Events August 6, 2022

Aug 6, 2022
3rd Annual Chester Music Festival
12:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Chester Municipal Field, 134 Main Street

All Day Music Event in downtown Chester, NJ

$15 Admission Fee for Adults: 1st 500 people wil receive $5 Chester Dollars (which can be spent at any HCBA Member Business)

$5 Admission for Children  5-12

(Rain Date Sun. Aug. 7th)

Classic rock, folk, motown and country entertainment all day. Terrific food and a chance to shop, dine and explore all that Historic Chester, NJ has to offer!

Outstanding Performances by:

  • The Sensational Soul Cruisers -  12:30-2:30 -  This sensational group performs the best of RnB, Mowtown, Disco and Philly Soul. An 11 piece horn group fronted by 4 soulful, choreographed vocalists paying tribute to classic performers from Otis Redding and the Drifters to Barry White and the Commodores. This group captures and emulates the distinctive style, skill and choreography of a classic show band. Former members of famous R&B and smooth soul groups, together they have perfected their own sound, delivery and have become a vocal harmony group beyond comparison.
  • B-Street Band - 3:00-4:30- A Tribute to the Boss. Loved by the musicians they honor, The B-Street Band has performed before Bruce shows at MetLife Stadium, Prudential Stadium, Wachovia, Comcast Xfinity Center, Philadelphia Spectrum and were proudly featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "Life and Music of Bruce Springstein" at the Philadelphia Constitutional Center.
  • Southern Steele - 5:00-7:00 - Paying tribute to the Lynyrd Skynyrd Band, the definition of Southern Rock. Their show delivers an unrivaled level of energy, generating standing ovations and calls for encores, time and time again. They are the requested opening act of The Outlaws when touring in the Northeast.

Bring your lawn chairs and shades. Experience an authentic, unmatched and amazing day of music, with terrific food and the chance to Shop, Dine, and Explore Historic Chester NJ!

Fun activities for kids including The Kiddie Rock 'n' Roll Show 12:00-4:00. Face Painting, Balloon Art and games all day!

Great Food and Drinks including Beer, Hard Seltzer, Wine and Sangria for the adults!

For more details please contact Kathy at 908-879-2900


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Events after August 6, 2022

Sep 10 - 11, 2022
48th Annual Chester Fall Craft Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Municipal Field, 134 Main Street and Perry Street Chester,NJ

ADMISSION: $6.00 (No dogs/pets allowed)

Experience a wide variety of hand made items including traditional craft, fine art, and country crafts. Find unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list as well as beautiful handcrafted furnishings for your home. Be sure to stroll through Historic Chester and visit over 80 unique shops and eateries which are just steps away from the show. You will discover a wonderful selection of antiques, crafts, clothing, jewelry, home furnishings and accessories, gourmet pet products, confections, and wonderful eateries. The Chester area is also home to wonderful parks and farms offering fun for the whole family.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are an artist/artisan and are interested in exhibiting at one of Chester's future Craft Shows, please visit and download the official Exhibitor Application.

Questions? Contact Kathy Barbieri, HCBA President, at 908-879-2900

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Nov 26, 2022
*Official* Shop Small Business (Shop Chester) Saturday!
All Day!
Location: All Throughout Chester, NJ

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide.

Keeping our neighborhood shops in business...that's what Small Business Saturday is all about!

Chester has everything for all your gift-giving needs. Shop and Dine Historic Chester on Sat. Nov. 26th -support your local HCBA Member businesses and get a FREE tote bag while supplies last!

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