The largest festival of colors celebration in America, Surati Holi Hai, is coming to Hoboken and Jersey City on June 15, 2019. Holi Hai, an ancient Indian Spring festival, promotes peace, equality and unity through cultural diversity, color play, a color walk in which participants will smear each other with colors at the start of the walk as they their way along the Hudson waterfront with friends/family to dance with the live dhol (drum beats).
The festival also includes live performances, educational and interactive workshops, interactive art, food, a children's zone, DJ, dancing and much more.
The festival will begin at 10 a.m. at Jersey City Hall (280 Grove Street) with the Color Walk and end at Pier A Park in Hoboken, where the waterfront Spring festival celebrations will begin at 12 noon featuring color play, color countdowns, live performances, food vendors, a children’s zone, two performance stages, DJ, dancing, cabana style tents, a cash bar and drink specials.
T-shirts, color-packets and water are included for registered walkers. On-site registrations at Jersey City Hall will begin at 8:30 am. The general public can register for the Jersey City Color Walk online at. The Festival of Colors in Hoboken is FREE for everyone.
To learn more, go to: www.suratiholihai.org
Surati Holi Hai
June 15, 2019
Jersey City Hall
280 Grove St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Pier A Park