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79 Things to Do 4th of July Weekend 2023 in Hoboken + Jersey City

by Hoboken Girl Team
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As we wrap up the month of June, say hello to the month of July this weekend (we know, we’re wondering how it’s already July too). With 4th of July coming up in just a few days, everyone will be out enjoying the holiday. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with Jersey City’s Fourth of July Celebration at Exchange Place, Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum, Summer with the Symphony at Liberty State Park, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend and through July 4th, 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 Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, June 30th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, July 1st 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, June 30th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, July 1st at 6:30PM and 9:00PM. All shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Showtime, NY Comedy Fest, Netflix, Gotham Live, Sirius XM, Jersey City Comedy Festival, Comedy Central, New York Comics to Watch, and Adult Swim. Show tickets $25 for all shows plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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Fourth of July Sunset Wine Pairings Cruise in NYC

Monday, July 3rd | 7PM – 9PM

Maison Louis Jadot invites guests to come and celebrate the holiday weekend with a sunset wine pairings cruise on the Hudson River. This event will be held at 400 South End Avenue in New York. Learn more here.


Fourth of July Wine + Oyster Special at Halifax

Monday, July 3rd + Tuesday, July 4th | Various times

Enjoy oysters with drinks like wine and a Fourth of July dinner. This event will be held at 225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fourth of July at Felina Steak

Tuesday, July 4th | Various times

This Fourth of July, guests can indulge in food + vast floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views of New York City and the waterfront during the holiday. This event will be held at 2 Chapel Ave Unit 2 in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Fourth of July at Liberty House

Tuesday, July 4th | Various times

Spend Independence Day at Liberty House and enjoy fireworks with views of the New York City skyline. This event will be held at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive. Learn more here.


129th Fourth of July Parade in Ridgefield Park

Tuesday, July 4th | 11:30AM

Join Ridgefield Park for this Fourth of July celebration with music, fireworks, and more. This event will be held in Ridgefield Park. Learn more here.


Jersey City’s Fourth of July Celebration at Exchange Place

Tuesday, July 4th | 12PM

This Exchange Place event is back yet again. The full-day festivities will include a fireworks show, food, drinks, and music from local DJs. Learn more here 


4th of July Signature Dinner Cruise at Lincoln Harbor Marina

Tuesday, July 4th | 5:30PM

Enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and skyline views of the New York fireworks. This event will be held at 1500 Harbor Boulevard in Weehawken. Learn more here.


VIP Waterfront Fireworks Viewing Party at Exchange Place

Tuesday, July 4th | 6PM – 10PM

Join an evening filled with food, refreshing drinks, DJ entertainment, and views of the fireworks on the Hudson River. This event will be held at 153 Exchange Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


4th of July Celebration at The Edge

Tuesday, July 4th | 7PM

The Edge will be hosting its very own 4th of July celebration featuring a fireworks show. Tickets are required for this event. Admission includes a food item + drink and a chance to see a live music set. This event will be held at 30 Hudson Yards in New York. Learn more here.


July 4th Festival After Party at District Lounge

Tuesday, July 4th | 10PM – 1:30AM

Join this after-party filled with DJs, drinks, and dancing. This event will be held at 210 Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Note: We also made a roundup of where to see the 4th of July fireworks in the Hoboken + Jersey City area. Check out the list here.


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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, June 29th | 6:45AM

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, June 29th | 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, June 29th | 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.


I Raise a Glass For Planned Parenthood in Jersey City

Thursday, June 29th | 5:30PM

Raise money and a glass for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund of NJ, there will be special guests, live music, drinks, and action. Location provided after you RSVP. Learn more here.


Brushes + Brews at The Shepherd + the Knucklehead of Hoboken

Thursday, June 29th | 7PM

Wine and Design is hosting a night that will feature food, drinks, and an art class. This event will be held at 1313 Willow Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bill Curran Artist Talk with Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, June 29th | 7PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum will host Bill Curran for an “Artist Talk” interviewed by Maggie Hinders discussing his upcoming exhibition. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


The Madonna + George Michael Engagement at Sinatra Park

Thursday, June 29th | 7PM

This summer live music series will feature a collection of Hoboken’s musicians to celebrate Madonna + George Michael’s music. This event will be held at Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Golf Night at Hudson Golf 

Thursday, June 29th | 7PM – 9PM

Come out to a two-hour open bar, unlimited food, and unlimited simulator golf. This event will be held at 16 Hudson Place in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hudson City Rats at Finnegan’s Pub

Thursday, June 29th | 8PM

This musical event will be held at 734 Willow Ave in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Jack Breslin at Fox + Crow

Thursday, June 29th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will take place at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Screening on the Green at W Hoboken

Thursday, June 29th | 8PM – 10PM

Every Thursday, join a silent outdoor movie experience at W Hoboken premiering some of the top movies of all time. This event will be held at  225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, June 29th | 8PM – 11PM

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


RuPaul’s Drag Race Viewing Party at Six26 — Lounge + Rooftop

Friday, June 30th | 7PM

This weekly event will be held at 128 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks + Derrick Ladson with Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, June 30th | 7PM

Creative movement + dance instructor, Derrick Ladson will be interviewed by Vera Sirota. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, June 30th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Slyvana Joyce + The Moment at Finnegan’s Pub

Friday, June 30th | 9PM

This musical event will be held at 734 Willow Ave in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Moonwater at Willie McBride’s

Friday, June 30th | 11PM

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


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Post-Pan: A Pandemic Retrospective Exhibition at Gallerie Hudson

Ongoing

This three-month showcase by Pat Marino will be shown at 197 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Uptown Farmer’s Market in Hoboken

Saturday, July 1st | 9AM – 2PM

This market will be open for business between Grand and Adam Street under the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, July 1st | 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, July 1st | 1PM – 6PM

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


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, July 1st | 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.


Humbletown at Fox + Crow

Saturday, July 1st | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will take place at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, July 1st | 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.


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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.


NJ + Me: Imperfect Together at Drawing Rooms

Ongoing until July 29th

This exhibition about the Garden State is on display at 926 Newark Avenue #T101 in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Artist Opening Reception at Hoboken Historical Museum

Sunday, July 2nd | 2PM – 5PM

Celebrate the opening reception of “Hoboken: Studio + Garden, Paintings” by artist Bill Curran. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Industry Night at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, July 2nd | 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 with the Symphony at Liberty State Park

Sunday, July 2nd | 7:30PM

Enjoy a free outdoor summer concert performance of the New Jersey Symphony. This event will be held 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, June 29th | 10AM – 12PM

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


Puppetonia Show

Wednesday, July 5th | 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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  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | June 29th; Learn more here.
  • Hackensack Brewing Vinyl Thursdays — Hackensack | June 29th; Learn more here.
  • Union Farmer’s Market — Union | June 29th; Learn more here.
  • Parsippany Farmers Market — Parsippany | June 30th; Learn more here.
  • Yappy Hour at Wonder Bar — Asbury Park | July 1st + July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • Just Jersey Red White + Blue Food Truck Festival — Garfield | July 1st; Learn more here.
  • Van Vorst Farmers Market — Jersey City | July 1st; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | July 1st; Learn more here.
  • Bedminster Farmers Market — Bedminster | July 1st; Learn more here.
  • Wayne Farmers Market — Wayne | July 1st; Learn more here.
  • Ice Cream Social at The Pup Club — Colonia | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • NJ Wiener Meetup in Hamilton Park — Jersey City | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • Clinton Community Farmers Market — Clinton | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • West End Farmers Market — Hackettstown | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • Garden State Plaza Farmers Market Hosted by Mega Bite — Paramus | July 2nd; Learn more here.
  • Farmers Market at Church Square Park — Hoboken | July 4th; Learn more here.

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State Fair Meadowlands at MetLife Stadium

Ongoing

This annual state fair is back with 100 rides, free shows, and 50 food options for everyone of all ages. This event will be held at 1 MetLife Stadium Drive in East Rutherford. Learn more here.


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.


Buffalo Trace Cocktail Class at Village Hall

Thursday, June 29th | 6PM – 8PM

Work alongside a mixologist to craft 3 cocktails featuring Buffalo Trace bourbon, paired with a selection of lite bites. This event will be held at 101 South Orange Avenue in South Orange. Learn more here.


Westfield Community Concert Band Summer Concert Series at Mindowaskin Park

Thursday, June 29th | 7:30PM

This musical event series will be held at 385 E Broad Street in Westfield. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, June 30th | Various times

Films like Dry Ground Burning, Every Body, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Tree Identification Hike at Eagle Rock Reservation

Saturday, July 1st | 10AM

This monthly hike series is back with a hike that will focus on Tree Identification, featuring many tree varieties of Eagle Rock. This event will be held at Eagle Rock Avenue + Prospect Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Wellness Wednesday at Brassy Buddha Yoga Studio

Wednesday, July 5th | Various times

Enjoy this weekly private massage therapy service with Krista Little LMT. Booking is required. This event will be held at 107 Quimby Street in Westfield. 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, July 3rd | 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.


Warriher Class at Tiger Schulmann

Monday, July 3rd | 7PM

This 10-week street self-defense course is designed specifically for women. This class will be held at 84 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, July 4th | 7:30AM

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


Hoboken Writing Group

Wednesday, July 5th | 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 event alternates between in-person meetings at Little City Books in Hoboken and virtual meetings. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, July 5th | 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, July 5th |  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, July 5th | 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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