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Looking for some new ideas for your next night out in Roxbury? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of some our favorite activities in one of our favorite cities—Roxbury, New Jersey! So whether you’re headed off to a night out with the girls, or you want to switch up date night with your sweetie, we’ve got something for you!

roxbury lake hopatcongSail the night away

Sit back and enjoy a two-hour sunset dinner cruise around Lake Hopatcong on Miss Lotta. Explore the cabin of the 57 ft Skipperliner and then watch the beautiful sunset on the water on this refurbished, state-of-the-art ship. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal and incredible views during your romantic and relaxing evening.

Roxbury NJ hatchet throwThrow it all out there

Looking for something totally different? Try Stumpy’s Hatchet House, a recreation center where you gather with your group and throw hatchets at a target. (Think darts with a twist.) You can also bring in your own food and drinks, making this a laidback and unforgettable outing. Butter your guy up by taking him here and then tell him next time you get to pick the date night! (Hint: dance lessons).

Roxbury, New Jersey (NJ) dance lessonsPut your best foot forward

Spice up your romance or grab a group of singles and head off to a beginner ballroom dance lesson at Arthur Murray. It’s a great way to try something new and reconnect with your sweetie, or meet new people if you’re on the dating scene. And don’t worry if you have two left feet! We offer a range of lessons suited to meet any skill set.

Roxbury, New Jersey (NJ) BreweryBring on the brews

Pull up a chair and enjoy hanging out as you relax with a beer, because Roxbury is home to some fantastic breweries. Among some of our favorites are Czig Meister Brewing Company, Jersey Girl Brewing Company, and Fort Nonsense Brewing Company. All of them are open late so you can make a pit stop on your way out or enjoy post-dinner drinks as you wind down the night.

Roxbury, New Jersey (NJ) escape roomEscape to a new kind of fun

Grab your friends who love a challenge and head to the Last Minute Escape, our favorite escape room venue. Each room has a unique theme and mission. Your group gets one hour to search for clues, use them to solve puzzles, and escape the room before time runs out. The only way to lose at this event is if you don’t have fun!


There’s no shortage of things to do in Roxbury! Next time you’re wondering where to enjoy your evening out, try one of these fun activities and experience all that Roxbury has to offer!

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Sarah has been with Arthur Murray Dance Studios since 2001. She started as a Certified Professional Instructor and went through the Arthur Murray ranks winning many performance awards throughout the years. She eventually opened her own studio with her husband in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Since then, she and her husband have added 5 more studios to their family, the Denville NJ, Roxbury NJ, Chatham NJ, and Morristown NJ and Bucharest Romania locations. She loves being a part of Arthur Murray and transforming people’s lives through the process of learning to dance!