Memorial Day weekend has arrived! You can finally start to get excited about the summer with some awesome events going on around the city this weekend!
Thursday, May 23rd:
LEZ DRINK at Six26
This Thursday LEZ FEST is hosting a LEZ DRINK Happy Hour for all you women our there at Six26 from 5-8pm! Their events are always a sure to be a fun time whether you go as a group or on your own! 128 Christopher Columbus Dr.
Secret Sound Open Jam at Headroom Bar & Social
Jersey City's top open jam takes place every Thursday at Headroom starting at 8pm. This stunning space boasts a high-end backline, concert sound system, and incredible lighting, with great players coming out each week! There is no cover for this event, and drink specials all night long! 150 Bay St.
Happy Hour at Corgi Spirits
Why not start your long weekend extra early with all-night happy hour at Corgi Spirits? They will be offering $8 cocktails all night and 10% off all of their bottles from 5pm-close. They have opened up their beautiful outdoor patio, so you can enjoy the beautiful spring weather while indulging in some locally distilled craft cocktails! 1 Distillery Dr.
Yoga Thursdays at Harborside Atrium
Decompress after work and get ready for your long weekend with a vinyasa yoga class at the Harborside Atrium starting at 5:30pm, the class costs $15 and you'll need to bring your own mat. To pre-register for class, please reach out to this email. 210 Hudson St.
Friday, May 24th:
Green Market at Journal Square
The Journal Square Market is back and revamped! They have partnered up with Artist & Maker Market to bring a fun filled festive shopping experience complete with live music, artisan vendors, prepared and farm food! It will run from 2pm-8pm every Friday, and Wednesday, starting this week until December! 1 Journal Sq.
MMO Beauty Bar by Tiger at Reinbeau Café
The new Jersey City café Reinbeau will be hosting a two-day interactive class session focusing on Natural glam, contouring, highlighting, and more! More information and ticket reservations can be found here. 114 Monticello Ave.
Saturday, May 25th:
Memorial Day Weekend Yacht Party at Liberty Harbor Marina
Do your Memorial Day weekend right with a Yacht Party aboard the Queen of Hearts! Tickets include a night of music from 6 different DJs on 3 floors with 3 bars and a free buffet! Tickets can be purchased here. 1 Marin Blvd.
The Gemini Bash at FM Bar
JC Nightlife will be hosting The Gemini Bash at FM Bar and Lounge starting at 10pm on Saturday! Cover is $5 at the door for access to a night of great music and dancing! 340 3rd St.
What the Hemp? at Pholk Beauty
If you're looking to add a little self-care into your weekend, Pholk Beauty will be hosting a social event to teach you all about the new magical and buzzworthy beauty ingredient: hemp seed oil! Pholk Founder Niambi Cacchioli will share with you the benefits of hemp seed oil for oily/combo, dry and acne-prone skin as well as a few easy ways to bring this superfood into your daily diet. Entry is $6 for one person or $10 for two, and includes entry as well as light refreshments. 203 Monticello Ave.
Sunday, May 26th:
Mike Cavallaro & George O'Connor at WORD Bookstore
If you're an aspiring illustrator or graphic novel enthusiast, this is the event for you! Starting at 12:30pm on Sunday, WORD will be welcoming local graphic novelists Mike Cavallaro and George O'Connor to Jersey City for a special presentation and drawing class with their new kids' graphic novels: Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades and Olympians: Hephaistos. 123 Newark Ave.
Brunch with Flying South Latin Jazz Trio at Atlas Public House
If you're looking for the perfect way to cap off your weekend, you can't go wrong with brunch at Atlas, especially with the beautiful sounds of live Afro-Cuban music! 130 Newark Ave.
4th Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
This Sunday from noon-5pm, celebrate Fleet Week at Liberty State Park! This huge event offers a chance for residents to enjoy and celebrate the nation's sea services with activities that include bounce houses, face painting, entertainment, and food vendors. Festivities will also include performances by the U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band, U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team performance, Navy Band Northeast's Rock Band/Rhode Island Sound, U.S. Navy helo demonstration with EOD fast rope, and the U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit their site. 1 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Monday, May 27th:
Farmer's Market at Grove PATH Plaza
If you're looking for the perfect way to cap off your holiday Monday, swing by the farmer's market at the Grove PATH Plaza from 4-8pm to pick up some fresh veggies and maybe even some of those irresistible Stella's empanadas! Grove Street PATH Plaza.
Memorial Day Picnic at Morris Canal Park
There's really no better way to spend Memorial Day than with friends and family, enjoying a picnic in the park! Starting at 11:30am there will be food and games provided (but feel free to bring your own dish to share) and everyone is welcome! Find out more info here. 1 Washington 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.