5 Stand Out Things to do this Weekend in Jersey City!

Jersey City Independent Weekend Best Bets

There are plenty of interesting this to do this weekend—including the All About Downtown Street Fair! More than 40,000 people are expected to attend this year’s annual event which will feature more than 300 vendors. Look for the Jersey City Independent at space #230 on Newark Ave. between Jersey Ave. & Coles St. Come say, “Hello!” and pick up a copy of the latest JCI magazine Fall issue.

Farmer’s markets continue throughout the Fall. The weekend is a great time to stock up on fresh produce at the markets while meeting up with neighbors and staying involved with the community.

Save the date for the 8th Annual “Tales of Our Cities” Jersey City Library Book Festival on Saturday, September 25 in Van Vorst Park—the event showcases locally and nationally acclaimed authors.

Don’t forget to plan out the rest of your week with the JCI Cultural Calendar. Have an event to add? Please submit it. We will help you spread the word.

Have a great weekend Jersey City!


Farmer’s markets happen daily throughout Jersey City.

Jersey City Farmer’s Markets

All About Downtown Street Fair is this Saturday, September 17, from 11 am to 6 pm.

All About Downtown Street Fair Returns Bigger & Better

See “Miss Tennessee” a new play reading by Joe Sutton Merseles Studios.

Miss Tennessee – A new Play by Joe Sutton



Join Jersey City’s bravest and finest for an afternoon of eats, drinks and community!

1st Annual Jersey City First Responders Charity Cook-Off

Always something interesting to find and new people to meet at the 6th Borough Market.

6th Borough Market



The 8th Annual “Tales of Our Cities.”

Tales of Our Cities 2016

Find more local event listings on the JCI Cultural Calendar

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Catherine Hecht

is the owner of Harmony Media, NJ, the publisher of Jersey City Independent and blogs about urban gardening at dig a path. She's lived in Jersey City since 1999 and resides in the Heights section with her wife Beth Achenbach, they were the first couple to file as legal domestic partners in Jersey City. Cat has over 10 years experience in communications, marketing and publishing, she's studied anthropology, art history, woman & gender studies, botany, ethnobotany, and herbology and she is a graduate of the Rising Tide Capital Community Business Academy. She is also is a community activist, registered voter, gay rights activist, art lover, gardener, environmentalist, and an animal advocate.