The Weekender: Smorgasbar opening, Taco crawl with Beyond the Plate

by newjerseyshores | May 2, 2024

The Weekender: Smorgasbar opening, Taco crawl with Beyond the Plate

Tacos and cocktails at Smorgasbar Jersey CityFrom the re-opening of Smorgasbar to a cinco de mayo taco crawl, here are the best events happening in Jersey City this weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Smorgasbar 2024 Season Grand Opening
When: Thursday, May 2
Where: 3 Second Street
Smorgasbar is back! The outdoor beer garden returns for the 2024 season at 3 Second Street along the Jersey City waterfront. Enjoy eats from the likes of Carlito’s Tacos along with beer, wine, cocktails, and more while overlooking the New York City skyline.

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What: Zeppelin Hall Maifest
When: through May 26
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Maifest is the German celebration of spring and Zeppelin Hall is celebrating Maifest through May 26 with an added menu of Bavarian dishes and Maibock beers. Maibocks are strong, malty beers that are ideal for the short Bavarian spring.

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What: Pet Shop JC Live Gigs
When: Thursday, May 2 from 8pm
Where: 193 Newark Avenue
Live music returns to Pet Shop JC featuring Eternal Soups and Farm. Meanwhile, PS Wine Bar will feature Crockpot Comedy with Alex Grubard and Alex Nicholas at 8:30pm and 10:30pm.

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What: Widely Grown at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, May 2 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Americana/roots band Widely Grown (featuring James Calleo) will perform at Fox & Crow tonight. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Minor Gold at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, May 3 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Australia based duo Minor Gold echo 70s cosmic Americana. Minor Gold enthrall as they weave masterful harmonies and deft guitar around unforgettable, stripped back performances. Admission is $10/pp.

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Saturday Events

What: The Maybes at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, May 4 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
The Maybes bring pop, folk and rock influences together making people sing, dance, think and feel. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Steph’s Macarons at Baonanas
When: Sunday, May 5 from 1pm to 5pm
Where: 181 Monticello Avenue
Dentist by day, baker by night, Steph’s Macarons is operated by Stephanie Tran who started baking macarons during covid. During her free time, she now holds macaron pop-ups around the NY/NJ area. She’ll be a Baonanas with a special batch of Star Wars character macarons.

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What: McGinley Square Taco Crawl w/ Beyond the Plate Food Tours
When: Sunday, May 5 at 3pm
Where: To be disclosed
Join Beyond the Plate Food Tours for a cinco de mayo taco tour through McGinley Square. The food crawl includes stops at Krewe, Tlaloc Taqueria, 3 Coffee Beans, and Cafe Alyce. Tickets include all food tastings and two alcoholic drink pairings. Admission is $80/pp.

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