Community Event: Fishawack Festival, Chatham

  • Posted on June 4th, 2019
  • by Turpin Real Estate
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For centuries, Chatham has provided a welcome stop for travelers and merchants along the Fishawack: the Lenni Lenape Indian’s term for the Passaic River. In 1971, Chatham’s Chamber of Commerce turned that idea into a lively downtown festival, a tradition that’s evolved into an annual celebration of friendship, charm and community pride. This year’s Fishawack Festival occurs on Saturday, June 8 from 10am to 4pm at Reasoner Park and throughout downtown Chatham.

Activities will include sidewalk sales from Chatham merchants; outdoor dining; hand-made crafts and artwork; show-and-tell displays on everything from honey bees to planting trees plus fun and games for kids of all ages.

Shop from area crafters and vendors, visit the Kids’ Fun Zone, enjoy live entertainment at the Gazebo Stage and Grand Lawn Lum Stage as well as Pop-Up entertainment. Other features include a Food Court, outdoor pub, Car Show in Railroad Plaza North, Shop Local Chatham, Senior Lounge, Borough Hall Volunteer Recognition and the 19th Amendment Celebration.

The Fishawack Festival is a rain or shine event. For additional information on this event visit the link provided HERE or contact Festival Manager Janice R. Piccolo with any questions at 973-635-0674 x 200 or email Janice at

While you’re enjoying the festival, visit Turpin’s Chatham Office at 186 Main Street if you’d like information about luxury homes for sale in Chatham, real estate in Chatham or luxury real estate for sale in New Jersey.  We are always happy to discuss the Chatham real estate market, tell you about new listings in Chatham or assist you in your search for a luxury home in Chatham. Call us at 877-788-7746.

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