32 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {December 19th-22nd}

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It is holiday galore in Hudson County. From Hanukkah events, holiday markets, and winter solstice events — there is something happening for every kind of celebration you want to get into this weekend. Whether you’re getting some last-minute shopping in or are preparing for the new year, be sure to make some time to attend one of these awesome events. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {December 19th-22nd 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

Get 30% Off Frames + Lenses and 20% Off Non-Prescription Sunglasses at Eyeshapes Hoboken — Happening Now

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Head to Eyeshapes Hoboken {259 1st Street, Hoboken} to get your eyes checked + use your vision plan benefits before the year is officially over — Drs. Randy Kansky and Beverly Hochstadt-Kansky offer high-quality services at affordable prices. Plus while there, also enjoy 30% off frames + lenses, 20% off non-prescription sunglasses, and gift cards in the amounts of $25 or $100 {just make sure to tell them Hoboken Girl sent you}. Get more information here.

Hoboken Jingle Bell 5K at Pier A Park — Saturday, December 21st at 9:00AM 

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Runners, rejoice — The Hoboken Jingle Bell 5K is taking place this Saturday at Pier A Park {100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. The 1-Mile Run will start at 9:00AM and costs $20 per person. The 5K run will then begin at 9:30AM with staggered starts and costs $40 per person. Participants will receive a full Santa suit to run with on race day, as well as a race number, hot chocolate at the finish + FREE professional photos. Same-day registration will also be available. Plus, you can join in on the giving spirit and donate unused/new toys for the children in the Hoboken community. Click here to register and learn more.

New Year’s Eve at Maritime Parc — Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 With Seatings at 5:30PM and 8:30PM

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End 2019 with a delicious meal and NYC skyline views at Maritime Parc {84 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City.} Maritime Parc’s decadent NYE prix fixe menus – with options to dine at 5:30PM or 8:30PM – include a caviar and burrata salad, duck with a ginger gastrique, a sherry-lobster emulsion with beet chips, a mallomar dessert with salted caramel and lavender ice cream + much more. Seating for their three-course menu is a great way to begin the evening, timed perfectly at 5:30PM and offered at just $75 per person. Maritime Parc’s five-course starts at 8:30PM seating is offered at $150 per guest. Plus, add some extra fun to your evening and get the  optional chef-paired wine tasting or truffle supplement for an additional cost. Click here to make your reservation + learn more. 

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More Weekend Events in the Area

LSC After Dark: Candy Land at Liberty Science Center — Thursday, December 19th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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For those 21 and over, head to the Liberty Science Center {222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City} for Candy Land. Get more information and tickets here.

Evening of the Arts Gala at Harborside Atrium — Thursday, December 19th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Enjoy the Evening of Arts Gala over at Harborside Atrium {210 Hudson Street, Jersey City}. Get more information and RSVP here.

Men’s Shopping Party at Athleta Hoboken — Thursday, December 19th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Athleta Hoboken {316 Washington Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a men’s shopping event. Get more info here.

Artist + Maker Market/HDSID Holiday Market at Grove PATH Plaza — Thursday, December 19th at 4:00PM

Pick up some fun, unique gifts for all the people on your gift list this year at the Artist + Maker Market/HDSID Holiday Market at Grove PATH Plaza {Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

Gallery Mix + Sip at W Hoboken — Thursday, December 19th at 6:00PM

Head to the W Hoboken {225 River Street, Hoboken} for the gallery mix and sip event. Learn more here.

Ugly Sweater Open Mic Night at Hudson Coffee — Thursday, December 19th at 7:00PM

Enjoy an open mic night over at Hudson Coffee {1100 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken}. Get more information here.

Artist Talk with Anthony E. Boone at Hamilton Square Condominiums— Thursday, December 19th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Head to the Hamilton Square Condominiums {232 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City} for an evening with artist Anthony E. Boone. Get more info here.

Buddy vs Duff at Parlay Studios — Thursday, December 19th from 11:30AM-3:00PM

Join the cast of Buddy vs Duff at Parlay Studios {6 Senate Place, Jersey City} for a special event where both cake artists reveal cakes inspired by Waitress. RSVP by emailing buddydufffans@gmail.com.

Live Music with Bridget Larson at Corgi Spirits — Friday, December 20th from 7:30PM-10:30PM

Swing by Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} for some live music with Bridget Larson. Find out more here.

Holiday Craft Workshop at DT234 Gallery + Art Studio — Friday, December 20th from 6:30PM-8:30PM

DT234 Gallery Art + Studio {234 York Street, Jersey City} will be hosting a holiday craft workshop. Get more info here.

Castles in the Sky at Elysian Cafe — Friday, December 20th at 9:30PM

Catch Castles in the Sky perform over at Elysian Cafe {1001 Washington Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Amish Outlaws at Willie McBride’s — Friday, December 20th at 11:00PM

The Amish Outlaws will be taking the stage at Willie McBride’s {616 Grand Street, Hoboken}. Find out more here.

Holiday Craft Fair at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Saturday, December 21st and Sunday, December 22nd from 12:00PM-5:00PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum  {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken} will be hosting its annual Holiday Craft Fair featuring jewelry, knitwear, and more. Get out more info here.

Corgi Holiday Market Place at Corgi Spirits — Saturday, December 21st from 2:30PM-6:30PM

Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} will be hosting a Holiday Market Place featuring local artisans. Get more information here.

Garden Street Farmers Market on Garden Street — Saturday, December 21st from 9:00AM-2:00PM

Stock up on the freshest fruit and veggies for the weekend at the Garden Street Farmers Market {14 Street at Garden Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Hoboken Scavenger Hunt: Hoboken Harbor + History in Hoboken — Saturday, December 21st, from 9:00AM-6:00PM

Indulge in an epic Hoboken Scavenger Hunt, starting at Warrington Plaza {County Road 736, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Event Horizon at Willie McBride’s — Saturday, December 21st at 11:00PM

Catch Event Horizon perform at Willie McBride’s {616 Grand Street, Hoboken}. Find out more here.

7th Annual Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl at Texas Arizona — Saturday, December 21st from 2:00PM-8:00PM

Head to Texas Arizona {76 River Street, Hoboken} for the 7th Annual Sweater Pub Crawl. Get more info here.

Winter Solstice Soul Care at Modern Sage Popup — Saturday, December 21st, Multiple Times

Join the Modern Sage Popup {192 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City} for a Winter Solstice Soul Care event featuring tarot readings, meditation, and more. Find out more information here.

The Krampus at Antique Loft — Sunday, December 21st at 8:00PM

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Antique Loft {33-41 Newark Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a performance of The Krampus. Learn more here.

Kennedy Dancers Holiday Show at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church — Saturday, December 21st at 7:30PM

Head to the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church {440 Hoboken Avenue, Jersey City} to catch the Kennedy Dancers Holiday show. Find out more information here.

Hot Chocolate with Santa at Cafe Sophia and Hot House Pizza — Saturday, December 21st from 11:00AM-1:00PM

Head to Cafe Sophia {200 Monroe Street, Hoboken} and Hot House Pizza {606 2nd Street, Hoboken} for a fun Hot Chocolate with Santa event. Get more info here.

Holiday Pop-Up shops at CORK Wine + Spirits — Saturday, December 21st at 1:00PM

CORK Wine + Spirits {1450 Washington Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a holiday pop-up. Get more information here.

Painting with Acrylics at Field Colony — Sunday, December 22nd at 9:00AM

Learn how to paint with acrylics at Field Colony {1001 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}. Get more information here.

Kid-Focused Events

Penny’s Storytime at the Museum at the Hoboken Historical Museum —Friday, December 20th 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.

Storytime at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, December 22nd 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.

Ride for a Hero Fundraiser at CycleBar Jersey City — Saturday, December 21st at 2:00PM

Join CycleBar Jersey City {65 Bay Street, Jersey City} will be hosting a special ride to raise funds for the family of the late Detective Joseph Seals. Get more info and book your ride here.

Greater NJ / NYC Events

An Immersive Wonderland of Lights at Randall’s Island Park — Friday, December 20th at 4:00PM

Make the trip to Randall’s Island Park {20 Randall’s Island Park, New York} to catch a gorgeous, immersive wonderland of lights. Get more information here.

Ugly Sweater Party at Stage 48 — Saturday, December 21st from 10:00AM-4:00PM

Head to Stage 48 {605 West 48th Street, New York} for an ugly sweater party. Get more information here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, December 23rd — Head to the Artist + Maker Market/HDSID Holiday Market. Get more information here.

Monday, December 23rd — Take your little ones to Harborside in Jersey City for story time and music. Get more information here.

Monday, December 23rd — Head to the W Hotel for the Annual Chanukah Soirée. Get more information here.

Monday, December 23rd — Luna in Jersey City will be hosting a Festivus event. Get more information here.

Tuesday, December 24th — Join Main Street Pops for a Holiday Food + Artisan Market. 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.