A central hub of culture, art, beauty, and history, Washington Park of Newark, NJ has much to offer visitors and New Jersey residents alike. Washington Park is located in downtown Newark, less than a ten-minute drive from Value Van and Car Rental’s Newark location. From beautiful scenery, city sounds, good food, to fun events, you can always find something to do in Washington Park.
According to the Examiner.com, Washington Park was founded in 1666, the same year the City of Newark, NJ was established. Throughout the park, you can find statues and other landmarks that speak of the city’s rich history. Park events you won’t want to miss include:
- After Dark in the Park/Rockin’ Out Fridays: From July 11, 2014 through September 12, 2014, you can catch an outdoor concert every Friday, rain or shine, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is free to the public. If you plan to meet friends or come with a group, you may want to consider a passenger van rental to avoid finding multiple parking spots.
- Open-Air Market: On Wednesdays from June through October, you can come to Washington Park to shop for locally grown produce while at the same time listen to live music. The market is open from noon to 2 p.m.
Washington Park may have other one-time events throughout the summer months, so be sure to check out Newark Happening for all the latest on events in Newark, NJ.
For transportation to and from Washington Park, contact Value Van and Car Rental for your rental car, van rental, or passenger van rental needs. Located just down the road from Washington Park, Value Van and Car Rental is conveniently located and has served New Jersey residents and visitors for over 25 years. Give our friendly and professional staff a call at 973-792-0343 today to reserve your car rental.