23 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City {June 21st – 24th 2018}

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Happy Thursday, Hoboken and Jersey City! It’s not only time to prep for the weekend, but today is the first official day of summer {and boy, does it feel like it}. The heat has arrived and there are a ton of Hoboken, Jersey City + beyond events happening this weekend to keep you busy {and cool} — from the New York Red Bulls Summer Kickoff to yoga training to the State Fair, the list is endless. Read on for 21 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City {June 21st – June 24th 2018}:

*Featured Events*

New York Red Bulls Summer Kickoff + Fireworks Night — Saturday, June 23rd at 6:00PM

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The New York Red Bulls are hosting a special game against FC Dallas this Saturday to kick off summer that includes a special fireworks show following the game. The event will take place at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ {600 Cape May Street} which includes a beer garden and other fun activities. Tickets range from $24-$84. Purchase tickets here.

Asana Soul Practice’s 200HR Yoga Teacher Training Q+A + Free Class — Sunday, June 24th at 11:45 AM

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If you’re interested in becoming a yoga teacher, Asana Soul Practice is hosting a free yoga class followed by a 30-minute Q+A session to answer all of your questions this Sunday. If you can’t make the class, you can get to the studio at 12:45 for the Q+A. Teacher training begins in September and lasts for 10 consecutive weekends and is yoga alliance-certified. In order to get the early bird rate of $2900, applications and deposits for teacher training are due on July 1st. To sign up for the free Q+A session happening this weekend, click here.

PS: Jersey City Yogis — Asana Soul Practice is opening their second location in Jersey City in Fall 2018. If you are interested in teaching in Jersey City, you can start your journey at the Hoboken Q+A session.

Weekend Events

Hound Around Dog Walkers National Dog Party Day at Pier A Hoboken — Thursday, June 21st at 7:00PM

Grab your pup and head to Pier A where you will meet fellow dog owners + their pups then enjoy a walk to the Shipyard for some frozen doggie treats.

In Full Color 2018: Music & Stories by Women of Color in Jersey City — Thursday, June 21st through Sunday, June 24th

In Full Color, the annual theatrical event that shares stories by women of color will take place Thursday, June 21 at 8:00PMFriday, June 22 at 8:00PMSaturday, June 23 at 8:00PM, and Sunday, June 24 at 3:00PM. This year’s event will feature a diverse cast from New Jersey, New York, Maryland, California, Minnesota, and Texas. Learn more info here.

Content Creators Academy of Jersey City 2018 Showcase at Atlas  Thursday, June 21st from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Join the Content Creators Academy of Jersey City board members, staff, and students for their 2018 showcase and graduation ceremony + fundraiser at Atlas in Jersey City {130 Newark Avenue}. CCA is a non-profit education program that offers mentorship to youth in Jersey City who are interested in media and entrepreneurship. To donate even if you can’t make it, click here.

Sips of Summer at Eataly Downtown NYC — Thursday, June 21st from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Celebrate summer at Eataly downtown with a variety of chilled champagne, rosé, cocktails, and bites. Snag an all-access bracelet for $60 here.  

The Cube Collection Launch at Love Locked in Jersey City — Thursday, June 21st from 6:30PM-9:00PM

Jeweler Joanne Simmons is launching her brand new collection, The Cube, at Love Locked this Thursday. Learn more about the collection, here.

Alex Sensation, DJ Lobo, + DJ Flipstar at Birch Hoboken — Friday, June 22nd at 10:00PM

For the first time ever, Birch is hosting “The Latin Beat of Hoboken” that will feature a live performance by Alex Sensation. Tickets can be purchased here.

Yogafest Jersey City — Saturday, June 23rd from 7:30AM-4:45PM

Join Jivamukti Yoga Center for their 9-hour Yogafest that will feature yoga classes along with local vendors at the Grove Street Plaza. Learn more info here.

Famous Food Market at Harborside in Jersey City — Every Saturday and Sunday through October from 11:00AM-7:30PM

The famous food fest is a family-friendly event that happens every weekend through October at Harbourside Jersey City {3 2nd Street}. Enjoy food from all over the world along with local craft vendors. Click here to attend.

Free Paddling at Hoboken Cove Boathouse — Saturday, June 23rd from 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Grab your family, friends, or just yourself and enjoy free paddling on the Hudson River this Saturday {and every weekend in the summer}. More info here.

Jersey City Kitty Rescue Network Adoption Event at Cornerstone Pets in Hoboken — Saturday, June 23rd from 12:00PM-3:00PM

Join Jersey City Kitty Rescue Network at Cornerstone Pets in Hoboken {105 9th Street} for a kitten adoption event, plus get 15% off your entire purchase if you buy the kittens anything from their wishlist.

Shaka Bowl’s Second Location Grand Opening — Saturday, June 23rd at 12:00PM

Shaka Bowl is celebrating its grand opening of the new downtown Hoboken location {110 Washington Street}. The grand opening celebration will begin at 12:00PM. Customers can enjoy live music and purchase new menu items that are exclusive to the downtown location {click to see more about the new menu here}.

Sip + Shop With Your Furry Friend at Alba — Saturday, June 23rd from 12:00PM-1:00PM

Bring your pup to Alba {716 Washington Street in Hoboken} for a day of shopping, prizes, and treats for you and your furry friend. A portion of sales will be donated to See Spot Rescue of Jersey City.

The Hutton JC’s  First Annual Guinness, Oyster & Music Festival — Saturday, June 23rd at 1:00PM

Stop by the Hutton in Jersey City this Saturday {225 Hutton Street} for a block party with live music, and of course, oysters and Guinness beer stands. More about the Hutton here.

EATS Food Festival at City Hall Plaza in Jersey City — Saturday, June 23rd to Sunday, June 24th from 11:00AM-7:00PM

Project: EATS is a celebration for the community with over 40 local food vendors. The festival will have ready-to-eat foods as well as take home items. Get more info here.

Painting on the Pier at Pier 13 in Hoboken — Sunday, June 24th from 11:45AM-2:00PM

Roses and Rebels is hosting an outdoor guided painting class at Pier 13 this Sunday. Tickets included all materials needed for painting plus one complimentary drink ticket. The event is 21+ and tickets can be purchased here.

Tony & Guy Downtown Hoboken Grand Opening — Sunday, June 24th from 4:00PM-9:00PM

Tony & Guy has moved to downtown Hoboken {44 Hudson Place} and is celebrating with a grand opening this Sunday. Enjoy drinks and bites to welcome them into their new home.

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.

Hoboken Children’s Theater Presents “Be More Chill” — Thursday, June 21st through Saturday, June 23rd

The Hoboken Children’s Theater’s newest play, “Be More Chill” begins Thursday and runs through Saturday. The play will be shown Thursday + Friday at 8:00PM and Saturday at 7:00PM at 1400 Clinton Street in Hoboken — get more info and purchase tickets here.

Sugarsuckle’s Ice Cream Social — Saturday, June 23rd from 11:30AM-12:30PM

Celebrate the start of summer at Sugarsuckle Studio {600 Newark Street in Hoboken} with an ice cream shaped cookie decorating workshop for ages 3 and up. The event costs $35 per child and there is a 15% discount for siblings.

Green Pear Café Summer Solstice Party — Saturday, June 23rd from 3:00PM-7:00PM

Enjoy a full cultural experience at 93 Grand Street in Hoboken this Saturday with Indian dance, Irish step dancing, Argentinian tango, jazz musicians, DJs, balloon artists, and more. The event is free and you can register here.

Little City Books Free Picture Book Event — Sunday, June 24th at 11:00AM

Author Sarah Williamson will be presenting her children’s book Let’s Go this Sunday at Little City Books of Hoboken {100 Bloomfield Street}. The event is free for babies and children up to 8 years old.

 

Weekday events coming up:

Monday, June 25th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at 4:00PM

Monday, June 25th — Schools Out Bash at HUB Hoboken at 7:00PM — more info here.

Tuesday, June 26th — Jersey City Theater Center’s 12-Year Anniversary Celebration at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City at 6:30PM— more info here.

Tuesday, June 26th — Sound Off Sunset Fit and Flow at W Hoboken at 7:00PM — more info here.

Tuesday, June 26th — Round-Trip Comedy at Fox & Crow in Jersey City at 8:00PM— more info here.

Wednesday, June 27th — Story Time Adventures at The Hoboken Public Library — 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

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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.