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Thousands Attend 2023 WO Street Fair


WEST ORANGE, NJ – On June 3, the 2023 West Orange Street Fair attracted thousands of visitors who enjoyed local crafters, food from local vendors, street performers, a classic car show, a beer and wine garden, live music, free admission to the Thomas Edison Museum and more.


“We were thrilled to welcome thousands of visitors for the return of the annual West Orange Street Fair,” said Downtown West Orange Alliance Executive Director Megan Brill. “It is always rewarding to see crowds enjoying themselves and to see all the hard work of our volunteers, who along with our sponsors and vendors, make this event possible.”


In addition to vendors from throughout the tri-state area showcasing their wares at the West Orange Street Fair, the event also featured dishes from local West Orange favorites Benji’s Taqueria Mexican Grill, Puras PaletasSupreme Bakery, and NEW Downtown favorites Fat Daddyz and Yeshi’s Smoothies. Thousands of attendees enjoyed browsing the many sites and unique attractions.


Favorite costumed characters, including a T-Rex, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Disney Princesses, Minions and more were a hit with children, who also played games, had their faces painted, made crafts and enjoyed live music. Adventurous people climbed a 24’ extreme rock-climbing wall, and adults sampled tasty libations in the lively beer and wine garden entertained adults.


The Edison Classic Car Show featured a fleet of classic cars. Proceeds from the Classic Car Show will benefit the Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park to further preserve the Edison legacy. The Thomas Edison Museum also offered free admission the entire day.


The event was made possible by its loyal attendees and generous sponsors. Lead sponsors include West Orange Edison Lofts and Weichert Realtors of West Orange, with additional sponsors including The Kendell Financial Group, Dogwood Green Dispensary, Kinsella Fence and Rail, Columbia Bank, and NJ Governmental Services, LLC. In-kind sponsors include Select Auto & Truck Repair, MK Party Designz, and Advantage Pest Control, with the Rock Wall being made possible by Uptown Screen Printing & Embroidery.


For more information on Downtown West Orange, visit the Downtown West Orange Alliance website or call (973) 325-4109.

For more information about West Orange, NJ, visit the website or call (973) 325-4100.


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