If you’re looking for something to kick off the fall season, check out some local events!
Mint 400 Records Showcase
September 23 @ 8:30PM
PS Wine Bar (Pet Shop), 193 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Stop by Pet Shop’s Wine Bar for the monthly Mint 400 Records showcase. There’ll be performances by Cantations and Chris Fox, and special guests The Funky JCs.
Live Music at Corgi Spirits
September 23 @ 7PM – 11PM
Corgi Spirits, 1 Distillery Dr, Jersey City
Enjoy performances by Universal Rebel, Wild Americans, Tribe of Uncles, and KATJA at Corgi Spirits. Donations will be accepted for the Eileen Markenstein Memorial Fund during the night.
Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival
through September 25
The Plaza at 300 Ashland, Brooklyn
Celebrate the artists and cultural community of Brooklyn with the virtual events and in-person programs of the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival. It’s running through Saturday, September 25th.
Alex Rudin & The Age of Empathy
September 24 @ 6:30PM – 9PM
City Hall, 280 Grove St, Jersey City
Artist Alex Rudin is showing 30+ pieces in her new exhibition The Age of Empathy at City Hall. Proceeds from the event will go toward WomenRising, Hudson Pride Center, and York Street Project.
Rally to Protect Liberty State Park
September 25 @ 11AM
Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City
Join the Friends of Liberty State Park this weekend to urge Governor Phil Murphy and all state legislators to support the Liberty State Park Protection Act and save Caven Point from privatization.
Jersey City Jazz Festival
September 25 @ 12PM – 8PM
84-126 Steuben St, Jersey City
Bring the family to the Powerhouse Arts District for live jazz, food trucks, drinks, and more at the Jersey City Jazz Festival this weekend! There’ll be two stages with 8 bands lined up to perform.
Fall Market at West Side Arts & Music Festival
September 25 @ 1PM – 6PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Shop from a variety of small businesses and artists at the JC Women’s Collaborative market at the West Side Arts & Music Festival. You can also enjoy live music all day and bites from food trucks.
Hamilton Park Conservancy BBQ Festival
September 25 @ 12PM – 8PM
Hamilton Park, Jersey City
Join the Hamilton Park Conservancy for their annual BBQ Festival! There’ll be amazing food, family-friendly activities, and more to raise money for the Conservancy.
Block Clean Up with Sustainable JC
September 26 @ 10AM – 1PM
219 Lexington Ave (Median on Mallory & Lexington), Jersey City
Join Sustainable JC for this weekend’s Ward B cleanup along Lexington Ave, Ege St, and Union St. Sustainable JC will be providing all necessary equipment.
Kickoff & Native Plant Sale
September 26 @ 11AM – 4PM
Canco Park, 47 Dey St, Jersey City
Join the Hudson County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of NJ for their kickoff and Native Plant Sale/Demonstration. Explore a varietty of native plants, learn about upcoming events and field trips, and enjoy presentations about native plants.
Música y Ritmos
September 26 @ 1PM – 6PM
107 Morgan St, Jersey City
Enjoy live performances by Segunda Quimbamba and the Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet. There’ll be food vendors, visual arts, workshops, and musicians all day. Tickets are available online until September 25th and can also be purchased at the door on the day of the event.