Spring has sprung! It's time to come out of winter hibernation and enjoy everything the city has to offer! April will be bringing back some of the things that make Jersey City so amazing like the Farmers' Markets and Record Riots! We've gathered together some of the fun things happening around the city for you to make the most out of this month!
International Food Festival at Liberty House Restaurant – April 4th
Enjoy the beautiful views of the city across the Hudson, while feasting on delicious food and drinks from around the world made and served by NJ ProStart students and local chefs. This event is a fundraiser for the NJ Restaurant Educational Foundation. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased here. 76 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Jersey City Final Four Foodie Fest & March Madness Viewing Party at Harbourside Atrium – April 6th
Celebrate March Madness and the Final Four with 2 giant TVs, 13 food vendors from the brand-new District Kitchen, drink specials, and interactive games. The $20 ticket includes entrance to the event, your first drink (beer, sangria, or house cocktail), drink specials, games, and a whole night of basketball from 5-11pm! Tickets can be purchased here. 210 Hudson St.
The Jersey City Record Riot at Grove PATH Plaza – April 6th
Springtime is here and that means the return of the Jersey City Record Riot! Head over to the Grove PATH Plaza for the first of five JC Record Riots in 2019. There will be over 30 tables of LPs, CDs, 45s, & much more! Don't miss the area's biggest vinyl-digging party! 319 Grove St.
Amethyst Planter Succulent Terrarium at Zinburger – April 6th
If you're looking for a fun way to mix-up your Saturday night routine, a Plant Nite event might be just the thing! Zinburger will be the host of this 21+ night that will bring you everything you need to create a gorgeous terrarium. They'll guide you and your crew through two lively hours of creativity and drinking! Tickets can be purchased here. 30 Mall Dr. West.
Midnight Market at Harborside Atrium – April 12th
The Best Foodie Party is back this month, offering up some of the city's best eats and drinks! Tickets are sold at the door for $5 between 6:30-7:30pm, going up to $10 for the rest of the night. 210 Hudson St.
Jersey City Craft Brew Fest at Harborside Atrium – April 13th
The beautiful Harborside venue will be hosting another incredible Craft Brew Fest, bringing you an eclectic and extensive local variety of superbly fermented beer and cider in all styles. Guests will enjoy craft beer samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, food, and interactive games. Tickets can be purchased here. 153 Exchange Place.
Paws for the Cause at Low Fidelity Bar – April 18th
Low Fidelity Bar is going to be hosting a "Paws for the Cause" show from 6-10pm, featuring Dave Calamoneri and a special double-set from the Hudson City Rats, this awesome show is going to benefit the Liberty Humane Society, so your paws will be raised for a good cause! Admission is $5 at the door. 328 Palisade Ave.
LSC After Dark: Whiskey in Westeros at Liberty Science Center – April 18th
To celebrate the return of Game of Thrones, LSC will be hosting a GOT-inspired party that'll make you feel like you're right in Westeros! Fans and non-fans will have a blast, with whiskey tastings, and special experiments inspired by the series! Tickets can be purchased online here. 222 Jersey City Blvd.
A Taste of the Mediterranean Islands at Sátis Bistro – April 25th
The cozy Paulus Hook favorite Sátis Bistro will be offering a Four-Course Dinner paired with wines from Sardinia, Corsica, and Sicily. Tickets can be reserved here. 212 Washington St.
Bolero Snort's 6th Year Anniversary Bash! At Barcade – April 25th
Barcade will be the host of New Jersey's own Bolero Snort brewery's sixth anniversary celebration. There will be lots of great brews, and as always fun games and fantastic food! 163 Newark Ave.
Mother Earth Festival at The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery - April 27th
The perfect way to embrace the springtime is to head over to the Harsimus Cemetery for the Mother Earth Festival! The event runs from 12-6pm, and Sustainable JC will have a booth set up to teach you how to make reusable T-shirts, they'll have all you need to make your bags as long as you BYOT (bring your own tee)! You'll also have the opportunity to peruse the other environmental exhibitors and even pet one of the cemetery's resident goats! For more information check out their event page here. 435 Newark Ave.
Farmers Market Grand Opening at the Grove Street PATH Plaza – April 29th
That time of year is finally here, the return of the Farmers Markets! April 29th will be the grand opening of the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers' Market, located at the Grove PATH Plaza from 4-8pm, with all of your favorite vendors and maybe even some newcomers! Newark Ave & Grove St.
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.