City of Water Day is a region-wide day of free, family-friendly events on or near the water sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance and NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program. Now in its 17th year, this event serves to champion a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey Harbor. In Hoboken, the Fund for a Better Waterfront, Resilience Adventures, the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Ke Aloha Outriggers and the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association will provide a full day of activities, most located at Maxwell Place Park near 11th Street in Hoboken.

Just some minor changes to the schedule due to the rain this morning.


Hudson River Fishermen’s Association
8 am to noon – Fishing clinic for all ages at Castle Point Park Fishing Pier
800 Sinatra Drive – Rods, reel and bait provided

Fund for a Better Waterfront
11 am – Waterfront Walk with FBW’s Ron Hine – More info/reservations
10 am to 4 pm – Information booth at the Hoboken Cove

Resilience Adventures 
11 am to 2 pm – Environmental Science Activities for all ages on the beach
11 am to 3 pm – Birdwatching featuring Hoboken’s colony of terns 
Noon to 2 pm – Stand-up paddleboarding (launch from the beach) Reserve a spot
3:30 pm – Historical Waterfront Kayak Tour with Bob Foster of the Hoboken 
Historical Museum – Reservations required

Ke Aloha Outrigger
Noon to 3 pm –River trips in traditional Polynesian canoes
More info

Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse  
9 am – One to two-mile River Trip – FULY BOOKED (show up at 8:30 to check for cancellations) Reservations required/more info
11 am to 2 pm – Kayaking in the Hoboken Cove & Weehawken Cove – More info
11 am to 2 pm – Crafts and games on the beach
3 pm to 4 pm – Build and race your own cardboard kayak

 Acoustic guitar with Dana Harrison
10 am to noon at the Hoboken Cove

All events are free and open to the public