• 13 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {December 27-30, 2018}

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    Christmas has come and gone and before reality sets in the new year, there’s still plenty of fun left in 2018. From free workout trials to Liberty Science Center events to music events and beyond {+ a list of NYE events for Monday!} — there is a lot to do in our area this weekend. Check out our list of 13 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {December 27-30,2018}:

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    Featured Events

    Max Challenge Free Trial — Saturday, December 29th at 9:00AM

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    Experience a workout that shows a day in the life of a Max Challenge member — for free! The Max Challenge of Hoboken {537 Washington Street} is offering a free trial workout this Saturday morning. Participants will see firsthand how The Max Challenge has helped thousands of people completely transform their health through the combination of fitness classes, nutrition coaching, and motivation. Regardless of how often you workout or how experienced you are in fitness — The Max Challenge team is there to help and offer an array of fitness and nutritional services. Sign up for your free trial {no strings attached!} here.

    Harborside Atrium’s New Year’s Eve Party — Monday, December 31st at 8:00PM

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    Ring in 2019 on Jersey City’s stunning waterfront at the Harborside Atrium. Tickets to this party are $70 per person and include an open bar that includes premium liquor, specialty cocktails, draft beer, and champagne, a catered buffet, party favors, a jumbo screen to watch the ball drop, and more. VIP packages are also available — contact events@lutzebiergarten.com for more information. Purchase tickets here.

    Weekend Events

    12 Days of Science at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City — Running through Tuesday, January 1st

    Join the Liberty Science Center as they continue their 12 Days of Science. Enjoy winter-themed indoor activities throughout LSC as well as classic attractions and exhibits. Get more information here.

    Live Jazz Session in Jersey City — Friday, December 28th from 6:30PM-8:00PM

    Novado Gallery in Jersey City {110 Morgan Street} is hosting a live jazz session with Carlos Frias & Circulo Social. Admission is free. Get more information here.

    Pre-New Year’s Eve Vegan Dinner — Friday, December 28th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Say goodbye to 2018 with Chef Tere Foz and Pas for a five-course vegan tasting menu in Jersey City. The event brings together like-minded people to connect over vegan food, creativity, and community. Get more information here.

    Something of the Found at Willie McBrides — Friday, December 28th at 11:00PM

    Head to Willie McBrides in Hoboken {616 Grand Street} this Friday evening for a live performance by Something of the Found. Starting with music’s grooviest decade, the ‘60s to present day, this band covers all things rock n roll and pop. While this group is young and energetic, they draw on some of the old heads for inspiration such as Dean Martin, Elvis, and Frank Sinatra. Get more information here.

    New Year’s Eve Eve Eve Bash at Tally Ho in Hoboken — Friday, December 28th, Saturday, December 29th, + Sunday, December 30th

    Prepare for New Year’s Eve at Tally Ho in Hoboken {215 Washington Street}. Every day leading up to New Year’s Eve {beginning Friday night} there will be a champagne toast at midnight. So head to Tally Ho this weekend and make sure to stay until 12! Get more information here.

    Penguins Visit the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City — Saturday, December 29th + Sunday, December 30th from 11:00AM-2:30PM

    Penguins are headed to Jersey City and will be making an appearance at the Liberty Science Center on Saturday and Sunday. Presenters from Jenkinson’s Aquarium in Point Pleasant will be explaining all you need to know about the beautiful creatures {+ get to see one up close and personal!}. Get more information here.

    Vision Board Workshop at Hudson Yoga Project in Hoboken — Saturday, December 29th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

    Join yoga instructor and happiness coach Kate Lombardo for an afternoon dedicated to creating inspiration, setting goals, and defining dreams. The workshop will help you get ready for the new year and focus on the goals you want to set {and what you must do to achieve them}. Get more information and learn how to sign up here.

    Stan Lee Memorial in Jersey City — Saturday, December 29th at 2:00PM

    Celebrate the life of late American comic book writer, Stan Lee, at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Attendees are welcome to bring candles, flowers, and dress up as their favorite Marvel character. Get more information here.

    Free Meditation & Introduction to Power Breathing in Jersey City — Saturday, December 29th from 5:00PM-6:00PM

    Wind down from the holidays and spend your Saturday evening learning all about yogic breathing techniques, meditation, and practical wisdom. The workshop will take place at 189 Brunswick Street {2nd floor} in Jersey City. Get more information here.

    Acoustic Night at G. Millz Boken Roadhouse in Hoboken — Saturday, December 29th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Hoboken’s newest bar and restaurant is hosting a live Acoustic Night this Saturday evening. Explore and enjoy their menu while listening to music from talented local artists. If interested in performing, contact NC Entertainment at 201-507-8935 or visit their website here.

    Grace Van Vorst Book Sale — Sunday, December 30th from 12:30PM-4:30PM

    Thousands of books, CDs, and DVDs will be on sale for $2 or less at the Grace Van Vorst Book Sale in Jersey City {39 Erie Street}. Children’s books and hundreds of other titles are completely free. Any proceeds help fight hunger and homelessness. Get more information here.

    Open Mic Sunday at FM Jersey City — Sunday, December 30th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    Musicians, poets, comedians, magicians, and anyone who wants to show off their talent are invited to FM Jersey City {340 Third Street} at Open Mic night this Sunday evening. Sign up is at 6:00PM and there will be happy hour specials all night. Get more information here.

    Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hoboken + Jersey City:

    The Shepherd & The Knucklehead {Hoboken} from 9:00PM-2:00AM 

    Blue Eyes {Hoboken} begins at 8:30PM 

    Harborside Atrium {Jersey City} begins at 8:00PM

    Birch {Hoboken} begins at 8:00PM

    The Brass Rail {Hoboken} begins at 5:00PM

    Bin 14 {Hoboken} begins at 5:00PM

    Liberty House {Jersey City} begins at 9:00PM

    Tally Ho {Hoboken} begins at 9:00PM

    Anthony Davids {Hoboken} begins at 5:00PM

    Court Street {Hoboken} begins at 5:00PM

    Talde {Jersey City} begins at 9:30PM

    …+ more! See our entire list of where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 in Hoboken + Jersey City HERE.


    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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

    **To submit an event for our community guide, please fill out our events form here or email events@hobokengirl.com.**


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    Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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