Summer is finally here! It's time to make the most of the sunshine and warm nights and some of these amazing events going on around Jersey City this weekend!
Thursday, June 20th:
LSC After Dark: Whiskey in Westeros 2
Well, the series may be over, but the Game of Thrones-themed parties sure aren't. The theme of this month's LSC After Dark is "Whiskey in Westeros 2." Back by popular demand, after the first event sold out. They'll be a DJ, whiskey tasting, a real dragon, experiments inspired by the show, and more. As always Midnight Market will be there with your favorite $5 snacks (cash only). Admission is $20, but be sure to buy your tickets in advance before it sells out again. This is a 21+ event from 6-10pm. 222 Jersey City Blvd.
Reneu Energy's Summer Solstice Party at Hudson Hall
Celebrate the Summer Solstice and sustainable solar energy with Reneu Energy at Hudson Hall from 6-10pm. The cost to attend is $10 and light fare will be served. 364 Marin Blvd.
Ladies' Night with DJ Barbarella at Lucky 7s
Thursday night is Ladies' Night at Lucky 7s! Make the most of the longest day of the year while also making the most of you weekend budget! Starting at 8PM drink prices are cut in half for all the ladies! There are also drink specials for all the guys too: discounted Coors Light cans, sweet teas, and Fireball whisky shots! 322 2nd St.
Friday, June 21st:
Journal Square Green Market
The JSQ farmer's market is back and stepping it up a notch. Not only will there be fresh produce for sale but they've teamed up with Artist & Maker Market to really make it an event. Enjoy live music and artisan vendors. This event re-occurs every Friday, but vendors will rotate, so it's never the same market! Journal Square PATH Plaza
Latte Art Level 1 at Hidden Grounds Coffee
Hidden Grounds Coffee is hosting a latte art class from 7:30-9:30pm. They'll be teaching technique and theory for all your favorite designs and reviewing the basics of an espresso machine. This makes a great date night activity or something unique to try with friends. 148 1st St.
Saturday, June 22nd:
Yoga Fest Jersey City
Celebrate the Summer Solstice and International Yoga Day at the second annual Yoga Fest Jersey City. This all-day admission-free event is brought to you by Jivamukti Yoga Jersey City, HDSID (Historic Downtown Special Improvement District), and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs. The day starts at 7am with 108 sun salutations. There will be yoga classes and workshops all day plus vegan food vendors, shopping, a closing ceremony, and more. BYOM (mat), water, and don't forget the sunblock and love. Yoga fest flows until 6pm. Newark Ave. Pedestrian Plaza.
Project: EATS 2019
The 2-day ultimate food festival is back. From 11am-7pm on both Saturday and Sunday, eat, drink, and eat some more. Leave your summer body goals at home. 280 Grove St.
The Hutton's JC 2nd Annual Guinness, Oyster, & Music Festival
Beer, oysters, and music. The Hutton is the place to be this Saturday. There will be non-stop live music from 1-10:30pm, and did we mention a bouncy house? 225 Hutton St.
Kids' Gelato Pop Making Class at Bucket & Bay
Bucket & Bay is offering a kids' gelato-pop-making class in honor of International Children's Day. The 60-minute class is for kids ages 6-14. Parents can indulge in artisan coffee and farm-to-table brunch dishes. As a side note, there will be no non-dairy substitutions for the class. 150 Bay St.
#iLOVEPIZZANJ meets #THEBOATPARTY at Liberty Harbor Marina
A pizza party and a boozy boat party combined into one? Genius! This Saturday it's going down. Pizza will be provided upon entrance and there is a long set list of Latin DJs to keep the party bumpin'. The boat will depart at 9:45 pm sharp! Purchase tickets in advance for a discounted price. 1 Marin Blvd.
One-Year Anniversary Sidewalk Party at Jersey & Co. Gelato
In celebration of one year in the Jersey City community, Jersey & Co. Gelato will be hosting an Anniversary Sidewalk Party from 3-8PM! Head on over to celebrate with them and don't forget to grab a scoop of their delicious gelato while you're at it! 55 Mallory Ave.
Sunday, June 23rd:
Images—A Fine Art Photography Exhibition at Mision Burrito
Burritos and art! Stop by Mision Burrito to view the imagery of 3 photographers chosen by Fine Art Photography master Kay Kenny. A professor at NYU, he chose the work of 3 students to be displayed. The images will be on display during business hours until July 31st! 333 Palisade Ave.
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!