40 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Nov 25-Dec 1}

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Get ready for a weekend filled with family and fun with the help of this week’s events, of course. From the comfort of your home or going out and about, here is everything you need to make the most out of your weekend. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {November 25th- December 1st}.

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

Featured Events

Kodak Jeweler’s Holiday Promotion

Friday, November 27th – Tuesday, January 5th l START SHOPPING NOW

This holiday season, W. Kodak Jewelers {60 Newark Street, Hoboken and 1123 Hudson Street, Hoboken} is offering a free $250 gift card from November 27th to January 5th. As a way to say thank you to all of their customers, this holiday gift card can be used online with the code “HOLIDAY250” or in-store by simply mentioning HOLIDAY20 to a W. Kodak team member. {Gift card is $250 off purchase of $500 or more. Some exclusions apply; Cannot be used with any other offer, is not applicable towards previous purchases, and applicable on in-stock pieces only.} Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. 

Call 201-710-5000 or email maria@wkodak.com for more details and click here to learn more about W. Kodak Jewelers.

Local Love Box

Available Now- December 20th | GET YOUR BOX NOW

Hoboken Girl and Happy Box have collaborated to give you the Local Love Box for this holiday season. Each box contains 5 products from local businesses in the Hoboken/ Jersey City area. With every order $1 will be donated to WomenRising, a community-based non-profit in Hudson Country that supports women and their families in times of need. Click here to learn more about the Local Love Box and place your order.

Virtual Events

Origami Workshop

Friday, November 27th | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn how to make beautiful folded objects, in this short masterclass. Students of this Origami course are in for a real treat. Register here.

Speed Dating

Saturday, November 28th | 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

Single and Ready to Mingle? Then make yourself known and RSVP today for Speed Dating for Professional Singles. Join here.

Dance Cardio Class

Saturday, November 28th | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for a fun post-holiday Dance Cardio workout class. Join here.

Reverse Glass Painting

Saturday, November 28th | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Mr. Ndoye will teach the participants of his Hoboken Public Library workshop these techniques and they will create their own reverse glass painting art pieces. These will make magnificent art objects to use as holiday gifts. Read more here.

Mood Board Making

Saturday, November 28th | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Wind down with Edmonton-based bullet journaling artist Kelly and create a mood board that summarizes the year 2020. Join here.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Remixed

Saturday, November 28th | 6:30 PM-7:45 PM

Reach into the refrigerator and discover a new way to cook up your leftovers. Home chef Angie guides you through an inspired take with her Thanksgiving stuffle (stuffing + waffle). Register here.

AI For Everyone

Saturday, November 28th | All Day

Get a comprehensive overview of the modern AI technologies and applications so that you can be savvy consumers of AI products and services. Read more here.

Resume Workshop

Saturday, November 28th | 7:30 AM

This workshop will cover a few topics about resume writing: how to develop an ATS-compliance resume, how to write an eye-catching resume, and how to craft a professional resume. Register here.

Women’s Health Seminar

Sunday, November 29th | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

An exciting online workshop about Women’s Health, hosted by Laura Biceps (Fitness Coach) and Louise Robbins (Women’s Health Specialist). Join here.

Monet Livestream

Sunday, November 29th | 8:00 PM-9:40 PM

Join the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a Livestream of over 40 paintings. Register here.

It’s a Wonderful Life

November 26th- December 27th  | All Day

It’s a Wonderful Life: a live radio play brings the audience into a 1940’s radio studio to witness a live reading of the classic film’s screenplay. Get your ticket here.

Jersey City Alternative Market

November 26th- December 6th  | All Day

Jersey City Alternative Market presents An Odd Holiday, virtual market. Join here for at-home holiday shopping.

In-Person Events

Antique Loft Skyline Dinner

Wednesday, November 25th | 6:00 PM

Join in this fantastic evening of food, music, and fun at the Antique Loft all with a great view of the city. Make a reservation here.

Thanksgiving Pop-Up Market

Wednesday, November 25th | 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Back Bar at Sirenetta at 1039 Washington St. Hoboken, NJ is hosting a Thanksgiving market with everything but the turkey. Enjoy food and cocktails before Thanksgiving day. Catering is also available here.

Combine Z Fitness Class

Thursday, November 26th | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

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.

Hoboken Flea

Saturday, November 28th | All day

564 1st Street in Hoboken will host Hoboken Flea, a pop-up vintage market filled with clothes, accessories, plants, art, and more. Find out more here.

40 Mile NJ/ NYC Bike Ride

Sunday, November 29th | 5:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Get up bright and early for an NJ to NYC and back loop, including 8 cities, 6 parks, 4 bridges, 2 states in 40 miles. Meet in Riverfront Park, Newark, to join the ride. Read more here.

Donut Making Class

Sunday, November 29th | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

In this fun-filled interactive class, you will enjoy working alongside classmates learning how to make yeast doughnuts from scratch at GFG Bakery Cafe in Hoboken. Get tickets here.

Yoga in the Park

Sunday, November 29th | 9:00 AM

Go to Lincoln Park in Jersey City for some relaxing and socially distanced morning yoga. Read more here.

Lightbridge Academy Enrollment

Opens November 7th | 7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Go to Lightbridge Academy or visit their website to register for your child’s early education and development. Read more here.

Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center

November 27th- January 3rd| 10:00AM-5:00PM

Enjoy holiday experiences throughout the Liberty Science Center to celebrate the joy – and the science – of the season. Get tickets here.

Kid-Focused Events

Harvest Story Time

Thursday, November 26th | All Day

Sit back and tune in to Harvest Story Time with Ms. Ashley. Read some books and sing some festive songs this Thursday. Join here.

Magic Trick Class

Friday, November 27th | All Day

Want to learn tricks to fool your family this holiday season? Jacob shows us how to do ten magic tricks with ordinary household items. Check out the video here.

Mommy & Me Music

Saturday, November 28th | 9:30 AM-11:00 AM 

Have fun with your kids, while helping develop their musical appreciation and creativity. Sign up here.

Guitar for Beginners

Saturday, November 28th | 9:30 AM-11:00 AM 

This is an introductory course for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of guitar playing. This class will focus on reading music and playing simple chords and melodies. Sign up here.

Teen Maker Monday – DIY Stressballs

Monday, November 30th | All Day

Join the Hoboken Library for their teen craft of the month. This month they are making DIY Stressballs. Pick up a craft kit from the Library when it’s open, then follow along to our tutorial on their youtube page. Read more here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Pet Photos With Santa

Saturday and Sunday, November 28th and 29th| 11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Castle of Dreams Animal Rescue located at 434 Cliffwood Avenue in Cliffwood, New Jersey is hosting pet photos with Santa this weekend. Read more here.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

November 20th- January 3rd | Dusk- 11:00 PM

Skylands Stadium in Augusta, NJ is lit up for the holiday season. Join this drive-through light show. Get tickets here.

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

November 14th- January 3rd | All Day

Go to Six Flags in Jackson, New Jersey, and enjoy the park lit up with holiday lights and plenty of rides. Read more here.

Christmas Walkthrough Experience

November 27th- 29th | 12:00PM-5:00PM

Go to Maple Leaf Farms in Manalapan New Jersey for a beautiful open-air Christmas wonderland.  This walkthrough features vintage figures from the 1950s-70s. Learn more here.

Magic Of Lights

November 13th- January 2nd | Dusk- 11:00 PM

Drive through a magical light show at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. Get tickets here.

Partner Happenings

7 Seventy House Offers Up To 3 Months Rent Free

7 Seventy House on Hoboken’s burgeoning west side is unquestionably setting the pace in Hudson County’s rental market. The sleek and modern 14-story building is uniquely located to allow residents to enjoy a less congested and crowded environment, with a dynamic urban lifestyle just a short walk away. They are currently offering Hoboken Girl readers up to 3 months rent-free when you mention Hoboken Girl.

Bergen Arms is Offering 1 Month Free and a Free Amazon Alexa

Bergen Arms is a luxury apartment complex located at 2507 Kennedy Boulevard in North Bergen, offering no-fee rentals. The community has large studios and 1- and 2- bedroom apartments, perfect for singles, roommates, and families. Bergen Arms is currently offering new residents an exciting opportunity — get one month free when you sign an 18-month lease. Plus, get a free Amazon Alexa. Click here to book a tour.

Draft Kings Will Match Your First Deposit Made When You Sign Up On Their App

DraftKings has taken the world of fantasy games by storm and made the casino floor accessible from the palm of your hand. The team behind DraftKings has opened an office, right here in Hoboken. Hoboken Girl readers get up to a $250 Instant Match Deposit Bonus, meaning DraftKings will instantly match your first deposit up to $250 when you sign up on the app. Click here to sign up.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Acuyoga

Tuesday, December 1st | 12:00 PM-12:30 PM

Join for a session of a wonderful, healing combination of acupressure, acupuncture, and yoga. Join here.

TEDxTemecula 2020

Tuesday, December 1st | 7:00 PM

Watch the public debut of this year’s Talks recorded at TEDxTemecula in September. Talks will be co-hosted by the speaker and a Q&A session. Join here.

Online Chess Tournament

Tuesday, December 1st | 5:00 AM-6:30 PM

All proceeds from this tournament will be donated to the Hoboken Shelter and Food Pantry. Play for a good cause and have fun while doing it. Learn more here.

Antique Loft Skyline Dinner

Wednesday, December 2nd | 6:00 PM

Join in this fantastic evening of food, music, and fun at the Antique Loft all with a great view of the city. Make a reservation here.

Holiday Cooking

Wednesday, December 2nd | 5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Please join Neha Bhide, food scientist and blogger on this new set of Holiday cooking classes every Wednesday at 5:00 PM. This week, I already miss Thanksgiving turkey sliders. Join here.

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Katie is a Jersey girl born and raised. Living in central New Jersey, she loves spending her summers on the shore. During the rest of the year, you can find her studying on campus at Stevens Institute of Technology where she is majoring in Marketing. Hoboken is now her home away from home and she can’t live without walks by the Hudson or spontaneous trips into New York City.