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Hoboken + Jersey City Spots Open on 4th of July {2018}

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Happy Fourth! Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family this year, it’s always good to have some idea beforehand of where you are going before/after/during fireworks {see a full post on that here}. If you are staying local, here’s a roundup {in no particular order} of places that will be open on the 4th of July. It’s important to give some local businesses some love + attention on holidays too, especially as their employees are hard at work while the rest of America is relaxing. To help you plan your day, here’s a list of spots open in Hoboken + Jersey City on the 4th of July {2018}. 

PSST: Know of a spot that’s open on the 4th? Comment below and we’ll add it to the list!

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10th + Willow Bar and Grill {935 Willow Avenue}

10th + Willow is celebrating summer and Independence day all in one with a special block party. It will begin at 12:00PM and be filled with activities for everyone to enjoy. Be prepared for a water slide, DJ, beer garden, BBQ, face painters, magicians, ice cream, and a whole lot more.

Birch Hoboken {92 River Street}

In case you didn’t know, Birch Hoboken offers FREE gelato on days when the temp is above 90 degrees. They *also* offer it on the 4th of July, free of charge, regardless. Make sure to stop by and mention Hoboken Girl.

Hoboken Turtle Club {936 Park Avenue}

Aloha! A 4th of July luau block party will be going on from 10:00AM-10:00PM in conjunction with 10th + Willow. Don’t miss out on the outdoor beer garden accompanied by music and food and a pig roast.

Choc O Pain {All Locations in Hoboken + Jersey City}

All locations will be open tomorrow, July 4th, from 8:00AM – 5:00PM. They’ll be closing early so the staff can celebrate!

Mikie Squared Bar + Grill {616 Washington Street}

Enjoy this Independence day on the patio at Mikie Squared. A more casual and relaxed way to enjoy the holiday.

City Bistro {56 14th Street}

This American bistro will be open with its normal hours {serving frosé, obviously}. A great spot for some drinks and food on the rooftop.

Moran’s Hoboken {501 Garden Street}

Moran’s will be open at noon on the 4th. And you know what that means: Burgers on burgers.

Wicked Wolf {120 Sinatra Drive}

Wicked Wolf will have a band and DJ most of the day — so you can be guaranteed a day of day drinking fun. upbeat and full of fun.

Black Bear Bar + Grill {205 Washington Street}

Black Bear will be open normal hours.

O’Bagel {600 Washington Street}

Home of the #JUMBOBAGEL is open to score some morning breakfast before starting your Independence Day shenanigans.

Halifax {225 River Street}

Burger + bourbon or a burger + beer? Either combo will be just $15 all day at Halifax. Cheers to the fourth!

Urban Coalhouse Pizza and Bar {116 14th Street}

Magnify your 4th at Urban Coalhouse with @magnifybrewing and all 6 of their great beers. It’s on till all the beer is gone.

Tally Ho {215 Washington Street}

Doors open at 4:00PM and well drinks starting at only $5, while pitchers of any draft beer at just $10.

Jersey City

The Archer {176 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

At Archer, Bluegrass will be performing live from 7:30PM-10:00PM, so make sure to be ready for some live entertainment.

Astor Bar {725 Montgomery Street, Jersey City}

All BBQ food lovers should head over to this joint for some tasty food. Astor Bar will be hosting a BBQ/Pig roast from 3:00PM-11:00PM.

Lutze Biergarten {3 2nd Street}

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Great food, drinks, and games are all you need to make The Fourth a poppin’ party. Doing all this in the sunshine then heading into the night where you can watch fireworks from the waterfront venue. NOTE: Snoop Dogg will also be performing. Click here for more details.

Porta {135 Newark Avenue}

Porta is the best when it comes to a summer party situation. The rooftop will open a bit earlier and most likely fireworks viewing is happening.

Surf City {1 Marin Boulevard}

A bar + grill with city views of the fireworks {what more could we need?}. Soak up the sun at Surf all day and into the night — plus views of the East River fireworks miiiight be possible.

Hamilton Pork {247 10th Street}

BBQ + 4th of July? It’s like you hosted your own party, except you don’t have to cook the food.

White Star Bar {230 Brunswick Street}

White Star Bar’s Warren street location will be open normal hours and the Brunswick Street location will close around 7:00PM that day, per their Instagram.

Piggyback Bar {200 Hudson Street}

The waterfront venue is another spot to check out, open on the 4th — featuring Asian fusion and delicious bites made by its world-famous chef, Leah Cohen.

RoofTop at Exchange Place {1 Exchange Place, Jersey City}

Enjoy the fireworks from one of the best view spots in Jersey City {unobstructed views!}.

Mathews Food and Drink {351 Grove Street}

Don’t forget to stop by for the bad + bourgie BBQ going down. Make a reservation at Mathews {which is only a 15-minute walk to the fireworks}.

Departed Soles Brewing Co. {150 Bay Street}

Jersey City’s first microbrewery will be open prior to the Snoop Dog performance happening in Downtown Jersey City. They may not have gin or juice, but they do have a new IPA with a touch of juicy flavor from the Belma and Falconer’s Flight hops.

Know of any other spots open on this day? Let us know in the comments below. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

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Gabriella is Jersey born-and-raised and would not want to change it for the world. She is a student at Montclair State University and loves everything that involves fashion. This summer you can catch her interning at Hoboken Girl during the week, while also enjoying all that the town has to offer on the weekends with friends. Traveling and all things related to art have her heart as well as her obsession with cats. She is super excited to be a part of the team and is ready to make this a summer to remember!

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