Your Guide to 12 {Can't-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 8/23-8/26

Your Guide to 12 {Can't-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 8/23-8/26

Posted in Entertainment on August 23, 2018

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Can you believe it? September is just around the corner and that means that we should all let August go out with a bang! This weekend is going to be amazing so make sure you take advantage of the incredible things going on in Jersey City before the leaves start falling and we have to start wearing jackets and snow boots again.

Thursday, August 23rd:

Rosé & Cheese Pairing at Jersey Wines & Spirits

Our favorite local cheese mongers and wine enthusiasts get to start Thirsty Thursday off with 5 pairings of rosé and cheese hosted by Van Hook Cheese and Jersey Wines & Spirits. Between 7-8:30pm, enjoy these delectable tastings at $40/per person. 492 Jersey Ave.

LH Resident Happy Hour

Liberty Harbor Residents get to enjoy the last weekend in August with a $10 happy hour event that will get you 2 drinks and small apps! 50 Regent St.

Ladies Night at Lucky 7's

Ladies, do you want half priced drinks to start off your weekend? At 8pm, Lucky 7's will make your dreams a reality. Gents, you can have discounted beers and fireball shots as well! 322 2nd St.

Friday, August 24th:

3rd Annual Summer Sendoff: A Dinner in White

Van Vorst Park will be hosting a summer sendoff party. There will be live music, tables, chairs, utensils, and dessert provided. All they ask is for you to bring your dinner and wear all white! Van Vorst Park

Summer Shopping at Corgi Spirits

Corgi Spirits is hosting a shopping event where you can indulge in local artisan crafts and locally distilled gins. Support small businesses and have some tasty bites while you do it! The event begins at 5pm. 1 Distillery Dr.

Shut Up and Listen: A Silent Disco Party at Taphaus

From 10:30pm to 2:30am, check out the Taphaus on 2nd street for beautiful views and 3 DJs spinning tunes directly into your headphones. 2 2nd St.

Saturday, August 25th:

People Bike Travel: Urban Ride with Katie Holden

Bring your bike and your helmet, and be ready to meet new people! The purpose is to ride around Jersey City and at the end you'll get snacks and hopefully a new biking friend or two! It begins at Grove Street Bicycles, and you can find more information on the event here. 172 Christopher Columbus Dr.

18th Annual LGBT Pride Festival

Saturday is going to be a day of love, food, fun, music, performances, and everything rainbow! Celebrate our diversity in Jersey City and enjoy the party on the Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza from 1-9pm. Newark Ave.

LGBT Pride After Party at Talde

Jersey City's Pride is this weekend and the party will last all day and night thanks to Talde. There's no cover, awesome tunes, and special guests! Event starts at 9pm and you can party the night away until 2am. 8 Erie St.

Sunday, August 26th:

Farmer's Market at Lincoln Park

Get the best of the summer's pickings at Lincoln Park for fresh, local produce! You can stock up for the week with the freshest ingredients. Lincoln Park


Liberty State Park will be holding a 5K hosted by Hard Grove Café. Registration begins at 8:30am ($40) and the race starts at 10am, so get in some good summer exercise before the cold winter keeps you inside! 1 Audrey Zapp Dr.

Brunch at South House

Finish the weekend off with an amazing southern brunch followed by happy pour at 4pm! 149 Newark Ave.

Written by Julie Hansen

Julie is a relatively new resident to JC, and is eager to explore, to share, to talk, to {discover}, and to have fun! She does yoga in her spare time, and loves staying active every day. Keep up with her @julieshungry!