Arts Fest

Saturday, September 23, 2023

2PM to 6PM

Irving Street from Central Ave. to Elizabeth Ave.


artist marketplace • emerging artists • urban and eclectic performance and interactive art • wearable art and gifts culinary arts • face painters • art classes and more
Free Parking available at Hamilton Stage, Broad Street Lot, The Gallery Space and Municipal Lots. Standard rates apply at Rahway Parking Garage.
City of Rahway to Host 2nd Annual ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions on September 23 in Downtown Rahway to Celebrate Vibrant Local Arts Scene
Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council are excited to announce the second annual ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions on Saturday, September 23 from 2:00-6:00 PM on Irving St. from Central Ave. to Elizabeth Ave. ArtsFest is a celebration of the arts community that Downtown Rahway is known for and will showcase a variety of artists throughout all mediums for an impressive display of creativity.
ArtsFest will captivate visitors with over 50 artists, two live performance areas, and a variety of activities and attractions. Attendees can browse through an artist marketplace offering handcrafted creations made by local artisans, view the work of emerging and established artists, and watch urban and eclectic performances. Culinary arts will also be on display as local restaurants show off their skills with delicious creations from their kitchen. To provide a truly immersive experience for attendees of all ages, ArtsFest will offer face painting, free art classes, and the opportunity to participate in interactive art displays.
“ArtsFest is a celebration that showcases the power of creativity in our community,” said Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe. “This event brings artists, performers, and art enthusiasts from all walks of life together to participate in Rahway’s local art scene. We invite everyone to join us and experience art in its many forms.”
ArtsFest is a free community event. Free parking will be available at Hamilton Stage, The Gallery Space, and Municipal Lots. Standard rates will apply at the Rahway Parking Garage.

Artists and Vendors

Colleen Antonucci
Gill Barnette
Danielle Bruno-Arlequin
Lawrence Cappiello
Pat Cassio
Alexandria Cavaliere
Alexandra Chernooki-Lavorato
Darline Chudoba
Tina Collier
Zee Cordero
Janirah Correa
Rebecca Cristino
Vincent De Luca
Jennifer Espana
Wanda Espana
Ann Force
Nikki Fourre
Garden of Ink
Karen Gilmour
Ja Golding
Charmaine Gray
Frank Grieco
Jennifer Gunn
Jocelyn Hawkes
Landon Horn
Cecilia Kayiwa
Chris Kerekgyarto
Lauren Kosinski
Jane Koza
Tammy Lembrick
Lit Candles
Felipe Marrero
Elle Mayo
Leila McCulloch
Alexandria Miller
Heather Montemorano
Erin Moon
Erik Motaart
Mark Niebojeski
Danielle Opsahl
Debbie Painter
Heather Pauline
Ashley Paulino
Jim Purtill
James Purtill, Jr
Rahway Refillery
Lauren Reidy
Kristian Sacca
Angelina Salgado
Tamar Salters
Serpent and Scholar
Sarah Serrano Esquilin
Wendy Sheridan
Tanzila Sinthia
Erik Sly
Kristen Tanchak
Janie Thompson Lide
Tracia Tucker
Michelle Unda
Jonathan Zamora