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72 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | September 29-October 2

by Samantha Impaglia
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This weekend marks the start of October — so it’s time to plan your fall happenings in Hudson County. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like a Breast Cancer Awareness 5K, Oktoberfest events around North Jersey, Saved by the 90s at White Eagle Hall, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening from September 29th – October 2nd, 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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House Of ‘Que’s Boot Kickin Brunch Season 3 + Dueling Pianos Show

Saturday October 1st from 12:00PM-4:00PM and every Saturday at 8PM | LEARN MORE

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House Of ‘Que, located at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, is hosting its Boot Kickin Brunch Season 3 this Saturday, October 1st from 12:00PM-4:00PM with live performances from Gary Frost, Samantha Spano, as well as music from DJ Big Country on the Breaks. Not to mention, the brunch event will have no cover or minimums. Later on in the evening and every Saturday night from 8:00PM-11:00PM, House Of ‘Que’s Dueling Pianos Show will take place. The high-energy, interactive performance by Flying Ivories includes all the hits you know and love, song requests, audience games, + more. Reservations are required for the show and you must be 21+ to attend.

For reservations to the HOQ’s Boot Kickin Brunch, email chris@houseofque.com, for reservations to HOQ’s Dueling Pianos Show contact rsvp@houseofque.com, and click here to learn more about House Of ‘Que.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, October 1st 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, October 1st at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Rob Christensen from Comedy Central, Miss Lissa from TMZ Live and the Wendy Williams Show, Natan Badalov from Adult Swim, and Turner Sparks from Lost in America Podcast. 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.(Lineup subject to change).

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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New Client Special at Jane DO

Available Now through October 15th | BOOK NEW CLIENT SPECIAL

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Jane DO, located at 720 Monroe Street, Ground Floor, Suite C-106 in Hoboken and 160 Newark Avenue, Floor 3 in Jersey City, was founded by two Radio City Rockettes and is based on the philosophy that it’s variety that keeps workouts challenging and bodies changing. The five unique classes are 50-minute total body workouts that fuse aerobics, strength training, and flexibility + require zero experience. From now until October 15th, Hoboken Girl readers can receive 50% off Jane DO’s new client special — which includes one week of unlimited classes for just $20 with code ‘HOBOKENGIRL’ at both the Hoboken and Jersey City locations.

Click here to book the new client special at the Hoboken location, click here to redeem at the Jersey City location, and click here to learn more about Jane DO.

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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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oktoberfest events

Oktoberfest 2022 at Ho-Ho-Kus Inn + Tavern

Through Saturday, October 1st

Enjoy a special German menu, live German music, a beer garden, and more at 1 East Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus. Learn more here.


Oktoberfest at Pilsner Haus Biergarten

Through Thursday, October 6th

Enjoy beer, food specials, entertainment, and more at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Oktoberfest at Zeppelin Hall

Through Sunday, October 23rd

Enjoy live music in the garden, beer, pretzels, music, and more at 88 Liberty View Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Our Lady of the Lake Oktoberfest

Through Saturday, October 1st

Enjoy authentic German food, beer, wine, and live music at 26 Lakeside Avenue in Verona. Learn more here.


Oktoberfest Deutscher Club of Clark

Saturday, October 1st + Sunday, October 2nd

Enjoy music and more at 787 Featherbed Lane in Clark. Learn more here.


Oktoberfest at The Woodland

Saturday, October 1st | 12PM – 8PM

This unique, authentic Oktoberfest event features music performances, vendors, and activities for children and families, and will be held at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Learn more here.


9th Annual Original Downtown Somerville Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 1st | 1PM – 9PM

This event includes food, drinks, fun, and games, and will be held at North Bridge Street between Main Street and High Street in Somerville. Learn more here.

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The 32nd Annual Jersey City Art + Studio Tour Hosted by JCAST

Thursday, September 29th – Sunday, October 2nd

This event includes galleries, musical performances, interactive experiences, and more, and will be held on Senate Place, Dey Street, and Newark Avenue. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, September 29th | 7AM

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


BookBike + Yoga Story Time Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, September 29th | 11AM – 1PM

This event will be held at Columbus Park in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, September 29th | 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.


Nucky’s Comedy Show at Hudson Hound

Thursday, September 29th | 6:30PM

This comedy show in a speakeasy will be held at 8 Erie Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Drinks + Food at Lokal

Thursday, September 29th | 7PM – 9PM

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


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, September 29th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Lost Dog Street Band at White Eagle Hall

Thursday, September 29th | 8PM

This band will be performing at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, September 30th + Saturday, October 1st

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.


Strength Sculpt with Hannah at The Fit Club

Friday, September 30th | 6AM – 6:45AM

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


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, September 30th | 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, September 30th | 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 30th | 7PM

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


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Women of Commerce: Breast Cancer Walk Hosted by Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, October 1st | 9AM – 1PM

This event will be held at Kearny Town Hall, 402 Kearny Avenue in Kearny. Learn more here.


Jersey City Harvest Festival 2022

Saturday, October 1st | 10AM – 2PM

Enjoy dance performances, arts + crafts, food, and more at Hamilton Park in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, October 1st | 11AM – 6PM

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


Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Hosted by 902 Brewing Co. + New Jersey Brewery Running Series

Saturday, October 1st | 11AM

This fundraising run will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dominoes Tournament Hoboken Public Library

Saturday, October 1st | 11AM – 3PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this tournament at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille

Saturday, October 1st | 12PM – 2PM

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


Wellness Day at Urban Souls Yoga

Saturday, October 1st | 12PM – 5:30PM

This event includes a free 30-minute specialty classes followed by 5-10 minutes presentations and Q&A’s with Wellness Specialists, and will be held at 100 Hudson Street, 4th Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, October 1st | 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, October 1st | 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, October 1st | 1PM – 3PM

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


Feed the Homeless Hosted by Women Matter Foundation

Saturday, October 1st | 2PM

This event will be held at 2849 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Podcast Recording at Nature’s Park Cafe

Saturday, October 1st | 2PM – 3PM

Pineland’s Nursery will record an episode of their popular podcast Native Plants, Healthy Planet for the first time in front of a live audience at 5 Lakeside Drive South in North Bergen. Learn more here.


Story Residential at Compass Block Party

Saturday, October 1st | 3PM

Celebrate the grand opening of the new space at 10th Street between Bloomfield Street and Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Saved by the 90s at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, October 1st | 8PM

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


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The Great Train Set at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, October 2nd | 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.


Chilltown Boogie Hosted by Con Vivo Music

Sunday, October 2nd

This historical opera will be held in Paulus Hook in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Walk Together to Liberty State Park’s Caven Point Natural Area

Sunday, October 2nd | 10AM

Support the LSP Caven Point Protection Bill S2956 at 300 Morris Pesin Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken’s Home for Sunday Football at House of ‘Que

Sunday, October 2nd | 11AM -11:59PM

Enjoy Bud Light, High Noon, or mimosa buckets, giveaways, and more at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


History of Puerto Rican Migration to New Jersey at Hoboken Public Library

Sunday, October 2nd | 11:30AM – 2:30PM

This event will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Eagles Football Game at Mulligan’s Pub

Sunday, October 2nd | 1PM – 4PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 159 1st Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Spanish Paellas with a New York Skyline View

Sunday, October 2nd | 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 29th | 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 29th | 10:30AM – 11AM

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


Let’s Dance — Bollywood Style Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Thursday, September 29th | 5:30PM – 6:30PM

This energetic and fun class teaches little beginners Bollywood dance using fun games, props, and foot tapping music at 20 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, September 30th | 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, October 1st | 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 Nutrition Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Sunday, October 2nd | 9AM – 9:45AM

This program introduces little ones and parents to new foods through books, songs, arts + crafts, and more at 20 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, October 4th | 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, October 5th | 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, October 5th | 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, October 5th | 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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Archaeology of the Self at NJPAC

Thursday, September 29th | 3PM

Join speaker Yolanda Sealey Ruiz for a discussion about racial literacy in the classroom at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils

Thursday, September 29th | 7PM

This NHL preseason game will be held at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in New York City. Learn more here.


NYC Skyline Dinner Cruise

Friday, September 30th – Sunday, October 2nd | 7PM

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


New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium

Friday, September 30th – Sunday, October 2nd | Various times

These MLB games will be held at 1 E 161 Street in The Bronx, New York. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, September 30th | Various Times

Films like Catherine Called Birdy, Don’t Worry Darling, Moonage Daydream, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, September 30th | 8PM

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


Alice + Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium at Newark Museum of Art

Saturday, October 1st | 11AM, 2PM, 3PM

An interactive theater for learning about astronomy, space, and planetary science. This event will be held at 49 Washington Street in Newark. Learn more here.


NYC Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

Sunday, October 2nd | 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.


Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias at Prudential Center

Sunday, October 2nd | 7PM

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


Laughs in the Loft at SOPAC

Wednesday, October 5th | 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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Spider Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, October 3rd | 10AM – 8PM

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


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, October 4th | 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.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, October 4th | 9PM – 12AM

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


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, October 5th

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 Larissa at The Fit Club

Wednesday, October 5th | 6:15AM – 7AM

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


HPL Art Lecture + Workshop with Liz Ndoye at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, October 5th | 10AM – 12PM

Explore the work of Francisco Goya at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, October 5th | 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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Jaipur Kitchen — Delivering Homemade Healthy Indian Food Weekly

Jaipur Kitchen, a family-owned online business, delivers homemade healthy Indian food across North + Central Jersey every week — focusing on ingredients Indian families have been using for generations. Use code ‘HOBOKENGIRL22’ to get 30% off your first order. Learn more here.

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Paris Spa Center — Ultimate Skin Care Goals

Paris Spa Center, located at 939 Washington Street, is an Uptown Hoboken spa. Founder + owner Sophia is an international Esthetician of 18 years that specializes in facials, lashes, body treatments, customized Biologique Recherche treatments, + more. Learn more here.

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The Spine & Sports Health Center — Meet the New Physician

The Spine & Sports Health Center, located in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Bayonne, is a medical practice that specializes in the non-surgical treatment of spine + joint pain and injury. One of the newest team members is Dr. Kishan A. Sitapara — an Interventional Pain Management and Physical Medicine + Rehabilitation physician who completed his training at the prestigious Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center. You can receive 50% off your first massage — and be sure to let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. Learn more here.

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Hoboken Historical Museum | Hoboken

With the ability to accept a limited number of guests + to participate safely in city-wide events, the Hoboken Historical Museum is periodically in need of volunteers. To check if a need comes up + slots are available, check the sign-up form here. Volunteers are usually needed to set up information pamphlets, welcome registered guests, organize literature, + more. Learn more here.


Hudson County Latino Foundation | Kearny

With the main mission “to improve the lives of residents in Hudson County and to reduce the socio-economic gap for marginalized groups,” this organization has created partnerships, hosted events, + built up the community in ways that truly make a difference. Throughout the year, there are various events + projects where volunteers are needed. Learn more here.


Hudson Pride Center | Jersey City

Hudson Pride Center creates safe spaces to celebrate + enjoy life for members of the LGBTQ+ community and 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 office assistant volunteer, tutor specialist, special event support facilities manager, + Pride Festival volunteers. Learn more here.


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