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Your Guide to 12 {Can’t-Miss} Hoboken Events this Weekend: 12/19-22

Thursday, 12/19

HHH December Happy Hour @ The Pig and Parrot

pig and parrot

Join our squad at 7pm for our Monthly Happy Hour at The Pig & Parrot! This is a FREE event, but we’ll have exclusive food & drink specials only for those who RSVP!

Your FREE RSVP Gets You:

  • $3 Domestic Drafts
  • $5 Tito’s, Jameson, Jack Daniels, Tanqueray, & Jose Cuervo Drinks
  • $4 House Wine

Food Specials Include:

  • 50% Off Nachos, Quesadillas, Chips & Guac, Chicken Fingers, Mozzarella Sticks
  • $0.50 Wings


Please check in with us at the front door and we’ll give you a stamp to enjoy all of the awesome specials!

$1 Tacos @ McSwiggans


Who doesn’t love a good taco deal?? Plus, Swigs has Taco Bell beat with these drink specials:

  • $3 Spicekey Shots
  • $3 Bud Light Bottles and Drafts
  • $5 White Claw Cans
  • $5 Any Beer

Seasonal Menu @ Urban Coalhouse

Screen Shot 2019-10-14 at 11.04.40 AMIt may be freezing, but it’s still Fall! Enjoy a curated seasonal menu from Urban Coalhouse, complete with a festive cocktail!


Friday, 12/20

Happy Hour @ Green Rock

green rock apps

Happy hour lasts 3 hours at Green Rock. Stop by after the last full work week of the year and take advantage of 1/2 Priced Mugs & Tap Wine.

$4 Mystery Beers @ The Ale House

Ale House Tecate

If you like to gamble, stop by the Ale House any time before 10pm on Fridays and pay only $4 for each “mystery bottle” of beer. If you prefer to know what you’re getting yourself into, you can order these specials before 10pm:

  • $5 Jameson Caskmates, Jäger, or Fireball
  • $7 Ale House Mules

10 at 10 @ Bin 14

bin 14

At the end of the night, have a night cap at Bin 14. Starting at 10pm, all cocktails, wines by the glass from the featured menu, and premium bubbles are just $10 each.


Saturday, 12/21

Jingle Bell 5k @ Pier A Park

hoboken Jingle bell 5k

Image: Hoboken Jingle Bell 5k Facebook

Pull up your sleigh to a family-friendly event everyone in the community can enjoy! Put on your antlers, red noses, elf shoes, and Santa hats, and sprinkle some holiday cheer throughout the streets of Hoboken. Run times below and more info here.

  • 1-Mile Fun Run Starts @ 9am
  • 5K Run Starts @ 9:30am

Holiday Crafts Fair @ Hoboken Historical Museum

hoboken holiday crafts fair

Image: Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Museum’s 11th Annual Holiday Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday & Sunday December 21-22 from 12-5pm. Stop by to see the holiday decor, peruse the craft tables, and experience the music and refreshments to get into the spirit!

Naughty or Nice @ Madd Hatter


Are you naughty or nice? Dress up in festive gear and head to the party at Madd Hatter starting at 9pm!


Sunday, 12/22

Brunch @ The Ainsworth

Ainsworth breakfast burger

Make a res for your crew, because you won’t want to miss Sunday brunch at The Ainsworth. For $39 per person, get one brunch entrée and get a bottle of prosecco with mixers. This brunch special lasts until 4pm, which is just enough time to catch the 1pm Sunday football game. Additional football specials include:

  • $2 Bud Light Drafts
  • $15 Bud Light Towers
  • $5 Game Day Menu

Football Sunday @ Mulligan’s


Drop by Mulligan’s Sunday afternoon for the Eagles game and enjoy these specials:

  • $3 pints
  • $10 pitchers of Yuengling or Bud Light
  • $14 buckets of domestic beer
  • $25 buckets of White Claw

Late Night Happy Hour @ Pilsener Haus

Pilsener Haus pretzel

Catch the late game Sunday at Pilsener Haus during their Late Night Happy Hour. From 8pm-Close, they have quite a few specials:

  • $5 1/2 Liter Pilsener Haus Original
  • 1/2 Price Haus Pretzel
  • $6 Haus Wine
  • $6 Specialty Apps: Potato Pancakes, Brussel Sprouts, Gebackene Champignons
  • $7 Haus Cocktails
  • $13 Bier & Brat

Written by Amanda Eitzen

A local since 2013, Amanda fancies herself a Hoboken guru; generously imposing her bar and restaurant opinions on friends and strangers who never ask for it. If you don’t see her at happy hour, she’s doing 9-to-5 marketing, sweating in some sort of fitness routine, or chowing down on delicious, yet healthy, foods. Follow @fodmarathon to see what she’s up to besides grabbing drinks around town.