• 30 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Labor Day 2019}

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    Le sigh, Hudson County, as summer is slowly coming to an end. But, it’s not over yet! Labor Day is on Monday meaning we get not two, but THREE full days to enjoy this weekend. Now, since it is a long weekend, there’s no excuse to not do at least one fun thing this weekend {but we also won’t judge if you’re planning to staycation}. No matter what you’re doing, we’ve rounded up a slew of events for you to go to or participate in Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {August 29th-September 1st, 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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    Weekend Events in the Area

    End of Summer Sale for the Hoboken Historical Museum Gala — Now through Wednesday, September 4th, All Day

    Save the date — the Hoboken Historical Museum Gala is being hosted on Friday, November 8th at the W Hoboken {225 River Street, Hoboken}. Tickets are on sale for a discounted price now through Wednesday, September 4th. Get your tickets and more information here.

    Groove on Grove: Back to School Special at Grove PATH Plaza — Wednesday, August 28th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

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    Enjoy the Groove on Grove: Back to School special over at the Grove PATH Plaza {Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Hoboken Sailing Club + School Meetup at Pier 13 — Wednesday, August 28th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Head over to Pier 13 {1301 Sinatra Drive North, Hoboken} for a meetup with the Hoboken Sailing Club + School. Find out more information here.

    Stay Safe with Basic Self-Defense at the Hoboken Public Library — Wednesday, August 28th from 6:30PM-7:30PM

    Learn basic self-defense techniques over at the Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue, Hoboken}. Get more information here.

    No One Fights Alone Four-Course Seasonal Dinner at Halifax — Thursday, August 29th at 7:00PM

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    Head over to Halifax {225 River Street, Hoboken} for a special, seasonal four-course dinner. Find out more information and get tickets here.

    Latte Art Level 1 at Simply Chai — Thursday, August 29th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

    Learn how to create gorgeous latte art at Simply Chai {79 Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at Grove PATH Plaza — Thursday, August 29th from 4:00PM-8:00PM

    Stock up on fruit and veg for the long weekend ahead at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at the Grove PATH plaza {Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    BUM OUT: Bum Pilates Up & Out 90s Tie-Dye Babe-aganza at Up & Out Studio — Thursday, August 29th from 6:30PM-7:30PM

    Join Bum Pilates at Up & Out Studio {107 4th Street} for a fun 90s tie-dye party. Find out more information and get tickets here.

    DEKA-LOG: a Finding Me story at Merseles Studios — Thursday, August 29th from at 6:30PM

    Catch the latest episodes of DEKA-LOG: a Finding Me story Merseles Studios {339 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}. Get more info and tickets here.

    Spaghetti Dinner Block Party on Sinatra Drive — Thursday, August 29th from 5:00PM-8:00PM

    Join the City of Hoboken over at Sinatra Drive {between 1st and 2nd Streets, Hoboken} for a Spaghetti Dinner Block Party. Find out more info here.

    Surfer Blood at Monty Hall — Thursday, August 29th at 9:00PM

    Catch Surfer Blood perform songs from their new album, “Snowdonia,” at Monty Hall {43 Montgomery Street, Jersey City}. Get more info and tickets here.

    3rd Annual Lutze Rescue Weekend at The Lutze — Thursday, August 29th through Saturday, August 31st, All Day

    Swing by The Lutze {3 Second Street, Jersey City} to join the Liberty Humane Society in celebrating dogs up for adoption. Get more info here.

    Paella Fever at Surf City — Friday, August 30th through Sunday, September 22nd, All Day

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    Surf City {1 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City} will be kicking off Paella Fever to celebrate all things paella. Get more information here.

    Garden Street Farmers Market in Hoboken — Saturday, August 31st 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.

    Shoott Session at Hamilton Park — Saturday, August 31st from 10:00AM-7:00PM

    Get your photo taken during a 30-minute photo session with Shoott at Hamilton Park {Jersey City}. Get more information here.

    Sweet Summer 2019 Labor Day Weekend Party at Birch — Saturday, August 31st at 10:00PM

    Birch {92 River Street, Hoboken} will be hosting an epic Labor Day Weekend Party. Get more info here.

    Free Class at CrossFit Hoboken — Saturday, August 31st at 10:00AM

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

    Weekly Savengerhunt.com Hoboken Scavenger Hunt: Hoboken Harbor + History at Warrington Plaza — Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st 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.

    Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview-Fisk Park — Sunday, September 1st 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.

    Shoott Session at the Jersey City Waterfront — Sunday, September 1st from 10:00AM-7:00PM

    Head over to the Jersey City Waterfront {Jersey City} for a 30-minute personal photoshoot with Shoott. Find out more info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Penny’s Storytime at the Museum at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Thursday, August 29th 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.

    Hoboken Kids Scoot Night at Multi-Service Center Roller Rink — Thursday, August 29th 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.

    Back to School Sing-a-Long at Kings Food Markets — Saturday, August 31st from 1:00PM-1:45PM

    Little ones can enjoy a fun Back to School Sing-a-Long at Kings Food Markets {1212 Shipyard Lane, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Kids’ Gelato Pop Making Class at Bucket + Bay — Saturday, August 31st 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, September 1st  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

    Summer End Bash at Ventanas at the Modern  — Wednesday, August 28th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Join the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce for a Summer End Bash at Ventanas at the Modern {200 Park Avenue, Fort Lee}. Get more info here.

    Seaport District’s Community Concert: Z100 Summer Bash at Pier 17 — Thursday, August 29th at 8:00PM

    Head over to Pier 17 {89 South Street, New York} for the Seaport District’s Community Concert. Get more info here.

    For the Greater Hood Pop-up Shop in Newark — Friday, August 31st, All Day

    For the Greater Hood, a non-profit organization helping the homeless community will be hosting a pop-up shop in Newark {along with three other pop-up shops in NYC, Connecticut, and Boston}. The location is still to be determined, but get more information here.

    Military Appreciation Night at Red Bull Arena — Saturday, August 31st at 7:00PM

    Watch the NY Red Bulls take on the Colorado Rapids during Military Appreciation Night over at the Red Bull Arena {600 Cape May Street, Harrison}. Get more information and tickets here.

    Rapha Wellness Festival at G. Thomas DiDomenico Park — Saturday, August 31st from 10:00AM-7:00PM

    Celebrate the first annual Hudson County Wellness Festival hosted by Rapha Wellness Center at G. Thomas DiDomenico Park {375-409 Avenue A, Bayonne}. Get more info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, September 2nd — Participate in a makeup class at 718 Beauty Bar. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, September 3rd — Head over to Urban Souls for a Shamanic Sound Journey event. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, September 3rd — Swing by SummerFest 2019: Erich Cawalla + The Uptown Band at Liberty State Park. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, September 3rd — The Office trivia will be happening at the FerryMan on 1st in Hoboken. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, September 4th — Friends trivia will be happening at Black Bear Bar and Grill. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, September 4th  — Enjoy standup comedy at Mulligan’s Pub. Get more information here.

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

    Remember to tag us on Instagram in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a potential repost. xo


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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.