Friday, August 14, 2015

Weekend Events

Jersey City is feeling very multi-cultural this weekend so get out there and enjoy it!

Today is the Journal Square Green Market with Bang Me Bakery, Taproot Organics, Stella's Empanadas, & more. This market seems like it's growing by the week, so make sure to check it out.

La Festa Italiana will continue every night through Sunday with music, games, 50/50, bull-riding (!) and lots and lots of food.

After water damage from a fire in the upper floors of their building shut them down, Taqueria Viva Mexico is opening back up today!

Departed Soles Brewing Company will be opening its doors on Friday from from 4-7pm and Saturday from 12-5pm for taste tests of some of their pilot kegs.

On Saturday, check out the Van Vorst Farmer's Market from 8:00am-3:30pm or the Arlington Park market from 9:00am-2:00pm

There will be a pig roast in the courtyard of Schroeder Lofts from 12pm-3:30 this Saturday. There's a suggested donation of $7 and all proceeds will go to benefit the Hamilton Park Conservancy.

The Indian Independence Day celebration will start in Hamilton Park at 3pm with live music, kids' activities, and traditional Indian food as well as various other vendors. 

The Puerto Rican Parade and Festival is also this weekend, running both Saturday and Sunday. The parade will begin at Lincoln Park around 1pm where they'll make their way to Exchange Place for the  two day festival, which begins at 12pm on Saturday for those not attending the parade. There will be music, dancing, LOTS of food, and drinks and the festival will run until 9pm on Sunday.

On Sunday, both the Riverview Farmer's Market and Farmer's Market at Lincoln Park will be going strong. The Riverview Market will have free health screenings, yoga, and boot camp classes and Bone-In is offering some special cuts of steak, available to preorder and pick-up. 

Have a great weekend, Jersey City!

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