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60 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | Labor Day Weekend 2022

by Samantha Impaglia
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Summer is in its final stretch and it’s time for Labor Day weekend festivities as well as fall activities. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like Labor Day dinner cruises, a Summer Blowout at Rooftop at Exchange Place, pilates at Pier A Park, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening Labor Day Weekend.

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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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, September 3rd 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, September 3rd at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Drexton Clemmons from Buzzfeed, Luke Thayer from Dry Bar, Idris Alton from SF Comedy Fest, and Irene Bremis from John Fugelsang and Sirius XM. 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 every Saturday night. Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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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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 1st | 7:15AM

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 1st | 11AM – 1PM

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


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, September 1st | 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.


Summer Concert Series Hosted by Jersey City Free Public Library

Thursday, September 1st | 5PM – 7PM

Dujuana Sharese will be performing spoken word at Canco Park, 47 Dey Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 1st | 7PM – 8PM

Artist and educator Kelli Glancey talks with Bill Curran at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, September 3rd | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Pizza at Razza

Thursday, September 3rd | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 275-277 Grove Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Thursday at White Eagle Hall

Thursday, September 1st | 8PM

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


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Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, September 2nd + Saturday, September 3rd

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.


The Blender at The Fit Club

Friday, September 2nd | 9:30AM – 10:20AM

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


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, September 2nd | 7PM – 12AM

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


Live Music Presented by Rocket Dockit at Corgi Spirits

Friday, September 2nd | 7PM

A lineup of bands and DJs at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, September 2nd | 7PM – 10PM

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


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, September 2nd | 7PM

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


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Brunch at Kitchen Step

Saturday, September 3rd | 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.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, September 3rd | 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, September 3rd | 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.


Saturday Afternoon Belay Certification Class at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, September 3rd | 1PM – 3PM

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


Back to School Pop-Up Hosted by Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, September 3rd | 1PM – 6PM

Enjoy free school supplies (while supplies last) at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, September 3rd | 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.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, September 3rd | 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.


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The Great Train Set at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, September 4th | 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 4th | 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 Prato Bakery Hoboken

Sunday, September 4th | 10AM – 11:30AM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 201 Washington Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Pilates in the Park Hosted by Pier A Pilates

Sunday, September 4th | 2PM

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


Summer Blowout Labor Day Bash at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, September 4th | 4PM

Enjoy food and drink specials, specialty cocktails, and more at 1 Exchange Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Spanish Paellas with a New York Skyline View

Sunday, September 4th | 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.


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 1st | 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 1st | 10:30AM – 11AM

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


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, September 2nd | 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 Class Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Saturday, September 3rd | 10AM – 10:45AM

A sensory and STEAM-based exploratory class. This event will be held at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Mini + Me Peppa Pig Tea Party Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Sunday, September 4th | 4PM – 6PM

Dance, sing, create crafts, and enjoy tasty bites at 20 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, September 6th | 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, September 6th | 2PM – 2:30PM

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


Wind Down Wednesday Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Wednesday, September 7th | 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 7th | 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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US Open Watch Party at Hudson Yards

Thursday, September 1st – Sunday, September 11th

Watch live tennis on a screen overlooking the Hudson River at 60 Columbus Circle in New York City. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, September 2nd

Films like Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul., The Good Boss, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Labor Day Dinner Cruise Hosted by Event Cruises NYC

Friday, September 2nd – Monday, September 5th | 7PM

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


Food Trucks + Sunset at Little Island

Friday, September 2nd | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at Pier 55 at Hudson River Park, Hudson River Greenway in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Zakir Khan Live at NJPAC

Saturday, September 3rd | 7PM

This comedian will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


NYC Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

Sunday, September 4th | 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 4th | 1PM

This event will be held at 49 Washington Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Seventeen at Prudential Center

Tuesday, September 6th | 7:30PM

This K-pop boy band will be performing at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Laughs in the Loft at SOPAC

Wednesday, September 7th | 7:30PM

This comedy show will be held at 1 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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Greene Hook Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 6th | 5:30PM – 7PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 70 Greene Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, September 6th | 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.


Shamanic Sound Journey at Urban Souls Yoga

Tuesday, September 6th | 7:30PM – 9PM

Enjoy a heart-centering path of discovery at 100 Hudson Street, 4th Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


The Clapton Project at Jack Alter Community Center

Tuesday, September 6th | 7:30PM

This show will be held at 1355 Inwood Terrace in Fort Lee. Learn more here.


Neko Case at White Eagle Hall

Tuesday, September 6th | 8PM

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


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, September 6th | 9PM – 12AM

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


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, September 7th

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


Cardio + Strength Circuit with Larisa at The Fit Club

Wednesday, September 7th | 6:15AM – 7AM

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


Apple Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, September 7th | 10AM – 8PM

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


Back to School Giveaway at Miller Branch Library

Wednesday, September 7th | 2PM – 5PM

This event is first-come, first-served, and will be held at 498 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Garden State Jazz Greats on Zoom Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, September 7th | 6:30PM – 8PM

Join Jazz scholar Ben Young as he explores the majesty, style, and genius of New Jersey’s own jazz greats at this virtual event. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, September 7th | 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.


5K Sunset Run at Pier A Park

Wednesday, September 7th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


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Landmark Hospitality — A Visit to the Historic Logan Inn

The Logan Inn, located at 10 West Ferry Street in New Hope, Pennsylvania, is a must-stay destination for weekend getaways, wedding parties, + summer vacations. Learn more here.

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Veris Residential — 2-Bedroom Apartments at Haus25

Haus25, located at 25 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City, has 2-bedroom apartments that provide the perfect living space with multiple coworking locations within the building as well as luxury amenities Receive 2 months free on a 19- to 24-month lease on select apartment homes for a limited time. Learn more here.

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In-Balance Psychotherapy — Accepting New Patients

Victoria of In-Balance Psychotherapy, a virtual private practice new to Hudson County, is currently accepting new patients in the area. Call 201-904-3271 to book a free consultation. Learn more here.

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Website Divider Button Ways To Give Back Locally

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

Hudson Pride Center creates safe spaces to celebrate and enjoy life for members of the LGBTQ+ community + its allies. It advocates for the physical, mental, + social well-being of all people. Volunteers are needed to support these efforts alongside full-time staff members. Opportunities include an office assistant volunteer, tutor specialist, special event support facilities manager, + Pride Festival volunteers. Learn more here.


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