. This is Kenny Chesney's Big Revival Tour, and Jason Aldean will be pulling out all the stops with his Burn It Down Tour performance. Brantley Gilbert, Cole Swindell and Old Dominion are also performing on the show as special guests.

The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ, welcomes theater and concert lovers to West Orange. We are located just a short drive away from these three outstanding NJ theater destinations and offer full service and luxury amenities.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

Find a Mid-Week Getaway Deal in NJ

Check in on weekdays to get a sweet deal with our Suite Deal Package.

Getaway Deal in NJ

Business or mid-week escape in the works?  We have a perfectly SUITE deal for you! The Suite Deal Package is an ideal upgrade for travelers whether in town for business or pleasure. At The Wilshire Grand, our package includes a stay in one of our well-appointed, luxurious suites between Monday and Thursday. It also includes complimentary parking for any of our visitors traveling by car. Guests will receive a wonderful welcome gift, subject to availability too!

What can you expect with a stay in one of suites?  Deluxe Accommodations with Pillow-Top beds, 42 inch flat screen television, complimentary breakfast in the lobby, complimentary wired and wireless high speed Internet access, well appointed, comfortable workspace with desk and chair, Hair dryers and toiletries by Personalized Eco Friendly Amenities, Speakman 5 jet center massage showerhead, iPod docking station, “Micro-fridge” combination mini refrigerator and microwave unit, in-room iron and ironing board, in-room coffee maker with Wolfgang Puck coffee, in-room movies on demand and satellite service, in-room safe large enough to fit most lap top computers and laundry service.

Centrally located to NYC, our suite offer is the perfect getaway deal in NJ. Our is ideal for business travelers seeking refuge from the busy city. Only half an hour from New York, guests can enjoy a peaceful night without having to sacrifice their commute to downtown Manhattan.

Check in to the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ during weekdays to take advantage of the perfect getaway deal in NJ.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

Families Have the Best Summer Day Trips in NJ

Home to amazing NJ family friendly destinations!

Best Summer Day Trips in NJ
There's something for every family member to do with the best summer day trips in NJ. From renowned historical sites to science and nature exhibits at local museums, a trip to the Garden State is sure to fill every vacationer's day with fun and variety.

Children and adults can marvel at familiar and exotic wildlife to be found at the Turtleback Zoo. The Zoo offers both education and entertainment to its visitors including fun filled activities like miniature golf and the opportunity to sightsee with expert tour guides. Boating is available for those up for an outdoor excursion and a variety of restaurants are open nearby. Events change monthly and there's always something new to see or do!

For those interested in science, New Jersey offers plenty of interactive opportunities to engage inquiring minds. Science and nature lovers will delight with events at the Liberty Science Center. The science center offers a fantastic experience via its IMAX Theater and 3D film selection. It is open every day with options for families with younger children in addition to the normal experiments, camps and challenges.

New Jersey also offers visitors historical landmarks to explore. Tourists from near and far will love learning about Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty at Liberty State Park. Visitors can enjoy a ferry ride with breathtaking ocean views when traveling from the mainland to the island.

To top off the fun filled summer days, vacationers may want to retire in comfort at any of our spacious and contemporary rooms at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ. When you book with us, you can enjoy your choice of luxury rooms, pet friendly services and wonderful amenities. We are home to a world-class fitness center, as well as fine dining onsite.

Until next week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

Yoga Classes in West Orange NJ

The American Yoga Academy offers classes to help hotel guests relax.


Traveling is taxing, but we have found a way for travelers, as well as locals, to find time in the day to relax. Of all hotel fitness facilities in the area, only the Wilshire Grand Hotel offers an extensive calendar of yoga classes and services.

The American Yoga Academy, located inside the Wilshire Grand, offers a full range of classes here for people of all ages. There are even yoga classes for children. Sign up to participate, and, if you prefer more individualized training, you can opt for private and semi-private lessons.

Those interested in developing their relaxation techniques and practicing mindfulness also have meditation classes available to them. Sign up for nutrition counseling with the Academy for expert fitness and dieting advice. Individual consultations can help you choose what to do next in your wellness routine.

In addition, the Academy offers wedding and birthday party yoga classes, as well as corporate events. You can relax, become more mindful and hone your practice by yourself, with friends or with coworkers.

When you choose to stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, you can benefit from in-hotel yoga classes as well as many of our other amenities. As a guest, you can have a complimentary European style breakfast each morning, and you can use free wireless internet any time you like. We are located less than a mile from scenic Verona Park, where visitors enjoy fishing and boating, sports fields, a gazebo with free concerts and great walking and jogging paths. Whether you're in town for business or just for a visit, staying with us means you get the best service and amenities...especially when it comes to fitness and well-being.

Until next week,

The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ

NJ Event Planners: Reserve your End of Year Meeting & Event Space

Now is the perfect time to reserve your meetings and special events.

  NJ Event Planners

NJ event planners have their hands full – especially when it comes to picking the ideal space for the perfect end of year business meeting, training session, conference or special event.   If you are looking for corporate meeting venues or events spaces in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, consider The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ for the perfect event venue!

With more than 20,000 square feet of sophisticated meeting and event space, The Wilshire Grand Hotel is the premier choice for meetings & conventions, galas, and corporate receptions. Our stylish meeting rooms feature the perfect blend of grandeur, sophistication, and modern convenience. Set an impressive tone for success in our flexible meeting facilities, where you and your guests will also enjoy award-winning catering and banquet service, and full audiovisual support. From small board meetings to conferences and conventions of up to 500 guests, you will find our professional staff unsurpassed in executing your meeting plans to your complete satisfaction.

Our professional event planning associates and a full complement of business services are at your disposal. NJ event planners will receive our full support including audio-visual equipment, high-speed Internet connectivity and the attention of our team to assist with meeting needs and guest inquiries. Be sure to inquire about our exclusive group hotel rates to our corporate guests.

Services and Amenities
•    Over 20,000 Square ft. of flexible banquet space
•    Outdoor reception area
•    World-class catering & culinary team
•    Dedicated meeting planner to help you with every detail
•    Customized menus
•    Audiovisual equipment and support
•    High-speed wireless internet access
•    Free parking
•    Group room rates

For corporate event planning with state-of-the-art technology, first-class service and impeccable accommodations, you can relax knowing that your event will be handled with ease at The Wilshire Grand.  Visit our website  or call us directly 973-731-7007.

Until Next Week,
The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ