The Weekender: Festa Italiana, Margarita-making class at Felina

by newjerseyshores | Aug 10, 2023

La Festa ItalianaFrom the return of La Festa Italiana to a margarita-making class at Felina Steak. Here’s a roundup of the best weekend evens in Jersey City.

Thursday Events

What: La Festa Italiana 2023
When: through Sunday, August 13
Where: Sixth Street between Monmouth & Brunswick
From rosé popsicle sticks to sugar-coated zeppoles, La Festa Italiana is a block party loaded with tons of eats, music, and drinks. The Village street fair runs from 5pm to 11pm.

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What: Berry Lane Park Concert Series 2023
When: Thursday, August 3 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Berry Lane Park
The Berry Lane Park Concert Series is a free event that takes place every Thursday evening through August 17. This Thursday, 3D Rhythm of Life (tropical/Latin/soul) will perform.

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What: Felina Steak Margheritas & Margaritas
When: Thursday, August 10 from 7pm to 9pm
Where:
2 Chapel Avenue
Italian steakhouse Felina Steak is hosting a Margheritas & Margaritas making class. You’ll learn how to craft three perfect margaritas from start to finish, while snacking on a selection of pizzas and charcuterie. Admission is $75/pp (tax and service included).

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What: Summer with the New Jersey Symphony
When: Thursday, August 10 from 7pm to 9pm
Where: Hamilton Park
The New Jersey Symphony will perform a free show at Hamilton Park as part of the Summer with the NJ Symphony Series.

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What: Movies in the Park 2023
When: Thursday, August 10 at sunset
Where: Harsimus Cemetery Park
The last Movies in the Park Jersey City is here. The 2023 season will end with a free screening of the 1956 classic Forbidden Planet. The movie starts at sunset (around 8:30pm).

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What: Juan Soria w/ Matt Mayers at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, August 10 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Soria is the new project of Argentinean singer/songwriter Juan Soria whose style is a mix of rock, folk, and blues. Matt Mayers is a Weehawken, NJ, based singer songwriter who has been playing his mix of folk rock, jazz, bluegrass, and blues for over 30 years with various bands. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Movies on the Pier by Exchange Place Alliance
When: Friday, August 11 at sunset
Where: J. Owen Grundy Park
The Exchange Place Alliance is hosting another night of Movies on the Pier. This Friday you’ll be able to catch a free screening of Top Gun Maverick. The movie starts at sunset (around 7:30pm). Food and drink will be available for purchase.

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Saturday Events

What: Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, August 12 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors will perform at Fox & Crow tonight. The band takes inspiration from country, rock, and soul. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Summerfest 2023 at LSP
When: Sunday, August 6 from 6pm to 8pm
Where: North Cove Field
The Summerfest Concert Series is a free event that takes place every Sunday evening at Liberty State Park through August 13. This Sunday is the last show with Ricardo Jerome & the Fusion Band (Caribbean steel drum).

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What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, August 13
Where: 364 Grove Street
Every Sunday night, Dullboy will be screening a movie in its patio. The movie will begin at 8pm. Make sure to give them a follow on Instagram to find out what movie they’ll show.

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