13 {Summer Things} to Look Forward to in Jersey City This July

13 {Summer Things} to Look Forward to in Jersey City This July

Posted in Entertainment on July 02, 2018

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The temperature is increasing and so is the number of events happening in Jersey City! If you're looking for things to do this month, head to one of these fun events!


Famous Food Market at The Lutze Biergarten

Every weekend through October you can taste food from some of the most highly acclaimed food vendors in the area. In addition to food vendors, there are also local artisanal merchants and an amazing beer garden. 3 2nd St


Bad & Bourgie BBQ at Mathews Food & Drink: July 3rd-8th

Join Mathews Food & Drink for their first annual 4 th of July Cookout. There will be food specials all week and special menu items including Kobe Chili Cheese Dogs, Surf and Turf Skewers, and Habanero Peach Ribs. 351 Grove St


Annual Fourth of July Festival: July 4th

Celebrate our nation's independence at the 5 th Annual Fourth of July Festival. The festival is being held at Exchange Place Plaza and will include a variety of food trucks, beer gardens, and lots of music and fun. And in case you hadn't already heard, Snoop Dogg will be headlining the festival, so you don't want to miss out! Exchange Pl.


Luigi's Ice Cream at Ani Ramen: July 4th

From 5pm-8pm on July 4th, Ani Ramen will have DJ LUV spinning and Luigi's Ice Cream dishing out treats from their truck! When you eat at Ani Ramen and purchase an order of buns at lunch or dinner on the 4th, you'll receive one voucher for FREE ice cream– that's 2 scoops, any flavor. Kids 12 & under get a FREE cup/cone (1 scoop–vanilla or chocolate only)! 218 Newark Ave.


July 4th on the Rooftop at Rooftop at Exchange Place: July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day with a view at Rooftop at Exchange Place. You'll get the best views of the NYC skyline and the Jersey City fireworks. Enjoy open bar specials starting at $100. Get tickets here. 1 Exchange Pl.


Torico's Ice Cream Celebrates 50 Years: July 8th

Torico's is celebrating 50 years of making the best ice cream in Jersey City. The party goes from 12pm-4pm and there will be samples, music, prizes, and much more! 20 Erie St


Havana Night at GP's: July 13th

Enjoy a night of Cuban music, food, and drinks at Le Cabaret Rouge. Hosted by Kimmy Sumony and performances by Karla Morales, Rafael Antonio, Matty D. and Danna Crooke. Seating is limited, so be sure to get a ticket here. 236 Pavonia Ave


Bastille Day Celebration: July 14th

The French American Academy is hosting a Bastille Day party to celebrate liberty and French culture. Admission is free but for $20 you can enjoy VIP Club benefits, which include champagne and cheese tasting. Buy tickets here. 209 3rd St


Lucky 7's Rock 'n Roll BBQ: July 14th

Enjoy a day of music, brews, games, and BBQ at Lucky 7's Rock 'n Roll BBQ. They're featuring beers from Peerless Beverage Company and Brooklyn Brewery, and there will be cornhole and human sized beer pong. If you have kids, there will be a kid-friendly zone with a dunking booth and a bouncy house. The party starts at 1pm and will go on all night with 10 different bands performing throughout the day! 322 2nd St.


Wine-O-Saurs at Liberty Science Center: July 19th

Party in the prehistoric era at LSC After Dark's Wine-O-Saurs event. Head over to dance with dinosaurs, enjoy wine tastings, and dig up some fossils. For $6 you cane experience LSC's newest exhibit, Grossology. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Buy tickets here. 222 Jersey City Blvd.


Dog Days of Summer Festival: July 21st

If you have a dog or just love dogs hop over to the Dog Days of Summer Festival at Liberty Harbor. This day of celebrating all things canine includes carnival games, giveaways and lots of dog loving vendors. 333 Grand St.


Marketplace JC at Magnolia Landing: July 21st

Saturday June 2nd from 12pm-5pm is the 6 th annual Marketplace JC. More than 20 vendors will be selling crafts, art, food, and vintage goods. The fair will have live music provided by Riverview Jazz, and for the first time ever beer provided by PJ Ryan's Squared. 136 Magnolia Ave.


Caribbean Carnival Parade & Festival: July 28th

Whether you're from the Caribbean or you just love Caribbean culture the Caribbean Carnival Festival is where you want to be! The parade starts at Lincoln Park at noon and is followed by the festival, which takes place at 1 Exchange Place at 3pm. 1 Exchange Pl.


Written by Janet McIntyre

Janet is a Jersey City newbie but loves all that the city has to offer. She loves anything food related, and, like a true millennial, documents everything she eats and cooks {pics or it didn't happen}! Follow her eatventures at @jamshungry!