West Windsor, NJ, is gearing up for a season of joy and celebration. The holiday spirit is alive, and our community is bustling with exciting events that promise to bring warmth and cheer to every heart. If you’re looking for Holiday Events near West Windsor, NJ we have you covered!

From festive events and dazzling tree lightings to heartwarming gatherings, this season offers several opportunities to create lasting memories with family and friends.

Join us on a journey through the upcoming holiday events near West Windsor as we unwrap the magic and excitement that awaits us all.

Holiday Events Near West Windsor

Saturday, December 2nd
Mill Hill Holiday House Tour (Trenton)

Visit the 2023 Mill Hill Holiday House and Window Tour on Saturday, December 2, from 12-5 p.m. This beloved tradition, now in its 56th year, showcases the charm of Mill Hill’s nineteenth-century streetscape with homes adorned in festive decorations.

Explore a variety of architectural styles and sizes while enjoying holiday music, refreshments, and friendly conversations with homeowners. Tickets are $20, available in advance or on the day of the tour at Artworks, starting at 19 Everett Alley and South Stockton Street, Trenton. Don’t miss this signature event that has become a Trenton tradition!

Click here to purchase tickets.

Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd
West Windsor History Museum Holiday Open House (West Windsor)

You’re invited to the free West Windsor History Museum Open House! Visit the 1700s-era Schenck Farmstead to. Explore several historic buildings and thousands of artifacts from centuries past. Immerse yourself in what life was like in “old West Windsor.

Sunday, December 3rd
West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company Breakfast With Santa (West Windsor)

West Windsor Volunteer Fire Co. #1 is pleased to invite you to their “Breakfast with Santa” event, Sunday, December 3th, 2023, from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. It is their annual pancake breakfast and Santa visit!

Sunday, December 3rd
West Windsor Tree Lighting Ceremony (West Windsor)

On Sunday, December 3rd, at 7:00 PM, West Windsor Township will come alive with the magic of the holidays at the Ron Rogers Arboretum, located just across the street from High School South.

Saturdays and Sundays throughout December
Off the Wall Holiday Market at West Windsor Arts (West Windsor)

Join West Windsor Arts for their annual Juried Original & Affordable Art Show and Artisan Handcrafted Market

Enjoy your shopping experience with complimentary refreshments. Make it a day out with friends!

December 6th
Holiday House Decorating Contest Registration Deadline (West Windsor)

Registration deadline is Wednesday, December 6. Judging will take place the week of December 11-14. Winners will be announced on Monday, December 18.

Visit the Parks & Recreation website to register! 

Sunday, December 10th
Art, Music, and Goodwill at Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church (West Windsor)

A day filled with creativity, compassion, and community. The West Windsor-Plainsboro youth volunteers are hosting a fundraiser with a noble cause: Send Hunger Packing WW-P.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, December 10th, from 2 to 4 PM, and head over to Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church at 154 South Mill Road, West Windsor.

Sunday, December 10th
Snowfest (Plainsboro)

Join the Plainsboro Rec Department at the Wicoff House Museum on December 10, 2:00-4:00 P.M. for their 4th Annual SnowFest event! At this free event, you can meet Santa, the Grinch, and Olaf at the museum!!

Enjoy hot chocolate with our heroes as the Plainsboro Police and Fire Departments join us on the museum lawn. Make your own smores by the fire and eat snowcones by our huge lighted outdoor tree. Make snow crafts and play games and activities inside and outside of the museum, including a new museum scavenger hunt.

Please note: you will be outside during this event so if it’s cold, bundle up! Click here to register!

Saturday, December 16th, 4:00 PM
Jersey Harmony Chorus – Ring in the Holidays! (Plainsboro)

Celebrate the holiday season with the incredible Jersey Harmony Chorus! Hear their ringing voices fill the air as they sing in 4-part, a cappella harmony at the magical Byron Barn in Plainsboro, NJ.

Click here to visit their website and to buy tickets!

December 25th-December 31st
Patriot’s Week

Patriots Week is back in full regalia, with a battle reenactment, a Colonial Ball, and other events we have missed.
Plus, we will have the Firewalk, Revolutionary Conversation, and other fun, FREE events throughout the week.
So mark your calendar and plan to enjoy fun of historic proportions!

There are so many different events taking place that week you’ll have to visit their website to see them all!

Ongoing Holiday Events near West Windsor

Ice Skating on Palmer Square (Princeton)

You’re invited to make lasting memories and start new traditions this holiday season at Palmer Square’s eco-friendly, outdoor synthetic skating rink! Located on Hulfish Street Behind the Nassau Inn Hotel.

Open skate session run from Saturday, November 18th 2023 – Sunday, February 25th 2024
Every Thursday – Friday, 4pm – 7pm
Every Saturday – Sunday, 12pm – 3pm & 4pm – 7pm
$10 cash PER PERSON/ $12 +fees with credit card. Bring your own skates or borrow theirs! (skate rental included in ticket price)

Light Show at Shady Brook Farm (Yardley, PA)

Shady Brook Farm’s spectacular Holiday Light Show features more than three million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride.

Click here to view the Light Show calendar!

Peddler’s Village (Buck’s County, PA)

Peddler’s Village has become one of the most beloved Christmas traditions in the area!

Stroll an enchanted Village and sip tasty beverages. Find perfect gifts in 65 specialty shops and boutiques. Enjoy fine dining or casual fare in your choice of restaurants. Ride a 1920s carousel and play in the arcade. See a magnificent display of gingerbread houses. Spend the night in our elegant country inn. And enjoy the company of the people you love.

FREE admission and FREE parking for light display and gingerbread display.