• Galentine’s Day 2019 Celebrations in Hoboken + Jersey City

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    It’s finally February — the month of love has arrived. The air is bone-chillingly cold and you regularly find yourself Googling vacation deals in tropical places at work. But don’t flee the state just yet. Galentine’s Day is right around the corner and if you have a group of gals that you’re fond of, it’s time to celebrate. If you’re looking for unique to ways celebrate Galentine’s Day, check out HG’s list of parties, self-care events, and DIY festivities in Hoboken + Jersey City for Galentine’s Day 2019.

    GALentine’s Day at Sorellina {1036 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Sorellina Galentines

    {Photo courtesy of Nicole Lynch}

    Thursday, February 7th is GALentine’s night at one of our favorite Italian kitchen and wine bars, Sorellina. Enjoy a tasting of three different wines paired with assorted cheeses and chocolates for $45 per person. Reservations are available online or you can arrive on a first-come, first-serve basis. The event lasts until close at 10:00PM, so make sure to stop by with your best gal pals.

    DIY Face Mask Social at Griot Cafe {434 Central Avenue, Jersey City}

    Pholk Beauty founder Niambi Cacchoili is hosting a night of Afro-Caribbean Diaspora on February 9th at Jersey City’s Griot Café to teach guests how to nourish their skin. Ingredients provided will include Trinidadian cacao powder, Ghanaian moringa, Moroccan rose oil, and Georgia clay. Tickets are $5, which can go toward any Pholk skincare purchase afterward. The social is from 5:00PM-6:00PM, with a happy hour to follow.

    Read More: Jersey City’s Tasty Afro-Caribbean Gem

    Self Love: Sip N Shop by Sweet Ash Soap {Jersey City}

    self love galentines

    {Photo courtesy of Ashley Guzman}

    Founder of Sweet “Ash” Soap Ashley Guzman says, “Love is in the air but don’t forget to love yourself first.” Join her and many other women for drinks, free brunch appetizers, and photobooth pictures on February 10th from 12:00PM-4:00PM. You can even learn how to make a flower crown or participate in a raffle with gifts from Bloomingdale’s, Itty Bitty Pops, and Dorrian’s in Jersey City. Tickets range from $15 to $40 depending on your selection.

    Galentine’s Day Brunch at Monarch Rooftop {71 West 35th Street, New York}

    Steps from the 33rd Street PATH Station, Monarch Rooftop is hosting a boozy Galentine’s Day Brunch on February 10th in New York. Not only can you bond with your girls while there, but Monarch is offering activities like Make Your Own Galentine, Prosecco Pong, and free hair styling for braids or curls. A raffle will also be available and all proceeds or donations will go to Bethany Frankel’s B Strong Foundation. Tickets are $35 and the event runs from 1:00PM-4:00PM.

    DIY Valentine’s Gemstone Jewelry Workshop {190 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City}

    Galentines DIY

    {Photo courtesy of Kristen Boscaino}

    Express your creativity and fall in love with the help of power crystals that open the Heart Chakra at this DIY jewelry workshop on February 9th hosted by Modern Sage, Acuworx, and Crystal Path Creations. Learn how to make a Rose Quartz pendant and Emerald gemstone ring and even improve your self-care habits. The event will start with a short meditation for guests to become centered and refreshments will be served throughout. Tickets are $30 and the event runs from 12 :00-2:00PM in Acupuncture Studio #3A.

    Galentine’s Paint + Sip at ArteVino Studio {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken} – waiting for photo permission

    Paint with your best friends until your heart’s content on February 13th at ArteVino Studio in Hoboken. The scene you’ll be recreating is a “Rosé Beach Day,”  something we’re all wishing for in the middle of February. The class is 50% off at $27 per person and runs from 7:30PM-9:30 PM. Book now as there are a set amount of spots available.

    See More: Valentine’s Day {Date Night} Ideas in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Galentine’s Night: Buttercream Roses at Sugarsuckle {600 Newark St, Hoboken}

    Buttercream Roses Galentines

    {Photo courtesy of Jennifer Choi}

    Get ready to express your inner baker for girls’ night. On February 13th, Sugarsuckle is teaming up with custom dessert shop Eat Cake Be Merry for this special event. You and your friends will learn all there is to know about working with buttercream and even creating buttercream roses. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer and walk away with six beautifully decorated cupcakes. Tickets are $65 per guest and the event is from 7:00PM-8:30 PM.

    CDLPM COFFEE Galentine’s Day Party {1113 Hudson Street, Hoboken}

    Visit the Hudson Coffee Co in uptown Hoboken on February 13th to help CDLPM Coffee raise money for women and children at the Hope House in Jersey City. Drink champagne and have a bite to eat, all while supporting women empowerment at the local level. Tickets are $30 and the event is from 7:30PM-10:30 PM.

    Galentine’s Essential Oil Workshop at ONE/SOL {1125 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken}

    Essential oils are amazing, but you might not know how to use them. Learn the basics and how to incorporate them into your wellness routine on February 13th at ONE/SOL. You’ll even be able to create your own body scrub and room spray. Get all of this for $30, in addition to a goodie bag filled with wellness products and gifts. See more information and purchase tickets here.

    Are you going to any of these events this year? Do you have a Galentine’s Day tradition? Let us know in the comments below!


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    Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Megan is a Jersey Girl at heart with a passion for writing and content creation. She is an alumna of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and currently works at a publishing company in downtown Hoboken. In her free time, you can find her at Crunch Fitness or exploring new brunch spots, dive bars, and local boutiques with her friends. Megan covers human-interest stories and lifestyle news geared toward young professionals and the every day Hoboken Girl.


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