HCCC to Host the Third Annual Holiday Marketplace

December 3, 2018

FREE December 9 community event will showcase gifts from local vendors, fun activities for children, plus opportunities for selfies with Santa.


December 3, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) invites the entire community to spend an enjoyable afternoon at the Third Annual Holiday Marketplace. The event will take place on Sunday, December 9, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the College’s Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center in Jersey City. There is no charge for admission.

Once again, the HCCC Department of Continuing Education is transforming the Culinary Conference Center into a winter wonderland. A number of activities are planned to keep children entertained while parents and caregivers shop, including a family ornament-making workshop (1-2 p.m.), magic show and balloon animals (2-3 p.m.), face painting (3-4 p.m.), and opportunities for “selfies” with Santa Claus (1-4 p.m.).

Local vendors will be present with a wide variety of gifts for children, women, and men. There will be offerings from Abbztract Creations, Angel Hugs 4 All, Artistic Vision Studio, Be the Difference Clothing, British Swim School, The Cake Pound, Chef Ori Catering, Cherry Design Partners, Creative Box, Glitzy Girl Glam, J&J Baskets, Kubra Yilmaz Marble Art, Latifa Bounekta Art, Laylani Crafts, LulaRoe, Mary Kay Cosmetics, The Mexi Boys, O Lala Empanadas, Paparazzi Jewelry, Pink Vanity Jewelry, Rainbow Fizz, Spiritual Essence, and Sweet Little Sea. Among the items available for purchase are scented candles, gift baskets, fashion and fine jewelry, artwork, makeup and beauty products, t-shirts, winter accessories, pasties and cakes, kids toys, street vendor food, bath bombs, leggings, decorative pillows, holiday home items, and more!

While the event is free and open to the entire community, those who intend to attend are asked to register at https://tinyurl.com/HCCCHoliday18.