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Events Happening This Weekend In Jersey City

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Events Happening This Weekend In Jersey City

No plans this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Below is a list of local events happening in Jersey City this weekend. As the weather gets warmer make sure to enjoy the local parks in Jersey City, maybe even go for a picnic or enjoy one of the outdoor dining options in the area as well!

AngelaCARES & Parents Engaging Parents 2nd Bookbag Giveaway

Wednesday, August 21, 11 AM – 3 PM

AngelaCARES, Inc. 439 Martin Luther King Dr

This is the second Annual Back to School Giveaway! Child(ren) must be present.

Pre-registration is available via eventbrite.

Bubble Fest

Thursday, August 22, 4:30 PM – 7 PM

Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market

Please join the HDSID and JCFamilies for a fun-filled time of bubbles, arts & crafts and music at the Farmers Market. Come bring the kids for a fun summer afternoon and Shop Local! Free event!

Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate

Thursday, August 22, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Apple Tree House, 298 Academy Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy, are excited to present “Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate.” This lecture will be presented by Carlos Ulises Decena, Associate Professor and Chair of Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University. The lecture will be held at the Apple Tree House (298 Academy Street) on Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

While this event is FREE and open to the public, advanced registration is required due to limited seating. For more information, please visit, call the Office of Cultural Affairs at (201) 547-6921 or go to the Eventbrite ticket to reserve your seat.

Surati Summer Fest

Friday, August 23, 4 PM – 9 PM

Hamilton Park, Jersey City

Soak in the last few days of summer and enjoy a fun evening with family and friends hanging out at one of Jersey City’s beautiful parks. Hosted by the Surati for Performing Arts and Education, the fest features performances, interactive dancing, bounce houses, carnival games, family games, water balloons and more.

Krishna Janmashtami In Newport, Jersey City

Friday, August 23, 6 PM – 7 PM

Indians in Jersey City/NJ (The park is located near Duane Reade in Newport, Jersey City.)

Dress your little ones as Kanhas or Radhika or Gopis and rejoice this occasion!. For those who would like to join without the traditional attire, please feel to join for the celebration.

Flow of event:

Welcoming with Roli (thread) and Tilak

Arti, Bhajans

Kids and Moms take pictures, discuss / share stories about Krishna’s childhood

Donation: $1(min)

Starting a Coffee Business (Jersey City)

Friday, August 23, 7 PM – 9:30 PM

Hidden Grounds Jersey City, 148 First St

‘Starting a Coffee Business’ is perfect for people looking to open their own coffee business. This is a fun, interactive team event, giving you the chance to learn about how to open your own cafe and includes lots of coffee, cafe essentials, dos, and don’ts, etc.

COURSE CONTENT: Presentation on the essentials (Financials, Business Plan, Location); Demonstration of Best Practices; Setting a goal for your cafe and how to curate a menu; How to be a great leader; Coffee Samplings; and Team Competition/Tests.

AngelaCARES 5th Annual Senior Health Fair

Friday, August 23, 10 AM – 1 PM

AngelaCARES, Inc, 439 Martin Luther King Dr

Inc is Calling all Seniors, please join us for their 5th Annual Senior Citizens Health Fair! Hosted by AngelaCARES, there will be giveaways, refreshments, educations and so much more!

BellaTopia Fashion Palooza

Saturday, August 24, 4 PM – 8 PM

Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk St

Sugar, Spice & Everything that Sparklez

Don’t miss Bella Bebe’s 2nd Annual End of Summer Fashion Show! This is a family friendly fashion show featuring aspiring child models and entertainers. 

Free Event- Jersey City Night Market

Saturday, August 24, 4 PM – 10 PM

Jersey City Night Market, Journal Square Plaza,  07306

This is the newest edition to the JC foodie scene is a hyper local, evening market that’s hosted at the Journal Square Path Plaza on JFK Blvd every other Saturday through October! Join the Jersey City Night Market as they celebrate small business and all that is chill about Jersey City!  Eat delicious and international bites, shop from their artists and artisans & vibe to some music!

The event is: FREE and open to the public; Family Friendly; Vegetarian Friendly; and Pet Friendly.

Jersey City Pride After Party

Saturday, August 24, 9 PM – 2 AM

Six26, 128 Christopher Columbus Dr

This is an official Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival event. Six26 and the Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival invite you to continue celebrating JC Pride with a **FREE** 21+ after party for the LGBTQA+ Community.nDJ Mike Cruz & DJ Daniel Scala will be serving you hot beats all night long. There will be drink specials, dancers, drag performers and more.

Come party at the club that was designed with our LGBTQA+ community in mind. Enjoy the beautiful rooftop or get your groove on downstairs on the dance floor. Six26 is the place for you to be.

For information on the Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival taking place on 8/24/19, including info on this year’s entertainment and a complete list of events during JC Pride month go to

#JCPride #JCLoudAndProud

Annual Kids Summer Art Exhibition

Saturday, August 24, 1 PM – 4 PM

Van Vorst Park

Join DT 234 Gallery this coming Saturday August 24, 1 – 4 PM for this family friendly event! View the works from students 4 – 12 years old in their incredible painting achievements from DT 234 Gallery’s Summer Kids Painting Workshop. View their numerous works on canvas from the beginning of the course to the last week. Get your little ones inspired to be creative little Picassos!

Birthday BBQ & Biz Launch Party

Saturday, August 24, 6 PM – 10 PM

SMUSH Gallery, 340 Summit Ave

Come Celebrate TWO significant life events: the date of my BIRTH and the LAUNCH of my business MathMove.

Come feast on Real Southern Cuisine (Mom’s BBQ!!!), enter raffles to win prices, see the products of the 10 lab series from MathMove’s Mad-Science Laboratory as part of SMUSH Gallery’s Interdisciplinary Summer Residency 2019, and cheers their new venture that will change the way we teach Math. A REVOLUTION IN EDUCATIONS!!!

P.S. Of course, there will be dancing!!!!

Suggested Donation:

$25 at the door

$20 adv. tix

$10 Sr., Students, & Teachers

Kids Eat FREE (under 12 years)

Corgi Comedy Club

Saturday, August 24, 7:30 PM – 11 PM

Corgi Spirits at the Jersey City Distillery, 1 Distillery Dr

The Corgi Comedy Club is the premier Saturday night comedy show in Jersey City. Situated in the lounge at Corgi Spirits Distillery, this show offers customers a hilarious, eclectic, one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy experience fueled with the delicious cocktails of Corgi Spirits.

Doors for the show open at 7:30 and the show will start promptly at 8:00. Corgi Spirits opens at 2:00, so come in early, have a cocktail and take a tour of the distillery before for the night gets rolling.

Purchase your tickets fast as they expect this show to sell out.

#CorgiComedyClub #JerseyCity #CorgiSpirits #StandUpComedy #Cocktails

Ted Leo and The Pharmacists at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, August 24, 8:30 PM

White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave

Kick out the jams with Ted Leo and The Pharmacists and Control Top at White Eagle Hall! Ted Leo is one of the finest songwriters of our generation, even if it’s not entirely clear what generation that is. Starting in New York Hardcore with Citizen’s Arrest, making the ‘90s safe for power-pop and Weller-esque hair with Chisel, then singing our turbulent lives like we were smarter than we were with The Pharmacists, and most recently providing equal parts sweetness and solace with Aimee Mann as The Both, Ted never let us down. 

DEFYING YOUR LIMITS: Secrets for peak performance and Max Happiness

Sunday, August 25, 10:10 AM – 11 AM

Downtown Jersey City, Jersey City

This is an interactive session where Rajshree will reveal: ancient secrets of unlimited energy and intelligence that take you beyond the thinking and reasoning mind, practical tools that turn off your busy mind and turn on your power, insights to fuel your purpose and performance in every aspect of life, and experience an effortless guided meditation

ABOUT RAJSHREE PATEL: Rajshree Patel is an international self-awareness coach, mind and meditation expert, teacher, and speaker. She has taught hundreds of thousands of people in more than 35 countries the power of meditation, mindfulness, breath work, and other ancient tools for accessing the innate source of energy, creativity, and fulfillment.

Black Girls Wine Society meetup – Hoboken

Sunday, August 25, 4 PM – 6 PM

RoofTop at Exchange Place, 1 Exchange Pl

Get connected with the Hoboken chapter of the Black Girls Wine Society for a little wine and fun conversation.

Join  fabulous women from the Hoboken chapter of the Black Girls Wine Society  for an end of summer wine tasting. Get connected with ladies who are excited to share their magic with you over wine and celebration as they launch the Hoboken chapter of the Black Girls Wine Society. This is the first chapter meetup lead by their Ambassador, Nia Watkins.

If you don’t find anything for this weekend, you can also check our list of summer events for families in Jersey City. You can spend the weekend by participating in different community events. Public participation in community service is always appreciated by fundraisers who support amazing campaigns and causes in the Jersey CIty community. Whatever you do, we hope you have a fun-filled weekend! 

If you don’t find anything for this weekend, you can also check our list of summer events for families in Jersey City. You can celebrate the weekend by participating in various community events. Your contribution will also be appreciated by fundraisers that are supporting amazing causes in the Jersey City community. Whatever you do, we hope you an amazing weekend!

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