Paterson Police Department – Events and Announcements

Events and Announcements


Winter Wonderland in the Park

Drive-Thru Light Show – A Paterson Community Community Affairs Non-Violence Event

📅 Date: Thursday, December 14th – Sunday, December 17th 2023

🕒 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

📍 Eastside Park, 800 Broadway, Paterson, New Jersey

💡 Sunday Afternoon Santa Toys & Picture Station

2023 Winter Wonderland

Upcoming Community Events
All FREE Events



Friday April 28, 2023
Jeffery Robinson Jr. Viewing/Funeral Auditorium
John F. Kennedy High School
61-127 Preakness Avenue
Viewing: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Funeral: 8:00pm

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Anti-Violence Mental Health Conference (Auditorium)
International High School, 200 Grand Street
Host: Paterson Police Community Policing Division
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Paterson Fire Dept. & Paterson Police Dept.
Annual Autism Touch-A-Truck Event
McBride Avenue Fire Department, 300 McBride Avenue & Pennington Park (Helicopter Landing)
Host: Paterson Fire Dept. & Paterson Police Dept.
10:00am to 4:00pm


Saturday, May 6, 2023
Time to Shine
1,000 + Women’s March
9:30am Line up at Masonic Temple
Walk to Eastside Park
Fair and Entertainment till 5:00pm
9:30am to 5:00pm

Friday May 12, 2023
Mother’s Day Breakfast
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: The Brownstone

Sunday May 14, 2023 (Mother’s Day)
Palestinian American Festival
Time: TBA
Location: Main & Goshen

May (TBA)
Asian Pacific American Month Art Exhibit

Tuesday May 16, 2023
Lupus Ribbon Cutting/Flag Raising
Time: TBA
Location: Paterson City Hall

Thursday May 18, 2023
Haitian Flag Raising
Time: 3:00 pm

Friday May 19 & Saturday May 20, 2023
Hinchliffe Stadium
Grand Opening Ceremony – FOOD TRUCKS

May (TBA)
Cuba Flag Raising
Time: TBA

Friday May 26, 2023
Turkish Flag Raising
Time: TBA
Location: Paterson City Hall

Saturday May 27, 2023
Turkish Parade
Time: TBA
Location: Madison Avenue – Main Street


Thursday June 1, 2023
LBGTQ plus Flag Raising

Saturday June 3, 2023
Mary L. Kramer
Preservation Fair
Location: Great Falls

Saturday June 10, 2023
LBGTQ plus Festival
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Saturday June 10, 2023
Greek Annual Cookout
Eastside Park
Host: Assemblyman Benji Wimberly & Omega Si Phi

Friday June 16, 2023
Juneteenth Flag Raising
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location:  City Hall

Saturday June 17, 2023
Juneteenth African American Parade
Opening Ceremony African American Railroad Near MVC
Line up Masonic Temple 224 Broadway
March to Eastside Park
Time: 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Monday June 19, 2023
Official Juneteenth Event
Eastside Park

Sunday June 25, 2023
Brothers United Bike Tour


Saturday July 1st and Sunday 2nd
Food Truck and Fire Works Festival
Time: TBA
Location: McBride Avenue Great Falls

Wednesday July 5, 2023
Larry Doby Day
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Wednesdays July, 5, 12,19, 26
Summer Music Concerts
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Front of City Hall

Sunday July 23, 2023
Annual Community Cook out
Eastside Park
11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Host: Police and Fire Organizations

Saturday July 29, 2023
Peru Flag Raising
Time: (TBA)

Sunday July 30, 2023
Peruvian American Parade and Festival
Location: Main Street (Crooks to City Hall) Festival UNK


Tuesday August 1, 2023
Fun in Sun (Recreation event for Summer Camp Youth)
Time: 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eastside

Tuesday August 1, 2023
National Night Out
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Various City Blocks

Tuesday August 1 thru 7th 2023
Art Week
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Saturday August 19th, 2023
Jazz in the Park
Eastside Park Lower-Level Baseball field
10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Host:  Paterson Police Community Policing, City of Paterson and Eastside Association 2.0
FYI: Celebrity Guest Will Downing

Sunday August 27, 2023
Gospelfest in the Park
Eastside Park upper level
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Host: Jump Start,  National Action Network, Paterson Police Community Policing
FYI: Celebrity Guest Le’Andria Johnson

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