Father Michael Guglielmelli
1936 – 2017
We Have a New Location for all the FUN!
After many years we now have the perfect spot for the Feast!
Sinatra Drive Promenade between Pier A Park and Pier C Park!
Right along the Hudson! Read more
What a great story on our Festival!
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The Media Center: 2016 imagesImages, slideshows, video, radio, all the media that we produce is here. Read more
The Hoboken Italian Festival IS FOOD!We have all kinds, so no matter what you like, if you’re hungry, you won’t be for long.
The History of our FestivalThe tradition of the Madonna Dei Martiri goes back many years. It was in the year 1399, on the orders of the King of Napoli, Ladislao di Durazzo that the Street Festival and Religious celebration were first combined to celebrate the “Miracle” and blessings of the Madonna. This celebration is traditionally held on September 8, which is the Universal Feast of the Nativity of Mary. The actual “Miracle” of the Madonna occurred many years before this date.Read more