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2024 Family-Friendly Events in Jersey City

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JCFamilies Events in 2024

JCFamilies strives to bring you the best family-friendly events in Jersey City all year round. Break out those calendars and check out this list of 2024 family-friendly events in Jersey City.

Be sure to save and share this list of some of the most exciting events this year. Check back to this resource often as we continue to add new information!

Are you a local biz looking to sponsor family-friendly events in Jersey City? Have a fun event you’d like to promote? Please reach out to [email protected] or fill out this form.

JC Baby Fair

Saturday, April 13th from 11am to 2pm at Hamilton Park Montessori School Annex at 175 8th Street, Jersey City

The journey to motherhood begins the moment one starts planning for a family. While it can be rewarding and fulfilling, it comes with some challenges too. We want to make this journey easier by bringing important information and resources to your doorstep. So whether you are thinking of having a baby, are expecting, or are a new mom, JC Baby Fair, a Baby Fair in Jersey City, is just the event for you.

JCFamilies’ School, Summer Camp & Daycare Fair

Saturday, April 27  from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at City Hall Plaza

It’s time to decide on summer camp and summer activities for your child, and what better way than finding all possible options under one roof? There will be over 45 camps, schools, and daycares, and the Early Childhood Department will be there to answer your questions regarding PreK programs.

Fun Under the Sun

Saturday, April 27  from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at City Hall Plaza

While parents are busy talking to the representatives of the schools and summer camps, kids will be entertained by our local performers. So put your sun hats on for a FREE & FUN-TASTIC outdoor event for the whole family! There will be music for kids, giant bubbles to pop, some fun arts & crafts, yoga for kids, a magic show, and more! ALL kids and adults are welcome to join this FREE event! Check here the schedule of the activites.

Spring Fest In Jersey City 2024

Saturday, May 4th, from 10:30am to 1 pm at Waterfront Montessori Playground

Waterfront Montessori & JCFamilies invites you to Spring Fest 2024! Now that the weather is getting warmer and trees are getting greener, it’s time to celebrate spring. We invite you to the Waterfront Montessori Playground (located at 150 Warren St in Jersey City) for a day of games, music, storytelling, activities, vendors, and much more as we celebrate springtime at the Waterfront!

Mother’s Day Celebration in Hoboken

Saturday,May 4 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at Church Square Park Hoboken

This year, JCFamilies/Hoboken Families bring their most popular event, Mother’s Day, to Hoboken to celebrate Hoboken moms. Join us for an enchanting afternoon filled with love, laughter, and heartfelt moments. From delightful activities for children to captivating entertainment for the whole family, there will be something special for everyone. Let us express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for mothers’ invaluable role in shaping our lives.

Mother’s Day Celebration in Jersey City

Friday, May 10 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Hamilton Park

Join us for Mother’s Day. We have organized a ton of activities for moms and their kids. There will be a picture corner to capture sweet memories with your kiddos and arts & crafts, music for kids, cookie decorating, delicious food vendors, performances, and more!

JC Kids Run

Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Exchange Place Plaza

JC Kids Run is an annual event where kids between the ages of 1-13 participate in a fun and energetic race through a course at Exchange Place with beautiful views of NYC Skyline. Imagine your children running across the finish line joyfully, greeted by cheering onlookers and awards!

Picnic In The Park

Friday, June 14th from 4pm to 7pm at Hamilton Park

Event details here.

Summer Fest in Jersey City Heights

June 8 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure under the sun as we invite you to our Summer Fest sponsored by Smart Start Academy. Join us for a day filled with excitement, laughter, and endless fun for the whole family. More details here.

Bubble Fest

Friday, July 12th from 4pm to 7pm at Hamilton Park

Bring your picnic blanket and enjoy the weather with us. There will be many activities for kids like giant bubbles, arts & crafts, dance performances, and delicious food vendors! More details here.

Back to School Picnic

Friday, September 13th from 4pm to 7pm at Hamilton Park

We are here to make the transition to school days easier! This picnic offers an excellent opportunity to return to the school year routine. Reconnect with your neighbors and enjoy the summer weather at this fun community event.

JC Education Fair

Saturday, September 28th from 10 am to 1pm at Hamilton Park

Do you have any questions about Jersey City Charter Schools or the JC Public School system?  The JC Education Fair is an excellent opportunity for Jersey City parents to learn about local primary schools, daycares, and kid-friendly activity centers in Jersey City and Hoboken. Interact with representatives to help inform your decisions.

Magicians’ Face-off

Saturday, September 28th from 10 am to 1pm at Hamilton Park

The JC Education Fair invites you to bring your kids to the Magicians’ Face-off! Watch this group of talented magicians show off the best of their magic skills. Your Jersey City kid will delight in this show with tricks and entertaining dance performances!

Annual Cultural Diversity Festival

Saturday, October 5th from 10am to 2pm at Hamilton Park

Celebrate Jersey City’s rich diversity! Celebrate life in America’s most diverse city with fun fall activities! Your family will delight in pumpkin painting and crafting. Don’t forget to partake in the world’s flavors with delicious offerings from local food vendors! More details here.

Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 5th from 10am to 2pm at Hamilton Park

Gather your family and friends and enjoy the fall fun with us.

Are you a local Jersey City business or organization looking to sponsor one of our family-friendly events? Please contact us at [email protected] or fill out this form!

Updated February 26th 2024

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