As you’re wondering how December is already here in Hudson County, fill your calendar with a variety of activities and events happening in the area. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like a singles mixer at The Ashford, the Hoboken City Hall Holiday Craft Fair, Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol at Mile Square Theatre, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, December 1st – December 4th, 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.
Hoboken Business Alliance + Main Street Pops Present Holiday Extravaganza
Sunday, December 18th from 11:00AM-4:00PM | LEARN MORE
Hoboken Business Alliance and Main Street Pops present Holiday Extravaganza happening on Sunday, December 18th from 11:00AM-4:00PM to celebrate the holiday season with a curated collection of 125+ local artisans and Hoboken small businesses offering unique gifts for everyone. The festive event will take place under the 14th Street viaduct in Hoboken and will also feature 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.
Mastani Holistic Center’s Restorative Yoga Workshop + Promotion
Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00AM-1:00PM | SIGN UP
Mastani Holistic Center, located at 2 Marine View Plaza, ground floor (office #5) in Hoboken is hosting its Restorative Yoga Workshop on Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00AM-1:00PM. The workshop seeks to achieve physical, mental, and emotional relaxation with the aid of props as you stimulate, stretch and relax your body through yoga. HG readers can receive 15% off their first workshop at Mastani Holistic Center with the code ‘GrandOpening15’ (one-time use only).
The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand
Friday, December 2nd at 8PM + Saturday, December 3rd at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS
The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has shows on Friday, December 2nd at 8:00PM and Saturday, December 3rd at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, Nickelodeon, SF Fest, NY Comedy Fest, Lost in America Podcast, and the opening act for Maria Bamford and Louis CK. 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).
The Hoboken Girl’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide Finalists
Ongoing until December 9th | VOTE NOW
The finalists for the Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide are in! HG readers have collectively chosen the top three finalists based on who received the most noms in each category — and now it’s your chance to vote for your favorites. You can vote once per day in all categories, now through Friday, December 9th at 11:59PM. The winners will be announced in mid-December once the categories are tallied.
Click here to vote for your favorite businesses and to learn more about HG’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide finalists.
Thursday, December 1st | 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
HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market
Thursday, December 1st | 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.
Jersey City Tree Lighting Ceremony at The City Hall Annex
Thursday, December 1st | 5PM
This event will be held at 1 Jackson Square in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Hoboken Talks: Cristin Cricco-Powell Talks with Rand Hoppe Hosted by Hoboken Historical Museum
Thursday, December 1st | 7PM
Hoboken native and TV producer Cristin Cricco-Powell will chat with Rand Hope about growing up in Hoboken. This event will take place virtually. Learn more here.
Mined Canon Productions’ Peep/Show The Body at SMUSH Gallery
Thursday, December 1st | 8PM
This fun performance invites its audience to take a look through a literal peephole to consider bodily autonomy, addressing pain, and also dancing along. This event will be held at 340 Summit Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Trivia Night at House of ‘Que
Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID
Friday, December 2nd + Saturday, December 3rd
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 2nd | 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.
Tarik Mendes Open Art Studio Hosted by Arthouse JCFridays Art150
Friday, December 2nd | 4PM – 10PM
This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Grayscale + Chill at Grayscale Studios
Friday, December 2nd | 5PM – 10PM
Enjoy a free evening of poetry, music, and art with a photo station. This event will be held at 430 Communipaw Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Crossing Borders to Get Back to My Roots Art Exhibit by Alexandra Alvarez at Art 150 Lobby Gallery
Friday, December 2nd | 6PM – 9PM
Celebrate the opening night of artist Alexandra Alvarez’s first solo exhibit with Latin beats, live drums, and migrant experience. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Party at Corgi Spirits Tasting Room Hosted by CityLive Music
Friday, December 2nd | 7PM – 10PM
CityLive will be hosting a karaoke contest + dance party with prizes up for grabs. This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event
Friday, December 2nd | 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 2nd | 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 2nd | 7PM
Win prizes and enjoy drink specials at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Pork Class with Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbeque
Saturday, December 3rd | 9AM – 11:30AM
Learn how to properly prep + serve pork, with complimentary beverages, a three-meat plate, and a signed BBQ rules book. This event will be held at 618 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
CASA Photos with Santa Event at Choc O Pain Uptown
Saturday, December 3rd | 9AM – 4PM
The Court Appointment Special Advocates (CASA) of Hudson County is hosting a Santa Clause meet-and-greet where guests can get 5-10 digital photos for $50. This event will be held at 1500 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
The City Hall Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, December 3rd + Sunday, December 4th | 11AM – 5PM
Spanning three floors, guests can browse original gift items made by local crafters, artists, and makers, including art, photography, jewelry, and more. This event will be held at 94 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
All About Mushrooms with Dr. Lindsay Chimileski at LifeCap Farms
Saturday, December 3rd | 12PM – 3:30PM
Tune into to lecture from herbalist, acupuncturist, and naturopath Dr. Lindsay Chimileski about mushrooms. This event will be held at 182 Broadway Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille
Saturday, December 3rd | 12PM – 2PM
Enjoy blues, classic rock, and R+B music at 221 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Saturday, December 3rd | 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.
Make Your Own Book Ornament at Hoboken Public Library
Saturday, December 3rd | 1PM
Adults and seniors are invited to celebrate year-long reading with a book ornament. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.