Hoboken to celebrate the waterfront July 10

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Join the Fund for a Better Waterfront (FBW), the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Ke Aloha Outrigger, and Resilience Paddle Sports for a day of activities celebrating Hoboken’s waterfront on Saturday, July 10.

The annual City of Water Day, sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance and NY & NJ Harbor Estuary Program, takes place in waterfront communities throughout the metropolitan region.

This year’s festivities begin at 9 a.m. with a guided walking tour of the central waterfront led by FBW Executive Director Ron Hine. Hine will lead a walk from 11th Street and Sinatra Drive North, along the waterfront to 4th Street, discussing the completion of Hoboken’s waterfront.

At 10 a.m.  the community will meet for a cleanup at the Maxwell Place Park beach. Bring shoes, sunscreen, a reusable water bottle, and work gloves.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse & Ke Aloha Outrigger will be at the beach in Maxwell Place Park where free kayaking and standup paddleboarding will take place at the Hoboken Cove. Reservations are required. See website for details & to make reservations.

At noon, meet at the Sinatra Park amphitheater where FBW, Bike Hoboken, the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Resilience Paddle Sports and others will march up the central waterfront past Union Dry Dock to Maxwell Place Park, led by NYC’s Hungry March Band.

The march will celebrate Hoboken’s progress in completing the public waterfront park.

Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, fajitas by East LA restaurant, and entertainment by Gus Hurteau will also be provided.

For more information go betterwaterfront.org.