It's been a long January for everyone, and while the weather may put you in a Netflix and chill state of mind, there is a lot going on this weekend that is totally worth leaving the house for. So put down the remote and get out there. This is an action-packed weekend, JC!
Thursday, January 31st:
Hudson Restaurant Week
Hudson Restaurant Week has officially kicked off! Perfect for a wallet-friendly date night or dinner with friends and family. A lot of your favorite restaurants are participating including Piggyback Bar, The Kitchen Step, Ani Ramen, and more. Do some research before making a selection because the deals, days, and times of the specials vary from place to place. Most are offering a 2-course lunch or 3-course dinner prix fixe menu. For more info and a complete list of participating restaurants check out their website.
Secret Sound Open Jam and Dance Party Vol. 2 at Headroom Bar
If dance parties and open jams are your jam stop by the Headroom Bar & Social this Thursday night. Secret Sound is performing and musicians, dancers, and poets are encouraged to join. Beginning at 7:30pm, enjoy beer, shot, and cocktail specials. 150 Bay St.
Friday, February 1st:
Jersey City Whiskey and Spirits Festival
Whiskey fanatics this one's for you! Sample whiskeys from both local distillers as well as ones from around the world. There will be interactive games, food available for purchase, and of course, those gorgeous skyline views. Taking place Friday night from 7:30 to 10:30pm at the Harborside Atrium. This is a hot event with limited availability, purchase tickets in advance via Eventbrite. 210 Hudson St.
Give Kids A Smile Day!
Regular checkups and cleanings are imperative to maintaining oral health. Metropolitan Family Health Network if offering free cleanings and exams to children under 17 on Friday, February 1st. By appointment only from 9am-5pm, call 201-478-5875. If you know any family that would benefit from this service please pass along the info. 935 Garfield Ave.
Full House of '90s at FM Restaurant
Live tunes and a '90s dance party is going down at FM this Friday. Kicking off at 9pm, enjoy live music by The Boyfriends followed by DJ Philip Carmine Nastie. The cover is only $5—a small price to pay for some Friday night fun. 340 3rd St.
Saturday, February 2nd:
Mint Market Re-Launch Party!
Mint Market is reopening their Jersey City location and they are literally making a day of it. The store's new vibe is "Miami Girl in the City" for the ultimate "East Coast Queen." From 1pm to 8pm ChicPeaJC will be there to host the party, there will be a live performance and a "glam station" to get your makeup done by DollHouse Express. But the party doesn't stop at the shop. Head to The Ashford for the after-party at 9pm. Both events are free to attend. Mint Market: 339 Grove St. The Ashford: 145 Newark Ave.
KinderMusik: ABC & Me
Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Salsa Fever On2 hosts a Kindermusik class, taught by a licensed professional. During the class children will experience music of different cultures and styles, The class incorporates vocal, rhythm, and of course movement. This is a recurring class every Saturday from 10:45-11:15am. 83 Franklin St.
Adam Masterson + Debra Devi: Live in the Parlour at Fox & Crow
If you're in the mood for some live music this Saturday night you can always find it in The Parlour. Adam Masterson, who's talent has been compared to likes of Pete Yorn and John Mayer is on at 10pm. Debra Devi has a Sheryl Crow vibe, plays a mean guitar and goes on at 11pm. Admission is free. 594 Palisade Ave.
Sunday, February 3rd:
Super Bowl at Harborside
There's a big Super Bowl party at the Harborside Atrium! The game will be shown on two 15-foot screens. Enjoy a complimentary buffet, drink specials, and beer pong tables, plus giveaways. The game starts at 6pm. 210 Hudson St.
Grove Square Super Sunday 2019
Grove Square is bringing you all the deals and specials this Super Bowl Sunday. With beer, shot, and wine specials AND a buffet for only $20. Where will you be this Sunday? 116 Newark Ave.
Baconfest Extended to Super Bowl Sunday at Zeppelin Hall
What's better than bacon and football? Nothing! Enjoy the game and dishes loaded with bacon. Other specials of the evening include $5 wings and $4 Coors drafts all night long. No cover charge and seats are first come first serve, doors open at 4pm. Get there early for the best spot. 88 Liberty View Dr.
Super Bowl at Corkscrew Bar
Corkscrew Bar in The Heights is offering some crazy good Super Bowl Sunday specials. Enjoy the game while drinking $8 Manmosas in a cozy laid back environment. 61 Congress St.
Written by Kaitlyn De Leonardis
Jersey City born, Kait loves how the city has flourished since her childhood, and the fact that she can now enjoy it as an adult. She can often be found running by the waterfront, in the local vintage shops or killing it on the foosball table at South House. Her hobbies include brunch, shopping, and Instagram. What like those aren't hobbies? Follow her outfits and antics @outfittedand_about!