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76 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | September 15-18

by Danielle Farina
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September is a busy month for everyone, and our favorite local spots are certainly no exception. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like the All About Downtown Street Fair, the Late Night Foodie Fest, plenty of live music, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening from September 15th – September 18th, 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.

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HDSID’s All About Downtown Street Fair

Saturday, September 17th from 12:00PM-8:00PM | LEARN MORE

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HDSID’s All About Downtown Street Fair is taking place this Saturday, September 17th from 12:00PM-8:00PM at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall from Grove Street to Coles Street and Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City. The fun-filled day will have over 200+ artist and artisan vendors, local shops, and restaurants participating — selling everything from vintage clothing and small-batch candles to gelato and empanadas. Not to mention, there will also be two Kids Zone areas with rides and face painting, live music, and beer gardens during the event.

Click here to learn more about the All About Downtown Street Fair and click here to learn more about HDSID.

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House Of ‘Que’s New Menu + Look

Available Now | LEARN MORE

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House Of ‘Que, located at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, just relaunched its new menu and look for the fall season. The local Austin-style barbecue joint debuted three new wing sauces — Bull Sauce, Honey BBQ, and Texas Spice rub, as well as three new sandwiches including the HOQ Chicken Fried Steak Sandwich, the HOQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwich (available grilled or crispy), and the HOQ Spicy Chicken Sandwich (available grilled or crispy). Not to mention, House Of ‘Que also has a new Fry Menu featuring queso fries, queso curly fries, and loaded queso fries or curly fries with cheese, bacon, and jalapeño. Plus, you can now get your fries dusted with any of the house-made dry rubs. There’s no better time to check out House Of ‘Que to experience the new look, the new menu, and celebrate the new season.

Click here to learn more about House Of ‘Que’s new menu and click here to check out the Instagram.

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Lightbridge Academy Willow Ave’s Open Enrollment

Enrolling Now | SCHEDULE TOUR

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Lightbridge Academy Willow Ave, located at 1414 Willow Ave in uptown Hoboken, is currently enrolling for the Infant, Toddler, Preschool, and Pre-K programs. Lightbridge Academy offers full-time and part-time child care options for children 6 weeks to 5 years old and provides enhanced health and safety procedures and uses industry-leading programs including ParentView Internet monitoring and a parent communication app which provides parents with a live connection to their children during the day. Plus, the academy is offering both in-person and virtual tours of the facility for local families.

Call 201-963-6700 or click here to schedule your tour and learn more about Lightbridge Academy Willow Ave.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, September 17th at 6:00PM, 8:00PM, and 10:00PM | BUY TICKETS

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Dorrian’s Red Hand located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City is hosting three comedy shows on Saturday, September 17th at 600PM, 8:00PM, and 10:00PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Drexton Clemmons from BuzzFeed, Allan Fuks from Sirius XM, and Joe Mahoney from Adult Swim. 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.

Click here to buy tickets, click here to learn more about Dorrian’s Red Hand, and click here to learn more about The Laugh Tour.

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Hudson Connections Video Conference Featuring Our Hoboken Girl Founder

Wednesday, September 21st, 7AM | LEARN MORE

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Next Wednesday, September 21st, Hudson Connections will hold a free virtual event where our founder, Jen Tripucka, will appear as a special guest speaker to discuss building community with your business. Hudson Connections is a membership-based organization that aims to help small business owners empower and support one another. This group strives to create a positive and supportive environment for locals to network and refer each other. It is currently open to new members, though the group is limited to one person per profession/category.

Click here to learn more about Hudson Connections and click here to access the Zoom link for this virtual event. 

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The Hoboken Girl’s Real Estate Directory

Just Launched | BROWSE DIRECTORY

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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.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, September 15th | 7:00 AM

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


BookBike + Story Time Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, September 15th | 11AM – 1PM

This event will be held at 7th + Jackson Resiliency Park, 625-627 Jackson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Mykesoul at W Hoboken

Thursday, September 15 | 5:30PM – 8:30 PM

Enjoy live music at 225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Smorg Crushes Hunger Hosted by Smorgasburg 

Thursday, September 15th | 6PM – 8PM

Participate in a community food bank at 3 Second Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music in the Garden Hosted by Community Awareness + JCPL

Thursday, September 15 | 6PM – 8PM

Enjoy a concert in the park at 47 Dey Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Food + Drinks at dullboy

Thursday, September 15th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 364 Grove St in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Party With Purpose’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Hosted by Antique Loft

Thursday, September 15 | 7PM – 10PM

Party, network, and celebrate at 33 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, September 15th | 8PM – 11PM

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


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Strength Sculpt with Hannah at The Fit Club

Friday, September 16th | 6AM – 6:45AM

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


Midnight Market Late Night Foodie Fest Hosted by 902 Brewing Co. 

Friday, September 16th | 6PM – 11:59PM

Enjoy live music, small bites, and rooftop views at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, September 16th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Fritz’s Polka Band at Pilsener Haus + Biergarten

Friday, September 16 | 7PM – 11PM

Celebrate Oktoberfest with live polka music at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, September 16th | 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, September 16th | 7PM

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


Nation of Language at White Eagle Hall

Friday, September 16th | 7:30PM

Jam with this up-and-coming synth band at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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5K for Pizza

Saturday, September 17th | 10AM

This event will be held at 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here


Garmint by Kim Pop Up Shop at Up + Out Blow Out Bar

Saturday, September 17th | 10AM – 3PM

Shop Garmint’s fall collection at 341 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, September 17th | 11AM – 6PM

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


BookBike at Uncle Milton’s Cafe Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Saturday, September 17th | 12PM-2PM

This event will take place at 1119 Jefferson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille

Saturday, September 17th | 12PM – 2PM

Enjoy blues, classic rock, and R+B music at 221 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here. 


Hispanic Heritage Day at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, September 17th | 12PM – 7PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with salsa dancing, photo booths, and film screenings at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID’s All About Downtown Street Fair

Saturday, September 17th | 12PM – 8PM

Explore over 200+ artist and artisan vendors, local shops, and restaurants at Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall from Grove Street to Coles Street and Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here


Oktoberfest at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, September 17th | 12PM – 10PM 

Sip on some house-made lager at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, September 17th | 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.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, September 17th | 1PM – 2PM

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. 


Saturday Afternoon Belay Certification Class at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, September 17th | 1PM – 3PM

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


Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, September 17th | 1PM – 6PM

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


Yin-Restore Yoga with Satya at Urban Souls Yoga

Saturday, September 17th | 4PM – 5:30PM

Take a deep dive into your mind-body connection at 100 Hudson Street, 4th Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Apps, Booze, and ‘Ball at Black Bear Bar + Grill Hosted by Hoboken Social Club

Saturday, September 17th | 7PM – 10PM

Watch football with beers and appetizers at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, September 17th | 8PM – 11PM

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


The Districts at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, September 17th | 10PM

Prepare to rock out at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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The Great Train Set at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, September 18th | Various times

Check out this new exhibit that captures the wonder of the Lackawanna Railroad at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Wine + Pearls at Halifax

Sunday, September 18th | Various times

Enjoy a new specially-curated wine list that highlights oyster-friendly sparkling and white wines at 225 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Coffee at MOJO Bloomfield Street

Sunday, September 18th | 10AM – 11AM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 55 1st Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Bloomie Flower Studio Pop Up Shop at MOJO Bloomfield Street

Sunday, September 18th | 11AM

Build your own bouquet at 55 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Gujarat Dance Program and Navratri Celebration at Hoboken Public Library

Sunday, September 18th | 11AM – 1PM

Celebrate Navratri and learn the Raas Garba, a lively folk dance from the state of Gujarat, at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fall Finds at Main Street Pops Artisan Market

Sunday, September 18th | 11AM – 4PM

Shop fashion, accessories, and more at 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Pilates in the Park Hosted by Pier A Pilates

Sunday, September 18th | 2PM

This weekly exercise class will be held at Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fall Market Pop Up Hosted by Human2Human at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, September 18th | 2PM – 8PM

An afternoon of live music and shopping at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


41st Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival at Hoboken Historical Museum

Sunday, September 11th | 4PM – 6PM

Enjoy a family movie matinee with hot dogs at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fall Beauty Bar Pop Up at LaKoet Salon

Sunday, September 18th | 4PM – 9PM

Local vendors and salon staff will be offering customized shampoo, on-site fillers, Permanent Jewelry, and more at 301 First Street in Jersey City. Learn more here


Spanish Paellas with a New York Skyline View

Sunday, September 18th | 5:30PM – 8:30PM

This event is hosted by Lander — a Spanish filmmaker who likes to cook — and will be held in Jersey City. Registration is required. Learn more here.


Heart of Afghanistan at White Eagle Hall

Sunday, September 18th | 6PM 

This event will take place at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 15th | 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, September 15th | 10:30AM – 11AM

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


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, September 16th | 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.


Let’s Make a Mess — Sensory Based Class Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Saturday, September 17th | 10AM – 10:45AM

Children ages 1-5 years old can explore their curiosity at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, September 20th | 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.


Little RocknRollers Class at Hoboken Historical Museum

Wednesday, September 21st | 10:30AM

This class is for ages 6 months to 4 years and will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Wind Down Wednesday Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Wednesday, September 21st | 5PM – 7PM

Enjoy kids’ dance music, instruments, open play, bubble dancing, and more fun at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Kids Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, September 22nd | 5:30PM – 6:15PM

This class will be held at 189 Brunswick Street, 3rd Floor, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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George Porter Jr. + Runnin’ Pardners at SOPAC

Thursday, September 15th | 7:30PM

These musicians will be performing at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Apocalyptica at The Wellmont Theater

Thursday, September 15th | 7:30PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


NYC Skyline Dinner Cruise

Friday, September 16th – Sunday, September 18th | 7PM

Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, live music, and more. This event meets at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, September 16th | Various Times

Films like Dos Estaciones, Pearl, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Visa ‘She’s Next in Fashion’ Shopping Experience at Hudson Yards

Saturday, September 17th – Sunday, September 18th 

Join Visa for a weekend-long pop up shop at 11th Avenue and Hudson Boulevard in New York City. Learn more here.


EvolutionDopenMic at Clement’s Place

Saturday, September 17th | 7PM

Featured poets Sweet November, Bella Rose, and others will be performing at 15 Washington Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Carlos Vives at Prudential Center

Saturday, September 17th | 8PM

This musician will be performing at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


David Broza + Trio Havana at SOPAC

Saturday, September 17th | 8PM

These musicians will be performing at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


NYC Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

Sunday, September 18th | 9AM

Witness the majestic presence of large whales splashing in their natural habitat. The departure for this excursion is at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


Public Tours at Newark Museum of Art

Sunday, September 18th | 1PM

This event will be held at 49 Washington Street in Newark. 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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School Bus Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, September 19th | 10AM – 8PM

Pick up a craft at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, September 20th | 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.


Open Flow at Pier A Hosted by Urban Souls Yoga

Tuesday, September 20th | 7PM – 8PM

Rejuvenate after a work day at 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Speed Dating at The Stewed Cow Hosted by Hoboken Social Club

Tuesday, September 20th | 7PM – 9PM

Experience a series of mini dates at 400 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


The Awesome Meditation at Urban Souls Yoga Studio

Tuesday September 20th | 7:30PM – 9PM

Prepare to feel awesome exploring a blend of ancient practices with modern medicine at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, September 20h | 9PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 94-98 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Cardio and Strength Circuit with Tory at The Fit Club

Wednesday, September 21st | 6:15AM – 7AM

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


Bilingual Storytime Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, September 21st | 3:30PM-4PM

Enjoy bilingual songs, books, and an activity 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HOLA New Jersey at Maritime Parc Hosted by Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, September 21st | 4PM

Celebrate local diversity and sit in on exciting panels at 84 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, September 21st | 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.


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Daybase – Free Daypass Available All Month Long

Daybase, a coworking space located at 1450 Washington Street in uptown Hoboken, is giving all new guests a free Daypass for one day — which can be redeemed anytime in September. This means unlimited access to the Daylounge, phone booths, and coffee/tea for one whole day. Offer expires 9/30/2022. Learn more here.

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SoJo Spa Club in Edgewater — Volcanic Sand Bath + All-Season Pool Reopen

SoJo Spa Club is a multi-level indoor-outdoor spa and bath house that reimagines the traditional Korean bathhouse experience. Located at 660 River Road in Edgewater, SoJo Spa Club recently reopened its volcanic sand baths, just in time for the upcoming cozy season. Learn more here

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MOJO Coffee — New Fall Menu + A Second Location

MOJO Coffee, a beloved local coffee shop, recently opened a second location in Hoboken and launched a new line of fall drinks. The new fall menu includes a Fall-Fetti Latte, Cinnamon Swirl Latte, and Pumpkin Pie Latte + Cold Brew. Learn more here

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Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps | Hoboken

Getting to and from a healthcare facility in the event of an emergency is not something people think of until the time comes. Thankfully, one non-profit in Hoboken has this covered, but only with the help of volunteers. The Hoboken Ambulance Corps is a 100% volunteer-based, free resource for the community. To keep the organization running, they need volunteers in many capacities. Learn more here.


Hudson County American Red Cross | Jersey City

The American Red Cross has been ready to respond in times of disaster for decades, + the COVID-19 crisis is no different. More than ever, the American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to help us all get through this time together. Drivers are needed to safely transport lifesaving blood from local blood drives to hospitals. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2-4 shifts per month, with each shift being about 4 hours. All volunteers must have a valid driver’s license, at least 3 years of a clean driving record, + should be able to lift at least 45 pounds. Learn more here.


Hudson Pride Center | Jersey City

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.


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