Holi is on the horizon, which means spring is on its way to North Jersey. Also known as the “Festival of Colors,” this popular Hindu holiday will brighten anyone’s day with its vibrant colors. Holi dates back to the 4th Century CE and is widely celebrated in India and other countries. To help plan this fun occurrence, we’ve rounded up a list of all the events happening. Read on to learn more about the Holi happenings in Essex, Bergen, and Hudson County this year.
March 11th – Red Baraat Festival of Colors at SOPAC | One SOPAC Way, South Orange
An immersive experience celebrating the spirit of the Hindu holiday, Holi, through music, dance, and visuals. Learn more here.
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April 3rd – AAPI Montclair Color Run | Brookdale Park, Bloomfield
Celebrate the Spring festivals of Holi and Songkran while participants throw colored powder into the air and splash each other with water. Learn more here.
March 19th – 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 on Holi songs. Learn more here.
March 19th – Holi Craft For Children at Johnson Public Library | 274 Main Street, Hackensack
This event will be held on the library’s front lawn for a fun and colorful craft. Learn more here.
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March 20th – Spring Color Blast at Memorial Park | Memorial Park, Fair Lawn
A community festival filled with color, music, dancing, and crafts. Learn more here.
March 18th – Holi Menu at Brick Lane Curry House | 136 Newark Avenue, Jersey City
Brick Lane Curry is offering an entire Holi menu all-day. Choose from Flights of Holi, Nilgiri Korman Curry, assorted bread, along with other festive dishes and drinks. Stay updated on Instagram and the website.