• 17 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City {August 2nd-5th, 2018}

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    It’s the last full month of summer, and we’re sharing a bunch of fun events happening in our area this weekend to ring in August. From painting on the pier to the New York Red Bulls soccer game, wine + yoga, and more — here are 17 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {August 2nd-5th, 2018}.

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    Photo: @deebeee0h3 on Instagram

    **Featured Upcoming Events**

    New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles Football Club at Red Bull Arena — Sunday, August 5th at 6:00PM

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    The New York Red Bulls will be playing against the Los Angeles Football Club this Sunday at the Red Bull Arena {600 Cape May Street in Harrison}. The game starts at 6:00PM but guests are welcome to come at 3:00PM to enjoy the pregame that includes a beer garden. Purchase tickets here.

    Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Social — Wednesday, August 8th from 6:30PM-9:00PM

    Join Team HG for a fun Hoboken Girl event where the goal is to make new friends in the area! Get your tickets + more info here. Happening August 8th at Union Hall. Limited tickets available!

    Weekend Events

    Jubilee Center of Hoboken Car Wash and Bake Sale Fundraiser — Thursday, August 2nd from 1:00PM-4:00PM

    The Jubilee Center of Hoboken is hosting a car wash and bake sale Thursday on 6th street between Monroe and Jackson in Hoboken. A car wash is $5 and a wash and vacuum is $10. All proceeds will benefit the children of the Jubilee Center.

    1st Annual Hudson County Pride Month Kick Off + Community Awards in Jersey City — Thursday, August 2nd from 6:30 PM-9:00PM

    Kick off Pride Month with a celebration and awards ceremony at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City {337 Newark Avenue}. Get more info here.

    Beers & Blockchain at Harborside Jersey City — Thursday, August 2nd from 6:30PM-9:00PM

    Businesses and entrepreneurs can explore the future of a blockchain enabled economy and learn how to prepare themselves in order to be successful. Get more info here.

    Namaste & Rosé at Kolo Klub in Hoboken — Thursday, August 2nd from 7:00PM-9:30PM

    TRUE Mentors + Devotion360 are hosting a Namaste & Rosé pop-up yoga class and fundraiser to Benefit Hoboken Youth.
    After class, enjoy two glasses of premium rosé and freshly-baked pastries. Purchase tickets here.

    Café Sophia Hoboken Grand Opening — Friday, August 3rd at 7:00AM

    Café Sophia, located at 200 Monroe Street in Hoboken, is officially opening this Friday at 7:00AM. Learn more about the new Italian coffee shop + eatery here.

    Artist & Maker Market at the Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City — Friday, August 3rd from 3:00PM-10:00PM

    Enjoy art, design, fashion, decor, and vintage vendors plus live music and food. More info here.

    Jersey City Food Truck Fest in the Urby Parking Lot — Friday, August 3rd from 5:00PM-11:00PM

    Foodies, rejoice — Jersey City’s Food Truck Fest is back for 2018 and is happening Friday, July 27th in the Urby Parking lot {200 Green Street}. As always, there will be 20+ vendors, the event is kid and pet-friendly, and the adults can enjoy a beer and wine garden. Tickets are $5.

    Art, Music, and Culture Night at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken — Friday, August 3rd from 9:00PM-1:00AM

    Enjoy live music, art, poetry, and more this Friday at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken {300 Observer Highway}. More info + tickets here.

    Waterfront Vinyasa Yoga at The Lutze in Jersey City — Saturday, August 4th from 10:00AM-11:00AM

    Enjoy an hour-long yoga class with views of the waterfront at The Lutze in Jersey City, located at 3 2nd Street. You must bring your own mat and water, but a complimentary coconut water will be given out after class. Tickets can be purchased here.

    Grounds for Sculpture by Jersey City Youth Works at City Hall — Saturday, August 4th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

    Enjoy sculpting, photography, and team building activities at City Hall in Jersey City {280 Grove Street}. The event is available only to Jersey City residents ages 15-21. Get more info and register here.

    Bouquet of Chamomile Workshop in Hoboken — Saturday, August 4th from 12:00PM-6:00PM

    Learn the entire process of wool painting while using wool fibers and creating your very own piece of art. The workshop will take place at 300 First Street in Hoboken. Purchase tickets here.

    Famous Food Market in Jersey City — Saturday, August 4th from 2:00PM-8:00PM

    The Famous Food Market in Jersey City is happening every Saturday through October 28th at Harborside {3 2nd Street}. Admission is free and attendees can enjoy food from all over the world {plus a wine + beer garden}, local craft vendors, and more family fun.

    Painting on the Pier at Pier 13 in Hoboken — Sunday, August 5th from 11:45AM-2:00PM

    Roses and Rebels is hosting a guided painting class at Pier 13 this Sunday. Each ticket includes all of the materials needed for the lesson plus one complimentary drink ticket. Must be 21+ to participate. Purchase tickets here.

    Riverview Farmers Market’s Perfect Peach Pie Contest — Sunday, August 5th at 12:00PM

    Riverview Farmers Market is hosting their 7th annual Perfect Peach Pie Contest at Riverview Fisk Park in Jersey City {Palisade Avenue between Bowers + Griffith}. More info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Making Music at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, August 2nd at 2:00PM

    Children ages 5 and up can enjoy a hands-on experience learning about different musical instruments and techniques. More info here.

    Harborside Atrium Kids Fest — Saturday, August 4th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

    NY Waterway and Mack-Cali are hosting their first annual Kids Fest at the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City {210 Hudson Street}. The event is free and kids can enjoy games, food, and prizes from several local companies.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, August 6th — Growing in Jersey City Networking Night at the Hutton in Jersey City. Purchase tickets here.

    Tuesday, August 7th — National Night Out in Hoboken with the Hoboken Police Department at Church Square Park in Hoboken.

    Tuesday, August 7th — Every Woman Wellness Event at Hoboken University Medical Center from 4:00PM-8:00PM. More info here.

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

    Wednesday, August 8th + Thursday, August 9th — Blogher Creators Summit in NYC. Get more info 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

    **To submit an event for our community guide, please fill out our events form here or email events@hobokengirl.com.**

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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.


    One comment

    • Hi there!! Was super excited about going to the Hoboken Girl meetup on Wednesday but it looks like it was sold out when I checked last night! Are there any additional tickets or could I go with a friend who was able to snag a ticket as a +1?? I’m not sure I will be able to stay the entire time but would love to come hang for a few drinks if possible!!

      Let me know 🙂

      Thanks,
      Allie

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