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22 Things to Do in New Jersey This Weekend | July 7-10

by Samantha Impaglia
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We’re still on summer break — but there’s a variety of fun events still happening in New Jersey over the next few days. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with Hoboken Sings!, Smorgasburg, an artisan market, and more — and since many of us will be traveling around NJ this weekend, we’re expanding our list beyond Hudson County. Below is a list of greater New Jersey events happening this weekend, July 7th – July 10th.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. 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.

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Besa Bella Bronze’s Summer Promotion

Available Until August 1st | BOOK APPOINTMENT

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Besa Bella Bronze is a local mobile spray tanning company in the Hoboken, Jersey City, and greater NYC area. Besa not only travels to you so you don’t have to leave your home, but also uses a 100% natural DHA, paraben-free solution to achieve the most natural-looking tan. First-time customers can receive 20% off when they mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ now until August 1st when booking an appointment via email or by directly messaging Besa Bella Bronze on Instagram.

Email besa@besabellabronze.com to book an appointment or click here to DM Besa Bella Bronze directly on Instagram.

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OVO Vodka’s Monthly Waterfront Cleanups

Happening Monthly | ORDER NOW

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OVO Vodka is a Hoboken-founded vodka company that is reinventing how the world drinks with every bottle purchased helping to clean the world’s oceans by removing harmful plastics. This gluten-free vodka can be found in over 20 local Hoboken and Jersey City liquor stores and bars including Northern Soul Kitchen + Bar, Union Hall, Hudson Hall, Wine Dad’s, + more. Not to mention, the company hosts monthly waterfront cleanups in Hoboken followed by complimentary OVO cocktails at Union Hall — so make sure to check OVO’s Instagram for more cleanup event details.

Click here to place your order on Drizly and click here to learn more about OVO Vodka.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, July 9th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | BUY TICKETS

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Dorrian’s Red Hand located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City is hosting two comedy shows on Saturday, July 9th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Luke Thayer from Drybar, Brian Jian from Just for Laughs, Marla Shultz from Comics Unleashed, and Will Purpura from West End Comedy Fest. Show tickets purchased online in advance of the show are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door with a 2 item minimum per person. Additional shows with other comedians will take place the rest of the year. Please note, doors to exterior are ajar for ventilation and these indoor comedy events still require proof of vaccination with ID). Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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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Hoboken Girl’s Real Estate Directory

Just Launched | BROWSE DIRECTORY

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The Hoboken Girl readers are always seeking recommendations on everything from real estate rental buildings and condos for sale in the North Jersey area, so we thought it’d be helpful to create a guide to these buildings and homes. Meet our new Real Estate Directory, a curated (and ever-growing) list of real estate buildings in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the greater North Jersey area. Discover these local real estate properties, compare and connect for tours, and keep checking back as the directory will be updated on a routine basis with new listings.

Check out the directory and browse properties here, and to learn more about HG’s Real Estate Directory, click here.

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HDSID Presents Spring Farmers Market

Thursday, July 7th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the summer market of 2022. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, July 8th + Saturday, July 9th

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.


Comedy Jam Jersey City – Summer Rooftop Series at 902 Brewing

Friday, July 8th | 7PM – 11PM

This event will be a night of laughs, networking, and good vibes with some of the most hilarious comedians from around the country. This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Bill Maher at NJPAC

Friday, July 8th | 8PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Garden State Comic Fest 2022 at William G. Mennen Sports Arena

Saturday, July 9th + Sunday, July 10th

Enjoy comic books, vendors, artists, writers, cosplay, celebrities, and more at 161 East Hanover Avenue in Morristown. Learn more here.


Maplewoodstock Music + Art Festival

Saturday, July 9th + Sunday, July 10th

Enjoy live music at Memorial Park, 580 Valley Street in Maplewood. Learn more here.


Jersey Shore Beach Day Trip

Saturday, July 9th | 8AM – 10PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held in Red Bank, New Jersey. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Zumba at Essex County Branch Brook Park

Saturday, July 9th | 10AM

This event will be held at Prudential Concert Grove, Branch Brook Park Drive in Newark. Learn more here.


Main Street Pops Artisan Markets Fort Lee

Saturday, July 9th | 11AM – 4PM

A collection of local makers and artists offering unique, hand-crafted creations as well as live music at 231 Main Street in Fort Lee. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, July 9th | 11AM – 6PM

Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of local vendors at Harborside Place at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Brew at the Zoo Hosted by Essex County Turtle Back Zoo + the Zoological Society of New Jersey

Saturday, July 9th | 6PM – 9PM

Enjoy a selection of beverages from 50+ craft breweries, non-alcoholic vendors, food, entertainment, and more. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Patton Oswalt Live: Who’s Ready to Laugh? at The Wellmont Theater

Saturday, July 9th | 7PM

This comedian and entertainer will be performing at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Pool Party at American Dream Water Park

Saturday, July 9th | 9PM

This event is hosted by DJ Adoni and DJ Camilo, and it will be held at American Dream Mall, 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford. Learn more here.


Hoboken Summer Streets

Sunday, July 10th | 8AM – 6PM

Sinatra Drive — from 4th Street to Hudson Street — will be completely closed to vehicular traffic each Sunday in July and August. Learn more here.


Weehawken Summer Concert Series at Hamilton Park

Sunday, July 10th | 5PM – 7PM

This event will be an evening with Christopher Howatt, including show tunes and cabaret, and will be happening at Hamilton Park, located at Boulevard East + Hudson Places in Weehawken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Sings! Hosted by Hoboken Historical Museum + City of Hoboken

Tuesday, July 12th | 7PM – 8PM

An evening of sing-a-long and karaoke at Shipyard Park, 13th Street and McFeeley Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds

Tuesday, July 12th | 7:05PM

This event will be held at Yankee Stadium, 1 E 161st Street, The Bronx, New York. Learn more here.


South Orange Summer Nights at SOPAC

Wednesday, July 13th

Enjoy free concerts, food trucks, activities, and more at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park, 100 N Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Learn more here.


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, July 13th

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.


Summer Concert Series at Hudson Yards

Wednesday, July 13th | 6PM – 8PM

London-born and Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Arlissa will be performing at the Wells Fargo Stage at Hudson Yards, 11th Avenue and Hudson Boulevard in New York City. Learn more here.


2022 Newark Pride Week Film Screening + Panel Discussion: For They Know Not What They Do at NJPAC

Wednesday, July 13th | 6PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Soundcheck Series at Montclair Jazz Festival

Wednesday, July 13th | 6PM – 9PM

A variety of jazz artists will be performing in downtown Montclair. Learn more here.


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Have an event you’d like included in our guide? Email it to events@hobokengirl.com by Tuesday at 12PM each week. You can also email advertising@hobokengirl.com for more info on featured events.

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Have an amazing weekend! xo

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