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This Week in the HDSID: October 29 – November 4 ~ Halloween 2018

All the goblins, ghouls and ghosts are coming out to play…it’s Halloween! While a chill is in the air and frightening sights are all around, we have many fun activities that would even bring a zombie back to life!

Halloween Karaoke Theme Night at LITM

Start the Halloween week off the right way at LITM’s Halloween Karaoke Theme Night! Enjoy the musical stylings of your follow ghouls and ghosts and sing Halloween-themed karaoke songs to your heart’s content!

Aside from the music, you’ll enjoy:

  • $5 Happy Hour 5:00 – 7:00: martinis, wine & beer
  • $7 mules all night
  • $11 fish and chips all night

The fun begins, Monday at 9:00 pm until 12:30 am.


140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey

War of the Worlds 2018: An 80th Anniversary Live Recreation

On Tuesday, October 30 at 8:00 pm celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the “War of the Worlds” broadcast at the Liberty Science Center! Experience the panic, confusion and terror of the famous Orson Welles broadcast from the LSC planetarium with their live recreation. It’s a great precursor to Halloween!

Get your tickets at

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey


Goth Prom: Countdown to Halloween at LITM

After you experience the terror from the War of the Worlds live recreation, put on your “funeral best” as per LITM and enjoy their Goth Prom!

Funeral best + drinks + candy + music = a great night! This will help you prepare for the big day…Halloween! And with every prom, a King and Queen of Halloween will crowned and will receive a prize. A small note, please avoid the Carrie theatrics, blood is a little hard to come out of polyester.

October 30


140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey

Halloween Family Bash

Are you ready for a frighteningly good time? Get ready for the Halloween Family Bash on the Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall on October 31, 3:00 – 7:00! There will be face-painting, a bouncy house, music, popcorn and CANDY…and more candy!


Halloween at Pet Shop

After you enjoy the bouncy houses and get your candy fix at the HDSID Halloween Bash, check out Pet Shop for a free show featuring:

  • The Ramopes
  • Van Hailin
  • Danzag

The fun starts at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31

Pet Shop JC

193 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Annual Halloween Bash & Costume Contest at LITM

The fun starts early on Halloween at LITM! Check out their Annual Halloween Bash and costume contest and start the “night” at 5:00 until 12:30!

LITM knows how to host a great party and guests will enjoy:

  • Halloween- themed Cocktails
  • Candy (while supplies last of course)
  • Dancing the night away in your costume (and you enjoy special discounts if you are wearing a Halloween costume!)
  • Prize for the Best in Show, i.e. Best Costume!


140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey


Halloween Night: The Ghost of Uncle Joe’s : Resurrection at FM

Goblins, witches, and humans like live music. So, (The) Rock-it Docket and FM have a hellish (in a great way) night planned for you and all of your monster friends:

  • 8:00 The Velvet Underground by Dan Solo and the Rebellions
  • 8:50 The White Strips by Stacy Barrett and Tom Barrett
  • 9:40 The Sex Pistols by NO FUTURE
  • 10:30 Vampire Weekend by members of Hey Anna
  • 11:20 The Who by The Pinball Wizards

With special guest DJ Scott Shannon and the Midnight Zoo Crew….what?!?

FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge

340 Third Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Day of the Dead at Orale

If you survived all of those Halloween events and want to prolong the ghoul-fest, Orale Mexican Kitchen is having a Day of the Dead celebration on Thursday, November 1! Enjoy great food, music and all night HAPPY HOUR! Keep the ghost-vibes going!


Orale Mexican Kitchen

341 Grove St, Jersey City, New Jersey

Have a ghoulishly fun time this Halloween and don’t let the zombies bite!

Hard Grove Restaurant Fundraiser

Borinquen sigue llamando…sigamos respondiendo‘ event happening Sunday, November 11, 2018 starting at 3:00 pm at Hard Grove. There will be live entertainment, silent auction, open bar, and dinner!

Donations will be accepted and should be made out to the Carevel Foundation to support the recovery effort from the devastation of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Learn more and RSVP here:

Don’t forget every Monday and Thursday, 4:00 – 8:00pm the Historic Downtown Farmer’s Market at the Grove PATH Plaza.

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