19 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {July 26-29, 2018}

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The weekend just about here which means one very important thing on HobokenGirl.com — our events guide is live. To help plan out the weekend in Hudson County, we’ve rounded up some of the best events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City from Thursday, July 26th through Sunday, July 29th, 2018. Check them out below and get planning {because time is of the essence}:

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Upcoming Event:

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!

Hudson Restaurant Week {All Weekend and Week through August 3rd}

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Hudson Restaurant Week {which is happening July 23rd through August 3rd, 2018} is in full effect. With nearly 50 restaurants participating and so many unique items to choose from {click here to see the full list}, you’ll be in foodie heaven.

Weekend Events

AngelaCARES 5th Annual Purple Gala in Jersey City — Thursday, July 26th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

The Purple Gala is an event to celebrate people in the community who are making a difference. The event will take place at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

Restorative CBD Yoga at Kolo Klub in Hoboken — Thursday, July 26th from 7:00PM-1:00AM

Unwind from the week with a calming restorative yoga class that incorporates CBD oil. After class, enjoy food, drinks, and networking until 1:00AM. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

Elegant Bridal Productions Bridal Show at HUB in Hoboken — Thursday, July 26th at 7:00PM

Calling all Hoboken brides-to-be, Elegant Bridal Productions is hosting a bridal expo at HUB (16 Hudson Place}. Register here.

Tom Petty Tribute at Sinatra Park in Hoboken — Thursday, July 26th at 7:00PM

All guitarists are welcome to play along at a free concert in Sinatra Park that will feature all Tom Petty songs {with a goal of breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest band}. Rain location is at Mulligan’s. More info here.

HAIR 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, July 26th at 7:00PM

Meet Jim Rado, one of the original creators of HAIR while singing along to the 1979 movie and enjoying 70s-themed treats. Feel free to dress in 70s attire!

Eataly Wine, Beer & Street Food Festival — Friday, July 27th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Eataly’s downtown NYC location is hosting a wine, beer, and street food festival where you can try over 20 different wines, beers, and cocktails, enjoy unlimited bites that include Italian street food. Purchase tickets here.

Jersey City Food Truck Fest in the Urby Parking Lot — Friday, July 27th 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.

The RNB Garden Presents OSHUN Live at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City — Friday, July 26th from 7:00PM-12:00AM

OSHUN, an independent hip-hop/soul duo will be performing live at White Eagle Hall with digital and acoustic sounds, heavy drums and bass, and ambient, harmonic textures. Purchase tickets here to experience it yourself.

Hudson River Cup & Ohana Luau in Hoboken — Saturday, July 28th at 11:00AM

The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse is hosting the Hudson River Cup and Ohana Luau in Hoboken with free kayacking, stand up paddle boarding, Polynesian dancing, hula lessons, live music, and more fun for kids and adults of all ages.

Mile Square Church Neighborhood BBQ — Saturday, July 28th from 12:00PM-3:00PM

Join Mile Square Church at 455 9th Street in Hoboken for BBQ where you can mingle with fellow Hoboken residents. More info here.

Famous Food Market in Jersey City — Saturday, July 28th 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.

Jersey City Caribbean Carnival Parade & Festival — Saturday, July 28th from 12:00PM-9:00PM

The Caribbean Carnival Parade will begin at 12:00PM at Lincoln Park in Jersey City and will be followed by the festival at 3:00PM at 1 Exchange Place. Get more info here.

Curls N’ Tings 2 in Jersey City — Saturday, July 28th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

Curls N’ Tings is an event where women with natural, curly hair can come together and share tips, secrets, and simply embrace their locks. Enjoy live music, shopping, food, and drinks while celebrating natural hair. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

City Bistro Brunch Parties — Every Sunday from 11:00AM-5:00PM

City Bistro will host brunch parties in their newly renovated dining room on the second floor every Sunday {beginning this Sunday, July 29th}. Parties include a live DJ, plenty of prosecco and champagne options, sparklers for special occasions, and Instagram photo props. There is a $20 per person three course pre fix menu that includes every item from the brunch menu to choose from. Also available are dessert and shot pairings and a giant tower of dessert pancakes to share. The last seating for the brunch party is at 3:00PM.

Wine & Cheese of the Northeast at Third & Vine in Jersey City — Sunday, July 29th from 2:00PM-3:30PM

Learn all about wine and cheese of the Northeast while enjoying a five-course pairing at Third & Vine {353 3rd Street in Jersey City}. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

ESPN Radio Live Broadcast at Harborside Atrium in Jersey City — Sunday, July 29th from 5:00PM-8:00PM

Anita Marks, ESPN radio personality, will host her show live from the Harborside Atrium. Following the live broadcast, guests can catch the Mets/Yankees game on the big screen. Entry is free. More info here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Propbox Players Present Little Red at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, July 26th from 1:00PM-2:00PM

Head to the Hoboken Public Library for a free performance of the classic tale, Little Red Riding Hood. The event is for children ages 3 and up.

Cooks and Books at the Hoboken Public Library — Friday, July 27th from 3:15-4:00PM

Children ages 4 and up will learn easy food preparation from dietitian Elisabeth Holtzer from the Shoprite of Hoboken. The event is free.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, July 30th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market from 4:00PM-8:00PM

Monday, July 30th — Changing the World, One Diaper at a Time at Bluestone Lane Coffee from 4:00PM-6:00PM. More info here.

Monday, July 30th — Show an NJ beach badge at any Chipotle in New Jersey and recieve BOGO on a burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos.

Tuesday, July 31st — CannaGather NJ: Harmony Dispensory event at Zeppelin Hall Beer Garden in Jersey City at 7:00PM. More info + tickets here.

Tuesday, July 31st — Growing in Jersey City + the I Deserve Project present Pino and Empower from 7:30PM-9:30PM. More info + tickets here.

Wednesday, August 1st — Hoboken Public Safety Annual Summer Blood Drive at HPD Headquarters {106 Hudson Street} from 8:00AM-8:00PM.

Wednesday, August 1st — Hudson County Community College New Student Orientation from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Wednesday, August 1st — Groove on Grove at the Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City from 6:000PM-9:00PM

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.