Galentine Day, celebrated on (or around) February 13 each year, is the best way to honor female friendships. This might be our favorite thing in February! From drag brunches to trivia with cocktails, there’s something for every crew to do in town this year. Read below for more information on Galentine’s Day events and happenings in Hoboken and Jersey City for a special girls night out.
Decorating Cookies at the Hudson Table
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On February 13 from 3-4:30 p.m., Hudson Table is hosting a Valentine’s Day cookie decorating event. This is a family event, which makes it perfect for pals of all ages, or even a multi-generational outing. This is a great weekend activity to do after a Sunday brunch to celebrate Galentine Day.
Check Out The Jersey City Comedy Jam
Kicking off Valentine’s Day weekend with the Comedy Jam at 902 Brewing Co, 101 Pacific Avenue, Jersey City on Friday, February 11. In addition to the laughs, expect a live DJ and food and dessert trucks. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.
Savor winter cocktails with your gang
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Galentine’s Day falls on the weekend this year, which means more time for bar hopping in Hoboken or Jersey City. It would be a great opportunity to have a unique experience like exploring the tasting room with friends at Corgi Spirits in Jersey City. To see Hoboken’s Daughter Ultimate guide to winter drinks here for more ideas.
Galentine’s Day Brunch
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Check out Monroe’s Galentine Drag Brunch on February 6. Get ready for bottomless mimosas and lots of fun here. Reservations can be made here.
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Evening enjoying the local agreements
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Hoboken is known for its outstanding wine bars and restaurants which make a wine and cheese night an ideal way to observe Galentine’s day. On February 9, you can celebrate with local wine and cocktail pairings. Sorellina will be offering a wine, cheese and chocolate pairing flight, or head to Sirenetta for specials on Bubbles & Rose paired with Oysters & Raw Bar. For festive Galentine’s Day cocktails, head to Backstage. Check out our local pairing guide for more wine pairing ideas for your evening.
Plan a wellness day for the girls
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Hoboken and Jersey City are packed with coveted wellness locations and services, from hydrafacial to acupuncture to lymphatic drainage and more. The multi-level indoor/outdoor spa, Sojo Spa is an area staple for a luxury experience in Edgewater, NJ. For a full list of feel-good activities to pamper the gang, check out our comprehensive guide.
Send a Galentine’s Gram and go shopping
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Head to Margo Market on Washington Street to send a Galentine Card to local friends or anywhere in the country. Grams have cute and thought-provoking phrases and illustrations. Make a day of it and explore local shops in Hoboken and Jersey City.
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Take a class
For yogi girlfriends, Sweven Hoboken at Antique Loft is hosting a yoga class with Lindsey Rozmes on February 16. It’s the perfect place to celebrate girl power while enjoying those views of the New York skyline. Tickets will be available soon and can be reserved here. It’s a perfect activity to enhance your daily workout. Check out our complete guide to unique workout classes in the area.
tie dye party
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Plan a sip and tie-dye party for your Galentine’s day with Tipsy Tie Dye. This activity is sure to bring the group together, with plenty of nostalgia. Book your reservation here for a creative event.
Office Valentine’s Day Quiz at Schmitty’s
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Schmitty’s Hoboken is known around town for being a dog-friendly cocktail and craft beer spot, but did you know it also hosts quiz nights? If your group likes Office, plan a girls’ night out on Tuesday, Feb. 9 for Valentine’s Day office trivia. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets can be reserved here.
Celebrating Galentine Businesswomen’s Day
To celebrate friendships and women’s health, the Hudson County Business Women’s Chapter dresses in red and pink for a Galentine event at Madison. The dinner will take place on February 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. The Madison is always a great choice for after-dinner drinks, so stick around for post-event martinis with your group.