With the holidays rolling around, enjoy some themed activities as well as some art-filled events!
Chat & Chew Women’s Holiday Social
December 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Andco, 201 Montgomery St
Join local business owners, city officials, and organizations for a women’s holiday social!
Seasoned by Speranza Theatre
December 5 @ 7:30 PM
Art House Productions, 262 17th St
From Thursday through Sunday, catch performances of Seasoned (formerly called Foodies) to hear stories behind holiday recipes. Tickets are available online.
December 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Jersey City Theater Center, 339 Newark Ave
Join No Dominion Theatre for their first-ever Theatre Slam, featuring short theatrical performances and refreshments for guests.
December 6 @ 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Winter Solstice Celebration
December 6 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Leonard Gordon Park, 3303 John F Kennedy Blvd
Catch the tree lighting and performances to celebrate the holiday season.
Dueling Piano Night
December 6 @ 9:00 PM
Paulie’s Brickhouse, 264 Central Ave
Stop by Paulie’s Brickhouse for a dueling piano night! Enjoy music, food, and laughs starting at 9PM.
JCFamilies’ Annual Holiday Party
December 7 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Harborside, 210 Hudson St
Head over to Harborside of the 8th annual JC Families holiday party with face painting, a bouncy house, and plenty of other activities for kids including pictures with Santa. Tickets are available online.
Jersey City Winter Record Riot
December 7 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Grove St PATH Plaza
Shop through dozens of tables of LPs, CDs, and 45s by Iris Records.
Apple Tree House Holiday Spectacular
December 7 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
The Apple Tree House, 298 Academy St
Bring the family for holiday rides and treats! Consider bringing a new toy to donate to this year’s toy drive, as well.
9th Annual Toy Drive and Happy Hour
December 7 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Lucky 7 Tavern, 322 2nd St
Join Jersey Ties for their annual toy drive. Guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or gift card appropriate for children ages 5-14 years old.
The Jersey Bounce
December 7 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Miller Branch Library, 489 Bergen Ave
Head over to the Miller Branch Library for live music and a panel discussing the Jersey City jazz scene of the 60s and 70s.
2nd Annual Affordable Art Show
December 7 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Art House Productions, 262 17th St
Browse over 90 works of art from 29 artists all priced between $80 and $500.
Modern Sage Pop-up Shop
December 8 @ 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
107 Bowers St
Modern Sage is having a December pop-up! Grab some gifts for loved ones, anything from sage and crystals to artwork and candles. A free crystal will be provided to anyone who spends $10 or more on December 8th.
Square 1 Community Tree Trimming
December 8 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Square 1, 283 St. Paul’s Ave
Help decorate the Square 1 holiday tree! Bring an ornament of your choice and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate + apple cider.
New York City
Space Poetry: The Action Paintings of Michael West
December 5 @ 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Hollis Taggart, 521 W 26th St
Enjoy a presentation of works by Abstract Expressionist painter Michael West.
Central Park Holiday Lighting
December 5 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
36 W 110th St
Kick off the holiday season with the 23rd annual holiday lighting. Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies, caroling, and the lighting of trees on the Harlem Meer.
December 6 @ 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey St
Enjoy light shows and an interactive exhibit at Brookfield Place to celebrate the holidays!
Hello Panda Lantern Festival
December 6 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Citi Field, 120-01 Roosevelt Ave
Head over to the first Hello Panda Lantern Festival for over 120 lantern exhibits, live entertainment and interactive experiences. It’s available to view from December 6th to January 26th!
Christmas Bazaar Extravaganza
December 7 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Aviator Sports & Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Avenue
Shop from a number of vendors and enjoy food + drink throughout the day with the whole family.
ARC Holiday Record Sale
December 7 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
ARChive of Contemporary Music, 54 White St
Browse through thousands of LPs, CDs, cassettes, videos, and more provided by the ARChive of Contemporary Music.
Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar
December 8 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
501 Union St
Shop and have fun at the 7th Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar with 40+ vendors and activities for the whole family.
Winter at Domino Park
December 8 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Domino Park, Grand Street and Kent Ave
Celebrate winter and the holidays with a Holiday tree stand, a toy drive, and more.