Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

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.

Illusion: Nothing is As it Seems (Exhibition)

Family Events in Jersey City 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.

Feministival Series- FUNtastic Summer

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.

“Feministival” is the First Women’s Trade Show in Jersey City, showcasing female talent to the local community and beyond. Please stop by Feministival to show your support to these wonderful, smart, and fantastic women of Jersey City.
The 2017 Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown Extravaganza

 


The return of the 4th Street Arts Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown together for the first time ever.

We will also be hosting The Thirsty Quaker who will be creating a curated Beer Tasting – more info to come soon.

 

 

 

 

Jack Horner’s Dino Dig

Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

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.

Newport Beach Party 

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.

Outdoor Movie 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.

Bastille Day Celebration

Saturday July 15th in Jersey City, from 11AM until 6PM: the Bastille Day Celebration.

This street fair event is organized by the PreK2-4th grade French American Academy of Jersey City on 3rd Street, between Erie and Grove Streets, which will be closed to traffic.
This will be the first major Bastille Day celebration in Jersey City, and it aspires to be the largest celebration in the state of New Jersey. It will showcase tents with traditional French food and music, as well as fun activities for children and families, including a bounce house.

114th Annual La Festa Italiana

 

 

 

 

Wed – Fri, 5pm – 11pm
Sat & Sun, 3pm – 11pm

Live Entertainment:
☆Elio Scaccio ☆The B Street Band
☆The Cameos ☆Total Soul
☆DJs Every Night, Plus Fun, Food & Friends!
Our Famous Wine & Peaches
Fresh Hot Zeppole, Famous Rice Balls, Caffè Italiano
Hourly & Super 50/50s
Games, Prizes, Amusements

Event Details : http://bit.ly/2tt5ZEl

https://www.facebook.com/lafestaitalianajc/

4th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival

On August 26, 10 am to 2 pm, come and stop by at the 4th annual cultural diversity festival.

“Jersey City has one of the most diverse populations in the United States. Here you can find 75 languages spoken in the public schools. The city is engulfed in a blanket of diversity and is truly a melting pot. The festival is a day of celebrating the diversity in our community. There will be an array of fun and culture-related activities planned for the whole family, arts & crafts, musical acts, dancers, an art show and — of course — lots of delicious food representing the diversity in Jersey City.
This unique and special event would be a great opportunity for children and families to experience the vibrant and diverse cultures of Jersey City! Please join us at Hamilton Park, JC.”

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!

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:

July 28th – The Lego Batman Movie

August 25th- Star Wars – The Force Awakens

September 23rd – The Jungle Book

October 14th – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Movies begin at sundown. Bring something to sit on.

Shakespeare at the Park – Hamilton Park

July 20 – Romeo & Juliet

Performed by Hudson Shakespeare Company – Rain or Shine at the Gazebo

Yoga at Hamilton Park

July 11th, 18th and 26th

August 1st, 15th, 22nd and 29th

By Butterfly and Bird Yoga

10 dollars requested

Please bring a mat, water and towel