Rainy Day Activities in Jersey City 

Fall started off weeks with rain in Jersey City. Residents got discouraged from doing activities; however, in this city, precipitation doesn’t restrict a local from having an incredible time.  

Check out these things to do on a rainy day – 


Pinwheel Garden Dumpling and Noodle Bar

Order some Asian Cuisine on a cozy day at this Bergen Lafayette restaurant. Pinwheel Garden Dumpling and Noodle Bar is a family-owned restaurant that serves authentic Asian-American food. From their delicious dumplings to their one-of-kind rice bowls, eating here is a must.

318 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304


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KO Cafe 

Stay dry at this trendy coffee spot that sits on Grand and Communipaw. KO Cafe is an African inspired cafe that holds magnificent art, on top of multiple creative events, such as live performances monthly, open mics, and many others.

722 Grand Street, Jersey City 07304


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Sandy Mones Pottery

Get crafty on a day full of inspiration at Sanes Mones Pottery in the Greenville area. The studio offers one-time experience, such as: wheel throwing, wheel throwing for 2, and Píntame – Paint Me. In addition, their sessions range from beginner to advanced, and hold workshops that focus on different techniques.

503 Garfield Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305


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902 Brewing Co. 

The sound of rain drops falling with a cold brew is pretty ideal. 902 Brewery is located on Pacific Ave and serves over 15 refreshing beers on tap and over 12 cans. In addition, they offer special deals and events with performances almost every day of the week. Try out some local favorites with live entertainment on selective days.

101 Pacific Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304


Zahara Day Spa

What’s more relaxing than getting a facial on a rainy day? Zahara Day Spa uses natural Moroccan beauty blends to give guests a rejuvenating skin experience. Facial experiences include: Le Stress Relief, Le Ultimate Glow, Acne Healing Pores Purifying, and Zahara Regeneration Peel.

403 Monmouth St #2603, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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PD Billiards 

An active indoor activity on a damp day only makes sense. PD Billiards is Jersey City’s go to place to play pool, and it’s located around McGinley Square. 

911 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07306


WORD Bookstore 

Founded in 2007 this independent bookstore throws reading events twice a week and open mics once a month. Spend a rainy day filled with literature. Also, for customers who don’t know what to read, they list a staff pick which is updated monthly, and give a “bookish advice column,” which includes socially advice books.

29 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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Museum of Jersey City History 

Spend a rainy day and learn more about your favorite city in the Museum of Jersey City History. This museum expresses the diversity, community stories, and uniqueness about the city. The Tree House is MJCH’s “home throughout the day” that is a major landmark and each month visitors can take advantage of the open house. 

Other features of the museum include: sales of clothes and wooden antiques, information on Revolutionary Hero, Marquis de Lafayette, and a pop-up exhibit on a collection of classic furniture.

298 Academy St, Jersey City, NJ 07306


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ReWax and UnWine Candle Making Bar 

Smell soothing scents on a serene type of day at ReWax and UnWine Candle Making Bar

This candle making place provides a calming and fun experience for guests.

2 Division Street, Jersey City, NJ, USA


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Jersey City Free Public Library: Miller Branch 

The smell of aged books on a showery day just feels zen. Get a library card and hang out at Jersey City Free Public Library: Miller Branch around the West Side of Jersey City. Applying for a library card online is extremely convenient and one of the major benefits includes free museum passes for the following: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and American Museum of Natural History. 

489 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304

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Roots Yoga Studio 

A yoga instructor once said that the rain is a day full of cleanse and yoga highly assists with purifying the body. Roots Yoga Studio, a Journal Square yoga studio provides group yoga classes, private lessons, and Reiki (release of mental, physical, and emotional pain).

2983 John F. Kennedy Blvd #403, Jersey City, NJ 07306


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Puzzle Out: Escape Room Jersey City

Lastly, rainy weather doesn’t restrict you from having a unique experience. Get challenged at the Puzzle Out: Escape Room as customers have the option of: Friends & Family events, team building or private parties. 

They have multiple games such as: Grand Theft Jersey City, Haunted Escapes, Downtown Countdown and many more.

317 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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So don’t depend on “perfect” weather for a fun day in Jersey City! 


Tiffany Thomas
Author: Tiffany Thomas