You've made it through Thanksgiving and now it's time to enjoy a little relaxation before the December festivities really get going! There are tons of great events happening around the city this weekend to help you embrace the wintery weather and kick off the season of indulgence.
Thursday, November 29th:
Fortune Thursdays at Talde
Every Thursday night Miss Wong's, Talde's basement club, becomes the best spot in the city for drink specials, dancing, and drag! Miss Marti Gould Cummings hosts their drag show beginning at 10:30 pm. This is always guaranteed to be a fun time!
8 Erie St.
A Taste of Italy at Sátis Bistro
The Paulus Hook favorite, Sátis Bistro, will be hosting a four-course dinner paired with a selection of Italian wines. The evening begins at 7:30pm, tickets are available on their
website. 212 Washington St.
Prato a tavola at Prato Bakery
Beginning at 6:30pm on Thursday night, Prato Bakery invites you to a night of indulging in traditional wines and recipes from Tuscany. Tickets can be reserved
here. 371 4th St.
Friday, November 30th:
Band Camp Fridays at Zeppelin Hall
Grab some friends and head over to Zeppelin Hall this Friday for live bands playing all your favorite music from the '80s to now! The music kicks off at 9pm, and make sure you stick around for their Midnight Happy Hour!
88 Liberty View Dr.
Happy Hour Art Event at Acuworx Acupuncture Studio
Acuworx invites you to their first-ever happy hour art event, celebrating the works of local artist Chadwick Arcinue. The event begins at 6:30pm and will have wine and light fare for you to enjoy. For more information, check out their event page
here. 190 Columbus Dr.
Little Bit of This, Little Bit of That at Six Columns Gallery
Six Columns Gallery is opening its doors on Friday evening for an affordable art show! This is the perfect opportunity to find that perfect unique gift for the person who has everything, without breaking the bank! The show runs from 7-11pm.
672 Bergen Ave.
Saturday, December 1st:
Project Market at City Hall Plaza
Saturday and Sunday City Hall Plaza will be taken over by a holiday market with over 60 merchants, food trucks, and an outdoor bar and heated seating area! This is definitely a can't-miss event and it will be running all weekend from 11am-6pm each day.
280 Grove St.
Winter Evergreen Trees Walk at Liberty State Park
What better way to start off the most festive month of the year than a stroll through the park admiring and learning about the different types of evergreens and their role in nature. The event begins at 10am at the Park Office in Liberty State Park.
200 Morris Pesin Dr.
HijabFest, Limited Edition at Liberty House Restaurant
Liberty House Restaurant will be the luxury location for the 2018 HijabFest, Limited Edition. The event runs from 11am-3pm and will feature a luncheon, as well as guest of honor Laila Al-Arian, an Emmy-award winning journalist for Al Jazeera Media Network. Reservations for this event can be made
here. 76 Audrey Zapp Dr.
MUVEZ Footwear Launch 2018 at Headroom Bar & Social
Beginning at 7pm on Saturday, Headroom Bar will host the MUVEZ Footwear Launch, a night dedicated to the Arts, featuring an art gallery, live performances, a shoe drive, and of a preview of a new footwear line. Tickets for the event can be purchased
here. 150 Bay St.
Sunday, December 2nd:
Soothing Sips & Beats at Frankie
If you're looking to change up your brunch routine, then head over to Frankie for the launch of their new mocktail menu, featuring Rosebud CBD oil!
264 Grove St.
Pet Photos with Santa at Liberty Humane Society
It's time for you to start planning your Christmas cards, so why not feature your most adorable family member this year! Bring your furry friend to the Liberty Humane Society on Sunday from noon-3pm to get a photo with Santa!
235 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City Hillers Half Marathon Challenge 2018 at Enos Jones Park
If you are still looking for ways to burn off your turkey dinner from last weekend, perhaps participating in a half marathon is just what you need! The route will begin at 9:30am at Enos Jones Park, and will allow you to enjoy beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline. This event is free, but $5 donations are encouraged. For more information and to register visit the event page
here. 8th St and Division St.
CBD Yoga Winter Warm-Up at Knead Therapeutic Massage
Knead Therapeutic Massage will be hosting a yoga workshop featuring organic handmade CBD products, to start the winter season off on a meditative and relaxing note! Reservations for the event can be made
here. 190 Columbus Dr.
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.