East Windsor- Nestled between West Windsor Township and Robbinsville Township is the charming township about 15.6 square miles wide with a population of approx. 27,500 people. The area with its peaceful scenery of preserved farmland and vast open spaces is the perfect escape for some country charm, equipped with all the necessities.
Much like the other Mercer County Townships, East Windsor is a tight knit community that thrives on community involvement, recreation, and arts & entertainment. The township features performances from local and nationwide acts at various venues throughout the summer, and even offers some theatrical performances at local theaters. This charming country township allows you to experience the peaceful bliss of the countryside or enjoy the guilty pleasures of fine dining, shopping, and entertainment offered in the Township’s Route 130 corridor. There’s something for everyone who comes to East Windsor.
Going with its idea of community and recreation, every summer the township comes together inviting all of New Jersey for an annual Latino Festival. This year the township is partnering with Hightstown Borough, to bring an even bigger and better festival. The festival will be held in August and feature numerous bands and dance troupes that will be representing the different Latin American countries. The annual event is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome. The festival is sure to get you moving and having a great time enjoying, food, music, friends, fun, and the Latino culture.
If you’re looking for an everyday attraction in East Windsor, you can take a visit to one of the townships many parks such as the Etra Lake Park that’s filled with activities for the whole family such as fishing and hiking! Then take a trip over one of the township’s most famous farms, The Lee Turkey Farm. The farm has a tasty selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, and turkeys for you to enjoy on any day.
Upcoming Summer Events in East Windsor:
August 5th 7 p.m. Etra Lake Park will be hosting Family Night in the Park which will feature a movie screening of the movie “Sing.” Before the screening begins at 7 p.m. residents and guests will have the opportunity to enjoy inflatable rides and games, as well as make purchases from vendors present.
August 13th 6 p.m. As a part of the East Windsor Summer Concert Series the cover/tribute band “Beginnings” will be performing at Etra Lake Park. The “Chicago” Tribute group has been performing for about 15 years all over the country and is now making their stop in East Windsor! The band performs classics of the world famous American Rock band “Chicago” from the last 40+ years. The band promises a good time of fun and music for all ages. Inclement weather location is Hightstown High School auditorium
August 27th 6 p.m. “Jersey Sound,” the seven member band will take you on a journey through time playing music from every decade including Motown and R&B hits, Oldies, and 60’s pop, you’re guaranteed to hear at least one of your favorite songs, and learn a few more. Inclement weather location is Hightstown High School auditorium
So, whether you’re looking for a quick countryside getaway or you’re looking to mix up your everyday routine and experience the musical sounds of summer and delicious food options in East Windsor. The township has something to offer the whole family. Businesses, residents, and visitors are flocking to East Windsor every day --- you should be next!