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107 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | December 15-18

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Christmas is coming up next weekend — which means it’s time to finish your shopping and make plans for the upcoming holidays. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like Christmas caroling through the neighborhood with the Hoboken Historical Museum, a Hoboken Christmas Coffee Crawl hosted by Hoboken Grace, a last-minute gift pop-up at 902 Brewing, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, December 15th – December 18th, 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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Coworking Memberships + Day Passes at Sweven Hoboken

Available Now | BOOK A TOUR

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Sweven Hoboken, located at 33-41 Newark Street, 5th floor in Hoboken, is a coworking space with membership tiers and day pass options designed for travelers and individuals to small teams. The downtown space features single occupancy nooks, private dens for up to eight people, communal shared office space, and amazing amenities including a state-of-the-art podcast parlor, a cafe stocked by Antique Bar & Bakery, a conference room and private Hush Booths. Plus, Sweven Hoboken membership perks also include gym membership, wellness programming, art & music events, networking opportunities, and more.

Click here to view membership options and click here to learn more about Sweven Hoboken.

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Hoboken Business Alliance + Main Street Pops’ Holiday Extravaganza

Sunday, December 18th from 11:00AM-4:00PM | LEARN MORE

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Hoboken Business Alliance and Main Street Pops’ Holiday Extravaganza is happening this Sunday, December 18th from 11:00AM-4:00PM at 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken (under the 14th Street Viaduct). The event will feature 125+ local artisans and Hoboken small businesses, festive food + beverages, and roaming entertainment from Mile Square Theatre and Cantigas Women’s Choir. Holiday Extravaganza will also include fun activities for the entire family including live ice carving, carousel rides, a holiday DJ Dance Party by DJ Tim Dawg Nelson, and a new holiday passport program where shoppers can earn passport stamps from vendors and be entered to win holiday prizes from Hoboken businesses.

Click here to learn more about the holiday event and new Holiday Passport Program from Hoboken Business Alliance and Main Street Pops.

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Aspen Prime Medspa’s Holiday Promotions

Available until Saturday, January 7th, 2023 | BOOK APPOINTMENT

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Aspen Prime Medspa, located at 74 Hudson Street in Hoboken, provides full-service anti-aging and augmentation services. For the holiday season, the medspa is currently offering a $9/unit Botox special, as well as a $299 Microneedling special with skinpen (new clients only) when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ in-person or when booking your appointment until Thursday, January 7th.

Click here to book an appointment and learn more about Aspen Prime Medspa.

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HDSID’s Happy Holiday Market

Saturday, December 17th and Sunday, December 18th from 12:00PM-6:00PM | LEARN MORE

Happy Holiday Market

This weekend, HDSID’s Happy Holiday Market is taking place on Saturday + Sunday from 12:00PM-6:00PM at the Grove PATH Plaza and The Ashford Rooftop in downtown Jersey City. The festive open-air market and heated rooftop event will feature over 40 local artisans, live music,and eats from around town all weekend long. Not to mention, there will be a human-size snow globe at the market on Sunday, December 18th.

Click here to learn more about the Happy Holiday Market and click here to learn more about HDSID.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, December 16th at 8PM + Saturday, December 17th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | 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 shows on Friday, December 16th at 8:00PM and Saturday, December 17th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, The Drew Barrymore Show, Footloose, winner of The Apollo, NY Comedy Fest, and Netflix. 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).

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 Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide Winners

Ongoing | VIEW THE WINNERS

BEST OF 2022

We asked, you nominated, voted + FINALLY the winners for our Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide have been announced. Congratulations to all that were nominated — and especially to the 2022 winners!

Click here to view the list of winners of HG’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, December 15th | 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 15th | 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 15th + Friday, December 16th | 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.


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, December 15th | 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.


Winter Art Show at Mission 50 Featuring Alise Lobelsohn

Thursday, December 15thh | 5PM – 7PM

Brooklyn-based artist Alise Loebelsohn will be premiering her solo art exhibition with a free-to-the-public reception. This event will be held at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks: A Guided Tour of ‘The Avenue’ Exhibit with Bob Foster + Rand Hope Hosted by Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, December15th | 7PM

Museum director Bob Foster + collections manager Rand Hoppe will give one final walk-through of the museum’s Main Gallery exhibit, “The Avenue: A History of Washington Street.” This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


NJ Devils Group Outing to Prudential Center Hosted by Hoboken Social Club

Thursday, December 15th | 7PM

Cheer on the Devils + enjoy a night of hockey, food, and fun. Each ticket covers a seat and $10 voucher for food + drink. This event will be held at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Moms Night Out in Jersey City: Holiday Party at Downtown Med Spa Hosted by JCFamilies + Jersey City Moms

Thursday, December 15th | 8PM – 10PM

Mom can step out on the town for a night of pampering, including mini facials, small bites, and beverages (alcoholic and non). This event will be held at 115 Christopher Columbus Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, December 15th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Jersey City Moms Night Out Hosted by JC Families

Thursday, December 15th | 8PM – 10PM

This event includes include mini facials, drinks, hors d’oeuvrs, a dessert table, and more, and will be held at Downtown Med Spa, 115 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol at Mile Square Theatre

Ongoing | 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 16th + Saturday, December 17th

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.


Hoboken Community Center Food Pantry Distribution

Friday, December 16th | 10AM – 12:30PM

This event will be held at three locations throughout Hoboken: 221 Jackson Street, 124 Grand Street, and 1301 Washington Street. Learn more here.


Jersey City Nutcracker at The Nimbus Art Center

Friday, December 16th – 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.


An Evening of Magic + Mentalism with Andy Gersh at Corgi Spirits

Friday, December 16th | 7PM – 8PM

Professional Magician Angy Gersh will be giving a special performance that he promises will alter the way we think about magic and mind reading. This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, December 16th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Dinner at Dullboy

Friday, December 16th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 364 Grove Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


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

Friday, December 16th | 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 16th | 7PM

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


The Lemonheads Perform It’s A Shame About Ray at White Eagle Hall

Friday, December 16th | 8:30PM

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


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Hoboken Christmas Coffee Crawl Hosted by Hoboken Grace

Saturday, December 17th | 10:30AM – 12PM

Visit three local coffee shops in Hoboken to try Christmas treats and drinks. This event will be held at 230 Willow Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Jingle Bell 5K + 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, December 17th | 9AM + 10AM

All participants will get a complete Santa suit to run in. This event will be held at 100 Sinatra Drive in Hobooken. Learn more here.


Hoboken SantaCon

Saturday, December 17th | 10AM

Tickets to this event will include free admission at five Hoboken bars and reduced admission to all other participating bars. This event will be held at various locations. Learn more here.


Gingerbread House Decorating at bwè kafe North End Hosted by The Little Acorn Bakery

Saturday, December 17th | 11AM -1PM

DIY gingerbread kits will be offered to guests, which include a house, candy (to decorate and to eat), royal icing, and good times. This event will be held at 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Paws and Clause Picture Day at Hoboken Elks Lodge 74

Saturday, December 17th | 11AM – 3PM

Join Santa and his elves for the perfect Christmas photo-op for your pet. Benefits will go towards Hoboken Elks Lodge #74 Drug Awareness Program. This event will be held at 1005 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HoHoHoboken Holiday Bar Event

Saturday, December 17th | 11AM – 8PM

Local Hoboken bar owners have teamed up to create a new, holiday-themed event. Participating bars include Birch, Green Rock, Texas Arizona, and more. This event will be held at multiple locations. Learn more here.


Singing Santa at Barbes Restaurant

Saturday, December 17th | 11:30PM – 2:30PM

Add a holiday twist to your Saturday brunch plans with singing Santa (photo-ops available, too). This event will be held at 1300 Park Avenue in Hoboken.


Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille

Saturday, December 17th | 12PM – 2PM

Enjoy blues, classic rock, and R+B music at 221 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Last-Minute Gift Pop-Up at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, December 17th | 12PM – 5PM

Secure those last-minute, local gifts including beer to go, and select offerings from Taproom Organics, Hot Lollies, and Reading with Rachel. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, December 17th | 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 17th | 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 17th | 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 17th | 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.


Walkway Pops Hosted by Cynsartshop

Saturday, December 17th | 1PM – 5PM

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


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, December 17th | 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.


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Pompeii: The Immortal City at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, December 18th | Various times

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


Hoboken’s Home for Sunday Football at House of ‘Que

Sunday, December 18th | 11AM -11:59PM

Enjoy Bud Light, High Noon, or mimosa buckets, giveaways, and more at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Santa Claus Comes to Hoboken

Sunday, December 18th | 11AM – 3PM

Santa will begin his route on Jefferson Street between 14th Street and 15th Street and wind his way throughout Hoboken. He will make three pit stops along the way to take photos with residents. This event will take place throughout Hoboken. Learn more here.


Brunch at Grand Vin

Sunday, December 18th | 11AM – 1PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 500 Grand Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Balance + Flow Series: SOLAR PLEXUS at Sol Spirit Yoga + Wellness Hosted by The Purple Thread Co.

Sunday, December 18th | 2PM

The Balance + Flow series is a monthly, live group experience designed for each of the seven energy centers. This event will be held at 523 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Human 2 Human Vendor Market at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, December 18th | 2PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Third Annual Christmas Carols on The Church Steps at St. Peter + Paul Church

Sunday, December 18th | 4PM

The Ss. Peter + Paul Music Ministry will be performing Christmas classics for all to enjoy. This event will be held at 404 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Holiday Banding Concert 2022

Sunday, December 18th | 4PM – 8PM

Listen to local musicians performing their versions of holiday classics as well as some original songs written just for this event. This event will be held at Willie McBride’s, 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Menorah Lighting + Gelt Drop Hosted by Chabad Jewish Center of Hoboken + Jersey City at Hoboken City Hall

Sunday, December 18th | 5PM

Kick off the Jewish Festival of Lights with Mayor Ravi Bhalla and other dignitaries. Chocolate gelt coins will be dropped from a firetruck, and attached to dreidel parachutes. This event will be held at 94 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Drop Off a Letter to Santa in Hoboken at Emme + Max or Prime Real Estate Group

Ongoing Until December 18th

Drop off a letter to Santa with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to receive a response from St. Nick himself. There are two drop-off locations: 1214 Washington Avenue and 98 Park Avenue, both in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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 15th | 10AM – 1PM

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


Story Time Inside! at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, December 15th | 10:30AM – 11AM

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


Kidzmusik Pop Up Music Class — Holiday Edition Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Thursday, December 15th | 4PM – 5PM

Miss Momo from Kidzmusik will guide children in songs with colorful props, real instruments, and costumes at 20 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Peace, Love, + Cupcakes Performed by the Hoboken Children’s Theater Junior Company

Friday, December 16th – Sunday, December 18th | Various Times

Kylie Carson has a big problem: she’s different. And different isn’t necessarily a good thing in 7th grade. This event will be held at 701 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, December 17th | 10AM – 10:45AM

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


Sip Hot Chocolate + Paint Mugs at Hoboken Public Library Grand Street Branch

Saturday, December 17th | 2PM – 4PM

This is a two-part craft — and this Saturday, kids can head to the library to decorate their own mugs for delicious hot cocoa. This event will be held at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Winter Arts + Crafts Sensory Play Date Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Sunday, December 18th | 9AM – 11AM

Enjoy a morning of arts and crafts at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, December 20th | 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.


Bilingual Story Time at Hoboken Public Library Grand Street Branch

Wednesday, December 21st | 3:30PM -4PM

Kids ages 4 and under can tune in to a themed story time with books, songs, a take-home activity, and volunteers reading in Spanish. This event will be held at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Kids’ Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, December 21st | 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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  • 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 15th; Learn more here.
  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | December 15th; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | December 17th; Learn more here.
  • Doggie Santa Con at The Ale House — Hoboken | December 17th; Learn more here.
  • Holiday in The Heights Pop Up Market — Jersey City | December 17th; Learn more here.
  • Ugly Sweater Party at Ashton Brewing — Middlesex | December 17th; Learn more here.
  • Farm to Art Fun Hopatcong Holiday Market at Hopatcong Marketplace — Hopatcong | December 18th; Learn more here.
  • Main Street Pops Holiday Market — Fort Lee | December 18th; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | December 18th; Learn more here.
  • Pet Photos with the Grinch at Camp Bow Wow — Hoboken | December 18th; Learn more here.
  • Pet Photos with Santa + Adoption Event Hosted by New Best Friend Dog Rescue at Summit Dog + Cat Hospital — Summit | December 18th; Learn more here.

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New York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Thursday, December 15th | 7PM

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


Jazz Jams at Clements Place

Thursday, December 15th | 7:30PM

Listen to jazz music at 15 Washington Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, December 16th | Various times

Films like Empire of Light, Avatar: The Way of the Water, 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 16th – Sunday, December 18th | 7PM

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


Duel of the Decades: 80s vs. 90s Live at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, December 16th | 7PM

Two of the greatest cultural eras go head-to-head in an interactive live music competition at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause Performance at Hudson Theatre Works

Saturday, December 17th + Sunday, December 18th | 7:30PM + 1PM

A young girl named Virginia O’Hanlon writes a letter to the editor of the New York Sun, asking him if Santa Clause is real. Frank Church—a reporter on the verge of self-destruction—the task of answering Virginia’s question, and his reply has become one of the world’s most beloved editorials. This event will be held at 80 Hauxhurst Avenue in Weehawken. Learn more here.


Willy Chirino + Leoni Torres at NJPAC

Friday, December 16th | 8PM

These Cuban singers will be at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Various Saturday Events at NJPAC

Saturday, December 17th | Various times

Events like a Kwanzaa Festival, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Jazz + Gingerbread, and more are happening at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Sweet Honey in The Rock: Holiday Show at SOPAC

Saturday, December 17th | 8PM

Sweet Honey in the Rock is an internationally renowned Grammy-nominated a cappella ensemble that will be performing at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Metuchen Cookie Walk at Metuchen High School

Sunday, December 18th | 8AM – 2PM

Bake, buy, and give at this benefit event honors the life and memory of Michael Fuccile, a Metuchen resident who was tragically murdered in 2008. This event will be held at 400 Grove Avenue in Metuchen. Learn more here.


Holiday Pop-Up Market at Porta Montclair

Sunday, December 18th | 11AM – 4PM

Enjoy live music by Dante Max, drinks + brunch, and for-sale items from local artists. This event will be held at 499 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


The Nutcracker: The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine at NJPAC

Sunday, December 18th | 3PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Concert Crave Presents: A Lorna Shore Christmas at The Wellmont Theater

Sunday, December 18th | 5PM

This NJ-native, deathcore band will be performing Christmas hits at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


PSEG True Diversity Series Presents: Women’s Productive Rights at NJPAC

Monday, December 19th | 7PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Jingle All The Way Gingerbread Making Party at Bergen Point Boutique Hosted by WorkinTogetherLLC

Wednesday, December 21st | 6PM – 7:30PM

Enjoy pizza, drinks, cake, and cookies at this family-friendly gingerbread party. This event will be held at 174 Broadway in Bayonne. Learn more here.


Nefesh Mountain Hanukkah Show at SOPAC

Wednesday, December 21st | 7:30PM

This group combines elements of Americana, Appalachian Bluegrass, Celtic Folk, and Eastern European melodies and will be performing a special Hanukkah show at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. 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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Dreidel Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, December 19th | 10AM – 8PM

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


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Monday, December 19th | 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 20th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


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

Tuesday, December 20th | 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.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, December 20th | 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.


Christmas Caroling Through the Neighborhood with Hoboken Historical Museum

Tuesday, December 20th | 6:30PM – 8PM

Join the Hoboken Historical Museum as neighbors abound and stroll through the streets, singing the tune of classic holiday hits, old and new. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bingo at Hudson Hound

Tuesday, December 20th | 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.


The Chanukah Soirée at W Hoboken Hosted by Chabad Young Professionals Hoboken + Jersey City

Tuesday, December 20th | 7:30PM

The Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City community is hosting an event for young Jewish adults at W Hotel, with a Menorah Lighting, an open bar, a sushi bar, and a latke + doughnut station. This event will be held at 225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, December 20th | 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 21st

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 Christopher Wool at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, December 21st | 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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Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps | Hoboken

Getting to and from a healthcare facility in the event of an emergency is not something people think of until the time comes. Thankfully, one non-profit in Hoboken has this covered, but only with the help of volunteers. The Hoboken Ambulance Corps is a 100% volunteer-based, free resource for the community. To keep the organization running, they need volunteers in many capacities. 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 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.


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Where to Get Mulled Wine in North Jersey 

Hudson County Etsy Shops + Creators for Holiday Shopping

Sleighs and Leis — A Tropical Christmas Pop-Up in Jersey City 


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