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Events Happening This Week/Weekend In Jersey City

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Events Happening This Week/Weekend In Jersey City

Look no further if you want to have a good time this weekend. Jersey City offers a diverse range of activities and sights to see, guaranteeing that you have a great day. There’s something for everyone. We’ve put up a selection of local events that you might like.

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Ongoing Events

Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Artist and Maker Market is every Friday, Saturday and Wednesday. This event will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza and includes an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art, premium hand-crafted goods and more. More information here.

Groove On Grove 

Every Wednesday

Hands up if you’re ready to Groove! This event is FREE! Join HDSID for homegrown live music at the Grove PATH Plaza every Wednesday. More information here. 

Week/Weekend Events


Spanish Songs & Stories
For children aged 1 to 4 years of age.
All Saints’ gifted World Language teachers will enthrall youngsters with stories and songs on the lawn at our Early Childhood Center
527 Clinton Street, near 6th Street

Tuesdays at 2:00pm to 2:30pm on May 24, 31 and June 7.
Thursdays at 10:30am to 11:00am on May 19, 26 and June 2, 9.

Sessions are $5 each or $30 for all dates. Tickets here.

New Moms Outdoor Meet-up at Cafe Esme

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022: 10:30-11:30 am

Hi Mommies,

JCFamilies and Jersey City Moms are organizing weekly New Moms Outdoor Meet-up At Cafe Esme.
Come out to have coffee and meet with other moms at Cafe Esme’s outdoor patio. They have a beautiful patio in the back to enjoy the weather and connect with others moms. The meetup will be every Wednesday from 10:30 am-11:30 am. Babies and kids are welcome to join too!

Date and time: Every Wednesday starting April 27th, 10:30-11:30 am
Location: Cafe Esme, 485 Marin Blvd
City/Town: Jersey City, NJ

Bubble Fest at Grove Street Farmer’s Market

Thursday, May 26th, 2022: 5-6pm

We partner with HDSID Farmer’s Market for a fun-filled time of bubbles and arts & crafts.  Come stop by the farmer’s market for some exciting activities and pick up your fresh produce. There will also be local businesses selling their products. It will be the perfect time to spend quality time with your kids and get your shopping done! More information here. 

Date and Time:
May 26th- 5-6 pm
July 7th- 5-6 pm
August 4th-5-6 pm
September 8th- 5-6 pm
October 6th- 5-6 pm
Location: Grove Street Farmer’s Market in front of Grove Street PATH Plaza
City: Jersey City

Upcoming Events


Jersey City Ward Tour 2022

Sunday, June 5th, 2022: 11 am

The Jersey City Ward Tour is back on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 11:00 am. 2,000 Bikes. 15 Miles. 6 Wards. and 1 Great Day in Jersey City. It’s been three long years since the last one, but the Jersey City Ward Tour is coming back on Sunday, June 5, taking you (and 2,000 of our closest friends) on a tour of our great city.

FREE! This event is free and open to all, but we accept donations to fund Bike JC’s year-round work for better biking in JC. $5 is the suggested donation, but $0 is fine!

More information here. 

Jersey City Jazz Festival

Saturday, June 4th + Sunday, 5th, 2022

Riverview Jazz is a Jersey City-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose primary mission is to connect a diverse local/regional audience to the incredible music in the greater NYC metropolitan area. Working closely with community organizations, businesses, government, and talent, Riverview Jazz is able to bring a wide range of world-class performances to the people in their respective communities. Join them on June 4th and 5th for a celebration not only of music, but of community. There will be food vendors, music and a ton of other activities.


Evening Under The Stars 

Wednesday, June 15th 2o22: 6-7pm 

After a two year hiatus, Jersey City’s favorite block party returns on Wednesday, June 15, 6 PM-9 PM at 89 York Street. Join York Street Project for a night full of live music, games, unlimited tasty bites and refreshing drinks all night long.

The purchase of your ticket will help York Street Project house one family for one night. The impact of this fan favorite fundraiser will allow York Street Project to continue the critical work of caring for families in need.

Get your tickets here.

The DiscOasis

Starting June 16th, 2022

The DiscOasis is a timed-entry immersive theatrical experience that unites art, light, music, dance, live performances, roller skating, good times, and good vibes within the iconic Wollman Rink in Central Park. At The DiscOasis you will find yourself dancing and skating your way through a glittering sonic fantasia for the soul with a soundscape curated by our Groovemaster, disco and funk legend Nile Rodgers. Whenever you visit, you will be immersed in the groovy paradise that is The DiscOasis. The environmental design features art installations, photo ops, and soundscapes curated by Groovemaster Nile Rodgers. The DiscOasis is rolling through New York for a limited engagement starting June 16. The experience will be open Wednesday-Sunday, with daytime skate sessions from 10:00am-4:30pm, and the nighttime experience from 5:30-10:00pm. Buy tickets here.

Single Moms Meetup In Jersey City

Friday, June 24th, 2022: 7-9 pm 

Hey Single Moms!

JCFamilies and Jersey City Momspresent Single Moms Meet-up in Jersey City.

Are you a single mom juggling work, kids, and caring for yourself while wishing for a more extensive support network? Then, join us in helping Jersey City single moms achieve family/work balance. Developing multiple support networks and friends is crucial to living a happy life.

JCFamilies is excited to announce that our single moms’ meet-up in Jersey city is back! Join us on April 29 at 7 PM at Zepplin Hall. 

The meet-up is free to attend (drinks/food not included). You are welcome to bring your friends and share stories/tips on parenting and living in Jersey City. Our meet-ups occur every two weeks as we seek to support single moms in joining our community and developing friendships/support networks.

Date and time: May 24th, 7-9 pm
Location: Zepplin Hall
City/Town: Jersey City, NJ


Updated May 19th, 2022

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