The Weekender: Mardi Gras Pop-Up at Corgi Spirits, Tequila tasting at Taco Bar

by newjerseyshores | Feb 17, 2023

Jersey City waterfrontEnjoy a tequila and taco tasting at Taco Bar or head to Corgi Spirits for a Mardi Gras pop-up featuring food by Krewe of McGinley Square.

Ongoing Events

What: Liberty Humane Society Free Adoption Event
When:
Friday through Sunday
Where:
235 Jersey City Boulevard
The LHS is making it easier than ever to bring a furry friend into your life. This weekend only, all dogs over 40lbs and cats older than six months are available to adopt for free.

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Friday Events

What: Angry Archie’s at The Grind General
When: Friday, February 17 from 5pm to 8pm
Where: 293 Suydnam Ave
Angry Archie’s food truck will be outside The Grind General Store Friday evening serving crab cakes, lobster rolls, poutine, and more.

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What: Tequila Tasting at Taco Bar
When: Friday, February 17 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Where: 684 Bergen Avenue
Enjoy tastings of Avion and Del Maguey Vida tequila while enjoying tacos from the Taco Bar JC menu. Admission is $20 per person.

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Saturday Events

What: JC Heights Local Bands Night at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, February 18 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Fox & Crow will feature two local JC Heights bands tonight including Nikki and the Skyrockets (featuring JC local, Nicole Bozzuto) and Greg McLoughlin. Admission is $10/pp.

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What: The Kinnect at Barrow Mansion
When: Saturday, February 18 from 7pm to 10pm
Where: 83 Wayne Street
The Kinnect is an interactive evening of music, art, and conversation featuring Jersey City hip-hop artist MVP and his band. There will be vendors with refreshments, food, and a cash bar. Admission is $8/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Afro-Puerto Rican Dance & Drum Music
When: Sunday, February 19 from 2pm to 4:30pm
Where: Nimbus Arts Center at 329 Warren
This family friendly class will have you moving to the beats of bomba y plena, a traditional dance and musical style of Puerto Rico. Admission is free.

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What: Mardi Gras Pop-Up at Corgi Spirits
When: Sunday, February 19 from 2pm
Where: 1 Distillery Drive
Enjoy an afternoon of cocktails and live music as The Hudson City Rats perform at Corgi Spirits. Plus, enjoy New Orleans-based food from Jersey City’s own Krewe of McGinley Square. Admission is $10/pp. (Food and drinks are available for purchase a la carte).

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What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, February 19
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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