Whether you need to unwind after a long week of classes, work, or just want to treat yourself to a fun fall weekend, we've got you covered with 12 amazing and autumnal things going on around the city this weekend!
Thursday, September 26th:
Oktoberfest 2019 at Sátis Bistro
Enjoy a four-course authentic beer tasting with classic Oktoberfest hors d'oeuvres at Sátis Bistro. Seats do sell out quickly for this event. Be sure to book today ($55/pp)
here. 212 Washington St.
Cider Revival Launch Party at Würstbar
Nothing says fall quite like a nice crisp glass of cider! Head over to Würstbar on Thursday at 5pm for a taste of their many ciders on tap, along with a book talk and signing with author Jason Wilson as he launches his latest book Cider Revival, all about this tasty and historically interesting beverage that we love so much!
516 Jersey Ave.
Friday, September 27th:
Pier Fest 2019 at J. Owen Grundy Park
Pier Fest is back in action! Today's show, once again brought to you by Riverview Jazz, will feature Andrea Brachfeld and Phoenix Rising Latin Jazz at 6:00pm, followed by Spanglish Fly at 7:30pm.
Friday Night Funny! At The Underground
Head over to The Underground at Grove Square for "Friday Night Funny!" The night will be hosted by Gerard Haran from "The Wendy Williams Show," FunnyorDie.com, and Sirius XM "Raw Dog Comedy," and featuring Shaun Latham, the Host of "$20 Chef" on Barstool Sports Network as seen on comedy Central's "Stand-Up Revolution," and Amarie Castillo from Caroline's on Broadway "Breakout Artist Series" Bernie and Sid in the morning.
116 Newark Ave.
A Little Piece of France Dinner Series at Vogue Café
Vogue Café presents their Little Piece of France fall dinner series! Join them out on their patio for French Cuisine and live music on Friday September 27
th. This event is BYOB. 117 York St.
Saturday, September 28th:
NYU at Mana, Food + Culture: Sourcing at Mana Contemporary
Join NYU Steinhardt with scholars, farmers, artists, and advocates as they think about local, organic, and earth-friendly practices, and discuss how to apply these in your own creative endeavors in the studio, kitchen, and beyond. Three activities for visitors of all ages are set up as stations where you can gain hands-on experience and knowledge on materials, sourcing, and more. The event, held at Mana Contemporary, will begin at 1:30pm.
888 Newark Ave.
Fall Fest at Liberty Science Center
Fall Fest, North Jersey's ultimate autumn adventure, debuts at Liberty Science Center on September 28
th! Everything you love about autumn—corn mazes, pumpkin patches, apple cider—will be right here in Jersey City! Be sure to check out their Instagrammable photo ops, and enjoy seasonal treats, like apple cider and pumpkin spice! Plus: The fun continues on Oct. 19 when Fall Fest gets "spookified" with new Halloween adventures, all the way through the end of October! Don't miss out on the perfect family fall day trip! Visit LSC.org to get tickets now. 222 Jersey City Blvd.
JC Studios' Battle of the Bands 2019 at FM Restaurant and Bar
JC Studios and FM are hosting their third annual Battle of the Bands! This year's battle will be held on Saturday, September 28th at FM Bar & Lounge from 7-12pm! A $10 donation is suggested, which will go to benefit the All Stars Project.
340 3rd St.
Corgi Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits Distillery
The Corgi Comedy Club is a premier Saturday night comedy show right here in Jersey City! Situated in the lounge at Corgi Spirits Distillery, this show offers customers a hilarious, eclectic, one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy experience fueled with the delicious cocktails of Corgi Spirits. Doors for the show open at 7:30pm and the show will start promptly at 8:00pm. Corgi Spirits opens at 2:00pm, so head over early, have a cocktail and take a tour of the distillery before for the night gets rolling.
1 Distillery Dr.
10-Year Big Party! At Pint
Celebrate Pint's 10-year anniversary with a GIANT party with gifts for everyone, surprise appearances by some of your favorite former bartenders, dogs, and more! Grab your friends and get over there September 28
th for Pint's 10-Year Anniversary Party! 34 Wayne St.
Sunday, September 29th:
Find Your Bliss: A Free Workshop at Beloved World Yoga
Take a little self-care time this Sunday, and join Tamara Templeman at Beloved World Yoga Studio for a FREE experiential workshop to take a birds-eye view of your home and your life, to figure out what you really want more of, what you are ready to be done with, and how to fill your days with bliss. The workshop will begin at 2:30pm.
317 Central Ave.
Grupo Nexo & Jay Frias at The Factory Bar and Lounge
Join DJs Grupo Nexo and Jay Frias this Sunday for a music-filled end to your weekend at The Factory Bar and Lounge! Doors open at 4pm, with a $20 cover starting at 5pm.
451 Communipaw Ave.
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.