More than 300 artists, crafters and food vendors will converge on the Mile Square City Sunday for a day of entertainment, eats, rides and games at the Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival.
The free festival will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine, on Washington Street between Observer Highway and 7th Street.
Festival-goers should expect a wide assortment of music, arts, crafts, food and children's games and activities.
Acclaimed rock band The Feelies will be among the dozen bands and musicians playing live Sunday at three stages set up around town.
Art collectors can find paintings, sculptures and photography between 2nd and 3rd streets and 5th and 6th streets, and work by artists from the Monroe Center for the Arts will be available between 1st and Newark streets.
Rides, games, facepainting and a variety of other activities for children can be found on 3rd Street.
NJ Transit buses No. 22, No. 89 and No. 126 will run on a detour during the festival, which is expected to shut down Washington Street between Observer Highway and 7th Street from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Riders traveling out of the city, toward North Bergen and New York, will board and depart buses along Bloomfield Street at customer’s request. Riders heading toward Hoboken Terminal will get on and off along Willow Avenue at marked bus stops.
Volunteers are still needed to help with set up on the morning of the event. Anyone interested in helping from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. can contact Geri Fallo in the city's Cultural Affairs Office at (201) 420-2207 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.