Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: December 23rd {2016} Edition

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Happy almost weekend! It’s a bit quiet this weekend with the holiday just around the corner, but be sure to still check out what’s going on in Hoboken + Jersey City. From the opening of Hoboken’s own ice skating rink, a Christmas Spectacular, an Ugly Sweater party & more…there is something for everyone to do. What do you have planned??

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Happiest of holidays to you & yours from the Hoboken Girl team xoxo

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Hoboken’s Ice Skating Rink Opens: Thursday, December 22nd at 3:30PM

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Beginning at 3:30pm this Thursday, December 22nd through February 28th Hoboken will have its very own ice skating rink! This sweet addition to our town will be known as the “Harlow Winter Village” and will have the following hours: Monday through Friday from 2:30pm-10:00pm and weekends from 9:00am-10:00pm. Admission is FREE and we’re told there will be vendors selling hot chocolate! Located under the 14th Street viaduct in Hoboken. 

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Open Mic Night: Thursday, December 22nd at 8:00PM

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Visit The Brightside Tavern this Thursday evening for their open mic night. Admission is free and we know you’ve got talent (or at least want to witness some talent)…so what are you waiting for? Located at 141 Bright Street in Jersey City. 

The Shepherd & Knucklehead’s Holiday Party: Friday, December 23rd at 8:00PM

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The Shepherd and The Knucklehead will host a holiday party this Friday evening and you’re invited. Expect a costume party, giveaways, live music and a “dine & drink” to help raise money for local charity, St. Vincent de Paul Society. They will donate $1 for every holiday beer sold, $2 for every special holiday cocktail and 10% of holiday food specials. Located at 1313 Willow Avenue in Hoboken. 

Christmas Spectacular at Lulu’s: Friday, December 23rd at 9:00PM

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Lulu’s will host a Christmas Spectacular this Friday night and ladies…..there’s no cover for you! Soak up some holiday spirit before heading home for the holidays. Located at 225 River Street. 

Ugly Sweater Party: Friday, December 23rd from 9:00PM-1:00AM

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Dress in your ugliest and visit Cellar 335 for their Ugly Sweater Party. This night will include a DJ, happy hour pricing from 10pm-midnight and prizes for the top three ugliest sweaters. Located at 335 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. 

Christmas Eve at Liberty House: Saturday, December 24th from 3:00PM-7:00PM 

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Liberty House will be serving a very special four course dinner menu this Christmas Eve. From 3-7pm you can enjoy menu items such as artichoke crusted black sea bass, pecan spice crusted rack of lamb, pan roasted Maine lobster and so much more. Be sure to call 201-395-0300 to RSVP. Located at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City.  

Merry, Merry Christmas — and Happy Hanukkah! 

Upcoming Weekday Events 

Monday, December 26th at 8:00PM – Friends trivia at Maxwell’s

Wednesday, December 28th at 8:00PM- Elf trivia at Wicked Wolf – rsvp here

Wednesday, December 28th from 7:00PM-9:00PM- CycleBar’s Open House – first look at the studio, food & drinks. 

Thursday, December 29th at 9:00PM- Karaoke at The Ale House – located at 1034 Willow Avenue. 

Have a wonderful holiday weekend <3


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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.