HOBOKEN, NJ – There’s a lot going on around Hoboken next week for families. Here is a list of five activities and places to visit nearby in the coming weeks.
Village Tree House opened last week at 119 Monroe St. It is a play area for children 6 and under. And they will hold a special “Sensory Saturday” May 22.
The two moms who founded the place, Marissa and Marisa, write: “Village Tree House is a children’s leisure / play space located in the southwest of Hoboken, and is dedicated to the development of social, emotional skills. and driving through play. Our passion has always been We have focused on early childhood education and development as we have over 2 decades of childcare work in Hoboken. We look forward to experiencing the growth and learning of young children from a different perspective, while continuing to provide support to parents. “
Village Tree House offers both open and private games, and will eventually offer special events, parties and classes. Learn more here.
And for more on another play space, located in a downtown cafe (The Hive), check out last week’s update.
2. Main Street Pops: This month’s craft market on Sundays
Take a family stroll under the 14th Street Viaduct on Sundays for the monthly Main Street Pops Market, featuring local artisans and vendors. There is also plenty to do in this neighborhood, from Bwe Coffee / Little City Books to the Fruiti Fi juice store.
Find out more about the Handicraft Markets of Main Street Pops here and the hours of this Sunday here.
3. “Hoboken Scoot” every Wednesday
The “Hoboken Scoot” takes place every Wednesday from 3.15pm to 6pm at the Hoboken Roller Hockey Rink. Masks, helmets and adult supervision are mandatory.
Find out more here.
4. Art walk in the whole city of Hoboken
On May 22, the city will host its Art Walk & Craft Market across the city, with more than 30 locations to view artwork and purchase items from local artists and craftspeople. The map will be released from Monday. Click here for more information, and here for the poster.
5. Walks in Liberty State Park: Nature and History
Just because you are in a city, doesn’t mean there aren’t many opportunities to discover nature, even on the nearby beaches!
Liberty State Park is a short walk, car or light train ride from Hoboken. The park offers a playground, views of the Hudson River and the local ecosystem, nature walks, Caven Point Beach, and historical lectures. You can learn everything from the Blue Comet Train and immigration to local birds.
They’ve scheduled a horseshoe ride this Sunday at 10 a.m., with all ages welcome. A shorebird walk takes place the following Saturday (this is recommended for ages 5 and up).
- Are you a business that has something for families in the area or do you have ideas for upcoming events? Write to us at Hoboken Patch.
- Are you looking for a summer camp? Check out this list of camps and resources directly in Hoboken!
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