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Top 11 Things To Do This Weekend in Hoboken + Jersey City {August 17th-20th, 2017}

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Let’s go to the beach… let’s just get away. Whether you head out to our tropical happy hour at Birch {read the deets below} or you find other ways to escape from the week’s worries, there are more than enough events to keep you on your toes this weekend. Get out your calendars — here are the top 11 events this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City. 

Featured Upcoming Event — Mcgregor VS. Mayweather at Harborside Atrium Presented by Lutze: Saturday, August 26th at 8:00PM


The biggest fight of the year isn’t an event you should let slide by. In case you don’t have plans yet, Lutze in Jersey City is hosting a Mcgregor VS. Mayweather party, where you can watch the much-anticipated fight go down on the big screen. The event will be held inside at the Harborside Atrium {147 Harborside Financial Center Platform} rather than outside at the biergarten to ensure the event happens rain or shine. There will also be plenty of food to satisfy munchies during the fight and DJ Laaz spinning beats. Presale tickets are $30, but will be $40 at the door {cash only}. If you’re feelin’ a little extra, VIP service and bottle packages are also available — get yours by emailing events@thelutzebiergarten.com. Get your tickets here {use code HOBOKENGIRL for $10 off}.

Food Truck Frenzy at Pier 13: Thursday, August 17th from 4:00PM – 10:00PM


There are few things that bring instant happiness quicker than Pier 13’s Food Truck Frenzy. With more than 15 trucks, there will be bites and booze to satisfy everyone’s hunger and drink cravings. Enjoy the view, bring your pup, and enjoy the summer weather while you can.

Yelp Celebrates JC Pride: Thursday, August 17th from 6:00PM – 9:00PM


Get ready for Pride Week with the ultimate kick off event with Yelp in Jersey City at Raval {136 Newark Ave}. From 6:00PM – 9:00PM, there will be NO cover, an extended happy hour, and a full tapas menu upstairs so you can nosh all night. RSVP here.

Breakfast Club Meeting at Halifax: Friday, August 18th at 7:30AM


If you’re a Hudson County or Hoboken Chamber member, you’re invited to attend the monthly networking meeting at Halifax at the W Hotel Hoboken {225 River Street}. At the meeting, you can introduce other professionals to your businesses, make referrals, and hear from guest speakers. Non-members can attend as guests of a member {members receive points by bringing guests!}. Buy your tickets here.

The Flying Ivories at The Shepherd + The Knucklehead: Friday, August 18th from 9:00PM – 12:00AM


Get ready to rock and roll the night away at The Shepherd + The Knucklehead {1313 Willow Ave.} with a piano show by the NYC-famous dueling piano duo, The Flying Ivories.  Love what you hear? Catch The Flying Ivories at other Hoboken and NYC hotspots including House of ‘Que and Bar Nine in NYC.

Summer Friday at Village Pourhouse: Friday, August 18th from 8:00PM – 2:00AM


We’re getting near the tail end of Summer Fridays, so you better get to celebrating. Start your weekend off right at Village PourHouse {205 1st Street}, where CAM will be spinning beats all night. Get more info here.

2nd Anniversary Party at Carvao BBQ: Saturday, August 19th at 8:30PM 


Come for the open pit BBQ and stay for the afterparty with DJ Loco {yes, things are going to get crazyyy}. Carvao BBQ’s {686 Bergen Ave} two-year anniversary party is sure to be on fire — and so if their BBQ. More info here.

Magnolia Landing Summer Series at Journal Squared: Saturday, August 19th from 11:00AM – 4:00PM


This one stop pop-up shop features over 20 artist, food, and vintage vendors {many of them local!} featuring their work in the heart of Journal Square. And naturally, Flea Market Funk will be playing tunes all day to get you in the shopping spirit. The market is located right behind the newly renovated plaza behind the Journal Square PATH and adjacent to Journal Squared. Find out all the details here. Psst: there’s FREE entry.

Hike + Brewery Tasting Day Trip: Saturday, August 19th from 8:30AM – 6:00PM


If the beach isn’t your thing or you’re down to try something adventurous, we suggest a gorgeous day spent hiking Mount Tammany. Live More Adventures makes your day trip unbeliveably easy with transportation, a guided hike, lunch, and a trip to Jersey Girl brewery for a post-hike treat all included and planned out for you in advance. Single tickets are $77, or $142 for a couple. Enjoy the time we have left of gorg weather. Register here.

BridgeGate Summah Blowout Fundraiser: Sunday, August 20th from 3:00 PM – 8:00PM  


Unfortunately, summer slowly creep out of town, but to give it the send-off it deserves, get down with DJ Marvilous at O’Leary’s Publik House {788 Garfield Ave} with $5 food and drink specials. And if the end of summer is making you feel extra stressed, there will be two free meditation classes, $5 acupuncture services, and a $10 massage chair station. The event is FREE, but a $5 donation is highly encouraged {supports WomenRising York Street Project}.

Bringing The Beach to the ‘Boken at Birch: Wednesday, August 23rd from 6:30PM – 9:30PM


If you haven’t been to the beach this summer {or if you just haven’t gotten enough}, Hoboken Girl’s beachy happy hour at Birch {92 River Street} will satisfy your summer needs. Join us for a night of cocktails + drink specials, delicious boardwalk-style bites, raffles, and more summer-style fun. Plus, you’ll get to taste the newest creation Birch has to offer — homemade gelato and alcohol-infused sorbet! To top it all off, there will be a braid bar from Blo-It-Out, a succulent station, and a pop-up shop from Aaraa Accessories. Get your tickets here.

Upcoming weekday events:

Monday, August 21st from 8:00PM to 11:00PM: Movies Under The Stars: Ice Age

Tuesday, August 22nd from 7:00PM to 9:00PM: PlantNite at the Iron Monkey. Get details here

Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:00PM: InspiHER Wine Down Wednesday


Start resting up now — this weekend’s going to be one to remember with so many things to cross off your list. Don’t forget to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl!

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