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

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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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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.


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