• 34 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City {October 3rd-6th}

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    October is here, Hudson County. Although it seems like the months are flying by, there are still tons of ways to make the most of the last few weeks of the year. Whether you’re looking to head to a beer + bacon festival or are keen to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness month, there’s something for everyone to participate in and go to. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {October 3rd-October 6th 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

    Upcoming Featured Events

    Hoboken Girl’s #FallinLoveWithHoboken Contest — Now through Friday, November 1st

    Fall in Love with Hoboken Instagram Challenge

    Our #FallinLoveWithHoboken Instagram contest is officially back where participants can win amazing prizes from 12 local businesses. Running through Friday, November 1st, everything from fall foliage to decked-out doorsteps is fair game for the contest. The only rule is that photos MUST be taken in Hoboken to be considered. At the end of the month, the 12 local businesses participating will each choose their fave pic from the #FallinLoveWithHoboken hashtag to pick contest winners. Learn more about the contest here.

    HG Find a Friend Social at Alfalfa — Thursday, October 3rd from 7:30PM-9:30PM

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    Our next Hoboken Girl Find-A-Friend Social is happening at Alfalfa {1110 Washington Street, Hoboken} this Thursday, October 3rd. Ladies can enjoy Alfalfa’s special fall menu of food and drink samples, giveaways, and the chance to mingle with other local ladies and make some new friends. Get more information and purchase your tickets here.

    Jersey City Bacon and Beer Classic at Harborside Atrium — Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Round up your foodie squad for one massive happy hour dedicated to the best things in life: bacon and beer. The first annual Bacon and Beer Classic is turning Jersey City’s coolest new venue into an oasis of all things delicious. On October 3rd, enjoy unlimited bacon-inspired dishes from 25+ restaurants, 65+ styles of all you can drink craft beer, music, games, and more. Hoboken Girl readers can receive 15% off tickets with the promo code “HOBOKENGIRL.”  Click here to purchase your tickets with our discount code.

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    More Weekend Events in the Area

    The 29th Annual Jersey City Art + Studio Tour in Jersey City — Thursday, October 3rd through Sunday, October 6th, All Day

    Participate in the 29th Annual Jersey City Art + Studio Tour all throughout Jersey City. Get more information here.

    All Schools Open House at Hoboken High School — Thursday, October 3rd from 5:00PM-8:00PM 

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    Join the Hoboken Family Alliance at Hoboken High School {800 Clinton Street, Hoboken} for an event that will allow anyone with children to learn all the educational choices available to them. Find out more info here.

    The Akin Backbeat at Fox and Crow — Thursday, October 3rd at 8:00PM

    Catch The Akin Backbeat perform over at Fox and Crow {594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    Propelify Innovation Festival at Pier A Park — Thursday, October 3rd at 9:00AM

    Enjoy live music, over 70 speakers, food, and more at the Propelify Innovation Festival at Pier A Park {100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Oceania: Wines from the Other Side at CoolVines — Friday, October 4th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Head to CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} to learn all about wines produced in New Zealand and Australia. Get more information here.

    Open House at Club Pilates — Friday, October 4th through Sunday, October 6th, All Weekend 

    Club Pilates studios nationwide will be hosting an Open House and participate in a free class. Get more info and book your class here.

    Reiki Traveler Happy Hour at Simply Chai — Friday, October 4th  from 6:30PM-8:00PM

    Swing by Simply Chai {79 Hudson Street, Hoboken}  for a special Reiki  Traveler happy hour. Get more info here.

    Secrets + Confessions Art Opening at 107 Bowers Gallery + Art Space — Friday, October 4th from 6:00PM-8:00PM; Saturday, October 5th  from 12:00PM-4:00PM; and Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    Catch the opening of the Secrets + Confessions exhibition at 107 Bowers Gallery + ArtSpace {107 Bowers Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Fall Cocktail Menu + Smoking Lounge Gin Release Party at Corgi Spirits — Friday, October 4th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Taste the new seasonal cocktail menu made with Smoking Lounge Gin at Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City}. Get more info here and tickets here.

    Free Class at CrossFit Hoboken — Saturday, October 5th at 10:00AM

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    Head over to Hoboken CrossFit {38 Jackson Street, Hoboken} for a free workout class. Get more info and sign up here.

    Fall Beers 2: Spice and Lederhosen at CoolVines — Saturday, October 5th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Sample and discuss Oktoberfest-style lagers over at CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Crash the Party Willie McBride’s — Saturday, October 5th at 11:00PM

    Catch cover band Crash the Party over at Willie McBride’s {616 Grand Street, Hoboken}. Find out more information here.

    Pop-Up Citizen’s Bouldering Competition at The Gravity Vault Hoboken — Sunday, October 5th from 2:00PM-5:00PM

    The Gravity Vault Hoboken {1423 Clinton Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a pop-up bouldering competition this Saturday. Get more info + sign up here.

    Transparent Rose Water Color Workshop with Anya Crowe at Bwé Kafe Newport — Saturday, October 5th from 10:30AM-1:30PM

    Bwé Kafe Newport {140 River Drive South, Jersey City} will be hosting a watercolor workshop with Anya Crowe. Get more information here.

    West Side Stories in Lincoln Park — Saturday, October 5th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

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    Enjoy the free family-friendly festival, West Side Stories, in Lincoln Park {Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    One Art Hoboken Opening Reception at Issyra Gallery — Saturday, October 5th at 6:30PM

    Head to the Issyra Gallery {300 Observer Highway, Hoboken} for the opening reception of One Art Hoboken. Get more info here.

    Hoboken City Challenge Race at Pier A Park — Saturday, October 5th from 7:00AM-1:30PM

    Participate or volunteer at the Hoboken City Challenge Race at Pier A Park {100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Riverview Farmers Market 1st Annual Fall Harvest Music Festival at Riverview-Fisk Park — Sunday, October 6th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

    Pick up fresh fruits and vegetables over at the Riverview Farmers Market at Riverview-Fisk Park {498 Palisades Avenue, Jersey City} and enjoy live music performances during the farmers market first annual Fall Harvest Music Festival. Find out more info here.

    Fall Detox Two-Part Workshop at Urban Souls —Sunday, October 6th from 1:00PM-3:00PM

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    Join Urban Souls {100 Hudson Street, Hoboken} for a nutritional cleanse talk and detoxifying yoga session. Get more info and sign up here.

    Transparent Magnolia Water Color Workshop with Anya Crowe at Bwé Kafe — Sunday, October 6th from 2:00PM-5:00PM

    Bwé Kafe {1002 Washington Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a watercolor workshop with Anya Crowe. Get more info here.

    More Than Pink Wellness Expo at Harborside Atrium — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    Harborside Atrium {210 Hudson Street, Jersey City} will host the More Than Pink Wellness Expo which will feature free clinical breast exams, mammograms, health/wellness exhibits, and more. Get more information about this event here.

    11th Annual New Jersey Strollathon at Maxwell Park — Sunday, October 6th at 10:00AM

    Join in the fight against Rhett Syndrome by participating in the 11th Annual Strollathon happening at Maxwell Park {11th Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}. Find out more information and register here.

    Kid-Focused Events

    Penny’s Story time at the Museum at the Hoboken Historical Museum —Friday, October 4th from 10:00AM-10:30AM

    Take your little ones to a fun story time over at the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Fall-A-Palooza in Hamilton Park — Saturday, October 5th from 12:00PM-5:00PM

    Bring the whole family to celebrate fall during Fall-A-Palooza in Hamilton Park {Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Story time at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, October 6th from 1:30PM-2:00PM

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

    Fall Family Fun Day at the Hoboken Historical Museum  — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    The Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a Fall Family Fun Day.  Get more information here.

    Greater NJ / NYC Events

    New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center — Thursday, October 3rd through Sunday, October 6th, All Day

    Head to the epic New York Comic Con event at the Jacob Javits Center {429 11th Avenue, New York}. Find out more info here.

    Woofstock at Harrison Urby  — Saturday, October 5th at 12:00PM

    Celebrate your four-legged friend at Harrison Urby {777 South 3rd Street, Harrison} during Woofstock. Find out more info here.

    Leonia Arts Exhibit at All Saints Episcopal Church — Saturday, October 5th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    Catch the Leonia Arts Exhibit happening at All Saints Episcopal Church {150 Park Avenue, Leonia}. Get more info here.

    Sweat Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Dance Fitness Party at The Hudson Dance Studio — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

    The Hudson Dance Studio {986 River Road, Edgewater} will be hosting an epic dance event to help raise awareness for breast cancer. Get more information here.

    Maywood Fall Festival 2019 at Maywood Memorial Park — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-5:00PM

    Indulge in all things fall at the Maywood Fall Festival at Maywood Memorial Park {Fairmont and Grand Avenues, Maywood}. Get more info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, October 7th — Catch The Nasty Show, a free comedy show in Hoboken, at Willie McBride’s. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, October 8th — Little ones can enjoy pre-k arts + crafts at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, October  8th — Enjoy some lunchtime yoga basics and meditation at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, October 9th — Acuworx Studio will host The Power of 3: Reiki, Hypnotherapy, + Acupuncture. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, October 9th — Enjoy tai chi with Pieter Sommen at the Hoboken Historical Museum. 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


    To submit an event for our community guide, please fill out our events form here OR email events@hobokengirl.com with event info and relevant links. We cannot confirm anything sent to us by DM on Instagram.

     


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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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