India Square
Newark Avenue between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue -- is the center of gravity for Jersey City's vibrant Indian community. It's only a couple of blocks from the Journal Square PATH subway station.

Visit the website "The Indians hub in Jersey City"

October 2008

Navratri Festival 2008

All were welcome to enjoy the cultural diversity of our county by joining us for Navratri—a festival of dance, music, and community at "India Square."

Click here to see a video from The Star-Ledger.

September - October 2006

Navratri 2006


JCAIMA Celebrates 10 Years!

Jersey City Asian Indian Merchants Association (JCAIMA) celebrated their 10th anniversary of the founding of one of the most effective business organizations in Jersey City. Close to one hundred members and their families were in attendance.

With over 85 businesses within a two block area, Newark Avenue under the leadership of this private, member organization has achieved in just the last two years:

  • the largest public, outdoor celebration of Navratri in New Jersey
  • planned and completed construction on a wholly privately funded parking lot operated and maintained by the JCAIMA, offering off-street parking to employees, business owners and customers adjacent to Newark Avenue
  • in cooperation with the Journal Square Restoration Corporation, 2005 looks forward to organizing community support for a streetscape improvement project along Newark Avenue between the Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue which will look to see the construction of new, safe sidewalks and other amenities

October 2003

Hindu year-end festival draws crowd to LSC

Indian pop music boomed from the lower level of the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, where people sat on the carpeted floor, watching a large screen projecting dances being performed in the center's theater one floor above.

October 2003

Celebrate Navratri!

September 26/27 and October 3/4

Pictures from Friday, September 26