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Hoboken Cultural Affairs is a division of The City of Hoboken whose purpose is to organize cultural events for the City of Hoboken including the twice yearly Arts and Music Festival on Washington Street, Artists' Studio Tour, Citywide Art Walks, Hoboken Arts Gala, Harvest Festival at Pier A Park, Movies Under the Stars, weekly concerts in the Park during the summer months, Family Fun Nights, Art in the Park toddler program, Holiday Craft Fair and much more.


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Hoboken My Way Sinatra Sing-Off

Thursday June 22, 2023, starts at 630pm

525 Sinatra Drive in the Sinatra Park amphitheatre

Contestants will compete for title of Best Sinatra Style Singer

In case of inclement weather, the event will take place in the Bissenger Room, 4th floor of the Howe Center, 1 Castle Point Terrace, Hoboken, NJ, on the campus of Steven's Institute of Technology.

If you are not able to attend in person, the Hoboken Historical Museum will be live streaming the event on their You Tube channel.

For More information email gfallo@hobokennj.gov.

Thank you to our esteemed judges

• Ravi S. Bhalla - Mayor of Hoboken
• Joyce Flinn -
Long-time Hoboken restaurateur and devotee of Sinatra and Big Band music.
• Bob Foster - Director of the Hoboken Historical Museum
• Deeg - Lifelong Sinatra aficionado and 13 year host of Spotlight on Sinatra at radio station WDCV FM, Mondays 6-8 PM ET.
• Zack Alexander - Jazz Vocalist and previous winner of the Hoboken My Way Sinatra SIng-Off Competition (2016)

Prizes courtesy of: Annie and Em’s Bakeshop, Baking Mama, Black Rail Coffee, Blue Eyes Restaurant, bwé kafe, Carpe Diem Pub and Restaurant, Dino and Harry's Steakhouse, Empire Coffee and Tea Co., Halifax, Hoboken Barbershop, Hoboken Historical Museum, Jack Daniels, Leo's Grandevous, Lepore's Hoboken's Famous Chocolates, Little City Books, Opulent Hair Loft, Stingray Lounge, The Brass Rail, The Hoboken Man, The Madison Bar and Grill, Tonsorium Parlor, Tunes Hoboken, and West Elm.

Thank you to our sponsors

Blue Eyes Restaurant, Burgiss, Carlo's Bakery, Colavita, Ironstate, Jack Daniels, Muller Insurance, The Rockefeller Group, Veolia, and Wonder Lofts.

These programs are 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 and Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive, and the Board of County Commissioners.

To reserve an assisted listening device, email gfallo@hobokennj.gov three weeks in advance of a performance.

Hoboken Spring Artists' Studio Tour
Sunday June 4, 2023, 12pm to 6pm

The free, citywide, self-guided walking tour of local galleries, artists' studios, murals, and community art displays includes over 30 locations citywide. Meet the artists, learn about their inspirations, and discuss their creative process.

The tour features a variety of mediums, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, multi-media work, pottery, jewelry, and more. There will also be demonstrations and an artisan craft market along Sinatra Drive.

Come and experience the vibrancy of Hoboken's flourishing arts scene and meet many of our talented artists.

Complete tour directory and map will be available on this site starting June 1, 2023

Thank you to our sponsors: Supported in part by a grant from the The New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism (www.visitnj.org),
Wonder Lofts Hoboken, Veolia, Ironstate, Rockefeller Group, Burgiss, This Is It Productions, PATH and WFUV.

For information, please email Cultural Affairs Administrator Geri Fallo at gfallo@hobokennj.gov.

Coming Soon

Hoboken My Way Sinatra Sing-Off Contest

Thursday, June 22nd, starts at 6:30pm

Frank Sinatra Park, 525 Sinatra Drive

Performers compete for title of Best Sinatra style singer

If interested in competing, contact gfallo@hobokennj.gov

Hoboken Music History Project

“A Mile Square of Music: 1960 to 1970”

We are honored to announce “A Mile Square of Music,” a documentary about how the mile square city of Hoboken helped shape an impactful era in music history, won a 2022 Telly Award. It was a pleasure for our Branding Shorts team to work with the City of Hoboken and Geri Fallo to produce this award-winning film. Special thanks goes to the talented musical performers and club owners who participated in this documentary.

The Telly Awards, established in 1979, showcases the best work of TV and video for all screens. The Tellys receive over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents. Past winners include BET Networks, Comcast, ESPN, Fox, HBO, MLB, NBC, Ogilvy & Mather, The History Channel, Time Warner, and Viacom. Congrats to all who helped “A Mile Square of Music” documentary win this prestigious honor.

A Mile Square of Music


Video Trailer: https://vimeo.com/66534821



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