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62 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | Thanksgiving Weekend 2022

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The holiday season has arrived and in just a few days, we’ll all be spending time with family, watching football, and eating lots of Thanksgiving fare. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like a Drake yoga class, Miracle on Mercer at Franklin Social, Acoustic Wednesdays at 902 Brewing, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, November 25th – November 27th, 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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Mined Canon Productions’ Peep/Show The Body

Shows from Wednesday, November 30th – Saturday, December 3rd | PURCHASE TICKETS

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Peep/Show The Body from Mined Canon Productions* is performing at SMUSH Gallery in Jersey City — which will include live streaming options from November 30th to December 3rd with sliding scale tickets available. This fun performance invites its audience to take a look through a literal peephole to consider bodily autonomy, addressing pain, and also dancing along.

Click here to purchase tickets and learn more about Mined Canon Productions.

This event is supported by Art House Cares, a grant program by Art House Productions in Jersey City, made possible by support from New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation. www.arthouseproductions.org Co-produced by Torn Out Theater. www.TornOutTheater.org

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, November 25th at 8PM + Saturday, November 26th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has shows on Friday, November 25th at 8:00PM and Saturday, November 26th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, The Nick Cannon Show, Showtime, Adult Swim, Amazon Prime, and West End Comedy Fest. Show tickets purchased online in-advance are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door 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 Hoboken Girl’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide Finalists

Ongoing until December 9th | VOTE NOW

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The finalists for the Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide are in! HG readers have collectively chosen the top three finalists based on who received the most noms in each category — and now it’s your chance to vote for your favorites. You can vote once per day in all categories, now through Friday, December 9th at 11:59PM. The winners will be announced in mid-December once the categories are tallied.

Click here to vote for your favorite businesses and to learn more about HG’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide finalists.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, November 25th | 7AM

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


The Blender — Thanksgiving Mega Edition at The Fit Club

Thursday, November 25th | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

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


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Black Friday Shopping Downtown Jersey City Hosted by HDSID

Friday, November 25th – Sunday, November 27th | Various Times

Local retailers, eateries, and services are lined up to deliver Black Friday offers + kick off the Holiday season. This event will be held at the Historic Downtown neighborhood in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, November 25th + Saturday, November 26th

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.


Drake Yoga Class at Real Hot Yoga Hosted by Brittany Torstrup

Friday, November 25th | 7PM – 8:30PM

Guests can flow to 75 minutes of Drake music, and enjoy some treats afterwards. This event will be held at 1414 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, November 25th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Friday Extended Happy Hour + Live Bands at House of ‘Que

Friday, November 18th | 7PM – 12AM

Enjoy happy hour and live local bands until 9PM at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, November 18th | 7PM

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


Sound Bath Energy Healing at Urban Souls Yoga

Friday, November 25th | 7:30PM – 9PM

Led by Leigh and Brendan of Urban Souls, this self-care experience aims to aid in the healing + strengthening of the mind-body connection. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Miracle on Mercer — A Christmas Cocktail Experience at Franklin Social | 292 Barrow Street, Jersey City

Ongoing until December 31st

Enjoy festive, holiday-inspired drinks at 292 Barrow Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Blues, Bourbon + Brunch at Del Frisco’s Grille

Saturday, November 26th | 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, November 26th | 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, November 26th | 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, November 26th | 1PM – 3PM

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


Walkway Pops Hosted by Cynsartshop

Saturday, November 26th | 2PM – 7PM

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


Back to Back to Black: Amy Winehouse Celebration at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, November 26th | 8PM

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


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, November 26th | 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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Pompeii: The Immortal City at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, November 27th | Various times

Check out this new exhibit that explores a first-century Roman town at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Sunday, November 27th | 11AM -11:59PM

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


Forever Welded Permanent Jewelry Pop-Up at Cafe Vista

Sunday, November 27th | 12PM – 4PM

This NJ-based welded jewelry company will be offering custom welded jewelry with charms, multiple chain options, and various metals. This event will be held at 527 Monroe Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Football Afternoon at Zeppelin Hall

Sunday, November 27th | 1PM – 4PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 88 Liberty View Drive in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Balance + Flow Event Series — Feel to Heal: Sacral Chakra at Sol Spirit Yoga + Wellness

Sunday, November 27th | 3:30PM – 5:30PM

Sol Spirit Yoga + Wellness has teamed up with The Purple Thread to create a live group experience designed for each of the seven energy centers. This event will be held at 523 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, November 25th | 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, November 26th | 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.


Mommy Meet-Up Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Monday, November 28th | 10AM – 10:45AM

Mix and mingle with other moms while the little ones play at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, November 29th | 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.


Kids’ Ballroom + Latin Programs at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, November 30th | Various times

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


Bilingual Story Time at Hoboken Public Library Grand Street Location

Wednesday, November 30th | 3:30PM -4PM

Kids ages 4 and under can enjoy themed books, songs, and a take-home activity. This event will be held at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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    • Back to Nature Home + Garden Market — Basking Ridge | Ongoing; Learn more here.
    • Winter Walk Holiday Lights in Taylor Park — Millburn | Ongoing; Learn more here.
    • Patio Pups at Mainbrook Tavern — Manalapan | November 24th; Learn more here.
    • Holiday Vendor Village at Coffee Corral — Red Bank | November 26th; Learn more here.
    • Holiday Photo Shoot Hosted by Hound About Town — Jersey City | November 26th; Learn more here.
    • Long Branch Holiday Bazaar — Long Branch | November 26th – December 11th; Learn more here.
    • SantaPaws Event at Woof Gang Bakery + Grooming Cranford-Westfield — Cranford | November 27th; Learn more here.
    • Photos with Santa Hosted by Woof Gang Bakery + Grooming Bridgewater — Bridgewater | November 27th; Learn more here.

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Heated Winter Wonderland at Loreley NYC Restaurant + Biergarten

Ongoing

Guests can enjoy a seasonally decorated interior, a heated outdoor beer garden, and specialty menu items. This event will be held at 7 Rivington Street 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.


INTER_ Interactive Art Experience

Ongoing

This event will be held at 415 Broadway in New York City. Learn more here.


Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience Hosted by National Geographic

Ongoing until Sunday, January 1st | Various Times 

Explore the history of King Tut with this self-guided immersive experience. This event will be held at 299 South Street in New York City. Learn more here.


NYC Skyline Dinner Cruise

Thursday, November 24th – Sunday, November 27th | 7PM

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


The White Blacks Performance at Theater for The New City

Friday, November 25th — Sunday, November 27th | Various Times

Written + directed by Melanie Maria Goodreaux, this play tells the story of the Southern “Creole” family — a culture proud of its Black heritage, though burdened with grief over individuals “passing” as white. This event will be held at 155 First Avenue in New York City. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, November 25th | Various times

Films like Strange World, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, The Fabelmans, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Various Saturday Events at NJPAC

Saturday, November 26th  | Various times

These events include Paint + Sips in the Ironbound, Boyz II Men, and Mike Marino with special guest John Bramnick, and will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats! at NJPAC

Sunday, November 27th  | 3PM

The host of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen will present a multi-media show that blends science, music, and food  at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Giving Tuesday Free Classes at Three Jewels Studio

Tuesday, November 29th | All Day

To celebrate Giving Tuesday, Three Jewels Enlightenment Studio is offering all in-studio classes for free. This event will be held at 5 E 3rd Street in New York City. Learn more here.


Verdi’s La Traviata at SOPAC

Wednesday, November 30th | 6:30PM

This concert will be held at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Straight No Chaser: The 25th Anniversary Celebration at NJPAC

Wednesday, November 30th | 7:30PM

Listen to this acapella group at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


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Pumpkin Pie Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, November 28th | 10AM – 8PM

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


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Monday, November 28th | 8PM – 9PM

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


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, November 29th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, November 29th | 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.


Drinks + Snacks at Wurstbar

Tuesday, November 29th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 516 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Sound Bath Energy Healing at Urban Souls Yoga

Tuesday, November 29th | 7:30PM – 9PM

Led by Leigh and Brendan of Urban Souls, this self-care experience aims to aid in the healing + strengthening of the mind-body connection. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, November 29th | 9PM – 12AM

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


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, November 30th

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.


“What’s New?” Book Discussion Hosted by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, November 30th | 5PM– 6PM

This month’s book discussion will focus on The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken or on Zoom. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, November 30th | 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.


Acoustic Wednesdays at 902 Brewing

Wednesday, November 30th | 7PM – 10PM

Listen music at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. 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.


Liberty Humane Society | Jersey City

The Liberty Humane Society is an open admission shelter contracted by Jersey City, Hoboken, + Bayonne to take in strays day or night, medically assess the animals, give them vaccinations + microchips, spay or neuter them, + get them socially prepared for lifelong adoptions. Volunteers help the shelter run smoothly, increase adoptions, + help make the animals happier. 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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