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Your Guide to 18 {Can’t-Miss} Hoboken Events This Weekend: 5/24 – 5/28

Thursday 5/24

Red Nose Day @ Cadillac Cantina, Texas Arizona, The HUB and Mike’s Wild Moose Saloon

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Cadillac Cantina, Texas Arizona, The HUB, Mike’s Wild Moose Saloon (and Venti Pizza) are offering a special promotion for Red Nose Day. Purchase a red nose for $10, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Red Nose charity. It will also give you access to a private party with drink and food specials at each location. Sign up in advance at any of the participating locations, and pick up your red nose and wrist band at the door on the day of the event.

Thirsty Thursday @ The Ale House


Get your holiday weekend started early at The Ale House! From open until 10pm you can get:

  • $5 Cask & Crew Whiskey Drinks
  • $5 Flavored Vodka Drinks
  • $7 Ale House Mules

All day, every day, The Ale House offers FREE pool, shuffleboard and darts as well as these $5 drinks:

  • Jameson Shots
  • Hoboken Ale
  • Lagunitas IPA and Bronx Banner.

All You Can Eat Pasta @ Hotel Victor

Hotel Victor Pasta Thursdays

If you’re looking to get in one last delicious carbohydrate-filled meal before you start your summer beach body diet — then head to Hotel Victor! For $13.99, you get unlimited pasta plus a glass of house wine. Wash that gluten deliciousness down with any of their happy hour specials that last until 7pm and include:

  • $3 Coors Light, Bud Light, Yuengling, and Blue Point Toasted Lager
  • $4 Goose Island IPA
  • $4 Well Drinks
  • $6 Jameson, 1/2 House Red and White Wine by the Glass
  • $20 Mix & Match Buckets of Beer (5)
  • $30 Bucket of Babes “White Girl Rose” (5)

The Tyler Fischer Comedy Show @ the Hoboken Public Library

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The Hoboken Public Library is presenting a very special comedy event from 6:30PM until 8PM. Tyler Fisher, from America’s Got Talent, Colbert and MTV is bringing his jokes to the Hoboken Library. For more information call the library at 201-420-2347.


Friday 5/25

Lunch Specials @ The Ainsworth

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Are you one of the lucky ones who Summer Friday means “Work from Home?” If so, boy, oh boy, do we have a Friday filled with goodness for you! First, start at the Ainsworth for their $11.99 Lunch Special. You get a choice of Classic Burger, Sandwich, or Salad with a Soft Drink.

Happy Hour @ Biggie’s

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Head to Biggie’s at 3pm for Happy Hour Specials. Not only is there a Happy Hour Food Menu, but the drink specials include:

  • $5 Specialty Margaritas & Mojitos
  • $5 Well Drinks
  • $1 Off Draft Beers
  • $5 House Wines
  • $5 Specialty Martinis

Prom @ Tally Hotally ho prom

Finish your Friday off at Tally Ho — where you can relive your High School Prom from 5-8pm. There will be drink specials and giveaways, and a Prom King and Queen will be crowned!

Memorial Day Weekend Barbecue @ House of ‘Que

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Head to House of ‘Que this weekend on any day for MDW specials! Enjoy extended happy hour ALL DAY on Friday and beer specials on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.


Saturday 5/26

Brunch @ Black Bear


Black Bear’s Brunch is served from 11am-3pm and includes:

  • $7 Make Your Own Bloody Mary
  • $5 Mimosas
  • $5 Blue Moon
  • $6 Manmosas
  • $6 Sangria

Rooftop Brunch @ City Bistro


Who wants to be on the ground during Memorial Day Weekend? Hit up Brunch at City Bistro from 10am-3pm. It includes:

  • $4 Mimosas, Bellinis & Bloodys
  • $8 Specialty “Adult” Coffees
  • $10 Signature Brunch Cocktails

Serve Dinner @ Hoboken Shelter

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If you’re looking to do some volunteering this Memorial Day Weekend, Redeemer Hoboken is looking for volunteers to help them serve dinner at the Hoboken Shelter. They donate their time every last Friday of the month. Check out their Facebook page for details.

Neighborhood BBQ @ Mile Square Church


Mile Square Church is throwing a Neighborhood BBQ at 455 9th Street, and you’re invited! Bring a camping chair or a picnic blanket. Grills get fired up at 12 noon.

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration with DJ Amixx @ The HUB

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Celebrate MDW with guest DJ Ryan Alphamix at The HUB. First 200 guests will get his new summer CD!


Sunday 5/27

Family Fun Day @ Pilsener Haus

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Family Fun Day at the Pilsener Haus is the last Sunday of the month from 12:30-3pm. It includes music from Big Jeff Music; face painters and balloon artists. Brunch is served from 12-3:30pm. Come with the family for the afternoon, and stay with the adults until the evening. Happy Hour is until 7pm and includes:

  • $5 Select Kitchen Plates (Potato Pancakes, Brussel Sprouts, Gebackene Champignons)
  • $5 House Cocktails, House Wine, 1/2L Pilsener Haus Original
  • $13 Brat & Bier specials

Bottomless Brunch @ Bin 14


If you haven’t tried the bottomless brunch at Bin 14 yet, now is your chance to do it! Hoboken usually clears out on holiday weekends, so it should be easier to get a table and enjoy all the delicious brunch options that Bin 14 has to offer. Here is the deal: $35 per person gets you 90 minutes of

  • Zeppoles
  • 1 small plate
  • 1 entrée
  • Unlimited Mimosas, Bellinis, & Bloody Marys
  • (From 10am-12pm, a kids brunch plate is only $5 for kids 8 and under!)


Monday 5/28

Memorial Day Party @ Maxwell Pier

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Starting at noon, Hoboken Grace is throwing a party at Maxwell Place Pier to celebrate and honor those who fought for our freedom. They will provide drinks and games, and you bring a snack to share. Everyone is welcome! For questions, email: James@hobokengrace.com.

Wheel of Fortune Viewing Party @ McSwiggans


Watch two of Hoboken’s very own, Chris Powell & Chris Clarke, as they play on the Wheel of Fortune! Cheer them on at the McSwiggans viewing party.

USMNT vs Bolivia @ Mulligan’s

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What’s more patriotic then watching a USA team play on Memorial Day? Head to Mulligan’s to catch the USA Men’s National Soccer Team take on Bolivia at 6pm.

Written by Joanne Kornelli

Joanne is a born and raised Jersey girl, that loves The Shore and her jean jacket. When she’s not producing video magic at her 9 to 5, she’s crossing off locations on her “Places I Want to Visit” list. One of her favorite travel memories is when she cried at the sight of the giant tortoises in the Galapagos Islands. Because that’s what happens when all your High School AP Environmental Science dreams come true.