2019 Holiday Season

A Cutting-edge Twist on Old Time Tradition!

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs invite you to discover the plays, performances and concerts taking place in Jersey City this holiday season!

Jersey City, a long time leader in the arts, pushes the boundaries between tradition and bold, fresh and dynamic holiday performance. There are so many unique opportunities to celebrate the season by making us your entertainment destination. Be sure to visit our performing arts companies’ websites to purchase tickets early:

 

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December 2021

Jersey City’s 25 Annual Toy Drive

December 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall Council Chambers, 280 Grove Street 2nd floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States
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St. Paul The Apostle Church Hosts “Breakfast with Santa”

December 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
St Paul The Apostle Church, 20 Greenville Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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Liberty Science Center After Dark: Holiday Edition!!!

December 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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Grab your friends and embark on a festive (kid-free!) adventure at Liberty Science Center DECEMBER 6, 2021 6:00PM-10:00PM  Enjoy seasonal bites, courtesy of Midnight Market, and holiday cocktails. Kick off your shoes and take a spin on the Sock Skating Rink, made from a high-tech synthetic polymer surface. Soar through space in the biggest planetarium in America.

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The McGinley Square Partnership SID Tree Lighting Ceremony 2021

December 10, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
McGinley Square Plaza, Montgomery Street and Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States
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The McGinley Square Partnership SID Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, December 12,2021 at 3:30pm -4:30pm  

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Nimbus Presents: Jersey City Nutcracker

December 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nimbus Arts Center, 329 Warren St
Jersey City, 07302
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Nimbus Dance’s beloved Jersey City Nutcracker is back, and high on the list of must-see Jersey City holiday experiences! Presented for the first time ever at the new Nimbus Arts Center, Nimbus Dance will offer 12 performances of the quirky and lovable adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic, which takes place in Jersey City and weaves together themes of magic, adventure, family, and friendship. The highly acclaimed Nimbus Dance performs against a dazzling backdrop of full-scale sets and fantastical projections of…

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Celebrating Kwanzaa Through The Visual Arts

December 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mary McLeod Bethune Center, 140 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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The Community Awareness Series of The Jersey City Free Public Library Will Be Celebrating Kwanzaa Through The Visual Arts At The Bethune Center Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Kennedy Dancers, Inc. 2021 Holiday Showcase!

December 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on December 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Kennedy Dancers, 79 central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States
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Kennedy Dancers, Inc. based in Jersey City, NJ are happy to announce their return to live indoor performances after many months of the COVID-19 pandemic we are excited to once again be performing inside with a live audience! Kennedy Dancers, Inc. began rehearsals under the direction of Diane Dragone on October 25, 2021, in preparation for three live performances. The Holiday Showcase will feature performances by the Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company including Kathryn Reese, Nik Palivoda, Abigail Dias, Eva Hackett,…

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Friends of Ferris Triangle Park Host The 1st Greenville Tree Lighting Festival

December 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ferris Triangle Park, 247 Old Bergen Rd
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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Friends of Ferris Triangle Park Host The 1st Greenville Tree Lighting Festival Sunday, December 12,2021 4pm-7pm As a symbol of community unity come join in the festivities of the season!!!

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“Winterfest” at Ferris Triangle Park

December 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ferris Triangle Park, 247 Old Bergen Rd
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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Friends of Ferris Triangle Park and Triangle Park Community Center present WINTERFEST 4th Annual Holiday Gift Giveaway and Tree Lighting December 12th, 4:00 - 7:00 pm

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Celebrating Holidays Around the World A Virtual Poetry Event

December 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Come Together in Celebrating Holidays Around the World Virtual Poetry Event As a Community, You Can Simultaneously Share in this Event

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Celebrating The Holidays In Jersey City At The Apple Tree House

December 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Apple Tree House, 298 Academy Street
Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States
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TRADITIONS: CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS IN JERSEY CITY AT THE APPLE TREE HOUSE SATURDAY DECEMBER 11,2021 AND SATURDAY DECEMBER 18, 2021 1:00PM - 5:00PM COME TO THE APPLE TREE HOUSE THIS DECEMBER AND EXPERICENCE SOME OF JERSEY CITYS WONDERFULLY DIFFERENT AND INTERESTING HOLIDAY CELEBRATION TRADITIONS!!!  

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The Jersey City Police Department Toy Giveaway

December 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mary McLeod Bethune Park, 143 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
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The Jersey City South District Police Department  Toy Giveaway December 19, 2021 at Mary McLeod Bethune Park 10am - 1pm Come join in the festivities and a family photo with Santa Clause

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Annual Kwanzaa Celebration 2021

December 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join In The Virtual Celebration of Kwanzaa 2021 For virtual event please, CLICK HERE

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July 2022

NEW JERSEY’S JULY 4TH CELEBRATION 2022

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10 Exchange Place, Jersey City, 10 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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  For Additional information please, CLICK HERE

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Artist & Maker Market

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

artist & maker market, Grove St Path Plaza
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States
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Artist & Maker Market is an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods while connecting artists and artisans with the metro NYC community. Founded in 2015 with only 5 dates and one location, we have grown to over 60 market event dates in 2022 in our Grove St. PATH Plaza location. Our Spring/Summer Season runs from May to Sept 2022. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Wednesdays & JCFriday’s are in conjunction with the highly celebrated Groove…

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