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71 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City Memorial Day Weekend 2022

by Samantha Impaglia
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Memorial Day weekend is here — which means summer happenings are starting to pop up. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with comedy shows, farmer’s markets, a women’s playwright festival, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this Memorial Day Weekend.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. 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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Pilsener Haus & Biergarten’s MDW Events

Thursday, May 26th – Sunday, May 29th | LEARN MORE

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This Memorial Day Weekend, Pilsener Haus & Biergarten, located at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken, is hosting four days of fun events. Kicking off on Thursday, May 26th, the biergarten will have live music by musician Laura G and the night will include $10 Draft IPAs. On Friday, May 27th, Pilsener will open early at 12:00PM to welcome all Hoboken families, featuring 2-for-1 prosecco + a $10 hot dog bar for the kids including countless toppings, french fries, and fresh Haus lemonade. Not to mention, classic kids’ movies will be playing all day in the winter garden. Then, on Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th, the venue will host its classic Pilsener brunch with $10 bellinis + MAN-mosas and live music from Gina Royale on Sunday. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to learn more about Pilsener Haus & Biergarten’s Memorial Day Weekend events.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, May 28th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS

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Dorrian’s Red Hand located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City is hosting two comedy shows on Saturday, May 28th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour will be hosted by comedian Cynthia Levin from Comedy Central and BET, and the show will feature Charles McBee from Comedy Central; Jason Chatfield from Food Channel; and Ashley Gutermuth, winner from The Tonight Show’s Seinfeld Challenge. Show tickets purchased online in-advance of the show are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door with a 2 item minimum per person. Additional shows with other comedians will take place in June. Please note, doors to exterior are ajar for ventilation with a fireplace on inside (these indoor comedy events still require proof of vaccination with ID). Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, May 26th | 7:15AM

This free, coed event will be held at 525 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Karaoke Night in the Teen Zone Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, May 26th | 3PM – 5PM

This event will be held at 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Spring Farmers Market

Thursday, May 26th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the spring market of 2022. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Ray Arcadio Shape Up Opening Reception at Mission 50

Thursday, May 26th | 5PM – 7PM

This event includes light refreshments and live music, and will be held at 50 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor, The Saloon in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Rally for Reproductive Rights at Hoboken City Hall

Thursday, May 26th | 5PM

This event will be held at 94 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Speak Easy, Laugh Loudly Comedy Show at Hudson Hound

Thursday, May 26th | 6:30PM

A variety of comedians will be performing at 8 Erie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks Hosted By Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, May 26th | 7PM – 8PM

Executive Director Bob Foster and Collections Manager Rand Hoppe continue their live-streamed walk-n-talk down Washington Street. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, May 26th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Dinner + Drinks at Stingray Lounge

Thursday, May 26th | 7:30PM – 8:40PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1210 Washington Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


New Play Festival at Jersey City Theatre Center

Thursday, May 26th | 7:30PM

This event is part of a three-week showcase with a series of short plays, and will be held virtually. Learn more here.


Walter Parks + Rob Curto: The Swampalachian Trail at Fox + Crow

Thursday, May 26th | 8PM – 10PM

This duo will be performing at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Railroad Earth at White Eagle Hall

Thursday, May 26th | 8PM

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


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National Meditation Month Craft Grab + Go at Jersey City Free Public Library

Friday, May 27th | 12PM – 4PM

Pick up a craft grab and go at the Heights Branch, 14 Zabriskie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Just Dance Battle at Hoboken Public Library

Friday, May 27th | 3PM – 5PM

This weekly event will be held at 256 Fifth Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, May 27th + Saturday, May 28th

This event will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City and include an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. Learn more here.


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, May 27th | 7PM – 12AM

Groove to country music by DJ Big Country all night long at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Climbers Anonymous Onsite at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Friday, May 27th | 6PM – 9PM

This event will be held at 1423 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, May 27th | 7PM – 10PM

Madd Hatter is back with its famous Dueling Pianos event. This event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, May 27th | 7PM 

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


Magic Night at Corgi Spirits

Friday, May 27th | 7PM – 8PM

An evening of magic and mentalism with The Brooklyn Wizard at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Friday Night Special: The Brooklyners at Fox + Crow

Friday, May 27th | 8PM – 10:30PM

This band will be performing at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

A Night of Artistry in Memory of Donna L O’Grady at Neumann Leather Factory

Friday, May 27th | 8PM – 11PM

Celebrate the life of this Hoboken artist. This event will be held at 300 Observer Highway in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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House Plant Pop-Up at O’Kafe

Saturday, May 28th | 10AM – 4PM

This event is hosted by Mys.Terra Goddess and Silverman, and will be held at 230 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Trailblazers Volunteer Day at Liberty State Park

Saturday, May 28th | 10AM

Volunteer to help create a rain garden at 535 Freedom Way in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, May 28th | 11AM – 6PM

Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of local vendors at Harborside Place, at Hudson Street, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, May 28th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

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.


Women’s Playwrights Festival at Apple Tree House

Saturday, May 28th | 1PM

This event will be held at 298 Academy Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, May 28th | 2PM – 3PM

The Singing Chef Gabrielle Reyes is conducting a live-streaming 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.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, May 28th | 8PM – 11PM

This event is a food, drink, and music extravaganza, and a Hoboken favorite. Reservations are required. This event will be held at 304 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Brunch at Kitchen Step

Sunday, May 29th | 11AM – 1PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 500 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Tai Chi Sundays

Sunday, May 29th | 11AM

A seasonal Tai Chi training series that promotes balance, calmness, and mental focus. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Sing Along Storytime at Word Bookstore

Sunday, May 29th | 12PM

This event will be held at 29 McWilliams Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Trivia Brunch at Monroe’s

Sunday, May 29th | 1PM – 4PM

This event will be held at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Sundays in Hoboken Hosted by Urban Popup Market

Sunday, May 29th | 1PM – 6PM

Shop handmade items from local artisans at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bird at Mile Square Theatre

Sunday, May 29th | 3PM

This event will be held at 1400 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Les Savy Fav at White Eagle Hall

Sunday, May 29th | 8PM

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


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, May 26th | 10AM – 1PM

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


Story Time in Church Square Park Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, May 26th | 10:30AM – 11AM

This storytime will be held at 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Baby Story Time in Church Square Park Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, May 26th | 12PM – 12:30PM

This storytime will be geared towards babies, with board books, finger play rhymes, and lapsit songs, and held at 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Song + Scenes at Hoboken Children’s Theater

Thursday, May 26th | 3:15PM – 4PM

This event will be held at 701 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bubble Fest at Grove Street Farmer’s Market

Thursday, May 26th | 5PM – 6PM

A fun-filled time of bubbles, and arts and crafts at the Grove Street Path Plaza. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, May 27th | 10:30AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Memorial Day Summer Celebration at The Learning Center Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Friday, May 27th | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Enjoy an after-school activity at 401 Harrison Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Mr. Adam’s Send Off Lego Party Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Friday, May 27th | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Join Mr. Adam for his last class with a Lego party. This event will be held at Church Square Park, 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Movies on the Pier at J. Owen Grundy Park

Friday, May 27th | Starts at sunset

Coco will be showing at J. Owen Grundy Park on Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Preschool Story Hour Hosted by Jersey City Free Public Library

Monday, May 30th | 11AM – 12PM

This storytime will be held at 1841 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Storytime Presented by the Children’s Services Team

Monday, May 30th | 4PM – 4:30PM

Jersey City Free Public Library’s Children Services Team presents special storytime, dance, and singing sessions. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, May 31st | 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.


Spanish Songs + Stories at All Saints Day School

Tuesday, May 31st | 2PM – 2:30PM

Enjoy songs and stories for the little ones at on the lawn at the Early Childhood Center. This event will be held at 527 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Story Time Take n’ Make Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, June 1st | 3:30PM – 4PM

Make a craft at the Grand Street Branch, 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Mr. Train’s Nature + Bird Walk Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, June 1st | 4PM – 5PM

This event guides young naturalists on a series of bird discoveries around Hoboken, and will meet at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, May 27th

Films like Top Gun: Maverick, Ma Vie En Rose, Multiple Maniacs, The Watermelon Woman, The Witnesses, and In the Same Breath are are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Nothing More + Asking Alexandria at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, May 27th | 6:35PM

This event is a blend of progressive rock, heavy metal, and alt-rock, and will be held at at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Dinner at Cathédrale

Friday, May 27th | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 112 E 11th Street in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Anders Osborne + Jackie Green at SOPAC

Sunday, May 29th | 7:30PM

These singer-songwriters will be performing at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Summer Concert Series at Hudson Yards

Wednesday, June 1st | 6PM – 8PM

Brooklyn-based band Nation of Language will be kicking off the summer series at the Wells Fargo State at Hudson Yards, 11th Avenue and Hudson Boulevard in New York City. Learn more here.


Wellness Wednesdays at NJPAC

Wednesday, June 1st | 7:30PM

Join Leslie Lucy for a high-energy Soca class at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Laughs in the Loft at SOPAC

Wednesday, June 1st | 7:30PM

This event is a monthly series hosted by Joe Larson that features several stand up comedians, and will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. 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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Picnic at Liberty State Park

Monday, May 30th | 1PM – 4PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 200 Morris Pesin Drive in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Teen Choice Movie Night at Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, May 31st | 3PM – 5PM

This event will be held at 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, May 31st | 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


Happy Hour at Smorgasbar

Tuesday, May 31st | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 3 2nd Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, June 1st

This event features a free summer weekly music series featuring a wide variety of musicians and performers, and will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Hague Trail: Present Day Landmarks of the Legacy of Frank Hague Hosted by Jersey City Free Public Library

Wednesday, June 1st | 1PM – 2PM

A virtual tour of several present-day Jersey City sites that are connected to the town’s longest-serving Mayor. Learn more here.


Brain Health Series at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, June 1st | 2PM – 3PM

Learn ways to keep your brain young and healthy with the right foods and good dietary habits. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, June 1st | 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.


Statewide Wear Orange Preview Kickoff Event Hosted by Moms Demand Action

Wednesday, June 1st | 7:30PM

This is a virtual event that promotes all statewide in-person Wear Orange events happening June 3rd-5th. Learn more here.


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The Village – Edgewater Coffee Shop + Family Playspace

The Village, located at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater, is an Early Childhood Learning Center and Play Cafe that provides parents with a Montessori-styled space where they can bond with their little ones while enjoying coffee and light bites. Get the first hour of open play for $12, 10% off any party package, or 10% off afternoon camps when you mention Hoboken Girl. Learn more here.

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Culina Health – Hoboken Dietitians We Love

Culina Health, located at 720 Monroe Street, Suite E-512 in Hoboken, is a team of registered dietitians that helps clients navigate their nutritional journey completely virtually. Culina Health also provides a free 15-minute discovery call to speak with a registered dietitian about your health goals. Learn more here.

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Dental Associates of Hoboken – Sip + Scan Event Next Week

Dental Associates of Hoboken, located at 233 Washington Street in Hoboken, is hosting a sip and scan event on June 2nd from 4PM – 8PM where you can enjoy wine, canapes, prizes, and receive a Sonicare toothbrush when you start Invisalign treatment. Receive a free in-office whitening included with the treatment when you mention Hoboken Girl. Call 201-795-2111 to RSVP to the event. Learn more here.

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Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County | Hoboken and Jersey City

The Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County was founded in 1893 to create a positive place for the youth of Jersey City, NJ. In the 129 years since the Club’s founding, it has expanded its scope exponentially by offering a mix of nationally developed programs and activities. The Clubs serves more than 2,000 youth ages five to 21 annually in its Clubhouses in Jersey City and Hoboken, through a mission to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and 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 to Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County, 225 Morris Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07302 or click here to make an online donation.


Hoboken Public Library Foundation | Hoboken

The Hoboken Public Library provides necessary, educational resources to the community and allows for access to these resources. Many elements of the library rely on the support of community members. The Library is currently accepting donations through both the Friends Organization and Foundation. Learn more here.


Hope House | Jersey City

Hope House, an emergency shelter for homeless women with children, helps families become self-sufficient by giving them an opportunity for decision-making and for assuming responsibility for improving their situation under the supervision, support, and guidance of shelter staff. Housing up to 20 mothers and their children, the program offers short-term supervised residence, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing. To make a secure online donation, click here.


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