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58 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Sep 1-5

by Yarleen Hernandez
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Whether you’re heading out or staying in, this week’s Hoboken + Jersey City (and beyond) events guide has got you covered with farmers’ markets, concerts, movie nights, kid-friendly events, and so much more. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend, September 1st – 5th.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

Featured Events

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Hoboken Wellness Crawl 9/19 — Purchase Your Tickets Now!

 September 19, 2021 from 11AM – 4PM | PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE

freebies hoboken wellness crawl 2021

Our Annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl Event is back in-person — happening September 19, 2021, from 11:00AM – 4:00PM in Hoboken AND tickets are available now! Think of it like a ‘bar crawl’ but for wellness businesses in our area. This year we have over 100 vendors participating, all who are giving all Crawlers freebies when they stop by on the 19th during the Crawl and are hosting giveaways. For every ticket sold, we are donating $1 to the Hoboken Community Center Food Pantry. The crawl will feature brick-and-mortar businesses + online/mobile businesses. The goal of the Hoboken Wellness Crawl is to connect local residents with wellness businesses in Hudson County to celebrate all of the incredible food, fitness, health, and beauty options available in our community. You’ll get a map, bracelet, bag, and then walk or bike all around #Hoboken at your leisure to visit different wellness businesses locally that all are giving away freebies, class passes, samples, and more. All of the vendors for the crawl are listed here — including details about freebies, giveaways, and select additional deals. Additional promotions are available from 9/19 to 9/24. (Please note, not every vendor will have an additional promotional offer, but this is a great way to further support our local businesses participating.) 

Click here to get your tickets for the 2021 Hoboken Wellness Crawl. 

Local Hoboken, Jersey City (+Beyond) Events

Liberty Humane Society’s Clear the Shelters

August 23rd – September 19th 

LHS is participating in this years #cleartheshelters. Fee-Waived adoptions from August 23rd – September 19th on featured pets. Learn more here.

Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

Wednesday, September 1st | 6:30PM-7:30PM 

Get your flow on with Asana Soul. It occurs every Wednesday from 6:30PM-7:30PM. The event is free to attend. The location is 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City. Learn more here.

Karaoke at House of ‘Que

Wednesday, September 1st | 7PM 

Head over to House of ‘Que for the Wednesday Karaoke event, every Wednesday. Learn more here.

Sweet Spot Comedy at Mulligans in Hoboken

Wednesday, September 1st | 7:30PM-  9:30PM

Join Sweet Spot Comedy and Mulligan’s Pub in Hoboken for a fun-filled night of politics-free stand up comedy featuring comics from your favorite clubs, comedy shows and festivals all over the US. Learn more here.

The Viet Nam Flag Raising

Thursday, September 2nd | 12PM

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, the Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Consulate of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam present the Viet Nam Flag Raising. Learn more here.

The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market

Thursday, September 2nd + Monday, September 6th | 4PM-8PM 


The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market will be at the Grove PATH Plaza every Monday and Thursday now through December 20th. Shop at a variety of local vendors including Stony Hill Farms, Hoboken Farms, Cake Jars, and many more. Learn more here.

Gallery Mix + Sip at Roig Collection Art Gallery

Thursday, September 2nd | 6PM-8PM | Every Thursday

Stop by Roig Collection Art Gallery every Thursday from 6PM-8PM for live music played by local artists, complimentary drinks and beautiful artwork. Learn more here.

Hoboken Historical Museum’s Hoboken Talks: Irene Korman Sobolov

Thursday, September 2nd | 7PM-8PM | Every Thursday

Hoboken Talks

The Hoboken Historical Museum hosts a live-streamed program called Hoboken Talks every Thursday that is streamed on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter and features a different guest every week. This week’s event features Irene Korman Sobolov, who grew up on the 1200 block of Bloomfield St. in a family that’s been active in community organizing for generations. Register here.

HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market

Friday, September 3rd, Saturday, September 4th + Wednesday, September 8th | Every Friday + Wednesday from 3PM-9PM + Saturday, 12PM-6PM 


HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market, held at the Grove Street PATH Plaza, in Jersey City, is open-air bazaar featuring locally crafted fine art and hand-crafted goods from small businesses while connecting artists and artisans with the Jersey City and Metro NYC community. Learn more here.

Anchorman: Drive-In Movie Night Series

Friday, September 3rd | 7:15PM-10PM 

Head to 107 Morgan Street in Jersey City for a socially distanced drive-in movie night series. Learn more here.

Hoboken Food Pantry’s Back to School Kids Clothing Pop-Up Event

Saturday, September 4th | 9AM-12PM 


Hoboken Food Pantry is hosting a Back to School Kids Clothing event for any child who needs clothes. The clothes are free + new and fit children sizes 5-13. Limited items per household. Hoboken Food Pantry is located at 1301 Washington Street. Learn more here

Smorgasburg Food Festival

Saturday, September 4th | 11AM-6PM | Every Saturday

Smorgasburg brings its incredible foodie expertise to 195 Hudson Street in Jersey City every Saturday. All COVID-19 protocols will be enforced in order to host a safe program for the community. Free to attend. Guests may be required to pre-register to attend. Learn more here.

Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, September 4th | 9AM-2PM | Every Saturday through December

Stop by the Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market happening every Saturday through December under the 14th Street viaduct. Enjoy live music while you shop for fresh food. Learn more here.

Weekend Jazz at The Cottage

Saturday, September 4th + Sunday, September 5th | 12PM-3PM 

Head over to The Cottage for live jazz every Saturday and Sunday. The Cottage is located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Hoboken Pop-Up Artisans Crafts Fair

Saturday, September 4th | 1PM-5PM 

The Hoboken Historical Museum welcomes craft-makers back to the 13th Street Walkway for another Pop-Up Crafts Fair on Saturday, Sept. 4th from 1PM to 5PM. Come by to shop for hand-crafted jewelry, household items, clothing, sweets and more. Learn more here.

Hot IRL Summer Party at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, September 4th | 5PM-12AM 

Stop by Corgi Spirits for the Hot IRL Summer party presented by Uncrownd Sounds and The Elite Camp. Food will be available on site from DLM Kusina, Twelve Truck and Ital Emporium with desserts by Baonanas. Learn more here.

Chinese Cooking Classes with Chef Gilley

Saturday, September 4th | 5PM | Recurring

Enjoy an authentic Chinese culinary experience led by Chef Gilley. In these live online cooking classes, you’ll experience training from Chef Gilley as you prepare a variety of classic Chinese recipes completely from scratch. Learn more here.

Saturday Night Specials! Outdoor Comedy Shows @ Brightside Tavern

Saturday, September 4th | 7PM | Every Saturday

Head to Brightside Tavern for this weekly comedy show with a new lineup of comedians hosted by Rich Kiamco at Brightside Tavern’s patio. Learn more here.

Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, September 4th | 8PM 

Head over to House of ‘Que for the Dueling Pianos event, every Saturday. Learn more here.

2-Mile Fun Run or Walk with Slow AF

Sunday, September 5th | 10AM 

Join a 2-mile fun run or walk every Sunday at 10AM. Learn more here.

Riverview Farmers Market

Sunday, September 5th | 10AM-2PM

The Riverview Farmers Market in Jersey City has fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, and more every Sunday 10AM-2PM. Learn more here.

Hoboken Cove Boathouse Summer Kayaking + Paddle-Boarding

Sunday, September 5th | 11AM-3PM 

Hoboken Cove Boathouse hosts an array of summer events including paddle boarding and kayaking. Join them every weekend through September 12th. Learn more here.

Grab and Go Grocery Bags Provided by The SALT Foundation

Sunday, September 5th | 2PM | Every Sunday

The SALT Foundation is providing Grab and Go grocery bags for anyone who may need free groceries! The Grab and Go bags will be donated every Sunday at 2PM until the food runs out at 637 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Outside @ The Brightside! Stand Up Comedy Sundays

Sunday, September 5th | 6PM | Every Sunday

Head to Brightside Tavern for this weekly comedy show with a new lineup of comedians hosted by Rich Kiamco at Brightside Tavern’s patio. Learn more here.

Giving Digitized’s Virtual Charity Drive

Month of September

Giving Digitized has set up a virtual charity drive for nonprofits for the month of August. Send supplies to charities in need. Learn more here.

TANGENTS: New work by Miguel Cardenas

Now-September 10th

In celebration of Jersey City PRIDE month, the Art House Productions Gallery is excited to present “TANGENTS”, a solo exhibition of new work by Miguel Cardenas from August 1st to September 10th at Village West Gallery in Downtown Jersey City. Learn more here.

Constructed Paintings Exhibit at Dvora by Jersey City Artist Bruce Halpin

Now-September 14th 

Dvora Gallery presents the latest works of Jersey City artist Bruce Halpin, “Constructed Paintings”. The show will continue through September 14th. Learn more here.

Get Your Vaccine at Hoboken University Medical Center


Hoboken University Medical Center encourages people to get vaccinated. The hospital offers the Pfizer + Moderna vaccines. Call the hospital’s vaccine hotline at 201.821.8972 or sign up here.

Swimming in Jersey City



Do some laps at Pershing Field’s Aquatic Center in Jersey City. Learn more here.

HER Drive Hudson County Hosted by Students In Action


Students In Action, a student-run mutual aid group based in Hudson County, hosts a menstrual and hygiene product drive in order to help distribute donations to the Hudson County community in an effort to battle period poverty. They are collecting products for ALL menstruating people. Learn more here.

Open Call for Artists: Creativity Corner Hosted By The Hoboken Public Library

Ongoing | 2PM-3PM

creative corner

Showcase your artwork, poetry, and designs on The Hoboken Public Library’s social media pages. Learn more here.

Magic Hour – A Play by Mile Square Theatre


In this ecstatic SWG dance/theatre work, performers fling themselves through a scary/happy/sad dreamscape in search of how to be, how to make an impact, and how to fade away. Winner of Best Feature Film at the NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival 2021. Reserve tickets here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Play! Hoboken Chess Kids’ Program

Thursday, September 2nd | 4PM-6PM 

Play Hoboken offers a children’s chess program every Monday, Wednesday + Thursday. The first session is free. Parents can sign up their kids on the website. Sign up here.

Kids Art Classes at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 2nd, Friday, September 3rd + Tuesday, September 7th | 11AM-2PM

Kids are welcome to enjoy some painting at the museum. Supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by adults. Masks are required. Learn more here.

Storytime at the Hoboken Fire Department Museum

Sunday, September 5th | 1:30PM-2PM | Every Sunday

This storytime program is designed for the youngest museum visitors, ages 2 – 5 years old, at the Fire Department Museum located at 213 Bloomfield Street. Stories and songs about city life are presented by Museum staff and guest readers every Sunday from 1:30PM – 2PM. All are invited, and the program costs $5 per family. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn more here.

Liberty Science Center’s Dino Dig Adventure Exhibit


Enter the 1,750-square-foot Dino Dig Adventure, where guests are immersed in the landscape of a real paleontological dig. Explore three dig pits and discover fascinating fossils poking out from the sand. Dig for fossils from seven different dinosaur species buried in more than 60 tons of sand. Learn more here.

View our Montclair Girl Events Guide for the Weekend— and for more events in Essex County, click here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

The Farmers’ Market at Hudson Yards

Thursday, September 2nd | 10AM-6PM 

Stop by the Hudson Yards’ Farmers’ Market every Tuesday + Thursday through September 30th on the Public Square + Gardens to shop local produce. Learn more here.

Dog Days of Summer Exhibit & Music on Main

Friday, September 3rd | 5PM-9PM | Every Friday


There are over 120 dog and cat sculptures exhibited up and down the entire length of Main Street, Boonton. Learn more here.

Music with Michaela: Outdoor Music Class for Little Ones

Saturday, September 4th | 11:15PM- 12PM | Every Saturday


Little ones will learn seasonal songs, play instruments, move their bodies, and have fun with Michaela! The event will take place in the grassy area on the corner of Essex Street and Chestnut Street in Montclair. If there is a need for a rain date, you will be given a 3 hours notice prior to the start of class. Register here.

Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, September 4th | Multiple Times Available | Every Saturday


Head over to Branch Brook Park for some family roller skating every week. It’s open to all ages. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Sign up here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

New Parents Outdoor Meet-up at Cafe Esme

Monday, September 6th | 10:30AM-12PM | Every Monday

Come out to have coffee and meet with other parents at Cafe Esme outdoors, where there is a beautiful patio in the back to enjoy the summer. The meetup will be every Monday from 10:30AM-12PM. Babies and kids are welcome to join too. Learn more here.

Hoboken Historical Museum’s Let’s Play Together Kids’ Program

Monday, September 6th | 3PM-4PM

Artist Issa Sow will lead “Let’s Play Together,” a weekly creativity workshop for kids ages 3-11. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Held outside in the walkway by the Museum entrance, the program is designed to be inclusive of children around the entire neurodiversity spectrum. The program is open to all, with a suggested $5 donation. Learn more here.

Weekly Summer Series Hosted by JC Families

Monday, September 6th | Every Monday | 5PM-6:30PM 

Stop by every Monday evening for a rotating series of family-friendly events that will include magic shows, puppet shows, music, and more. Events are free to attend. Learn more here.

Play! Hoboken Chess Kids’ Program

Monday, September 6th, Wednesday, September 8th + Thursday, September 9th | 4PM-6PM 

Play Hoboken offers a children’s chess program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The first session is free. Sign up here.

Saku Sushi-Making Class

Tuesday, September 7th | 6PM-7:30PM

Take a sushi-making class at Saku in Hoboken. In this hour and a half class, you will learn how to make three types of rolls and how to make the rice vinegar for your sushi rice. Saku is located at 936 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.

JC Local Market

Tuesday, September 7th | 8PM

Stop by this weekly market at Harborside, perfect for grabbing fresh produce on the way home from work. Expect a delicious variety of artisanal items, plus jewelry and more. Learn more here.

Jersey City Ballroom Open House

Tuesday, September 7th | 8:30PM

Join Jersey City Ballroom for a free open house featuring mini-dance classes, performances, and light refreshments. Tour the studio, meet the instruction team, and enjoy an introduction to dancing. Jersey City Ballroom offers group classes and one-on-one lessons for a variety of partner dances including Latin, Ballroom, Swing, Salsa, Tango, Wedding Dances, and Kid’s Classes. All ages and all dance levels are welcome. Call at 201-969-6260 or email them at info@jerseycityballroom.com with any questions. Learn more here.

New York Fashion Week Fashion Shows + Events

Wednesday, September 8th-12th

New York Fashion Week is back in NYC. Learn more here.

Groove on Grove in JC

Wednesday, September 8th | 6PM-9PM 

Groove on Grove is back! Head over to Grove PATH Plaza for good vibes and live music. Learn more here.

Learn How to Play Chess at Play Hoboken

Wednesday, September 8th | 6PM 

Learn how to play chess every Wednesday at Play Hoboken! The adult social chess night from 6-10PM is for all levels and basic instruction is available from 6PM-7PM. Food and beverages are available for purchase and it is a BYOB facility if anyone wishes to bring beer or wine. Learn more here.

Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

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

Get your flow on with Asana Soul. It occurs every Wednesday from 6:30PM-7:30PM. The event is free to attend. The location is 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City. Learn more here.

Free Community Knitting Virtual Class

Wednesday, September 8th | 7PM

Join a free community knitting virtual class every Wednesday. All fiber crafts are welcome. Register here.

Ways to Give Back Locally

Westside Community Fridge | Delaware Avenue, Jersey City

The Westside Community Fridge in Jersey City provides fresh food to anyone in need 24/7. Volunteers are needed to donate food and monetary resources. Items such as fresh fruit, vegetables, yogurt, milk, non-perishables, and more are needed to support the community. Learn more here.

Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse | Uptown Waterfront, Hoboken

The Hoboken Waterfront is home to some of the most breathtaking views of NYC as well as a playground for countless activities. The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse wants residents to enjoy what the Hudson River has to offer while taking care of the space as well. HCCB encourages residents to pick up trash in the area as they see it, but will also start to host community pick-up times as weather permits. Volunteers are needed to support the clean-up efforts and can be trained to lead volunteer trips. Learn more here.

Round 2 Resources | Hoboken

Round 2 Resources allows items throughout our community to have a second chance and avoid landfills. The non-profit organization has made a commitment to protect the environment by gathering useful resources throughout the community and re-distributing these items to those who have a need for them. Its mission is not tied to just one cause—as the tagline suggests, “we are not fighting to champion one cause, we are fighting for the world.” To make a donation or volunteer, contact leadership at round2resources@gmail.com.

Partner Happenings

The Spine and Sports Health Center: Providing Personalized Chiropractic Care

The Spine and Sports Health Center is the perfect place to receive personalized chiropractic care that may alleviate persistent headaches, boost energy levels, improve posture, + bring about a greater sense of overall well-being. PS: Meet the newest member of The Spine & Sports Health Center family: Dr. James Redondo (a board-certified chiropractor). 

The Hype Room: Hoboken’s First Interactive Selfie Studio is Here

The Hype Room, Hoboken’s first interactive selfie studio, has officially debuted in the Mile Square + now you have a space for all your photography needs. With a little inspiration from local graffiti artists, students, + zoom backgrounds, the Hype Room is available for individual bookings, parties, bachelorettes, + more.

Exclusive Offer: Receive 10% OFF your booking with the code “HOBOKENGIRL”.

Jersey City Non-Profit ‘The Whole Spectrum’ Hosting Autism Awareness Event on 9/9

This year’s 6th Annual Autism Acceptance Event is just that and will take place on Thursday, September 9th at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City at 6PM. The event supports The Whole Spectrum, a nonprofit founded by Sherry Singh in 2016 with the purpose of raising awareness, acceptance, and advocacy for all individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Don’t forget to attend this year’s 6th Annual Autism Acceptance Event which is scheduled for September 9th on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian in Jersey City. Tickets start at $100 with all proceeds going to The Whole Spectrum Foundation and sponsorship opportunities are available from $1,000 to $5,000 packages.

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