7 Reasons to Attend the {Hoboken Fall Arts & Music Festival}

If you haven’t already heard, the Hoboken Fall Arts & Music Festival is just around the corner! On Sunday, September 30th, head down Washington Street for a day of fun! There are plenty of reasons you’ll want to check out what the hype is all about:

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1. 3 Stages of Music

With three stages of music, there will be performances featuring The Smithereens with guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw, Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers, The Rock n’ Roll High Fives, Zydeco Revelators, Sensational Country Blues Wonders and much more!


2. Artists

Many artists will be selling their artwork, including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, and photography.

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3. Crafters

Pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions are some of the unique handcrafted items to be sold.


4. Food Vendors

Be ready for lots of great food throughout the fair! Hoboken restaurants will set up street cafes offering an eclectic variety of international foods such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian.

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5. Children’s Activities

There will be plenty for the children to do as well! A special section of face painting, sand art, balloons, and more will be at the festival.


6. Rain or Shine

You can add this event to your planner in pen! No matter what the weather, this event will be taking place rain or shine.



7. Free Admission

The Hoboken Arts & Music Festival is a FREE event! Make plans for a whole day and only spend as much as you please.

Written by Rachel Willson

Originally from Upstate New York, Rachel moved to Hoboken three years ago to pursue her passion for all things marketing and fashion. Rachel lives for her weekends and takes pride in making sure all her friends social calendars are full. In her free time, when she isn’t crossing off items on her Hoboken bucket list, Rachel is typically finding joy in things out of her budget, speaking fluently in sarcasm, and crawling her way down Washington St. because yesterday was leg day.