The Weekender: Hudson West Folk Festival, Harvest Fall Festival

by | Oct 13, 2022

Celebrate the Hudson West Folk Festival at Nimbus or head to The Grind for an evening of music, cocktails, and good eats. That and more things to do in Jersey City this weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Oktoberfest at Amelia’s
When: through October 31
Where:
187 Warren
Amelia’s Bistro is celebrating Oktoberfest all month long with $5 beer/wine/cocktails/apps. (Select drinks/apps only). The specials are available everyday starting at 3pm.

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What: Zeppelin Hall Oktoberfest
When: through October 23
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Oktoberfest is back at Zeppelin Hall. Through Sunday, October 23, you can order a variety of German beers, brats, pretzels, and more.

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What: Riverview Jazz at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, October 13 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Riverview Jazz will host a second Thursday residency bringing in a new guest each month. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Light Up The Loop Bike Ride
When: Friday, October 14 from 6:30pm
Where: Grove Plaza
Join Bike JC for the last Light up the Loop Bike Ride of 2022. The casual bike ride will meet at Grove Plaza (outside the PATH station) for a 16-mile ride.

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What: Into the Void Antiques + Deep Space Gallery
When: Friday, October 14 from 7pm to 10pm
Where: 117 Brunswick Street
Into the Void Antiques and Deep Space Gallery are hosting an art party. Enjoy free cocktails, beers, and a live DJ while watching a stained glass installation by Keith Van Pelt.

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What: Grind After Dark at The Grind
When: Friday, October 14 from 7pm to 11pm
Where: 360 Communipaw Avenue
Grind After Dark is back with live DJs, food, drinks, and more. There will be complimentary drinks by The Community Spirit and food by Koro Koro Rice Ball Cafe.

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Saturday Events

What: Smorgasburg Jersey City
When: Saturday, October 15 from 11am to 6pm
Where: Harborside Plaza & Hudson Street (behind Smorgasbar)
The Smorgasburg season is rapidly coming to a close. Enjoy a scaled back version of the outdoor market this weekend. Admission is free and there will be various outdoor dining options throughout Harborside JC.

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What: Hudson West Folk Festival
When: Saturday, October 15 from 12pm to 10pm
Where: Nimbus Arts Center at 329 Warren
The Hudson West Folk Festival is an all-day music fest featuring local and internationsl musicians performing everything from blues to honky-tonk. (You can check out the artists here). There will be a bar, food, and music workshops. Tickets start at $35.

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What: Octoberfest at Corgi Spirits
When: Saturday, October 15 from 2pm to 6pm
Where: 1 Distillery Drive
Enjoy an early Halloween party at Corgi Spirits. Octoberfest is a family (and pet) friendly celebration of fall with 30 vendors, food trucks, a dog costume contest ($100 top prize), and free pumpkin decorating classes for kids. The event is free to attend.

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What: Harvest Fall Festival
When: Saturday, October 15 from 3pm to 8pm
Where: City Hall Plaza at 280 Grove
The Harvest Fall Festival is a neighborhood block party celebrating the arrival of fall. Enjoy music, food, a pie baking contest, face painting for kids, and more. The event is free to attend.

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What: Jacob Tremont and Andrew Cedermark at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, October 15 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Jacob Tremont writes and independently produces alternative music with an emo and country influence. Heights resident Andrew Cedermark has released three albums on Underwater Peoples: Moon Deluxe (2010), Home Life (2013), and Fort/da (2020). Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, October 16
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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