A Guide to New Years Events in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, NJ – The New Year has arrived! Due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant, some celebrations have been canceled and others are going virtual again.

Still, there will likely be more in-person celebrations, and if you’re one of those hoping to step out, here’s a sample of events happening in Mercer County over New Years weekend:

Happy New Year with wine and music, Verger de Terhune: Gather with your friends and family to celebrate the New Years on Sunday, January 2, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Terhune Winery. Live music with Jerry Steele from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Taste mulled wine, sample a variety of wines on our tasting flights or sample wine by the glass. There are indoor and outdoor seating and fire pits. Light rates are available.
All ages can enjoy s’more kits and hot chocolate. The Barn Door Café will be open for treats, hot cider and light fare. For more details, click here.

Princeton History Walking Tour, Princeton Battle Monument1 Monument Drive: An outdoor and family event that you will surely enjoy if you are history buff. On January 2, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., enjoy a 90-minute walk around downtown Princeton and the university campus while seeing the area’s historic sites including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. . Tickets cost $ 10 and advance purchase is required. As this is an outdoor tour, masks are optional.

Festival of Trees, Morven Museum and Gardens, Princeton: Visit the Morven Museum for the holiday exhibition, Tree festival. Enjoy a collection of ornamental trees and coats on display in the museum’s galleries. The exhibition is open until January 9.

Thomas Sweet Holiday Village, Palmer Square, Princeton: If you haven’t already, stop by 29 Palmer Square West to see the exhibit at Thoms Sweets this season. It’s until January 3

Ice skating: The Mercer County Public Ice Skating Center is open, as is the Ice Skating Rink in Palmer Square, Princeton. Ice skating is a great way for all family members to stay active during the cold winter months while staying safe during the pandemic. For more details on the Mercer County Public Skating Center, click here. Details on ice skating in Palmer Square can be found here.

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