HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: June 27 Edition

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As always, there’s TONS to do around town this weekend, even with a ton of people at the shore. With all that Hoboken has to offer for the weekend, good luck choosing just one thing to do!

1. UFC Gym Hoboken Open House Saturday, June 28 at 9AM-2PM

Box away your worries!

Join UFC Hoboken for our Open House event! Bring your friends and family for a day of boxing, kickboxing, food, fun, prizes and more! Check out what UFC Hoboken has to offer!

2. #BigFlea Event Hosted by Pacific Flea Saturday, June 28 at 11AM-6PM

Food, art, and more!

Antique and vintage market Pacific Flea hosts the second installment of their monthly #BigFlea event this Saturday, June 28th.  Expect live music, DJs, live art demos, food vendors, and antiques, crafts, and vintage dealers. The Pacific Avenue market is open every Saturday in a smaller capacity, but the larger #BigFlea event happens once a month. Jersey City-based record labels Green Village and Open Crates are teaming up to provide great local musical acts and DJs.  Live performances include Karen Davis, an indie rock duo that counts Tracy Chapman and Patty Smith as influences. They’ve also partnered with Rising Tide Capital, a local non-profit that provides classes and resources for aspiring entrepreneurs, to showcase vendors who’ve graduated from their program.

3. Hoboken Frenchies Get-Together Saturday, June 28 at 6PM

My favorite Frenchie.

My favorite Frenchie.

Come bring your Frenchie to Shipyard Park for the 5th Hoboken Frenchie Get-Together! Enjoy the Frenchie playdate and talk to other owners in town. Check out the Hoboken Frenchies Facebook group for future events.

4. Hamilton BARK! Festival presented by Liberty Humane Society Sunday, June 29 at 12-5PM

Liberty Humane Society’s first annual Hamilton BARK! Festivalpremiers June 29, 2014 at Hamilton Park, Jersey City, NJ.

This community festival and fundraiser for Liberty Humane Society will feature on-site adoptions, children’s games and activities, food, beer, vendors, 50/50 raffle, live music, Jersey City’s Pet Partnership event with FREE rabies vaccines, and the highly anticipated KITTYZILLA: When Cats Attack living art installation. Come and have a great time with your two-legged or four-legged friends!

5. Hoboken’s Annual Baby Parade Sunday, June 29 at 1PM 

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Sinatra Park will be the most adorable park in all of Hoboken on Sunday. Babies will flaunt in style on parent-made floats. Admission is free. If you would like your little one to take part, you can register on site or here. In case of rain, the parade will reschedule to Sunday, July 6th. Awards will be given for: Best Dressed Child, Most Creative Carriage, and Best Dressed Family.

A century-old event, this year’s sponsors are: This year’s title sponsor is CarePoint Health. Double Stroller Trophy sponsors include: Bright Horizons at Maxwell Place, IRMS at St. Barnabas, Palisades Medical Center, Hoboken Family Alliance; Trophy sponsors are Beyond Basic Learning, Hoboken Radiology, Jersey City Medical Center, Hoboken Mommies 24/7, and Rite-Aid; and Stroller sponsors include: A Whole New World Academy, Hoboken Montessori, Big Fun Toys, Johnny Rockets, Class Dash, Musicology 4 Kids, Be Lingual, Chrissy Davenport Revitalize & Nourish/Ariele’s Apothecary, Monroe Street Movement Space, Right Angle, Preschool of Rock, World of Wonder and Mimi Kids Yoga

Upcoming Week Events:

Monday, June 30 at 7PM – Fitness in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a mat and comfortable shoes!)

Monday, June 30 at 7:30PM – Singles Trivia Night at Black Bear Bar & Grill. For more info and to register, click here.

Monday, June 30 at 7PM – Pier 13 Movie night — Back to the Future is the feature!

Tuesday, July 1 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a yoga mat and water!)

Tuesday, July 1 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

Tuesday, July 1 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

Tuesday, July 1 at 8 PM – Haiti Optimiste Hoboken benefit evening at Bwe Kafe. Buy tickets here.

Wednesday, July 2 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, July 2 – “Wednesdays Afterwork into the Night!” at Teak on the Hudson

Wednesday, July 2 from 7-8PM – Wednesdays Bright Lights N’ Bling Zumba Party every week at the Jubilee Center, details here.

Wednesday, July 2 at at 9 PM – Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park

Thursday, July 3 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park

Thursday, July 3 at 8:30PM – Swingadelic at The Pilsener Haus

Thursday, July 3 at 10PM – College Night at Wicked Wolf ($3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots)



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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident to discover the amazing things happening in the area. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.