Holidays On The Square

There are so many festive things happening this holiday season…

Community Lantern Walk

Saturday, November 14
Make your own lantern or purchase one at jaZams and join them for a magical moonlit walk through Princeton. Plus, a joyful sing-a-long and free hot apple cider.

Meet on the Green at Palmer Square.
For info call: 609.924.8697
Sponsored by jaZams and the Waldorf School of Princeton.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 27
5:00 pm

Kick off the season with our Tree Lighting Spectacular!
Our 65-foot Norwegian spruce is adorned with over 32,000 lights and will be lit with the help of Santa Claus and special musical performances.

Guys Shopping Night Out

Thursday, December 3

Guys, ever find holiday shopping stressful?
Can’t pick out that perfect gift for your wife, girlfriend, mom, sister, aunt or cousin?
Wouldn’t you love to get everything done in one night?

Then, be sure to join us for this NEW event!


  • Exclusive Sales & Promotions
  • Great Food & Drink Deals
  • FREE PARKING in our Garages

PLUS, your chance to win a flat screen TV and a Super Bowl party from 94.5 WPST!

Princeton University Holiday Jam and Toy Drive

Friday, December 4

Come and enjoy the awesome sounds from many Princeton University groups. Bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated to the YMCA St. Nicholas Project. Receive 20% off a toy at jaZams for the toy drive.

Strolling Holiday Entertainment & Santa

Every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, enjoy seasonal sounds and meeting Santa around Palmer Square.

Holiday Entertainment Schedule, 1-3pm:
Saturday, Nov. 28 Snow, Sleighbells and Saxophones
Sunday, Nov. 29 Nassau Brass
Saturday, Dec. 5 Holiday Brass
Sunday, Dec. 6 Nassau Brass
Saturday, Dec. 12 Jersey Harmony Chorus
Sunday, Dec. 13 Snow, Sleighbells and Saxophones
Saturday, Dec. 19 Spiced Punch
Sunday, Dec. 20 Spiced Punch

Strolling Santa:
Saturday, Nov. 28 12 – 2pm
Sunday, Nov. 29 1 – 3pm
Saturday, Dec. 5 12:30 – 2:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 6 1 – 3pm
Saturday, Dec. 12 12 – 2:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 13 1 – 3pm
Saturday, Dec. 19 12 – 2:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 20 1 – 3pm

Santa’s Helpers Walking Tours
Saturday, December 5, 12 and 19

Dec. 5 11:30am – 12:30pm
Dec. 5 1pm – 2pm
Dec. 12 11:30am – 12:30pm
Dec. 12 1pm – 2pm
Dec. 19 11:30-am – 12:30pm
Dec. 19 1pm – 2pm

Presented in partnership with the Princeton Tour Company.
A family friendly and picturesque strolling tour designed for parents and grandparents with 4yr, 5yr & 6yr old children.

Menorah Lighting
Tuesday, December 8

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join special guest speakers and the Odessa Klezmer Band us as we light our Menorah!
The ceremony will take place at the North Plaza on Hulfish Street in front of Mediterra restaurant. Rain or shine. Afterwards, there will be music and refreshments in the Senior Room at the Nassau Inn.

Holiday Hours
November 27th – December 23rd
Monday & Tuesday, 10am – 6pm
Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 8:30pm
Sunday, 11am – 6pm

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, 10am-4pm

Evening and Weekend Parking Offers
Enter the Hulfish or Chambers Street Garage after 4:00pm
and leave before 7:00am

$4.00 flat rate all day