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  • The Best Hoboken + Jersey City Happy Hours of the Week {June 12, 2017 Edition}

    With Father’s Day weekend and a busy work week ahead, we’ve scoped out Hoboken and Jersey City for those happy hours and special events that will keep your week fun and interesting. Whether it’s treating your dad to BBQ or jazz, catching a comedy show, or attending the anniversary party of a JC brewery, there’s plenty of festivities to partake in across this area of Hudson County.

    Monday – June 12th

    Dinner + Drinks at Mikie Squared {Hoboken}

    Mikie Squared offers ½ price dinner and drinks all night. Enjoy choices like craft beer, sangria, martinis, steak, burgers, and more. Stop by for their happy hour from 4PM – 7PM and grab any $4 select domestic draft or bottle.

    Comedy Show at Abbey’s Pub {Jersey City}

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    Catch a free stand up comedy show from 9:30PM to 11PM and some drink specials at Abbey’s Pub. The show, hosted by Smoke Break Comedy Show, will feature some of the area’s best up and coming comics. Abbey’s also celebrates Pizza Mondays all day with a pitcher of domestic beer and plain pizza for $15.95 and drink specials from 4PM to 7PM.

    Tuesday – June 13th

    Disney Movie Trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern {Hoboken}

    Hoboken Happy Hours is hosting Disney Movie Trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern at 8PM. Make sure you brush up on all your Disney knowledge — questions will range from classics like Snow White to more recent movies like Moana. It’s free but make sure you reserve your ticket here. Drink Specials include $5 Ketel One cocktails, $5 Captain Morgan cocktails, and $5 Crown Royal cocktails.

    Maxwell’s also has their Open Mic Night starting at 8PM with $3 Bud Light drafts all night at the back bar.

    Kamayan Seafood Boil at Talde {Jersey City}

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    Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Kamayan Seafood Boil at Talde this Tuesday night from 7:30PM to 9:30PM. Items on the menu include shrimp, blue crab, kielbasa, clams, corn, potatoes, green beans, and cassava cake with all-you-can-drink specials featuring their house-made Calamansi Punch and a selection of beer. You can secure your ticket here.

    Wednesday – June 14th

    More Trivia at Black Bear Bar {Hoboken}

    If you missed out on the Disney trivia at Maxwell’s on Tuesday or you’ve hit that mid-week wall and need to re-charge your brain, head over to Black Bear at 8PM for five rounds of general trivia. Questions will cover everything from movies, television, sports, pop-culture, history, current events, literature, geography, music and more. You can reserve your spot here and make sure each participant has their own entry. Specials include $19.99 sliders of your choice with a Coors Light pitcher or $11.99 for just the pitcher. Happy hour runs from 4PM to 8PM in the bar area with $3 domestic drafts, $4 well drinks, $4 house wine, and BOGO select apps.

    Cocktails for Cats at LITM {Jersey City}

    Support your furry feline friends with LITM at their Cocktails for Cats fundraiser hosted by Companion Animal Trust from 7PM to 10PM. CAT rescues homeless kitties from Jersey City and provides foster care until adoptive homes are found. Fundraiser festivities include cat videos, t-shirts, face painting, 50/50 raffle + prizes donated by local artists, as well as vendors, artwork, and jewelry {like this awesome vendor – Generation Punk Jewelry}. Drink specials and a full dinner menu will be served all night. If you can’t make the event, stop by for happy hour from 5PM to 7PM for $5 martinis, $5 house wines, and $4 select beers.

    Thursday – June 15th

    Food Truck Frenzy at Pier 13 {Hoboken}

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    Urby VIP, a popular outdoor bar here at the Hoboken waterfront is giving ticket holders a happy hour experience on Thursday at Pier 13 from 6PM to 8PM. With tickets for only $10, you get a spot in their reserved seating area and a choice of drink specials. On top of this, their Food Truck Frenzy is from 4PM to 10PM with 15 food trucks and lots of good food to choose from.

    Songwriter Showcase at Fox and Crow {Jersey City}

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    The Fox and Crow is hosting an evening of singer-songwriter performances  {8PM – 11PM} from artists Frank Ippolito, Glen Coleman, Rebecca Turner, and Ariel Guidry. The showcase features songs mostly developed in the Spaghetti Sessions workshops which hosts monthly songwriter workshops in downtown JC. Get your seat early during happy hour from 5PM – 7PM with $1 off cocktails and mixed drinks.

    Friday – June 16th

    Happy Hour at Hudson Ultra Bar {Hoboken}

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    Grab a drink during happy hour at The Hub from 4PM to 8PM with $4 import and $3 domestic beers. Try one of the many yummy items off of their menu and explore their cool venue. With an elevated DJ booth and second floor seating, this is definitely a fun place to spend your Friday night.

    2nd Anniversary of Departed Soles Brewing Co. {Jersey City}

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    Celebrate the 2nd Distribution Anniversary of Departed Soles Brewing Company starting at 4PM. Listen to live music, watch sports, and try their delicious new craft beer that they’ll be releasing. Plus, a portion of the proceeds from the beer will benefit the local Veterans’ Groups. Now there’s an anniversary party you don’t want to miss!

    Saturday – June 17th

    Father’s Day Celebration at Bin 14 {Hoboken}

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    Do Father’s Day at Bin 14 on Saturday from 2PM – 4PM with beer, bourbon, and BBQ tasting. Treat your dad to the ultimate father’s day delight with a tasting of Bootlegger Bourbon, Misunderstood Ginger Whiskey, Cask + Crew Whiskey, and La Birra di Meni {an Italian craft beer}. The menu will also include delicious southern barbecue specialties. Call (201) 963-9463 for more information and to make a reservation.

    Midnight Market at The Beacon {Jersey City}

    Here’s a fun Saturday night – happy hour {$5 drinks} all night at Overlook Park, The Beacon, in Jersey City. Golden Door International Film Festival, The Beacon, and Midnight Market JC came together to give you Midnight Market & Film in the park {$5 cover} from 4PM to 11PM. Along with drink specials, you can choose from over 25 vendors and food trucks serving $5 bites, dance to the DJ from 4PM – 9PM, and then settle down for an outdoor movie from 9PM to 11PM.

    Sunday – June 18th

    Acoustic Performance at Pilsener Haus Biergarten {Hoboken}

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    Enjoy the Austro-Hungarian Brunch at the Pilsener Haus Biergarten while listening to the acoustical sounds of Craig Graham {1PM – 4PM}, a local guitarist who’s pretty sweet on the strings. With a beautiful venue and some good tunes, your Sunday will surly be off to a great start.

    Jazz at The Hutton {Jersey City}

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    Treat dad to an evening of smooth music at The Hutton. The Abe Ovadia Jazz Duo will be performing from 8PM to 10PM. Some sweet jazz and a cozy interior sounds like quite the enjoyable night for pops!

     

    No matter where you spend your evenings this week, we hope all of your hours are happy! xo


    Written by:

    Mostly from Marco Island, FL, Danielle moved to NJ to pursue her Bachelor’s in Communication & Media Arts at Montclair State University. Despite her geographical location, she always had a soul connection to Hoboken and the surrounding area, spending nearly every summer meandering through the sweet streets of the Mile Square while visiting her family. Besides writing, she's a lover of cozy cafés, good lyrics, inspiring speeches, mountainous retreats, and sunsets on the skyline. She enjoys capturing the moment and has a passion for travel and discovery. You can often find her exploring the city or venturing to one of her favorite East Coast spots.


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