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26 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {July 4-July 7, 2019}

by Arielle Witter
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Say hello to the long weekend, Hudson County. Although the 4th of July does fall on a Thursday this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t take an extra day off for the holiday or, dare we say it, play hooky. From firework displays + parties to art shows, we’ve rounded up the best events happening in + around Hudson County this weekend. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {July 4th-July 7th, 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.

4th of July Events

50 Star Fireworks Show at Exchange Place Plaza — Thursday, July 4th from 12:00PM-10:00PM

Catch 4th of July Fireworks and a performance from Akon + Pitbull at the 50 Star Fireworks Show at Exchange Place Plaza {10 Exchange Place, Jersey City}. Find out more information here.

Thirsty Thursday 4th of July at Madd Hatter — Thursday, July 4th at 8:00PM

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Celebrate America’s birthday at Madd Hatter {221 Washington Street, Hoboken} with drink specials all night + music from a live DJ. Find out more info here.

4th of July Tour on the Hudson with Urban Paddle JC  — Thursday, July 4th at 7:00PM

Catch the 4th of July Fireworks on the water this year during a tour of the Hudson with Urban Paddle JC {9 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

4th of July Party at Rooftop at Exchange Place — Thursday, July 4th, All Day

Steer clear of the bustling crowds below and celebrate the holiday at the Rooftop at Exchange Place {1 Exchange Place, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

Bad + Bourgie BBQ at Mathew’s Food + Drink — Thursday, July 4th, All Day

Head over to Mathew’s Food + Drink {351 Grove Street, Jersey City} for a delicious BBQ. Get more info here.

Independence Day BBQ on the Hudson at House of ‘Que — Thursday, July 4th, All  Day

Celebrate Independence Day over at House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken + 500 Avenue at Port Imperial, Weehawken}  with an epic BBQ right on the Hudson River. Get more info here.

Weekend Events in the Area

Statue of Liberty 5k Run at Liberty State Park — Thursday, July 4th at 5:00AM

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Get your exercise in with a special 5k run around the Statue of  Liberty at  Liberty State Park  {1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

Gallery Mix + Sip  at W Hoboken — Thursday, July 4th  from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Head to the W Hoboken’s {225 River Street, Hoboken} Living Room for a weekly mix + mingle event featuring works from the Roig Collection. Get more information here.

Pinot Noir: A Love Letter at CoolVines — Friday, July 5th  from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Swing by CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} to learn all things pinot noir. Find out more information here.

Feel Good Fridays at Grove PATH Plaza — Friday, July 5th from 3:00PM-9:00PM

Enjoy the Artist + Maker Market in honor of Feel Good Friday over at Grove PATH Plaza {Jersey City}. Get more info here.

Free Event: Hoboken Waterfront + Pier 13 by Epic Events NYC at Pier 13 — Saturday, July 6th from 8:00PM-11:00PM

Mix and mingle with potential new friends + participate in fun activities courtesy of Epic Events NYC over at Pier 13 {1301 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Classic Belgian Styles at CoolVines — Saturday, July 6th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Head back to CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} on Saturday to explore what goes into making a great + tasty Belgian beer. Get more info here.

Garden Street Farmers Market at Garden Street — Saturday, July 6th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

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Stock up on the freshest produce for the week ahead over at the Garden Street Farmers Market {14th Street at Garden Street, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

Indimpact: Artist + Producer Networking Experience at Para Music Group — Saturday, July 6th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

Network with local artists + producers over at Para Music Group {333 Newark Street, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats at Fox and Crow — Saturday, July 6th  at 10:00PM

Swing Fox and Crow {594 Palisade Avenue,  Jersey City} to catch Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats perform. Get more information here.

Porno! The Live Comedy Show at Mcginley Square Pub — Saturday, July 6th from 7:45PM-10:00PM 

Head over to the Mcginely Square Pub {755 Montgomery Street, Jersey City} for a fun, sex-positive comedy show featuring a two-hour open bar. Get more info here.

SummerFest Concert Series at Liberty State Park — Sunday, July 7th at 6:00PM

Celebrate summer with a fun concert series over at  Liberty State Park {1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City}. The event will happen every Sunday through Sunday, August 18th. Find out more info here.

Free Yoga in Lincoln Park — Sunday, July 7th from 10:30AM-11:45PM

Enjoy free yoga over at Lincoln Park {Jersey City} and start off your week on a calm note. Find out more info here.

Jersey City Fiber Arts Get-Together at Prato Bakery — Sunday, July 7th from 4:00PM-6:00PM

Prato Bakery {371 4th Street, Jersey City} will be hosting a get-together for those interested in fiber arts {think knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc}. Get more info here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Dino Days of Summer at Liberty Science Center — Thursday, July 4th from 9:00AM-5:30PM

Swing by the Liberty Science Center {222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City} for a dinosaur-themed summer adventure. Get more info here.

Might Mites at My Gym Hoboken — Friday, July 5th from 5:30PM-6:30PM

Introduce your kids to gymnastic skills and sports skills at My Gym Hoboken {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Storytime at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, July 7th from 1:30PM-2:00PM

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

Riverview Farmers Market in Jersey City — Sunday, July 7th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

Pick up fresh fruit + veg over at the Riverview Farmers Market {498 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

Greater NJ / NYC Events

2019 State of Art at Studio Montclair — All Weekend

From now through August 9th, catch the 2019 State of Art over at Studio Montclair {127 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair}. Find out more information here.

Movies in the Park: Avengers: Infinity War at Stephen R. Gregg Park — Friday, July 5th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

Head to Stephen R. Gregg Park in Bayonne to catch a special screening of Avengers: Infinity War. Find out more info here.

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse Beer + Doughnut Pairing at The Asbury Hotel — Sunday, July 7th from 6:00PM-11:00PM

Even though a bit of a trek away, The Asbury Hotel {210 5th Avenue, Asbury Park} will be hosting a screening of Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse with beer + doughnuts. Get more information here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, July 8th — A Kids Summer Art Workshop will be starting at DT  234 Gallery. Get more information here.

Monday, July 8th — Enjoy free salsa lessons over at Cadillac Cantina every Monday. Get more information here.

Monday, July 8th — Stock up on the freshest fruits + vegetables at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market. Get more information here.

Monday, July 8th — Join Splash Into Reading for a variety of water-based games + activities to help three to five-year-olds learn sight words. Get more information here.

Tuesday, July 9th — Catch Growing in Jersey City and Crystal Letters’ monthly open mic night. Get more information here.

Tuesday, July 9th — Bring your little one to a pre-k arts + crafts session at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Get more information here.

Wednesday, July 10th — “A  Knight to Remember”  is happening at Vita A. Lofts featuring the work of local Jersey City artists.  Get more information here.

Wednesday, July 10th — A Little Hoboken Beauty Bar is happening at Antique Loft. Get more information here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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