• 38 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {May 30-June 2, 2019}

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    Happy weekend, Hudson County. We started off the week with a holiday, leaving us with just a four-day week — not complaining. Unlike last weekend, we won’t be getting an extra third day to relax + rejuvenate, but that doesn’t mean that the weekend will be any less exciting. There are a slew of Hudson County events lined up for this weekend, that’s fo sho. Here are 38 events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {May 30th-June 2nd, 2019}: 

    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

    Featured Events This Weekend:

    Port Imperial Food Truck Fest in Weehawken — Saturday, June 1st from 12:00PM-7:00PM

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     Let your foodie dreams come true over at the Port Imperial Food Truck Fest this weekend in Weehawken {at 4800 Avenue at Port Imperial Boulevard, Weehawken}. The tasty event will feature live music, a beer garden, face painting, and 20 food truck vendors. The vendors include Chavas, Angry Archies, Chef J, Philly Fry, and more. Get more information here.

    Step By Step Open House at Monroe Center — Sunday, June 2nd from 10:00AM-12:00PM

    Prospective parents and campers alike can learn all about the summer camp offered by Step by Step during its open house this weekend at Monroe Center {720 Monroe Street, Ground Floor [behind Jane Do], Hoboken}. Get more information here.

    Weekend Events

    Hoboken’s First Ever Walk Off at Antique Loft — Thursday, May 30th from 7:30PM-10:30PM

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    Antique Loft and One Sol are teaming up to kick off Pride Weekend with Hoboken’s first ever Walk Off and fashion show. The event will be held at Antique Loft {33 Newark Street, Hoboken} and the winner will earn the title of the Billy Zane Stylist Award. Proceeds from the event will go to GLAAD. Get more info here.

    Scott Sharrad at Fox and Crow — Thursday, May 30th from 8:00PM

    Scott Sharrad, an expert guitarist + nominated for a Grammy Award last year, will be performing at Fox and Crow {594 Palisade Avenue} on Thursday night. Find out more information here.

    Jersey City Theater Center’s Jersey City New Play Festival at Merseles Studios — Thursday, May 30th to Friday, May 31st from 6:30PM

    The Jersey City Theater Center will be hosting the Jersey City New Play Festival at Merseles Studios {339 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}. The festival will feature showings of Unbossed & Unbowed {Thursday, May 30th}, Lost Property {Friday, May 31st}, Stateroom {Friday, May 31st}, and An Encounter {Friday, May 31st}. Get more information here.

    Women Entrepreneurs of Hudson County at The Brass Rail — Thursday, May 30th from 4:30PM-5:45PM

    Join the Women Entrepreneurs of Hudson County for a meetup + networking event at The Brass Rail {135 Washington Street, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

    The Broads Bingo at Green Pear Cafe — Thursday, May 30th from 7:30PM-9:00PM

    Enjoy a came of drag bingo and a pre-fixe dinner over at Green Pear Cafe {93 Grand Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Secret Gardens Author Talk: “Butterfly Gardening” by Jane Hurwitz at Little City Books — Thursday, May 30th from 7:00PM

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    In conjunction with the Hoboken Historical Museum’s Secret Garden Tour, the Hoboken Garden Club will present a special discussion with Jane Hurwitz on her expert guide “Butterfly Gardening” at Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Chicpea Turns 5 Fundraiser for CCJA at Art House Productions — Thursday, May 30th from 7:00PM-11:00PM

    JC blogger ChicpeaJC will be celebrating her fifth birthday with a special fundraiser to benefit the Content Creators Academy at Art House Productions {262 17th Street, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at Grove PATH Plaza — Thursday, May 30th from 4:00PM-8:00PM

    Stock up on fresh fruit and veg for the weekend over at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at Grove PATH Plaza {319 Grove Street, Jersey City} – happening every Monday + Thursday. Find out more info here.

    MykeSoul Collective at Willie McBrides — Friday, May 31st from 10:00PM

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    Catch MykeSoul Collective, a soul-meets-pop band, take the stage and close out the month over at Willie McBride’s {616 Grand Street, Hoboken}. Get more information here and come by anytime between 10:00PM-2:00AM for the show.

    Opening Party of the Jersey City Jazz Festival at Exchange Place — Friday, May 31st from 6:00PM

    Kick-off the Jersey City Jazz Festival, a 10-day celebration throughout JC, during it’s opening party at Exchange Place {J Own Grundy Park, Hudson Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Live Music by Comic Tales of Tragic Heartbreak at Corgi Spirits — Friday, May 31st from 7:30PM-10:30PM

    Head to Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} for a special evening of live music + food truck bites. Get more info here.

    Monthly Open Mic Series Presented by Crystal Letters at WHEALTH — Friday, May 31st from 8:00PM-10:00PM

    WHEALTH {615 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City} will be hosting the first of a monthly open mic series by Crystal Letters. Find out more information here.

    NJ Greek Fest at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church — Friday, May 31st, Saturday, June 1st, and Sunday, June 2nd, All Day

    The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church {250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield} will be hosting the NJ Greek Fest all weekend long. Find out more info here.

    Fuego Fridays Hawaiian Luau at Birch — Friday, May 31st from 10:00PM-3:00AM

    Birch {92 River Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a special Hawaiian Luau themed party to kick-off the summer season. Get more info here.

    The Englishtown Project at FM — Friday, May 31st from 8:00PM

    Closing out the month at FM {340 3rd Street, Jersey City}, The Englishtown Project {a Grateful Dead cover band} will be performing. Find out more info here.

    2019 Vault Allure at the Jersey City Jazz Festival at Historic Holland Street — Saturday, June 1st from 6:30PM-10:30PM

    Enjoy the Vault Allure is a series of three experience festivals that happen during the summer in JC and the first of the season will be happening this Saturday along Historic Holland Street, Jersey City, as part of the Jersey City Jazz Festival. Get more info here.

    WTF Is Pilates Workshop With Bum Pilates at Pier A — Saturday, June 1st from 10:00AM-11:00AM

    Head to Pier A {Pier A Park, Hoboken} and bring your own mat for a special pilates workshop with Bum Pilates. Find out more info here.

    OLG NiteFest at Church Square Park — Saturday, June 1st from 6:00PM-10:00PM

    Our Lady of Grace Church will be hosting it’s NiteFest {a precursor to its FunFest} over at Church Square Park {401-409 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Sweet Saturday 2019 at Birch Hawaiian Luau — Saturday, June 1st from 10:00PM-3:00AM

    Head back to Birch {92 River Street, Hoboken} for another fun party with music by DJ Cream. Get more information here.

    Official Cricket Summer Kickoff at Hudson Baseball Center — Saturday, June 1st from 1:00PM-3:00PM

    Prepare for cricket season with the Official Cricket Summer Kickoff at Hudson Baseball Center {2300 Summit Avenue, Union City}. Get more info here.

    Summer Body Institute at ATHLETA Hoboken — Saturday, June 1st from 9:00AM

    Summer Boody Institute {SBI} will be hosting a pop-up at ATHLETA Hoboken {316 Washington Street, Hoboken} for some fun fitness. Get more information here.

    Saddlecoat Vodka Limited Edition Pride Lable at Corgi Sprits — Saturday, June 1st, All Day

    Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} will debut the sale of a Saddlecoat Vodka limited edition Pride label, available in the Tasting Room. Get more info here.

    Pride Month Kickoff With the HCDO LGBTQ Caucus at Antique Bar & Bakery — Saturday, June 1st from 10:00AM-12:00PM

    Join the HCDO LGBTQ Caucus at Antique Bar & Bakery {122 Willow Avenue. Hoboken} in an epic Pride Month kickoff. Find out more info here.

    Garden Street Farmers Market Opening at 14th + Garden Streets — Saturday, June 1st from 9:00AM-2:00PM

    Peruse the selection of fresh produce over at the official first day of the Garden Street Farmers Market {14th and Garden Streets, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

    What’s The Tea Drag Brunch at Talde — Saturday, June 1st from 11:30AM-3:00PM

    Spill the tea over at a special drag brunch at Talde {8 Erie Street, Jersey City} with Marti Gould Cummings, Izzy Uncut, special guest drag queens. Find out more information here.

    Drag Queen Story Time at Antique Bakery — Saturday, June 1st from 10:00AM

    Join the first ever drag queen storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam hosted by the Hudson County Democratic Party at Antique Bar & Bakery {122 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Jersey City Night Market Opening at Journal Square Transportation Center Path Plaza — Saturday, June 1st from 4:00PM-10:00PM

    Celebrate the opening of JC’s very own open air night market at the Journal Square Transportation Center Path Plaza {PATHA Plaza, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Hoboken Secret Gardens Tour 2019 — Self-Guided at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Sunday, June 2nd from 9:00AM-4:00PM

    Discover the myriad of gorgeous secret gardens that exist in Hoboken during the Hoboken Secret Gardens Tour. Pick up a pamphlet at the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street} or the Fire Department Museum {213 Bloomfield Street}. Rain date is Sunday, June 9th. Find out more information here.

    Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview Fisk Park — Sunday, June 2nd from 10:00AM-3:00PM

    For even more fresh bites for the week, swing by the Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview Fisk Park {Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    OLG Fest 2019 at Church Square Park — Sunday, June 2nd from 11:00AM-6:00PM

    Head back to Church Square Park {401-409 Willow Avenue, Hoboken} on Sunday, as Our Lady of Grace will be hosting it’s epic Fun Fest 2019. Find out more info here.

    One Year Anniversary Celebration at Sugarsuckle  — Sunday, June 2nd from 11:00AM-4:00PM

    Sugarsuckle {600 Newark Street, Hoboken} will be celebrating its one year anniversary with free fun fetti cupcakes for the first 50 customers. Get more info here.

    Greater NYC Events

    2019 NYC 5K Schlep Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Run/Walk at Battery Park — Sunday, June 2nd from 7:30AM

    Support survivors + current patients of breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer with a 5K run at Battery Park {New York}. Get more info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Penny’s Storytime at the Museum at Hoboken Historical Museum — Thursday, May 30th from 10:00AM-10:30AM

    Bring your little ones to a special storytime with Penny at the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    JC Kids Run ’19 at J Own Grundy Park — Saturday, June 1st from 10:00AM

    Little ones can participate in the JC Kids Run ’19 at J Own Grundy Park {Hudson Street, Jersey City}. Get more information here.

    Family Fun Festival at Bergen Community College — Sunday, June 2nd from 9:00AM-2:00PM

    Have fun with the whole family at the Family Fun Festival at Bergen Community College {400 Paramus Road, Paramus}. Get more info here.

    Gene D. Plumber Concert in Southwest Park — Sunday, June 2nd from 7:00PM

    Enjoy a special concert from Gene D. Plumber in Southwest Park {38 Harrison Street, Hoboken}, co-sponsored by The Hoboken Business Center. Get more info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, June 3rd — Harborside Fitness Week will be running starting today through Sunday, June 9th at Harborside Atrium. Get more information and RSVP for classes here.

    Monday, June 3rd — Stock up on the freshest fruits + vegetables at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, June 4th — Swing by the opening day of the Hoboken Farmers Market. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, June 5th — The Black Marie Film Series will be hosting Program 4 — Pride Month. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, June 5th — A Warren Zevon Tribute Night will be happening at Little City Books. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, June 5th — Participate in Global Running Day with JackRabbit Hoboken and Acai Ya Later. Get more information here.

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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


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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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