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57 Things to Do for Halloween in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend

by Katie Chrepta
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Halloween is finally here! Get ready for the weekend with all of these spooky events. From the comfort of your home or going out and about, here is everything you need to make the most out of your Halloween weekend. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {October 28th-November 1st}.

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

Featured Events

Sugarsuckle’s Halloween Treat Promotion

Now Until October 31st l PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW

Halloween is just around the corner and Sugarsuckle {600 Newark Street, Hoboken} has got you covered with pre-order, pick-up, and delivery options throughout the week. From pumpkin and candy corn themed sugar cookie platters, chocolate eyeball brownies, Halloween-themed DIY kits + many more, you and your family or quaran-team will be sure to enjoy all their deliciously cute and spooky Halloween treats no matter how you choose to celebrate this year. Plus, Hoboken Girl readers can receive 10% off when you use the discount “HOBOKENGIRL” at checkout. 

Click here to place your order and learn more about Sugarsuckle.

Kolo Klub’s Haunted Halloween Event

Saturday, October 31st from 7PM-11PM I BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW

The Kolo Klub {1422 Grand Street, Hoboken} is hosting their haunted Halloween event this Saturday from 7PM to 11PM. With scary and unexpected surprises in store, they will bring you and a few friends up at a time to see if you make it to the bar to receive your complimentary cocktail. For just $18 a ticket, you and your friends will be sure to enjoy a night filled with terror plus some Halloween treats. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. 

Click here to buy your tickets and learn more about the Kolo Klub. 

Hoboken Girl #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest

All October

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Post your best photos on Instagram around Hoboken or Jersey City, tag @thehobokengirl and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken to enter the 6th annual photo challenge.

Click here to learn more about the #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest.

Halloween In-Person Events

Spooky Season at the Liberty Science Center

All October | All day

Go through spooky-themed exhibits while learning about science-filled topics. Get tickets here.

Halloween Movies Under the Stars

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 29th, 30th, and 31st | 5:45PM

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, The City of Hoboken and Projected Images of Hudson County present Hoboken Halloween Drive-In Movies Under the Stars. This weekend will play The Addams Family. Read more here.

The Ghost of Uncle Joe’s

Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st | 12:00PM-4:20PM

Join for a music series of six separate socially distanced shows. This is a fundraiser for and at the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery. Read for more details.

Hoboken Pub Crawl

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 30th, 31st, and November 1st | All day

Go around to Hoboken bars and enjoy a Halloween themed bar crawl along with fantastic drinks. Read more here.

Fang-tastic Craft and Game Feast

Saturday, October 31st | 11:00AM-12:30PM

Please come out and join the Hoboken Public Library on Halloween day for a fun craft and games. Each child will receive one craft and play some games at 400 Harrison Street. Learn more here.

Drink or Treat

Saturday, October 31st | 2:00PM

Join in on a Jersey City food and drink tour and eat and drink your way through 4 Jersey City spots. Learn more here.

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, October 31st | 1:00PM-3:30PM

Go to Morgan Street in Jersey City for Halloween activities for the whole family. Join in for food, music, and treats here.

McGinley Square Partnership Mask-arade

Saturday, October 31st | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Go to the Al Amir George Grocery Parking Lot for a costume contest for kids of all ages. Read more about it here.

Halloween Dinner at Luna

Saturday, October 31st | All night

Luna in Jersey City is hosting a Halloween dinner and drinks along with a costume contest and giveaways. Make a reservation here.

Dueling Pianos Halloween Edition

Saturday, October 31st | 8:00PM-10:30PM

Enjoy the Halloween edition of this Barbecue, Music, and Drink filled night all with a view of the NYC skyline. Make a reservation here.

Southwest Hoboken Trick-or-Treat and Tree Decorating Contest

Saturday, October 31st | 3:00PM

Sign up to hand out Halloween candy {socially distanced} along with decorating a spooky tree outside of your building. For questions and to RSVP contact swhobokenhalloween@yahoo.com.

Halloween Scary Run

Saturday, October 31st | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Put on your favorite costume and go to Liberty State Park for a Halloween run. Read more here.

A Corgi Halloween

Saturday, October 31st | 7:00PM-10:00PM

If you’re looking for a chill, social-distance friendly place to celebrate Halloween with your friends (furry or otherwise) look no further than Corgi Spirits. They will be playing spooky movies on the projector, pumping out some great tunes, and offering specials on some delicious cocktails. Get tickets here.


Saturday, October 31st | 6:30PM-9:30PM

Belo Bar in Hoboken is having a 2-seating Halloween special this weekend. Make a reservation here.

Cookie Decorating Party

Saturday, October 31st | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Ages 4-10 are invited for a Halloween cookie decorating party at Bambino Chef in Jersey city. Learn more here.

Halloween Virtual Events

Pet Costume Contest

All October

Dress up your pet and post a photo on Instagram to enter this virtual Halloween costume contest. Tag the judges on your post and you could win a fabulous prize.

Ho-BOO-ken 5k

Ends Monday, November 2nd| Continuous 

The Ho-Boo-ken 5k is going virtual this year. Grab a friend and participate virtually by completing your run by November 2nd. Sign up here.

Costume Contest

All October- Saturday, Oct, 31st | Ends 6:00PM

Mayor Ravi Bhalla and the City of Hoboken invite you to join in a Virtual Halloween Costume Contest. Rock your favorite costume and join the fun. The deadline to submit is Sat. Oct. 31st at 6pm. Winners will be announced on Tues. Nov. 3rd. Learn more here.

#HuntersWorld Virtual Halloween Gala

Thursday, October 29th | 7:00PM-8:30PM

Join #HuntersWorld for entertainment, a costume contest, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the items in this auction will go to #Hunter’sWorld which is a non-profit organization that gives teenagers a safe place free of judgment to talk about their emotions with the support of their peers. Click here to learn more.

Spooky Transit Stories

Thursday, October 29th | 6:00PM-7:00PM

Join the New York Transit Museum Educator Kasha Pazdar and dive into some of the spookiest tales this side of the subway tracks. From true stories to ghostly myths and legends, we will take you on a hair-raising journey through the transit system. Get tickets here.

I Put a Spell on You Digital Stream

Thursday, October 29th | 6:00PM-7:00PM

Tribute to the beloved cult classic movie Hocus Pocus, This year’s COVID-safe digital film will be streamed. Tune in for larger-than-life performances to add to your Halloween weekend. Sign up here.

Writing for Wellness Halloween Edition

Friday, October 30th | 1:00PM-2:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library and their social work professional Olivia with writing sessions that will cover positive coping skills, self-care journaling, reflection activities, and more. Sign up here.

The Infamous Life of Frankenstein

Friday, October 30th | 11:00AM-12:00PM

Join “Dr. Frank” on a perfectly spooky lecture/presentation about one of history’s most infamous monsters: Frankenstein. Sign up here.

Monster Bash

Friday October 30th | 10:00PM-12:00AM

This year’s Monster Bash has gone virtual and will be a spooky good time. There will be a live DJ, dancing, costume contest, online auction, and cocktails delivered to your door. Learn more here.

The Mile Scare

Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st| 7:00PM-7:30PM

Join in this family event and sing along to Halloween hits. For more information click here.

Halloween Story Time

Saturday, October 31st | 12:00PM-12:30PM

Head to the Hoboken Public Library’s FaceBook page for some spooky Halloween stories, songs, and rhymes. Register here.

Autism & Sensory-Friendly Virtual Halloween Event

Saturday, October 31st | 3:30PM-5:00PM

Children will have the chance to connect with other children in a quiet and calm environment for Halloween. Get your tickets here.

Halloween Film Night

Saturday, October 31st | 6:30PM-10:30PM

Go to 54 Journal Square in Jersey City for a night of Halloween films. Beetlejuice will play from 6:30PM- 8:00PM and The Uninvited will play from 8:20PM to 10:30PM. Get tickets here.


Saturday, October 31st | 7:00PM

Join The Good Dog Foundation for a night of comedy, storytelling, costumes, dancing, and so much more at this years Howl-O-Ween. Register here.

Village Halloween Parade

Saturday, October 31st | 7:00PM

Although the in-person parade is canceled enjoy a virtual version from the comfort of your home. View the parade here.

In-Person Events

Period Poverty Drive

All October

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Help end period poverty by donating period products for Hudson Residents. The items needed are pads {all sizes}, tampons {all sizes}, panty liners, individually wrapped feminine wipes, and personal heating/menstruation pain relief pads or patches. All items must be in new boxes/ packaging. For drop-off locations and times click here.

Combine Z Fitness Class

Thursday, October 29th | 7:00PM-8:00PM

No matter where you are in your fitness journey, first-timer vs. life-timer, Combine Z gets results by fine-tuning your athletic technique at Mama Johnson Field in Hoboken. Learn more here.

modcup Dark Roast Coffee Launch

Friday, October 30th | All day

modcup is showcasing when you dark roast coffee, you are no longer able to taste the origin of the coffee. They will be offering a bundle where you can compare a dark roast and roast specifically for the region of the coffee this Friday. Read more here.

Choose Love Music Reveal

Friday, October 30th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

CLM Reveal is a beautiful music & mindfulness 2-hour event that combines sound healing, yoga & pilates. Get tickets here.

Afrikii Fest

Friday, October 30th | 4:00PM

Go to Berry Lane Skate Park in Jersey City for Afrikii Fest. Listen to performances from upcoming artists and vote for a winner. Learn more here.

Zumba at Audubon Park

Saturday, October 31st | 8:00AM-9:00AM

Join the Philippine American Friendship Community in partnership with Jersey City Parks Coalition for outdoor Zumba in Audubon Park. RSVP here.

Rugby at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, October 31st | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Watch the Six Nations Champion Rugby Match at 902 Brewing Co. in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Artist & Maker Market

Saturday, October 31st | 12:00PM-6:00PM

There will be an Artist Maker Market at the Grove St. PATH Plaza & and the 2nd Green Pedestrian Mall this Saturday. View art and other self-made products. Learn more here.


Virtual Events

Virtual Book Drive

All October

Participate in a virtual book drive for Cardiac NICU babies. Bright & Baby hosts a Baby Book Club to encourage families to read to their babies during their stay in the hospital. Reading creates opportunities for families to bond with their baby, provides necessary language nutrition the babies might miss out on, and is shown to reduce postoperative pain. The amazon wishlist is attached here.

Professional Career Session

Thursday, October 29th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join Kimberly Bueno- Schonig on reaching out to recruiters or employers, and creating a professional portfolio. Those who tune in LIVE will get the chance to ask their professional development and career concerning questions. Join the Series here.

Jersey City School Board Meeting

Thursday, October 29th | 6:00PM-9:00PM

Receive COVID-19 and other school updates this Thursday at the Jersey City School Board Meeting. Read more here.

Diabetes Webinar

Thursday, October 29th | 11:00AM-12:30PM

The Jersey City Medical Center is hosting a Diabetes Webinar with Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. To register call 888.724.7123

BW NICE Hudson County Chapter

Friday, October 30th | 8:30AM-10:00AM

Join BW and NICE for an informational Q&A session addressing “Domestic Violence In Today’s Landscape” presented by Sonali Jhurani. Register here.

Tour of the Met

Saturday, October 31st | 2:00PM-3:15PM

Come see the Met from a different angle as a cemetery with corpses, magic objects, ghosts—enough to make a great creepy Halloween afternoon. Get tickets here.

Wisdom for Life Lecture Series

Saturdays and Sundays All Month | 9:30AM-10:45AM

Learn about, Peace of Mind, Efficiency and Concentration, Clarity in Thinking, Stress-free Relationships, and Realization of Life’s Purpose in this life lecture series. Learn more here.

Kid-Focused Events

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, October 29th | 11:00AM-11:30AM

Join the Hoboken Library for toddler storytime, live on Zoom. Register here.

Cartoon Animation Workshop for Teens

Thursday, October 29th | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for a series of workshops exploring some of Disney’s 12 principles of animation. Sign up here.

Baby Signs Class

Friday, October 30th | 12:00PM-1:00PM

Learn new songs and sing your favorites as you learn signs from ASL to support language development, self-expression, and bilingualism. Sign up here.

LEGO Block Party on Zoom

Friday, October 30th | 3:30PM-4:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library and Mr. Adam on Zoom to show your amazing LEGO building techniques. Join here.

Partner Happenings

My Gym Hoboken Offers Hoboken Girl Readers $50 Off When Enrolling for Classes

My Gym Hoboken, located at 720 Monroe Street in Hoboken, offers gymnastics courses, activities to strengthen both mind and body during after school programs, and now is offering to give parents a break with the new 3-hour drop-off classes. Owned and operated by a local family, My Gym Hoboken is now offering a special membership offer for Hoboken Girl readers. Receive $50 off when enrolling for classes with the code HGKIDS”. Get started here.

Evolve Med Spa Offers 20% Off Your First Visit

Evolve Med Spa, located at 706 Grand Street in Hoboken, is quickly becoming more of a lifestyle brand by aiming to make face, body, and injectable services as easy and accessible as any other self-care routine — like getting your nails done. The mission of Evolve is to help every person feel comfortable in their own skin by creating individualized treatment plans and providing consistently natural-looking results. Enhancing those natural features just got easier because you can get 20% off your first visit when you mention Hoboken Girl.  Get started here.

100 House Exclusive Deal for HG Readers

Located at 100 Hoboken Avenue, 100 House features a collection of 137 stylishly appointed rental residences on Jersey City’s Hoboken border, a rising destination that has sprung to life in recent years with new highly-amenitized rental buildings, local restaurants, boutique shops, and surrounding greenery throughout amazing parks. For those set on relocating without the hassle of going too far, take advantage of a special offer developer BNE Real Estate Group is currently offering an exclusive deal to Hoboken Girl readers.  Please call the leasing office for details and mention Hoboken Girl. To get started call 201-659-0095.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Teen Gaming- Among Us on Zoom

Monday, November 2nd | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Join a game of Among Us over Zoom with the Hoboken Public Library. Join here.

Teen Maker Monday- DIY Stressballs

Monday, November 2nd | All Day

Pick up a craft kit from the Hoboken Public Library when it’s open, then follow along to the tutorial on their youtube page. Read more here.

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches and Stir Fry’s

Wednesday, November 4th | 5:00PM-5:30PM

Join in on a new twist on Cooking from Home with Soups, Salads, and a Stir Fry. Please join Neha Bhide, food scientist, and blogger on this new set of cooking classes every Wednesday at 5:00 PM. Join here.

Sunset Dinners at Antique Loft

Wednesday, November 4th | 6:00PM

Enjoy dinner on the terrace of Antique Loft, 33 Newark Street, and watch the sunset along with taking in the great views Hoboken has to offer. Make a reservation here.

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