Princeton Events

There are so many things to see and do in the Princeton area.  Check out our calendar of events below.  If you're looking for a place to stay while in Princeton, check out our great hotels.  We also have a variety of wonderful restaurants and things to do.  There are also a few great annual events in the Princeton area.  Enjoy your visit with us!


08/23/2015 - 08/29/2015

Ongoing Events

West Windsor Community Farmers Market

  • Date(s): 06/20/2015 - 11/21/2015
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 9:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
  • Location: 2 Vaughn Drive, Princeton NJ 08540
  • Phone: (609) 933-4452
  • Admission: Free
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Beginning Saturday, June 20th, 2015 until Saturday, November 21st, 2015, the West Windsor Community Farmers Market invites the public to their weekly annual event. This event is held every Saturday from 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. The event provides food, fun and entertainment in an outdoor setting. Be sure to check out New Jersey's own local fruits, vegetables and more. 

Princeton Farmers' Market, Hinds Plaza

  • Date(s): 07/02/2015 - 11/19/2015
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Location: Hinds Plaza; Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ
  • Phone: (609) 655-8095
  • Admission: Free
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Ranging from produce, baked goods, flowers, poultry and much more, the Princeton Farmers' Market invites the public every Thursday to Hinds Plaza. This event is held every Thursday in the summer and fall reoccuring at the same times, 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Live music will begin from noon until 2:30 P.M. The event will be held in rain or shine.

Family Day, Hunter Farms

  • Date(s): 07/05/2015 - 10/04/2015
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 12:00 P.M.
  • Location: 246 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ
  • Phone: (609) 924-2932
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Enjoy pony rides, entertainment, euqestrian competition and shopping with your family at Hunter Farms on Sunday, July 5, 2015. The event will reoccur on July 12, August 23, Spetember 20, September 27 and on October 4, 2015. More information needed for this event can be directed towards the phone number provided above. 

Sunday Stories, Princeton Public Library

  • Date(s): 07/05/2015 - 08/30/2015
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 2:00 P.M.
  • Location: Princeton Public Library
  • Admission: Free
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Children and their families are welcome to listen to stories and songs every Sunday in July and August at the Princeton Public Library. Ages 2 to 8 years old are welcome. It is mandatory for a guardian to attend. 

Calling All Private Collectors- American Pickers to film in New Jersey

  • Date(s): 07/13/2015 - 08/31/2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone: 1-855-OLD-RUST
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Have antiques, collections or junk that you want to sell? Join New Jersey in welcoming the hit series, American Pickers, from the History Channel. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, and Antique Archeology are on the hunt for rusty gold. During the month of August, Mike and Frank are looking for fellow New Jerseyians that have large collections that are worth the pick. Private collections only therefore retail shops, flea markets, museums and auctions are prohibited. Items that Mike and Frank are willing to buy include motorcycles, old advertising signage, folk art, vintage collectibles, old movie posters and much more! If you are interested, an e-mail address and phone number is provided above. Be sure to include your name, contact number and description of your items. If you and your items qualify, you may be considered to appear on American Pickers with Frank and Mike! Join the two on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm on the History Channel (produced by Cineflix Productions) for more information in their mission to restore forgotten relics to their former glory while learning about the history of America. 

Species on the Edge, Conserve Wildlife NJ Winning Art on Endangered Species at D&R Greenway

  • Date(s): 08/05/2015 - 09/04/2015
  • Recurring every week day
  • Times: business hours, business days
  • Location: D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place, off Rosedale Road, Princeton
  • Contact: Carolyn Edelmann
  • Phone: (609) 924-4646
  • Admission: free
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Species on the Edge, winning art by New Jersey fifth graders --through Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey-- fills D&R Greenway’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery from August 3 through September 4. This annual juried exhibition of the winning art and essay from each county provides fifth-graders’ impressions of New Jersey’s threatened and endangered species, which they have studied intensively. Available business hours, business days, at D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place, off Rosedale Road, Princeton 08540. 609-924-4646 for more information, visit

Garden State Watercolor 46th Annual Juried Show

  • Date(s): 08/11/2015 - 09/25/2015
  • Recurring every week day
  • Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm
  • Location: D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ
  • Contact: Carolyn Foote Edelmann
  • Phone: (609) 924-4646
  • Admission: FREE
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"Nature's Beauty" at D&R Greenway Land Trust, August 11 through September 25, with awards and closing reception September 25, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton. Free. Gallery hours Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed holidays – please call ahead to confirm availability at 609-924-4646

Cycle and Sip Tours

  • Date(s): 08/14/2015 - 10/30/2015
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Location: Crossing Vineyards and Winery, Washington Crossing, PA
  • Contact: Tasting Room
  • Phone: 2154936500,ext19
  • Admission: $45
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Cycle and Sip At Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing, PA. Every Friday, June through October, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy a 16-mile guided bicycle excursion from Washington Crossing Historic Park to New Hope/Lambertville and back.... fun for all levels from beginner to advanced. Bring your own bike and helmet. Hybrid bikes are recommended. Then visit the winery to savor a tasting of Crossing's award-winning wines paired with cheeses, cured meats and chocolates. A winery tour is also included. Reservations necessary. Please note that you must be 21 years of age and sign a waiver to participate in this excursion. Please download waiver here (pdf), complete and bring it with you for the tour. The meeting address is: 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977. Cost $45 per person. Call 215-493-6500, ext. 19 or buy on-line: Email:

Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series: Justin Trawick and The Common Good

  • Date(s): 08/29/2015 - 08/29/2015
  • Times: 7:00 P.M.
  • Location: Capital Green, 201 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Contact: Christian Martin
  • Phone: (609) 393-8998
  • Admission: Free
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With the support of NJM Insurance Group, join downtown Trenton for the Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series for ten consecutive Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. starting July 25th, 2015 until September 26th, 2015. On August 29th, urban folk rock group, Justin Trawick and The Common Good will be performing on the Capital Green. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets for this open lawn venue. Alcohol, pets and glass containers are prohibited. For more information regarding Justin Trawick and The Common Good, click on the website provided above. For the latest updates of the music series, visit 

Princeton Dance & Theater Studio Fall Open House

  • Date(s): 08/29/2015 - 08/29/2015
  • Times: 9am to 12:30pm
  • Location: Princeton Forrestal Village, 116 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ
  • Phone: (609) 514-1600
  • Admission: FREE
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FREE DANCE CLASSES for ages 2 an up! Come and take as many free dance classes as you'd like. DANCE WITH ME (ages 2-4) from 9-9:30, PRIMARY BALLET (ages 5-7) 9:30-10, TEEN RECREATIONAL BALLET 10-10:30, MODERN 1 (ages 7-10) 10-10:30, MODERN 2 (ages 11+) 10:30-11, HIP HOP 1 (ages 7-10) 10:30-11, HIP HOP 2 (ages 11+) 11-11:30, TAP 1 (ages 7-10) 11-11:30, TAP 2 (ages 11+) 11:30-12, JAZZ 1 (ages 7-10) 11:30-12, JAZZ 2 (11+) 12-12:30. Sign up online at

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Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau
182 Nassau Street, Suite 301
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-924-1776