Enjoy the warm weather and sunshine with local events!
Jennie Kwon Jewelry Pop-up
August 12–14 @ 12PM – 6PM
Love Locked, 353 Grove St, Jersey City
Jennie Kwon Fine Jewelry has a popup at Love Locked this week! Stop by from Thursday to Saturday for new pieces at 10% off, or contact Jennie Kwon to book a complimentary private consultation.
Baoyard Ribbon Cutting Event
August 18 @ 2PM
Baonanas HQ, 181 Monticello Ave, Jersey City
Join Baonanas on Wednesday for the grand opening of their renovated backyard space! Enjoy 20% off their products when you stop by for the ribbon cutting.
La Festa Italiana
through August 15 @ 5PM – 11PM
344 6th St, Jersey City
Bring your friends and family to the longest-running Italian street festival in Jersey City. Enjoy food from local vendors, family-friendly activities, and live entertainment for the rest of the week.
Roll With The Winners
August 12 @ 6:30PM
225A Monticello Ave, Jersey City
Join Last Place Winners Co. for their nighttime bike ride through Jersey City! The ride starts promptly at 7:30PM.
JC Music Showcase
August 12 @ 7PM – 10PM
902 Brewing Co, 101 Pacific Ave, Jersey City
JC Music Scene is hosting their JC Music Showcase at 902 Brewing Co this week. Catch performances by Puppy Pile, Murdock & 99 Pines, InCircles, and Wombat in Combat for no fee. This is a 21+ event.
Light-Up Pride Night Ride
August 13 @ 7:30PM – 10PM
Grove St PATH Plaza, 325 Grove St, Jersey City
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival with a night ride through Jersey City with Bike JC. There is a $5 suggested donation that will go toward festival programming and Hudson Pride Center. The ride starts at sunset.
We Are Everywhere
August 13 @ 9PM – 10PM
472 Jersey Ave, Jersey City
Enjoy a Pride exhibit featuring eight local queer artists displaying their original designs for each of the colors of the Pride flag. The unveiling is part of the Light-Up Pride Night Ride, and will feature a 9PM performance by Ariel Guidry, Lillian Bustle, and Michael Browne.
Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
August 13 @ 7:30PM
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
Head to Prospect Park Bandshell this summer for the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Friday’s performers are Skip Marley and Ivy Sole. Shows are free and first come, first served. Capacity is limited.
6th Annual Jersey City Pride Bar Crawl
August 14 @ 2:30PM – 9PM
Downtown Jersey City
Enjoy a bar crawl through 4 stops in Downtown Jersey City – Pint, Gringo’s, Hard Grove, and Six26. There’ll be drink specials and prizes available at each location! Pre-register online for $10, or register at the bar for $15. All proceeds go to Hudson Pride Center.
Gail M Boykewich “Visages” Opening
August 14 @ 6PM – 10PM
313 3rd St, Jersey City
Celebrate the opening of Gail M Boykewich’s exhibition at 313 Gallery! Visages features new paintings and sculptures on view until September 1st. The opening reception will include light refreshments.
Jazz Age Lawn Party
August 14–15 @ 11AM – 5PM
Colonels Row, Governors Island, New York
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Jazz Age Lawn Party with a weekend-long Prohibition-inspired gathering. Enjoy 1920s dance lessons, performances all weekend long with bands and dance groups, themed cocktails, contests, and more. Tickets can be purchased for $50 per adult, $10 per child.
Jersey City Puerto Rican Day Parade
August 15 @ 12PM – 9PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Celebrate the 61st annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in Jersey City! It kicks off at noon in Lincoln Park and is followed by after-parade games, food, performances, and more on Columbus Drive (between Marin and Warren).
Ball in the Park
August 15 @ 4PM – 8PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Ball in the Park is the first ball in Lincoln park in honor of Pride. There’ll be food trucks, music, an exhibition battle, drag and queer performances, and categories from Vogue to Runway to Haus Mom and several more!
Pop-up Sip and Shop
August 15 @ 4PM – 7PM
The Loft Art Lounge, 492 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City
Shop from local vendors at The Loft’s Wine Tasting + Pop-Up Shop! Support small businesses and shop for anything from tees and throw blankets to art and homemade jewelry while sipping on free wine.