October 10, 2023

Mayor Bhalla & the Hoboken Business Alliance invite families to the Hoboken Harvest Festival & Artisan Craft Market

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the Hoboken Business Alliance invite residents to the Hoboken Harvest Festival & Artisan Craft Market on Oct. 21.

The family-friendly festival will take place at Pier A Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include an array of free activities specially tailored for Hoboken's youth such as a trackless train, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, hay maze, pony rides, inflatables, horse and carriage rides, live music performances, craft activities, face painting, balloon art, obstacle course, athletic games, bubbles, and much more.

The artisan craft fair and market will take place along the waterfront walkway from First Street to Fourth Street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Local artisans and crafters will display and sell their work including one-of-a-kind paintings, art prints, handcrafted jewelry, leather belts and bags, soaps, scrubs and other body products, candles, photographic prints and coasters, wooden vertical plant stands, resin and acrylic boards, trays, clocks and other home décor items, and much more.

"I am excited to welcome back the Hoboken Harvest Festival this year so our families, friends, and neighbors can gather together to celebrate the fall,” said Mayor Bhalla. “Thank you to the Hoboken Business Alliance for once again partnering with us on this exciting event. I encourage everyone to come and enjoy the live music and festivities on our waterfront on October 21."

“The Hoboken Business Alliance is proud to partner with the City to present the Hoboken Harvest Festival and Artisan Craft Market again this year,” said Roxanne Earley, Executive Director of the HBA. “We are so excited to welcome residents and visitors to enjoy all that Hoboken has to offer this Fall on our world class Pier A Park. Whether you’re here to shop, dine, play, or stay, the Harvest Festival and Hoboken have something for everyone!”

Live musical performances will occur throughout the day including The Americana Family Jamboree, Zydeco Revelators, Rockness Music, All Saints Episcopal Day School BOLD Arts Enrichment student dancers, and the Garden Street School of Performing Arts.

For additional information about the festival, visit www.hobokennj.gov/events/hoboken-harvest-festival-and-craft-market-2023 or contact Cultural Affairs Administrator Geri Fallo at gfallo@hobokennj.gov.

Community members interested in volunteering at the Harvest Festival are encouraged to contact Geri Fallo at gfallo@hobokennj.gov and be a part of this vibrant celebration of community, autumn, and togetherness.

CAPTION: Fun for all at the Hoboken Harvest Festival & Craft Market will include a hay maze.