Bayonne’s Hometown Fair Returns This Saturday and Sunday

The 2023 Bayonne Hometown Fair will take place on Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4 and it will feature fun for the entire family.   Mayor Jimmy Davis stated, “Local organizations, businesses, entertainers, and volunteers are working to make sure that this year’s fair is a great event.”  The organizer of the event is the Hometown Fair Association in collaboration with the city of Bayonne, Mayor Davis, and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ).

This will be the ninth anniversary of the current version of the Hometown Fair.  The fair will take place along Broadway from 21st to 26th Streets.  On Saturday, June 3, the fair’s hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. On Sunday, June 4, the fair’s hours will be from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. The 2023 fair will feature food, rides, vendors, and musical entertainment.

Amusements will include inflatable rides between 25th and 26th Streets. The inflatable rides will be free, and will be sponsored by the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ).

              The main stage for the fair will be set up on East 23rd Street by Church Lane.  A second performance space, the community stage, will be set up on the East side of Broadway between 22nd and 23rd Streets. A variety of musicians and other entertainers will perform at both stages.

Vendors and organizations will take part in the fair, with tables along Broadway from 21st Street to 25th Street. The tables will feature food, merchandise, information about community organizations, and give-aways of various promotional items.

There is no rain date for the fair.  In the event of rain, every effort will be made to continue or resume the fair on the scheduled days, as circumstances may permit. 

The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail station closest to the fair is located at 22nd Street and Avenue E. Mayor Davis said, “I urge visitors to take advantage of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail system to come to the fair and see what Bayonne has to offer.”