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5 Events You Can’t Miss This Weekend in NJ


Introducing the Newark International Film Festival
The 3-day festival will showcase the breadth of the film industry including screenings at a number of cultural anchor institutions and outdoor screenings (weather permitting), stunt exhibitions, pitch opportunities and auditions for TV and film, acting, directing, producing and crowd funding workshops, and much more.
Date: September 6-9
Cost: $10.00-$150.00

Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest

Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest features over 100 styles of spirits. Meet the distillers, master blenders, and other experts who will be in attendance. This is your chance to taste craft-distilled spirits from moonshine to mezcal. High end rum, cognac, whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila and more with majestic views of the city skyline.

Date: September 8th
Cost: $15.00-$75.00

Curlpalooza 2018! Natural Hair Festival & Poetry Slam

NEW JERSEY’S LARGEST NATURAL HAIR CARE FESTIVAL! Grab your lounge chair and head over to the outdoor festival space at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center for Curlpalooza! Curlpalooza is a day of Natural Hair, music, performances and empowerment. Join us to celebrate all hair, culture and support beauty brands that embrace women of color around the world. Tickets are $10 and $15 at the door. The first 50 women will get a fab swag bag. Limited Tix!
Date: September 8th
Cost: $10.00

Brown Girls Bar Crawl – Sip and Shop

It’s Fashion Week so it’s only right that we do a little shopping and a lot of cocktailing in these Brick City streets! Join Brown Girls Bar Crawl in partnership with Newark Fashion Forward for a seriously fashionable Sip and Shop.

We’re starting with happy hour specials just for us at the super chic Dutch’s Restaurant in the brand new TRYP by Wyndham hotel, then hitting only the best boutiques in Downtown Newark. Your ticket includes a fashionable Brown Girls Bar Crawl wristband plus a private shopping event where we crawl from venue to venue and sip cocktails just for us at each boutique.

Date: September 8th

Cost: $15.00


Bridge Arts Festival

A premiere Art, Music, Dance and Culture Event in Bayonne, New Jersey.

The Bridge Arts Festival features:

  • Artist Vendor Market
  • Food Truck Row
  • Beer Garden
  • Free Kids Craft Corner by Crafty Fox Studios
  • Two Stages of Entertainment – Music & Dance Performances

From 11:00am to 6:30pm, the festival includes musical performances from Anthony Fuscaldo (Jazz), Conundrum (Jazz Funk), Alicia Olatuja (Jazz Vocalist) and Los Hacheros (Salsa & Latin Jazz)..

Date: September 8th

Cost: Free

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