Your Guide to 12 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend 8/1-8/4

Your Guide to 12 {Can’t-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend 8/1-8/4

Posted in Entertainment on August 01, 2019

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Stay-cationing this weekend? We've got plenty of entertainment happening on the home-front of Jersey City. Markets, parties, a comedy show, and more. Check out what is in store for this weekend.


Thursday, August 1st:

Cocktails Under The Stars 2019

Rooftop, booze, and hors d'oeuvres. Throw some live performances into the mix and you've got yourself a midsummer party to remember. The event is being hosted by Art House Productions to honor some its members with awards. Join in on the celebration for only $75 in advance, and $85 at the door. From 6-9:30pm on the rooftop terrace of Charles and Co. 201 Montgomery St.


Berry Lane Park Concert Series

A part of the "Summer in the City" series brought to you by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs with the help of Friends of Berry Lane Park. This Thursday from 6-8pm enjoy the neo soul, funk, and R&B sounds of Angela Johnson. 1000 Garfield Ave.


Live Shakespeare at Harsimus Cemetery

The all female cast of Hudson Shakespeare will be performing Coriolanus at the Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery from 7-10pm. Wine, soft drinks, and light snacks will be served. 435 Newark Ave.


NAHREP Union Essex Networking Cruise

The NAHREP Union Essex is hosting a networking cruise from 7-11pm this Thursday evening. Mix, mingle, and meet other like-minded business professionals. The cruise is operated by Empire Cruises, and the boat, that goes by the name of Harbor Lights, will be leaving from the Liberty Landing Marina. NAHREP Union Essex is non-profit organization that is committed to the advocacy of its members; driven by purpose, cultural heritage and the entrepreneurial spirit. Ticket pricing is subject to member and non-member rates. Call 619-719-4800 for more details. 80 Audrey Zapp Dr.


Friday, August 2nd:

Feel Good Fridays

The first Friday of every month calls for Groove on Grove's special rendition of their artist market, presented by the HDSID. Shop vintage clothing, unique jewelry, original art pieces, candles, and more from 3-9pm. Grove PATH Plaza


2019 Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival Opening Party

Jersey City Pride kicks off with a party at Talde from 8pm-2am. Sexy siren LAGOONA BLOO of Stephanie's Child will be the host and the tunes provided by DJ Marto and DJ Senobyte, two prominent NYC nightlife DJs. Shot specials, giveaways, and performances are all in-store throughout the night. Small bites will be served at the main bar from 8-11pm. A $5 cover charge will benefit the Hudson Pride Center. 8 Erie St.


Saturday, August 3rd:

Porno! The Live Comedy Show

McGinley Square Pub is hosting a sex-driven comedy show this Saturday from 7:45-10pm. Well known comedians from Comedy Central and the Colbert show make up the extensive line-up. The $25 ticket even includes a 2 hour open bar. Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve tickets in advance. 755 Montgomery St.


Decentralized Salon at Mana Contemporary

Come by Mana Contemporary this Saturday from 2-4pm to see an instalment of their Artist Salon series. Three resident artist will hold conversations about their works and refreshments will be served. All artworks include an interesting mix of new media and elements from the past. 888 Newark Ave.


'Roxanne' All Female Police Tribute at FM Bar

Don't put on the red light this Friday night. Pop into FM from 8pm-1am to hear the sounds of Roxanne, an all female Police tribute band. 340 3rd St.


Sunday, August 4th:

A Modest Runway Fashion Exhibit at White Eagle Hall

White Eagle Hall is switching up the normal programing and featuring a runway fashion show. Vendors from the tri-state area will have their pieces and creations on display and available for purchase! Doors open at 3pm and the show starts at 4pm. This event is presented by A Christ Life LLC. 337 Newark Ave.


Penny Lane At Surf City

Beatles tribute band Penny Lane will be performing live at Surf City this Sunday afternoon from 4-7:30 pm. Enjoy the large outdoor venue on the water and their special Lobster Palooza. The menu consist of 17 lobster stuffed dishes and specials on whole lobsters, available from August 1 to the 18th. 1 Marin Blvd.


Yoga in the Park for Kids

Beloved World Yoga is hosting a special Yoga in the Park edition for kids. This Sunday at the Riverview Farmers Market bring the kids for a yoga class from 10:15-10:45am. Their regular scheduled Yoga in the Park class for adults is still on from 11am-noon. The class is free, however a $10 donation is suggested. 1 Bowers St.


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!