Our slogan is "bringing out the best in Jersey City, one project at a time", and we mean it. Our vendors represent a variety of industries, including retail, craft, fine art, jewelry, food, beer, and more. We're proud of the quality and variety of offerings and are confident there's something for everyone at our events.
Project: MARKET returned for its 4th season on December 3rd & 4th, 2016. Under a giant, heated circus tent more than 60 vendors celebrated the start of the holiday shopping season with a range of food, drink, and gift offerings. The event saw more than 30K visitors over its two days popped up behind City Hall in Historic Downtown Jersey City.
Project: EATS returned to Downtown Jersey City for its third year with more than 50 vendors each day. The food-centric outdoor festival stuffed the weekend with an array of food trucks and tented vendors as well as four beverage bars.
A two-day event, Project: MARKET returned to City Hall for it's third year, kicking off the holiday season with good eats, drinks, and plenty of shopping. With unique vendors each day, the MARKET hosted over 35 booths selling local wares, and over 15 eateries, including food trucks, and a bar, as well as a free photo booth, trackless train for the kiddies, and a wrapping station. For a full list of each day's vendors, click here. For more photos, and a write up of the weekend's event, check out this article on NJ.com.
EATS returned for its second summer on the streets of Downtown Jersey City, this time for two full days of good eatin' with rotating vendors on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to an array of food tents and trucks (30+ food vendors each day), this year's festival also featured Project: Eats MARKETPLACE, a food-centric shopping space stocked with goods from local makers like the 14th Street Garden Center, Pick a BonBon, WORD Books, Another Man's Treasure, The Lucky Honeybee, Taproot Organic, and more. For a full list of each day's vendors, click here.
THE JERSEY CITY PROJECT celebrated its first anniversary with Project: MARKET on December 6th & 7th, 2014. The heated outdoor market located in the Historic Downtown section of Jersey City, NJ acted as a kick-off to the holiday shopping season highlighting local, celebrating seasonal, and encouraging economic growth amongst small businesses. Melding an old-world bazaar aesthetic with elements from popular culture, the market featured new vendors each day, with plenty to EAT. SHOP. and DRINK.
Project: EATS was a day-long street fair held on Saturday, July 26th celebrating warm days, cool drinks, and delicious eats. An estimated 10,000 attendees enjoying food and drinks from over 30 local vendors, a full bar and two beer trucks thanks to The Hamilton Inn, and games of ladder ball, bocce, corn hole, and beer pong, provided by Yelp NJ and Zog Sports.
Project: EARTH was a day long street fair, held on Saturday, April 26th. EARTH focused on eating and shopping local, offered workshops and entertainment, and brought attention to Mayor Fulop's city-wide green initiatives: the Keep Jersey City Beautiful beautification project and the Stop the Drop anti-litter campaign. 8,500 attended this event, and enjoyed an array of goods from local shops, artisans, and food and beverage vendors, as well as a farmers market.
Our debut event, Project: MARKET, launched on December 8, 2013 with more than 3,500 attendees. The day-long festival featured a heated outdoor market with local vendors selling stationery, jewelry, clothing, home goods, food, drinks, and more, allowing visitors to shop and snack as they strolled from tent to tent. A free map, the Shop Small Shop Crawl Guide was handed out, highlighting additional shopping and dining throughout Downtown Jersey City.