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74 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | August 25-28

by Samantha Impaglia
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Hudson County is still soaking up the last few weeks of summer with a variety of happenings. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival, Le Dîner en Blanc, reggae night at Fox + Crow, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, August 25th – August 28th.

Disclaimer: These events are included editorially as a community resource, and 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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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, August 27th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS

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Dorrian’s Red Hand located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City is hosting two comedy shows on Saturday, August 27th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Ben Rosenfeld from The Nick Cannon Show and TikTok, Will Purpura from West End Comedy Fest, and Boris Khaykin from Amazon’s Red Oaks. Show tickets purchased online in-advance of the show are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door with a 2 item minimum per person. Additional shows with other comedians will take place every Saturday night. Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to buy tickets, click here to learn more about Dorrian’s Red Hand, and click here to learn more about The Laugh Tour.

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The Hoboken Girl’s Real Estate Directory

Just Launched | BROWSE DIRECTORY

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The Hoboken Girl readers are always seeking recommendations on everything from real estate rental buildings and condos for sale in the North Jersey area, so we thought it’d be helpful to create a guide to these buildings and homes. Meet our new Real Estate Directory, a curated (and ever-growing) list of real estate buildings in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the greater North Jersey area. Discover these local real estate properties, compare and connect for tours, and keep checking back as the directory will be updated on a routine basis with new listings.

Check out the directory and browse properties here, and to learn more about HG’s Real Estate Directory, click here.

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Thursday, August 25th

This Parisian-inspired pop-up picnic will be held at a secret location. Registration for this event is required. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, August 25th | 7:15AM

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


Skin + Body Event at Evolve Med Spa

Thursday, August 25th | 10AM – 8PM

Enjoy exclusive promotions, live treatment demonstrations, giveaways, and light refreshments at Evolve’s Hoboken and Jersey City locations. Learn more here.


Teen Karaoke at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 25th | 1PM – 4PM

This event will be held in the TeenZone, 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, August 25th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the spring/summer market of 2022. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Music on the Porch at The Barrow Mansion

Thursday, August 25th | 6PM – 8PM

Listen to Grey Murphy and T.K. Blue at 83 Wayne Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Nucky’s Comedy Show at Hudson Hound

Thursday, August 25th | 6:30PM

Enjoy a comedy show in a speakeasy at 8 Erie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 25th | 7PM – 8PM

Hoboken-born writer Paul Drexel talks with Bob Foster at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, August 25th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Concerts in the Park Hosted by The City of Hoboken + Hoboken Police Department

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9PM

Krystal will be performing at Sinatra Park, Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Thursday at White Eagle Hall

Thursday, August 25th | 7PM

This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Reggae Night Featuring The Brooklyners at Fox + Crow

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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

Computers 4 People Open House at Wicked Wolf

Thursday, August 25th | 7PM – 10PM

This local non-profit will be donating its 1,000th computer at 120 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Yappy Hour at Schmitty’s Hosted by Hoboken Social Club

Thursday, August 25th | 7:30PM – 10:30PM

Bring your furry friends for drinks at 359 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Darkside Comedy at Brightside Tavern

Thursday, August 25th | 8:30PM – 10:30PM

A lineup of professional comedians at 141 Bright Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.

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Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, August 26th + Saturday, August 27th

This event will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City and includes an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. Learn more here.


National Dog Day Craft Grab + Go at Jersey City Free Public Library

Friday, August 26th | 1PM – 4PM

This event will be held at The Heights Branch, 14 Zabriskie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, August 26th | 7PM – 12AM

Groove to country music by DJ Big Country all night long at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Adult Drag Queen Story Hour + Bingo Hosted by Jersey City Pride at White Eagle Hall

Friday, August 26th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event is hosted by Harmonica Sunbeam, and will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music with Dan Kassel at Corgi Spirits

Friday, August 26th | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

This solo cello player will be prefroming at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, August 26th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, August 26th | 7PM 

Win prizes and enjoy drink specials at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Comedy Jam at 902 Brewing

Friday, August 26th | 7PM – 11PM

A night of laughs, networking, and good vibes on the rooftop at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Community Painting Event of the Pride Crosswalk at Hoboken City Hall

Saturday, August 27th | 8AM – 2PM

This event will be held outside Hoboken City Hall at Newark and Washington Streets. Learn more here.


Cardio + Strength Super Sculpt with Larissa at The Fit Club

Saturday, August 27th | 9AM – 9:50AM

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


Yoga Morning Session at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, August 27th | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

This event will be held at 1423 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, August 27th | 11AM – 6PM

Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of local vendors at Harborside Place at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Pride Equality March at City Hall Hosted by Jersey City Pride

Saturday, August 27th | 12PM – 1:30PM

This event will be held at 280 Grove Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Pride Day Drag Brunch at Hudson Hound Hosted by Jersey City Pride

Saturday, August 27th | 12PM – 3PM

Enjoy music, a DJ, food, drink specials and more at 8 Erie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, August 27th | 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.


21st Anniversary Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival

Saturday, August 27th | 1PM – 9PM

This festival will be held on the Grove Street PATH Plaza and Newark Avenue between Grove Street and Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Summer is Forever Hosted by Walkway Pops + Urban Pop-Up Market at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, August 27th | 1PM – 6PM

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


Pride Luau at Pint Hosted by Jersey City Pride

Saturday, August 27th | 1PM – 3AM

Enjoy Pride-tails, beach fun, prizes, and more at 34 Wayne Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, August 27th | 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.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, August 27th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Adrian Danon at Fox + Crow

Saturday, August 27th | 8PM – 10PM

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

Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival After Party at Six26

Saturday, August 27th | 9PM – 2AM

Enjoy drag shows, entertainment, giveaways, drink specials, and more at 128 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Pride After Dark at Porta Hosted by Jersey City Pride

Saturday, August 27th | 9PM – 1AM

Enjoy a drag show, pop-up bar, and more at 135 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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The Great Train Set at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, August 28th | Various times

Check out this new exhibit that captures the wonder of the Lackawanna Railroad at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Wine + Pearls at Halifax

Sunday, August 28th | Various times

Enjoy a new specially curated wine list that highlights oyster-friendly sparkling and white wines at 225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Sunday, August 28th | 8AM – 6PM

Enjoy a vehicle-free Sinatra Drive between 4th Street and Hudson Street and Sinatra Drive North from Sinatra Drive to 12th Street. Learn more here.


Community Bike Ride Hosted by Bike Hoboken

Sunday, August 28th | 11AM

The location of this event varies month by month. Learn more here.


Preseason Football at Pilsner Haus

Sunday, August 28th | 1PM – 3PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


90s House Party Brunch 2.0 at Six26 Hosted by Jersey City Pride

Sunday, August 28th | 12PM – 4PM

This event includes guest star showgirls, prizes, and more, and will be held at 128 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Pilates in the Park Hosted by Pier A Pilates

Sunday, August 28th | 2PM

This weekly exercise class will be held at Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


The Art Session: Mirror Affirmations at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, August 28th | 2PM – 7PM

Enjoy an outdoor DIY epoxy class at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Jazz Hosted by Winard Harper + Friends at Moore’s Lounge

Sunday, August 28th | 7PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 189 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 25th | 10AM – 1PM

Bring your child aged 2-5 to 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken for art-making. Learn more here.


Story Time in Church Square Park Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 25th | 10:30AM – 11AM

This storytime will be held at 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Let’s Make a Mess Sensory Class Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Thursday, August 25th | 4PM – 4:45PM

A sensory and STEAM-based exploratory class. This event will be held at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, August 26th | 10:30AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Mini + Me Peppa Pig Tea Party Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Saturday, August 27th | 4PM – 6PM

Dance, sing, create crafts, and enjoy tasty bites at 20 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, 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.


Spanish Songs + Stories at All Saints Day School

Tuesday, August 30th | 2PM – 2:30PM

Enjoy songs and stories for the little ones on the lawn at the Early Childhood Center. This event will be held at 527 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Make + Create Workshop Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Wednesday, August 31st | 3PM – 4PM

A STEAM-based drop-off class at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Kids Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, August 31st | 5:30PM – 6:15PM

This class will be held at 189 Brunswick Street, 3rd Floor, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: Dazz Band at NJPAC

Thursday, August 25th | 6PM

This band will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, August 26th

Films like Three Minutes: A Lengthening, Breaking, Three Thousand Years of Longing, Funny Pages, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, August 26th | 8PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Live Music at Governors Island Day Trip

Saturday, August 27th | 10AM – 4PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at Governors Island in New York. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Christopher Cross: 40th Anniversary Tour at The Wellmont Theater

Saturday, August 27th | 8PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Kadim Al Sahir at NJPAC

Saturday, August 27th | 9PM

This singer, songwriter, and poet will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


NYC Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

Sunday, August 28th | 9AM

Witness the majestic presence of large whales splashing in their natural habitat. The departure for this excursion is at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


South Orange Summer Nights at SOPAC

Wednesday, August 31st

Enjoy free concerts, food trucks, activities, and more at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park, 100 N Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Learn more here.


Photoshoots at The Floral Escape

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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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Snail Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, August 29th | 10AM – 8PM

Pick up a craft at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, August 30th | 6PM – 8PM

Writers read a portion of their stories, a complete poem, or just attend to be part of a fun, creative community and to share supportive feedback. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Ice Cream at Ample Hills Creamery

Tuesday, August 30th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 200v Greene Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, August 30th | 9PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 94-98 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, August 31st

This event features a free summer weekly music series featuring a wide variety of musicians and performers. It will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Queer as Folk Screening, Social Mixer, + Resource Fair at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, August 31st | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Mix and mingle with resources and mocktails at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, August 31st | 6:30PM

Relax, make friends, and play chess. This event is BYOB and for people 18 and up. No RSVP is required. This event will be held at 1039 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Blushtan Hoboken – New Cyro EMS Treatments

Blushtan, located at 161 4th Street in Hoboken, is a go-to spot for organic spray tans — and it now has Cryo EMS Treatments. Mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ to receive any of their end of summer deals including $75 off your first Cryo T Shock, $100 off your first Cryo EMS, $200 off any Cryo package, or $15 off spray tans until October 15th, 2022. Learn more here.

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Sojo Spa – Spa Services For Every Season

Sojo Spa, located at 660 River Road in Edgewater, is a multi-level indoor-outdoor spa + bath house, reimagining the traditional Korean bathhouse experience. The volcanic sand bath has now reopened at this spot. Learn more here.

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Union Hall – Endless Summer Vibes

Union Hall, located at 306 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, has amazing views, new summer dishes, and refreshing cocktails. Learn more here.

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Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County | Hoboken + Jersey City

The Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County was founded in 1893 to create a positive place for the youth of Jersey City, NJ. In the 129 years since its founding, the Club has expanded its scope exponentially by offering a mix of nationally developed programs + activities. The Clubs serve more than 2,000 youth ages five to 21 annually in Clubhouses in Jersey City + Hoboken, through a mission to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, + caring citizens of the community. To make a tax-deductible donation to cover costs such as meals, art supplies, or summer camp for a Club Kid, please mail a check to Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County, 225 Morris Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07302 or click here to make an online donation.


Hoboken Public Library Foundation | Hoboken

The Hoboken Public Library provides necessary, educational resources to the community + allows for access to these resources. Many elements of the library rely on the support of community members. The Library is currently accepting donations through both the Friends Organization + Foundation. 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, and built up the community in ways that truly make a difference. Throughout the year, there are various events and projects where volunteers are needed. Learn more here.


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