From the creators of the perennially sold out Hoboken Pizza Fest, Hoboken Happy Hours presents the next best universal comfort food extraveganza, Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival!

Join us in partnership with Party With Purpose on Saturday, March 23rd at Our Lady of Grace Church. Round up your crew, bring your family, and get ready to sample all kinds of Mac & Cheese creations (more on that below) from some of the best spots in Hoboken – or dare we say New Jersey?

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 22nd at Noon!

Due to limited capacity, tickets are expected to SELL OUT quickly – so don’t delay!

Choose from 2 sessions:

Session 1: Noon-2pm

Session 2: 3-5pm

Participating Mac Locations (this list will be continuously updated):

  • Tony Boloney’s
    Featuring their “Heart Attack” (buffalo chicken mac n cheese w/ smoked bacon and homemade buttermilk ranch) & “Ay Dios Mio-Mac!” (cheesy mac n‘ cheese pie topped w/ chipotle-house-sauce & cilantro)

  • The Shepherd & the Knucklehead
    Featuring their house-made Bacon Mac & Cheese
  • Pilsener Haus
    Featuring their Käsespätzle (house-made spätzle with gruyere cheese, carmalized onions, & bacon)

  • Texas Arizona
    Featuring a variety of their colossal rigatoni macs (Classic, Portobello, Grilled Chicken, Shrimp, & Chorizo)

  • Union Hall
    Featuring their Cacio E Pepe Mac & Cheese Bites

  • The Brass Rail
    Featuring their Lobster Mac & Cheese with truffle butter

  • The Ainsworth 
    Featuring their Mac & Cheese Fries
  • Sauced 
    Featuring their infamous Mac & Cheese

  • Pizza Republic 
    Featuring their 3 most popular options (BBQ Pulled Pork, Buffalo Chicken, Bacon Classic)

  • Black Bear
    Featuring their Original Mac & Cheese and Buffalo Mac & Cheese

  • House of ‘Que
    Featuring a custom BBQ-inspired Mac & Cheese creation

  • Madd Hatter 
    Featuring a variety of their “Macky Cheese” (Classic, Buffalo Chicken, Blackened Steak)


*Mac & Cheese varieties subject to change

Your $25 Ticket Includes:

  • sample from EVERY participating vendor (you will receive a special punchcard)
  • Live Music during your session
  • Cheesy contests, swag, & more!
  • More awesome surprises!

Group Discounts:

  • 10% off for Groups of 4
  • 20% off for Groups of 6
  • Children 2 & under are FREE.

Alcohol & Open Bar Options:

  • $5 Drafts
  • $5 Glasses of Red or White Wine
  • 2 hour open bar available for an additional $25 – enjoy your own VIP Bar Line

Exclusive Mac & Cheese Festival T-Shirts for sale below! (See last “ticket” option. DOES NOT include entry.)

mac and cheese festival shirt

A portion of event proceeds will benefit Party With Purpose, a 100% volunteer based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded on the concept of producing great events to raise money for children’s charities and bring the community together in the process.

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