It's the shortest month of the year, which means it's time to get out and make the most of those precious wintery days! No need to waste your time searching for the best things to do, we've got you covered with a list of some of the best things going on around Jersey City this February!
Jersey City Whiskey and Spirits Festival – February 1st
The perfect way to celebrate the end of 'Dry January' is to indulge in some exotic whiskies from around the world, while taking in the beautiful NYC skyline views, live music, and food! The Jersey City Whiskey and Spirits Festival is hosted at the Harborside Atrium, with tickets available for purchase here. 222 Jersey City Blvd.
Midnight Market – February 8th
The Jersey City foodies' dream will be returning to the Harborside Atrium this month for a night of some of the best and trendiest foods from around the city! General admission is $7 in advance or $10 at the door and allows you access to an exciting take on the classic night market scene, there will be food, drinks, and great times to be had! The event runs from 6:30pm-midnight. Tickets can be purchased here. 210 Hudson Street.
Doughnut Soles at Departed Soles Brewery – February 8th
For the second year in a row Departed Soles, in collaboration with Montclair Bread Company, will be bringing you a delicious take on the classic chocolate frosted doughnut…in the form of a beer! They will be releasing their Doughnut Soles brew on February 8th. It's a limited batch so make sure you get over there while it lasts! 150 Bay St, Ste 2A.
Vintage Warehouse Sale in the Heights – February 10th
Local vintage stores Another Man's Treasure and Incogneeto Vintage are collaborating once again for their second Warehouse Sale on Sunday, February 10th from 11am-6pm! There will be plenty of bargains, including $5 accessories, $10, $20, and $30 vintage racks, and even some free items while supplies last! 195 New York Ave.
Til Death Do Us Part (3) at Harborside Atrium – February 10th
The Jersey City Oddities Market returns for their third annual Valentine's Oddities Market on February 10th! Hosted at the Harborside Atrium from noon-6pm, the event features over 50 vendors of the strange and unusual, and performances by favorites from the historic Coney Island Sideshow! 210 Hudson Street.
Love Potions Cocktail Class at Liberty House Restaurant – February 13th
Liberty House will be hosting a Cocktail Class featuring 'Love Potions!' You'll learn how to shake up your own drinks while enjoying some light bites. Tickets can be reserved here. 76 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Dirty Jersey Winter Warm Up at PJ Ryan's Squared – February 15th
Local bands Hub City Stompers, Dusters, and Steady Sound System will be teaming up to provide you with some tunes to warm you up this winter! The night begins at 10pm at PJ Ryan's Squared, with a $10 cover. 4 PATH Plaza.
French Wine and Cheese Tasting at Third & Vine – February 17th
Third & Vine will be hosting a French Wine and Cheese tasting, that will pair 5 wines and cheeses from 1pm-4pm, included in a $50 ticket. 353 3rd St.
LSC After Dark – February 21st
For this month's installment of Liberty Science Center's After Dark 21+ party, they'll be bringing you "Sex, Science, Rock n' Roll!" At this event, you'll get to perform erotic experiments, enjoy drink tastings, and discover the science behind sound and music. You'll also have the opportunity to rock out to new planetarium and laser shows in the biggest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere! Tickets can be purchased here. 222 Jersey City Blvd.
Galentine's Brunch at Fire & Oak – February 23rd
It's time to celebrate sisterhood with your favorite ladies at the annual Galentine's Brunch at Fire & Oak! The $60 admission covers an unlimited brunch buffet, drinks, and goodie bags. Keep in mind this is an all-girl event, celebrating friendship and girl power! More information and tickets can be found here. 479 Washington Blvd.
Oscars Trivia Night at Word Café & Bookstore – February 23rd
Are you ready to show off your vast (and often useless) knowledge of Academy Awards and movie facts? Head over to WORD café on Saturday February 23rd at 6pm for an Oscars trivia night, where there will be wine, prizes, and lots of fun movie facts! The event costs $5, tickets can be purchased in advance here. 123 Newark Ave.
Written by Claire Layton
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.