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Posted on: May 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Cherry Street Festival


The City of Rahway in partnership with local businesses and the Special Improvement District is excited to announce the Chery Street Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  


Downtown Rahway’s historic Cherry Street will host a day full of great music, food, culture, and family-fun for all ages.  The day will start with delicious breakfast available at The Rahway Grill and The Coffee Box.  Outdoor activities will start with peaceful yoga and guided meditation.  Later in the morning the street will get rocking with three local bands including Holzli, Hollow Molly, and Wishy Washy.


Lunch will include a variety of offerings from all Cherry Street restaurants and a pizza food truck.   Family activities include street-sized Jenga and Connect Four.  The afternoon will include face painting and balloon sculptures.  In addition to the bands there will be a hip-hop dance performance by The Hive and a performance by the Rahway twirlers.


Cherry Street businesses will feature special items, sales, raffles and giveaways.


Schedule of Events


  • 8:00 AM – Restaurants Open for Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM – Outdoor Yoga
  • 10:00 AM – Guided Meditation & Soothing Sounds
  • 10:30 AM – Holzli band performs
  • 11:30 AM – Delicious Lunch – Restaurants & Food Trucks
  • 12:15 PM – Hollow Molly band performs
  • 1:45 PM – Street Performances
  • 2:15 PM – Wishy Washy band performs


Free parking is available all day in the Broad Street train parking lot.  There is easy NJ Transit access from the Rahway train station.  In case of rain activities will be moved inside the businesses.

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