Hoboken’s Lackawanna Plaza is Turning into a Holiday Market This Sunday 12/19

Main Street Pops and the Hoboken Business Alliance have teamed up to host a holiday shopping showcase at Lackawanna Terminal this weekend for locals to continue their holiday shopping – while supporting small. The pop-up event will conclude ‘Holiday on the Hudson,’ a month-long celebration of Hoboken’s winter happenings.

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The showcase will be a larger version of Main Street Pops’ artisan markets under the 14th Street Viaduct, showcasing 80+ artisan makers and creators. It will feature unique, handmade gifts including jewelry, clothes, accessories, home decor, pet gifts, kids products, art, photography, artisanal foods, and more.

The event will feature live music from local performers such as the Hoboken High School Marching Band & chorus, roving carolers from All Saints Episcopal Church Adult Choir, The School of Rock house band, a singalong with The Fuzzy Lemons and DJ Tim “The Dawg” Nelson spinning holiday tunes.

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Santa will even make a special appearance and stroll the market from 12PM to 2PM, taking photos with our visitors and wishing one and all a very merry holiday season.

“Local makers and artisans are a key component of creating a unique, only-in-Hoboken holiday shopping experience that can’t be matched online,” said Steven Welliver, Executive Director of the Hoboken Business Alliance said in a statement. “Hoboken Business Alliance is thrilled to support our community’s creative entrepreneurs.”

“We are looking forward to bringing our market downtown for more people to enjoy, and so pleased that the Hoboken Business Alliance is teaming up with us to support local artisans and bring more engaging programs to our community,” said Zabrina Stoffel, one of the co-founders of Main Street Pops.

“This vibrant, festive market is the perfect way to bring residents and visitors together to support our local business community,” said Mayor Bhalla in a statement. “I strongly encourage everyone to stop by and shop local this holiday season. The City of Hoboken is excited to welcome this new market. Thank you to the Hoboken Business Alliance and Main Street Pops for organizing what I am sure will be a new holiday tradition.”

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The City will offer market shoppers who display a receipt for a purchase of $20 or more 50% off parking at Garage B, located at 28 Second Street.

The Holiday Showcase will take place at Lackawanna Ferry Terminal & Hudson Place on Sunday, December 19th from 11AM to 4PM.

Register for free at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/219310803517.

For more information, go to www.mainstreetpops.com or www.visithoboken.com.

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Victoria is HG's Associate Editor and Social Media Coordinator for the Hoboken Historical Museum + Fire Department Museum. She is also a Board Member of LUPE Fund – a nonprofit by Latinas for Latinas. Victoria is a fourth-generation Hoboken native, BNR in the Mile Square, and Jersey City. Through playing softball in town for fourteen years, playing the trumpet for the Hoboken High School Redwings Band, and graduating from New Jersey City University, these two cities have a special place in her heart. When she isn’t Style Assisting or volunteering at Symposia Bookstore, she’s exploring everything the Concrete Jungle has to offer. You can catch her at art exhibitions, trying new restaurants, traveling, diving into a new book, thrifting, or indulging in some form of arts and crafts.

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