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Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Everyone knows the minute his or her friend, sister, cousin, or co-worker gets engaged, that it’s all about the bachelorette / bachelor party planning. It’s important to make sure that the bride-to-be or groom-to-be’s final sendoff is not only a great time but something they will remember forever. It can be quite the task to please a bunch of friends at the same time, but our list of activities in Hoboken and Jersey City for a bachelorette party is sure to impress your friends. 

Group Dinners

Halifax | At W Hotel, 225 River Street, Hoboken

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The menu at this beautiful waterfront restaurant is unique and ranges from shareable plates to pasta and desserts.

Orale Mexican Kitchen | 341 Grove Street, Jersey City + 1426 Willow Avenue, Hoboken

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The beautifully decorated Mexican restaurant located in Jersey City and Hoboken has plenty of room for a large group. It offers a group dining option that has a private party menu + packages. Small intimate parties to large groups are all welcome, and the staff will be ready to accommodate any dinner (or margarita) needs.

Sorellina | 1036 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Meet Sirenetta’s sister restaurant, Sorellina, located directly across the street, nestled on its corner on Washington Street. The outdoor seating at Sorellina is cozy and welcoming, with hard-to-miss decor and ambiance, perfect for brunch on a sunny day.

South House | 149 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

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This spot combines old-school games, such as foosball, shuffleboard, darts, and pool with unique cocktails. They serve Texas-style food, which you’ll need when enjoying those delish drinks that are served here.

Zack’s | 232 Willow Avenue, Hoboken

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The bar and seating (outdoor, too) have to be one of the best parts about Zack’s because it can be a more relaxed meal or a full dining experience, depending on what mood strikes.

Read More: The Best Wine Bars in Hoboken + Jersey City

Brunch for a Big Group

Anthony David’s | 953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken

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Located on the corner of Bloomfield Street, with outdoor and indoor seating available, it is sure to satisfy a brunch craving, all inspired by Italian food. While a bit more luxe for the bachelorette on a budget, Anthony David’s has a private room that is ideal for a larger group dinner.

Jersey Social | 837 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City

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On Saturday and Sunday from 11AM – 3PM, Jersey Social serves up a great brunch menu, and cocktail list, perfect for a large party. The best part of Jersey Social is the drag brunch that is offered on Saturdays (make sure to check the website for updates) which includes a DJ and a great show!

Il Tavolo Palmisano | 700 Clinton Street, Hoboken

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The food at II Tavolo has left visitors in awe, and the brunch is no exception. Offered on Saturdays and Sundays 11AM-3PM, brunch at II Tavolo varies from pancakes to chicken parmesan sliders. The full bar and the cocktail menu also add an element of enjoyment during brunch, as well as the outdoor seating arrangements.

Latham House | 299 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City

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Latham House boasts indoor and outdoor seating with casual and fun vibes. The brunch menu features classics like eggs benedict, lox bagels, french toast, breakfast sausages, and much more.

Margherita’s | 740 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Pizza is always a good idea, and pizza during brunch is even better. Margarita’s is a must-try spot serving up homemade, fresh pizzas, brunch entrees, and specialty cocktails. The outdoor seating is lively and comfortable, located in the heart of Hoboken.

The Kitchen Step | 500 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City

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The Kitchen Step serves up modern American dishes and an inventive brunch menu. The cocktail list is simple but touches on all of the classic brunch picks. The outdoor seating is compact and cozy, and the indoor space is large enough for bigger parties.

The Stewed Cow | 400 Adams Street, Hoboken

The Stewed Cow

From burgers and ribs to the impressive selection of bourbons and whiskey, as well as live music, this bar is a great spot for brunch. Plus, diners can enjoy the Infamous Brunch for $25, which includes a muffin + pastry basket, “sumthin’ from the house for the table,” two brunch cocktails, and a choice of entree.

The Madison | 1316 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Patrons can sit inside by the bar where the TVs are located or enjoy the Spring weather in its covered outdoor seating. The wings come hot, with different flavors to choose from, savory (BBQ) or spicy (Buffalo).

See More: The Best Wine Bars {in Hoboken + Jersey City}

Workout

Jane DO | 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken + 160 Newark Avenue, 3rd Floor, Jersey City

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Located in both Hoboken and Jersey City, a Jane DO workout class is a great way to start off a bachelorette weekend — especially if the bride-to-be is a fitness fanatic. Founded by two female celebrity trainers and former Rockettes, Jane DO offers classes that help mix it up while encouraging a judgment-free zone. Definitely try the trampoline class, Tramp Stamp, which is totally unique to the studio.

Aerial Yoga at Honor Yoga | 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken or Jivamukti | 171 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

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Sometimes known as anti-gravity yoga, this mixture of traditional yoga poses, pilates, + dance is all done with a hanging hammock. The thought of an entire bachelorette party trying to hang from a ceiling will definitely provide endless laughs (and stretches to maybe feel better about having one too many cocktails the night before).

Private Yoga Class in Hoboken

Have your pick of the slew of amazing yoga studios in town, and contact them to set up a private yoga class. See our list of yoga spots in Hoboken to get you started.

Spa Day

SoJo Spa | 660 River Road, Edgewater

Most likely a friend has posted on Instagram from SoJo Spa — and there is a reason why. Located in Edgewater, this spa situated right on the Hudson River offers an ultimate experience of a day spa {open till midnight BTW}. Take an Insta pic in the rooftop infinity pool with a panoramic view of the Manhattan Skyline {from the George Washington Bridge down to Battery Park City}.

Places to Dance

Porta Jersey City | 135 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

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Porta is the second of its kind (the first being in Asbury Park). This Jersey City hot spot houses a dance floor on its first level and the rooftop bar on its top floor — ideal for the bride-to-be who wants an alfresco celebration complete with some dancing to round it out. Their pizza is phenomenal, too.

Ainsworth | 310 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken

The Ainsworth

If you’re looking for a great place to clank some glasses and cheers the bride on her last single night out, the Ainsworth in Hoboken has gorgeous skyline views along with delish food + drinks.

Union Hall | 306 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken

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This waterfront bar is a good pick for a night out when in search of a live DJ set-up. This funky, spacious gastropub brings a lot to the table, as this isn’t its owners’ first rodeo {no pun intended — they also own Stewed Cow and Brass Rail}. The establishment serves only small plates and apps, making it a shareable experience for the bride and her ‘maids.

Tally-Ho | 215 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Dancing is a must at Tally. The music is loud, the beats are fun + the drinks are strong. Be sure to wear your best dancing shoes (+ outfits) because you’ll be dancing the night away.

Other Fun Activities

Beyond the Plate Food Tours

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There’s no better way to celebrate something than with delicious food. Grab your gals and explore the best food that Jersey City has to offer during the Beyond the Plate food tour.

BYOB Candle Making Class | 2 Division Street, Jersey City

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ReWAX and Unwine creates and sells handmade organic coconut wax candles and hosts candle-making classes for guests to try their hand at creating them. The company has a studio, operates a mobile party experience, and hosts virtual candle-making parties. Each guest will make one 10 oz candle and one 4 oz travel candle. Guests will be able to select their candle jar color and choose unlimited scents per candle. There are over 40 fragrance oils to mix within your candle. The team adds and changes fragrances seasonally. Oh, and it’s BYOB!

Customized Bride-To-Be Scavenger Hunt

For the adventurous bride who wants to get busy right from the start, this is a perfect way to have all the girls in the party participate since each person receives a different role and picture challenge throughout the game. Prepare to embarrass the bride-to-be while finding clues all over Hoboken.

See More: A List of Jersey City Hotels for Your Guests

Hudson Cat Sailing Charters | 100 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City

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Another water-based activity, take a ride on the Hudson Cat Sailing Charter. Guests can rent a private boat charter and explore the Hudson River. Oh, and it’s BYOB, so you can be your own bartender.

NYC Cycleboats | 1301 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken

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For the more active bunch, consider riding a Cycleboat in the Hudson River with NYC Cycleboats. Although NYC is in the name, this local activity actually launches out of Jersey City and is a great way to get the gang together to do something unique and different.

Paint + Sip Class | 720 Monroe, 3rd Floor, C307, Hoboken

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Arte Vino at Monroe is a great space for people to kick back and enjoy a session of art without any judgment. The class sizes vary from two to ten, with one teacher instructing each class. Don’t forget to bring your favorite wine, beer, seltzer, or spirit!

Sappho Sailing Tours  | 1301 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken

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For a summer bachelorette party, take advantage of the gorgeous weather and scenic views we’re lucky enough to see daily. Rent a three-hour private tour on a stunning vintage sailboat, bring your own wine and snack or request an assortment of curated Hoboken-made mutz, and take in the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline, and more. Sappho is owned and operated by the Hoboken Sailing Club.

Sushi Making Class | 936 Park Avenue, Hoboken

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This uptown restaurant offers sushi-making classes that are perfect for a special occasion, date night, or just a change of pace for your weeknight dinner. California rolls, salmon, tuna, and even a hand-roll are on the menu. These classic rolls are an easy place to start in sushi making. The instructional part of the class is about an hour and is followed by eating the fruits of your labor in the private dining room by the sushi bar.

The DIY Joint | 51 Harrison St #A207, Hoboken

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A shop created for those into woodworking and creating, The DIY Joint hosts private classes which are ideal for a bachelorette party activity. Located in SW Hoboken, The DIY Joint will certainly help the squad have a blast learning a new bada$$ wood-working trade.

Tipsy Tie Dye | 155 1st Street, Hoboken

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This is a fun experience to get creative while enjoying time with friends. Customers can tie-dye on-site while enjoying tie-dye-inspired cocktails (super IG-worthy). If the customers choose to tie-dye on-site, they can either take it away with them that day or have it shipped or picked up the following day once it dries. The shop is available for private events.

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Christina is a born and raised Jersey girl who can never sit still. An event planner with a passion for all things fitness, you can find her taking a spin class or running everything from 5k’s to half marathons. Her love of staying fit and active inspired her to pursue certifications in both Personal Training and Fitness Nutrition through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. When she’s not working, she volunteers with the non-profit organization, Party With Purpose, helping to raise money for numerous children’s organizations in need in the Hoboken and Jersey City area. A lover of the outdoors, she never misses out on a sunny park or beach day and loves planning fun trips and unique things to do with friends and family. She’s a major sweet tooth with an addiction to wine, dark chocolate, shopping, and Bravo reality shows.