Hoboken to host Fall Arts and Music Festival on Oct. 3

The Smithereens and guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw will perform at the festival.

Hoboken will celebrate the return of the Fall Arts and Music Festival this year, with live musical performances and vendors up and down Washington Street.

The festival, which is returning for the first time since the fall of 2019, will take place on Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street from Observer Highway to 7th Street.

The event will feature displays by artists, crafters, food vendors and local businesses. There will also be Family Fun activities for children on 3rd St. at the Capital One Bank parking lot, including rides, games, and craft activities.

The festival will offer live music on Washington Street on three stages: between Observer Highway and Newark Street, at 3rd Street, and at 7th Street.

Performers include

  • The Smithereens, with guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw
  • Freedy Johnston
  • Karyn Kuhl Band
  • Tape Hiss
  • Manouche Bag
  • Swingadelic
  • Milton
  • Orquesta La Experiencia
  • Tony Corrao
  • Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band
  • Little RocknRollers
  • Music with Corey
  • School of Rock Hoboken’s House Band
  • Garden Street School of the Performing Arts

Hoboken spokesperson Marilyn Baer said that the city encourages attendees to get vaccinated. Unvaccinated attendees should wear masks.

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