23 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {September 6th-9th 2018}

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Summer has come and gone and after a week of getting back to the grind, it’s time to really enjoy the weekend. There is no shortage of events happening this weekend, and we’ve got a pretty packed listed below. Read on for 23 events happening this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City — and get plannin’:

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**Featured Events**

DraftKings and Thuzio Football Kickoff Party in Hoboken — Sunday, September 9th at 1:00PM

DraftKings and Thuzio will be at Pilsener Haus in Hoboken {1422 Grand Street} with special guests Tiki Barber, Nick Mangold, Mike Francesa, and Brandon Jacobs to watch the 1:00PM and 4:00PM NFL games and kickoff the 2018-2019 football season. Your ticket to the event includes free entrance to a private fantasy football contest, open bar, appetizers, giveaways, and more. Purchase tickets here.

Coditum Coding Classes Open House in Hoboken — Saturday, September 8th + Sunday, September 9th 

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This free event will teach the art of programming in real-world coding classes at the Monroe Center. The event is perfect for kids 10-17 and will take place at Coditum Coding in Hoboken {Monroe Center Suite C-513}. More info here. To reserve your free spot, call 866-CODITUM or email info@coditum.com.

Coditum looks to empower students ages 10 and up with a genuine software education. The 3:1 student-teacher ratio and proprietary Module based courses help students to master the fundamentals of coding more quickly. The individualized programs allow kids to learn at their own pace and around their busy schedules. Whether you’re looking to understand the basics of coding, improve your AP Comp Sci scores, or develop career-enhancing skills with endless possibilities, Coditum can help you anywhere along your journey.

Jersey City Whiskey and Craft Distillery Fest — Saturday, September 8th

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Jersey City Whiskey Craft Distillery Fest is back for 2018 and is happening THIS Saturday, September 8th at the Harborside Atrium. This not-to-be-missed event will feature over 100 styles of spirits and attendees will have the opportunity to meet the distillers, master blenders, and other experts. There are two session times to choose from — Session 1: 2:00PM-5:00PM or Session 2: from 7:00PM-10:00PM. Use code HOBOKENGIRL for $20 off tickets!

General Admission tickets range from $60-$70. Session 1 tickets can be purchased here. Session 2 tickets can be purchased hereDesignated Driver tickets are also available for $15, which of course, does not include alcohol. This is the perfect option for those who want to join in on the fun with their friends but will not be drinking and therefore will get their crew home safely. Make sure to cash in with code HOBOKENGIRL for $20 off your tickets.

Weekend Events

Revival Vintage Boutique Celebrates 10 Years in Business — All Weekend

Head to Revival Vintage Boutique {47B Harrison Street in Hoboken} for a weekend of celebrations in honor of their 10th anniversary. Enjoy in-store specials, deals, sparkling drinks, small bites, music, and shop new fall arrivals.

CycleMixx Grand Opening Weekend + Free Classes — through Sunday, September 9th

Sign up for free classes at CycleMixx in Jersey City {837 Jersey Avenue} during their grand opening, now until Sunday, September 9th. Their grand opening weekend will feature giveaways, free classes, and half-off packages. Sign up for classes + see class schedule by downloading their app here.

Hoboken Italian Festival — Thursday, September 6th – Sunday, September 9th

One of the best foodie weekends {read: zeppoles and fried ravs} of the year: Hoboken’s Italian Festival is happening THIS Thursday through Sunday in downtown Hoboken. Get the full schedule of events for the weekend here.

Margo Market Grand Opening in Hoboken — Thursday, September 6th at 7:00PM

Margo Market, Hoboken’s newest boutique {or lifestyle concept store, as Margo Market explains} is officially open as of this Thursday. The new shop is located uptown at 1102 Washington Street. Learn all about it here, in HG’s exclusive interview with owner and founder, Maggie Emma.

Pop-Up Denim Shop in Weehawken — Thursday, September 6th + Friday, September 7th

New York Denim Days is hosting a two-day pop-up shop at the Weehawken Ferry Terminal {4800 Avenue at Port Imperial}. Shop curated denim finds from all over the world and purchase tickets to the New York Denim Days Festival.

JC Fridays 50 — Friday, September 7th

Art House Productions is hosting an all-day city-wide celebration of art and culture in Jersey City. This will be JC Fridays 50th festival and will showcase art exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. More info here.

Hoboken Brewing Co. First Anniversary Party — Friday, September 7th at 7:00PM

Hoboken Brewing Co. is celebrating their first year in business at the Shepherd & Knucklehead {1313 Willow Avenue} this Friday night.

Sloan at White Eagle Hall — Friday, September 7th at 9:00PM

Canada’s great power-pop band is headed to Hudson County for the release of their first album in four years, 12 which has also become their most successful of their 2+ decade career. Tickets are $25 with doors opening at 8:00PM.

Speranza Theatre Company Presents History Alive! in Jersey City — Beginning September 7th at 6:30PM

Speranza Theatre Company’s newest play, History Alive! is debuting this weekend with three days of performances {Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at various times}. The play will take place at The Apple Tree House {298 Academy Street} in Jersey City. All of the shows are free and last 30 minutes. Get more info here.

Empty Sky Memorial 5K in Jersey City — Saturday, September 8th at 10:00AM

The 2018 Empty Sky Memorial 5K Run/Walk will take place this Saturday, rain or shine, at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Register online here.

Lutze Rescue Bash in Jersey City — Saturday, September 8th from 12:00PM-7:00PM

The Lutze Biergarten in downtown Jersey City {3 2nd Street} is hosting a rescue event. Enjoy food, drinks, and meet adoptable dogs and cats. If you submit an application to adopt or foster, receive a FREE ticket to the Jersey City Craft & Distillery Fest happening the same day at the Harborside Atrium. More info here.

Hamilton Park Conservancy BBQ Festival — Saturday, September 8th from 12:00PM-8:00PM

This rain or shine event will feature food, drinks, music, and plenty of activities for children. The BBQ Festival will take place at 232 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City. More info here.

Hudson West Folk Festival in Jersey City — Saturday, September 8th from 12:00PM-9:00PM

The Hudson West Folk Festival will take place in the Historic Downtown area of Jersey City and will feature live music from several different folk artists as well as free music workshops, vendors, and food booths. More info here.

Paint Your Pet at ArteVino Hoboken — Saturday, September 8th from 2:00PM-5:00PM

Create a masterpiece of your very own pet at ArteVino this Saturday. You must provide ArteVino with a photo of your pet so they can turn it into an outline on your canvas. More info here.

Rutgers Football Watch Party at the Winston in Hoboken — Saturday, September 8th from 2:30PM-6:30PM

The Winston {72 Hudson Street} is hosting a Rutgers Football Watch Party with Rutgers Alumni this Saturday. Enjoy drink specials and unique drinks created just for Rutgers. More info here.

Garden State Rollergirls’ Home-Team Finals in North Arlington — Saturday, September 8th at 7:15PM

The Garden State Rollergirls will be battling it out against Jersey City Bridge and Pummel to claim the 2018 Intraleague Championship. More info and tickets here.

Yoga for Runners at Powerflow Yoga in Hoboken — Sunday, September 9th from 1:30PM-3:30PM

Calling all runners — Powerflow Yoga in Hoboken {104 Hudson Street, Suite 5} is hosting a Yoga for Runners class. The class will help runners get in touch with their body + mind and most importantly, help them stretch properly for any upcoming marathons or simple running. Open to all running + yoga levels. More info here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Date Night at Urban Jungle Play in Hoboken — Saturday, September 8th from 5:00PM-8:00PM

Parents can enjoy a Saturday date night without having to worry about finding and hiring a babysitter, courtesy of Urban Jungle Play {1140 Maxwell Lane}. Drop your child off for either two or three hours. More info here.

National Teddy Bear Day at Urban Jungle in Hoboken — Sunday, September 9th from 9:00AM-6:00PM

National Teddy Bear Day is September 9th and Urban Jungle is celebrating — purchase any Open Play pass and your child gets to make their own felt teddy bear. More info here.

My Gym Open House in Hoboken — Sunday, September 9th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

Join My Gym {720 Monroe Street, Suite E312} for a day of fitness and fun for children. Parents will get to tour the facility, meet the teachers, and learn all about the programs offered. More info here.

Upcoming Weekday Events:

Monday, September 10th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

Tuesday, September 11th — Natural Ways to Balance Your Hormones at Local Barre West in Hoboken from 9:30AM-10:30AM. More info here.

Wednesday, September 12th — Kids eat free at Arthur’s Steakhouse in Hoboken

Wednesday, September 12th — Hoboken Ski Club Meeting at Village Pourhouse from 7:00PM-9:00PM. More info here.

Wednesday, September 12th — CASA Information Session at Little City Books in Hoboken from 7:00PM-8:00PM. More info here.

Wednesday, September 12th — Game of Thrones Trivia at Black Bear in Hoboken at 8:00PM.

Wednesday, September 12th — Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike at the Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken at 8:00PM. More info here.

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

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Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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