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81 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | August 24-27, 2023

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As we near the end of August, many locals are planning last-minute weekend getaways for the summer — but if you plan on staying local, there are many happenings occurring right here in Hudson County this weekend. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with a Community Bike Ride at Columbus Park, a Floral Arrangement Workshop at Mac + The Mushroom, a Comedy Jam Rooftop at 902 Brewing Co., and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend August 24th through August 27th, 2023.

Disclaimer: These events are included editorially as a community resource, and The Hoboken Girl is not affiliated with hosting unless explicitly stated. For the most up-to-date and accurate info including inclement weather cancellations, please contact the host directly.

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Jersey City Day of Fashion

Wednesday, September 6th from 9:00AM-12:00AM | BUY TICKETS

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The Jersey City Day of Fashion is a collaboration between Mana Fashion Services, Mana Contemporary, and the city of Jersey City, aimed at bringing an unprecedented fashion experience to Jersey City for one day before New York Fashion Week. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 6th from 9:00AM to midnight and will showcase local designers and brands through exhibits, pop-ups, talks, fashion shows, open houses, happy hours, parties, and networking opportunities across various Jersey City venues. Some events during Jersey City Day of Fashion are free to the public and others ticketed so make sure to check out the schedule and RSVP to the event’s numerous activations.

Click here to RSVP and purchase tickets and learn more about Jersey City Day of Fashion.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, August 25th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 26th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM | BUY TICKETS

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has four shows this weekend on Friday, August 25th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 26th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM. Friday’s 9:45PM show and both shows on Saturday are special Jersey City Pride themed shows and all are welcome to celebrate and enjoy the laughs. All shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Netflix, Tru TV, LOL Network, iTunes, Boston Comedy Festival, Jersey City Comedy Festival, Comedy Central, Black Women in Comedy Festival, Govenor’s, and Comic Strip . Show tickets $25 for all shows plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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The Weekend + Friends Theme Ride at Prime Cycle + Body

Thursday, August 24th | 6:30AM

Ride in a fun, high-energy class at 86 River Street, 2nd Floor in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, August 24th | 7AM

This free, co-ed event will be held at 525 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Melanie at The Fit Club

Thursday, August 24th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

This event will be held at 1301 Adams Street C3 in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, August 24th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the summer market of 2023. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Tony Seker Art Reception at Mission 50

Thursday, August 24th | 4PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 50 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fitness in The Park at 7th + Jackson Resiliency Park

Thursday, August 24th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Prime Cycle + Body will be hosting a full-body HIIT class. This event will be held at 625-627 Jackson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, August 24th | 8PM – 11PM

This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.


The Aguilar Brothers at Fox + Crow

Thursday, August 24th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


8th Street Tavern To Start Accepting Credit Cards

Thursday, August 24th | 10:30PM

For the first time in 82 years, 8th Street Tavern will be accepting credit cards. To celebrate, the tavern will be raffling the first swipe and selecting one lucky winner to win a free pizza each month for a year. This event will be held at 800 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Save Ellis Island Hard Hat Tours at Ellis Island

Ongoing

This is a 90-minute guided tour of the unrestored Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital Complex. Tickets offer self-guided Audio Tour headsets as you tour around both Ellis Island and Liberty Island. This event will be held at Ellis Island in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Friday Workout at Northwest Resiliency Park

Friday, August 25th | 5:45AM

A weekly workout for all men to take part in a boot camp-style workout. This event will be held at 12th and Jefferson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Community Blood Drive at City Hall

Friday, August 25th | 8:30AM – 2PM

This event will be held at 94 Washington Street in Hoboken. Registration is required. Learn more here.


Comedy Jam Rooftop at 902 Brewing Co.

Friday, August 25th | 7PM

Join a night of laugh-out-loud fun from NYC + NJ comedians, food trucks, a DJ, vendors, and more.  This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, August 25th | 7PM – 10PM

Madd Hatter’s famous Dueling Pianos event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hudson City Rats at Fox + Crow

Friday, August 25th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Vertical Horizons Exhibit at Art House Gallery

Ongoing until August 27th

Jersey City-based steel artist Robert Koch will be presenting his new exhibit. This event will be held at 345 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Uptown Farmer’s Market in Hoboken

Saturday, August 26th | 9AM – 2PM

This market will be open for business between Grand and Adam Street under the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Coffee at Mojo Coffee Company

Saturday, August 26th | 10AM – 11AM

Enjoy a weekly coffee and pastries catch-up, hosted by The Meet Up Crew. RSVP is required. This event will be held at 801 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Whole Spectrum Autism Swim Day at Xcel Aquatics

Saturday, August 26th | 12:30PM – 2:30PM

A free swimming event for those who have a child or loved one diagnosed with autism and/or other intellectual or developmental disability. Registration is required. This event will be held at 125 Marshall Street, 7th Floor in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Frank Hanavan, Maritime Artist-in-Residence at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, August 26th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

There will be classes in knot-tying, ship model building, and the creation of hand-stitched sailcloth bags. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


The Wedding Social by VOW Brides

Saturday, August 26th | 2PM – 6:30PM

This event is presented by VOW Brides in collaboration with Barrow Mansion, where guests will be able to explore and connect with local designers + vendors and enjoy signature cocktails and small bites. This event will be held at 83 Wayne Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, August 26th | 2PM – 3PM

The Singing Chef Gabrielle Reyes is conducting a live-streamed Musical Cooking Class where she will teach participants how to make some colorful and flavor-tastic treats from the comfort of their kitchens. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, August 26th | 1PM – 6PM

Enjoy local vendors at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Rank The Beers at Departed Soles Brewery

Saturday, August 26th | 5PM – 7PM

Join Voter Choice New Jersey + Departed Soles and vote for Jersey City’s favorite beer. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street, Commercial Suite 2A in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Pink Floyd Project at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, August 26th | 8PM

The Pink Floyd Project, New York’s premier Pink Floyd tribute band, recreates the legendary sounds of Pink Floyd at 902 Brewing Co. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Forget the Whale at Fox + Crow

Saturday, August 26th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, August 26th | 8PM – 11PM

This food, drink, and music extravaganza is a Hoboken favorite. Reservations are required and it will be held at 304 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Peter Fiordalisi Exhibit at Hoboken Historical Museum

Ongoing

A solo exhibition of Peter’s work titled Patterns in the Palisades: The Pen + Ink drawings of Peter Fiordalisi is on display. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


OceanXplorer at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing until September 4th

LSC’s newest interactive exhibition is a replica of the actual OceanXplorer, the world’s most advanced research ship. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Summer Streets on Sinatra Drive

Sunday, August 27th | 8AM – 4PM

There will be vehicle-free access to streets for bicyclists + pedestrians for recreation + socialization. This event will be held on Sinatra Drive from 4th Street to Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Community Bike Ride at Columbus Park

Sunday, August 27th | 11AM

Come out to this family-friendly bike ride to take a spin around the City with members of the Hoboken Police Department and Bike Hoboken. This event will be held under the 14th Street viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


2nd Annual Salsa/Wellness Expo at J. Owen Grundy Park

Sunday, August 27th | 4PM – 9PM

A free community event featuring live music, dance lessons, performances, and health awareness exhibits. This event will be held at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here


Industry Night at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, August 27th | 4PM – 11PM

Chefs, bartenders, and servers can enjoy discounted eats including sliders, fries, and cocktails. This event will be held at 1 Exchange Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Floral Arrangement Workshop at Mac + The Mushroom

Sunday, August 27th | 5PM – 7PM

Grab your friends, grab a beverage, and learn how to design a unique floral arrangement. This event will be held at 394 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Sound Healing Activation at Prime Cycle + Body

Sunday, August 27th | 5:30PM

Ride in a fun, high-energy class with tunes from Beyonce + Pink. This event will be held at 86 River Street, 2nd Floor in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Thomas + Friends Explore the Rails at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

Young learners can practice counting objects, comparing sizes, and learning colors with their favorite crew of tank engines. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 24th | 10AM – 12PM

Bring your child aged 2-5 to 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken for art-making. Learn more here.


BookBike Yoga Story Time at Elysian Park

Thursday, August 24th | 10:30AM

Catch the BookBike every Thursday with a children’s storytime. This event will be held at 1001 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, August 25th | 10AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with children. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Pavonia’s Music Club at Pavonia Branch

Tuesday, August 29th | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Join a song-circle-style jam session, guests can bring their instrument, voice, or listening ears. This event will be held at 326 8th Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Wednesday, August 30th | 10AM

These music and puppet shows incorporate important social skills, early academics, thinking skills, motor skills, and self-expression. This event will be held at 510 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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This dog-friendly events section is brought to you by Doggie Road Trippin’. Follow on Instagram here.

  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | August 24th; Learn more here.
  • Mutts on Main Puppy Social — Denville | August 24th; Learn more here.
  • Hackensack Brewing Vinyl Thursdays — Hackensack | August 24th; Learn more here.
  • Union Farmer’s Market — Union | August 24th; Learn more here.
  • Parsippany Farmers Market — Parsippany | August 25th; Learn more here.
  • Ice Cream Social at Mutts on Main — Denville | August 25th; Learn more here.
  • Yappy Hour at Wonder Bar — Asbury Park | August 26th + August 2th7; Learn more here.
  • Van Vorst Farmers Market — Jersey City | August 26th; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | August 26th; Learn more here.
  • Bedminster Farmers Market — Bedminster | August 26th; Learn more here.
  • Wayne Farmers Market — Wayne | August 26th; Learn more here.
  • Barks + Brews at Ale House Hosted by Doggie Road Trippin’ | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • NJ Wiener Meetup at Hamilton Park — Jersey City | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • Clinton Community Farmers Market — Clinton | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • West End Farmers Market — Hackettstown | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • Garden State Plaza Farmers Market Hosted by Mega Bite — Paramus | August 27th; Learn more here.
  • Farmers Market at Church Square Park — Hoboken | August 29th; Learn more here

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Freedom Liberty 75-Minute Cruise at Pier 78

Ongoing

Hop aboard on a boat ride where you can enjoy an open roof deck and witness the New York skyline and have a selfie opportunity with the Statue of Liberty. This event will be held at 455 12th Avenue in New York City. Learn more here.


Afternoon Tea in New York City

Ongoing

Join a journey of sight, sound, and taste, as guests explore New York in their own mobile tea room. This event will be held in New York City. Learn more here.


Public Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

Thursday, August 24th | 12PM – 12:45PM

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a leisurely stroll in the gardens. This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Horizon Sounds of The City Hosted by NJPAC

Thursday, August 24th | 6PM

Bilal will be performing. This event will be held at Chambers Plaza on NJPAC grounds in Newark. Learn more here.


The Water Table: Private Dining Experience at Stone House

Thursday, August 24th | 7PM – 9PM

Enjoy four rounds of small plates and light bites as they delicately float around the table, paired with your choice of drink to sip on. This event will be held at 50 Stirling Road in Warren. Learn more here.


Lips + Sips at The Rose

Thursday, August 24th | 7:30PM – 10PM

Celebrate the launch of ESW Beauty’s new product line. This event will be held at 160 West 25th Street in New York. Learn more here.


Family Art Project: Re-Story the Land at Wave Hill

Saturday, August 26th + Sunday, August 27th | 10AM – 1PM

Create a story mobile of your favorite spots at Wave Hill using natural materials and paper cutouts. This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Dragon Fest in New York City

Saturday, August 26th + Sunday, August 27th | 10AM – 6PM

The first and largest outdoor Chinese food and culture festival will be held at Broadway + East 12th Street on Saturday and then at 4th Ave (12th – 13th Street) on Sunday in New York City. Learn more here.


Sky Bloom at The Edge

Ongoing

Step into an immersive floral display created by floral artist Ivie Joy. This event will be held at 30 Hudson Yards in New York. Learn more here.


INTER_ Interactive Art Experience

Ongoing

This event will be held at 415 Broadway in New York City. Learn more here.


Photoshoots at The Floral Escape

Ongoing

The Floral Wonderland is an interactive exhibition designed for photoshoots, video shoots, and capturing every memorable moment while immersed in florals. The Floral Escape is located at One Garden State Plaza in Paramus. Learn more here.


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The RiseUp Tournament 2023 at Skyway Golf Course

Monday, August 28th | 9AM – 2PM

Join Women Rising’s annual RiseUp Tournament to help support the important work in Hudson County. This event will be held at 515 Duncan Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Powerhouse Street Club’s Weekly Warm-Up at Departed Soles

Monday, August 28th | 6:45PM

The Monday warm-up is a weekly run/walk designed to prepare you for the week, with a 3.5-mile route that’s an out-and-back course from Departed Soles Brewery to the Water’s Soul Statue. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Sabrina at The Fit Club

Tuesday, August 29th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

This event will be held at 1301 Adams Street C3 in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fitness in The Park at Pier A Park

Tuesday, August 29th | 7PM – 8PM

Sweet Science Lab will be hosting a kettlebell/bodyweight intervals class. This event will be held at 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Acoustic Wednesday’s On The Roof at 902 Brewing Co.

Wednesday, August 30th | 7PM

902 Brewing Co. hosts a different artistic weekly on their rooftop patio. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Wednesday, August 30th | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 54 Coles Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music Wednesdays at Backstage Lounge

Wednesday, August 30th | 7:30PM – 10:30PM

This weekly musical event will be held at 1039 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Back-to-School Anxiety: Strategies for Parents and Caregivers Webinar on Zoom

 Wednesday, August 30th | 8:30PM – 9PM

This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


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Hoboken Historical Museum | Hoboken

With the ability to accept a limited number of guests + to participate safely in city-wide events, the Hoboken Historical Museum is periodically in need of volunteers. To check if a need comes up + slots are available, check the sign-up form here. Volunteers are usually needed to set up information pamphlets, welcome registered guests, organize literature, + more. Learn more here.


Hudson County Latino Foundation | Kearny

With the main mission “to improve the lives of residents in Hudson County and to reduce the socio-economic gap for marginalized groups,” this organization has created partnerships, hosted events, + built up the community in ways that truly make a difference. Throughout the year, there are various events + projects where volunteers are needed. Learn more here.


The Community Food Bank of New Jersey | Hillside

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of Feeding America®, is the leading anti-hunger + anti-poverty organization in the state. What started as a modest enterprise in the back of founder Kathleen DiChiara’s station wagon in downtown Newark in 1975 became an incorporated non-profit in 1982 and has grown to two warehouse facilities in Hillside + Egg Harbor Township. Learn more here.


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