Although many of the firework displays have been cancelled or postponed until September, it doesn’t mean we can’t fully embrace Independence Day. Below are five ways everyone in your house can have fun on 4th of July, including a link at the bottom for ways to beat the heat in the water. Cheers America!
1225 State Road, Suite 16, Princeton, NJ (Located in Princeton North Shopping Center)
Something sweet always makes celebrations that much better. Whether you’re looking for a cake, cupcake, scones, cookies…they got it all! Even better, they have DIY kits for the whole family. We’re especially loving the strawberry shortcake kit and it can be delivered locally on Saturday for FREE!
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Yankee Doodle Tap Room
10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ
To-go BBQ meals available for curbside pickup! Includes hotdogs, cheeseburgers, smoked BBQ pork sandwiches, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, Mac & cheese, and much more. Or stop by to dine outside to pick up an American classic, like the Nassau burger, grilled cheese or some ribs. Veggie burgers available too!
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Princeton Battlefield State Park
500 Mercer Road, Princeton, NJ
Make it a picnic at a National Historic Landmark that’s brimming in American history. Set up a blanket under the famous Mercer Oak tree, or take a walk to see the iconic Princeton Battle Monument or stone patio marking the grave of the soldiers killed in the Battle of Princeton.
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Color Me Mine
301 N Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ
If you’re home with kids, break out some paint. Color Me Mine has to-go kits to paint plates, cups, picture frames, planters, vases, etc. together at home. Why not create something you can use for years to come?
Photo via https://www.instagram.com/colormemineprinceton/
The Bent Spoon
35 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ
Artisan ice cream that’s too good to miss. Flavors like blackberry passion fruit or pineapple mint brings ice cream to the next level. Perfect for cooling off after outdoor fun. Open for contactless backdoor-pickup as well as credit card transactions at the front door!
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