As January settles in, the Hudson County calendar is packed with a variety of winter activities. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like a comedy show at Symposia Bookstore, a New York Giants playoff watch party at 902 Brewing Co., the Mission 50 Winter Art Show + Anime Exhibit, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, January 12th – January 15th, 2023.
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.
Brooklyn Robot Foundry’s Pop-Up Events In Jersey City
Sunday, January 15th from 2:00PM-3:30PM | SIGN UP
Brooklyn Robot Foundry is hosting two pop-up events at Gymboree JC, located at 197 Van Vorst Street in Jersey City this Sunday from 2:00PM-3:30PM. The first event is a robot-building class for kids ages 6-12 years old, where each child will get to build and keep their own robot in a fun hands-on class for $20. The second event will be a free info session for anyone interested in opening a Brooklyn Robot Foundry in New Jersey and becoming a part of the mobile franchise. Pre-registration for both pop-up events is required.
Click here to sign up for the pop-up class in Jersey City and click here to learn more about franchise opportunities with Brooklyn Robot Foundry.
JustFoodForDogs’ New Hoboken Location + Promotion
Now Open | SHOP NOW
JustFoodForDogs just opened its new Hoboken location at 1125 Maxwell Lane for all your fresh dog food needs. Founded over 13 years ago, the brand has open-to-the-public kitchens and a team of veterinarians including a nutritionist, toxicologist, and dermatologist to ensure each of their recipes are nutritionally balanced for your four-legged loved ones.In addition to fresh cooked meals, JustFoodForDogs sells shelf stable, human grade fresh food in tetra packs, human grade treats, DIY nutritional packets, and supplements. Plus, first-time customers can receive 20% off your first two weeks of food. Make sure you let them know The Hoboken Girl sent you.
Click here to start shopping and learn more about JustFoodForDogs.
Birthdays + Events at Blast 7D
Available Now | BOOK YOUR EVENT
Blast 7D, located at American Dream at 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford, was created by a local Hoboken couple and is the world’s first fully interactive and immersive, 7D ride. The 12-seat theater combines 3D technology with acceleration, motion, wind, and competitive play as you battle bad guys in one of five different ride experiences — and is the perfect way to create a memorable experience for your next birthday party. For events, Blast 7D partners with Mr. Beast Burger and Best Pizza to help cater and also provides a personal birthday concierge to help plan your birthday celebration or event.
The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand
Friday, January 13th at 8:00PM and Saturday, January 14th at 6:30PM and 8:45PM | BUY TICKETS
The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has shows on Friday, January 13th at 8:00PM and Saturday, January 14th at 6:30PM and 8:45PM. The shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, John Fugelsang, NY Comedy Festival, The Nick Cannon Show, Nickelodeon, Sirius XM, and Last Comic Standing. Show tickets $20 for all shows 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 Winners
Ongoing | VIEW THE WINNERS
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.
hursday, January 12th | 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
The You Voice Exhibition at Mana Contemporary
Thursday, Januaet 12th + Friday, January 13th | 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 Winter Farmers Market
Thursday, January 12th | 4PM – 6PM
Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the winter market of 2023. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Mission 50 Winter Art Show + Anime Exhibit
Thursday, January 12thh | 4PM – 7PM
Englewood-based artist The Jahz will be featured in this solo art exhibition at Mission 50 — and guests will have the chance to win five days of free coworking. This event will be held at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Wild Turkey Event at Panela
Thursday, January 12th | 6:30PM – 10PM
Guests can expect a three-course meal, a Wild TTurkey tasting with brand ambassador JoAnn Street, and a cocktail class. This event will be held at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Trivia Night in the Lounge at Corgi Spirits
Thursday, January 12th | 7PM – 9:30PM
This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Trivia Night at House of ‘Que
Thursday, January 12th | 8PM – 11PM
This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.
Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID
Friday, January 13th + Saturday, January 14th
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, January 13th | 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.
Debra Devi Live at 902 Brewing Co.
Friday, January 13th | 7PM
Jersey City’s own Debra Devi will be performing live music at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event
Friday, January 13th | 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, January 13th | 7PM
Win prizes and enjoy drink specials at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
“Symposi-Ha!” Comedy Show at Symposia Bookstore
Friday, January 13th | 8PM
The bookstore’s first-ever comedy show will feature Hoboken comedian Matt Pena with special appearances from other NJ comedians, too. This event will be held at 510 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Audio Riot at Willie McBrides
Friday, January 13th | 11PM
This event will be held at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
bwè Newport Coffee + Croissants
Saturday, January 14th | 12PM – 2PM
This event is organized by The Meetup Crew and will be held at 140 River Drive South in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.
Walk Bye Art Opening + Wildlife Feast at Canco Park
Saturday, January 14th | 12PM – 2PM
Browse this public art event where pieces from around the world will be printed on vinyl + hung for the public to see. This event will be held at 47 Dey Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.