Even if you don’t score a ticket to the Super Bowl… there will be plenty of celebrating and activities that you can participate in locally and just across the river. Just remember to eat out for Hudson Restaurant Week’s SUPER Bonus Week!
Below are some events where you can be a part of the action:
- Jan 27-Feb 2: Super Restaurant Week
We’re extending Restaurant Week a bonus week to celebrate the BIG Game nearby and our 10th Anniversary. See who’s extending.
January 27: “Super Bowl Kickoff Spectacular”
Featuring Performances by Daughtry and the Goo Goo Dolls and Starring Macy’s Fireworks along the Hudson River at Liberty State Park. Hosted by Fox Sports’ Joe Buck and Erin Andrews, with special correspondent Platinum Recording Artist and Actress Jordin Sparks. It will be aired nationally on FOX from 8-9pm and again 2-3am. Free tickets are sold out.
- Jan 27-Feb 1: “Superboken”
In partnership with the US Curling Association, the Hoboken Huddle will feature 3 lanes of curling which will be free and open to the public. Early in the week, an instructor from the US Curling Association will be on hand to provide tips to participants. The curling lanes will remain at Pier A the entire month of February to coincide with the Winter Olympics. There will also be the lit up roman numerals of the Super Bowl as a photo opp with the city skyline behind it.
- Jan 28: “Media Day” at Prudential Center (Newark)
During Media Day, fans will sit in the stands in the arena and watch thousands of media from around the world interview members of the participating Super Bowl teams on the floor. Fans will receive a Media Day gift bag that will include a radio to tune into the day’s coverage on NFL Network and listen to some of the individual player interviews from the podium microphones’ audio. Tickets available.
- Jan 29-Feb 1: Super Bowl Boulevard (NYC)
Broadway between 34th & 47th Streets. The area includes:the Vince Lombardi Trophy, NFL players, you can kick a field goal through NFL uprights, Ride the 60′ foot toboggan ($5 per ride donated to MillionTreesNYC); Visit NFL sponsor displays and receive FREE giveaways!
More info: http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/48/events/boulevard
If you’re in the mood to try something different for Restaurant Week – try a traditional Filipino meal – Kamayan – at Max’s of Manila. See their sample menu of items that are served in a communal basket for a minimum of 4 people. Due to the extensive preparation of this basket – 24 hours notice is required for reservations.
See pictures below of the basket of delights, personal leaf plates of rice and sauces, and dessert!
Today Hudson Restaurant Week was featured on News12 with Marisa Brahney. She hopped through Hoboken and Jersey City and visited The Brass Rail, Fig Tree and GP’s Hamilton Park. See below for pictures and links to the news clips.
The Brass RailNews Clip on News12
The Fig TreeNews Clip on News12
GP’s Restaurant: Hamilton ParkNews Clip on News12
Hudson Restaurant Week was featured on Fios1 along with diners, restaurant owners and HRW event coordinator.
Need a restaurant where you can catch some gold-medal athletes, check out some of these restaurants with tv’s where you can catch a peek if you need to.
- Bistro La Source – Jersey City
- Boca Grande – Jersey City
- Clinton Social – Hoboken
- Edwards Steakhouse – Jersey City
- Elysian Cafe – Hoboken
- Goodfellas – Bayonne
- Hamilton Inn – Jersey City
- Hoboken Bar & Grill – Hoboken
- The Madison – Hoboken
- The Merchant – Jersey City
- Michael Anthony’s – Jersey City
- O’Connell’s – Jersey City
- Oddfellows Rest – Hoboken
- O’Hara’s Downtown – Jersey City
- Pilsener Haus – Hoboken
- Skylark on the Hudson – Jersey City
- Teak on the Hudson – Hoboken
- Trinity – Hoboken
- Wicked Wolf Tavern – Hoboken
- Zylo – Hoboken