Harvest Festival in Hoboken Oct. 17 has hay mazes, pony rides, and more

HOBOKEN – Celebrate the beginning of fall at the 11th annual Hoboken Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 17 with live performances and family activities.

Festival-organizer Gerri Fallo expects 5,000 to 6,000 attendees this year.

“[Its not] often you get to take a horse & carriage ride around Pier A Park with that amazing view of the NY skyline or run through a giant hay maze,” said Fallo.

The festival, which is open to the public, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pier A Park at First Street and Sinatra Dr. Festival-goers can look forward to pumpkin painting and decorating, hay rides, a hay maze, pony rides, a petting zoo, a moonwalk, face painting, sand art, craft activities, trackless train, a Puffy the Dragon inflatable, as well as dance and gymnastic demos.

In addition to live performance from the Garden Street School of the Performing Arts Hoboken Hip Hop group (from All Saints Episcopal Day School), additional activities will be provided by 35 Minute Boot Camps, Hoboken Public Education Foundation, Hartshorn Portraiture, the Hoboken Public Library, Hudson Vibe Dance & Fitness, Inserra Supermarkets Inc., Math Wizard, Monroe Street Movement Space, My Gym Hoboken, Super Soccer Stars, and Tempest Productions.

The event’s main sponsors are Clifton Savings Bank, Hoboken Grace, NY Waterway, Power Home Remodeling Group, and Renewal by Anderson.

Contact Geri Fallo at gfallo@hobokennj.gov.

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