• 21 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {June 28th – July 1st, 2018}

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    It’s finally Thursday which means it’s just about time to take a much-needed weekend break. To help you get started early, we’ve got your events guide all ready to go — whether you’re looking for adult, family, or kid-friendly fun. Read on for all of the events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {and beyond}:

    **Featured Upcoming Events**

    New York Red Bulls 5v5 Game at Sinatra Park in Hoboken — Saturday, June 30th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

    Test your soccer skills at Sinatra Park field in Hoboken in a 5 vs 5 game presented by Hospital for Special Surgery. Besides playing on the field, you will have the opportunity to learn the best recovery tips from HSS’ certified physical therapists. Register here. Participants must be 18 and older.

    Official Toronto vs. New York Red Bulls Viewing Party at Mulligans Hoboken — Sunday, July 1st at 3:30PM

    The New York Red Bulls is also hosting a viewing party for their game against Toronto that will feature complimentary food and a giveaway for the first 100 fans who come to watch. The event will take place at Mulligans in Hoboken {159 1st Street} and is only open to those 21 and older. Click here for more info.

    *UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS*

    The Lutze+ Jersey City 50 Star Fire Show — Wednesday, July 4th from 12-10:00PM

    The Lutze is teaming up with Jersey City to bring the best 4th of July celebration on this side of the Hudson. The 50 Star Fireshow Experience will be held at Exchange Place in Jersey City from noon until 10:00PM. The event will feature a full-scale carnival, entertainment, several beer gardens, and a wide mix of food trucks. World-renowned fireworks company Grucci will be lighting fireworks from multiple barges on the Hudson River. Snoop Dog will headline the evening along with other musical entertainment throughout the day. Attending the event is free and food and drinks are available for purchase.

    Party With Purpose 5K — Tuesday, July 17th

    Party With Purpose’s 5K is not your traditional 5K race as it is an all day {+ night} event that offers fun for everyone. This race is one of the biggest in Hoboken and will benefit several local charities including the Boys + Girls Clubs and the Jubilee Center. The actual race time is 7:00PM but kids can participate in their very own race at 3:00PM. Whether you are running or not, all are invited to the after-party {free for runners, $5 entry otherwise} with $5 drinks. You can register for the full day of events here and use code HG2018 for $5 off your race entry.

    More Weekend Events:

    Hamilton Inn & Hamilton Pork Dine-Out Thursday, June 28th from 5:00PM-10:00PM

    Hudson County CASA is hosting a charity event at Hamilton Pork and the Hamilton Inn in Jersey City where a percentage of the food and drinks will benefit the organization. Get more info here.

    Call Me Old Fashioned at W Hoboken — Thursday, June 28th from 5:30PM-8:30PM

    ABSOLUT ELYX will have an outdoor bar serving signature cocktails outside the W Hotel of Hoboken. There will also be live music by The Wright Trio. Get more info here.

    Aaraa Accessories Pop Up Shop at Sugarsuckle Studion in Hoboken — Thursday, June 28th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    For those who miss Aaraa Accessories’ Hoboken storefront, you have the opportunity to shop it in person at Sugarsuckle’s new studio. Shop a brand new collection of vegan bags plus delicate and statement jewelry that we all know and love. Also enjoy Sugarsuckle sweets and some wine to sip while you shop. Purchase your $10 ticket and get more info here.

    Ink On Paper “A Sumi-E Show” Art Show in Jersey City — Thursday, June 28th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    This free art show will take place at the Downtown 234 Gallery at 234 York Street in Jersey City and will feature art from artists Shoukei Shodou and Deirdre Kennedy. Get more info here.

    NJ Symphony Orchestra at Maxwell Park — Thursday, June 28th at 7:30PM

    The NJ Symphony Orchestra is a world-renowned orchestra that comes to Hoboken’s waterfront annually to perform. Thursday is the night! Enjoy an evening of live music on the waterfront with NYC as the backdrop {as the orchestra plays a range of music from classical to Bruce}. Concert is FREE, we just recommend coming early to snag a seat {or BYOC[chair]}.

    Hoboken Green Team Meeting at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, June 28th at 6:30PM

    The Hoboken Green Team will be meeting at the new Hoboken Public Library basement to discuss New Jersey Solar Challenge and how residents can get involved, plus other local issues.

    Dr. Park Avenue Pop-Up IV Therapy Services — Friday, June 29th from 3:00PM-9:00PM

    On Friday, Dr. Park Avenue will be teaming up with Toni and Guy to offer IV Therapy Services at the salon, located at 44 Hudson Place {3rd Floor}. On the IV Menu will be two IV drips and two boosters — The Beauty IV and Boost IV — two of Dr. Park Avenue’s most popular IV therapies. Each takes about 45 minutes to infuse. If you’re short on time, choose one of the two boosters: a glutathione booster or B12 injection. Make sure to stop by to get your weekend started early {and let the anti-aging begin!}.

    Lokē Rosé Wine Tasting at Sparrow {Uptown} Hoboken — Friday, June 29th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Sparrow Wine will be hosting a complimentary wine tasting of the new wine brand, Lokē Rosé, a 100% female-owned company. The event will take place at their uptown Hoboken location {224 Bernard McFeeley Shipyard Lane} and bottles will be 10% off.

    Grinding After Dark at The Grind Shop Jersey City — Friday, June 29th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

    The Grind Shop coffee shop in Jersey City {360 Communipaw Avenue} is hosting a live Jazz music night. The event is BYOB and glasses will be provided.

    El Alfa Live at The HUB Hoboken — Friday, June 29th from 10:00PM-3:00AM

    Enjoy a live performance from El Alfa plus live music by DJ Anthony Rey, DJ Cuko, DJ JRS, and DJ Mina. Purchase your tickets in advance here.

    Glow & Co. Tan Pop-Up at Blow Bar Edgewater — Every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    Glow & Co. Tan will be popping up at Blow Bar Edgewater {934 River Road} every Saturday and Sunday {beginning this Saturday, June 30th}.
    Customized spray tans will be $39 for the regular and $49 for the express. Make sure to book your appointment here!

    The 8th Annual New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival at Mile Square Theatre — Saturday, June 30th at 8:00PM and Sunday, July 1st at 3:00PM + 7:00PM

    The New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) returns for The 8th Annual New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival! 1MPF is the country’s largest and longest continually running community-engaged theatre project, aimed at exploring local topics, ideas, trends, and seeding conversations for, by, and about artists and citizens of NJ. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by some of New Jersey’s established and emerging playwrights and directors will have three performances. Get your tickets here for $20.

    Write it Out With Mo Poetry Workshop at Celebrate Life Studio in Hoboken — Saturday, June 30th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Created by Monisha Holloway, this poetry workshop helps bring people together in a positive, safe space, where they can express their feelings in the form of poetry. The event is free and you can get more info here.

    Neighborhood BBQ Hosted by Mile Square Church in Hoboken — Sunday, July 1st at 12:00PM

    Join Mile Square Church at 455 9th Street in Hoboken for a day of grilling with fellow Hoboken residents. The BBQ is open to everyone. More info here.

    Modern Publishing in the Kindle Era Workshop in Hoboken — Sunday, July 1st from 2:00PM-4:00PM

    Head to Field Colony at 1001 Bloomfield Street for a workshop designed for those with dreams of becoming an author. Learn all the skills you need to work with editors and publishers and writing your own piece. Purchase tickets and get more info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    New Jersey State Fair — Thursday, June 21st through Saturday, July 8th

    Thursday marks the start of the annual New Jersey State Fair {that runs for 18 days} at 1 MetLife Stadium Drive in East Rutherford. The fair will kick-off Thursday at 6:00PM. Get more info and tickets here.

    Cooks and Books at the Hoboken Public Library — Friday, June 29th from 3:15PM-4:30PM

    Dietician Elisabeth Holtzer from the Shoprite of Hoboken will teach children {ages 4 and up} about easy food preparation. The event is free and no registration is necessary.

    Upcoming Weekday Events:

    Monday, July 2nd — The Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market from 4:00PM-8:00PM

     

    READ MORE: Where to watch the fireworks in Hoboken + Jersey City 

     

    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.