South Orange Summer Nights

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The best thing since sliced bread!

Flood’s Hill in South Orange is the place to be each Wednesday evening all summer long.  Beginning in June, enjoy arts and crafts in a scenic park setting. As the evenings get longer Music takes center stage, complete with free concerts, food trucks, arts activities and games for the kids. In July comes the popular Movies; bring your blanket and your honey and enjoy the show! All in all, its three full months of free arts programming for all to enjoy. Jointly produced by South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultrual Affairs and the South Orange Performaing Arts Center (SOPAC).

Are you interested in helping to sponsor South Orange Summer Nights?  Contact smartiny@southorange.org for more information.


South Orange Summer Nights 2019

Art in the Park, Summer Concerts and Moonlit Movies are Wednesday night programs collectively known as South Orange Summer Nights and this year they are bigger and better than ever! 

Programs are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, activities will be canceled. South Orange Summer Nights is jointly produced by the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and South Orange Performing Arts Center. 

Programs are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, activities will be canceled.

Art in the Park

June 19, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Cameron Park near the Skate House and Duck Pond
Dark Side of the Moon- Be daring as we dip into black and gray tones! Joins us for and evening of Life Drawing, Paper Airplanes and Scratch Pad Art . CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

June 26, 6:00PM-8PM
Cameron Park near the Skate House and Duck Pond
Starry Night- Shades of blue will dance around as we learn how to make paper in the park with Funky Fun Art. Be a star at improve by Hope and Wonder Theater.

Concerts in the Park

July 3
Floods Hill
• Art in the Park, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Slime Party Exploration Station and Leaf &Inchworm Mural

• Concerts in the Park, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Exodus Supreme playing a unique blend of Reggae, R&B, Latin, Pop and Rock from the 60's to today

July 10 6:00PM-8:00Pm
Floods Hill
• Art in the Park, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Orbeez Exploration Station and Lightening Bug Jar Mural

• Concerts in the Park, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Mark Murphy and Friends: Local singer and songwriter, and owner of Mark Murphy's Music School in South Orange

July 17
Floods Hill
• Art in the Park, 6:00PM-8:00pm
Sand Exploration Station and Lady Bug Circles Mural

• Concerts in the Park, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Xol Asul Band: Represents the new Latin Rock in both Spanish and English

July 24th
Floods Hill
• Art in the Park, 6:00PM-8:00PM
PlayDough Exploration Station and Honeycomb Bees Mural

• Concerts in the Park, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Take Two: Performing tracks that cover everything from the 7-s to today in high energy nonstop party mode.

July 31
Flood's Hill
Art in the Park, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Floam Exploration Station and Snails and Squares Mural

Concerts in the Park, 7:30-9:30pm
Deadful Greats: Playing the best of the Grateful Dead

Moonlit Movies

Moonlit Movies are held Wednesday evenings starting 8:00PM at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.



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