The Weekender: JC Caribbean Fest, tiramisu-making class at Felina

by newjerseyshores | Jul 20, 2023

Caribbean Carnival Jersey CityHead to Lincoln Park for the annual Caribbean Festival or check out a new restaurant during the summer edition of Restaurant Week. All that and more happening in Jersey City this weekend.

Ongoing

What: JC Restaurant Week Summer 2023
When: through July 28
Where: participating restaurants
Jersey City Restaurant Week is back for the summer. Enjoy two- and three-course meal specials at Amelia’s, Carvao, Harry’s Daughter, Kings of Kobe, and more. The summer edition of Restaurant Week will last through Friday, July 28.

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Thursday Events

What: Berry Lane Park Concert Series 2023
When: Thursday, July 20 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, The Outcrops (rock/blues/country) will perform.

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What: June & the Pushas at Barrow Mansion
When: Thursday, July 20 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: 83 Wayne Street
The Barrow Mansion is hosting a live musical performance by June and the Pushas. The band will perform starting at 6:30pm. The event is free.

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What: Strangers Stopping Strangers at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, July 20 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Strangers Stopping Strangers is a band that performs the music of The Grateful Dead. Admission is $10/pp.

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What: Movies in the Park 2023
When: Thursday, July 20 at sunset
Where: Arlington Park
Movies in the Park Jersey City returns with a free screening of Disney Pixar’s Soul. The movie starts at sunset (around 8:30pm).

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Friday Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Schnitzel Fest
When: through August 6
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Schnitzel Fest is back at Zeppelin Hall. Through Sunday, August 6, you can order from 12 different schnitzel entrees.

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What: Summer Music Series at Riverview Park
When: Friday, July 21 at 7pm
Where: Riverview Park
Local band Hudson City Rats will perform at the fountain at Riverview Park Friday evening. The event is free to attend.

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What: Movies on the Pier by Exchange Place Alliance
When: Friday, July 21 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 Elvis. The movie starts at sunset (around 7:30pm). Food and drink will be available for purchase.

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What: Movies in the Park 2023
When: Friday, July 21 at sunset
Where: Canco Park
Movies in the Park Jersey City returns with a free screening of Minions: The Rise of Gru. The movie starts at sunset (around 8:30pm).

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Saturday Events

What: Jersey City Caribbean Festival
When: Saturday, July 22 from 12pm to 9pm
Where: Lincoln Park
Carnival time has arrived in Jersey City. The Annual Jersey City Caribbean Festival is an all-day event kicking off at noon with live music, drinks, and food. Previously held along the Exchange Place waterfront, it’s now been moved to Lincoln Park.

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What: Tiramisu Cooking Class at Felina Steak
When: Saturday, July 22 from 12pm to 2pm
Where:
2 Chapel Avenue
Italian steakhouse Felina Steak is hosting a tiramisu cooking class with executive chef, Matteo Limoli. You’ll learn to make tiramisu from scratch while sipping on wine and snacking on passed hors d’oeuvres. Admission is $90/pp (taxes & service included).

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What: Salsa on the Grove
When: Saturday, July 22 from 6pm to 10pm
Where: Grove between Bay Street & Morgan
Salsa on the Grove is a free, monthly music festival that runs from May through September. For the past 18 years, the family-friendly event brings various local musicians and performers to a pop-up stage on Grove. The next events will be held on August 5th and September 9th.

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What: Alex Owen Duo at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, July 22 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Alex Owen is New York City-based jazz trumpet player and vocalist specializing in New Orleans style jazz. The duo will transport you to the Big Easy as they play New Orleans favorites and more. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Summerfest 2023 at LSP
When: Sunday, July 23 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, Gotham City Latin Jazz Septet will perform.

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What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, July 23
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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