Your Guide to 13 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 7/12-7/15

Your Guide to 13 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 7/12-7/15

Posted in Entertainment on July 13, 2018

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Don't have plans for this weekend yet? Check out one of the many events taking place this weekend in JC!

Thursday, July 12th:

Sip, Paint, and CHILL at O'Hara's

Gather your friends and head to O'Hara's for Sip, Paint, and CHILL this Thursday. Enjoy two hours of guided painting, food and drink specials, and raffles! Get your tickets here. 172 1st St.

Tapas and Sangria Wine Dinner at Satis Bistro

In celebration of the Festival of San Fermin, Satis Bistro is hosting a four-course tapas dinner paired with sangrias and Spanish wines. The menu includes chickpea and blood sausage croquettes, sherry braised pork ribs, berry sangria, among many other delicious treats. Tickets are $65/person and can be purchased here. 212 Washington St.

Live Music at Pet Shop

Paper Maker and Cyclone Static are performing upstairs Pet Shop this Thursday. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm! 193 Newark Ave.

Happy Hour at Corgi Spirits

Head over to Corgi Spirits after work for their Thursday night happy hour! Every Thursday 5pm-9pm you can enjoy happy hour cocktails and 10% off bottles. 1 Distillery Dr.

Friday, July 13th:

The Get Up Kids at White Eagle Hall

The Get Up Kids will be performing at White Eagle Hall on Friday. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets are $26 and available for purchase here. 335 Newark Ave.

LCR Havana Nights at GP's

Stop by GP's Hamilton Park for an evening of Cuban culture this Friday. There will be Cuban music, food, drinks, and fun! Hosted by Kimmy Sumony and performances by Karla Morales and Rafael Antonio. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. 236 Pavonia Ave.

Maim That Tune: Live Band Karaoke at FM Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

Celebrate your Friday the 13th at FM's live band karaoke night. Check out the band's song list here and warm up those vocal cords for a night of fun. 340 3rd St.

Saturday, July 14th:

ME Casa Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Help ME Casa celebrate their new, bigger space at their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. They'll be handing out samples of Chef Eddie Cotto's delicious food and serving Pina Coladas. 109 Christopher Columbus Dr.

Bastille Day Celebration

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

Enjoy a day of music, brews, games, and BBQ at Lucky 7's Rock 'n Roll BBQ. With beers from Peerless Beverage Company and Brooklyn Brewery, cornhole, and human-sized beer pong, it's guaranteed to be a great time. There will also 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! 322 2nd St.

Jersey City Natural Movement Workshop at Hamilton Park

This Saturday is World Movement Day. To celebrate this awesome day, join Wildy Fit to learn more about functional movement and spend some time outside being active at Hamilton Park from 1pm-2:30pm! The event is free but space is limited so RSVP here. Hamilton Park

Sunday, July 15th:

Third Annual Summer Pot Luck Picnic at Liberty State Park

Head to Liberty State Park for the annual summer pot luck picnic. Bring your favorite dish and sample others' favorites! To ensure there's a good variety of dishes, email the coordinators what you'd like to bring at The picnic will be at the picnic area by the Admin Building near the green tables. 1 Audrey Zapp Dr.

UP TOP Rooftop Summer Series at Porta

Head over to Porta to soothe your Sunday scaries with music all day. Since Jersey City was named the most diverse city in the nation, Porta is welcoming musicians from different cities to showcase their skills. Be sure to get your tickets here. 135 Newark Ave.

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!