The Weekender: 46th annual Santacruzan Festival, Lobster Fest at Amelia’s Bistro

by newjerseyshores | May 23, 2024

Santacruzan Jersey City
Credit: Santacruzan Flores de Mayo Fest

Staying local this Memorial Day weekend? Enjoy the 46th annual Santacruzan Fest or check out the return of Lobster Fest at Amelia’s Bistro. That and more happening in JC this holiday weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Maifest
When: through May 26
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Maifest is the German celebration of spring and Zeppelin Hall is celebrating Maifest through May 26 with an added menu of Bavarian dishes and Maibock beers. Maibocks are strong, malty beers that are ideal for the short Bavarian spring.

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What: Pet Shop JC Live Gigs
When: Thursday, May 23 from 8pm
Where: 193 Newark Avenue
Live music returns to Pet Shop JC featuring Decent Criminals, The Dracu-Las, and Bummer Camp. Meanwhile, PS Wine Bar will feature performances by Via Crowe, Gelax, Doc Emmett, and Neon Rayon.

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What: Rico Jones at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, May 23 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Colorado-born Rico Jones is a rising star and one of the most accomplished saxophonists of his generation. Jones will play at Fox & Crow tonight. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: 46th Annual Santacruzan & Flores de Mayo Festival
When: Sunday, May 26 from 10am to 6pm
Where: Manila Avenue
Get ready for some delicious Filipino food and entertainment during the 46th Annual Santacruzan & Flores de Mayo Street Festival. The all-day street fest will include numerous vendors selling handicrafts, jewelry, clothing, artwork, toys, and more. There will be a procession down Manila Avenue at 2:30pm.

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What: Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
When: Sunday, May 26 from 12pm to 5pm
Where: 1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Join the brave men and women of the U.S. Marines, Coast Guard, and Navy for the Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park. The free family-friendly event will include live music, a helicopter display, and more.

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Monday Events

What: Lobster Fest at Amelia’s Bistro
When: Fridays through Sundays (dinner)
Where: 187 Warren Street
Paulus Hook restaurant Amelia’s Bistro is launching its Lobster Fest special for 2024. You get a whole lobster with potatoes and corn for $TK. The offer is available for dine-in and delivery.

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