Summer has come to an end, but that doesn't mean the fun has to! We've rounded up some events going on around the city this weekend for you to get the most out of this fall weekend!
Thursday, September 27th:
Karaoke Thursdays at Hard Grove
To start your weekend off right you really can't go wrong with Hard Grove's Karaoke Thursdays. The weekly event features drink specials from 9pm-close including $7 cocktails, $3 beers, and $5 sangria. With the kitchen open until 11pm you'll have lots of time to indulge in their renowned Cuban menu!
284 1st St.
A Venetian Evening at Third and Vine
Third and Vine will be hosting another tasting: this time the event will feature wines from the Venetian Region. The evening includes 5 courses and 5 bottomless wines! The price of the event is $80 per person, and tickets can be purchased
here. 353 3rd St.
Cornhole Tournament and Victory Tap Takeover at The Lutze Biergarten
On Thursday night Victory Brewing will be hosting a Tap Takeover and Cornhole Tournament at The Lutze Biergarten! The event features $6 Golden Monkey and Homegirl Victory Drafts and $5 Summer Love all night long! For more information and to register for the tournament, check Lutze out on Instagram.
3 2nd St.
Friday, September 28th:
Oktoberfest at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten
It's not quite October, but it's never too early to start celebrating Oktoberfest! Zeppelin Hall has kicked off their month of celebration with live German bands Friday nights starting at 9pm with a fantastic selection of Oktoberfest beers and cuisine!
88 Liberty View Dr.
Ghosts of Pumpkin Passed at Departed Soles
Fully embrace the fall season with local brewery Departed Soles' fresh batch of pumpkin beer! There is a limited amount, so make sure you head over to their lively tasting room and grab a pint before it runs out! The tasting room is open from 4-10pm on Friday nights.
150 Bay St.
Woke Empowerment: An Open Mic Night at The C.O.V.E.
Join the Hudson Partnership Care Management Organization (CMO) as they gather with local residents to explore social justice through the arts and celebrate creativity and positivity in a discussion of violence prevention in our community! For more information visit the event page
here. The event is hosted at The C.O.V.E. 312-314 Pacific Avenue.
Saturday, September 29th:
NJ Queen of Hearts Boat Party at Liberty Harbor Marina
Spend your Saturday night out on the water with the Liberty Harbor Marina Queen of Hearts Boat Party, featuring music from local DJs and an unbeatable view of the city at night! Boarding starts at 9:30pm and tickets can be reserved
here. 11 Marin Boulevard.
Tequila Tasting at Ed & Mary's
If you needed another excuse to spend a Saturday evening at Ed & Mary's, then an Espolon-sponsored tequila tasting should be just the thing! From 4-6pm on Saturday night there will be tequila-based cocktails and free giveaways! 174 Coles St.
Brunch in Emerald City at VB3
Villa Borghese III will be hosting a Brunch and Day Party from noon-6pm on Saturday, featuring music by local DJs DJ Wallah and DJ Reef, along with a 'green-inspired' brunch and cocktail menu and hookah. Reservations are recommended and can be made
here. 475 Washington Boulevard.
A Night of Comedy Featuring Rachael Parenta at Monty Hall
Get your daily dose of laughter at Monty Hall on Saturday Night while enjoying the comedy stylings of local Jersey City resident Rachael Parenta! The event begins at 8pm and tickets can be purchased
here. 43 Montgomery St.
Sunday, September 30th:
Shemekia Copeland at White Eagle Hall
To finish off your weekend strong, Jersey City's legendary concert venue White Eagle Hall is bringing you the incredible sultry tones of blues singer Shemekia Copeland. Doors open at 6:30pm and tickets can be purchased through the White Eagle Hall's website.
337 Newark Ave.
Brunch at Brightside Tavern
If you're looking for an enjoyable and low-key Sunday with your friends, you really can't go wrong with brunch at Brightside Tavern. They offer one of the best deals in the city: for $20 you get an entrée and 3 Mimosas or Bloody Marys! With ample space and lots of TVs, you might even want to stay and watch the game!
141 Bright St.
Claire is a quintessential Canadian girl looking forward to exploring JC one craft beer at a time! She is a graduate student of anthropology, spending all of her free time either at the gym, frequenting comedy bars, or scouring the city for free concerts.