Hoboken Italian Festival is one you CANT MISS!

Official name of festival or event: Hoboken Italian Festival  – The 87th Annual Hoboken Italian Festival emulates the “Feast of the
Madonna Dei Martiri,” which began in 1399 in Molfetta, Italy a small Adriatic
town. The Festival has become an annual Hoboken waterfront extravaganza
with international foods, music, fantastic fireworks display, large crowds, a
picturesque landscape and a unique “blessing of the fleet.”
If there is any information you would like to add in addition to this for the listing i.e. pointing out that you have vending slots available, information for guests, etc. Either add this in the email, or include whatever additional information that you want known to all in with the description of festival section. http://www.hobokenitalianfestival.com/html/vendor.htm

Hoboken Italian Festival Dates

September 5, 2013 – September 8th, 2013

Location of the Hobeken Italian Fest:

physical address
Sinatra Park,
Hoboken New Jersey

Events or activities to expect:

Pizza Eating contest, Cannoli Eating Contest, Grape Stomp Contest, Fireworks Spectacular, Outdoor Mass on 9/8 on the waterfront
Type of festival: (i.e. music festival, food festival, country fair, cultural fest, etc.) 87th traditional Italian festival in honor of Madonna dei Martiri, patron saint of Molfetta, Bari in Italy.
Description of festival:  Can be as long and detailed as you prefer, and in fact, the longer the better listed and organized you will be on our site. A variety of continuous entertainment with headliners every evening.

Amusement rides and a midway attract the many families who attend. The
Madonna is carried through the streets of Hoboken on Saturday afternoon
followed by the blessing of the fleet. Vendors line the street, with the event
menu including all the food that made Hoboken famous, and a beer & wine
garden to accompany the gastronomic delights. The event also hosts a
fantastic fireworks display over the Hudson River on Saturday evening. For history, Link:

http://www.hobokenitalianfestival.com/html/origin.htm

Expected attendance (optional): 50,000 over 4 days

Contact number for information or vendors: (optional): 201-216-0252

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