Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the HDSID

Still looking for something to do this New Year’s Eve? There are some great local spots hosting events on Saturday. Be sure to make reservations if it’s suggested & have a Happy & Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Barcade
will be ringing in the New Year with a selection of rare aged drafts and specialties! These massive brews are the perfect way to start 2017! Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. No reservations, no cover charges, no fuss!  See the full draft list here!

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Barcade is located at 163 Newark Ave. Jersey City NJ



Orale Mexican Kitchen
is hosting a Dr. Suess theme NYE bash! $125 includes a 4 course menu, open bar, & Champagne toast at midnight. More info!

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Orale is located at 341 Grove Street Jersey City, NJ



Raval Tapas & Cocktail Lounge
 
is ringing in 2017 with DJ George Soul & a $40 open bar starting at 10pm.  More info!

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Raval is located at 136 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ



South House Bar & Restaurant
Hit the dance floor Saturday Night Fever Style this Saturday. No cover, late night food stations, and a champagne toast.

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South House is located at 149 Newark Ave Jersey City NJ


Ring in the New Year at Porta
Enjoy a Procsecco toast at 6pm to celebrate the Italian New Year. Last dinner seating will be at 10pm followed by 2 DJ sets starting at 10:30pm. Late night pizza available until 2am!

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Porta Pizza JC  is located at 135 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ


Ring in the New Year at LITM
Special dinner menu, champagne drink specials and watch the ball drop on their big screen! Then, dance the night away with DJ Nappanott and welcome 2017. ABSOLUTELY NO COVER! Reserve your table now at LITM.com.

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LITM is located at 140 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ


Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Archer
Seasonal cocktail specials, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight! No cover and no reservations required. First come first served 21+. Let’s end 2016 with a bang!

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The Archer is located at 176 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ


NYE at Atlas Public House 
Tickets $125 per person. Groups of 4 or more $100 per person
Open bar from 9pm-2am, passed hors d’oeuvres 9pm-11pm, & a Champagne toast
Call 201-479-8353 to purchase tickets.

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Atlas Public House is located at 130 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ


Mathews Food & Drink
Will host 2 dinner seatings – 5:30pm & 9pm. Be sure to make your reservations now, space is limited. View menu here!

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Mathews is located at 351 Grove Street Jersey City, NJ 


Lucky 7’s Dance Party
Enjoy a $40 open bar (optional) and enjoy DJ Nikki Mixx until 4am!

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Lucky 7 is located at 322 2nd Street Jersey City, NJ 


And don’t forget to hit the Hair Room to get yourself glammed up! Call (201) 685-7244 to book your appointment.

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The Hair Room is located at 213 Montgomery Street Jersey City, NJ


 

The HDSID team wishes you a Happy and Safe New Year.
See you in 2017!

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Week of Dec. 19th -Dec. 25th

Monday Dec. 19th & 22nd– The Holiday Market on Grove
Shop directly from local Artists & Makers every Monday & Thursday at The Grove Street Path Station 4-8pm. This week’s artists and entrepreneurs include  Kafe Con Arte , a Jersey City based company that specializes in screen printed apparel and home goods • OM.Life Wellness Sanctuary a local Wellness Center •  The Lucky HoneyBee handcrafted candles, soaps, and body products •  TechnoChic DIY lightup greeting cards and craft kits. Plus many more amazing vendors!

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Monday Dec. 19th – Industry Night Ugly Sweater Party at Porta
Don your ugliest sweater and bring your industry pals to Porta at 10pm for an Industry Night Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! DJ Set by Jtower, Industry Night Specials, $5 gag gift swap and a party with the Porta Fam!
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Tuesday Dec. 20th  – Captain’s Meeting
Join Captain Nicholas Scerbo of The East District Police Department for his monthly meeting at M.S. 4 at 7:00PM
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Wednesday Dec. 21st Meditation Class
Step out of the Holiday madness for an hour of meditation at Modern Sage. This guided meditation class starts with a mindfulness reading followed by two 20 minute meditations. Beginners and advanced are welcome. Variety of styles incorporated.
$10 or monthly package available.


Wednesday Dec. 21st Mid-Week Comedy at Raval

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Week of Dec. 12th -Dec. 18th

Monday Dec. 12th & 15th – The Holiday Market on Grove
Shop directly from local Artists & Makers every Monday & Thursday at The Grove Street Path Station 4-8pm. This week’s artists and entrepreneurs include  Kafe Con Arte , a Jersey City based company that specializes in screen printed apparel and home goods • OM.Life Wellness Sanctuary a local Wellness Center •  The Lucky HoneyBee handcrafted candles, soaps, and body products •  TechnoChic DIY lightup greeting cards and craft kits. Plus many more amazing vendors!

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Wednesday Dec. 14th  – Hazel Baby Kids Essential Oil Class
Join Beth Conroy, a licensed acupuncturist, for an introduction to essential oils for you and your family at Hazel BabyTopics covered will include: Oils 101 Review • Support for healthy immune systems • Safety for all ages • Direct application techniques • Specific support for kids (stress, concentration, sleep-aid, colds/flus, fevers)

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Wednesday Dec. 14th  –LITM Hot Toddy Holiday Party & Benefit
Warm up your tummy with a hot drink and warm your heart  ❤ with holiday fun at LITM. This event will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County, which helps youth ages 5 to 21 gain tools to become successful in life. More info at BGCHC.org. Feel free to bring the kids for dinner!

HOT DRINK SPECIALS ALL NIGHT  – LIVE MUSIC – HOLIDAY MAKER MARKET – CARD MAKING STATION – MASSAGE BY KNEAD THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE – ‘LITTLE WONDERS’ SHOW & SILENT ART AUCTION – DRINK AND FOOD SPECIALS

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Friday Dec. 16th It’s Krampus VS. Santa in The Village!
Have you been Naughty or Nice? In Austro-Bavarian Alpine folklore, Krampus is a horned figure, who during the Christmas season, punishes children who have misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards the well-behaved with gifts. The Raven Gallery & Boutique is teaming up with Roflcopter Toys & Gifts to bring you a unique shopping experience featuring treats, sales on specialty items, unique toys, wearable art, and your chance to indulge your dark side at The Raven or be merry in a land of toys at Roflcopter.
Please note 2 locations for this event:
The Raven Gallery & Boutique 304 Newark Ave. Downtown Jersey City
Roflcopter Toys & Gifts, 298 Newark Ave. Downtown Jersey City

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Saturday Dec. 17th Hanukkah Cooking Class at Bambino Chef
This class is for kids ages 5-10 years old. Chocolate cinnamon rugelachs and fun are on the menu! $30 Drop off optional

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Saturday Dec. 18th – Bad Santa Pary at South House
Enjoy Holday Drink Specials starting at 8pm. South House is located at 149 Newark Ave. Downtwon Jersey City, NJ

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Sunday Dec. 18th Pictures with Santa & Food Drive at Bambino Chef
Get your free pictures with Santa at Bambino Chef when you donate a toy or food to the needy! 5:30-7:30pm

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For specific information regarding any of these great events, please contact the business directly! 

HDSID members can send their event listings to melissa.hdsid@gmail.com for inclusion. 

Week of Dec. 5th -Dec. 11th

Monday Dec. 5th – The Holiday Market on Grove
Shop directly from local Artists & Makers every Monday & Thursday at The Grove Street Path Station. 4-8pm  This week’s artists and entrepeneurs inlcude Ultraviolet NYC, Outer Limits Hot Sauce, D’Cositas Handmade, The Lucky HoneyBee, Jersey Plate Art and more!
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Tuesday Dec. 6th – LITM – The 10th Annual Little Wonders Small Art Show 
Enjoy $6 Van Gogh Drink Specials at the Bar while perusing hundreds of small artworks. Each piece is a small treasure, a tiny jewel, a miniature delight. While this is not a “holiday” or “winter” themed art show, LITM wants to make art available for the gift-giving season, so works may be taken at the time of purchase.  LITM is located at 140 Newark Ave Downtown Jersey City, NJ

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Tuesday Dec. 6th – 3 Little Birds hosts a Working Moms Night

6:30-7:45pm. Bring baby, bring wine or just bring yourself to discuss the challenges of meeting the needs of so many people and not losing yourself in the process. This support group is perfect for moms who are preparing to go back to work as well as our veteran working moms. Lead by Marci Mathew, the 3 Little Birds New Mom’s Support Group Leader. Marci is a doula, an art therapist, and a working mom of two. 3 Little Birds is located at 16 Erie Street Downtown Jersey City, NJ  $20 
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Wednesday Dec. 7th Mid-Week Comedy at Raval

Don’t miss the fun! Show starts at 8pm. Email events@ravaljc.com to reserve a seat. Raval is located at 136 Newark Ave Downtown Jersey City, NJ

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Thursday Dec. 8th The HDSID Tree & Menorah Lighting

The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District presents its Annual Historic Downtown Tree Lighting and Menorah Ceremony at the Pedestrian Mall on December 8th 5-6pm. Please join Mayor Fulop and Santa in celebrating the holiday season.
Plus, music by Matty Dee and Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School.

Free cookies for kiddos sponsored by Choc O Pain Bakery & Café, Ort Farms, Cookies N’ Crepes, Stony Hill Gardens & Farm Market, Bang Cookies, Stella’s Empanadas & Argentine Grill and Hoboken Farms

Thank you to SILVERMAN, GothamWest, Raval JC, Two Boots Jersey City, Roman Nose, Hard Grove Cafe, Congregation B’nai Jacob of Jersey City, for their generous sponsorship!

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Thursday Dec. 8th TEA NJ presents JC Poetry Slam

The poetry slam is a performance poetry competition with  eight poets battling it out for a chance to represent Jersey City at the National Poetry Slam. Thursday’s slam is by INVITATION. The OPEN MIC is for ANYONE who wants to hit the stage before the slam begins. Grab yourself a bubble tea and enjoy! Doors open at 6:30 PM and the show starts promptly at 7 PM. Early birds come by for a pre-slam poetry workshop at 6 PM. Admission is FREE Tea NJ 262 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

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Saturday Dec. 10th – Tiny Greenhouse hosts a Soap Making classes for kids!
Each team of craft loving parents, grandparents, caretakers and their kid (3-7 years) will make six beautifully shaped shea soap bars scented with one of 12 essential oils and craft their own gift bags. ‘Wow’ your friends and family with this personalized and useful treat. We have space for only 8 crafting teams. Be sure to reserve your spot in advance. $45 Register here

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Saturday Dec. 10th – K9dergarden’s Holiday Party & Pictures with Santa

Your 4 legged family member deserves some holiday cheer and the awkwardness of being put on a costumed man’s lap for pictures! This PAWty gets Started at 3pm. Santa pictures will go from 4-5. Holiday cheer, drinks, and food will be free and available all party! It’s always a great time, hope to see you there.

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Saturday Dec. 10th Make a Gingerbread House at  Bambino Chef!
Class starts at 5:30pm $45 Must register online 48 hrs in advance. Bamino Chef is located at 213 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ.

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For specific information regarding any of these great events, please contact the business directly! 

HDSID members can send their event listings to melissa.hdsid@gmail.com for inclusion.