Jersey City Family Activities & Events

Here are some of the family-friendly events, activities and deals you can enjoy this week in the Jersey City and Hoboken area!


Groove on Grove 

Normally Groove on Grove is on Wednesdays, but this week you can catch it tomorrow for JC Fridays at the Grove Street PATH Plaza. Listen to music from Ghetto Folk and Devi. Don’t forget the beer and liquor provided by Barcade, Saigon Café and Hard Grove Cafe. Friday, June 1 from 5pm – 11pm rain or shine. At the Grove Street PATH Plaza.

Torico’s Reopens! 

As we reported last week, Torico’s Ice Cream Parlor reopens tomorrow! Get delicious homemade ice cream for the first time in a year and a half. Friday, June 1 from 11am – 11pm at 20 Erie Street, Jersey City.

A Sound Start Demo Classes 

This Friday catch some FREE demo classes from A Sound Start. Classes include Kindermusik and Itsy Bitsy Yoga. Click here for class times. Also, the normal Saturday drop-in music class is free at 11am. No reservations required for any of the classes. Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 at A Sound Start, 489 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City.

Bike JC Ward Tour 

This bike tour spans 15 miles and goes through all six wards of Jersey City. Click here for a map of the route. In person rider registration begins at 9:30am at Exchange Place and the tour begins at 11am.  The tour ends and the fun begins at 1pm – 5pm back at Exchange Place with live music, beer and “Not Yo Mama’s Craft Fair.” Sunday, June 3 beginning at 11am at Exchange Place, Jersey City. Rain date June 10.

Hoboken Family Fun Nights Begin 

The family fun begins on Tuesday and kicks off with Polka Dot Pals. These FREE outdoor performances offer fun for the whole family every Tuesday night! Tuesday, June 5 at 7pm at Shipyard Park, Hoboken.

Deals of the Day

NJ Children’s Museum 

This Groupon deal is offering a visit for two or four to the Children’s Museum in Paramus. Choose from two options: $10 for two tickets ($20 value) or $18 for four tickets ($40 value). Limited quantities available! Map.


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