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14 Things to Look Forward to in {Hoboken in November}

The colder weather is finally approaching – with a little less outdoor activities, it’s time to head indoors and warm up with a drink in hand. Lucky for us, there’s still plenty to do in Hoboken for the month of November.

1. Craft Beer & Whiskey Festival, November 3rd

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It’s craft beer season! Join SPHERE and Liberty Humane Society on November 3rd at the Hoboken Elks Lodge for their 6th annual Craft Beer & Whiskey Festival! SPHERE and Liberty Humane Society are raising money to find Hoboken and Jersey City’s cats and dogs a forever home. There will be over 20 craft beers, wines and whiskeys. Lots of games, raffles, giveaways including vacation packages. Great music and tasty food as well! Tickets are $40 if purchased ahead of time. You can also purchase tickets at the door for $50. All proceeds go to the Liberty Humane Society!

2. HOQ Late Night Locals, November 3rd

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Show your driver’s license to the server and get your locals wristband at HOQ Saturday, November 3rd (and every Saturday after that) to receive drinks at half price. These drinks include anything from draft/bottle beers to house cocktails!


3. Art & Studio Tour, November 3rd & 4th

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Self-guided, citywide walking tour of galleries, artist studios and group exhibitions with over 100 artists, photographers and musicians featured! Enjoy art demonstrations, spoken word and live musical performances for free. Find out more information on these two art-filled days here.


4. NJMOM Baby Expo, November 4th

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Are you an expecting mother (or father)? NJMOM is hosting an exclusive event for expecting parents on November 4th at the W Hoboken. There will be over 60 baby and toddler brands featuring the best baby gear and accessories as well as local services and many more! Not to mention there will be educational seminars, demos and BIG raffles accompanied by some healthy bites in the relaxed setting at the W. Buy your ticket here!


5. General Election, November 6th


Your vote matters! Be sure to make it to the poll stand on November 6th to have your opinion count in this years Midterm Elections.


6. Liturgy of the Blue Mass, November 8th

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Take part in the 26th Annual Liturgy of the Blue Mass at The Pig and Parrot Pub & Grill in honoring and in memory of law enforcement personnel. Enjoy $3 drafts, $5 Absolut drinks, food specials and $5 shot specials!


7. The Benjamins @ Willie McBride’s, November 9th


Enjoy a unique combination of classic, modern, elegance and edge by seeing the Benjamins perform live at Willie McBride’s on November 9th. Formed in 1999, they are constantly evolving their live show while still maintaining their successful roots. You don’t want to miss it!


8. Hoboken Cocktail Week, November 9th-18th

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Couldn’t get enough of the June Cocktail Week? Don’t worry, we brought back Cocktail Week for November! Stay tuned for more details and specials to come.


9. Veterans Day, November 12th

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Be sure to show your appreciation to all military veterans for their service to our country. We are the land of the free BECAUSE of the brave.


10. Thanksgiving Ginfusion Cocktail Class @ The Winston, November 14th

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In this Thanksgiving edition cocktail class at The Winston, learn how to shake, pour and stir delicious Gin cocktails. This class will include cocktail instructions from The Winston’s Beverage Director and Head Mixologist. And when you’re feeling up to it – you will create sample Gin cocktails (with tasty infusions) and even make your own custom Gin cocktail recipes! Buy your tickets and get mixing!


11. Bin 14’s 10th Anniversary, November 16th

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Join Chef/Owner of Bin 14, Anthony Pino, and his wife and business partner, Liz Pino, in celebrating 10 intoxicating years of Bin 14 for this Anniversary Tasting. This event will include a walking tour of over 20 wineries while staying all under one roof (and Bin 14’s secluded backyard). Book your reservation today so you enjoy this extravagant wine tasting and celebration.


12. 5th Annual Turkey Trot, November 17th


Saturday, November 17th is Hoboken’s 5th Annual Turkey Trot. It will start and finish at Pier A, and the race will go along the waterfront. The 1-Mile Fun Run will start at 9:30am followed by a 5K run at 10am.


13. Thanksgiving, November 22nd

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Be sure to eat lots of turkey, stuffing, and apple pie, and of course – don’t forget to tell the people around you how thankful you are to be in their life. There is always something to be thankful for.


14. November Happy Hour, November 29th

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Don’t miss out on the November Happy Hour at The Shepherd & the Knucklehead where you can enjoy many different specials on November 29th! Stay tuned for more details.

Written by Shayna McCarthy

Shayna is a Jersey Girl to the core. She grew up in Marlboro, New Jersey and has been living in Hoboken for the last 3 years. She never found herself to be a city girl, but Hoboken has become her second home. She is a rising senior at Stevens Institute of Technology and is doing her best to stay above water this midterm season. She is definitely not ready to graduate but excited to start her full-time position in June. Thanksgiving is her all-time favorite holiday and she can’t wait to head on home, have some of her mom’s homemade apple cider and relax with her family.