• 10 Vendors to Visit at The All About Downtown Street Fair {September 15, 2018}

    September is the month where people recover from the summer and get back into the grind of work, school, and well, reality. But before you assume the summer fun is over — think again. The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District {HDSID} All About Downtown Street Fair is happening THIS Saturday, September 15th from 12:00PM-8:00PM at the Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City. Read on for some of our favorite vendors that you *must* visit this year {and then some}.

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    While there will be over 300 vendors participating, here are just some of our favorites:

    SubCulture

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    SubCulture is Jersey City’s newest sandwich shop known for their unique sandwiches and nostalgic atmosphere. Be sure to catch them at the street fair and try one of their insane creations — and DEF check out their shop for some ’80s and ’90s vibes + #eeeeeats.

    Choiselle

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    Photo: @choiselle on Instagram

    If you’ve been looking for skincare products without any harmful chemicals — you’re in luck. Choiselle is an all-natural skincare line that is inspired by the botanicals of the Caribbean. The skincare line features products for all skin types, so you are bound to find something that works for you.

    Debbie’s Doggie Delights

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    Photo: @debbiesdoggiedelights on Instagram

    If you’re bringing your four-legged friend along to check out the street fair, they will get to join in on the fun, too. Debbie’s Doggie Delights will be selling treats for the pups to enjoy. If you have a cat at home, they make kitty treats, too, that you can take home to your feline friend.

    Torico Ice Cream

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    This Jersey City ice cream shop just celebrated their 50th anniversary, and it’s no wonder why they’ve been around so long. Their homemade ice cream is seriously TDF and will be the perfect treat while walking around the fair.

    Silver Sculptor

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    Photo: @silversculptor on Instagram

    Silver Sculptor is a Jersey City-based company that creates handcrafted jewelry for men and women. Besides their regular {+ gorgeous} pieces, you can also custom-create your very own piece to make it even more unique.

    Torta Truck

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    Picture: @tortatruck on Instagram

    You just can’t have enough food at a street fair, and Torta Truck’s unique Mexican dishes are sure to satisfy. Enjoy authentic Mexican sandwiches known as tortas, as well as empanadas, shishkabobs, and more.

    Bucks County Flowers + Things 

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    Photo: @buckscountyflowersandthings on Instagram

    If you’re in the market for a new plant, Bucks County Flowers + Things will have fresh flowers and succulents for sale. Their unique creations make for the perfect home decor or gift.

    The Hair Room JC

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    Photo: @thehairroomjc on Instagram

    The Hair Room JC is a vintage beauty parlor specializing in balayage, color corrections, classic haircuts, and bridal. At the fair, they will have a braid bar complete with flower crowns — ummm…sign us up, plz.

    Janie’s Crystals and Gems 

    Janie’s Crystals and Gems is an Etsy shop based in Jersey City. At the street festival, you have the chance to explore Janie’s handmade jewelry in person where she will be selling several jewelry items as well as crystals.

    Luna

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    Luna brings authentic Italian fare to Jersey City with their very own twist. Their pasta dishes, hearty entrees, cocktails, and desserts are all something to rave about.

    More Fun To Be Had:

    Kid-Friendly Activities: Besides the 300+ vendors, the All About Downtown Street Fair will also have a kid’s area that will feature rides, face painting, games, and shops for the little ones.

    Live Music: There will be live musical performances throughout the day at The Rock-It Docket Stage located at Bay & Newark streets.

    Restaurants: If you want to kick back and enjoy a cocktail, brew, or some food, South House, Lucky 7, and The Left Bank Burger Bar are all in the area of the festival and are great hangout spots.

    Drinks: Both South House and Left Bank Burger Bar will have biergartens with super cool layouts — the perfect spots for adults to kick back and relax in the midst of enjoying the fair.

    Parade: As always, the All About Downtown Street Fair will end with an amazing Grassroots Drum Parade.

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    There will be a bunch more vendors to check out {over 300 in total, to be exact}, but these are just some of our faves. Don’t miss the All About Downtown Street Fair happening on September 15th at the Grove PATH Plaza — see you there!

    **This post is sponsored by the All About Downtown Street Fair, but we had such a great time last year and can’t wait to check it out again!

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