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80 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | August 3-6, 2023

by Hoboken Girl Team
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The month of August has officially kicked off in Hudson County. With the weather still sunny and warm, there are many happenings occurring to enjoy what’s left of the summer season. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with an Emo Night Brooklyn at White Eagle Hall, Balance + Brushes at Common Earth Company, Jersey City Night Market at City Hall, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend August 3rd through August 6th, 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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The Agency’s Open House Weekend

Saturday, August 5th and Sunday, August 6th | VIEW LISTING

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The Agency’s newest listing at 101 Yantacaw Brook Road in Montclair is debuting this Friday and will be hosting open house events on Saturday, August 5th and Sunday, August 6th with listing agent Carolyn Studham. This New England-Style Farmhouse Colonial is nestled in the heart of Upper Montclair and boasts six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms with a newly added bluestone paver patio. With nearly an acre of exterior space and 3,400 sq ft of refined living space, the home showcases red and white oak flooring, sophisticated millwork, 7”-12″ ceilings, French-style doors and in-swing windows, gas and electric fireplaces, a cedar closet, and more. Not to mention, the backyard is a perfect oasis with three decks, two stone patios, an outdoor fireplace, a heated gunite pool, and a basketball court.

Click here to view the listing, call 908-902-8271 or email carolyn.studham@theagencyre.com directly to schedule a private showing.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, August 4th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 5tth 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 4th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 5th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM. Saturday’s 6:30PM show is a special Jersey City Pride event and all are welcome to celebrate and enjoy the laughs. All shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Netflix, Sirius XM, Jersey City Comedy Festival, Last Comic Standing, Big Sky Fest, Comedy Central, Full Frontal, Oxygen, Dimbloopers, and Showtime. Show tickets $25 for all shows plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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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Parmagianni Pizza Pop Up at Anthropologie Hoboken

Sunday, August 13th from 12:00PM – 5:00PM | PREORDER NOW

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Parmagianni is hosting a pizza pop up in Hoboken on Sunday, August 13th from 12:00PM-5:00PM at Anthropologie, located at 412 Washington Street. The pop up menu includes four pizza choices including the Two Stripe Life pie (NUMU mozzarella, house-made pizza sauce, whole leaf basil, and grated parmesan), Speciality pie Frankie Blue Eyes (NUMU mozzarella, blueberry lemon preserves, caramelized shallots, house-made tofu ricotta, fresh thyme, grated parmesan and honee drizzle), Specialty pie The Wolfgang (NUMU Mozzarella, baby broccoli with lemon and garlic, sauteed red onion, house-made tofu ricotta, pesto drizzle, grated parmesan and pink Himalayan sea salt) and Specialty pie Uncle Tony (NUMU mozzarella, house-made pizza sauce, Beyond Meat Italian sausage, sauteed peppers and onions and grated parmesan). Plus, all pizzas are 100% vegan and can be made gluten free. Pre-orders for the pop up are recommended so make sure to get your orders in ASAP and let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to preorder your pie for the pizza pop up and click here to learn about Parmagianni.

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El Gordo Sauces’ Anniversary Event at Cavany Foods

Saturday, August 5th from 2:00PM-5:00PM | RSVP NOW

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El Gordo Sauces, the sister company of El Gordo Peruvian Eatery, is celebrating the anniversary of its first product launch, The Peruvian Green Sauce and its retail debut this weekend. Happening this Saturday from 2:00PM-5:00PM at Cavany Foods, located at 235 Grand Street in Jersey City, the free event will include small bites, a champagne toast,  free giveaways throughout the event , and a chance to meet and support local Hispanic-owned businesses. Plus, you can receive 15% off any El Gordo Sauce purchase when you use the code ‘HobokenGirl15’ online.

Click here to RSVP to the anniversary event and click here to start shopping and learn more about El Gordo Sauces.

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The Hoboken Girl‘s Business Owners Networking Night at YogaRenew

Wednesday, August 9th from 6PM-8PM | REGISTER NOW

HG YOGA RENEW OWNER NETWORKING NIGHT

The Hoboken Girl is partnering with YogaRenew to host a Business Owners Networking Night on August 9th, where Hudson County business owners can meet like-minded entrepreneurs and make some new friends. The event will take place Wednesday, August 9th from 6PM-8PM at YogaRenew’s downtown space at 12 Hudson Place in Hoboken, with all proceeds of registration going to Wise Animal Rescue.

Click here to register for the event, and click here to learn more about HG’s Business Owners Networking Night.

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The Local Girl Real Estate Listings

Live Now | BROWSE THE DIRECTORY

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To make home hunting that much simpler, our parent brand The Local Girl has launched a Real Estate Listings Directory. The directory is an ever-growing, curated list of real estate properties throughout New Jersey, from Hoboken, Jersey City, + down to the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re looking for a new house, condo, or rental, or you’re looking to list your property as a realtor or owner, we’re here to help you find your way home.

Click here to browse The Local Girl’s real estate listings directory and click here to learn more about how it works.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, August 3rd | 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 3rd | 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 3rd | 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.


ESL Short Film Night at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 3rd | 6PM

This film night allows ESL learners of all levels to practice English in a friendly and relaxed environment. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Berry Lane Concert Series at Berry Lane Park

Thursday, July 27th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

El Grup K’ndela will be performing in this weekly concert series. This event will be held at 1000 Garfield Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


A Benefit For Ukraine Mutual Aid at Pet Shop

Thursday, August 3rd | 7PM – 11PM

Look At My Records! + Ukraine Mutual Aid is hosting an event that will feature performances, drink specials, and Ukraine Mutual Aid merch. This event will be held at 193 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, August 3rd | 8PM – 11PM

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


Sean Tobin at Fox + Crow

Thursday, August 3rd | 8PM – 11PM

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


Kahn Media Law Intensive

Friday, August 4th | 10AM

Know what it’s like working for an entertainment law firm from Kahn Media Law’s attorneys and hear from real-life clients to find out what they don’t cover in law school. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Book Swap Adult Read at West Bergen Branch

Friday, August 4th | 12PM – 4PM

Bring in your favorite book or library book and swap it out for a new book. This event will be held at 546 West Side Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, August 4th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Emo Night Brooklyn at White Eagle Hall

Friday, August 4th | 9PM

The traveling dance party, Emo Night Brooklyn will be celebrating emo + pop punk tunes. This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Toy Machine at Willie McBride’s

Friday, August 4th | 11PM

This musical event will be held at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Swiftie Saturdays at Boots + Bones

Saturday August 5th | Various times

Listen to new, old, and classic hits by Taylor Swift. This event will be held at 116 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Uptown Farmer’s Market in Hoboken

Saturday, August 5th | 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 Sam A.M.

Saturday, August 5th | 10AM – 12PM

Enjoy a weekly coffee and pastries catch-up, hosted by The Meet Up Crew. RSVP is required. This event will be held at 112 Morris Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Balance + Brushes at Common Earth Company

Saturday, August 5th | 10AM – 1PM

A morning featuring a fun mini + me yoga, art, and pizza party. This event will be held at 99 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, August 5th | 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.


Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, August 5th | 1PM – 6PM

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


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, August 5th | 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.


Jersey City Night Market at City Hall

Saturday, August 5th | 3PM – 9PM

Enjoy a night out filled with food trucks, food vendors, music, dancing, and more at 280 Grove Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Vertical Horizons Opening Reception at Art House Gallery

Saturday, August 5th | 5PM – 8PM

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.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, August 5th | 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.


Los Nuevos Reyes Del Reggaeton at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, August 4th | 10PM 

Music by Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, and Feid will be played all night. This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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OceanXplorer at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

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 6th | 8AM – 8PM

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.


Peach Pie Contest + Festival at Riverview Park

Sunday, August 6th | 10AM – 2PM

Riverview Farmers Market is hosting a contest that features bakers competing for the title of Best Peach Pie (or Cobbler) using Jersey peaches. This event will be held at 498 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Salsa + Bachata Brunch at Panela

Sunday, August 6th | 12:30PM + 2:30PM

Two brunches, salsa + bachata brunch featuring a 2-course brunch, bottomless bubbly, and an hour of dance instruction. This event will be held at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Pride with Your Pup at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, August 6th | 2PM – 6PM

This Jersey City Pride Month event will feature a doggy pride-style costume contest, DJ, and live entertainment. This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Industry Night at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, August 5th | 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.


Summer Fest Music Series at Liberty State Park

Sunday, August 6th | 6PM – 8PM

Listen to Debra Devi perform classic rock + Americana at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. 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 3rd | 10AM – 12PM

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


BookBike Story Time at Elysian Park

Thursday, August 3rd | 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 with Hoboken Jack + Bill Curran at Hoboken Historical Museum

Sunday, August 6th | 11:30AM – 12:30PM

A storytime surrounding the book, BOOP! by Bea Birdsong, read by Hoboken Jack + Bill Curran. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Wednesday, August 9th | 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 3rd; Learn more here.
  • Paragon Tap and Table IPA Day Yappy Hour — Clark | August 3rd; Learn more here.
  • Hackensack Brewing Vinyl Thursdays — Hackensack | August 3rd; Learn more here.
  • Union Farmer’s Market — Union | August 3rd; Learn more here.
  • Parsippany Farmers Market — Parsippany | August 4th; Learn more here.
  • Yappy Hour at Wonder Bar — Asbury Park | August 5th + August 6th; Learn more here.
  • Van Vorst Farmers Market — Jersey City | August 5th; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | August 5th; Learn more here.
  • Bedminster Farmers Market — Bedminster | August 5th; Learn more here.
  • Wayne Farmers Market — Wayne | August 5th; Learn more here.
  • Clinton Community Farmers Market — Clinton | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • Dog Days of Summer PAWty at the Ale House hosted by Doggie Road Trippin — Hoboken | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • West End Farmers Market — Hackettstown | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • NJ Wiener Meetup in Hamilton Park — Jersey City | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • Garden State Plaza Farmers Market Hosted by Mega Bite — Paramus | August 6th; Learn more here.
  • Farmers Market at Church Square Park — Hoboken | August 8th; 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.


Horizon Sounds of The City Hosted by NJPAC

Thursday, August 3rd | 6PM

Bandleader Edgar Joel and singer Anthony Colón will be performing. This event will be held at Chambers Plaza on NJPAC grounds in Newark. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, August 4th | Various times

Films like Return to Dust, Kokomo City, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Artisan Market at Hudson Lights Park

Saturday, August 5th | 12PM – 5PM

Local makers + artists will be selling their unique, hand-crafted creations at this market. This event will be held between Schlosser Street and Hudson Street in Fort Lee. Learn more here.


Gotham x Philly x Garden State Double Header at Inline Skating Club of America

Saturday, August 5th | 6:15PM – 11PM

Check out Philadelphia Roller Derby vs Gotham All-Stars and Garden State Roller Derby’s Ironbound Maidens vs Philadelphia Roller Derby’s B-Team. This event will be held at 170 Schuyler Avenue in North Arlington. Learn more here.


Summer Concerts at Hudson Yards

Wednesday, August 9th | 6PM

Alexander 23 will be performing at the Wells Fargo Stage at Hudson Yards in New York City. Learn more here.


Sommelier Series: Sparkling Wine Tasting at Stone House

Wednesday, August 9th | 6:30PM – 8PM

Enjoy this sparkling wine tasting at 50 Stirling Road in Warren. 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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Powerhouse Street Club’s Weekly Warm-Up at Departed Soles

Monday, August 7th | 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 Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, August 8th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


Six-Week Mindfulness Series at Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, August 8th | 2PM

Join a weekly mindfulness meditation practice, beginners + experienced practitioners are welcome. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Puerto Rican Flag Raising Ceremony at The Historical Brennan Courthouse

Tuesday, August 8th | 5PM

This event will be held at 583 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


An Evening of Promise at Van Vorst Church

Wednesday, August 9th | 4:30PM – 7:30PM

A celebratory fundraiser cocktail party will be held honoring Hudson County Commissioner Bill O’Dea and his team. This event will be held at 39 Erie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


La Festa Italiana in Jersey City

Wednesday, August 9th | 5PM – 11PM

The first day of this Italian festival will kick off with food, drinks, live bands, and more fun. This event will be held at 6th and Brunswick Streets in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, August 9th | 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.


Salsa 4 Week Series at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, August 9th | 7PM – 7:45PM

This class series will focus on Salsa at a Beginner/Intermediate level for four weeks. This event will be held at 189 Brunswick Street 3rd Floor in Jersey City. Learn more here.


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Wednesday, August 9th | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 54 Coles Street in Jersey City. 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. 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 JC + 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.


The Hoboken Shelter | Hoboken

The Hoboken Shelter hosts 50 guests nightly + serves more than 1,000 meals throughout the week. As a full-service community partner, the Hoboken Shelter is a necessary resource within the neighborhood. The Shelter is always in need of donations + support to help keep its doors open and welcoming to its guests. Learn more here.


Liberty Humane Society | Jersey City

The Liberty Humane Society is an open-admission shelter contracted by Jersey City, Hoboken, + Bayonne that takes in strays day or night, medically assesses the animals, gives them vaccinations + microchips, spays or neuters them, + gets them socially prepared for lifelong adoptions. Volunteers help the shelter run smoothly, increase adoptions, + help make the animals happier. Learn more here.


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