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72 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | September 7-September 10, 2023

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Labor Day Weekend usually marks the unofficial end of summer, but this weekend’s forecast suggests otherwise, and we’re acting accordingly. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with HDSID’s All About Downtown Street Fair, Italian Sports Legends in Hoboken, Jersey City Pier Fest at J. Owen Grundy Pier, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend September 7th through September 10th, 2023.

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Disclaimer: 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.


HDSID’s 12th Annual All About Downtown Street Fair

Saturday, September 9th from 12:00PM-8:00PM | LEARN MORE

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HDSID’s 12th Annual All About Downtown Street Fair is taking place this Saturday, September 9th from 12:00PM-8:00PM at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall and Grove PATH Plaza between Grove Street and Coles Street in Jersey City. The fun-filled day will have over 300+ artist and artisan vendors, local shops, and restaurants participating — selling everything from handmade candles and jewelry to french pastries. Plus, there will be kids rides and face painting, beer gardens, and live music during the event.

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Evolve Psychotherapy’s Free Phone Consultation

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Evolve Psychotherapy, located at 221 River Street in Hoboken is a modern and relatable evidence-based therapy practice for adults, adolescents, and couples. Evolve believes therapy should help clients feel supported rather than pathologized and help treat and manage issues including anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress, anger management, self-esteem, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. HG readers can also receive a free 15-minute phone consultation when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’. Call 908-498-7448 with questions or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

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Seafood Boil at Maddy Rose Restaurant

Thursday, September 14th from 7:00PM-9:00PM | PURCHASE TICKETS

Maddy Rose Restaurant at Liberty House, located at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City, is hosting a Seafood Boil next Thursday, September 14th from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Tickets for this event are $107 per person, which includes a delicious family-style menu created by Executive Chef, Nick Paller, along with curated wine pairings and local craft beers. The menu includes shrimp, lobster, King Crab legs, clams, and scallops steamed together in an Old Bay flavored seafood broth with chorizo, Yukon potatoes, corn on the cob, and red onions, as well as sides of mac n’ cheese, fried okra, creamy potato salad, deviled eggs, and more. You’ll end the night with a peach crumble served with vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Click here to purchase tickets to the seafood boil and click here to learn more about Maddy Rose Restaurant at Liberty House.

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Fall Screenings on the Green at W Hoboken

Starts on September 14th and Every Following Thursday in September + First Thursday in October from 8:00PM-10:00PM | PURCHASE TICKETS

Starting next week, W Hoboken, located at 225 River Street in Hoboken, is hosting Screening on the Green every Thursday night throughout September and the first week of October. From 8:00PM-10:00PM, this ‘silent’ outdoor movie experience will feature some of the top movies of all time on the W Hoboken lawn including a special screening of Barbie on 9/28. Tickets are $25 and each guest will receive a headset, seating (you are also welcome to bring your own seating), and unlimited popcorn. Cocktails, beer, wine, + non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase. Not to mention, the event is sponsored by Peroni and will include free samplings, fun giveaways, raffles, and more. 

Click here to purchase tickets, click here to purchase tickets for the special screening of Barbie, and click here to learn more about W Hoboken. 

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, September 8th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, September 9th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM | BUY TICKETS

The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has four shows this weekend on Friday, September 8th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, September 9th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM. All shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Showtime, Boston Comedy Festival, NYC Comics, Comedy Central, NY Comedy Club, Sirius XM, Bob and Tom Show, SF Sketchfest, Netflix, and Jersey CIty Comedy Fest. Show tickets $25 for all shows plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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 Local Girl Real Estate Listings

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To make home hunting that much simpler, our parent brand The Local Girl has launched a Real Estate Listings Directory. The directory is an ever-growing, curated list of real estate properties throughout New Jersey, from Hoboken, Jersey City, + down to the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re looking for a new house, condo, or rental, or you’re looking to list your property as a realtor or owner, we’re here to help you find your way home.

Click here to browse The Local Girl’s real estate listings directory and click here to learn more about how it works.

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Italian Sports Legends in Hoboken 

Thursday, September 7th – Sunday, September 10th | Various times

This multi-day event will celebrate the stories of the most representative athletes and their extraordinary successes. This event will be held at Riverside Park in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, September 7th | 7AM

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


Strength Sculpt with Melanie at The Fit Club

Thursday, September 7th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


HDSID Presents Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, September 7th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the summer market of 2023. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Ghosts Are Coming Home Record Release Show at Pet Shop

Thursday, September 7th | 7PM – 11PM

Jersey City’s CR and the Nones is celebrating the night before with a special release show with Elk City + Frank + The Hurricanes. This event will be held at 193 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, September 7th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Widely Grown at Fox + Crow

Thursday, September 7th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Save Ellis Island Hard Hat Tours at Ellis Island

Ongoing

This is a 90-minute guided tour of the unrestored Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital Complex. Tickets offer self-guided Audio Tour headsets as you tour around both Ellis Island and Liberty Island. This event will be held at Ellis Island in Jersey City. Learn more here.


JC Fridays at Various Locations

Friday, September 8th | Various times

Come out to a city-wide arts festival taking place in all 6 wards of Jersey City. This event will be held in various locations in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Friday Workout at Northwest Resiliency Park

Friday, September 8th | 5:45AM

A weekly workout for all men to take part in a boot camp-style workout. This event will be held at 12th and Jefferson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Shopping Event at Madewell

Friday, September 8th | 4PM – 8PM

@hoboken_og is hosting a shopping event at Madewell with snacks + sips from The Hive. This event will be held at 202 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Jersey City Pier Fest at J. Owen Grundy Pier

Friday, September 8th | 6PM – 9PM

Celebrate late summer with world-class Latin Jazz, dance instruction, and food. This event will be held at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Noise Violation at Madd Hatter

Friday, September 8th | 6:30PM – 9PM

Enjoy different musical hits from Paramore, Three Days Grace, Green Day, and more. This event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, September 8th | 7PM – 10PM

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


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Uptown Farmer’s Market in Hoboken

Saturday, September 9th | 9AM – 2PM

This market will be open for business between Grand and Adam Street under the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Free Fun 5K Run + Walk at Exchange Place

Saturday, September 9th | 9:15AM

Join in on a fun 5K either through running and/or walking. This event will start off outside of the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Coffee at Hey Coffee People

Saturday, September 9th | 10AM – 11AM

Enjoy a weekly coffee and pastries catch-up, hosted by The Meet Up Crew. RSVP is required. This event will be held at 55 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Endless Summer Pop-Up Market at 3 Acres

Saturday, September 9th | 12PM – 3PM

A pop-up market featuring 20+ local vendors from skincare, candles, jewelry, baked goods, and more. This event will be held at 400 Claremont Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, September 9th | 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.


Walkway Pops at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, September 9th | 1PM – 6PM

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


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, September 9th | 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.


Silent Reading + Painting at Pier A Park

Saturday, September 9th | 2:30PM – 4:30PM

This weekly event welcomes people to bring a mat and sit while reading or painting. This event will be held in Hoboken. Learn more here.


La Ofrenda Art Exhibition in Jersey City

Saturday, September 9th | 6PM

The Commuter Gallery presents Gino Markocs’ work dealing with native spiritualism + mysticism, with a dance performance and installation. This event will be held at 15 Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Murder by Death at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, September 9th | 8PM

Join Nate Marshall, Alex Grubard, Alex Nicholas, Black Force, and The Docs for a stand-up showcase. This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Emerson Wolfe and the Wishbones at Fox + Crow

Saturday, September 9th | 8PM – 10PM

This musical event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, September 9th | 8PM – 11PM

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


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Peter Fiordalisi Exhibit at Hoboken Historical Museum

Ongoing until September 17th

A solo exhibition of Peter’s work titled Patterns in the Palisades: The Pen + Ink drawings of Peter Fiordalisi is on display. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Red Kalyna: Poetry for a Free Ukraine at Hoboken Historical Museum

Sunday, September 10th | 4PM – 6PM

A poetry event featuring poets including Bob Holman, Olena Jennings, Vasyl Makhno, and Vera Sirota. This event will be held online and in person at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Industry Night at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, September 10th | 4PM – 11PM

Chefs, bartenders, and servers can enjoy discounted eats including sliders, fries, and cocktails. This event will be held at 1 Exchange Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Women’s Circle on Zoom

Sunday, September 10th | 7PM

Join a space for the celebration of joy, community, and healing. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.  


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Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 7th | 10AM – 12PM

Bring your child aged 2-5 to 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken for art-making. Learn more here.


BookBike Yoga Story Time at Elysian Park

Thursday, September 7th | 10:30AM

Catch the BookBike every Thursday with a children’s storytime. This event will be held at 1001 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, September 8th | 10AM – 11AM

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


Puppetonia Show

Wednesday, September 13th | 10AM, 11AM, 12:30PM

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.


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  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | September 7th; Learn more here.
  • Hackensack Brewing Vinyl Thursdays — Hackensack | September 7th; Learn more here.
  • Union Farmer’s Market — Union | September 7th; Learn more here.
  • Parsippany Farmers Market — Parsippany | September 7th; Learn more here.
  • Yappy Hour at Wonder Bar — Asbury Park | September 7th + September 8th; Learn more here.
  •  Merry Hot Cocoa — Hoboken + Jersey City September 8th, September 9th, September 10th; Learn more here.
  •  All About Downtown Street Festival — Jersey City | September 9th; Learn more here.
  •  Back to School Photobooth at JB Pet — Hawthorn | September 9th – September 12th; Learn more here.
  •  Dog Day at the Secaucus Pool — Secaucus | September 9th; Learn more here.
  • Van Vorst Farmers Market — Jersey City | September 9th; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | September 9th; Learn more here.
  •  Parsippany Food Truck and Music Festival at Veterans Park — Parsippany | September 9th; Learn more here.
  • Bedminster Farmers Market — Bedminster | September 9th; Learn more here.
  • Wayne Farmers Market — Wayne | September 9th; Learn more here.
  • Clinton Community Farmers Market — Clinton | September 10th; Learn more here.
  • West End Farmers Market — Hackettstown | September 10th; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | September 10th; Learn more here.
  • NJ Wiener Meetup in  Hamilton Park — Jersey City | September 10th; Learn more here.
  • Garden State Plaza Farmers Market Hosted by Mega Bite — Paramus | September 10th; Learn more here.
  • Farmers Market at Church Square Park — Hoboken | September 12th; Learn more here.
  • Bark in the Park at Somerset Patriots — Somerset | September 12th; Learn more here.

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Freedom Liberty 75-Minute Cruise at Pier 78

Ongoing

Hop aboard on a boat ride where you can enjoy an open roof deck and witness the New York skyline and have a selfie opportunity with the Statue of Liberty. This event will be held at 455 12th Avenue in New York City. Learn more here.


Afternoon Tea in New York City

Ongoing

Join a journey of sight, sound, and taste, as guests explore New York in their own mobile tea room. This event will be held in New York City. Learn more here.


Public Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

Thursday, September 7th | 12PM – 1PM

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a leisurely stroll in the gardens. This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Public Gallery Tour at Wave Hill

Thursday, September 7th | 2PM – 3PM

Explore exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery where you will learn more about the relationship between nature, culture, and site.  This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Central Jersey JazzFest in Flemington + Somerville 

Saturday, September 9th + Sunday, September 10th | Various times

A free multi-city all-star Jazz Festival with performances by The David Gibson Quartet, Lafayette Harris Jr. and Friends, Michaela Marino Lerman, and more. This event will be held in Flemington + Somerville. Learn more here.


Fall Open House at Hudson Kitchen 

Saturday, September 9th | 10AM – 2PM

Get a glimpse of Hudson Kitchen’s commercial kitchen, storage, co-working space, and more. This event will be held at 9 Basin Drive in Kearny. Learn more here


Sky Bloom at The Edge

Ongoing

Step into an immersive floral display created by floral artist Ivie Joy. This event will be held at 30 Hudson Yards in New York. Learn more here.


INTER_ Interactive Art Experience

Ongoing

This event will be held at 415 Broadway in New York City. 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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Powerhouse Street Club’s Weekly Warm-Up at Departed Soles

Monday, September 11th | 6:45PM

The Monday warm-up is a weekly run/walk designed to prepare you for the week, with a 3.5-mile route that’s an out-and-back course from Departed Soles Brewery to the Water’s Soul Statue. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Monday Night Football at Amelia’s Bistro 

Monday, September 11th | 7PM

Watch the New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills football game, with half-priced appetizers, alcoholic drinks specials, and more. This event will be held at 187 Warren Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, September 12th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


Hoboken to The Heights! at Engel + Volkers Hoboken

Tuesday, September 12th | 7PM

Learn from expert real estate advisor and Jersey City resident, Erin Connors, about moving to the Jersey City Heights area. This event will be held at 159 14th Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Adult Book Club at The Apple Tree House

Wednesday, September 13th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

There will be a discussion of the book Who Was Nellie Bly? by Margaret Gurevich. This event will be held at 298 Academy Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Acoustic Wednesday’s On The Roof at 902 Brewing Co.

Wednesday, September 13th | 7PM

902 Brewing Co. hosts a different artist weekly on their rooftop patio. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Wing Eating Contest at GTK

Wednesday, September 12th | 7PM

 Eat 10 wings as fast as you can to help the Hoboken Community Center. This event will be held at 1014 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Wednesday, September 13th | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 54 Coles Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music Wednesdays at Backstage Lounge

Wednesday, September 13th | 7:30PM – 10:30PM

This weekly musical event will be held at 1039 Washington Street in Hoboken. 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.


The Community Food Bank of New Jersey | Hillside

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of Feeding America®, is the leading anti-hunger + anti-poverty organization in the state. What started as a modest enterprise in the back of founder Kathleen DiChiara’s station wagon in downtown Newark in 1975 became an incorporated non-profit in 1982 and has grown to two warehouse facilities in Hillside + Egg Harbor Township. Learn more here.

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