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147 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | May 2-5, 2024

by Hoboken Girl Team
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From a concrete plant pot workshop to the Big Day of Birding at Liberty State Park, there is so much to do locally as we welcome the month of May to Hudson County, New Jersey. Below is the list of (over 147!) Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend May 2nd through May 5th, 2024. Submit your community events HERE.

Disclaimer: This is a community resource. Submit events HERE and view the full calendar HERE. The Hoboken Girl is not affiliated with hosting unless explicitly stated.

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Main Street Pops Artisan Market

1401 Adams Street, Hoboken (under the 14th Street viaduct)

Sunday — May 5th at 11AM-4PM

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Join Main Street Pops Artisan Market for early Mother’s Day shopping with family or friends. The market will feature over 60 local vendors, live music by cover band Undercover Unplugged, and family-fun games + activities.

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Meet + Greet with Senator Cory Booker at Bay Street Greenery

Bay Street Greenery 150 Bay Street, Jersey City

Friday — May 10th at 5PM

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Join Bay Street Greenery for its upcoming meet and greet event with Senator Cory Booker and Mayor Fulop where you can enjoy an evening of drinks, giveaways, and a chance to meet local leaders and members in the community. Plus, all products will be 10% off during the event.

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Laurenelle Boutique Moving Sale

Laurenelle Studio 720 Monroe Street, Unit C514, Hoboken

Saturday and Sunday — May 4th + May 5th at 11AM-6PM


Stop by or schedule an after-hours appointment at Laurenelle Boutique before the local designer moves to South Beach for exclusive discounts, unreleased looks, and complimentary personal styling. Receive an additional 10% off when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ in-person or use code ‘HOBOKENGIRL’ online.

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 The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Dorrian’s Red Hand 555 Washington Street, Jersey City

Thursday — May 2nd at 8:45PM
Friday — May 3rd at 7:30PM + 9:45PM
Saturday — May 4th at 6:30PM + 9PM


Enjoy five comedy shows this week hosted by Rich Kiamco and featuring comedians from Comedy Central, Hulu, Sirius XM, Rolling Stone, Jersey City Comedy Festival, and more. Show tickets are $25 for all shows plus a 2-item minimum per person + 20% gratuity.

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Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl

McGinley Square, Jersey City (exact meeting locations will be emailed before the tour)

Sunday — May 5th at 3PM-6PM

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Join Beyond The Plate Food Tours for its Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl featuring five spots serving both traditional and non-traditional tacos plus dessert and margaritas. The guided tour is just $80/person for ages 21+ and includes a take-home goodie bag by the McGinley Square SID.

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The Hoboken Girl’s Spring Into Self-Care Guide 2024

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We know how much you love wellness, so we curated a SERIOUS guide featuring 50+ local businesses + deals to help you refresh your self-care routine this spring. Most have a deal that you can redeem until 5/15 using the code ‘HOBOKENGIRL’ to cash in.


The Local Girl Real Estate Listings

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If you’re looking for a new house, condo, rental, or you’re looking to list your property as a realtor or owner, our parent brand The Local Girl has a Real Estate Listings Directory. The directory is an ever-growing, curated list of 80+ real estate properties throughout New Jersey and New York.

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ICYMI: ‘The Hoboken Girl’ Breakfast Sandwich is Now PERMANENT on the Alessio’s Menu

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After selling almost 2,000 sandwiches in the month of March and donating $1,953 to local non-profit York Street Project, The Hoboken Girl Breakfast Sandwich is now a PERMANENT addition to the Alessio’s menu. The sandwich is available at both Alessio’s locations (539 Park Avenue, Hoboken + 99 Franklin Street, Jersey City), and we will be donating our portion of the sales to a different non-profit each quarter.

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Electric Dandelions Art Installation in Hoboken

 The latest community art installation from the Hoboken Business Alliance arrives with Electric Dandelions — a collection of 10, 28-feet tall illuminated structures constructed from steel and translucent LED lights.…

Gestural Draw + Sip at Shalimar Luis Studio

Saturdays at Monroe Center, dive into the dynamic world of gestural drawing—where bold strokes and artist movement take center stage. Set to the rhythm of music with a splash of…


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Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl in McGinley Square

What: Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl When: May 5th 3-6PM Where: McGinley Square, Jersey City (Exact meeting locations will be emailed before the tour) Price: $80/person includes all food + drinks + guided…


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Story Time at Hoboken Grace

Hoboken Grace 409 14th Street, Hoboken

Join us weekly for Story Time for Babies through Preschoolers! With popular children’s books, songs and activities, it’s sure to be a fun time for all! If you have any…


Spring Soccer in Jersey City + Hoboken

Soccer Stars has been the Hoboken's most popular youth soccer program for over 24 years. Our spring season is around the corner! Classes run weekly, Mon-Sun, in the mornings &…

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Food Truck Festival in Bayonne

Bayonne is hosting its fifth Food Truck Festival, sponsored by the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 7 p.m.