Double celebration: Paterson block party celebrates Father's Day and Eid al-Adha

News 12's Tom Krosnowski spoke to residents who shared what it means to revel in the double celebration.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2024, 10:15 PM

Updated 33 days ago

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Paterson neighbors held a block party Sunday to celebrate Father's Day and a Muslim holiday.
Eid al-Adha is an important holiday in the city which has New Jersey's largest Muslim population. It is known as the festival of sacrifice and is celebrated at the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
News 12's Tom Krosnowski spoke to residents who shared what it means to revel in the double celebration.


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