Everything Jersey City Festival Proving the U.E.Z. Program Builds Communities Saturday May 21, 2011

With an estimated 30,000 visitors in attendance, the 2011 Everything Jersey City Festival was again a huge success. See the coverage from the Jersey Journal.

The Everything Jersey City Festival is TEN (10) Blocks (Central Avenue between Hutton and Congress Street) of Family Fun and FOUR (4) Stages of FREE Music & Entertainment! For the Kids – Bounce House, Super Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, and Petting Zoo! Encounter Premiere Artists, Crafters, Festival Foods, Huge One-Day-Sales at Participating Businesses and much, much more! Festival hours are from 11 AM to 6 PM (Street closure: 5 AM to 8 PM), rain or shine. For updates, join our email list.

Exhibitor Info/ ApplicationFamily FunVolunteer Information
SponsorsShopping – ONE DAY SALEGetting to the Festival
Festival EntertainmentTaste of the HeightsCommunity Advisories

In the News

Did you miss previous year’s events? Take a look back.

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2011 Festival Review

“Thanks” to our 2011 Festival Sponsors

This event would not be possible without continued support from sponsors. Businesses and organizations who become sponsors of the Everything Jersey City Festival enjoy a wide range of promotional benefits in conjunction with the events’ marketing campaigns. Additionally, this festival is designed to stimulate the local economy. Sponsors are reinvesting in our community by providing a much needed boost for local commerce.

If you or your business or organization is interested in becoming a future sponsor, please email or call the CASID at (201) 656-1366.

2011 Everything Jersey City Sponsors:

BOLTBUSJersey City Parking Authority
Bond Drugs (371 Central Avenue)Liberty Health/ Jersey City Medical Center
Capital One BankMetro Honda
Christ HospitalMilrose Consultants Inc.
City of Jersey CityNissan – Commercial Vehicles
City of Jersey City Division of Cultural AffairsPanepinto Properties
County of HudsonPSE&G
County of Hudson Cultural Affairs and TourismSpectra Energy
Coach USA/ Red & Tan of Hudson CountyState Farm Insurance
C-Town Supermarket (506 Central Ave)Stop & Shop Supermarkets
Dunkin DonutsSusan Newman Design, Inc.
El Sabroso Restaurant (414 Central Ave)The American Flag Company
Footprints RealtyThe Hudson Reporter
Goehrig’s BakeryThe Jersey Journal
Hauptman CarpetsThe Jersey City U.E.Z. Program/ EDC
Hudson County Community CollegeUS Representative Steve Rothman
Infinite PrintUnited Water
Jersey City Incinerator AuthorityWells Fargo Bank
Jersey City Independent 

The Everything Jersey City Festival is organized by the Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation in partnership with Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy, the City of Jersey City Municipal Council and Division of Cultural Affairs, Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise and Board of Chosen Freeholders. Paid for in part by the Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone Program.

Festival Entertainment


More on the way. Check back for updates!

From local favorites to largely-known acts, there will be something for everyone on the four festival stages! Artists interested in performing at this or future festivals are encouraged to send their press kit, including an audio and/or video sample of their work, to the CASID for consideration. Scroll down for our mailing address, or email us. If you’re not a performer but know of a good one we should consider, tell us!

Family Fun

Rides and Amusements for the the kids:

  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides
  • Moonwalk
  • Super Slide

Central Avenue Shopping

The CASID is coordinating a huge one day sale among Central Avenue (jewelry, clothing, shoes, furniture, etc) businesses on the day of the festival. Many Sales will offer 10% to 50% OFF select merchandise. Additionally, you will find great treats and bargains at participating Sidewalk Sales.

Exhibitor Information

The Exhibitor Application was due on April 21, 2011. The 2011 Everything Jersey City Festival is no longer accepting new applications. If you would like to receive future notice of this event, please join our JC Festival mailing list.

The Everything Jersey City Festival features artists, crafters, festival food vendors, local businesses and organizations. Exhibitors at the festival will reach a crowd of thousands with their products, service or message. Spaces were filled on a first come, first served basis at the discretion of the Festival Committee.

Are you an artist looking for more fairs in Jersey City? Consider joining our friends at Not Yo Mama’s Craft Fair. For more area Art and Craft Shows, Visit: CraftLister.com

Reminder to Everything J.C. Festival Exhibitors:

  • Canopies (10’x10’) and tables are required for all vendors. Central Avenue businesses Kennedy Department Store (270 Central Ave., 201-420-8722) and C.H. Martin (256 Central Ave., 201-659-7055) have canopies available at very affordable prices. If you plan to rent these items, All Star Rentals (973-591-1333) is the Everything Jersey City Festival’s preferred rental company.
  • The event is rain or shine.
  • Expect correspondance from festival no later than May 5th. All applicants should expect to notified by mail if they were accepted to this year’s festival. If you have not received email notification that your application is being processed, please email us immediately. Exhibitors will receive festival instructions in the mail for setup time and entry.