Fall Family Events in Jersey City
Ah Autumn! The leaves begin to change colors, the weather calls for our favorite sweaters and pumpkins and apples need picking. The days may be getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean the family fun has to stop! Fall is packed with events that the whole family will enjoy. Don’t know where to start? No problem! We’ve created a list of Family Events in Jersey City just for you!
Friday, September 14th from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
First up on our Family Events in Jersey City list is an annual favorite! Join JCFamilies in Hamilton Park for the Back to School Picnic! It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors, reconnect with the community and shake off the back to school jitters! There will be live performances and fun interactive activities and even a bike and scooter swap/sell! For more information check out the event details here: http://jcfamilies.com/event/back-to-school-picnic-in-jersey-city/
All About Downtown Street Fair
Saturday, September 15th from 12 pm – 8 pm
With its start in 2011, All About Downtown Street fair has grown to become an annual Jersey City staple which is why it deserves a spot on our list of Family Events In Jersey City! In 2015 the event brought in over 30,000 attendees and has plans for continued growth! There will be over 300 unique vendors and lots of fun for the entire family to enjoy stretching from the Grove Street Path Plaza all the way to Coles Street. The event takes place on Pedestrian Plaza Newark Ave, Jersey City.
Saturday, September 22 from 10 am – 2 pm
This is the only fair in Jersey City where you can get information about & speak to the representatives of major Schools, Day Cares & Activity Centers in & around Jersey City & Hoboken. This is a great way to gain information about curriculums and answer any questions you may have about where you’re sending your children to school while kids enjoy a group of talented magicians showing off their skills in a Magician Faceoff! The event will be held in Hamilton Park! Check out the list of schools participating here: http://jcfamilies.com/event/education-fair-in-jersey-city-schools-in-jersey-city/
Sunday, September 30 from 12 PM – 3 PM
Enjoy the 3rd annual end of summer block party hosted by Shuster Group, Hamilton House and 372 9th. This is a free end-of-summer kid-centric block party with music, food & lots of activities located on 255 Brunswick St in Jersey City! Treat your kids to a day of fun under the sun. We have transformed two blocks near Jones park into a unique, kid friendly celebration! We welcome you to explore the wonders of Summer City. Check out their Facebook for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/503149026779264/?active_tab=about
October 4th – October 7th
In 2017, nearly 1,000 visual artists, performers, musicians and literary arts individuals were featured in over 160 art event spaces all across the City This year, the Jersey City Art & Studio Tour will be hosting over 21-square miles of art exhibits, performances, installations, curated tours, special events, children’s experiences. October 4th is their kickoff event from 6 pm – 9 pm! Festivities on October 5th & 6th are from 12 pm – 6pm. And the last day of the event, October 7th, will run from 12pm – 5 pm! Here is a map with location details.
October 13 from 10 am – 1 pm
Celebrate the beautiful colors and festivities of fall during the October 13th Harvest Fest at City Hall Plaza. Bring the family and enjoy pumpkin decoration, face painting, music for kids and more.
Hamilton Park Farmers Market
Every Wednesday (until December 19, 2018) 3 pm – 7:30 pm
Make sure you bring your reusable bags because you’ll surely leave with the fresh fruits, produce and baked goods from the Hamilton Farmers Market. There will be live entertainment on the first Wednesday of every month and every third Wednesday is Pop-Up-Wednesday! This allows artwork, craft and goods vendors the opportunity to showcase their work!