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15 Ways to Keep Traditions Alive in Hoboken {Syllabus Week Edition}

Are you having trouble believing that summer is almost over and that you’re heading back to school (or work)? With Syllabus Week around the corner, here are 15 ways to keep traditions alive! Keep up on these traditions, and hopefully the transition from summer vacation into school will be seamless!

Sunday Funday

1. Sangria Sunday @ Mikie Squared

Sangria Mikie Squared

What better way to start off Syllabus Week than by hitting up good ol’ Sangria Sunday @ Mikie’s! Bring in your group for $10 pitchers and your choice of red or white sangria.


Monday Madness

2. All-You-Can-Eat-Wings @ McSwiggans

Boneless Bites McSwiggans

If Monday wasn’t crazy enough, as you headed back to class for the first time in awhile, or if you were making your way back to work, catch this crazy deal at McSwiggans Pub for $5 all-you-can-eat wings. Just make sure you leave some room for Taco Tuesday!


Taco {Tipsy} Tuesday

3. Taco Tuesday & Margs @ East LA

East LA Frozen Marg

You never want to miss out on an East LA marg, especially to help you get through your first week of classes! Happy hour is from 4-7pm and includes $4 Cerveza, 1/2 priced apps, and $6 margaritas.

4. 1/2 Priced Night @ Pilsener Haus Biergarten


You already know all of your friends are going to convince you to go – not much else to say other than “let’s meet at the Haus”. 50% off 90% of the menu on Tuesdays!

Wasted Wednesday

5. BYOB Dinner @ Ayame

ayame outside

Bring your drinks and definitely bring your appetite for a sizzling hibachi dinner or fresh sushi bar at Ayame. And make sure you get your Snapchat out in time so you don’t miss the volcano fire!

6. Karaoke @ Village Pourhouse

hoboken village pourhouse

Pour out your favorite drink and sing your heart out at the usual Wednesday Karaoke. Your wallet might get lighter, but the singing will only get better as the night goes on. See you there!


Thirsty Thursday

7. Race the Clock @ Birch

Race the Clock Birch

Instagram: @birchhoboken

Who will win – you or the clock? Race the Clock with $1 beers starting at 9pm and going up 25 cents every 30 mins. If that’s not enough – $3 green tea/Fireball shots & $5 drinks all night.

8. 1/2 Off @ Tally-Ho

Tally Ho Thursday

Would it really be a Thursday night if you didn’t join your buddies for half off at Tally-Ho? Enjoy the DJ, dance floor and great deals on all drinks for you to cruise right into Friday. At least it’s almost the weekend…


Freaky {Faded} Friday

9. Happy Hour @ Wicked Wolf

wicked wolf

“So did you get the 7-10pm or the 10-1am happy hour special?” –  It’s Friday night, and you know one of your friends won a happy hour.

10. Power Hour @ The Shannon


With the largest back room in Hoboken, break out your dance moves and enjoy The Shannon’s Power Hour including $5 shots and mixed drinks. Let’s weekend!

11. Live DJ @ Biggie’s

Biggies Live DJ

What better way to beat the weekdays and start the weekend than with Biggie’s Beats! Drink specials all night and a DJ that won’t make you want to leave.


Sanguine Saturday

12. Brunch @ The Turning Point

turning point

Had a rough Friday night ? Grab some brunch at the Turning Point – and did I mention it’s BYOB? No better way to cure your Saturday morning hangover than with a mimosa!

13. Mike’s Wild Moose Saloon

Mike's Wild Moose

Let the moose loose and release your inner country while you enjoy the Saloon’s happy hour until 8pm and the DJ starting at 9pm.

14. Dueling Pianos @ House of ‘Que

house of que dueling pianos

Never a dull moment at dueling pianos. Head on over to House of ‘Que to see the live show!

15. Live Bands & Limos @ Willie McBride’s


Willie's Limo

Why pay for a ride when you can show up in fashion for free? CALL FOR THE FREE LIMO RIDE TO WILLIES AND PAY NO COVER!! 201-681-7550. When you get there, enjoy the live band and Saturday drink specials ALL night.

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 can’t believe summer is almost over! She loves adventures, staying busy and definitely spending time with family and friends. If she’s not in Hoboken, find her cruising on her family’s boat and sippin’ a nice cold brew down the shore.