The weekend is here! Find something to do in the area, whether it’s watching a movie or partying with us.
Shut up and Listen: Silent Disco Party
August 24 @ 10:30 PM – 2:30 AM
Taphaus, 2 2nd St
The Magic Carpet Journey Art Reception
August 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Downtown 234 Gallery, 234 York St
Check out Bahar Caglayan’s solo show and join her for an art reception with wine and snacks!
JCTC Film: Deka-Log
August 23 @ 7:00 PM
Jersey City Theater Center, 339 Newark Ave
Check out a new web series featuring stories about people of color in contemporary urban America, followed by a Q&A with director and writer Roger Omeus Jr. Tickets are $10.
AngelaCARES 4th Annual Senior Citizens Health Fair
August 24 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Bethune Center, 140 MLK Drive
Join AngelaCARES for their free health fair, featuring demonstrations and resources for seniors to take care of their health.
Free Movies at the Park: Black Panther
August 24 @ 7:00 PM
Mercer Park, 99 Merritt St
Enjoy free movies at the park hosted by Freeholder Jerry Walker and Councilwoman Denise Ridley.
JCTC Film: Lez Bomb
August 24 @ 8:00 PM
White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave
Enjoy an exclusive showing of the comedic feature film Lez Bomb. Tickets are $15, and $12 for students and seniors with ID.
18th Annual Jersey City Pride Festival
August 25 @ 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza
Celebrate Pride at the 18th annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival with live music, plenty of vendors, activities, and much more. Don’t forget to join the after party at Talde/Miss Wong’s starting at 9PM!
Mermaids vs Unicorns Fashion Show
August 25 @ 3:00 PM
Hudson County Community College, 161 Newkirk Ave
Join Bella Bebe Accessories for a fashion show to raise money to start an after school program teaching kids how to sew and to express themselves through creative fashion.
The Vault Allure Experience
August 25 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Holland St (1 Bowers St)
Join Nokia Bell Labs for a festival at the Historic Holland Street (by the corner of Bowers & Palisade). There’ll be live music, food, drinks, and more!
Trap and Grill 2
August 26 @ 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Garage, 33 Hopkins Ave
Stop by The Garage for performances by local artists, DJs, tattoos, art, and food! It’s free entry, 420 friendly, and you have to be 21+ to drink.
Port Imperial Food Truck Fest
September 7 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
4800 Ave at Port Imperial Blvd, Weehawken
Enjoy food from over 20 food trucks, live music, city views, a cash-only beer and wine bar, and rides for kids. Tickets are $5, children under 12 are free, and dogs are welcome!
Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest
September 8 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Harborside, 34 Exchange Place
Try over 150 craft distilled spirits from bourbon to mezcal and enjoy food and music. General Admission is $60, and the Designated Driver ticket is $15. Use code CHICPEAJC for $20 off!