The upcoming weekend is packed with family friendly events in Hoboken and Jersey City. But don’t worry we’ve also included some adult fun, too.
Skate with Santa
Test out how slick your are on skates at the Charlie Heger Ice Skating Rink in Jersey City this Saturday at noon. Skate with Santa is a free event, and as an added bonus, you can get a free photo with Kris Kringle.
Light refreshments will be served. Skate rentals are $4 for children and adults and just a buck for seniors.
Learn more here.
807 Summit Ave., Jersey City
Hoboken Mommies Holiday Party and Toy Drive
Our friends at Hoboken Mommies 24/7 have partnered with Hoboken Family Alliance for their annual toy drive this Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pilsener Haus in Hoboken. Anyone planning on attending should bring a toy to donate. There will be goodies for your kiddos and Pilsener Haus specials for you!
But don’t forget to RSVP here.
1422 Grand St., Hoboken
Santa's Elf Factory and Vendor Village
Your youngster will have a blast decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus, getting their photo taken with Santa, creating ornaments and Christmas cards and dancing with elves while you get some Christmas shopping done at the Vendor Village next door.
The cost for the day’s activities, which begin at 10 a.m. at Victory Hall in Jersey City is $20 per child, but if you come bearing a gift for Toys for Tots, you’ll get a three dollar discount.
Reserve your spot here.
186 Grand St., 3rd Floor, Jersey City
Holiday Craft Fair
If you don’t already have a pile of gifts towering from your living room floor from all the craft fairs going on this month, here’s another chance to do so. The Hoboken Historical Museum is hosting a free craft fair this Saturday, Dec. 14 at noon. Pick up knitwear, jewelry, pieces of art from talented local artists and home decor.
Learn more here.
1301 Hudson St., Hoboken
NJYP After Work Social
As we previously mentioned, anyone ages 21-39 is welcome to go to 1 Republik in Hoboken today at 6p.m. Your first cocktail will be free of charge and the rest of the night will be full of drink specials like $5 Ketel One drinks and giveaways of branded tie clips, business card holders, and iPhone cases.
Find out more about NJYP here.
221 Washington St., Hoboken
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