Your Guide to 12 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 10/11-10/14

Your Guide to 12 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 10/11-10/14

Posted in Entertainment on October 11, 2018

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Don't have plans for this weekend? Check out one or more of the many events taking place this weekend in JC! Since Halloween is sneaking up on us, there are lot of fun and creepy events to get you in the mood for the holiday.


Thursday, October 11th:

Panagiotis, Gary W, Charlie Curtains, & Nick DeMaso at Red Lounge

Head on over to Red Lounge for a night of grooving. Panagiotis, Gary W, Nick DeMaso, and Charlie Curtains are performing, and it will be a night to remember. Admission is free, but you can definitely call ahead to reserve a table. 136 Newark Ave.


Live Music at FM Restaurant

Babraham Lincoln, The Big Easy, Well Wisher, and Lost Boy? are performing at FM Restaurant on Thursday starting at 8pm. Don't miss this great show—get your tickets here. 340 Third St.


What Is Natural Wine at PS Wine Bar

PS Wine Bar is hosting a natural wine tasting to explore the differences between industrial, organic, biodynamic, and natural wines. Join them to sample 7 different wines, and learn more about what differentiates these wines. Purchase your tickets here. 193 Newark Ave.


Autumn's Eve at The Royal

Slow & Low Rye Whiskey is hosting a night of inventive cocktails, giveaways, and socializing to celebrate the start of Fall. From 7-10pm, be there (at The Royal) or be square. 100 York St.


Friday, October 12th:

PierFest: Free Friday Night Concert Series

Exchange Place Alliance Special Improvement District and RiverviewJazz.org have partnered to create the concert series PierFest. It runs from 6-9pm, and in addition to great live music, there will be food trucks and beer! This Friday Molly Tigre and Slavic Soul Party will be performing. J. Owen Gundy Pier


Saturday, October 13th:

CycleBar Grand Opening

CycleBar has been open for three whole months, but this Saturday is their official grand opening. Celebrate with the CycleBar team this Saturday for an afternoon of raffles, deals, and refreshments. There will be a free ride at 3:30pm, cycling clinics, and lots of giveaways. 65 Bay St.


Battle of the Bands at Porta

JC Studios is hosting the second annual Battle of the Bands at Porta. If you have a band, you can sign up to compete until 10/13. If you just love live music, you should head on over and enjoy some live tunes and great pizza! 135 Newark Ave.


Jersey City Wine Fest

The Jersey City Wine Fest is back at Harborside! Sample lots of different wines to discover your new favorite. In addition to all the wine you can sample, enjoy Harborside's waterfront views, live entertainment, food, and lots of fun interactive games. Get your tickets here. 210 Hudson St.


Living Dead Market at Harsimus Cemetery

The Jersey City Oddities Market is back at the Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery. The market will be open from 11am-5pm. There will be all kinds of creepy oddities including taxidermy, wet specimens, and live tarot card readings. 435 Newark Ave.


WFMU's Live Band Karaoke Benefit at Monty Hall

Monty Hall is hosting a live band karaoke night to benefit WFMU. Check out the live band's awesome '80s song list here and warm up those vocal cords for a night of musical fun. Tickets are $5 at the door and $15 in advance to secure a spot in the show. 43 Montgomery St.


Sunday, October 14th:

Season Finale Docktails at Liberty Harbor Marina

Sailors NYC is celebrating the end of sailing season, and wants you there. This event is a potluck, BYOB celebration at Liberty Harbor Marina. You'll get to meet the Sailors NYC group and tour of two sailboats. 11 Luis Munoz Marin Blvd.


Holy Rosary Church's 1st Annual Oktoberfest

This Sunday, Holy Rosary Church's garden will be transformed into a German Biergarten for its first annual Oktoberfest. Admission is free, and there will be lots of food and drink, including wine, beer, brats, kraut, and more. 344 6th St.


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!