Tickets (Cash only at the gate)
Regardless of the weather, the show will go on!
Edison Show Info
January 24, 25, & 26 2020
Friday: 9am – 6pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave.
Edison, NJ 08837
BACK AGAIN: The International Fly Fishing Film Festival. One night only, Friday, January 26. Doors open and pre-party at 6:00, films start at 7:00. $15; $10 in advance.
Fly Fishers International (FFI) is pleased to offer FREE fly fishing instruction at the Learning Center located on the main show floor. Basic fly-casting, fly-tying, and knots, will be taught throughout the day-every day of the Fly Fishing Show.
Directions and Lodging
The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
Parking at the Show:
From Route 1 & 9 Southbound:
Exit at “Bonhamtown” onto Main Street, continue for 1/2 mile to the traffic light. Turn left at the traffic light onto Route 514 East (Woodbridge Avenue). Turn right at the Sheraton Hotel into Raritan Center. Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From Route 1 Northbound:
After crossing the Raritan River Bridge, get into the right lane. After passing, “Open Road Honda”, take the 3rd right hand exit for Route 514/Woodbridge Avenue. Follow Woodbridge Avenue for 3-4 miles. Make a right at the Sheraton Hotel into Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From Route 287 South:
Follow 287 South to Route 514 West labeled “Raritan Center”. Follow jug handle on the right hand side to traffic light and then follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From the NJ Turnpike (NORTH AND SOUTH)
Follow the NJ Turnpike to Exit 10. Bear right after you go through the tollbooth, following Route 514 West to Raritan Center. Take the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From the Garden State Parkway Southbound:
Follow the Parkway to Exit 129. Take Route 287 North to Route 514 West. Follow Route 514 West to the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From the Garden State Parkway Northbound:
Follow the Parkway to Exit 127. Follow Highways 287N/440S to Route 514 West. Route 514 West is the first exit from this route. Follow Route 514 West to the first exit marked Raritan Center. Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From Route 35 & Route 9 North:
Follow Routes 35 & 9 over the Driscoll Bridge, bear right at the end of the bridge. Take the second exit labeled “Raritan Center/ Riverview Drive”. Get into the far right lane and take the Raritan Center Exit. Follow this route all the way down to the second light. Make a right onto Parkway Place. At then, make a left onto Raritan Center Parkway. Follow signs from here which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From Route 278 Westbound:
Take the Goethals Bridge onto the New Jersey Turnpike South. Follow the Turnpike to Exit 10. Bear right after you go through the tollbooth, following Route 514 West to Raritan Center. Take the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.
From Brooklyn & Staten Island Via Outerbridge:
Take the Staten Island Expressway (RTE 278) to Outerbridge Crossing into New Jersey. Three miles from the bridge are signs for Route 514, Raritan Center. Be in the right lane so you can exit at 514 West Bonhamtown. Follow signs to Raritan Center, exit there and follow jug handle to light. Follow signs for EXPO HALL located throughout the Industrial Park.
From Brooklyn & Staten Island Via Goethals Bridge:
Take the Staten Island Expressway (RTE 278) to the Goethals Bridge. This will bring you into New Jersey. Follow signs to the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 10. After Toll Plaza, Bear right and follow signs to 514 West/Raritan Center. Stay in two right lanes and follow jug handle to light. Follow signs posted throughout the Industrial Park for EXPO HALL.
The following airports serve the area of and within a 1.5 hour drive of the The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center:
Newark Liberty International Airport: 25 miles
John F Kennedy International Airport: 43 miles
LaGuardia Airport: 49 miles
Metuchen Station is 4.5 miles from the exhibit center. Stations servicing this location include Penn Station, Newark Penn Station, and Trenton Transit Centers. Click here to make reservations through Amtrak. For additional ticket information, routes, schedules, and maps visit the NJ Transit Website. Metuchen Taxi: 732-549-7777
Official Fly Fishing Show information to book your hotel will be extended from firstname.lastname@example.org and/or posted on The Fly Fishing Show website, www.flyfishingshow.com when it becomes available. Please use only the phone numbers and website links the Show provides. Please be advised other “hotel booking scalpers” are misrepresenting themselves calling customers. Please do not book through these scalpers to avoid problems or overpayment. Thank you and look for additional information to follow soon.
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 US Highway 1
South Iselin NJ 08830
Hotel direct: 732-634-3600 Toll free reservations: 1-800-468-3571
Complimentary on-site parking
**GPS ALERT** ENTER THIS ADDRESS: 401 Gill Lane, Iselin, NJ 08830. Hotel is at corner US Hwy 1 South & Gill Lane
Request the special Show rate of $106 per night when calling the hotel for reservations or get special rate on-line HERE. Extended deadline: Special rates rooms must be booked by Tuesday, January 15, 2019, or before the hotel sells out.
Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center
125 Raritan Center Parkway.
Edison, NJ 08837
Phone: (732) 225-8300
Request the special Show rate when calling or use the link HERE to reserve on-line with the special show rate of $124 per night. For special rates rooms must be booked by January 7, 2019, or before the hotel sells out.
Marriott Courtyard Edison Woodbridge
3105 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison NJ 08837
Phone: (732) 738-1991
Request the special Show rate when calling or use the link HERE to reserve on-line with the special show rate. Special rates rooms must be booked by December 26, 2018, or before the hotel sells out.
For those of you feeling nostalgic and don’t mind the drive:
FairBridge Hotel & Conference Center
195 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Reservations by phone: 1-800-348-1586 or direct to the hotel at 732-356-1700
Request the special Show rate when calling or use booking code FLY19 at the link HERE to reserve on-line with the special show rate per night. For special rates rooms must be booked by December 25, 2018, or before the hotel sells out.
Celebrities and Authors
Celebrities and Authors: TBA
Fly Tyers: TBA
Exhibitors & Map
Note from the Director
A Note from the Director: You are personally invited to the Edison Fly Fishing Show! Last year was our first event in Edison and reports were overwhelmingly positive. We had the largest consumer fly fishing event in history and we hope to repeat that.
We have worked hard to improve the show and make the show a great experience. This is the largest facility available and has allowed us to
expand. Some of the highlights are:
• Improved traffic flow.
• Increased shuttles for more convenient free parking.
• Two casting ponds plus a dedicated Learning Center casting area.
• The most extensive list of speakers to date.
• Improved presentation rooms within the show floor
• New 2019 products from manufacturers.
• Lodges, resorts, exotic vacation destinations offering money-saving
• Programs and learning opportunities for youngsters and families.
• Dedicated Women’s Fly Fishing Showcase.
• Live musical appearance by Dave Blackburn.
• New Scouting merit badge program.
• Celebration of Lefty Kreh.
• Casting demos and instruction with Gary Borger, Bob Clouser, Barry &
Cathy Beck, George Daniel, Pete Kutzer, Tom Larimer, Simon Gawes-
worth and more!
• Fly tying with Ed Engle, Tom Baltz, Tim Flagler, Jonny King, Henry
Cowen and more!
• Classes with the Experts where you can get one-on-one time with the
• The International Fly Fishing Film Festival on Fri. at 6:30 featuring a
stunning two+ hour program of award-winning fly-fishing films.
• New rods, reels, lines, accessories, clothing, waders, boots, books,
DVDs and anything else you may want to purchase, plus our exclusive
• Conservation organizations and opportunities to volunteer for the
sport you cherish.
You will not want to miss this historic event for the Edison Fly Fishing Show. You’ll never get through this show in one day … plan on the weekend, bring your friends, and join our show family for the biggest consumer fly fishing event ever to take place! See you there.
— Ben Furimsky and The Fly Fishing Show Family
Fly Fishing Show Tickets
Cash only at the gate
Purchase advance Fly Fishing Show Tickets by clicking HERE
- Adult: $18 for one day, $28 for two-day pass, $38 for three-day pass
- Children under 5 free, under 12: $5
- Scouts under 16 in uniform: free
BACK AGAIN: The International Fly Fishing Film Festival. One night only, Friday, January 25th at 6:30. Tickets are $15 at the door or $10 in advance or with a paid Fly Fishing Show admission for that day.To purchase your advance , click .
Programs, Seminars and Classes
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