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The 2022 Hoboken Italian Festival Is Happening This Weekend

by Samantha Impaglia
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The Hoboken Italian Festival — also known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri — is back this year at its waterfront location. The 2022 festival will be complete with delicious eats, entertainment, and more, as well as fireworks and a procession. The festival will take place on Sinatra Drive Promenade between Newark Street and 2nd Street from Thursday, September 8th to Sunday, September 11th, 2022.  Read on to learn more about this highly anticipated event happening on Sinatra Drive now through Sunday.

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Details of the Festival

The 2022 Hoboken Italian Festival will take place along the Hudson River on Sinatra Drive Promenade between Newark Street and 2nd Street from Thursday, September 8th to Sunday, September 11th, 2022. The four-day festival includes a variety of music, food, rides, and games, plus, a fireworks show.

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Saturday will be the procession and “Feast Day,” when the 800lb statue of the Madonna Dei Martiri, or, Madonna of the Martyrs, is carried through the streets of Hoboken. Here is the procession route:

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(Photo credit: Hoboken Italian Festival)

Entertainment + Activities Schedule

Along with the lineup of vendors, there will also be live music each night of the festival as well as various activities. Here is the entertainment lineup and events schedule:

Thursday, September 8th

5PM — Opening Ceremony

5PM – 6:30PM — Krystal

7PM – 10PM — Joe Baracata Band

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Friday, September 9th

5PM – 6:30PM — A Token of Our Extreme

7PM – 11PM — R3 Brothers

See More: Sicilia Mia, A Taste of Sicily in the Heart of Montclair

Saturday, September 10th

11AM — Feast Mass at St. Francis Church

2PM —  Feast Procession begins at St. Francis Church

4PM — Feast Procession continues on the Hudson River

9PM — Ciao USA Fireworks Extravaganza on Pier A

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Sunday, September 11th

2PM – 4:30PM — Swingtime Big Band featuring Zack Alexander + Bobbie Ruth

5PM – Annual Grape Stomp Contest

10PM — Super 50/50 Raffle + Closing Ceremony

For more details and history on the Hoboken Italian Festival, click here.
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