April 12, 2023

Mayor Bhalla invites community to Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival on May 7

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken invite residents to the Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

The festival, featuring displays and sales by artists, crafters, food vendors, and local businesses, will occur on Washington Street between Observer Highway and Seventh Street.  

“I am thrilled to once again invite residents to the Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival,” said Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla. “I encourage everyone to come listen to live musical performances and peruse the talented artists, crafters, and food vendors. Thank you to our sponsors for working with my Administration to make this family-friendly, time-honored tradition possible once again.”

There will also be two stages of live musical performances located on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway and on Washington Street between Sixth Street and Seventh Street.

This year Joe McGinty and The Loser's Lounge will close out the festival on the Observer Highway stage playing favorite songs and deep cuts from the incredible catalog of The Kinks, and the songwriting genius of Ray Davies.

The full performance schedules for this year’s festival are as follows:  

Seventh Street Stage

12:15 p.m. - All Saints Day School and BOLD Arts Dancers

12:45 p.m. - Veronika Jokel & band  

1:20 p.m. - 3 Dollars

2:10 p.m. - The Brooklyners

3:30 p.m. - Mariachi Oro de Mexico

5:00 p.m. - Frankie Morales and the Mambo of the Times Orchestra

Observer Highway Stage

12:00 p.m. - Hudson City Rats

12:55 p.m. - Elk City

1:50 p.m. - Jonny Couch

2:50 p.m. - Cliff Westfall

4:30 p.m. - Joe McGinty and The Loser's Lounge Present: The Kinks!

The Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival is funded in part by a grant from the NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism and sponsored by Burgiss, Ironstate, Veolia, Wonder Lofts Hoboken, This Is It Productions, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and WFUV. Food donations are provided by Anthony David’s, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, JP’s Bagel Express, Choc O Pain French Bakery and Café, and Losurdo’s Italian Deli and Bakery.  

For more information about this year’s festival, go to www.hobokennj.gov/resources/hoboken-spring-arts-and-music-festival-2023.

The Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival will feature live musical performances on two stages, including Joe McGinty and The Loser's Lounge who will be performing hits from The Kinks. (Artwork by Cliff Mott.)