Galentine’s Day, celebrated on (or around) February 13th each year, is the best way to honor female friendships. It may just be our favorite thing about February! From drag brunches to trivia with cocktails, there is something for every crew to do in town this year. Read on below for more information on Galentine’s Day events and happenings in Hoboken and Jersey City for a special Girl’s Night Out.
Cookie Decorating at Hudson Table
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On February 13th from 3PM-4:30PM, Hudson Table is hosting a cookie decorating event for Valentine’s Day. This is a family-friendly event, making it perfect for pals of every age, or even a multi-generational outing. This is a great weekend activity to do after a Sunday brunch to celebrate Galentine’s Day.
Check Out the Jersey City Comedy Jam
Kick-off Valentine’s Day weekend with the Comedy Jam at 902 Brewing Co, 101 Pacific Avenue, in Jersey City on Friday, February 11th. Along with the laughs, expect a live DJ and food and dessert food trucks. Doors open at 7PM and tickets can be purchased here.
Enjoy Winter Cocktails with Your Gang
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Galentine’s Day falls on the weekend this year which means more time for bar-hopping in Hoboken or Jersey City. It would be a great opportunity to try a unique experience like exploring the tasting room with friends at Corgi Spirits in Jersey City. See The Hoboken Girl’s Ultimate Winter Drinks Guide here for more ideas.
Galentine’s Day Drag Brunch
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Night out Enjoying Local Pairings
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Hoboken is known for our exceptional wine bars and restaurants which make a wine and cheese night a perfect way to observe Galentine’s Day. On February 9th, you can celebrate with some wine and cocktail pairings locally. Sorellina will be offering a Wine, Cheese & Chocolate pairing flight, or head to Sirenetta for specials on Bubbles & Rose paired with Oysters & Raw Bar. For festive Galentine’s Day cocktails, head to Backstage. Check out our local pairing guide for more ideas on wine pairings for your night out.
Plan a Wellness Day for The Girls
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Hoboken and Jersey City have so many coveted wellness spots and services from hydrafacials, acupuncture, to lymphatic drainage, and more. The multi-level indoor/outdoor spa, Sojo Spa is a must-do in the area for a luxury experience in Edgewater, NJ. For a complete list of wellness activities to pamper the gang, check out our full guide.
Send a Galentine’s Gram and Go On a Shopping Spree
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Head over to The Margo Market on Washington Street to send a Galentine’s card to friends locally or anywhere in the country. The grams have cute and empowering phrases and illustrations. Make a day out of it and explore local boutiques in Hoboken and Jersey City.
Take a Class
For yogi gal pals, Sweven Hoboken at Antique Loft is hosting a yoga class with Lindsey Rozmes on February 16th. This is the ideal spot to celebrate girl power while taking in those NYC skyline views. Tickets will be available soon and can be reserved here and is a perfect activity to elevate your everyday workout. See our complete guide to unique workout classes in the area.
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Plan a sip and tie-dye night for your Galentine’s Day with Tipsy Tie Dye. This activity is sure to bring the group together, along with so much nostalgia. Book your reservation here for a creative event.
The Office Valentine’s Day Trivia at Schmitty’s
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Schmitty’s Hoboken is known in town for being a fun dog-friendly cocktail and craft beer spot, but did you know it also hosts trivia nights? If your group loves The Office, plan a girl’s night on Tuesday, February 9th for Valentine’s Day Office trivia. The event begins at 7:30 PM and tickets can be reserved here.
Women of Commerce Galentine’s Day Celebration
To celebrate women’s friendships and health, The Hudson County Chapter of Women of Commerce is dressing in red and pink for a Galentine’s event at The Madison. The dinner will take place on February 9th from 3PM-6PM. The Madison is always a great choice for post-dinner drinks so stay for martinis after the event with your group.