Garwood Rocks Street Fair- Sunday, June 2nd from 10am-6pm
Garwood is revving up to rock out and enjoy a full day of family fun! We are pleased to announce that the sixth annual Garwood Rocks street fair, hosted by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) and Event Director Carol Ann Kearney, will take place on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (rain or shine) in downtown Garwood. Please not that this year the event has been extended to 6 p.m. Center Street will be closed to traffic from South Avenue to Unami Park beginning at 7 a.m.
Garwood Rocks features a classic car show hosted by “Hot Rod Mike” which is expected to draw over 250 cars this year, in addition to an all-day live stage, entertainment, vendors, and festival food including many area favorite food trucks. Our happy stilt walkers and jugglers will also return for entertainment all along Center Street. Artisans and craftspeople will display paintings, pottery, photography, handmade jewelry, furniture and many other unique gifts.
There will also be a KidZone, located at the local Westfield Y, featuring exotic animals, a petting zoo, pony rides and an interactive demonstration using fire hoses by the Garwood Fire Department. The KidZone will also feature a free bicycle helmet giveaway by the Union County Police Department and free “wanted poster” photos provided by the Union County Sheriff’s Office Identification Bureau.
The Crossroads is sponsoring both the Beer & Wine Garden and the Garwood Rocks stage, featuring the Valencia School of Music kicking it off at 10 a.m. followed by your local RMC RockShop Band at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy the cool sounds of the Barry Blues Band at 12:30 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., Missing Aimee will begin their show, followed my Riff Raff at 3:30 p.m. Mushmouth closes it out at starting at 5 p.m. with all your favorite Tom Petty rock!
Let’s get ready to ROCK all day in Garwood on Sunday, June 2rd! Admission is free!
Please note that pets, skateboarding, and roller blading are prohibited in the Garwood Rocks area. This rule is for the safety of attendees of all ages, and also for the safety of the animals. For further information, please contact the GWACC, 908-233-3021, or visit the website www.gwaccnj.com and look for Street Fairs.
Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce
For over 70 years, GWACC (the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce) has been connecting commerce and community. The GWACC promotes the economic prosperity of businesses primarily in Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield. It is the largest association of businesses and nonprofits in our area. Members include business owners, professionals, managers and operators. Membership cultivates the opportunity to build relationships, partner, make referrals, increase business, attend lunch and learns, and support the community.
The GWACC hosts three street fairs each year, two in Downtown Westfield and one in the center of Garwood and a music festival in Lagrande Park in Fanwood. The chamber also operates the Westfield Farmers Market. The GWACC monthly networking events — one in the early morning and one directly after work — serve as an opportunity for current members to network with each other regularly and for prospective members to come see what we’re all about. In addition, the Professional Women’s Committee organizes networking events specifically tailored to women business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
For more information about the GWACC, visit www.gwaccnj.com. You can also call the office at 908-233-3021 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Our office is now located at 212 Lenox Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090