From family farms filled with holiday lights, to gingerbread displays and ice skating in the square. Princeton Mercer is making sure you enjoy all the magic that the holidays bring!

Robbinsville's Tree and Menorah Lighting

The Municipal Complex - Senior Center; 1117 Route 130 in Robbinsville​

December 12th at 5:30pm

Due to the rainy weather, Robbinsville Township moved their lighting ceremony to December 12th. The ceremony begins at 6:30pm with the hour beforehand to partake in free arts and crafts with family photos too. For more information, click here! 


Palmer Square's Annual Menorah Lighting

Nassau Inn Patio, 10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542

Tuesday, December 20th at 4pm

It has been a tradition for many years to celebrate Hanukkah in Palmer Square and we invite everyone to join us for this ceremonial festivity. There will be great music, and great fun!


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Morven Museum Festival of Trees

55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Open now through January 8th, 2023  (Every week on Wednesday-Sunday)

Visit Morven for the time-honored holiday exhibition, Festival of Trees. Enjoy the juried collection of ornamental trees and mantels displayed throughout the museum’s galleries, sure to put you in the spirit of the season!

Advanced tickets are available for reservation.

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Palmer Square’s Eco-Friendly Outdoor Skating Rink

19 Hulfish Street behind the Nassau Inn Hotel, Princeton 

Now - February 24th Click here for hours and special hours on/around holidays

$10 cash PER PERSON/ $12 +fees with credit card. Tickets sold at the door only! No reservations.

ALL skaters/guardians must sign the electronic waiver to be eligible to participate! Please sign in advance for a contactless experience at the rink. Bring your own skates or borrow ours! (skate rental included in ticket price). Now booking private parties! All inquiries can be emailed to

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Six Flags Holiday in the Park

1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson Township

Now through January 1st (Click here to view park hours)

Six Flags Great Adventure celebrates the holidays with plenty of family friendly activities such as holiday hay mazes, shows and character appearances. There's something for everyone and a great way to spend a day or night with lights, hot cocoa and even fire pits located throughout the park! Six Flags offers daily tickets, season passes and group tickets. Make sure to check the calendar to see what exciting events will be happening each day!

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