In Hindu culture, Holi is a time of leaving winter and welcoming spring. There’s nothing better to celebrate the warm weather than a festival of vibrant colors. Holi is widely celebrated in India and other countries and dates back to the 4th century CE. To help you plan this fun vacation, we’ve put together a list of all the events happening in North Jersey. Read on to learn about Holi events in Hudson, Bergen and Essex County this year.
March 18 – Holi Menu at Brick Lane Curry House | 136 Newark Avenue, Jersey City
Brick Lane Curry offers a full Holi menu all day. Choose from Holi flights, Nilgiri Korman curry, an assortment of breads, and other festive foods and drinks. Stay up to date on instagram and the website. Be sure to check out HG’s Instagram page for a sneak peek at the delicious and vibrant menu.
Read more: Pariwaar Delights: Authentic Indian cuisine in Jersey City
March 11 – Red Baraat Festival of Colors in SOPAC | One SOPAC Way, Orange Sud
An immersive experience celebrating the spirit of the Hindu festival, Holi, through music, dance and visuals. Learn more here.
April 3 – AAPI Montclair Color Run | Brookdale Park, Bloomfield
Celebrate the spring festivals of Holi and Songkran as participants throw colorful powder in the air and splash water on each other. Learn more here.
See more: How to Spend a Day in Little India, Jersey City
March 19 – Bollywood Ladies Night Out at Hudson Dance Studio Edgewater | 986 River Road, Edgewater
Leave all the stress at home and join Hudson Dance Studio for a Bollywood dance workshop to Holi songs. Learn more here.
March 19 – Holi Craft For Children at Johnson Public Library | 274 Main Street, Hackensack
This event will take place on the library lawn for a fun and colorful craft. Learn more here.
March 20 – Spring Color Blast at Memorial Park | Memorial Park, Fair Lawn
A community festival filled with color, music, dance and crafts. Learn more here.