• 15 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {February 8, 2018}

    Finally, the weekend is {almost} here! Enjoy what Hudson County has to offer this pre-Valentine’s Day Weekend with plenty of events in Hoboken + Jersey City — from speed dating to a mom’s night out to so much more. Here are 15 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend.

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

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    Photo: Instagram @bnoll

    Speed Dating at Miss Wongs: Thursday, February 8th from 7:00PM-10:00PM 

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    Calling all singles: find the one with a speed dating event at Miss Wongsat the Talde {8 Erie Street}. Mix and mingle with other eligible bachelors and bachelorettes without the pressure of really being one on one. There will be a live dj, drink specials all night, and a free after party. Get your tickets here.

    Mardis Gras Menu at Zeppelin Hall: Thursday, February 8th through February 18th

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    No need to go to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. Get a taste of the holiday right here with Zeppelin Hall’s Mardi Gras menu. From tasty beignets to po’boy, you’re about to have the ultimate feast.

    3rd Annual Mom’s Night Out: Thursday, February 8th from 7:30PM-10:30PM

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    It’s time for a much-deserved break, mamas! Gather your gal pals and head to Willie Mcbride’s {606 Grand Street} for a GNO. Tickets are $50 and includes light bites and an open bar. Plus, all proceeds will benefit the local schools. Get more info here.

    Meditating with Heart at Honor Yoga: Friday, February 9th at 6:45PM

    In this guided meditation class taught by Jessica Namit, you’ll focus on opening your heart {the perfect V-day week treat} at Honor Yoga Hoboken {720 Monroe}. Tickets are $25 for non-members and $15 for members.

    Brett Altman Live at Grand Vin: Friday, February 9th at 8:00PM

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    Listen to Brett Altman’s acoustic set at Grand Vin {500 Grand Street} to kick off your weekend fun and relaxation. Based in Hoboken, Altman is a singer-songwriter whose music will make you feel good from the outside in. Get more info here.

    Hudson Yoga Project Prenatal Teacher Training: Friday, February 9th from 6:30PM-9:30PM

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    New mamas-to-be or those just wanting to learn more about the importance of yoga, this class at Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place} is for you. During this intensive session, you’ll learn about how yoga can help with pregnancy, including asana, meditation, breath work, philosophy, and more. Sign up here.

    Recipe for Romance at the Hoboken Public Library: Saturday, February 10th at 12:00PM

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    Still prepping for Valentine’s Day dinner? Learn about the most romantic foods with a class about the art and science of romantic meals at the Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue}. Presented by Thirsty Radish, you’ll learn about historic aphrodisiacs, food myths, and other food facts. Get more details here .

    Ride & Flow Charity Ride at Cyclebar: Saturday, February 10th at 4:00PM

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    Get your sweat on for a cause with a heart-pumping class at Cyclebar {720 Monroe}, benefitting local kids and teens from New City Kids Leadership Development Program. You can choose from three different levels, ranging from $35 to $75. Sign up here.

    Hob’art UNITED Opening Night: Saturday, February 10th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

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    In honor of Black History Month, come celebrate the opening of hob’art’s newest gallery: UNITED at The Monroe Center {720 Monroe}. The group show features artists likeTom Egan, Jean Paul Picard, and Don Sichle and will explore civil and human rights. Get more info here.

    Maxwell’s Last Show: Saturday, February 10th at 7:00PM

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    Maxwell’s is closing yet again. Come out for one last hoorah to celebrate the iconic venue with Deaf Rhino, Jamie Rose Band, Wailing Denims, and more. Plus, there’s no cover. Get more details here.

    Hoboken Ski Club trip to Belleayre Mountain: Saturday, February 10th from 6:30AM-8:00PM

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    It’s time to hit the powder! Join the Hoboken Ski Club for a day of skiing at Beleayre Mountain. The trip costs $90 for members and $100 for non-members. It includes bus transportation from Hoboken to Belleayre and back, a lift tickets, and more. Email belleayre@hobokenskiclub.com for more info.

    Healthy Shopping Workshop at Squeeze’d: Sunday, February 11th at 4:30PM

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    Get the rundown on how to shop smart at Squeeze’d in Bayonne {586 Avenue C}. From how to read those confusing food labels to healthy shopping tips and the difference between organic and all natural, you’ll walk away a way smarter shopper.

    Chakra Oils Demo for Valentines – Jersey City: Sunday, February 11th from 3:00PM-8:00PM

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    LoveLocked {353 Grove Street} is hosting a chakra event to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day. Rose and Lavender Aura Mists will also be available to try as they make beautiful, romantic and meaningful gifts for your special someone. Get more info here.

    HFA’s 16th Annual Cabin Fever: Sunday, February 11th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

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    Grab the whole family for a cabin-themed Sunday funday with Hoboken Family Alliance at The Brandt School {215 9th Street}. There will be plenty of activities, raffles, music, food, and fun. Kids will get to sample crafts from more than 10 day camps in the area. The event is free for HFA members and $20 per family for non-members.

    Ruby’s Chinese New Year at Little City Books: Sunday, February 11th at 11:00AM

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    Enjoy your Sunday afternoon with your little on at Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street}. In celebration of Chinese New Year, Vickie Lee will read her story Ruby’s Chinese New Year. Come make a paper lantern or a fan and learn about this colorful holiday.

    Make sure to check out our entire Valentine’s Day Roundups:

    Romantic Valentines Day 2018 Date-Night Ideas

    A List of Locally-Made Valentine’s Day Greeting Cards in Hoboken + Jersey City

    A Guide to Valentine’s Day Parties for Singles in Hoboken + Jersey City

    OurWholeHeart Jewelry {A Hoboken-Based Brand for a Cause} + Giveaway

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, February 12th:  Kidville Valentine’s Bash

    Tuesday, February 13th: Women Entrepreneurship Panel at Steven’s Institute 

    Wednesday, February 14th: Valentine’s Day at Grand Vin

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


    Written by:

    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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