Tickets are now sold out for the New Jersey Hall of Fame’s 11th annual star-studded red carpet induction ceremony which will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, from 7-9:30 pm at the Paramount Theatre on the famed Jersey Shore boardwalk.
Proceeds from the event, which will cap off the Hall’s capital campaign, are to benefit the NJHOF’s permanent museum at the American Dream complex in East Rutherford. Download FAQ’s about the ceremony and sponsorship opportunities here.
The New Jersey Hall of Fame 2018 Class is (with occupation, name, N.J. town):
- ARTS AND LETTERS: Author Peter Benchley**, Pennington; sport columnist Jerry Izenberg, Neptune; “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin, Bayonne; photographer Timothy White, Fort Lee.
- ENTERPRISE: Businessman J. Fletcher Creamer Sr.**, Saddle River; businessmanF.M. Kirby II**, Harding; restaurateur, entrepreneur Tim McLoone, Little Silver; businesswoman Mary Roebling**, Trenton; businessman Arthur F. Ryan, Newark; businesswoman/TV personality Martha Stewart*, Nutley.
- PERFORMING ARTS: Actor Jason Alexander, Livingston; musician Southside Johnny Lyon, Neptune; musicians The Smithereens (Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken, Mike Mesaros, and the late Pat DiNizio), Carteret, Scotch Plains.
- PUBLIC SERVICE: Activist Elizabeth Allen**, Hoboken; physician, professor Victor Parsonnet, Newark.
- SPORTS: N.Y. Giant Harry Carson, Franklin Lakes; basketball player, coach Anne Donovan**, Ridgewood; gymnast Laurie Hernandez, Old Bridge; N.Y. Giant Bart Oates, Harding.
UNSUNG HERO: To be announced in early October.
*- Previously selected and being inducted in 2019. **-Being honored posthumously
All living inductees are scheduled to attend the ceremony at the Paramount, which is part of the Asbury Park Convention Hall complex. Announcement of musical performers for the star-studded induction is to be made in early October.