10 of the Best Autumn Activities to Do in Hoboken, New Jersey
The crisp breeze on your cheek. The subtle shift in nature’s colors. The savory scent of pumpkin pie baking in the oven. Fall is surely amongst us once more. And with it, comes wonderful opportunities to experience all life has to offer. Let’s take a look at a Hoboken guide to some of the best autumn activities this year.
1. Fall Hoboken Arts & Music Festival 2017
Where better to get fresh and flavorful food than the Fall Hoboken Arts & Music Festival? This festival will host over 30 food booths and set-ups for more than 300 local and regional artists in photography, arts and crafts.
Sponsored by the Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs, the Hoboken fall arts and music festival boasts 3 stages with local, regional and national entertainment. Bring the kids and enjoy the kid’s spots with games, pony rides, face painting and balloon animals. You won’t want to miss this spectacular event! If you’re in the area stop into Pure Pita where the kids eat free!
2. Fall Foliage
If you enjoy basking in the colorful pleasures of the fall foliage-changing season, try out these popular spots:
- Pier A Park
- Pier C Park
- Elysian Park
- Church Square Park
- Riverview Fisk Park
3. Hoboken Waterfront Walkway
With its scenic walkways, historic landmarks and beautiful water views, Hoboken Waterfront Walkway always delivers. Whether you have kids, a dog or just enjoy a nice autumn walk with friends, this spot is sure to please.
4. Hoboken Shopping Guide
Some of the best shopping around can be found in Hoboken. Try out these spots ranked highest on Yelp:
- Macy’s– shoes, women’s clothing accessories
- Shiina– women’s clothing, cosmetics and beauty supply
- Mint Market– shoes, used, vintage and consignment
- Revival Vintage Boutique- women’s and men’s used, vintage, consignment
- Dear Hannah- women’s clothing
- Bella Ro- women’s clothing
- Dor L’ Dor- women’s clothing
5. Hoboken Historical Museum
A must-experience for anyone in the heart of Hoboken, this museum is situated on Hoboken’s breathtakingly beautiful waterfront. It’s committed to gathering, featuring, preserving and translating artifacts for the average person.
Constructed in 1986, the museum boasts both historic and modern elements and stories of the city and its citizens. The Hoboken Historical Museum holds educational classes, films, tours, lectures and performances.
6. Hoboken Farmer’s Market
Each Thursday until October, farmers from all around New Jersey gather at the Hoboken Farmer’s Market to offer the best in fresh produce and baked goods. From tomatoes, corn and squash to fresh-baked goodies, cheese makers and pickle suppliers, this market delivers on a cool autumn day.
7. Resilience Paddle Sports
Few things are as rewarding as treating yourself to an orange and yellow dawn drift on the water, watching the sun slowly makes its way up into the sky. Through Resilience Paddle Sports, Hudson River is now home to water-based tours and programs for locals and visitors alike.
In cooperation with Pier 13 Boating Club, this group provides kayak and paddle boarding programs tailored to a person’s experience level, along with exciting tours down the Hudson River.
8. Barsky Gallery
With its line of contemporary art of various forms and craft and its hosting of private events, Basky Gallery is a pleasant, chic and enlivening stop on any autumn day.
9. Rubin Museum of Art
If you have children or if you have a child with special needs, this museum is perfect for you. With a calendar full of fun events and activities for children and adults, the Rubin Museum of Art offers exhibition tours, art-making classes and much more.
10. Hoboken Harvest Festival
From hay rides, mazes and pony rides to petting zoos, moonwalks and face-painting, the Hoboken Harvest Festival will keep you and your child entertained and laughing all day long.
Satisfy Your Taste Buds With A Taste of Autumn
With all the exciting activities to try out in Hoboken, you won’t be at a loss of things to do. To satisfy your savory cravings or autumn sweet tooth, check out Pure Pita today.