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July 1-July 7: Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!

While the main event is on the Fourth, the district still has a couple of fun activities scheduled for the week ahead. Enjoy the fireworks, music, kid activities, artists/ artisan events and keep the fun going all week!

 

 


 

Artist Independence Day

Why celebrate just America this week? Spread the love around and show your support for some independent artists as well! Courtesy of Break a Leg Ent. on Tuesday, July 2nd at 7:00 pm, enjoy the best of independent artists at FM. Check out the first annual “Artist Independence Day, with amazing performances by:

BMR

Junestar

Vincent the Owl

Micah Write

Lyle Omolayo

Napoleon Da Legend

Labrea, Coca Reef

J Dot Littles

Jay Hollin

Pootie

Snotty

Pro Dillinger

Josiah the Gift

Miskeen Haleem

Hech Rhymes

Kan Tha Baptist

Lutenet

Pad Scientist and more

 

There will also be an open mic portion during the night and if you want to partake, get a ticket and email breakalegshowcase@gmail.com to reserve your spot on the list.

 

Don’t Break a leg (see what we did there- corny but necessary) while you get tickets at Eventbrite. It’s $10 at the door so buy in advance!

 

FM Bar, Venue, and Restaurant

340 3rd Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Artist and Maker Market: July 3rd, 2019

We have what you need and what you didn’t even know you needed! Stop by the Artist and Maker on Wednesday, July 3rd between 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm and check out some amazing artists and handmade items. The market has the following vendors scheduled to sell their wares:

Axol and Friends

Chord Candles

Moonchild

ulloo New York

More Records JC

WOMAN TO WOMEN1

Paradox Thrift

Ling Chen Art

Bedu Clothing and Jewelry

The Gilded Stone

Agua de Jade Apothecary

Groomed Guys Mobile

Ally Bird Vintage

Gaia’s Cavern

Crystal + Irie

Houss Freya

Junk Yard Angel Vintage

Lolita Vintage

 

Artist and Maker Market

Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Wednesday Night Bluegrass at The Archer

Get your bluegrass fix in the middle of Jersey City! Head on over to The Archer every Wednesday and enjoy the sounds of live music courtesy of The Go Bailers!

 

Every Wednesday at 7:30 until 10:30 pm.

Next show is Wednesday, July 3rd at 7:30 pm!

 

The Archer

176 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Fourth of July!

Jersey City is the place to be on the Fourth of July!

On July 4th enjoy food, music, rides, kid’s activities and, of course, fireworks! From 12:00 – 10:00 pm, take the family to Exchange Place for a fun-filled, spectacular day!

Not only will you be able to have an activity-filled afternoon, you’ll be able to enjoy the fireworks AND a free concert from Pitbull and Akon!

For more information regarding the day’s events, please visit www.50StarFireShow.com.

 

This event is courtesy of Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the City of Jersey City, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs, with the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation, Quality Education for Kids, Mack-Cali, the Exchange Place Alliance, Private Internet Access and VisitNJ.org.

 

Fourth of July

12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Exchange Place, Jersey City at Montgomery and Hudson Streets

 

Feel Good Fridays

Don’t know what to do after the fireworks? Feeling BBQ overload? What to spend some time outside your home and maybe do some shopping? We’ve all been there! You’ll get your chance to shop AND help local artists and artisans on Feel Good Friday! On Friday, July 5th at 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, come to the Grove PATH Plaza and shop handmade, vintage and local from the Artist and Maker Market! Vendors include:

Axol and Friends

Sol Infusions Potions & Punches

Mabel Tea

Blind Science Design

More Records JC

Lily Lough Jewelry

WOMAN TO WOMEN1

Paradox Thrift

Bash and Pop Records

SW Just Me Designs

Ally Bird Vintage

Gaia’s Cavern

Niwa Jewels

BODY BY BELLA

Junk Yard Angel Vintage

Lin’s Gems

Finch JC

 

Prepare for the weekend with a spot of shopping!

 

Feel Good Friday

Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

80’s Rewind at FM

Ahh the 80’s… Billie Jean was Livin’ on a Prayer during a Cruel Summer. Jack & Diane would drive all night in their Little Red Corvette. Everyone would Straight Up Bust A Move All Night Long… Ok, we’ll stop now…that went on for too long but the 80’s had some incredible hits! So, on Saturday, July 6th at 9:00 pm, check out the 80’s Rewind at FM with DJ ASH and DJ Ted Wrigley.

 

FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge

340 Third Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Dino Days of Summer

School’s out for summer and, let’s face it, it’s hard to keep the kiddos entertained and intellectually stimulated. Here’s where the Liberty Science Center has you covered! Enjoy their Dino Days of Summer from June 29th – July 7th! As per the LSC:

“Travel back in time 150 million years with us as we celebrate the return of our summer adventure, Dino Dig! In this outdoor fossil site, inspired by the Hell Creek Formation in Montana, you’ll dig through 35 tons of sand to uncover more than 60 true-to-life fossils.

Be on the lookout for T-rex bones and teeth, a 6-foot long Triceratops skull, and – new this year! – a zone with Jurassic marine reptiles.

During this weeklong celebration, the building will be stuffed with dinosaur adventures, including dino dance parties, bone pathology labs, and even a prehistoric touch tank where you can touch creatures that were alive during the age of dinosaurs.”

 

Let the kids live out their Jurassic Park adventures!

 

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Bubble Fest with JC Families

On Thursday, July 11th from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm, JC Families and the HDSID are teaming up to bring you Bubble Fest at the Historic Downtown Farmer’s Market!

Bring the kids and enjoy an amazing afternoon filled with bubbles (of course!), arts and crafts, music and fun! This is a free event. Do some shopping at the Farmer’s Market and spend some quality time with your kiddo all at the Grove PATH Plaza!

 

For more info here: http://jcfamilies.com/event/bubble-fest-grove-street-farmers-market/?fbclid=IwAR1jYIaJZMCbj3SIsGDrUrGg5XjuZSnhIVm6a6FFujxObIeo2d-Lq4RmLqU

 

Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market

Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Upcoming events with the JCPD:

The JCPD has the following fun events scheduled for the summer: Cops and Kids and Chillin’ with Cops! These gatherings are part of the CHAT4Change events where residents and police officers can interact in a relaxed and positive way!

For more information visit: https://www.jerseycitynj.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=6189744&pageId=12845584

 

Blood Drive

Once again the HDSID is teaming up with New Jersey Blood Services for the Grove Street PATH Plaza Summer Blood Drives!

Apart from donors receiving a Dunkin’ Donuts gift card, you’ll help save a life!

HDSID

The HDSID is a proud sponsor for the Jersey City LGBTQ Pride Festival!


Coming up:

Street Fair Ready Workshop with the HDSID + Creative Enabler

Have a new business? Stuck using the same old marketing plan? Want to expand your brand awareness? Looking to get your name out there during market season and beyond? Well look no further than this Creative Enabler + HDSID workshop! On Monday, July 15that 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, learn all the tricks, tools and helpful tips from Luca of Creative Enabler that’ll help you maximize your business!

 

For more information visit: https://bit.ly/2F4sgwV

Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis via Creative Enabler

 

THIS LEARNING

165 Newark Avenue, Second Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Salsa Fest 2019

Salsa Fest 2019! Enjoy night filled with great company, music and cigar events on the following dates: July 26th, August 24th, and September 13th!

344 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Hard Grove 5K Run!

Hard Grove’s owners, via their non- profit Carevel Foundation, are hosting their 7th Annual 5K Run! Proceeds benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. The organizers are looking for sponsorships/ donations. If you would like to make a donation or sign up, please take a look at the form:

Don’t forget:

 

* Please note there will not be a Farmer’s Market on Thursday, July 4th! *

Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market!

The Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market is back every Monday and Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Grove PATH Plaza!

Vendors vary from Monday and Thursday but here is list of what you can expect:

Ort Farms
Stony Hill Farms
Hoboken Farms
Bang Cookies
Stella’s Empanadas & Argentine Grill
Americas Kettle Corn
Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit
JC Fish Stand
Farm Eats
Just Delicious Kettle Korn
Getaround
EJL Market
Busy Bee Organics
Paolo’s Kitchen
SIPPs Organic Skincare
The Little Gym
Modern Family Dentistry
Blue Mountain Tea
Circle Brook Farm
SweetBerry Bowls
Fugee Burger
Nutsola
Vesco Foods
Buon Antipasto
Castaway Vintage
Hempworx
Pies & Quiches
KLÜSTERFØK
Deliciously Alicia’s
forevergreen
Sweeta Boo’s Cakery &Catering
PGA
Del Forno Real Estate
Uni K Wax
Blo
Little Monster Treats
Salvation Wellness
The Plant House

From food and baked goods to fresh and organic produce and local businesses, we have you covered! Stop by and shop!


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For sponsorship opportunities please see our 2019 Media Kit: https://jcdowntown.org/images/documents/mediakit2019.pdf

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