JC Halloween Spooktacular: An Indoor Family Event in downtown Jersey City

Family Halloween event in Downtown Jersey City

JC Halloween Spooktacular’18 : Halloween Costume Family Parade and Party

Date:  October 27th (Saturday)

Time:  4:00-8:00pm

Location:  Harborside Atrium (rain or shine)

Entry fee:  $5 for everyone ages 6 months and up

Join us for this annual family Halloween event in Jersey City!  We’ll be sheltered under the Harborside Atrium in case of inclement weather and kids can enjoy an array of activities and entertainment.

The entry fee includes a costume competition, a dance party, arts and story time with Judy, carnival games, and other entertainment for the kids, kids favorite characters, including stilt walkers.  Make sure to stop by the picture corner to snap a family photo.

And Live animal Show

An additional nominal fee will be assessed for entrance to the bouncy house and for cookie decorating.

Prizes will be awarded for best costumes in multiple categories.

We expect a big turnout, so it is strongly recommended that families purchase tickets ahead of time.  Prices may increase closer to the event.  Tickets are non-refundable.

Activities INCLUDED with entry fee ticket:

Live animal show, Halloween Costume Family Parade, Best Costume prizes for families, Dance Party, Carnival Games, Jugglers/ Stilt Walker, Spooky Decoration, Picture Corners and your favorite characters…

Entry fee:  $5 for everyone ages 6 months and up


Please Note: The entry fees is not refundable and non-adjustable.

Annual Halloween Parade 2018

Annual Halloween Parade in Jersey City Organized By JCFamilies and HPNA

Annual Halloween family Parade is upon us!

Date:  October 24th (Wednesday)

Time:  4:00-6:30 pm

Location:  Hamilton Park

Dress up the whole family (or just the littles) for the Annual Halloween  Parade in Jersey City !

Children and families will be guided along the parade route by drummers, stilt walkers, and jugglers.  The parade takes participants ¾ of the way around the park and begins near the gazebo.  The parade will commence at 5:30 pm and will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

There will be performances in the event by Nimbus Dance Works, Next Step Broadway and The Kennedy Dancers.

Additional activities will include a DJ dance party and a picture corner and more….  This is also a great opportunity to visit the farmers market and local food trucks.  The farmers market and food vendors will be operating as usual from 3:00pm-7:00pm.

Sleep Success Workshop for New Parents in Jersey City

Sleep Success Workshop for New Parents in Jersey City

Having trouble getting good sleep routines for your kids?

Our upcoming workshop for New Parents will focus on 7 Secrets for Sleep-Time Success!

On October 17th, Miss Megan will talk about A Sleep Plan That Actually Works. Miss Megan’s simple sleep strategies will guide you to create a more resilient, adaptable and flexible sleeper. You will gain tools for building and maintaining trust, and learn why following your child’s cues will naturally show you what’s most effective.

The workshop will be held on October 17th from 10 am to 11 am at Zaniac Jersey City, 125 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302.

The fee is $7 per person. We can only accommodate 12 parents, so please register today or as soon as possible to reserve your spot! The registration will when the spots are filled.

Please register HERE for the workshop.

Please pay through PayPal using this link: https://bit.ly/2REYTFQ

You can also submit any questions you have about sleep training.

About Miss Megan: Miss Megan is the Owner and Founder of Conscious Proactive Parenting™ and Mantra Sleep Solutions™. She is an innovator and an expert in her field. Her unique and creative methods of focusing on conscious parenting and non-CIO sleep training have serviced families within the greater New York City area, New Jersey and worldwide for years. In fact, Miss Megan has been a Governess for over fifteen years and has extensive experience working with children in a wide range of settings. Miss Megan is also a Montessori trained Directress, a Board Certified Holistic Health Coach and successful Life Coach.

Most notably, Miss Megan’s greatest source of knowledge and expertise comes from being a working mother. Miss Megan is the proud mother of two (a boy born 8/9/13, and a girl born 3/8/15). From direct experience, Miss Megan was able to utilize and integrate her strategies and methods to help improve her son’s sleeping, eating and behavioral patterns and now her daughters as well.

Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Let’s check out some of the best family events in Jersey City this fall. Whether you are looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, educational activities, or something else, there are so may events for families and so many things to do in Jersey City.

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Fall Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch  
October 21 – October 29
WHERE: Urby Parking Lot, 200 Greene St, Jersey City

The Exchange Place Alliance will celebrate Halloween and the Fall season with a spectacular Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch on October 21st-22nd and 28th-29th from 11 am – 7 pm.

WHO: The Exchange Place Alliance Special Improvement District, a NJ not-for-profit
WHAT: A Fall Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch with special activities scheduled throughout the weekend
WHERE: Urby Parking Lot, 200 Greene St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
WHEN: October 21st and 22nd and 28th and 29th, 11 am – 7 pm


2nd Annual “City Nights” Block Party  

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 19 at 7 PM – 10 PM

Shuster Group presents the 2nd Annual Block Party event, City Nights.

Join us for a chic, adult-only event with Live Music, Live Art, Local Food & Drink Vendors, and larger-than-life Games & Activities.

Gather your friends & neighbors and come out for a special evening in Downtown Jersey City. You won’t want to miss it

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JC Halloween Spooktacular 

JC Halloween Spooktacular : Halloween Costume Family Parade and Party

You don’t want to miss this 4 hours of unlimited fun, activities for the entire families

Halloween Costume Family Parade

Best Costume prizes for families,

Dance Party, Cotton Candies, Puppet Show, Carnival Games, Drums, Jugglers   Buy kid’s ticket here:(6months to 16 years http://bit.ly/2hmycEK 

Buy adults’ ticket here: (16 and up ) http://bit.ly/2w9Pifr


Spooky Terminal 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Spooky Terminal is BACK on October 28th this year …..

Located in a one of a kind venue over looking the gorgeous Manhattan skyline in the heart of Liberty State Park. All aboard!

There will be lots of fun activities for kids and for families:

Bouncy House, Hayride, Magic Show, Dance Party for kids

Juggler, Cotton Candies, Cookie Decoration, Costume Contest

Facepainting Buy your tickets here:  Click Tickets Here 

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Family Halloween Bash on the Pedestrian Mall

Have a ghoulishly good time on The Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall this Halloweeen! There will be face-painting, a bouncy house, music, popcorn and CANDY!This event is sponsored by the HDSID

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Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

Summertime Fun in Jersey City

Summertime is the perfect time for the entire family to attend tons of cool events together. The kids are out of school, parents often get some time off, and the days are longer. You and the family can fit in tons of awesome activities into one single day or spread them out over the entire summer. However you decide to spend your time, there is no shortage of family activities to partake in in Jersey City this summer.

Let’s check out some of the best family events in Jersey City this summer. Whether you are looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, educational activities, or something else, there is a little something for everyone this summer.

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4th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival

On August 26, 10 am to 2 pm, come and stop by at the 4th annual cultural diversity festival.

“Jersey City has one of the most diverse populations in the United States. Here you can find 75 languages spoken in the public schools. The city is engulfed in a blanket of diversity and is truly a melting pot. The festival is a day of celebrating the diversity in our community. There will be an array of fun and culture-related activities planned for the whole family, arts & crafts, musical acts, dancers, an art show and — of course — lots of delicious food representing the diversity in Jersey City.
This unique and special event would be a great opportunity for children and families to experience the vibrant and diverse cultures of Jersey City! Please join us at Hamilton Park, JC.”
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Annual “Summer City” Block Party

Shuster Group & Hamilton House are hosting a FREE end-of-summer kid-centric block party with a petting zoo, music, food & lots of activities!

Join us as we host our 2nd annual end of summer block party! 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.

Activities:
• Crafts & Activities
• Bounce House
• Petting Zoo & Face Painting
• Live Entertainment
• Local Food Vendors
• Basketball Competition

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The 2017 Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown Extravaganza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The return of the 4th Street Arts Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown together for the first time ever.

We will also be hosting The Thirsty Quaker who will be creating a curated Beer Tasting – more info to come soon.

 

 

Celebrate Downtown Jersey City on Saturday, September 16th with the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District’s Sixth Annual All About Downtown Street Festival from Noon-8pm!

We are hosting over 250+ unique vendors from The Grove Path Plaza all the way to Coles Street!

This year we’ve teamed up with DayTrippers NJ to provide a shuttle bus service to and from the fair.

Our kid’s area will be packed with rides, face painting, games and shops for the little ones. (First Street)

Summer Film Series: Hamilton Park, Jersey City

Hamilton Park has been offering movies in the parks in Jersey City since 2013, and they will be offering them again this year on the following dates: June 23, July 28, August 25, September 23, and October 14. Movies begin at sundown. Keep checking the Summer Film Series page on the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association website for more information!

Hamilton Park has been offering movies in the parks in Jersey City since 2013, and they will be offering them again this year on the following dates:

August 25th- Star Wars – The Force Awakens

September 23rd – The Jungle Book

October 14th – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Movies begin at sundown. Bring something to sit on.

Shakespeare at the Park – Hamilton Park

July 20 – Romeo & Juliet

Performed by Hudson Shakespeare Company – Rain or Shine at the Gazebo

“Magicians’ Face-off” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Magic shows in Jersey City

Enjoy a “Magicians‘ Faceoff” at this year’s JC Families Education Fair!

We are inviting a group of talented magicians to show off their magical skills to our young audiences!
Get ready to be tricked, inspired and entertained!

JC Education Fair 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Only fair in Jersey City where you can get information about & speak to the representatives of major Schools,Day Cares  & Activity Centers,Classes in & around Jersey City & Hoboken

JERSEY CITY! Take a look at the list of schools, daycare and activity Centers that will be attending #JCEducationFair  Saturday 23rd from 10am to 2pm in Hamilton Park.
Jersey City Recreation Department
The Early Childhood Department of the Jersey City Public Schools

Jack Horner’s Dino Dig

Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

If your kids love digging, discovering, and dinosaurs – boy have we found the best event for you! At Liberty Science Center, this dino dig is educational and heaps of fun. According to the website:

“Guests will have the unique opportunity to experience a paleontological expedition during the exhibition, working alongside LSC’s Dino Dig Guide Team to discover replica fossils of prehistoric creatures from the late Cretaceous period buried in the 35 tons of sand that will cover the specially designed space.” So, let your kids explore the rich history of the past and have fun while doing it! It is definitely one of the best family events in Jersey City this summer.


Yoga at Hamilton Park

August 1st, 15th, 22nd and 29th

By Butterfly and Bird Yoga

10 dollars requested

Please bring a mat, water and towel