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List your Event for JC Fridays on September 13th

During JC Fridays, the public are invited to tour businesses, galleries, bars, venues and art-related spaces to see a variety of artwork and to enjoy the spirit and culture of the city as they mingle with other residents and visitors.

We invite you to stay open late during JC Fridays to host a special event, like openings for a new artist, live music or special classes! Events submitted through this page must have a confirmed location. 

Art House is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and encourages members of the Jersey City community who are underrepresented to submit. Art House encourages all participating venues to compensate their artists for their participation.

EVENTS MUST BE

  • Free and open to the public

  • Located in or affiliated with Jersey City

  • Arts-related (all art forms welcome)

2024 UPDATES:

  • Submission fees are waived for:

    • ACCESS June 7, September 13, December 6, March 7 (2025)​​

  • JC Fridays Brochures are back!

    • Submit before the Early Submissions deadline to be included!

Click here to read our partner guidelines.


JC Fridays has a required submission fee. Art House Productions,

the nonprofit that runs JC Fridays, uses the submissions fees to pay

JC Fridays staff, website and printing costs.

If you are a sponsor looking to cover submissions fees for participants,

please reach out to jcfridays@arthouseproductions.org

Early Submission/Print Deadline: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

(to be included in printed posters, event listings,press release, etc)

Late Submission/Online Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2024

(to be included on the website and online event listings)


(if you must pay via a different method, please email us at jcfridays@arthouseproductions.org

Questions? Email jcfridays@arthouseproductions.org
www.jcfridays.com

2024 JC Fridays Dates:

March 1 • June 7 Access  •  September 13  •  December 6

As presenters of JC Fridays, Art House Productions reserves the right to discontinue partnerships with any event host(s) we feel do not meet standards of professional conduct in their work with artists and audiences. Reported inappropriate, overly intoxicated and/or belligerent behavior will not be tolerated and will result in immediate exclusion from future JC Fridays events.

 

Examples of Professional Conduct:

  • Presenters must be present and professional in dealing with artists and audiences before, during, and after JC Fridays

  • Agreements with Artists presenting work must be adhered to including, but not limited to, being available for the drop off/pick up dates stated and present during JC Fridays.

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Benefits of Hosting an Event

  • 61% of participants report a significant increase in foot traffic into their establishments on JC Fridays.

  • 62% of businesses that participated in JC Fridays reported an increase in sales on JC Fridays as compared to a typical Friday ($250-500 more).

  • The Art House Quarterly (AHQ) brochure reaches approximately 20,000 people annually. 

How We Promote

The focus of JC Fridays' marketing campaign is to encourage residents and visitors alike to come spend a beautiful art-filled day in Jersey City. Our promotional efforts include:

 

  • Regular local and regional press coverage

  • Printed flyers and posters

  • Free and paid social media posts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

  • Digital advertising in local and regional news outlets

  • Email marketing to 20,000+ mailing list

  • JCFridays.com website

  • Strategic partnerships with community organizations

  • Printed event listings brochures (AHQs) Temporarily paused during COVID-19

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