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August 2017

La Festa Italiana

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Holy Rosary Church, 344 6th St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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The Annual La Festa Italiana is celebrated for 5 nights at Holy Rosary Church (between Brunswick St. & Monmouth St.) starting on Wednesday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 13. This old world Italian feast features live music each night, spiritual events, kids’ activities, local vendors and of course food and drinks (including Italian delicacies made on site by local parishioners like fresh hot Zeppoles, their famous Rice Balls, assorted desserts, and ice cold Limoncello). This year’s entertainment includes: 8/12: DJ Jude Luongo & The…

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Indian Independence Day Celebration

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Exchange Place Plaza, 1 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ
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Free

Come Celebrate at the Indian Independence Day Festival with Kids Performances, Dhol & Dance! There will be lots of activities for kids and parents, delectable Indian cuisine and a open dance floor located on the waterfront with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. Participate in the biggest Rangoli ever created in New Jersey and help us establish a ground breaking record.

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La Festa Italiana

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Holy Rosary Church, 344 6th St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Tonight is the last to celebrate at night La Festa Italiana! The 5 day annual feast organized by Holy Rosary Church (between Brunswick St. & Monmouth St.) started on Wednesday, August 9 and ends tonight Sunday, August 13. This old world Italian feast features live music each night, spiritual events, kids’ activities, local vendors and of course food and drinks (including Italian delicacies made on site by local parishioners like fresh hot Zeppoles, their famous Rice Balls, assorted desserts, and ice cold Limoncello). Tonight's…

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Goove on Grove

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grove Street PATH Plaza, 325 Grove St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Free

Groove on Grove is back for it’s TENTH SEASON! That’s right, it has been a decade of deca-dance on the Plaza.  This week features performances by: 6 pm Liam Butterscotch Brown & the IRISH Rovers 7 pm Wave Magnetik 8 pm The Brightside Tavern This free weekly outdoor music series features a wide variety of musicians, performers, local businesses and sponsors that greets commuters every Wednesday evening (and certain JC Fridays) from May to September at the Grove Street PATH…

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Groove on Grove

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grove Street PATH Plaza, 325 Grove St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Free

Groove on Grove is back for it’s TENTH SEASON! That’s right, it has been a decade of deca-dance on the Plaza.  This free weekly outdoor music series features a wide variety of musicians, performers, local businesses and sponsors that greets commuters every Wednesday evening (and certain JC Fridays) from May to September at the Grove Street PATH Plaza. The 1st Wednesday of the month is a cocktail night and the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays the Artist Maker Market is also…

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Goove on Grove

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grove Street PATH Plaza, 325 Grove St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Free

Groove on Grove is back for it’s TENTH SEASON! That’s right, it has been a decade of deca-dance on the Plaza.  This free weekly outdoor music series features a wide variety of musicians, performers, local businesses and sponsors that greets commuters every Wednesday evening (and certain JC Fridays) from May to September at the Grove Street PATH Plaza. The 1st Wednesday of the month is a cocktail night and the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays the Artist Maker Market is also…

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September 2017

All About Downtown Street Fair

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall, 119-158 Newark Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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The 2017 All About Downtown Street Fair will take place Saturday, September 16. Shop from more than 300 vendors including: artists & artisans, vintage threads and furniture, handmade goods, food and drinks, community organizations and more. There will also be plenty of live music and activities for the kids. Read JCI's article from last year: All About Downtown Street Fair Returns Bigger & Better This event is organized by the HDSID, a public-private partnership through which property owners and business…

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Heights Live: Music in the Park

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Leonard Gordon Park, Leonard Gordon Park
Jersey City, NJ 07307
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Free

Heights Live: Music in the Park, Saturday, September 16 This month's Heights Live features renowned musicians Indrajit-Roy Chowdury and Uchhal Banerjee playing traditional Indian music on sitar and tabla. As a special extra, students of classical Indian dance from the Kulture Kool cultural center in Rutherford will be performing, accompanied by the musicians! Show Starts at 5 pm.

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2017 Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown Extravaganza

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cathedral Hall, 380 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, 07302 United States
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$10

September 17 is the return of the 4th Street Arts Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown— together for the first time ever! Think you make the best Chili or Mac & Cheese in Jersey City? the cost to enter for individuals is $40 and restaurant can enter for $75. Enter to be a contestant up til the day before the event.  The Jersey City Brew Club will be creating around a dozen special brews just for this event -…

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JC Education Fair 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hamilton Park, 25 W Hamilton Pl.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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JC Families Education Fair is the only fair in Jersey City where you can get information about and speak to the representatives of major Schools, Day Cares and Activity Centers in and around Jersey City and Hoboken. Participants include: AlphaMinds Academy Apple Montessori Schools Art House Productions Beloved Community Charter School Bergen-Lafayette Montessori School Bright Horizons British Swim School The Brunswick School Camp Riverbend Curious Kids Empowerment Academy Charter School The Ethical Community Charter School The French American Academy of…

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