• Events in Hoboken + Jersey City Memorial Day Weekend 2018

    It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for — Memorial Day weekend {AKA the unofficial start of summer} is officially here. If you’re not headed DTS like the majority of town, you’re in luck because there are a whole bunch of events going on this weekend. Read on to see what’s happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this three-day holiday weekend.

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    **Upcoming Featured Event**

    99 Hudson’s Taste of Jersey City at 99 Hudson — Wednesday, May 30th from 5:30-7:00PM

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    Join 99 Hudson in sampling the finest tacos & tequlia  at 99 Hudson’s upcoming Taste of Jersey City event. Experience authentic Mexican cuisine from Taqueria Downtown and discover the unparalleled views, finishes, and amenities that 99 Hudson has in store. RSVP to sales@99HudsonLiving.com as space is limited.

    Free Ferry Service {to all active duty military & veterans with ID during Fleet Week} — May 23rd-30th

    Show your military ID for a free ride on NY Waterway this holiday weekend {kids under 12 also ride free}. With so many things to do this Memorial Weekend in NYC, this is definitely something to take advantage of. More info here.

    Red Nose Day Celebration — Thursday, May 24th from 5:00PM-2:00AM

    Help fight childhood cancer at the HUB, Texas Arizona, Cadillac Cantina, Mike’s Wild Moose Saloon, and Venti Pizza. Purchase your red noses for $10 and wear them as you celebrate. More info here.

    Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse Open House — Thursday, May 24th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    If you’re interested in helping the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse with their free paddling days, check out their open house at 1100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. More info here.

    North Jersey Babes in Business: How to Sell Like a Boss at Porta in Jersey City— Thursday, May 24th from 6:30PM-8:30PM

    Learn how to become a boss babe yourself from local business owners who will tell you their stories and how they got started. Guests speakers include Danielle Mullins of Muneca Mullins Studios and Georgia Varidakis, jeweler and entrepreneur. Get more info and purchase your $20 ticket here.

    The Tyler Fischer Comedy Show at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, May 24th at 7:00PM

    Head to the Hoboken Public Library for a comedy show with comedian Tyler Fischer at their newly renovated lower level. The show is for those 18 and older. Light refreshments will be served.

    Shore Shuttle Service From Hoboken — Starting Friday, May 25th

    For just $20 each way you can take a shuttle from Hoboken to Manasquan for a trip down the shore. The bus pick-up location will be at 57 Washington Street {next to CVS} and will stop at 4th Avenue & East Main Street in Manasquan. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    ARTSpeaks Innovative Artist Talk at the Jersey City Theater Center — Friday, May 25th

    Two Jersey City artists, Ray Arcadio and Kati Vilim are participating in the Jersey City Theater Center’s artist talk this Friday for an interesting discussion between the two extremely different artists and their work.

    Flirtatious Fridays at the Iron Monkey in Jersey City — Friday, May 15th from 8:00PM-12:00AM

    Grab your significant other {or friends} for $12 bottles of wine, prosecco, and champagne + $5 desserts along with live piano music. Register for free here.

    Art, Music, and Culture Night at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken — Friday, May 25th from 9:00PM-1:00AM

    Enjoy live music, poetry, and more at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken {300 Observer Highway} this Friday. Tickets are free and you can register here.

    Playa Bowls Supports National Brain Tumor Society in Honor of Hoboken Police Officer — Saturday, May 26th

    Playa Bowls in Hoboken is supporting the National Brain Tumor Society in Honor of Madhu Chohan, a Hoboken Police Officer who passed away in 2013 after battling cancer. 10% of all sales on Saturday will go to the National Brain Tumor Society in honor of him.

    Hudson County Health and Wellness Expo at Newport Centre Mall — Saturday, May 26th from 10:00AM-6:00PM 

    For anyone looking to learn more about health and fitness, the Hudson County Health and Wellness Expo will feature vendors and professionals that will help guide you in the right direction. Get more info + register here for free.

    Mile Square Church’s Neighborhood BBQ — Saturday, May 26th from 12:00PM – 3:00PM

    Bring some chairs or a picnic blanket and head to 455 9th Street in Hoboken for Mile Square Church’s neighborhood BBQ that will have fun for the entire family. More info here.

    C.O.R.E Strength for Runners — Saturday, May 26th from 7:30PM-8:30PM

    Head to Pier A Park in Hoboken for a full-body C.O.R.E Strength running workout designed to condition joints and muscles by performing specific running movements.

    Yoga For Wellness in Jersey City — Sunday, May 27th from 10:00AM-11:00AM

    Enjoy a $15 community yoga class happening at the Performing Arts Workshop in Jersey City {196 Morgan Street}. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    Fleet Week at Liberty State Park — Sunday, May 27th from 12:00PM-5:00PM

    Join the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Coast Guard for performances, helicopter displays, demonstrations, kid-friendly activities, and more at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Get more info here.

    Memorial Day at the Pier Hosted by Hoboken Grace — Monday, May 28th from 12:00PM – 4:00PM 

    Hoboken Grace is hosting a Memorial Day celebration to honor those who fought for our country with fun for the whole family. The event will take place at Maxwell Place Pier in Hoboken {1130 Maxwell Lane}. More info here.

    Heading down the shore this weekend? Check out our ultimate guide to the Jersey Shore beaches here

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Tuesday, May 29th — Full Moon Party at Luna Jersey City. More info here.

    Wednesday, May 30th — African American Fusion Dance Class at Grassroots Community Space in Jersey City at 8:30AM. More info here.

    Wednesday, May 30th — Groove on Grove at the Grove PATH Plaza from 6:00PM-8:00PM. Get more info and register here.

    Wednesday, May 30th — Friends Trivia at Black Bear Hoboken at 8:00PM

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

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    Written by:

    Briana, a born and raised Hoboken girl, has a strong passion for the town she knows and loves so much. She’s seen many changes and embraces both the old and new aspects of Hoboken. When she’s not working at Hoboken Girl as an Editorial/Marketing Assistant, she’s most likely in her pjs shopping online, eating her way through the Mile Square with her fellow foodie fiancé, or planning her next cruise or Disney vacation — but even more important is her love for cats (she has 3).


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