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The Impulse Seesaws Have Arrived in Westfield, NJ


In our most recent blog post we covered the top 5 downtowns in New Jersey and Westfield made the cut. Now the town of Westfield has gone above and beyond, securing a coveted art installation that will surely bring a smile to many faces during these trying times. Downtown Westfield provides a fantastic family fun day with myriad shopping and dining options.


Now through March 21st, 2021, Westfield residents and visitors can experience the Impulse seesaws in downtown Westfield. These interactive seesaws have traveled across the country and around the globe. Does it look familiar? A similar seesaw art installation was featured on Pier 17 last March called "Variation O."


Described as a "publicly activated light and sound experience," these seesaws light up and emit randomized sound sequences when the seesaws move up and down. While this event sounds kid-centric, it's not! Anyone and everyone can enjoy the Impulse seesaws, either on the seesaws themselves or by standing nearby and taking in the beauty of the lights and sounds.


The Impulse seesaws are the main event of a much larger initiative called "Glo Downtown" which includes a Chocolate Tour, dining deals and shopping deals, all only available until the 21st. “While residents and visitors are in Town riding the seesaws, we want them to play, shop, and dine and enjoy the amazing offerings of our local businesses," said Bob Zuckerman, Executive Director of Downtown Westfield Corporation.


Shopping deals March 5th - 21st:

- Adlers Jewelers

Free in-store Jewelry Cleaning & inspection and free in-store Watch Battery Installation.

- AR Workshop Westfield

Life is full of ups and downs - it's all about balance! Any purchase between 3/5 & 3/21, will receive a FREE mini DIY to go kit with custom "Balance" design! Use promo code, BALANCE, at checkout to receive your free gift!

- Madeline Moss

Let there be light! 25% off all in store lighting, 20% off all ordered lights.

- J McLaughlin

15% of sales on March 12 & 13 will be donated to Imagine, a center for coping with loss for children & young adults.

View more deals here.


Dining & Cocktail deals March 5th - 21st:

- Bare Burger

Enjoy a Lychee ‘Glo’ Martini vodka, all natural lychee juice, peach, grenadine, 2 fresh lychees for $12.

- Cinnaholic

Warm up with a Hot Chocolate Roll this winter! This limited time roll is made with chocomarsh frosting and topped with homemade brownie bites, chocolate chips, marshmallows and sprinkles.

- Bovella's Pastry Shoppe

Glow Cupcakes, a tasty treat for $2 each.

- Ferraro's Restaurant

Frozen Jalapeno Margarita $10

View more deals here.


Getting to Westfield from NYC


Getting to and from Westfield from New York City is a breeze. NJ Transit offers both Bus and Train options out of Port Authority and Penn Station respectively. If you prefer to drive or take an Uber you'll only be on the road for roughly 45 minutes. There's ample options for parking, and enjoy free parking on Sunday downtown.


We can't recommend visiting Westfield more! Want to take a tour with us? Sign up here, or find out more about Westfield here. And if you like events like these, don't forget to sign up for our monthly activities newsletter which will get sent right to your inbox. Sign up on our homepage.






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