Summertime Fun in Jersey City
Summertime is the perfect time for the entire family to attend tons of cool events together. The kids are out of school, parents often get some time off, and the days are longer. You and the family can fit in tons of awesome activities into one single day or spread them out over the entire summer. However you decide to spend your time, there is no shortage of family activities to partake in in Jersey City this summer.
Let’s check out some of the best family events in Jersey City this summer. Whether you are looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, educational activities, or something else, there is a little something for everyone this summer.
If you are looking for a combination of fun and educational, this event is for your family. This exhibition at the Liberty Science Center “is designed to make you question your perception of the world around you, and perhaps reality itself. The exhibition’s dozens of thought-provoking exhibits explore principles rooted in magic, art, neuroscience, physics, biology, psychology, and technology.” Although this may seem a bit complicated, kids of all ages will get a kick out of it! You can see imaginary bugs crawl up your arm or watch yourself turn into an animal is a special mirror.
Although this may seem a bit complicated, kids of all ages will get a kick out of it! You can see imaginary bugs crawl up your arm or watch yourself turn into an animal is a special mirror.
If you are looking for a great event to take your girls too, then this is a great event for you. There will be food, music, arts and crafts, and a super fun bubble fest the kids are sure to love.
Hudson County Community College is putting on a huge outdoor book fair in the park! Located at HCCC Culinary Arts Plaza Park on July 8 from 11 am to 12 pm, the book fair features new and used books for sale. There will be reading, kids activities, local food, street vendors, music, giveaways, and tons more. Your kids can get their faces painted, pick out new books, attend a live reading, and then chow down on some Ben & Jerry’s.
Located at the very famous and very gorgeous Freedom Park in Jersey City, this 4th of July celebration is a summertime must. This is the biggest 4th of July celebration in NJ. There will be rides, live music, drinks, food, and of course some seriously stunning fireworks over the river at the end of the night. This Independence Day gathering is something that the whole family is sure to love. It’s an absolute must family event this summer in Jersey City.
If your kids love digging, discovering, and dinosaurs – boy have we found the best event for you! At Liberty Science Center, this dino dig is educational and heaps of fun. According to the website:
“Guests will have the unique opportunity to experience a paleontological expedition during the exhibition, working alongside LSC’s Dino Dig Guide Team to discover replica fossils of prehistoric creatures from the late Cretaceous period buried in the 35 tons of sand that will cover the specially designed space.” So, let your kids explore the rich history of the past and have fun while doing it! It is definitely one of the best family events in Jersey City this summer.
On July 19th, 2017 Newport Beach in Jersey City will be hosting their annual beach party and concert. The cost is free and there will be tons of things to do with the whole family. There will be free live concerts put on by some amazing local bands and you can purchase a delicious dinner to eat right on the beach. The best part is you get to take in some amazing NYC skyline views while to relax on the beach with your dinner. It is a magical night you can enjoy with family. That breathtaking NYC skyline, delicious foods, and live music to dance to with the kids is sure to be a special night.
The best part is you get to take in some amazing NYC skyline views while to relax on the beach with your dinner. It is a magical night you can enjoy with family. That breathtaking NYC skyline, delicious foods, and live music to dance to with the kids is sure to be a special night.
On June 28, 2017, is outdoor movie night at Washington Blvd & 14th St, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310. It is located in Newport Green Playground. The movie playing will be Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Movie description: “Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) travels from London to New York City with a briefcase full of magical creatures, or fantastic beasts. When he arrives conflict ensues when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released.”
Loradella’s ice will be served during the movie so you can enjoy a cold, sweet treat during the movie with your kids.Be sure not to miss this special family event in Jersey City this summer.
On August 26, 10 am to 2 pm, come and stop by at the 4th annual cultural diversity festival.
Summer Film Series: Hamilton Park, Jersey City
Hamilton Park has been offering movies in the parks in Jersey City since 2013, and they will be offering them again this year on the following dates: June 23, July 28, August 25, September 23, and October 14. Movies begin at sundown. Keep checking the Summer Film Series page on the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association website for more information!