This Week in the HDSID: All About Down Town Street Fair 2018
It’s finally here! On Saturday, September 15th 12:00-8:00 get ready to enjoy the best food, great music, awesome vendors ALL in the Historic Downtown area of Jersey City! The All About Down Town Street Fair is this week and we have over 300 vendors to cater to your every food and shopping need. Plus a kids area, music stage and two biergartens- what else do you need?!
Here are just some of the vendors that are scheduled to appear at the Street Fair this year. Some, you might know about already while others are first time vendors- either way they will amaze you with their food, art or products/services:
(vendor descriptions courtesy of the great Stephanie!)
Milk Sugar Love Creamery & Bakeshop will be churning delightfully delicious ice cream; cakes and baked goods using grass-fed, organic dairy & local NJ produce for the street fair (and as it does everyday)!!! Stop by Milk Sugar Love’s cart for some absolutely delicious and wholesome ice cream, cakes, and others baked goods!
Stop by Orale Mexican Kitchen’s booth for some delicious Mexican food and drinks!
With a taco in one hand, and a drink in the other, you’ll be ready to conquer the street fair!
Everything by My Baby Bee and Me is made from the highest quality materials. A lot of time is used for designing each piece, from shape and stitch to the type of materials used. In this way, each item is a unique work of art.
Stop by this booth to purchase a set of quality clothes as a gift for a child in your life!
Nimbus Dance Works is Jersey City’s premier dance company. Nimbus Dance Works focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences. Nimbus presents dance performances and programs to diverse audiences locally and on tour.
Performers with Nimbus Dance Works are top-tier dance artists drawn from widely recognized companies including American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, and the Martha Graham Dance Company. Through critically acclaimed performances throughout New Jersey and the Northeast, programs for Jersey City youth and seniors, partnerships with institutions such as the Jersey City Board of Education and the Newark Museum, and collaborations with notable composers and visual artists, Nimbus weaves together artistic excellence and community impact.
Learn more about Nimbus Dance Works when you stop by its booth!
No Forks Given covers all different types of handheld items with a gourmet international twist. It mixes together international flavors in one handheld item like grilled cheeses, tacos, and sandwiches. It prides itself in fusing together big bold flavors from Asian to Peruvian/Latin American to Italian American (just to mention a couple) in one item. No Forks Given aims to be unique and break typical flavor combinations for these classic favorite items.
Stop by this food truck for an awesome fusion cuisine experience!
Erin Kumpf Acupuncture & Herbs LLC (EKAH) is a Jersey City based clinic specializing in natural therapies for reproductive and female disorders. EKAH’s focus and treatment plans are designed to bring your body back into balance so you feel strong, vital, healthy and alive.
Dr. Erin Kumpf, D.A.C.M., L.Ac, is nationally board certified in acupuncture and herbs and is a NCCAOM Diplomat in Oriental Medicine. She graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City and currently practices in Jersey City Heights, NJ. Erin seeks to help women in the community around her find their way to health, emotionally and physically, through this 2500+ year old medicine. She combines various modalities such as acupuncture, botanical medicine and nutritional support to gently encourage her patients’ intuitive natural healing processes.
Vintage on First is located in downtown Hoboken and has been selling vintage for over 10 years, but it is brand new to NJ. The majority of its collection is based on 1960-90s prints / design patterns / street wear and all around fun!!
Make sure to stop by Vintage on First’s booth to snag some of these great vintage pieces!
Interactive Dragonette Unleash Your Power Reach Your Dreams will be featuring upscale original concept products that are handmade locally in Downtown Jersey City. These plushies are meaningful gifts (DRAGONETTE & UNICORNETTE) that empower and bring out one’s best. Here is how these plushies work their magic: “Make Wishes. Set Goals. Customize Ribbons/Spikes As You Work Toward Achieving Your Dreams.” Buy yourself and a loved one a plushy to take home and make a wish!
DEL FORNO REAL ESTATE brings you the best new opportunities, openings, and locations to rent, buy, or sell in Jersey City!
Interested in moving to Jersey City but don’t know where to start looking? Stop by DEL FORNO REAL ESTATE’s booth to learn about the options you have!
Stone Cooper will be selling handcrafted bohemian jewelry and adornments, such as: necklaces, chokers, bracelets, rings, and earrings. Items for men will also be available, mainly necklaces.
Stop by Stone Cooper’s booth to purchase one of these beautifully design items and make your outfit pop!
*photograph by: Elizabeth Kaminski
SIPP Organics is a 100% woman and minority owned health and wellness beauty brand offering handcrafted, chemical-free skincare for everyone. All SIPP Organics products are made with organic, food grade, ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients. Offerings include multi-use (may be used all over for skin & face, hair & scalp, and nails) butters, oils, botanical waters, serums, essential oils, perfumery and sprays. SIPP Organics works around individual preferences for botanicals and essential oils, and works around allergies/sensitivities and other ailments.
Stop by SIPP Organics’ booth for products that are good for your skin and to support women in business!
Beautifully designed, customizable, and tailored to your shape and size, DeCarlos Bespoke offers men a product and service tailored to their needs.
Any DeCarlos Bespoke shirts, suits, coats, ties, pants (and more) will draw attention and make you stand out in a crowd. If you, or a man in your life, have never had this carefully crafted and tailored service and product stop by DeCarlos Bespoke’s booth to learn more and feel the difference in the quality of clothing materials.
Local Jersey City jewelry designer and metalsmith artist, The Silver Sculptor, returns to the Street Fair this year with her handcrafted sterling silver jewelry!!!
Whether you want to buy wedding rings, themed jewelry, cuff links, or statement pieces, The Silver Sculptor will have a beautiful selection for you to look over.
Outer Limits Hot Sauce is bringing its awesome line of Natural, Vegan, and Gluten-Free sauces alongside spicy chocolate bars + some really cool merchandise!!
On street fair day, you should not be without your cup of joe or a cup of cool, refreshing Lassi from Hidden Grounds Coffee. Stop by Hidden Grounds Coffee’s booth to try a mango Lassi, have your cup of joe, and refresh so that you can keep walking and eating!
Hudson County Community College is a comprehensive urban community college with a mission to offer high quality programs and services, which are affordable, accessible, and community-centered.
There are always exciting programs and classes for the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer semester. If you’ve been putting your education on hold, now is the time to take action! Stop by Hudson County Community College’s booth to learn about the application processes, opportunities, and new career paths!
Aatmaj will be selling South Asian-inspired tees are for the kiddos and families who are just as happy eating pau bhaji as they are eating a pizza pie. Utilizing positive words and phrases of inspiration, motivation, and inclusion, Aatmaj’s booth is one you won’t want to miss!
Whether it’s ongoing dog walks, cat boarding, overnights or occasional visits, Tails On Trails LLC offers professional and personalized pet care for downtown Jersey City! Stop by their booth and take advantage of these awesome freebies: They’re offering 1 FREE week of walks with a 2-month sign-up! They’ll also have FREE giveaways for Jersey City Pet owners at their booth!!!
York Street Project’s booth will be providing visitors with Information about York Street Project – a Jersey City emergency housing shelter with wrap-around social services, childcare, and education programs. Additional information can be found on York Street Project’s website, and you can ask questions in person on Street Fair day!
GyrosToGo will be offering both a regular menu and a vegetarian/vegan menu!
Regular Menu: Lamb/Beef/Chicken Gyro, Greek Salad with/without your choice of Lamb/Beef/Chicken, Chicken Kabobs, Gyro Burgers, Grilled Chicken Sandwiches (7 sauces) Vegetarian/Vegan Menu: Veggie/Black Bean/Spinach & Feta Cheese Burgers, Spinach Pie, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Hummus Gyro, Greek Salad Gyro, Stuffed Grape Leaves Gyro, Black Bean Burger Gyro, Grilled Hummus Gyro…Oh my!!!
Ani Ramen JC is bringing you the best of steamed buns, spiked Yuzu Lemonade, Yuzu Lemonade, beer cans, and sake cans!!!
Don’t miss out!!
You might need a visit to the dentist’s office after all the sweets and goodies you’ll have at the Street Fair!
Luckily, Dear Tooth Fairy: Pediatric Dentistry of Jersey City is coming to the event to offer tips on proper oral hygiene, proper brushing, and more!
Find out why this pediatric dentist office is rated as one of the best in JC, learn about the services they offer, become familiar with the techniques they use with clients who have many fears about visiting the dentist, and MORE!!!
These are just SOME of the great vendors that are scheduled to set up shop at this year’s All About Down Town Street Fair! Spend the day with us at the Historic Downtown area- you won’t regret it!
See you on Saturday!
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