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Organizes City of Hoboken Cultural events such as The Hoboken Spring & Fall Arts & Music Festival, Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series, Movies Under the Stars, Fitness & Yoga in the Park, Hoboken Harvest Festival, Ragamuffin Parade, Artists' Studios & Gallery Walking Tour, City Hall Holiday Craft Fair and more.


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58 Harrison Street. See times listed below for each show

June 14 - The Fuzzy Lemons: 6:30pm to 7:30pm

June 21 - Gene D. Plumber (6pm to 8pm) - swinging honkytonk-a-billy

June 28 - Joe Taino Group  (6pm to 8pm) - a blend of roots Americana, blues, jazz and Caribbean influenced music

July 12 - Melting Pot with George Naha - Melting Pot is a quartet with deep Hoboken roots. Guitarist George Naha and bassist Tim Tindall frequently played in the ‘80s at The Beat’n Path with George’s R&B horn band, The Other Mule. Drummer Charlie Caldarola teamed up with Tim and George to form The Sons of Rest, and John Korba later joined in on keys and vocals to form the quartet Melting Pot. Members of the band went on to play with some of the giants of the music world, including Aretha Franklin, Hall and Oates, Phoebe Snow, Sam & Dave, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Wilson Pickett, etc. The band plays a great variety of music, from R&B to Jazz, Reggae, Blues, Rock & Roll, etc. Their groove is infectious, and their musical interplay is well honed after about 40 years of playing together. In short, it’s a lot of fun to check them out!

July 19 - Lloyd United (6pm to 8pm) - Lloyd United is a Hoboken based ukulele rock band, that is part psychedelic, glam, prog and Celtic, with a distinct sound combining songwriting talent with a pub rocking attitude and artistic vision, resulting in a spectacular live experience.

July 26 - Ron Albanese (Polka Dot) (6:30pm to 7:30pm) - energetic, colorful, and totally family fun!

August 2 - ZYDECO REVELATORS  (6pm to 8pm) - hot, Louisiana-style Cajun dance music. Zydeco Revelators bring the MARDI GRAS party to you, any time of year!  Groove to the spicy gumbo of Cajun accordion, electric guitar, and smokin’ rhythms. Dance all your blues away! ZydecoRevelators.com

August 9 - BRETT ALTMAN: 6PM - blends pop and folk musical stylings through his intimate songwriting. His songs illuminate the moments of everyday life.

and Elevator Pitch from 7PM to 8PM

August 16 - SCHOOL OF ROCK: The School of Rock student band will play a mix of rock classics (6:30PM - 7:30PM)

Family Fun Nights at Shipyard Park 2021: Co-sponsored by Ironstate

13th St & Bernard McFeeley Drive and Shipyard Lane
Concerts from 7pm to 8pm

June 15 - Yosi Sing-A-Long -  "Yosi’s shows are whimsical, interactive and imaginative, featuring an enthusiasm that is both magical and infectious. Yosi has five award-winning CDs and his music can be heard nationally on Sirius/XM SatelliteRadio, and WXPN "- Kids Corner.

June 22 - Music Together - Fun, Fabulous, Uplifting and Magical are just some of the words used to describe Music Together.

June 29 - Ron Albanese (Polka Dot) - energetic, colorful, and totally fun!

July 6 - Music with Corey - Corey has the rare knack of connecting with kids through music. He loves what he does and it shows.

July 13 - Rockness Music - During Rockness shows, the stage disappears and everyone is in the band. Children participate in sing-a-longs, with big movement, and dramatic play. The performances are exciting, entertaining, and educational!

July 20 - The Fuzzy Lemons - Get ready to jump, wiggle, and shake with The Fuzzy Lemons, the juiciest family-friendly rock band on the scene! With laugh-out-loud lyrics and memorable melodies, every song tells a story.

July 27 - Birds and Ballads - The joy of birds through music, creative activity and discovery with Mr. Train and Dave Lambert

Aug. 3 - Americana Family Jamboree - old time fiddle tunes by the Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, Pete Seeger & more

Aug. 10 - Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band - skip, holler, dance & sing along

Aug. 17 - Mr. Magico - High energy, magical entertainment

Movie Under the Stars Schedule for 2021 Season

Screenings start at sundown: 9pm in June & July and bet. 8:15pm / 8:30pm in August

Presented by Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, the City of Hoboken, Projected Images of Hudson County, Kundert Volvo Cars of Hasbrouck Heights, Wonder Lofts, CitiBike and the Hoboken Public Library.

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For those who are hearing challenged, subtitles will be projected onto the movie screen upon request.

Also, assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Email request to: gfallo@hobokennj.gov. Must give 3 weeks notice.

Bring a picnic basket, blanket or low-back chair.

Screenings will be cancelled due to inclement weather. For more information & updates, call 201-420-5100 ex. 5100 or gfallo@hobokennj.gov

Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive

June 16 - Mamma Mia - 2008, PG-13, 1hr 48min; Starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried; The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.

June 23 - Rocketman - 2019, R, 2hr 1min • Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell & Richard Madden; A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

June 30 - Jumanji: The Next Level - 2019, PG, 2hr 15min; Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, Danny Glover, Danny DeVito; The gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. Movie Cancelled due to

July 7 - Aladdin - 2019, PG, 2hr 8min • Directed by Guy Ritchie, Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud & Naomi Scott; A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

July 14 - West Side Story - 1961, 2hr 33min •  Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rita Moreno) and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (George Chakiris) Also Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer & Russ Tamblyn; Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

July 21 - Grease - 1978, PG, 1hr. 50min.; Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Jeff Conaway, Stockard Channing, Didi Conn, Frankie Avalon; Good girl Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Aug. 11 - Frozen 2 - 2019, PG, 1hr 43min • Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad. Alfred Molina; Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

Aug. 18 - Toy Story 4 - 2019, G, 1hr 40min • Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Keegan-Michael Key, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack; When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Jackson & 7th Street Park

July 28 - The Lion King - 2019, PG, 1hr 58min • Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, James Earl Jones, Keegan-Michael Key, John Oliver, After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Aug. 4 - Onward - 2020, PG, 1hr 42min • Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, Tracey Ullman; Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day.


525 Sinatra Drive

June 24 - Swingadelic - Everyone's favorite little "Big" band. Performing 1500 exuberant gigs since 1998, with a mix of blues, jazz and big band sounds from the 1950s and 60s.

July 1 - The Sounds of Sinatra featuring two favorite winners of Hoboken's yearly Sinatra Singing Contest. Performances by Tony Corrao and Jerry Pearce.

July 8 - Krystal - High energy classic rock.  Taking you back in time, doing the best of the greatest bands in Rock history !!!

July 15 - Hey Bulldog - One of the best Beatles' cover bands around.

July 22 - Tom Petty Engagement - An ALEO Production. Each summer they bring together some of the area’s finest musicians to celebrate the a national musical icon. This year they will celebrate the music of Tom Petty. He has written dozens of well-crafted tunes with hooks that are memorable and pleasing to the ears. The song structures are straight-ahead and elegant. His influence still resonates strongly and has made such a strong musical impact.

July 29 - A Bob Dylan Birthday Musical Tribute: Featuring performances by Swingadelic's Cheap Guitars, Gene D. Plumber, Kate Jacobs, Elena and Boo from The Demolition String Band, Deena and Jon from The Cucumbers, Jack Skuller, Abbe Rivers, Ed Fogarty, John Bauers, Dave Post Elevator Pitch and more

Aug. 5 - Julio Fernandez and Friends will present a great selection of music, from jazz and funk to classic rock. There will be a mixture of covers with one or two originals thrown in. As in past years, the band will include top area musicians with some surprises in store. Looking forward to playing live in Hoboken again!
Sponsored by Burgiss

Aug. 12 - Orquesta La Experiencia: A mix of Latin sounds: Salsa, Merengue & more. Sponsored by The Puerto Rican Cultural Committee: Raul Morales II, President

Aug. 19 - Hoboken Sings - Get ready to strut your stuff & show off your talent. Co-presentstion with the Hoboken Historic Museum

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors for 2021

GOLD: Kundert Volvo Cars of Hasbrouck Heights

SILVER: Ironstate Development, Burgiss, Suez Water, Muller Insurance, Wonder Lofts, CitiBike, the The Hoboken Public Library,

The Hoboken Business Center a JDA Group Property, Mission 50.

Assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Email request to: gfallo@hobokennj.gov. Must give 3 weeks notice.

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schedule subject to change. In case of inclement weather, movies will be cancelled. For updates: gfallo@hobokennj.gov or call 201-420-2000 ex 5100


Halloween Virtual Costume Contest Winners 2020

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, The City of Hoboken and Projected Images of Hudson County present
Hoboken Halloween Drive-In Movies Under the Stars

Co-sponsored by The Hoboken Business Center, Mission 50 and The Dell'Aquila Family

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Presenting a screening of The Addams Family
(Animated, 2019, PG, 1hr 26 min.)

The Addams Family is a 2019 computer-animated black comedy film directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan and based on the characters created by Charles Addams. The film stars the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, and Allison Janney. Gomez and Morticia Addams move to a derelict mansion in New Jersey surrounded by a marsh and hidden by a fog in the top of a mountain to raise a family. Thirteen years later, Gomes is teaching his son Pugslay the saber tradition of the Addams family while Wednesday is questioning her mother about the world outside the mansion gate.  

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020; Movie starts 6:30pm, Gate opens 5:45pm

Friday, Oct. 30, 2020; Movie starts 6:30pm, Gate opens 5:45pm

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020; Movie starts 6:00pm, Gate opens 5:20pm

Location:  Hoboken Business Center Parking Lot, 50 Harrison St.  

Enter on Harrison St., Exit via New York Ave. / Observer Highway
Parking spaces are given out on a first come basis.
$25 per car. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Accepting credit card payment only.


Subtitles will be projected on the movie screen upon request.

For more information: gfallo@hobokennj.gov

All attendees must wear a mask when not in their cars.
Concession stand will be selling beverages, baked goods and snacks.
Portable toilets will be on-site with hand sanitizer dispensers.

Winter Concert Series: Live Streaming on Facebook.com/Hoboken and on Instagram @Hoboken on the dates and times below.



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