The fall activities are in full swing! Find something fun to do in the area with family and friends.
LSC After Dark: The Upside Down
October 17 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City
Head over to LSC After Dark as things get a little strange for the night. There’ll be mazes, drinks, food and more along with LSC’s exhibitions available to the public.
Shaka Bowl Cancer Benefit
October 17 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Shaka Bowl, 110 Washington St, Hoboken
Join Shaka Bowl for their 3-year anniversary to benefit American Cancer Society. A $20 (minimum) donation will get you an all-inclusive ticket to enjoy food, drink, and fun.
Lines in the Dust
October 18 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Jersey City Theater Center, 339 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Lines in the Dust is a New Jersey story depicting a mix of race, class and inequality in public education. Catch the show from October 18th to November 3rd.
October 19 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Newport Green Park, 14th St, Jersey City
Celebrate fall with Newport’s Pumpkin Festival. There’ll be pumpkin decorating, music, face painting, tarot readings, and more fun for the whole family.
Pitness in the Park
October 19 @ 11:00 – 3:00 PM
Riverview Park, Bowers St, Jersey City
Presented by the New York Bully Crew, Pitness in the Park is a day focusing on raising awareness and breaking the negative stigmas around pitbulls. There’ll be a a donation-based fitness class, a raffle with tons of prizes from local vendors, and more dog-friendly fun.
The Ghost of Uncle Joe’s: Halloween Fundraiser
October 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, 435 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Enjoy live music from 11 bands at the cemetery in honor of the annual Ghost of Uncle Joe’s fundraiser. There’ll also be after parties in the area following the event.
October 19 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Leonard Gordon Park, 3303 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City
Bring the kids for music, crafts, games, parade, costume contest, and a pumpkin patch to celebrate Halloween a little early!
Nimbus Dance 15th Anniversary Crystal Gala
October 19 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Harborside Atrium, 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City
October 20 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 499 Washington Blvd, Jersey City
Head over to Ruth’s Chris for a complimentary Wedding Expo and get info for holding an event with Ruth’s Chris, whether it’s a bridal shower, bachelorette/bachelor dinner, rehearsal dinner, wedding, or reception. You can RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
October 20 @ 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Join Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and American Cancer Society for a walk to honor breast cancer victims and survivors, and to bring awareness to breast cancer. There’ll be a Ta Ta Trot at 7:45 AM and a 5K starting at 8 AM. Register online to walk/run.
Terminal of Terror 4
October 25 @ 9:00 PM – 3:00 AM
White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Dress up in your best costumes and party with us at our 4th annual Halloween event! Tickets available online now.
The Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest
October 26 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Harborside Atrium, 34 Exchange Place, Jersey City
New York City
Night of 1,000 Jack O’Lanterns
October 19 @ 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Governor’s Island, 10 South St
Marvel at over 1,000 jack o’lanterns carved by artists from around the tri-state area at the Night of 1,000 Jack O’Lanterns festival. Get your tickets online for any of the available dates.
Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show
October 18 @ 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th St
Spooky Pumpkin Garden Nights
October 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
Wear your best costumes and explore the trails of the Adventure Garden, decorated with pumpkins, skeletons, and more.
2019 NYC Apple Fest at Pier A
October 19 @ 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Pl
On October 19 and 20, attend the NYC Apple Fest for a farmer’s market, live music, apple inspired cocktails, and samples of hard cider. RSVP online.
NYC Autumn Wine Festival
October 19 @ 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Altman Building, 135 W 18th St
Sample a large variety of wines enhanced by a light menu of hors-d’oeuvres, cheese, crackers, crudité, and pasta. Tickets are $85.
Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar
October 20 @ 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Grand Bazaar, NYC 100 W 77th St
In honor of Dessert Month, try some sweets from 25+ artisans within the Grand Bazaar NYC weekly market.
October 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
Enjoy an old-school fall foliage festival with horse-drawn hayrides, lawn games, music, local cider brewers, and more. Children under 12 are free, adults are $30.