• 19 Hoboken + Jersey City Events Happening This Weekend {July 5th – 8th, 2018}

    With this awkward hump day holiday week, it feels like a Monday buuut it’s actually a Thursday. Believe it or not, there are a TON of things going on Thursday through Sunday in Hudson County. To help you get started early, here’s our list of events going on this weekend happening in Hoboken + Jersey City {July 5, 2018 to July 8, 2018 {remember: to be included in this guide, please email events@hobokengirl.com}:

    Featured Event:

    Tiki Thursdays at City Bistro  – Thursday, July 5th from 4:00PM to Close

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    Every Thursday from 4:00PM to close, City Bistro has Tiki drinks at $7 each {complete with Hawaiian-inspired food and decor}. Each week more specialty cocktails will be added, so be sure to make it a weekly event.

    More Weekend Events:

    Sail from Liberty State Park in Jersey City – Thursday, July 5th at 10:00 AM

    Hosted by AJ Meerwald and Bayshore Center at Bivalve, this event is open to the public and will allow guests to set sail form the Liberty State park right in JC. You can purchase tickets here to be included on all the fun.

    Hoboken Shelter Volunteering with Hoboken Grace in Hoboken- Friday, July 6th at 6:00PM

    Want to get some volunteering experience? Hoboken Grace has spots open for anyone to come and help at this local shelter meet at the shelter at 6PM — 300 Bloomfield Street.

    Famous Food Market in Jersey City – Saturday, July 7th at 11:00AM

    This free family event is happening on Saturday {and every Saturday thereafter}. Food vendors will be serving dishes from all over the world, local craft vendors will be present, and a beautiful beer and wine garden {complete with some a spectacular view of the NYC skyline}.

    READ: Dr. Park Avenue’s New Hoboken Location {+ Treatments}

    July Yappy Hour at The Ale House {1034 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}

    Attention: Dog-friendly event! At the Ale House this Friday evening from 7:00PM-9:00PM, you will find a party of dogs + their owners {mostly focusing on the dogs}. $5 wristbands will access you to drink specials the whole time and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Liberty Humane Society.

    Read More: 7 Bars in Hoboken That Allow Dogs

    SIPPs at Artist + Maker Market Feel Good Fridays at Grove PATH Plaza {319 Grove Street, Jersey City}

    The first Friday of the month, HDSID hosts its Artist + Maker Market and Feel Good Fridays outside the Grove Street PATH Plaza. Art, design, vintage vendors, a live DJ, and food + drinks are going to be available from 3:00PM-10:00PM. A chill + fun way to start off the weekend.

    UFC 226 The Superfight at Villa Borghese III in Jersey City – Saturday, July 7th from 8:00AM – 1:00AM

    Find out this Saturday who will be the ultimate winner. At Villa Borghese, admission is free until 10:00PM, so make sure to head over beforehand then so you can avoid the cover charge.

    Multicultural Day at Marketplace JC in Jersey City – Saturday, July 7th from 12:00PM – 5:00PM

    Multicultural Day at this spot will have vendors selling everything from food to items from cultures all over the world. Located at 136 Magnolia in JC.

    Free Yoga in Lincoln Park in Jersey City – Sunday, July 8th from 11:30AM – 12:45PM

    Free yoga? Don’t mind if we do. It’s not always that you come across a yoga class that costs absolutely nothing. Take advantage of this outdoor experience in the park and find some inner zen {a perfect way to end the weekend}.

    5th Annual It’s All Love BBQ 2018 at Caven Point in Jersey City – Sunday, July 8th from 12:00PM – 9:00PM

    All proceeds for this events will go to America Needs You – NJ. Last year the events raised just about over $2,000 and the donation alone was enough to sponsor one first-generation college student to the America Needs You Mentorship Program. Buy tickets here to support to cause this year.

    Painting on the Pier at Pier 13 — Sunday, July 8th from 11:45AM – 2:45PM

    Pier 13’s Painting on the Pier is back from 11:45AM-2:45PM on Sunday. If doing some artsy crafts while enjoying the skyline view of NYC is your thing, purchase tickets here.

    Torico’s 50th Anniversary Celebration — Sunday, July 8th from 12:00PM – 4:00PM

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    Torico is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Sunday — quite the feat! From 12:00PM-4:00PM, enjoy free samples of ice cream as well as music + prizes. More info here.

    Spikological Warfare at Pier A Hoboken – Sunday, July 8th at 2:00PM

    Summer games will spike up the fun. Bring your crew to battle it off at the Pier with a game of spike ball on a hot summer day.

    Art, Culture and Music Night at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken – Sunday, July 8th at 11:45 PM

    Enjoy live music, poetry, art, and so much more at this gallery gathering. A small donation is requested.

    See More: New Jersey Summer Festivals {2018} in the Hoboken + Jersey City Area

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Dino Dig Grand Re-Opening at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City – Thursday, July 5th at 9:00AM

    Bring the kids and get ready to get a little messy at this authentic digging site — looking for fossils from the past. Buy tickets here.

    Littles Bundles at My Gym Hoboken in Hoboken – Thursday, July 5th at 12:00PM

    My Gym in Hoboken assists your little one from making those small steps into hand stands. The kids’ fitness class is an eventful way to get some athleticism in. Visit here to see which class is right for your child.

    Summer Camp 2018 at Tessa International School in Hoboken- Thursday, July 5th {8:30AM} to Friday, July 6th {4:00AM}

    It’s time for summer camp! This overnight camp is a great way to get some much needed alone time. While your child is playing and having a great time, you can also do the same for yourself. Check out what it’s all about here.

    Young Masters Children’s Art Class at 107 Bowers Gallery + Artspace in Jersey City – Saturday, July 7th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM

    If you want your child to learn more about art in a multi-arts atmosphere, then this is the right class for them. They will explore various artists and works of art through inquiry. Go here to check it out.

    Natural Dyes Workshop at Downtown 234 Gallery in Jersey City – Saturday, July 7th from 12:00PM – 2:00PM

    Artist, Kristianne Molina is offering a summer workshop with natural dyes. During this hands-on workshop, students will explore a variety of materials and take home a piece of artwork. The class is offered to children ages 7-12 and the cost is $25 per person. Buy them 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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    Written by:

    Gabriella is Jersey born-and-raised and would not want to change it for the world. She is a student at Montclair State University and loves everything that involves fashion. This summer you can catch her interning at Hoboken Girl during the week, while also enjoying all that the town has to offer on the weekends with friends. Traveling and all things related to art have her heart as well as her obsession with cats. She is super excited to be a part of the team and is ready to make this a summer to remember!


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