Hey Jersey City, did anyone ever tell you to get some more culture? If there was ever a weekend to do just that, it's this weekend. We have an eclectic mix of events, from food pop-ups, to movie screenings, a secret comedy show, and more! Come get your culture, Jersey City—it's everywhere.
Thursday, March 28th:
Have A Night Happy Hour at Porta
Join us this Thursday for our March Happy Hour at Porta. From 7-10pm on the main floor enjoy an extended happy hour and $3 off all pizzas. Stella Artois will be there to engrave glasses. Philip Nasty will be playing the tunes. This event is free, just RSVP here to get the specials. 135 Newark Ave.
Prato a Tavola
Spice up your Thursday night plans with the taste of Tuscany. Prato Bakery will be serving traditional food and wines from the region. The wine is brought to you by Madame Claude Wine. But this event isn't just a feast. No, no, no! It will also be an educational experience. Learn some words in Italian, plus the history and myths of this bakery's homeland. Purchase tickets in advance via Eventbrite. 371 4th St.
Friday, March 29th:
'90s Dance Party at Headroom Bar & Social
Ain't no party, like a '90s party! This Friday come out to Headroom Bar & Social to bust some moves to your favorite '90s jams. Bust out the flannel, side ponytail, and all things denim, be sure to dress for the times. Hosted by ChicpeaJC, doors open at 9pm. 150 Bay St.
JC Fridays Mixer at Art House
JC Fridays, presented by Art House Productions takes place the first Friday of every season, occurring 4 times a year. Celebrate spring with snacks and wine while artist share their work and get to know local businesses. Doors open at 7:30pm. This event is free to the public. 262 17th St.
Color of the Snow at SMUSH Gallery
Stop by SMUSH Gallery at 8pm on Friday night for "Color of the Snow," presented by Cherry Chen. This is a mixed media performance that focuses on themes of dreams, growth and love. The art incorporates Taiwanese, Mandarin, and English. Chen will be the voice, Geo Progulakis on piano with the visual art of Wei-en Yang. 340 Summit Ave.
45th Annual New York Metro Fest for Beatles Fans at Hyatt Regency
Yes… It's taking place in Jersey City, and for the third time. The Hyatt Regency is about to be overtaken by Beatlemania. This weekend long event kicks off Friday at 5pm. Enjoy a Beatles packed weekend with performances by tribute bands, trivia, art, and more. The festivities take place on Saturday from noon-midnight and Sunday from noon-10:30pm. For more info, or to purchase tickets visit their website. 2 Exchange Pl.
Movies They Couldn't Make Now Wknd at Loew's Theatre
Another weekend long event kicks-off tonight. Catch screenings of your favorite classics at the historic Loew's Theatre. Friday night is A Clockwork Orange at 8pm, Saturday is for Breakfast at Tiffany's at 6pm, and Blazing Saddles on Sunday at 8:30pm. 54 Journal Sq.
Saturday, March 30th:
Don't Tell Jersey City (Downtown)
Don't Tell Comedy will be hosting a secret show with secret (and legit) comedians this Saturday in Downtown Jersey City. The only info we have is that the show will start at 7pm and it's BYOB. Simply purchase a ticket to the show and the location will be emailed to you at noon on the day of. How fun!
How Delish HD Breakfast Pop Up at More Life Cafe
This Saturday, More Life Cafe is hosting a How Delish pop up. They will be serving a full vegan breakfast platter. The plate will consist of tofu scramble, maple bacon, crabless cake, home fries, grits, a biscuit, and waffle. A great chance for the vegan-curious and vegans alike to sample an animal-free meal. 191 Mallory Ave.
Brown Bag Bash at Maritime Parc
Party with a purpose. Come out to Maritime Parc and support Bridges, a charity which provides meals and essentials to the homeless in our communities. There will be a 7pm cocktail hour, the dinner and dancing begin at 8pm. Please dress in cocktail attire. 84 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Sunday, March 31st:
Live Performances at Subculture
This Sunday from 6:30 to 10pm there will be live music at Subculture. The line-up includes The Most, Deeply Woven, Shake the Baby Til the Love Comes Out, and The Planet You. 260 Newark Ave.
Free Yoga at Lincoln Park
These classes occur every Sunday at 10:30am. They are currently being held in the Hank Gallo Community Center at Lincoln Park, but will reconvene outside once the weather permits. Hosted by local yogi and amazing instructor Jessica Namit. Hank Gallo Community Center
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!