It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The holiday spirit is brought alive through its twinkling lights, festive ribbons and bows and decadent, snow-kissed storefronts, but it’s not truly Christmas without a towering Evergreen adorning enough sparkle to make the season merry and bright. So are you ready to kick-off the holidays? You will be when you watch thousands of lights glimmer upon the trees of Mercer. Check out the full list below of tree lightings this season!

Tree Lightings in Mercer County, NJ



Palmer Square

40 Nassau Street

Princeton, NJ 08542

When: Friday, November 23rd, 5pm - 6pm

Stop by the Green at Palmer Square to watch them light 32,000 lights atop the 65-foot-tall Norwegian Spruce! You might even catch a glimpse of Santa.

Palmer Square Christmas Tree and Christmas light display

Kuser Farm Mansion

390 Newkirk Avenue

Hamilton, NJ 08610

When: Friday, December 7th, 6pm

Winter Wonderland at Kuser Mansion is not just any old tree lighting celebration. You can ride the holiday express train, stop at the petting zoo, get your picture with Santa, make your own reindeer food, and much, much more. No admission fee, but you’re welcome to bring new, unwrapped toys for the “Toys for Tots” drive. Parking is available at Trenton Catholic Academy.

Hamilton Christmas Tree at the Kuser Farm Mansion in NJ


Robbinsville Senior Center

1117 Route 130

Robbinsville, NJ 08691

When: Tuesday, December 4th, 6pm

Enjoy a performance by the Robbinsville High School choir, along with free hot chocolate, pictures with Santa, a gingerbread house display and arts and crafts.

Robbinsville Senior Center Christmas tree lighting in NJ

Ron Rogers Arboretum

Clarksville Road

West Windsor Township, NJ 08550

When: Sunday, December 2nd, 7pm

A spectacular fireworks display along with Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Bell Choir performance, and the high school’s First Edition performance. Free refreshments also included.

West Windsor, NJ Christmas Tree lighting at Ron Rogers Arboretum