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63 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | Christmas Weekend 2022

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Christmas weekend is finally here and whether you celebrate or not, we’ve rounded up all of the fun happenings going on in the Hudson County area. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like Latkacon at Play! Hoboken, Holiday Cheers + Craft Beers at 902 Brewing Co., a Winter Wonderland Camp at The Village Edgewater, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, December 22nd – December 25th, 2022.

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 Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, December 23rd at 8:00PM | 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 a show on Friday, December 23rd at 8:00PM. The show is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, Fox Laughs, NY Comedy Fest, The Nick Cannon Show and West Side Comedy. Show tickets purchased online in-advance are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, December 22nd | 7AM

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


Strength Sculpt with Sabrina at The Fit Club

Thursday, December 22nd | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


The You Voice Exhibition at Mana Contemporary

Thursday, December 22nd + Friday, December 23rd | 9AM – 5PM

This powerful work explores the often-contradictory inner voice that both drives and stalls creativity and personal agency. This event will be held at 888 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Raw Projections Pop-Up Holiday Market at House of Blouezz

Thursday, December 22nd | 2PM – 7PM 

Enjoy different kinds of art + handmade goods to score some unique holiday gifts. This event will be held at 195 New York Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here


Final Day for The Avenue: A History of Washington Street Exhibit at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, December 22nd | 2PM – 7PM

Trace almost two centuries of Hoboken’s history through the lens of the city’s main commercial artery. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, December 22nd | 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.


Hoboken Talks: Mister Snitch Holiday Special Hosted by Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, December 22nd | 7PM

The “Mister Snitch” column appeared on the cover of the Hoboken Pictorial, and the column used “blind items,” telling stories about local regular folks and politicians without using names. This event will explore the old column with some festive fun, and will be held virtually. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, December 22nd | 8PM – 11PM

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


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Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol at Mile Square Theatre

Ongoing Until December 24th | Various Times

In this clever and dark retelling of the Dickens classic, Jacob Marley is tasked with helping to redeem his old business partner’s soul and undergoes his own transformation. This event will be held at 1400 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, December 23rd + Saturday, December 24th

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.


Holiday Cheers + Craft Beers at 902 Brewing Co.

Friday, December 23rd | 3PM

Celebrate the holidays with taproom only tappings that are guaranteed to warm you up. There will be gift cards up for grabs, too. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jersey City Nutcracker at The Nimbus Art Center

Friday, December 23rd | 3PM

Presented at the new Nimbus Arts Center, Nimbus Dance will offer 13 performances of its quirky adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic, which takes place in Jersey City and weaves together themes of magic, adventure, family, and friendship. This event will be held at 329 Warren Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Affordable Art Show Closing Party at The Hendrix

Friday, December 23rd | 6PM – 9PM

Browse special pieces that have been curated with gift-giving in mind. All available pieces are $500 and under. This event will be held at 180 Morgan Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, December 23rd | 7PM – 10PM

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


Friday Extended Happy Hour + Live Bands at House of ‘Que

Friday, December 23rd | 7PM – 12AM

Enjoy happy hour and live local bands until 9PM at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, December 23rd | 7PM

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


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Hoboken + Jersey City Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 24th

Various Hoboken + Jersey City restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve. Learn more here.


Pompeii: The Immortal City at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

Check out this new exhibit that explores a first-century Roman town at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


NFL Week 16 at House of ‘Que

Saturday, December 24th | 11AM – 6PM

Brunch will be served from 11AM – 2PM. This event will be held at 304 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, December 24th | 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.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, December 24th | 1PM – 2PM

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.


Saturday Afternoon Belay Certification Class at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, December 24th | 1PM – 3PM

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


Crossing Borders to Get Back to My Roots Art Exhibit by Alexandra Alvarez at Art 150 Lobby Gallery

Saturday, December 24th | 1PM – 5PM

Explore Alexandra Alvarez’s first solo exhibit that investigates the female and migrant experience.. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Hoboken + Jersey City Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Sunday, December 25th

Various Hoboken + Jersey City restaurants will be open on Christmas Day. Learn more here.


Latkacon at Play! Hoboken

Sunday, December 25th | 10AM – 1PM + 1PM – 6PM

The morning session will be a family-friendly day of board + arcade games. At 1PM, the event will gear more towards adults, with all gaming activities (plus darts) available to guests. The event will be held at 1012 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Sunday, December 25th | 7PM – 10PM

Listen to jazz music at 189 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

With a snowflake maze, a sock ice skating rink, a holiday dance party, and more, there’s something for guests of every age to enjoy. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, December 22nd | 10AM – 1PM

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


Santa’s Sleigh Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, December 22nd | 10AM – 8PM

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


Story Time Inside! at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, December 22nd | 10:30AM – 11AM

This story time will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, December 24th | 10AM – 10:45AM

Children ages 1-5 years old can explore their curiosity at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, December 23rd | 10AM – 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.


Winter Wonderland Camp Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Monday, December 26th – Friday, December 30th | 9AM – 11AM

An engaging and educational winter camp for the littles ones will be held at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


The Little Gym’s Winter Camps Hosted by JC Families

Monday, December 26th | 9AM – 12PM + 1PM – 4PM

Each session is filled with adventure, skill-building, crafts, group activities, and more for your little one to enjoy. This event will be held at 380 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, December 27th | 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.


Kids’ Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, December 28th | 5:30PM – 6:15PM

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


dog friendly events

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

  • Back to Nature Home + Garden Market — Basking Ridge | Ongoing; Learn more here.
  • Winter Walk Holiday Lights in Taylor Park — Millburn | Ongoing; Learn more here.
  • Patio Pups at Mainbrook Tavern — Manalapan | December 22nd; Learn more here.
  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | December 22nd; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | December 24th; Learn more here.

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Shimmering Solstice Light Show at Old Westbury Gardens

Ongoing Until January 1, 2023 | Various Times

This interactive light show is open to both children + adults, boasting multiple exhibits and a grand finale in the historic Westbury House. This event will be held at 71 Old Westbury Road in Old Westbury, New York. Learn more here.


New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders

Thursday, December 22nd | 7PM

This NHL game will be held at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in New York City. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, December 23rd | Various times

Films like Babylon, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


NYC Skyline Dinner Cruise

Friday, December 23rd – Sunday, December 25th | 7PM

Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, live music, and more. This event meets at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


HYPERGLOW x This is College — New Jersey “Fall 2022 Tour” at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, December 23rd | 7PM

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


Cirque Dreams Holidaze at NJPAC

Monday, December 26th | 7PM

This electrifying stage spectacular will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience Hosted by National Geographic

Ongoing until Sunday, January 1st | Various Times

Explore the history of King Tut with this self-guided immersive experience. This event will be held at 299 South Street in New York City. Learn more here.


Newark Winter Village at Prudential Center

Ongoing | 1PM – 8PM

Visitors of all ages can enjoy ice skating, go-karts various games + activities, and an open-air marketplace featuring local vendors. This event will be held at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. 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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HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Monday, December 26th | 8PM – 9PM

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


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, December 27th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, December 27th | 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.


Bingo at Hudson Hound

Tuesday, December 27th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 8 Erie Street A in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, December 27th | 9PM – 12AM

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


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, December 28th

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.


 Art With Liz: Lecture + Creative Workshop Hosted by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, December 21st | 10AM– 12PM

Browse the work of Yoshimoto Nara at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


New Year Countdown Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, December 28th | 10AM – 8PM

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


A Holly Jolly Cocktail Crawl in Downtown Jersey City Hosted by Beyond the Plate Food Tour

Wednesday, December 28th | 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Guests will test and asses the many holiday cocktails of Jersey City at three locations: The Archer, Cellar 335, and Pasta Dal Cuore. RSVP is required, with tickets priced at $115 per person.  Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, December 28th | 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.


Tall Tales: A Storytelling Comedy Show at Fox + Crow

Thursday, December 29th | 7PM – 10PM

Max Atonucci + Scott Holt will be hosting featured comedic acts Linette Palladino and Taj Osorio. This event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. 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.


Liberty Humane Society | Jersey City

The Liberty Humane Society is an open admission shelter contracted by Jersey City, Hoboken, + Bayonne to take in strays day or night, medically assess the animals, give them vaccinations + microchips, spay or neuter them, + get them socially prepared for lifelong adoptions. Volunteers help the shelter run smoothly, increase adoptions, + help make the animals happier. 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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