As spooky decorations pop up all over town and the leaves change to fall colors, we know that fall has officially been welcomed into Hudson County. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like Boos + Brews at Liberty Science Center, the Hoboken Harvest Festival + Art/Craft Market, Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening from October 20th – October 23rd, 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.
Spear Physical Therapy’s Grand Opening Event
Thursday, October 27th at 6:00PM | BOOK APPOINTMENT
Spear Physical Therapy, located at 111 Washington Street in Hoboken, is celebrating the grand opening of its first New Jersey clinic next Thursday, October 27th. Spear Physical Therapy was founded in 1999 with the simple mission to create a uniquely-personalized patient experience that achieves extraordinary results and has expanded to more than 29 clinics in the Tri-state area. The grand opening event will be led by Kate Esler (PT, DPT) with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:00PM, as well as a chance to meet the Hoboken team, learn more about Spear’s services, and book your first appointment without any referrals. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.
Click here to book your appointment and learn more about Spear Physical Therapy.
Fall Session with Hartshorn Portraiture + Promotion
Available Now until Tuesday, November 15th | BOOK SESSION
Hartshorn Portraiture, located at 720 Monroe Street, Studio E-418 in Hoboken, recently celebrated 20 years in business and is ramping up for the holiday season. Local fall photo sessions are now available, which are perfect to use as artwork in your home or for your family’s holiday cards this season. Hartshorn provides fall sessions at various locations, including Pier A Park in Hoboken, Reeves Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey Botanical Gardens in Skyland Manor in Ringwood, and Central Park in NYC. Additionally, sessions are available in Hartshorn’s studio as well — which can be a great fit for families with young children who are looking for a more comfortable environment. Not to mention, the team has curated a collection of luxury cards created exclusively for Hartshorn Portraiture clients with double-thick card stock and eye-catching envelopes. Plus, from now until November 15th, you can receive $200 off a portrait session in October or November when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’.
Bear Brook Pediatric Dentistry’s Halloween Event
Friday, November 4th from 2:30PM-5:30PM | RSVP NOW
Bear Brook Pediatric Dentistry, located at 727 Adams Street in Hoboken, is hosting a Trade Your Treats Party on Friday, November 4th from 2:30PM-5:30PM to promote healthy eating and healthy teeth for your children. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes where they’ll be able to participate in fun activities like caricature drawings, balloon animals, music, a photo contest, and more. Not to mention, there will also be delicious healthy food, snacks, and drinks to enjoy throughout the event. All you need to join is your Halloween candy, which will be collected at the entrance in exchange for a free ticket to the event. There is no minimum amount of candy required for entry and tickets are free for all parents accompanying children. Seating is limited and RSVP is required, so make sure you call 201-479-2752 or email email@example.com to RSVP for Bear Brook Pediatric Dentistry’s Halloween event — and let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.
HDSID’s Halloween Family Bash
Monday, October 31st from 3:00PM-8:00PM | LEARN MORE
HDSID’s Halloween Family Bash is taking place on Monday, October 31st from 3:00PM-8:00PM at the Grove PATH Plaza and Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall in downtown Jersey City. The fun-filled afternoon is not only free but will include face painting, games, a corn maze, pumpkins, sand art, a design-a-doll booth, and all the Halloween candy. Not to mention, there will be live musical performances featuring the Break-a-Leg Entertainers, Sofa Oro and the Doll Parts, Howlin’ Bill, The Hoboken School of Rock, and Emily Gabriele and Junior Jewels. Music for the Halloween event is supported by public funds from the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund.
Click here to learn more about the Halloween Family Bash and click here to learn more about HDSID.
The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand
Saturday, October 22nd at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS
Dorrian’s Red Hand, located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City, is hosting two comedy shows on Saturday, October 22nd at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Ahri Findling from Nickelodeon; Jason Chatfield from Food Network; Ariel Evans from NY Underground Comedy Fest; and Liz Glazer, winner from Boston Comedy Festival winner. 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. Ticket holders are asked to please arrive 20 minutes prior to the show to allow easy seating and drink + food orders. Additional shows with other comedians will take place every Saturday night. Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Proof of vaccination is no longer required.
The Hoboken Girl’s #FallinLoveWithHoboken Instagram Contest
Ongoing until November 14th | ENTER CONTEST
We are excited to announce our 8th Annual Fall Instagram Contest, #FallinLovewithHoboken. This (almost) month-long contest will run through Monday, November 14th + give our readers the chance to win prizes from 11 local businesses by posting your favorite fall things about Hoboken + Jersey City on Instagram via photos or reels. At the end of the month, The Hoboken Girl team will choose our top 10 favorites, + the 11 local businesses will decide their top 3 winners from the #FallinLoveWithHoboken hashtag.
Click here to enter and to learn more about HG’s #FallinLoveWithHoboken Instagram Contest.
The Hoboken Girl’s Real Estate Directory
The Hoboken Girl readers are always seeking recommendations on everything from real estate rental buildings and condos for sale in the North Jersey area, so we thought it’d be helpful to create a guide to these buildings and homes. Meet our new Real Estate Directory, a curated (and ever-growing) list of real estate buildings in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the greater North Jersey area. Discover these local real estate properties, compare and connect for tours, and keep checking back as the directory will be updated on a routine basis with new listings.
Check out the directory and browse properties here, and to learn more about HG’s Real Estate Directory, click here.
20 in 30 Wellness Challenge at Urban Souls Yoga
Ongoing until Monday, October 31st
Commit at least 20-self care acts in 30 days to successfully complete this virtual challenge. Learn more here.
The Ghost of Uncle Joe’s 2022
Thursday, October 20th – Monday, October 24th | Various times
This weekend of happenings benefits The Historic Jersey City + Harismus Cemetary, and includes dress rehearsals at Corgi Spirits, a FRIght Night Showcase, SINdustry Night at White Eagle Hall, and more. These events will be held at various locations in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field
Thursday, October 20th | 7AM
This free, co-ed event will be held at 525 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Yoga Flow with Caroline at The Fit Club
HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market
Thursday, October 20th | 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.
Public Outreach Session at Newark Street Plaza
Thursday, October 20th | 4PM – 6PM
This session is for the creation of a redevelopment plan for the CVS property and parking area, and it will be held at Newark Street Plaza in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Laughter Yoga Hosted by Grassroots Community Space
Thursday, October 20th | 6PM – 7PM
This event will be held at 54 Coles Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.
The Candle Lighters Fundraiser Hosted by Extra Lucky Moms at The Hive
Thursday, October 20th | 6PM – 9PM
Enjoy catering from Johhny Pepperoni, giveaways, and raffles at 1000 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.
WomenRising 2022 Celebration of Service Gala at Liberty House
Thursday, October 20th | 6PM – 9PM
This event will be held at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.
LSC After Dark: Boos + Brews at Liberty Science Center
Thursday, October 20th | 6PM – 10PM
Enjoy smoking cocktails, delicious bites, and a night out with a twist of science at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Hoboken Talks at Hoboken Historical Museum
Thursday, October 20th | 7PM – 8PM
Puerto Rican-born Raul Morales, who has 50 years of achievements in Hoboken, talks with Bob Foster at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Dinner at Uncle Momo’s
Trivia Night at House of ‘Que
Friday, October 21st + Saturday, October 22nd
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.
Andrea McKenna: In The Undercurrent at Mission50
Friday, October 21st | 4:30PM – 6:30PM
This fall art series will be held at 50 Harrison Street, Second Floor (The Saloon) in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Halloween Foodie Festival at 902 Brewing Co.
Friday, October 21st | 6PM – 11:59PM
This 21+ foodie party includes music from local DJs, international foods, local beer, and more, and will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event
Friday, October 21st | 7PM – 10PM
Madd Hatter’s famous Dueling Pianos event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Honkey Tonk Fridays at House of ‘Que
Friday, October 21st | 7PM – 12AM
Groove to country music by DJ Big Country all night long at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill
Friday, October 21st | 7PM
Win prizes and enjoy drink specials at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Ibibio Sound Machine at White Eagle Hall
Friday, October 21st | 9PM
This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Friday, October 21st | 8PM – 10PM
Enjoy a hilarious lineup of comedians at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Brett Altman’s Not Quite Love Album Release Show at NonLinear Knitting Studio
Friday, October 21st | 8PM
This event will be held at 195 New York Avenue #3e in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Smorgasburg Jersey City
Saturday, October 22nd | 11AM – 6PM
Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of local vendors at Harborside Place at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.
Waldo’s Rescue Pen Adoption Event at House of ‘Que
Saturday, October 22nd | 11AM – 1PM
This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Hoboken Harvest Festival + Art/Craft Market 2022
Saturday, October 22nd | 11AM – 6PM
This event includes a hay maze, pony rides, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, horse and carriage rides, inflatables, a trackless train, live music, and more at Pier A Park and the Sinatra Drive Walkway from 1st to 4th Street. Learn more here.
Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille
Saturday, October 22nd | 12PM – 2PM
Enjoy blues, classic rock, and R+B music at 221 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Frank Hanavan, Maritime Artist-in-Residence at the Hoboken Historical Museum
Saturday, October 22nd | 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.
California Big Reds at Bin 14 Trattoria + Wine Bar
Saturday, October 22nd | 12:30PM
Enjoy a tasting of heavy-hitting red wines at 1314 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum
Saturday, October 22nd | 1PM – 6PM
Enjoy local vendors at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.
6th Annual Hoboken Pizza Fest
Saturday, October 22nd | 1PM – 5PM
Enjoy a variety of pizza from various restaurants in Hoboken. Learn more here.