The 85th Annual Hoboken Italian Festival returns to Sinatra Park along the Hoboken waterfront on Thursday, September 8 through Sunday, September 11. The Festival is open daily on September 8 and 9 from 5 to 11 p.m., and from noon to 11 p.m. on September 10 and 11. Admission is free.
The festival blends the grand traditions of Italian culture with contemporary events and entertainment. Each year, thousands visit the festival with its bright lights and scenic setting, variety of Italian delicacies, nightly live music and entertainment (including the popular cannoli eating contests and grape stomping competition), rides, and spectacular fireworks display. It is also a religious celebration, honoring the Madonna Dei Martiri.
For additional information on the Hoboken Italian Festival, call 201.216.0252 or visit the website at www.hobokenitalianfestival.com .