Hoboken to host Arts & Music Festival on May 1

The all-day affair will feature musicians, artists, crafters and more

The festival will be taking place along Washington St. this May. Photo by Mark Koosau.

Hoboken will host the 27th Annual Arts & Music Festival on May 1, featuring musicians, over 250 artists, crafters, food vendors, local businesses and more participating.

The festival will take place on Washington St. between Observer Highway and St., with performances taking place on two stages at 6th and 7th St., and Newark St. and Observer Hwy.

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“This year there will be a lot of new artists and crafters for residents and visitors to discover as well as many past favorites,” said Hoboken spokesperson Marilyn Baer.

The full list of performances at the festival are:

  • The Ivan Julian Band
  • Pierce Turner
  • Gentlemen of Soul
  • Krystal
  • Widely Grown
  • Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra
  • Ruby Bones
  • Max Feinstein
  • The Counterfeiters
  • The Brooklyners

The festival will also feature businesses offering creative activities for children, some of which will be on Washington Street between 3rd and 4th Street.

The festival is also looking for volunteers morning setup and check-in. For more information, email gfallo@hobokennj.gov.

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