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Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: MDW {2015} Edition

by Kate Lombardo
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While we know many Hoboken residents head out of town for Memorial Day Weekend, for those of us staying local there are still some great events to enjoy. Whether you celebrate this weekend in Hoboken or out of town, have fun with your families and make sure to thank a serviceman or servicewoman for all they’ve done for our country! Happy “summer” Hoboken!

MDW Kick-off Party at Havana Lounge: Friday, May 22nd


Grab a cocktail and some delicious Cuban food this Friday night as a start to your MDW celebrations at Havana Cafe & Lounge on Newark Street. This spot always has people dancing and is right near all of the other great downtown bars.

Live Music featuring Folding The Pages at Maxwell’s: Friday, May 22nd at 8:00PM


Kick off your weekend enjoying live music at Maxwell’sThis Friday featuresFolding the Pages with Midnight Mob & The Misery Loves. Doors open at 8:00pm at tickets are $10 at the door.

Rummage and Ruffage Yoga and Farmer’s Market: Saturday, May 23rd at 8:00AM


Hoboken’s first community rummage sale and midtown farmers market kicked off every Saturday morning with Yoga on the Lawn at 8:00AM. The class is $10 per person and you bring your own mat. Then, at 9:00AM the juice and coffee stands open, followed by farmer’s market and yard sale booths opening at 10:00AM. A complimentary bike valet will be available for anyone who’s using two wheels to head over. Unique to this farmers market will be cooking classes held periodically throughout the day. You will learn how to properly cut an eggplant or how to create a dish using some of the veggies you just bought from the farmers! Click here for more information.

Liberty Humane Society Free Fostering Workshop: Saturday, May 23rd from 9-11:00AM

On May 23 from 9-11am, local non-profit animal shelter Liberty Humane Society will host a free Foster Parent Workshop at 201 Central Ave in the Pershing Field Community Center for anyone interested in or simply curious about fostering a cat, dog, or litter of kittens. The shelter is in special need of foster homes during the spring and summer months, also known as Kitten Season. Fostering is a fun opportunity for the households. Kitten fosters get to have all of the fun with kittens, without the long-term commitment that comes with being a forever home to a pet.  Liberty Humane Society provides support, medical care, and supplies to foster homes for LHS animals. Please RSVP to [email protected].  See www.libertyhumane.org for more information.

Final Day of Maifest Celebrations at The PilsnerHuas: Saturday, May 23rd


This is the last weekend to enjoy this fun festival has been happening every Saturday this May at the PilsnerHuase & Biergarten.  Maifest is Germany’s annual festival that welcomes the arrival of Spring and the Pilsner Haus is honoring it with a month-long celebration.  The festival features live music and an authentic Austro-Hungarian Maifest menu prepared by acclaimed chef Thomas Ferlesch. Plus, their outdoor space is a perfect way to spend MDW in Hoboken. Visit the Biergarten’s website for more information.

Live Music with Silverbird at Maxwell’s:Saturday, May 23rd at 8:30PM


Keep the live music happening all weekend at Maxwell’s on Saturday featurying Silverbird with special guests Bounders. Doors open at 8:30PM and tickets are $10 at the door.

Memorial Day Celebrations at Wicked Wolf: Sunday, May 24th and Monday, May 25th


Celebrations at Wicked Wolf kicked off yesterday with their Summer Thursday specials and will last all weekend long. But, Sunday and Monday were our favorite parts! Get out for some Sunday Funday with WICKED BINGO and see what will the Wolf make you do this weekend. The party doesn’t end when BINGO ends. They’ll have their resident DJ playing all night so you can get out on the dance floor.  No work Monday morning- so why not? On Monday, for actual Memorial Day, they’ll be serving their brunch menu all day, along with brunch drink specials, which include: $5 mimosas, manmosas, and Bloody Mary’s and $15 Blue Moon Towers! To top it off? They’re offering 25% off the bill for people who are currently serving our country or have served in the past. We love that they’re honoring the real reason behind Memorial Day!

Santacruzan Festival in Jersey CitySunday, May 24th from 9:00AM-8:00PM


It’s that time of year again for the 37th Annual Santacruzan & Flores de Mayo Festival! Check Manila Avenue as it’s decorated in Filipino decor for an all-day festival! Check out the over 100 vendors at the flea market or head on over to the food stands and games lining the street all day. Enjoy the live entertainment going on and make sure to see the Processional! And for the athletic types, there’s a 5K for you all!

 Save the Date!

We have two Hoboken Girl Socials coming up this June, and we are sooo excited to offer these amazing events!


1. June 2nd we’ll be co-hosting a Brides and Bubbly {Bring You Own Beau} Bridal Bootcamp with Work it Out

The event is from 7-9:00PM.  Grab your guy and get some info in how to get in shape for wedding season + get in a killer workout!

2. June 10th is our Pampering and Prosecco HG Social at Lulu’s!

The outdoor patio at Lulu’s is now open for happy hour and trust us, you will not find a better sunset view in Hoboken. Come check it out and pamper yourself as we help them kick-off summertime happy hours. We have some great vendors that will be joining us as well to help you look and feel your best.

Look out for more info on both events coming VERY soon!


How will you celebrate this Memorial Day? Enjoy 🙂

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