Princeton-Mercer Region Annual Cultural Festivals

Many cultural fairs and festivals are held right here in Mercer County! Be sure to head to Mercer County Park Festival Grounds for these exquisite outdoor events here

Italian American Festival

Date: Friday, September 27 til Sunday, September 29 2019.
Join us as we celebrate our Italian and Italian American Heritage and Culture at the 20th Annual Mercer County Italian American Festival.

Enjoy the food piazza, Italian market tent, Italian Heritage Pavilion, Bocce, Cultural Theater, Dining Tents, Dance Tents, Amusement Rides, Live Entertainment, Fireworks, Super 50/50 and a Sunday Mass. For more information visit

Indo American Fair

Date: Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 2019

11 AM to 7 PM

Mercer County Park, West Windsor, NJ
Admission: $3.00

Widely considered the biggest and the best festival for people of South Asian descent will take place again at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, NJ.

The Indo-American Fair brings to you a variety of performances, from displaying of multi-linguistic culture of India including traditional wear, costume jewelry, handicrafts, ethnic dresses and fashion shows. For more details click here. Check back for the date announcement for the 13th Grand Indo-American Fair.

Kilt Fest- Mercer County's Celtic Festival

Date: Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 2019

10 AM to 7 PM

Rain or Shine

October is half way to St. Patrick's Day and everyone is invited to join the celebration at the  Annual Mercer Irish Fest.  No kilts required!  Check back for more details on this celebration of Celtic pride. Parking is free. Come and enjoy Irish food and tradition, wrap your fist around a pint and be regaled by the bagpipes. 

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9th Annual Mercer County Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally

When: June 15, 2019

11 AM to 7 PM 
Mercer County Park, West Windsor, NJ
Admission: Free

Mercer County is a richly diverse community, and celebrates its heritage through the annual Cultural Festival in Mercer County Park. The one-day festival, which is scheduled for June 15, 2019, features live performances of music and dance, as well as traditional art demonstrations showcasing many diverse cultures.

The one-day festival will celebrate many diverse cultures through traditional art demonstrations, live cultural music, dance performances, kids activities and more! 2019 brings back the popular international Food Trucks featuring amazing dishes from some of the best ethnic Food Trucks in the region!

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Freedom Festival at Mercer County Park

The 15th annual Freedom Festival is held in conjunction with the County of Mercer and the popular radio station 94.5 WPST. The event features great food, beer and wine gardens, craft vendors, live music, tethered hot-air balloon rides, games, carnival rides, a laser tag park, a children's area with inflatable and mechanical rides and much more.  Freedom Festival will culminate in a fireworks display at nightfall. The festival is typically held in June, please check back for the announcement of the 2019 dates.

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