147 events in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend | 2nd–5th May 2024


From a concrete plant potting workshop to the Big Day of Birding at Liberty State Park, there's so much to do locally as we welcome the month of May in Hudson County, New Jersey. Below is the list of (over 147!) events in Hoboken and Jersey City taking place this weekend, May 2-5, 2024. Submit your community events HERE.

Disclaimer: This is a community resource. Submit events HERE and view the full calendar HERE. Unless expressly stated, The Hoboken Girl is not affiliated with the hosting.

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Main Street Pops Craft Market

1401 Adams Street, Hoboken (under the 14th Street Viaduct)

Sunday – May 5th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

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Main Street Pops

Visit Main Street Pops Artisan Market for some early Mother's Day shopping with family or friends. The market features over 60 local vendors, live music from cover band Undercover Unplugged, and fun games and activities for the whole family.

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Meet and greet with Senator Cory Booker at the Bay Street Greenery

Bay Street Greenery 150 Bay Street, Jersey City

Friday – May 10th at 5 p.m

Bay Street Green

Join Bay Street Greenery's upcoming meet-and-greet event with Senator Cory Booker and Mayor Fulop for an evening of drinks, giveaways and the opportunity to meet local leaders and community members. There is also a 10% discount on all products during the event.

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Laurenelle Boutique Moving Sales

Laurenelle Studio 720 Monroe Street, Unit C514, Hoboken

Saturday and Sunday – May 4th and 5th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m


Stop by or schedule an after-hours appointment at Laurenelle Boutique before the local designer moves to South Beach for exclusive discounts, unreleased looks and free personal styling. Get an additional 10% off when you mention “Hoboken Girl” in person or use the code “HOBOKENGIRL” online.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian's Red Hand

Dorrian's red hand 555 Washington Street, Jersey City

Thursday – May 2nd at 8:45 p.m
Friday – May 3rd at 7:30 p.m. + 9:45 p.m
Saturday – May 4th at 6:30 p.m. + 9 p.m


Enjoy five comedy shows this week hosted by Rich Kiamco and featuring comedians from Comedy Central, Hulu, Sirius XM, Rolling Stone, Jersey City Comedy Festival and more. Show tickets are $25 for all shows plus a minimum of 2 items per person + 20% gratuity.

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Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl

McGinley SquareJersey City (exact meeting points will be emailed prior to the tour)

Sunday – May 5th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

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Join Beyond The Plate Food Tours' Cinco de Mayo Taco Crawl, where five locations serve both traditional and non-traditional tacos, as well as desserts and margaritas. The guided tour is just $80 per person for ages 21 and older and includes a take-home goodie bag from McGinley Square SID.

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The Hoboken Girls Spring Self-Care Guide 2024

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We know how much you love wellness, so we've put together a SERIOUS guide to more than 50 local businesses and offerings to help you refresh your self-care routine this spring. Most have an offer that you can get until May 15th. You can use the code “HOBOKENGIRL” to redeem money.


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ICYMI: The Hoboken Girl breakfast sandwich is now PERMANENTLY on Alessio's menu

Alessio's sandwich

Photo credit: Hannah Taub

After selling nearly 2,000 sandwiches and donating $1,953 to local nonprofit York Street Project in March, The Hoboken Girl The breakfast sandwich is now a PERMANENT addition to Alessio's menu. The sandwich is available at both Alessio locations (539 Park Avenue, Hoboken + 99 Franklin Street, Jersey City), and we will donate our portion of sales to a different nonprofit each quarter.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County | Hoboken + Jersey City

The Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County was founded in 1893 to provide a positive place for Jersey City's youth. In the 129 years since its founding, the club has expanded its reach exponentially, offering a mix of nationally developed programs and activities. The clubs serve more than 2,000 youth ages five to 21 annually in clubhouses in JC and Hoboken. The aim is to give all young people the opportunity to achieve their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens of the community. To make a tax-deductible donation to cover costs such as meals, art supplies or summer camp for a club child, please send a check to Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County, 225 Morris Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07302 or Click here to make an online donation.

The Hoboken Animal Shelter | Hoboken

The Hoboken Shelter hosts 50 guests each night and serves more than 1,000 meals throughout the week. As a full-service community partner, the Hoboken Shelter is a necessary resource in the neighborhood. The shelter always relies on donations and support to keep its doors open and welcome its guests. Find out more here.

Hudson County Family Promise | Jersey City

Family Promise combats homelessness by leveraging the resources of volunteer communities in Hoboken and Jersey City by providing space in their buildings to serve as temporary housing for homeless families. Each Family Promise affiliate also has a day center where families can shower, receive case management and seek housing and employment. Family Promise relies on volunteers to donate their time, prepare meals, share hospitality, spend the night, play with children, and provide their passion and expertise to help families get back on their feet. Find out more here.

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