2009 Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri
Since today’s weather was questionable, festival organizers have pushed the statue procession and fireworks show to Sunday.
Mark your calendars for September 10th through the 13th: The annual Hoboken Italian Festival!
2009 Hoboken Italian Festival
Hoboken may have a ton of street festivals each year – and even more than one that involves carrying a statue through the streets (see map) – but the annual Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri is the only one with a spectacular fireworks show!
See full schedule, fireworks and more after the jump…
(Hoboken Italian Festival, continued…)
Thursday, September 10th
- 5pm – 7pm: Heroes Of The State (H.O.T.S.) – Classic Rock cover band
- 7pm – 10pm: The Benjamins – The premier high energy rock cover band of the Tri-State area
- 8:30pm: Annual Pizza-Eating Contest (yum!)
- 10pm – 11pm: TBD
Friday, September 11th
- 5pm – 7pm: Monte’s Pythons – Great cover band opens the night… back by popular demand.
- 7pm – 11pm: Mirage – One of New Jersey’s most popular Italian American wedding bands.
Saturday, September 12th
- 12:30pm – 1:30pm: Johnny Maggio sings Sinatra, Bennett, Martin
- 1:30pm – 2:30pm: R3 Bros. – The area’s Newest Italian American sensation
- 2:30pm – 3:30pm: Aaron Caruso – Unique show with songs from Sergio Franchi, Andrea Bocelli, Jerry Vale, and a special tribute to Mario Lanza.
- 3:30pm – 4:30pm: R3 Bros. plays again.
- 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Aaron Caruso back for another set.
- 5:30pm – 6:30pm: R3 Bros. (should be warmed up at this point)
- 7pm – 11pm: Oro Puro – The Sensational Italian Show Band.
- 8:30pm: Annual Cannoli-Eating Contest (should be sponsored by some kind of tummy medication)
- 9:00pm: Fireworks Extravaganza (One of Hoboken411’s favorites! If you go one day – make it this one!)
Sunday, September 13th
- 12:30pm – 3:30pm: Jersey Kidz – New Jersey’s hottest young rock/power pop band
- 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Hannah Montana as portrayed by Courtney Searle
- 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Annual Grape Stomp Contest: Hoboken Police Dept. vs. Hoboken Fire Dept.
- 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Krystal – “Hoboken’s Own Rock Band”
- 6:30pm – 7:30pm: The Bronx Wanderers – Tribute to Dion, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge and more.
- 8pm – 9pm: Lee Logan & The Legendary Drifters – Singing The Drifters original hits “There Goes My Baby,” “Under The Boardwalk,” “This Magic Moment,” and more.
- 9pm – 10pm: The Bronx Wanderers again
- 10pm: Grand 50/50 Raffle Drawing