Summer is here, and the entire Hudson County area is bursting with life and joy! I can hardly contain my excitement as I spill the beans on all the incredible happenings in our beloved region this summer. Get ready for a feast of mouthwatering food festivals, toe-tapping concerts that’ll make you want to dance, and vibrant street markets that will dazzle your senses. Trust me, there is no shortage of fun and excitement to be had! So, kick back, relax, and let me be your personal guide to the hottest events in our city. You won’t want to miss out on these fantastic experiences, I promise you that!
Get ready to satisfy your cravings at the American Dream Food Festival! This foodie paradise, happening right at the American Dream complex in East Rutherford, is a haven for taste buds. Picture this: scrumptious food from around the world, pop-up restaurants, live music, and an atmosphere filled with the laughter and joy of fellow food lovers. It’s a feast for all the senses that will leave you dreaming about it for weeks! This festival runs from July 14 @ 12:00 pm – July 16 @ 10:00 pm and will feature over 100 vendors! If you are interested, you can buy tickets here.
Get ready to have the summer of a lifetime with Summer in the City 2023! Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs have planned an entire lineup of events that’ll keep the good times rolling all season long. We’re talking about open-air concerts that’ll have you dancing under the stars, outdoor movie screenings that’ll bring out the movie buff in you, and art exhibitions that’ll ignite your creative spark. For a full lineup of performances and where it’s happening, you can check their official website. Trust me, every moment will be filled with pure summer bliss! Did I mention that this concert series is FREE?
Speaking of concerts, you simply cannot miss out on the magic of Hoboken’s Concerts in the Park! Just imagine this: soft grass beneath your feet, a gentle breeze in the air, and the soulful tunes of local musicians filling the park as the sun sets and the light reflects over the breathtaking Manhattan skyline. It’s pure bliss, my friend. Bring along your favorite picnic treats, gather your loved ones, and let the music carry you away. It’s a slice of heaven right here in our backyard! Much like Jersey City, Hoboken has a whole list of concerts, movies and activities at their parks for you to check out. More information can be found here.
Calling all food enthusiasts! Jersey City Restaurant Week is back, and it’s time to treat our taste buds to a culinary adventure. The event will run from July 15th to the 28th. From cozy cafes to elegant eateries, our city’s culinary scene is bursting with flavor and creativity. During this 13-day celebration, local restaurants will offer special menus at irresistible prices. It’s the perfect excuse to embark on a gastronomic journey, explore new cuisines, savor delectable dishes, and support our talented local chefs. To see which restaurants will be participating, check their website for the full list. Get ready to indulge in an epicurean extravaganza!
Picture this: the bustling streets of Jersey City, illuminated by colorful lights and filled with the vibrant energy of the community. That’s what you’ll experience at the Jersey City Night Market! The first two events already happened this year, but on August 5th, the city will be having its THIRD Night market event. It’s a lively street market where local artisans, small businesses, and food vendors come together to create a magical atmosphere. Stroll through the market, sample mouthwatering street food from around the world, discover unique handcrafted treasures, and let the music and laughter carry you away. If you are interested in the event RSVP here. Trust me; it’s an unforgettable experience that truly captures the heart and soul of our city
Our beloved Hudson County is buzzing with excitement this summer, and I’m happy to share all the incredible events happening right here. From the tantalizing food at the American Dream Food Festival to the toe-tapping music at Hoboken’s Concerts in the Park, there’s something for everyone. So, mark your calendar, gather your friends, and let’s make the most of this amazing season together. Trust me; it’s going to be a summer to remember!