16 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {March 15th, 2018}

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Whether you’ll be participating it St. Patrick’s Day festivities or you’ll be avoiding it, one thing is for certain: You’ll strike gold with the plethora of events going down this weekend. Check out some bar crawls on Saturday, do some shopping at alba boutique, or check out a mystery mixologist competition for some boozy fun. Here are 16 events to do this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {March 15th, 2018 – March 18th, 2018}. 

*Upcoming Featured Events*

Juventus Academy Soccer Camp: July 9th through July 13th 

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Just in time for summer, Juventus Academy Camp is launching in Hoboken, New Jersey this July 2018.  Juventus is widely known across Europe and the world as one of the elite professional soccer clubs. On July 9-13, 2018, the Juventus Training Method will be on full display at Sinatra Park where the elite training of Juventus will be on full display with the most beautiful and unique backdrop of the New York City skyline. This Juventus Academy Camp in Hoboken will bring the highest quality of training standards in accordance with the Juventus Way. The Camp will be conducted by official coaches from the Juventus Academy in Italy, and participants will be introduced to the training methods of Italy’s premier football club. Each player will receive a full Juventus training kit, a certificate of completion from Juventus, a participation medal from Juventus, as well as many more perks! At the conclusion of the camp, Selected Players will be invited to for an opportunity to be invited to live a fantastic Juventus Training Experience at the Juventus Academy in Turin, Italy next year! Register here.

Preschool of Rock with Happy KiDDs Pediatric Dentistry: Monday, March 19th at 10:00AM

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It’s time to rock out at the dentist {seriously!}. Happy KiDDs Pediatric Dentistry {100 Hudson Street} is hosting a Preschool of Rock event music class for everyone, not just patients. Kids 5 and under are free. RSVP to njoffice@happykiddsdential.com by March 15th.

Zeppelin Hall St. Patrick’s Day Menu: Through Sunday, March 18th

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It’s St. Patrick’s Week at Zeppelin Hall {88 Liberty View Dr}! Throw back some green beer and feast on six different dishes including Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Reuben Sandwiches, and Guinness Beer Bratwurst from Chef Franco Robazetti. The biergarten in Jersey City will be having a big St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 17th at 9:30 PM as well, with live music from The Itinerants and of course, more green beer. If you can’t wait until then, Zeppelin Hall will be starting the party early with Midnight Happy Hour on Friday with $4 select beers.

Tackle Kids Cancer Event: Thursday, March 15th from 5:30PM to 9:30PM

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Support Pediatric Cancer Research by stopping by this event at Atlas Public House {130 Newark Ave}, hosted by Christina Nalbone, who is running on #TeamTKC in the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. 

Grace, or The Art of Climbing: Opening Thursday, March 15th

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Art House Productions {837 Jersey Ave} spring main stage show is here through April 1st. Faced with a painful chapter in her life and fighting the inertia of depression, Emm decides to enter the world of competitive rock-climbing. Her quest through the rugged and humorous terrain of physical training and personal relationships charts the journey of a young woman suspended between muscularity and vulnerability, falling and climbing, parents and children, and the ardor and grace of being human. Get more info here.

Mystery Mixology Cocktail Competition: Thursday, March 15th at 7:00PM

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It’s time to mix things up with a mixology competition.Have A Night Jersey City is teaming up with ChicpeaJC to find Jersey City’s best mixologist! Over the course of 4 weeks, your favorite bartenders throughout JC will be shakin’ and stirrin’ up some delicious concotions, but there’s only 1 catch — they’re throwing mystery ingredients into the mix. Get your tickets here.

Reflections on SE Asia | Artwork by Catherine Hart Artist Reception: Thursday, March 15th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

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Help artist Catherine Hart celebrate her new exhibition, Reflections On SE Asia, at A Condo {389 Washington Street}. Hart is currently the assistant director for the Jersey City Summer Youth Public Art Program and cofounder of The YALL Art Project, a non profit organization that brings a collaborative art process to communities and schools in need of the arts. The Y’all Art Project begins it’s first projects in Thailand and Cambodia in the winter of 2017. When not traveling for mural projects, Hart resides in Jersey City, NJ. Get more info on the event here.

Sewing Circle at Little City Books: Thursday, March 15th

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For future fashionistas, this event is a must. Based on the book, The Fashion Designer’s Handbook, this class taught by Marjorie Galen will teach your little ones to design, cut, baste, sew, and trim a chic A-line shift for your doll. All materials and cookies included. For kids ages 6-12. Register here

Party with Purpose 2018 Winter Benefit – Hoboken Boardwalk: Thursday, March 15th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

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Birch is turning into a boardwalk for the night to raise funds for Party with a Purpose, an organization that gives back to local children’s charities. Party, network and celebrate at their 2018 Winter Benefit. Meet and help benefit some of the local children’s charities we donate to. You can make a difference in our communities by purchasing tickets, grabbing some friends, and joining them for great music, dancing, cocktails, themed drinks, and boardwalkfare. Get your tickets here.

Almost Spring Floral Workshop: Friday, March 16th at 7:00PM

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It’s almost time for spring, which means it’s time for flowers galore. My Lady Garden and All Who Wonder Event Design are hosting a wine and floral design workshop to get you in the spirit. Kai from My Lady Garden will provide you with flowers, a vessel and all of the tools you’ll need to create a pretty ode to spring. Get your tickets here.

Dave Cooper Art Opening + Book Release Party: Friday, March 16th 

This show will feature drawings by Dave Cooper from his brand-new book, Mudbite — plus a few other surprises. Known for his depictions of pillowy, Rubenesque women and oddly smiling, disturbed little creatures, Canadian artist Dave Cooper‘s many talents include making incredible oil paintings, creating animated films for adults and kids, and designing toys and action figures. Here he returns to his first love, drawing…and the result is spectacular. Gorgeous pencil originals from his brand new book will be shown for the very first time at the Scott Eder Gallery {888 Newark Ave}. The show goes through April 21st.

Spring Kickoff at Alba Boutique: Saturday, March 17th from 12:00PM to 7:00PM

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Head out to alba boutique {716 Washington St} for their Annual Spring Kickoff Event. They’ll be serving endless rosè, champagne, sweet treats & giveaways while you get the first look at all new Spring merchandise. We’re having a special DL1961 Denim Trunk Show too, so shop styles that are only here for a limited time!

Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl: Saturday, March 17th

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Wear your green and get ready for a golden St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Hoboken with the ultimate bar crawl. Toss back all the brews your heart desires at the Irish Stroll and get excited for zero covers and drink specials at popular Hoboken bars and pubs – it’s going to be one lucky St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Get more details here.

See More: How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Hoboken {Your Guide to Eating, Drinking + More}

Layups 4 Life March Madness Viewing Party: Saturday, March 17th at 2:00PM

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Layups 4 Life is returning to the The Ainsworth for a fun day of basketball, fundraising, and St. Patty’s Day Celebration. Starting at 2PM, the purchase of a $10 bracelet at the door will get you access to the best specials in Hoboken. Proceeds raised on this day will go towards our fundraising efforts, which benefits cancer research and clinical trials, supporting cancer research institutions such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. There will be plenty of food and drink specials with your bracelet. 

St. Patrick’s Day at Brewshot: Saturday, March 17th at 3:00PM

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Start your day of drinking with a brunch at Brewshot {837 Jersey Ave}. They’ll have drink specials including $4 draft beer, $2 jello shots, $6 Irish coffee {naturally} and more. Continue the fun with a live acoustic performance from J. Alan Schneider and guest who will be playing fun covers and originals. Plus, you can play games like Jenga, Darts, and Cards Against Humanity.

Make sure to check out our full St. Patrick’s Day events guide here.

Balance Renewal Intention: A New Moon & Spring Equinox Workshop: Saturday, March 17th at 1:00PM

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Delve into your deeper self during this workshop at Of Hand, Spirit & Earth Studio {115 Mercer Street} to assist you with aligning your energies. Beginning with an hour long StressBusters Guided Meditation, to get you relaxed, grounded and stress free. Get more info here.

Jazz Brunch at The Shepherd and The Knucklehead: Sunday, March 18th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

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Enjoy a Jazz Brunch event at The Shepherd and Knucklehead {1313 Willow Ave} filled with live jazz with Trading 8s and, you guessed it — brunch cocktails + food. Get more details here and call (201) 714-4222 to make a reservation.

Pinocchio Opening Night at JCTC Kids: Through May 20th

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Watch one of your favorite childhood classics live on stage at Jersey City Theater Center {339 Newark Ave}. Pinocchio by Puppetworks features hand-carved, wooden marionettes, original music, and vivid, colorful scenes ranging from the Undersea World, complete with a whale. Besides Pinocchio (and yes, the puppet’s nose actually grows on stage) and his creator/father, the kind Gepetto, the performance also includes the full retinue of familiar characters who accompany the puppet-boy – and his lie detector schnozzle – on his journey to become a real live boy: the Blue Fairy, Mr. Fox and Mr. Cat, the Ring Master and the Great Stromboli, the ultimate puppet master.Advance tickets/online sales: $9 for children; $10 for adults. At the door: $11 and $12; $9 each for groups of 20 or more. Get your tickets here.

Upcoming weekday events:

Monday, March 19th: Teacher as Artist: Antonio Nogueira 

Monday, March 19th: Wonder Down Under Book Event at Word Bookstore

Tuesday, March 20th: OnStage at Stevens Presents An Evening of Irish Music

Wednesday, March 21st: Wellness Lab Grand Opening – A Community of Holistic Practitioners

Wednesday, March 21st: om.life Wellness Spa Grand Opening

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. xo


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By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.