Wawa Opens Newest Store in Chesterfield


Wawa Celebrates Grand Opening of New Chesterfield, NJ Store as Part of 2022 Day Brighteners Tour

New Store Reflects Wawa’s Commitment to Brighten More Lives in More Ways through New Jobs, New Growth and New Reasons to Celebrate Community Day Brighteners with a Call for Nominations


February 10, 2022

CHESTERFIELD, NJ (BURLINGTON)–Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its newest store located at 210 Monmouth Road, Chesterfield, NJ 08515 on Thursday, February 10. To mark the occasion, Wawa is hosting an exciting grand opening celebration and outdoor ribbon cutting beginning at 9:00a.m. Prior to the celebration, the new store will open at 8:00 a.m., when Wawa will begin distributing limited-edition, Wawa “Goose Vibes Only,” t-shirts for the first 100 customers who walk through the door, while supplies last! Wawa will also provide free coffee to toast the community and brighten days from Thursday, February 10 to Sunday, February 13.

Store is located at: 210 Monmouth Road, Chesterfield, NJ 08515


About Wawa’s 2022 Day Brighteners Tour With officials, charity partners, customers and Associates in attendance, Wawa’s grand opening celebration will introduce the community to the new store team and celebrate the role they play in making their communities a better place. Throughout the year, each grand opening celebration will be part of Wawa’s 2022 Day Brighteners Tour, an initiative designed to celebrate the customers, Associates, local heroes and community organizations that brighten our days.  The tour will also mark Wawa’s ongoing commitment to growth, with plans to open 54 new stores and create more than 2,500 new jobs through the year. 

During each grand opening, Wawa will have a special Day Brightener ceremony which will include:

  • Associate Day Brighteners: Wawa will recognize associates who go above and beyond in creating positive moments for customers
  • Community Day Brighteners: Wawa will celebrate a local individual or organization making a bright impact in the community
  • Local Hero Day Brighteners: Wawa will acknowledge local everyday heroes who brighten the community through protecting and serving and host a signature Hoagies for Heroes acknowledgement and check presentation to each department’s charity

The grand opening of the Chesterfield location is the second store to open this year out of the 54 total stores projected to open across Wawa’s operating area in 2022.

“At Wawa, our core purpose is fulfilling lives every day and since our first store opened, we’ve believed that we all have a role in making this world a better place,” said Chris Gheysens, Wawa’s President and CEO. “Our store teams and Associates deliver experiences and emotional connections with customers that go beyond what traditionally happens in a retail environment. Simply put, they help make their communities happier and more connected. This year, we’re excited to toast all the incredible Day Brighteners and kick off this one-of-a-kind tour with a stop at each new store to show our “Goose Gratitude” to associates and customers whose little acts of kindness make a big difference in our communities.”