• Top 16 Things To Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {August 3rd – August 6th}

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    August certainly snuck up on us {#creeperstatus}, so don’t let the weekend do the same without penciling in your list of activities ASAP. Whether you want to nosh on peach pie, get your namaste on, or dive into some Risky Business, Hoboken and Jersey City have a lot to offer this week. Below are the top 15 things to do in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend:

     

    Featured Event: Sex & The City Brunch – Saturday, August 5th from 11:00 AM – 3:00PM

    What’s better than a trip to NYC with your best girls? A brunch in Hoboken with a view of NYC — and a Sex and the City theme. Gather your girl gang – because Ainsworth Hoboken {310 Sinatra Drive} is having a Sex and the City-themed brunch on Saturday, August 5th from 11AM – 3PM, and you’re invited. For $45 a person you’ll get bottomless Cosmo-sas,  mimosas, Bloody Marys, Bellinis + the “Best Brownie in Town” to follow. There will be SATC re-runs playing throughout the bar, just for nostalgia sake. What could seriously be better for a Saturday afternoon with the girls? Do what Charlotte would – make a reservation in advance for 5 or more {call (201) 716-7070 or email info@paigegroupny.com to do so} and you’ll get 1 person’s brunch cost free {including drinks + a special swag bag} for your spot [other 4 ladies/gents will have to pay ticket price]. It’s the perfect event to catch up with friends, celebrate the squad, and channel your inner Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, or Samantha.

    Yoga at Pier 13 – Thursday, August 3rd at 7:00 PM

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    What could be better than kicking off the weekend by channeling you inner zen, you ask? Doing it with a view of NYC, of course. Grab your yoga mat and water bottle and head out for this weekly yoga sesh at Pier 13. Join The Hudson Yoga Project for a one-hour vinyasa class that will de-stress you for the remainder of the week and get you prepped for the weekend.

    Donate a Pint and Save 3 Lives Blood Drive at the Hoboken Medical Center – Thursday, August 3rd at 8:30 AM

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    Looking for a sweet way to get back? Donate a pint of blood and get a cup of coffee when you swing by The Hoboken Medical Center at 308 Willow Ave, Hoboken. When you donate blood, you’ll receive a $5 gift card to get your java fix at Dunkin’ Donuts — conveniently located right inside Hoboken Medical Center.

    Swing Sabroso Concert + Hoboken Vintage Car Show at Sinatra Park – Thursday, August 3rd at 7:00 PM

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    Get your engines {and ears} ready — Swing Sabroso is back at Sinatra Park in Hoboken as part of the city’s Summer Enchanted Evenings concert series to heat up this summer night with some steamy salsa {listen here}. Bonus: there will be a vintage car show on Sinatra Drive to peruse as you enjoy some live music in the background.

    ’90s Tribute Night at Maxwell’s Tavern – Friday, August 4th at 8:00 PM

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    If you miss the ’90s as much as we do, stop by Maxwell’s Tavern in Hoboken for a tribute night dedicated to our favorite decade of music. Bands will be playing tunes by Incubus, Nirvana, and Soundgarden/Audioslave. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

    Gato Loco Live in the Parlour at Fox + Crow in JC – Friday, August 4th at 10:00 PM

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    Get ready for a night of Cuban music at the Fox and Crow in Jersey City courtesy of Gato Loco, which is a band that fuses Latin, rock, and jazz — so no matter your music taste, you’ll be able to get your groove on here.

    Pitter Patter Pup Adoption Day at Pier 13 – Saturday, August 5th at 11:00 AM  – CANCELLED.

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    Unfortunately, this event had to be cancelled — but we’re hoping they reschedule because who doesn’t love puppies on the pier? Your heart will Pitter Patter when you stop by Pier 13 on Saturday and see the pups looking for their forever homes. If you’re in search of a new bfff {best fury friend forever}, you’ll definitely want to stop by to grab a drink, some eats, a great skyline view, and some adorable puppy kisses.

    Pilsner Haus + Biergarten Nights with DJ Bryant – Saturday, August 5th at 10:00 PM  

    Grab a craft beer or order up your fave cocktail, and let loose this Saturday night with DJ Bryant E at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten. Located at 14th + Grand in Hoboken, this is the perfect event to round out your weekend festivities — hit the floor with the guest DJ or enjoy the sweet summer night at Pilsner Haus’ outdoor space.

    JC Heights Happy Hour at Bloomsbury Sq – Saturday, August 5th at 4:30 PM

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    Grab your squad {and your IG filters} and head to Bloomsbury Sq for a picture perfect evening. Craft flower crowns for all those gorgeous selfies, save on skincare, and enjoy complimentary drinks and treats.

    Peach Pie Contest and Peachy Party at the Riverview Farmers Market in JC – Sunday, August 6th 

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    Feeling peachy keen? Then this event has your name all over it. Head out to Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview-Fisk Park in JC. Their hosting their annual Peachy Party, where you can show off your baking skills by whipping up the best peach pie and participating in the pie-making contest. Click here for more information and to apply for the contest.

    Painting at the Pier at P13R – Sunday, August 6th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM  

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    Take watercolor to a whole new level by joining Blackbird Gallery and Art Studio to do some painting on Pier 13. If you want to bring your creative side to the waterside, sign up fast — there’s only one more paint night on the pier left in August!

    World War I Centennial Opening Reception at the Hoboken Historical Museum – Sunday, August 6th at 2:00 PM

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    The newest exhibition at the Hoboken Historical Museum called “Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken,” centers around the transformation of the Mile Square after the U.S. entered WWI. You’ll learn about the city’s role in this crucial part of history through personal photos, letters, and uniforms from Hobokenites for an immersive experience.

    Sattva Yoga at Sgt. Anthony Park in JC – Sunday, August 6th at 10:00 AM  

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    No matter what yoga experience you may {or may not} have, you’ll fit right in with this outdoor yoga class at Sgt. Antony’s Park in Jersey City. Note: While this is a FREE event, donations are encouraged.

    Upcoming Weekday Events: 

    Tuesday, August 8th at 8:00 PM – Game of Thrones Trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern. RSVP here.

    Tuesday, August 8th at 8:00 PM – Movie Night at Pier 13 – Risky Business

    Wednesday, August 9th at 7:00 PM – Mojito Madness Cocktail Class at Liberty House Restaurant.  Call 201-395-0300 to snag your spot.

     

    So many events, so little time. Start planning your adventures now and don’t forget to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl!


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    By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.