17 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {July 19th-22nd, 2018}

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Although the end of July is {very} near, there’s no reason to fret. There’s still plenty of fun summer activities happening every weekend {and week day} for you to enjoy before the summer is over. So with that being said, check out 17 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {July 19th-22nd, 2018}:

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**Upcoming Featured Events**

Jersey City Food Truck Fest — Friday, July 27th from 5:00PM-11:00PM

Calling all foodies — the Jersey City Food Truck Fest is back for 2018 {at 200 Green Street in Jersey City} and is definitely something to put on your radar. Just some of the food trucks include — Glazed and Confused, Mozzarepas, Waffle It, Philly Fry, Taco Shelly, Pizza Vita, Angry Archies, and a whole lot more. As always, the event is kid + pet-friendly and there will be a beer and wine garden for the adults as well as live music and games. Tickets are only $5 and children under 12 are free. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

Club Pilates Hoboken Grand Opening Weekend — Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd from 8:00AM-4:00PM

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Club Pilates is opening at 1400 Hudson Street this weekend and is celebrating with a bunch of goodies for all new clients. Enjoy free demo classes, 25% off all merchandise, raffles and vendor giveaways, and your last chance to score the Grand Open discount of 15% off of 3 months. Call 201-839-6648 to reserve your spot.

Weekend Events

LSC After Dark: Wine-O-Saurs — Thuesday, July 19th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

Wine and dinosaur lovers, this one is for you. Head to Liberty Science Center Thursday for a prehistoric party where you can dance with dinosaurs, enjoy wine tastings, search for fossils, and enjoy delish food. Get more info and tickets here.

The Winston Grand Opening in Hoboken — Thursday, July 19th at 6:30PM

The Winston {formerly Scotland Yard, which just closed a couple of months ago} is officially opening in Hoboken this Thursday as a speakeasy-style bar. Learn more all about the new spot {located at 72 Hudson Street} here.

The Paul Simon Engagement at Sinatra Park in Hoboken — Thursday, July 19th at 7:00PM

Enjoy an evening of performances from some of the best artists in our area as they play tributes to Paul Simon with the NYC skyline as the backdrop.

Angel Azul Bakery 20th Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting in Jersey City — Friday, July 20th at 11:00AM

Angel Azul Bakery first opened on Central Avenue in Jersey City in 1998 and will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this Friday. Stop by 460 Central Avenue in Jersey City to celebrate plus enjoy a day of food and fun.

Hoboken Girl Helps Homeless Shelter Dinner — Friday, July 20th from 6:00PM-8:30PM

Come together with Hoboken Girl Helps to assist in preparing and serving a meal to our homeless neighbors. For more than 15 years, the Hoboken Shelter on Bloomfield Street has been providing essential services to Hoboken residents in need – including serving 530 meals a day. Join us to be a small part of that this Friday. Get more info here.

First Aid/CPR Certification Class in Jersey City — Saturday, July 21st from 8:00AM-4:00PM

Learn how to save a life in just a few hours by the American Red Cross and get CPR certified. The class is only open to Jersey City residents ages 15-21. Free lunch will be provided. Register here for free.

Dog Days of Summer Festival in Jersey City — Saturday, July 21st from 12:00PM-4:00PM

Dogs and dog lovers rejoice — dogs are taking over Liberty Harbor this Saturday and humans are invited in on the fun, too. The Dog Days of Summer Festival will be held at 30 Regent Street in Jersey City and will feature carnival games, food, and fun for dogs and their owners. The event is free and open to the public. Get more info here.

St. Ann’s Italian Festival in Hoboken — Saturday, July 21st at 1:00PM {through July 26th}

Hoboken’s 108th St. Ann’s Italian Festival begins Saturday with live music, food, crafts, children’s rides, and more. More info here.

Taco Festival at Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus — Saturday, July 21st from 1:00PM-6:00PM

If you’re heading to the mall this weekend, you’re in luck as Garden State Plaza will be hosting a Taco Festival on Saturday that will feature a variety of vendors serving tacos. More info here.

Green Villain and Writer’s Bench Block Party in Jersey City — Saturday, July 21st, from 12:00PM-6:00PM 

This free event will feature 15 local artists who will transform 3,000 square feet of wall space with murals as well as live DJs and food trucks. The event is free and will be held at 474 Warren Street in Jersey City.

Open Mic in Church Square Park in Hoboken — Saturday, July 21st from 2:00PM-4:00PM

Open Mic night at Church Square Park will feature performances by local artists, poets, comedians, and musicians.

Realishh and Coco and Cream Brunch — Sunday, July 22nd from 11:00AM-3:00PM

Realishh Blog and Coco and Cream, two brands created by Jersey City natives, are hosting a brunch at 1200 Washington Street in Hoboken to introduce their new brands. The event will feature bottomless mimosas, giveaways, raffles, food, and more. Purchase tickets here.

Harry Potter Movie Brunch Trivia at Wicked Wolf in Hoboken — Sunday, July 22nd from 1:00PM-2:30PM

Test your Harry Potter knowledge at Wicked Wolf this Sunday while enjoying brunch and drinks. Reserve your spot here.

Cultivating Resilience in Difficult Times at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken — Sunday, July 22nd from 4:00PM-5:00PM

Asana Soul Practice {at 411 Jefferson Street in Hoboken} would love the community to join them for a workshop that will incorporate movement, meditation, and discussion to help cope and find a sense of peace in the world. The event is free, but a $15 donation is suggested to benefit The Human Rights Watch.

Kid-Friendly Events

Making Music at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, July 19th at 2:00PM

Children ages 5 and up will learn about different types of musical instruments. The event is free, but registration is required.

Paperback Picnics at Church Square Park in Hoboken — Friday, July 20th at 1:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for their first Summer Reading Book Club meeting, open to all 1st and 2nd graders. Besides reading books from summer reading lists, there will be art and science activities, plus food.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, July 23rd — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at the Grove PATH Plaza at 4:00PM.

Tuesday, July 24th — Sound Off Sunset Fit and Flow at W Hoboken from 7:00PM-8:00PM. Purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, July 24th — Channel Your Inner Spielberg Filmmaking Workshop in Hoboken. Purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, July 24th — Showboken: The Hoboken Comedy Show at Finnegan’s Pub in Hoboken from 8:00PM-11:00PM. Purchase tickets here.

Wednesday, July 25th — Leash Manners & Polite Greetings {workshop for dogs} with Lauren of Semper Fido at Knights of Columbus in Hoboken from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Register here.

Wednesday, July 25th — Misunderstood Christmas in July at Grand Vin in Hoboken from 8:00PM-10:00PM. Purchase tickets here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a repost. xo

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Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.