• 11 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City Thanksgiving Weekend {November 23-26, 2017}

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    After enjoying time with family and friends, eating tons of turkey and stuffing, and getting some Black Friday shopping in, make sure to take advantage of the long Thanksgiving weekend with events going on in Hudson County. We’re so thankful for all the fun things to do in the area — and of course, thankful for all of you! Here are 11 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this Thanksgiving {2017} holiday weekend.

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    Photo: Instagram @sarkirk1

    Please note: Events are subject to change. Please check event websites for the latest updates and availability. 

    *UPCOMING FEATURED EVENT*

    Hoboken Girl Holiday Market: Tuesday, December 19th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Save the date! Hoboken Girl is hosting a holiday market with local vendors so you can easily get all your holiday shopping done in one spot. All entry fees will go to the Dustin and Daniel Friedland scholarship fund.Spend the night shopping unique gift items from local designers, sponsored by Hoboken Girl, CarePoint Health, and more. We’ll have a full list of vendors for you VERY soon, but in the meantime make sure to save-the-date for this holiday shopping extravaganza and secure your entry spot.  Get your tickets here {they’re only $10}!

    Dance Your Ass Off at FM Jersey City: Friday, November 24th at 10:00PM

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    Get down on the dance floor at FM Jersey City {340 3rd Street} with FM’s recurring Dance Your Ass Off series. Bring your friends and forget about the worries of the week with DJ Street Justice’s mix of funky, soul and R&B jams.

    Friday Thanksgiving Hangover at Coco Havana: Friday, November 24th at 10:00PM

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    Work off that Thanksgiving feast and hangover with a post-holiday part at Coco Havana {32 Newark Street}. There will be drink specials until 3:00AM and music by to DJs, so things will always be fresh the entire night. Get more details here.

    White Eagle Hall Disco Inferno: Friday, November 24th at 8:00PM

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    Party like it’s 1977 Friday through Saturday morning at White Eagle Hall’s Disco Inferno event {335-337 Newark Ave}. This mega dance party will feature live music from Bonefide and DJ Sal Principato that will make you feel like you jumped in a time capsule. Grab your extra stiff hairspray and wide collars and get your tickets here.

    Adam Melchor at House of ‘Que: Saturday, November 25th at 12:00PM

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    Unwind after you’ve spent hours in the kitchen cooking on Thanksgiving or a long flight or drive with music by Adam Melchor at House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive}. Hear this Jersey City native’s latest in alternative, folk, and indie music. Get more info here.

    Corgi Spirits Holiday Launch: Saturday, November 25th at 1:00PM

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    Ring in the holidays with a new product launch at Corgi Spirits: Very Merry Gin. It’s the perfect way to kick off Small Business Saturday — with drink specials and food trucks as well. Get more details here.

    Small Business Saturday at Amanda’s: Saturday, November 25th

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    Support Amanda’s Restaurant on Small Business Saturday by stopping in to get 20% of Gift Certificates of $100 or more — today only. It’s the perfect gift for you favorite bruncher!

    Welcome to Vegas at Birch: Saturday, November 25th

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    Get a taste of Las Vegas right here in the Mile Square at Birch {92 River Street}. At their Vegas-themed night, you can expect the first floor to be turned into a casino, showgirls, surprise Vegas performances, and Music by DJ Cream. This event is free, but make sure you RSVP here.

    Hudson Theatre Ensemble Presents: Sing Me a Story: Saturday, November 25th at 11:00AM and 1:00PM

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    Kids ages 2-9 can come out to Sing Me a Story with Sue, presented by Hudson Theatre Ensemble, at the Hudson School performance space {601 Park Ave}. There will be sing-a-longs, costumes, puppets, instruments, and live audience participation. Get more info here.

    Oral History Chapbook Commemorates Palumbo’s Tavern: Sunday, November 26th at 4:00PM

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    Celebrate the Hoboken Museum’s newest oral history chapbook, Palumbo’s Tavern. In the chapbook, Ann Palumbo Monaco discusses her grandparents’ Monroe Street tavern, where neighbors gathered to relax, gossip, celebrate, and to enjoy Anna Palumbo’s fabulous pasta “fazool.”This is a free event, and all attendees will receive a copy of the book. Get more info here.

    The Hub’s 1st Friendsgiving: Sunday, November 26th at 12:00PM

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    The food feast continues with The Hub’s {68 Storms Ave} Friendsgiving to end your holiday weekend. Turkeys will be provided,so all you need to do is bring your fave sidedish and drinks for yourself. Your ticket in is a dish to share. Get more info here.

    The Songbird Series: Official Series Launch Party: Sunday, November 26th at 7:00PM

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    LITM in Jersey City {140 Newark Ave} is hosting its launch party for the Songbird music series. Celebrate women artists in a variety of genres including Carolyn Light, Chrissy Roberts, and Ariel Gudry. The event is free, but there is a $10 suggested donation. Click here for more info.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, November 27th: Zumba fitness at Caribbean Soul Dance School 

    Tuesday, November 28th at 7:30PM: Finger Painting Night at Wicked Wolf

    Tuesday, November 28th: Through the Eyes of an Artist VIP Holiday Reception

    Wednesday, November 29th: Grapes You Can’t Pronounce wine tasting at Grand Vin

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. 


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    By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.


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