The Weekender: Salsa on Grove, JC Night Market

by newjerseyshores | Aug 3, 2023

Jersey City Night MarketThe weather is going to be gorgeous this weekend. So get out there and enjoy live salsa music on Grove Street or head to JC Night Market for an evening of food and treats. Plus, check out the soft opening of Alessio’s Cafe in the Heights.

New & Noteworthy

What: Alessio’s Cafe Soft Opening
When: Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6 from 8am to 3pm
Where: 99 Franklin
Hoboken eatery Alessio’s Cafe will soft open its new Jersey City Heights location this weekend. The cafe will open from 8am to 3pm with a limited menu.

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Thursday 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: 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, El Grup Kndela (tropical/salsa) will perform.

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What: Sean Tobin at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, August 3 from 8pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Sean Tobin will perform at Fox & Crow tonight. Tobin and his band, the Boardwalk Fire, are a high-powered rock group. With two full-length albums, two EPs, and dozens of shows under their belts, Sean Tobin & the Boardwalk Fire recently released their third studio album, Ghost of the Arcade in 2022. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Movies in the Park 2023
When: Friday, August 4 at sunset
Where: Triangle Park
Movies in the Park Jersey City returns with a free screening of Disney’s Encanto. The movie starts at sunset (around 8:30pm).

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What: Movies on the Pier by Exchange Place Alliance
When: Friday, August 4 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 Black Adam. The movie starts at sunset (around 7:30pm). Food and drink will be available for purchase.

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What: Comedy Night at Corgi Spirits
When: Friday, August 4 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 1 Distillery Drive
Head to Corgi Spirits for a night of comedy and cocktails. Jersey City comedians Ryan Rummel and Alex Grubard will showcase stand-up comedians from all over the tri-state area. Admission is $20 per person.

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Saturday Events

What: JC Night Market
When: Saturday, August 5 from 3pm to 9pm
Where: 179 Montgomery Street (City Hall Ancillary Parking Lot)
Jersey City Night Market is back for its penultimate market. The outdoor food festival will feature food trucks, drinks, local crafts, and more.

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What: Salsa on the Grove
When: Saturday, August 5 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 event will be held on September 9th.

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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, Debra Devi (classic rock/Americana) will perform.

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What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, August 6
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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