38 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {August 22-25, 2019}

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August is almost over, Hudson County. Aside from the fact that the summer seemingly flew by, this weekend is shaping up to be a gorgeous one as we approach the end of the season. From storytimes for little ones before they go back to school to the highly-anticipated Jersey City Pride Festival, there is a ton of stuff happening. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {August 22nd-August 25th, 2019}:

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

Local Weather This Weekend:

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Local weather courtesy of weather.com

Upcoming Featured Events

Metacognitive Minds Meet and Greet at  Starbucks — Tuesday, August 27th from 2:00PM-7:00PM

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Attention all parents — Metacognitive Minds, one of Hoboken’s newest tutoring businesses just launched this week and would love to meet you. On Tuesday, August 27th, Dara Kurlander, Metacognitive Minds’ founder, will be hosting a meet and greet at Starbucks {1205 North Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Enjoy one free drink of your choice and a flash sale on all services. Click here to learn more about Metacognitive Minds and its founder Dara. 

Weekend Events in the Area

Artist Talk II Lauren Schwartz  — Layered and on Edge at Hamilton Square Condominiums — Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

The Hamilton Square Condominiums {232 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City} will be hosting an artist talk with Lauren Schwartz. Get more information here.

The Goonies at the J. Owen Grundy Pier — Thursday, August 22nd at 8:00PM

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Catch Steven Spielberg’s The Goonies over at the J. Own Grundy Pier {Hudson Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

Art Networking Thursdays at Field Colony — Thursday, August 22nd from 7:30PM-9:00PM

Field Colony {1001 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a networking night for artists. Get more info here.

Hot Girl Summer Party at The Ashford — Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Mint Market will be hosting a Hot Girl Summer Party over at The Ashford {145 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

Air Show Demonstrations over the Manhattan Skyline — Thursday, August 22nd at 9:30AM

Catch an awesome airshow of jets over the Manhattan skyline going down the Hudson River. Get more info here.

Glass Etching Workshop at Hudson Coffee — Thursday, August 22nd at 8:00PM

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Learn how to etch designs into glass at a glass etching workshop at Hudson Coffee {1100 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Felt Succulents with Rivington Rose at The Cliff — Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00PM-9:00PM

Learn how to create felt succulents with artist Rebecca Ferreira at The Cliff {38 Congress Street, Jersey City}. Find out more information here.

Fringe Fest at FM — Thursday, August 22nd through Friday, August 23rd at  8:00PM

Fringe Fest will be kicking off Jersey City Pride over at FM {340 3rd Street, Jersey City}. Get more information here.

Community BBQ at Housing Authority of The City of Hoboken — Friday, August 23rd from 2:00PM-4:00PM

Enjoy a Community BBQ  over at the Housing Authority of The City of Hoboken {310 Jackson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Party at Birch Hoboken  — Friday, August 23rd  from 9:00PM-3:00PM

Dance the night away at an epic party hosted at Birch {92 River Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Shoott Session at Pier 13 — Friday, August 23rd from 10:00AM-8:00PM

Shoott will be hosting a photo session over at Pier 13 {1301 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

The 19th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival at Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall — Saturday, August 24th from 1:00PM-9:00PM

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The 19th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival will be happening at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza {119-158 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}. Get more information here. Read more about some of the Pride artwork on the pedestrian plaza here.

Garden Street Farmers Market in Hoboken — Saturday, August 24th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

Swing by the Garden Street Farmers Market {14th Street and Garden Street, Hoboken} to pick up fresh produce for the week ahead. Get more information here.

Jersey City Night Market at Journal Square Plaza — Saturday, August 24th from 4:00PM-10:00PM

Enjoy delicious food and fun over at the Jersey City Night Market at Journal Square Plaza {Jersey City}. Get more information here.

Sip + Paint at the Hoboken Public Library — Saturday, August 24th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

The Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue, Hoboken} will be hosting a fun Sip + Paint {with coffee and tea} class. Find out more info here.

Corgi Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits — Saturday, August 24th from 7:30PM-11:00PM

Join Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} for a fun comedy club show. Get more info and tickets here.

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at White Eagle Hall — Saturday, August 24th at 8:30PM

Catch Ted Leo and the Pharmacists perform at White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}. this Saturday. Find out more info here.

Free Class at CrossFit Hoboken — Saturday, August 24th at 10:00AM

Head over to Hoboken CrossFit {38 Jackson Street, Hoboken} for a free workout class. Get more info and sign up here.

Jersey City Summer Compost Workshop Series at Riverview Community Garden — Saturday, August 24th from 9:30AM-11:00AM

Join Sustainable Jersey City for a series of workshops on compost at the Riverview Community Garden {Ogden Avenue, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

Latte Art Level 1 at Simply Chai — Saturday, August 24th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

Simply Chai {79 Hudson Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a latte art class. Get more information here.

Global Climbing Day at The Gravity Vault — Hoboken — Saturday, August 24th 

Participate in Global Climbing Day with a climb of your own over at The Gravity Vault – Hoboken {1423 Clinton Street, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

Weekly Savengerhunt.com Hoboken Scavenger Hunt: Hoboken Harbor + History at Warrington Plaza — Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th at 10:00AM

Indulge in a fun scavenger hunt every weekend in August over at Warrington Plaza {County Road 736, Hoboken}. Find out more info +  get tickets here.

The Final Day of Lobster Palooza at Surf City — Sunday, August 25th from 3:00PM-7:00PM

Enjoy the final day of Lobster Palooza at Surf City {1 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City}. Find out more information here.

Sinatra Summer Streets Ride at Pier A Park — Sunday, August 25th from 11:00AM-12:00PM

Head over to Pier A Park {Sinatra Drive, Hoboken} for a car-free street bike ride. Get more info here.

Shoott Session at Port Imperial Waterfront — Sunday, August 25th from 10:00AM-8:00PM

Join Shoott for a photoshoot over at the Port Imperial Waterfront {Weehawken}. Find out more info here.

Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview-Fisk Park — Sunday,  August 25th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

Pick up fresh fruits and vegetables over at the Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview-Fisk Park {498 Palisades Avenue, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

The Sinatra Bus Tour with Lenny Luizzi at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Sunday, August 25th from 12:45PM-4:00PM

Join the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken} and Lenny Luizzi for a special bus tour that highlights the parts of Hoboken that were a part of Frank Sinatra’s life. Find out more information here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Baking Classes for Ages Three to Five at Sugarsuckle — Thursday,  August 22nd  from 9:00AM-12:30PM

Kids can participate in a fun baking class over at Sugarsuckle {600 Newark Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Hoboken Kids Scoot Night at Multi-Service Center Roller Rink — Thursday, August 22nd from 4:00PM-8:00PM

Bring your kids to the Multi-Service Center Roller Rink {2nd and Grand Street, Hoboken} for a kids scoot night. Helmets + adult supervision are required. Get more information here.

Penny’s Storytime at the Museum at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Thursday, August 22nd from 10:00AM-10:30AM

Take your little ones to a fun storytime over at the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Kids’ Gelato Pop Making Class at Bucket + Bay — Saturday, August 24th from 11:00AM-12:00PM

Kids can participate in a kid-friendly gelato making class over at Bucket + Bay {150 Bay Street, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

Storytime at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, August 25th from 1:30PM-2:00PM

Bring your kids to the Fire Department Museum {213 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken} for a fun storytime. Find out more info here.

Greater NJ / NYC Events

All Points West Distillery Comedy Night at All Points West Distillery — Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00PM-9:00PM

All Points West Distillery {73 Tichenor Street, Newark} will be hosting a comedy night. Find out more info here.

Hudson River Park’s Blues BBQ Festival at Hudson River Park — Saturday, August 24th from 2:00PM-9:00PM

Head over to Hudson River Park {353 West Street, New York} for a blues and BBQ festival. Find out more information here.

Brooklyn Summer Brew Fest: Beer, Cider, Music, and More at Brooklyn Navy Yard — Saturday, August 24th at 1:00PM and 6:00PM

Indulge in all things beer and cider at the Brooklyn Summer Brew Fest {in two separate sessions} at the Brooklyn Navy Yard {141 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn}. Get more info here.

2nd Annual Mahwah Food Truck Festival in Mahwah — Sunday, August 25th from 11:30AM-7:30AM

Enjoy savory food truck bites during the Mahwah Food Truck Festival {475 Corporate Drive, Mahwah}. Get more information here.

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York at Roy Wilkins Southern Queens Park — Sunday, August 25th from 12:00PM-8:00PM

Head over to the Roy Wilkins Southern Queens Park {177th Street, Jamaica} for the 9th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Get more info here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, August 26th — Swing by a Squeeze More Leads on Social Media Workshop at The Shannon. Get more information here.

Monday, August 26th — Grab the freshest fruits + vegetables at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market. Get more information here.

Monday, August 26th — 718 Beauty Bar will host a makeup class. Get more information here.

Tuesday, August 27th — Little ones can enjoy pre-k arts and crafts at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Get more information here.

Tuesday, August 27th — Enjoy a free clinical hypnotherapy event at om.life. Get more information here.

Wednesday, August 28th — Join the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce for a summer end bash. Get more information here.

Wednesday, August 28th — Unlawful Assembly will be performing at Fox and Crow. Get more information here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.