Raritan Bay Waterfront Park

Nothing ushers in the holiday season quite like dazzling light displays, and Raritan Bay Waterfront Park puts on one of the best shows in all of Edison. Every December, this scenic park along the Raritan River shines especially bright with thousands of delightful holiday lights. Families and friend groups delight in leisurely strolling along the park’s winding pathways with hot cocoa in hand, taking in the vibrant lights and cheerful holiday music. The sheer joy and wonder on kids’ faces make this a quintessential holiday outing. Beyond the lights, visitors can partake in horse-drawn carriage rides, visit with Santa, and enjoy festive treats from food trucks.

Address: 1 Waterfront Park Way, Keasbey, NJ 08832

Phone: 732-745-3900

Edison Eats Food Festival

What better way to celebrate the diversity of Edison than by sampling delectable cuisine from around the globe? Every June, Edison hosts its incredible Edison Eats Food Festival where local restaurants showcase their international flavors through bite-sized samples and full plates. With live music and entertainment, this foodie event allows you to travel the world without ever leaving Edison. Taste authentic Asian dumplings, rich Italian pastas, savory Greek gyros, decadent French crepes, and so much more. Of course, American BBQ, hot dogs, and burgers also make an appearance to honor Edison’s local flavor.

Address: Edison Municipal Complex, 100 Municipal Blvd, Edison, NJ 08817

Edison’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Don your greenest gear and celebrate Irish culture and heritage at Edison’s beloved St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Held every March, this lively event brings Irish spirit to Edison through elaborate floats, marching bands, bagpipe players, and colorful performers. Gather your Irish lads and lasses or anyone looking to become an honorary Irish person for the day. We’ll shuttle your group via party bus directly to the parade route, allowing you to skip the parking hassle and join the festivities right away. You can spread out blankets and camping chairs along the parade path, break out some corned beef sandwiches and Jameson, and get ready for an afternoon of Irish tunes and river dancing galore.

Address: Along Amboy Ave between Pierson Ave & Vineyard Rd, Edison, NJ 08817

Gorgeous Botanical Gardens Holiday Lights Show

Each December, the gorgeous grounds of Flemington’s Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve transform into a winter wonderland aglow with enchanting botanical lights. Take a leisurely stroll down candle-lit pathways bordered by creative light displays fashioned from wood, metal, and of course, flowers. This sojourn through thousands of twinkling lights is sure to fill you with festive delight. Kids love interacting with displays like the field of dancing flowers and the light-up hopscotch garden. Special events like Parents’ Night Out allow parents to enjoy an evening stroll while kids participate in crafts and activities. With over 100 illuminated acres to explore, your group will leave feeling like they’ve stepped into a real-life winter fairy tale.

Address: 2 Morris Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822

Edison Holiday Parade

What better way to celebrate the season than by honoring hometown heroes and top community members? Every December, Edison hosts its jubilant Holiday Parade, inviting police, firefighters, emergency responders, Scout troops, dance troupes, schools, and local businesses to march down Amboy Avenue in festive fashion. Bring your whole family or gather your friends to line the parade route and applaud Edison’s finest as they pass by in decorated vehicles. Kids love catching treats tossed by Santa himself, who rides down the route in an illuminated sleigh to spread holiday cheer. The parade concludes with a Christmas tree lighting where you can sing along to carols with the community.

Address: Parade route along Amboy Ave between Old Post Rd & Pierson Ave!

Whitehouse Station Holiday Beerfest

For the 21+ crowd, nothing pairs better with the chilly holiday season than a festive craft beer tasting! Each December, Whitehouse Station hosts its family-friendly Holiday Beerfest where revelers can sample winter ales, stouts, porters, and holiday lagers from over 30 breweries. Beyond the beer, this lively festival includes live bands performing rollicking renditions of favorite carols, fun lawn games to get your crew’s competitive juices flowing, and of course, delicious food trucks to soak up some of that holiday cheer. Grab your closest friends and pint glasses for an afternoon of wassail merriment!

Address: 78 Main St # 1, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

India Day Festival

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of India without ever leaving Edison! Every August, Edison Township hosts its incredible India Day festival, inviting the community to honor the rich diversity of Indian culture through dance, music, food, crafts, and more. Kids thrive in the interactive children’s area filled with crafts, face painting, and henna stations. Meanwhile, adults indulge in traditional Indian cuisine from local restaurants and browse goods from local artisans and clothing vendors. Of course, breathtaking Bollywood dance routines steal the show on the main stage.

Address: 1 Plainfield Ave, Edison, NJ 08817

Happy Day Farm

For wholesome fall fun, you can’t beat a trip to Happy Day Farm’s u-pick pumpkin patch and apple orchard! Take a hay ride through sprawling fields filled with ripe, round pumpkins just waiting to be picked. Kids love scampering through the rows to find their perfect pumpkin while parents snap cute photo ops. Meanwhile, the orchard offers families and friends the chance to pluck crunchy McIntosh, Fuji, and Granny Smith apples straight from the tree. End your visit with fresh-pressed apple cider, homemade donuts, corn mazes, farm animals, and more downhome fun. It’s the quintessential autumnal adventure!

Address: 106 Iron Ore Rd, Manville, NJ 08835

Phone: 732-977-3607

Rent With Party Bus Edison To Hit Every Attraction

As you can see, Edison offers endless ways for groups to celebrate the most wonderful time of year! From glittering light displays to festive community parades and cultural festivals, our hometown shines bright each holiday season. Party Bus Edison provides fun, convenient transportation to take your group to every magical holiday attraction in the area. Our expert team navigates Edison’s streets with ease so you can relax and focus on creating joyous memories. Our comfortable, spacious buses keep your crew together so everyone can share in the holiday fun. Trust Party Bus Edison to provide exceptional door-to-door group transportation this holiday season. Call (862) 306-1068 today to rent your party bus and start planning festive group outings!