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Thanksgiving in the HDSID

It’s that time again! Time for festive food & fun with family & friends! Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of year here in downtown Jersey City because there are so many wonderful ways to celebrate & give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. This week’s blog is your “Cheat Sheet” on how to make this Thanksgiving one of your best! We got everything covered from turkeys to pies to centerpieces & everything in between. 

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Bouquets & Baskets for the perfect centerpiece

Van Hook Cheese & Grocery

This family owned cheese & specialty grocery shop has everything you need for everyone to pick on while the turkey is still cooking. They have an amazing platter selection with assorted cheese, nuts, crackers, & gourmet meats. Their motto is “No Party is Complete Without a Platter”! Platters are also a great alternative to bring to your host’s house. You can call the store or order online, & they even deliver! Need a pie too? No problem. JC Sweets does their Salted Caramel Apple, Bourbon Pecan, & classic Pumpkin. Order by November 18th! 528 Jersey Avenue, 201-433-2600

Van Hook

Stony Hill Farms

Stony Hill is a part of the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market family & is your one stop shopping source for everything Thanksgiving! If you want the freshest turkey then you can order one directly from them for $3.55 per lb. starting at 16 lbs & up! They also carry winter squash, pumpkins, gourds, sweet corn, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kale, & all other items for cooking & decorating. Their pie selection is huge! For the full list click HERE. Their latest creation? Homemade ice cream churned from farm fresh dairy in flavors like Cranberry, Cinnamon Honey, Oreo Peppermint, & Eggnog.  *Fresh turkeys must be ordered by Tuesday, November 14th, Pies by Sunday, November 19th Stop by the farmer’s market to shop or call 908-879-2908 to place your order

stony hill gourds

Choc O Pain

This French specialty bakery offers sourdough breads, pastries, tarts, & lots of seasonal specialities that look as good as they taste! Their Thanksgiving selection includes pumpkin, pecan, pear, & chocolate ganache. *Order by November 21st & receive a 10% discount! 530 Jersey Avenue, 201-435-2462 

Choc O Pain


The goal here was to create an environment where anyone can shop for wine without feeling overwhelmed. Every wine they carry has been tasted & selected by their “tasting team” based on value to the customer over personal preference. Stop in & have them help you pick the right wine or spirit for the occasion. They even carry pickles, olives, honeys, jams, as well as assorted crackers & cheeses. 276 Grove Street, 201-448-8657


Torico Ice Cream

This downtown staple has been churning out ice cream since 1968! They carry over 65 flavors & pride themselves on only using real ingredients. For Thanksgiving, they do FRESH Ice Cream Pies in assorted flavors like Pecan, Java Mocha Donut, Pumpkin, Apple Pie. All made with their very own crust. 20 Erie Street, 201-432-9458


Ort Farms

This 6 generation farm in NJ is also a HDSID Farmer’s Market fixture serving the community loads of seasonal produce & pies all year long. A delicious favorite for breakfast, snack, or dessert is their bread which comes in Zucchini, Banana, Pumpkin, & Apple Caramel. They also bake every type of pie your little heart desires! *Place your order HERE by Saturday, November 18th! (908) 876-3351

Pumpkin Butter

South House

Don’t want to cook? South House will treat you like FAMILY. Check out their Fall Cocktail Menu HERE.

South House Thanksgiving

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Holiday Market at Grove Street December 18th & 21st

We are still seeking vendors for our Holiday Artist Maker Market in conjunction with our Farmer’s Market on Monday, December 18th & Thursday, December 21st. If you sell one of kind, crafty items that would make great holiday gifts, fill out the application HERE.




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