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Grand Openings

Grand Openings

Spice Bazaar Modern Indian Cuisine

Westfield's only Indian restaurant, has opened in a larger space at 39 Elm St. Owners Simran Bakshi and Kanika Vij are thrilled to announce their expansion AND their introduction of a new pan Asian restaurant in their prior Quimby St. location. Spice Bazaar, which opened in November 2017, offers vegetarian and non-vegetarian entries, delicious tandoori breads, and exquisite spices. 39 Elm St., 908.389.1888. 

Innovasian Taco is now open at 106 Quimby St. at the corner of Central Ave. They offer innovative Latin and Asian fast food in a casual setting. 908.232.3429  

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Food & Wine in July

Food & Wine in July

Grilling Classes at Savory Spice Shop

This month Savory Spice is featuring two evening classes with May Fridel, owner of Passion for Spices in Summit. The class on July 11 will focus on grilling meat and poultry while the July 25 class will concentrate on grilling fruits and veggies. Both classes are from 7pm to 9pm and the fee is $25 for each. Please call the store or stop by to reserve your space. 138 E. Broad St., 908.264.8947.

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The Weather was Perfect for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza!

The Weather was Perfect for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza!

The 18th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza was held on July 24, 2019 at 7pm. Sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, the 'Pizza Run' is one of the largest non-corporate 5K races in the state, attracting 2,000 to 2,600 runners and over 6,000 spectators for an evening of running, pizza, prizes, DJ entertainment, and live music. 

Click here to check race times at


Platinum Sponsor
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Gold Sponsors
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey; Stop & Shop

Silver Sponsors 
Atlantic Medical Group, Lord & Taylor, Overlook Medical Center; UBS

Bronze Sponsors
AvalonBay Communities; Columbia Bank; Drew-Rogers; Elizabethtown Gas; Excel Physical Therapy; JackRabbit Westfield; JAG-ONE Physical Therapy, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper; Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; NJBEST New Jersey’s 529 College Savings Plan; On Running Shoes; OsteoStrong; PSE&G; Roig Collection Art + Framing; RWJBarnabas Health -Barnabas Health Medical Group; Shoprite of Garwood; Stephen F. Hehl Offices of Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins P.C.; Summit Medical Group; Super Maids; Westfield Braces, Dr. Thomas M. Burns and Dr. Blair Sittmann; Weichert, Realtors; Westfield Pediatric Dental Group

Supporting Sponsor
REDCOM Design & Construction LLC

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Downtown Westfield Sidewalk Sale Days Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14

Downtown Westfield Sidewalk Sale Days Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14

Downtown Westfield Sidewalk Sale Days will take place throughout downtown Westfield Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14! Come pick up some bargains and join the party!

Participating Businesses to date: Alex and Ani, American Shoe Repair, Ann Taylor, AR Workshop, Athleta, Banana Republic, Bootery, Club Pilates, Francesca’s, Galeria West, Gap, The Hope Chest Thrift Shop, J. McLaughlin, JackRabbit, Janus’ Closet, Jos. A. Bank, Jude Connally, Learning Express Toys, NosVino, Ruby and Jenna, Savory Spice, Sole Shoes, South Moon Under, Urban Outfitters, Williams Sonoma.

In case of rain, check for indoor sales.

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Westfield Winter Wonderland Comes to Quimby St. July 14

Westfield Winter Wonderland Comes to Quimby St. July 14

Grab the kids and come downtown on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 10:30am -12:30pm for the 2nd Annual Westfield Winter Wonderland! Last year known as Christmas in July, family fun activities and crafts will abound once again as Quimby St. becomes pedestrian only for this family friendly event.

Activities include:

  • Decorate your own cookies with Farinolio and Bovella's
  • Color your own official Westfield Winter Wonderland t-shirt with The James Ward Mansion
  • Take a photo with Summer Santa and make your own picture frame inside Little Nest Photography
  • Design a beaded snowflake with Just Bead Yourself
  • Make reindeer pretzels and enjoy ice cream with Kilwins
  • Paint your own ornament with A/R Workshop
  • Create a winter wooden craft with Indigo Art Studio
  • Sip on cold mulled cider with Savory Spice Shop
  • Listen to songs of the season by Valencia School of Music
  • Stop by Learning Express Toys to make a themed Kids Craft
  • Decorate a 'Frozen' crown with Patricia & Paul
  • & much more!


Organized for the Downtown Westfield Corporation by Mix + Mingle Events.

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Westfield Summer Kickoff Movie Night with JUMANJI is June 22

Westfield Summer Kickoff Movie Night with JUMANJI is June 22

Bring your chair or blanket and sit under the star.... Enjoy live music and an outdoor movie -- Jumanji -- with your family! Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 7pm in the South Ave. Parking Lot.

  • Music by The Unknown Legends begins at 7pm, sponsored by Outta Hand Pizza
  • Feature movie is JUMANJI starring Robin Williams at 8:30pm
  • Food will be available for purchase by Outta Hand Pizza and 1958 Cuban Cuisine.
  • Rain date is Sunday, June 23 or Saturday, July 6.

Sponsored by Downtown Westfield Corporation, Spencer Savings Bank and Outta Hand Pizza, with special thanks to the Westfield Police Department and the Westfield Department of Public Works.

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Grand Openings in June

Grand Openings in June

Roig Collection Art + Framing, offering Fine Art by Ricardo Roig + Custom Framing + Art Classes, is now open at 305 South Ave. W. Known around town for his Westfield Series, Ricardo is a Westfield native and 34-year-old professional fine artist currently living in Hoboken, NJ. 908.447.3928. 

Blue Waterfall Films is open at 220 Lenox Ave., Suite 201. Blue Waterfall Films L.L.C. provides marketing, advertising, and media solutions with creative and production experts to establish your company brand and communicate your value through social media platforms. They specialize in video production. 908.875.0905.

McEwen Flowers has moved to a new location at 307 South Ave. W. (Relocated from 271 South Ave.). They were tenants in this building many years ago, so welcome back! 908.232.1142.

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Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival Summer Finale on Tuesday, August 27

Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival Summer Finale on Tuesday, August 27

Performances will be held in four locations throughout the downtown from 7-9pm. This weekly summer event is brought to you by The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC), and will continue every Tuesday night in July and August. Rain dates will be held on Wednesdays.

While enjoying the musical performances of “Sweet Sounds Downtown”, bring the kids downtown to enjoy one of Westfield’s fine restaurants and eateries. We hope to see you downtown!

See the summer schedule here

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Live Music Every Tuesday Night in July & August, 7pm-9pm

July 2 - August 27

Enjoy free music at the 23rd Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival while strolling, dining and relaxing at the various outdoor venues around town featuring live musicians.

New this year:

  • Quimby St. will be pedestrian only every Tuesday during the Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, and the North Avenue Venue Band will perform on Quimby St. instead near the corner of Elm St.
  • Plus, the festival is now all music, not just jazz, including rock and country bands!

Sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC), the festival takes place every Tuesday evening during July and August, from 7pm to 9pm. Raindates are the following evening, Wednesday, each week.

We hope to see you there! And come early to enjoy dinner at one of our fine restaurants. 

Click here for the performance schedule!


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Art & Design

Art & Design

Here's what's happening this month in the world of art, home and design.

Evalyn Dunn Gallery

Meet artist Mary Johnston at Evalyn Dunn Gallery on Tuesday, June 11 from 4pm-7pm. Born and raised in Duluth, MN, the landscape around Lake Superior gave Mary a beautiful palette of water, sky and forest to inspire her work. 549 South Ave. W., 908.232.0412.

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Best Bets

Best Bets

There's a lot happening in June! From shopping sales to health & wellness events, take a look at some of these notable promotions.



Brassy Buddha Yoga

Join Brassy Buddha for Puppy Yoga! Saturday, June 8 from 3:30pm-4:30pm, Brassy Buddha Yoga will be pairing with HOME FOR GOOD Dog Rescue to find homes for pups in need of love and a family. Come practice a gentle flow alongside these adoptable pups, and who knows maybe you'll find a new family member! Fee is $25 and all proceeds go directly to the rescue. 407 South Ave. W., 908.230.4047.


YESTERcades of Westfield

YESTERcades is holding a Fan Event Sunday, June 23, from 2-6pm. This is your chance to meet the creative team behind your favorite toys. Be one of the first to see brand new products that they'll be revealing at the event. Participate in contests & giveaways, photo-ops, signings (bring your toys!) and a Q&A session with the development team. YESTERcades will also be hosting a live sculpting demo, and attendees will have unlimited access to the arcade machines! 151 E Broad St., 908.228.2398.

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