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26 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {May 2nd-May5th, 2019}

by Arielle Witter
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Hudson County, there is a lot happening this weekend. With it being the first official weekend of May, this weekend is filled with Cinco de Mayo celebrations, live music performances, farmers market openings, and plenty of “May the Fourth be with you” puns. Here are 26 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {May 2nd-May 5th, 2019}: 

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Upcoming Featured Event

Jersey City Food Truck Fest at Urby Parking Lot — Saturday, May 4th from 12:00PM-7:00PM

cinco de mayo food truck fest

Head to JC this weekend for a massive food truck festival in the Urby Parking Lot {200 Green Street, Jersey City}. Vendors include Chavas Empanadas, Two Crepe, Angry Archies, and more. There will also be a beer garden, live music, and kids rides. Get more information here.

Date Night at Third + Vine — Wednesday, May 1st  from 5:00PM {Reservations Welcome!}

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Every Wednesday, head to Third and Vine {353 3rd Street, Jersey City} for date night with a five-course dinner + bottle of wine for two. Get more information here, and make reservations by calling 201-533-8309.

Weekend Events

International Women Exhibition Closing Reception at 107 Bowers Gallery + ArtSpace — Thursday, May 2nd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

The International Women exhibition over at 107 Bowers Gallery + ArtSpce {107 Bowers Street, Jersey City} will be officially closing its doors with a closing reception. The exhibition showcased the work of female artists who were all born from a country outside of the US. Find out more information here.

A Bingo Banquet with Boards and Broads at Green Pear Cafe — Thursday, May 2nd from 7:30PM

Green Pear Cafe {93 Grand Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a special drag bingo evening with Queens Gerry Mastrolia and Beatrice. Get more info here.

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

Be sure to swing by the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market for some fresh produce and more this weekend. Get more info here.

WE Meetup at The Brass Rail — Thursday, May 2nd from 4:30PM-5:45PM

Join the WE of Hudson County at The Brass Rail {135 Washington Street, Hoboken} for a night of mingling with local female entrepreneurs. Get more information here.

Pilates Party at Club Pilates — Thursday, May 2nd from 6:30PM-9:00PM

club pilates hoboken gym

Head to Club Pilates {1400 Hudson Street, Hoboken} for a fun workout followed by a trip for fro-yo. Find out more information here.

Annual Spring Fling at Cheese and Wine Store — Friday, May 3rd from 7:30PM-9:30PM

The Cheese and Wine Store {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken} will be hosting its annual spring fling with a wine and cheese tasting. Get more info here.

La Vie En Rose at CoolVines — Friday, May 3rd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Enjoy a selection of rosé wines over at CoolVines {276 Grove Street} to celebrate spring. Head back Saturday {from 3:00PM-5:00PM} and Sunday {from 3:00PM-5:00PM} for more. Get more information here.

Feel Good Fridays at the Newark Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City — Friday, May 3rd from 12:00PM-9:00PM

Feel great this Friday with Feel Good Friday’s on Grove Street courtesy of the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association. This Friday, enjoy the Artist + Maker Market, featuring food, vendors, a DJ, and more down by the Grove Street PATH Plaza. Get more info here.

National Pilates Month at Club Pilates — Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th, All Day

Celebration National Pilates Month at Club Pilates {1400 Hudson Street, Hoboken} with free intro classes. Get more information here.

Yappy Hour at The Ale House — Friday, May 3rd from 7:00PM-9:00PM

Bring your pup and enjoy some delicious drinks over at The Ale House {1034 Willow Avenue} for Yappy Hour this Friday. Get more info here.

Derby Party at Matthews Food + Drink — Saturday, May 4th from 4:00PM-7:00PM

Matthews Food + Drink {351 Grove Street, Jersey City} will be celebrating the Kentucky Derby with drink specials, prizes, and more. Find out more information here.

Star Wars Day at FM — Saturday, May 4th from 9:00PM

May the Fourth be with you and experience Star Wars day at FM {340 3rd Street, Jersey City} with a DJ, comedy by Rich Kiamco, and more. Plus, costumes are welcome at this event. Get more info here.

Swap + Sale at Kidville — Saturday, May 4th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

Swing by Kidville {1202 Shipyard Lane, Hoboken} for a clothing swap for all the old clothes your little one has grown out of. Find out more info here.

Wheat Beer at CoolVines — Saturday, May 4th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Head to CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} to explore + taste a selection of beer made with mainly wheat. Find out more information here.

HobokenArts 2019 Spring Showcase at Project Studios Gallery — Saturday, May 4th from 4:00PM-7:00PM

Swing by the Project Studios Gallery {300 Observer Highway, Hoboken} for the first exhibition of the year by HobokenArts. Find out more information here. POSTPONED.

IV+Revolution Mobile Spa Re-Launch outside of Texas Arizona  — Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th from 11:00AM-5:00PM

Outside of Texas Arizona {76 River Street, Hoboken} the IV+Revolution Mobile Spa will be re-launching to provide I.V. vitamin therapy. Walk-ins are welcome. Get more info here.

International Doodle Dog Day at Church Square Park — Saturday, May 4th from 11:00AM-12:30PM

Bring your doodle dog to a celebration of all things poodle-mix related over at Church Square Park {400 Garden Street, Hoboken} this weekend. Get more info here.

Jumpstart Kick Off at The Max Challenge of Hoboken — Sunday, May 5th from 9:00AM

max challenge hoboken

Try out the Jumpstart Challenge at The Max Challenge of Hoboken {537 Washington Street, Hoboken} this weekend to get ready for summer. More info here.

Cinco de Mayo Block Party at Gringo’s — Sunday, May 5th from 12:00PM-8:00PM

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo over at Gringo’s {12 Coles Street, Jersey Cit} hosted by ChicpeaJC with a taco eating contest, giveaways, and more. Find out more info here.

Bunnicula at Mile Square Theatre — Sunday, May 5th from 11:00AM

bunnicula

Catch the final performance of Bunnicula at the Mile Square Theatre {1400 Clinton Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

Cinco de Mayo at Corgi Spirts — Sunday, May 5th from 2:00PM-8:00PM

Swing by Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with festive spirits. Get more information here.

Storytime at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, May 5th from 1:30PM

Grab your little one and head to the Fire Department Museum {213 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken} for story time this Sunday afternoon. Get more information here.

Hoboken Arts + Music Festival — Sunday, May 5th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

Celebrate all things music and art at the Hoboken Arts + Music Festival {Washington Street + Observer Highway}. Get more information here.

Mother’s Day Bouquet Day at Hudson Paperie — Sunday, May 5th 10:00AM-11:30AM

Swing by Hudson Paperie {312 Washington Street, Hoboken} for a floral arrangement workshop in preparation for Mother’s Day. Get more information here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, May 6th — Paint a Stella Chalice at Black Bear Bar and Grill. Get more information here.

Monday, May 6th — Don’t miss the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market for fresh food for the week. Get more information here.

Tuesday, May 7th — A Sacred Cacao Ceremony will be held at om.life wellness sap. Get more information by emailing info@om.life with the subject line Cacao Ceremony: 4/2/19.

Tuesday, May 7th —Hudson Coffee will host an evening yoga class this week. Get more information here.

Tuesday, May 7th — There will be a Fitness + Wellness Industry Meet Up at Wellness Lab NJ. Get more information here.

Wednesday, May 8th — Enjoy a Marvel Cinematic Universe Trivia night at Black Bear Bar and Grill. Get more information here.

Wednesday, May 8th — Learn how to do create beautiful latte art at Hidden Grounds Coffee. Get more information here.

Wednesday, May 8th — Visit the Layered and on Edge Cut Paper Artwork exhibition at the Hamilton Square Condominiums. Get more information here.

Wednesday, May 8th — Date Night at Third + Vine. Get more info here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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