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A Hoboken community tradition is about to return to Washington Street.  Hoboken invites residents, and out of towners as well, to the Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival on Sunday, May 19, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Washington Street between Observer Highway and Seventh Street.

The free festival features displays and sales by over 250 artists, crafters, food vendors, and local businesses. You can find almost anything you might want.
And if you’re up for some entertainment, there will be two stages of live musical performances located on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway and on Washington Street between Sixth Street and Seventh Street.
The Seventh Street Stage’s musical line-up is as follows, starting at 12:15 p.m.
  • All Saints Bold Dancers
  • Arya Dance Company
  • Drum Den
  • Dream Boys
  • Zydeco Revelators
  • The Brooklyners
  • The Ebony Hillbillies
The Observer Highway Stage’s musical line up is as follows, starting at 12 p.m.
  • 3 Dollars
  • The Dracu-Las
  • Little Hag
  • Lulada Club
  • DJ Dugspin
Funding for the Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival comes in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism ( and is sponsored by Ironstate, Veolia, WFUV, and the Hudson County Division of Parks & Roads.
Wheelchair accessible seating can be made available for each performance with a week’s prior notice. Please contact Hoboken Cultural Affairs at 201-420-2000 Ex. 5102 to make a request. Accessible restrooms will be located near the main stage on Observer Highway as well as on Washington Street and Third Street.
For more information on festival and performers, go to

If you’ve never gone to the festival, you should.  You don’t know what you’re missing.


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