A Princeton Bride’s Guide to a Palmer Square Wedding

All you need to kick start your happily ever-after is right here in the heart of Downtown Princeton!


~Follow this guide for a wedding EXPERIENCE full of luxury and elegance ~



This charming and seasonal proposal spot in front of the Nassau Inn will have you saying, “I Do” in your dreams!

There are so many beautiful hidden gems in Palmer Square Princeton !

collage, the Green at Palmer Sqaure, Mediterra store-front, twinkling lights in the square and Tiger Park

Leading Up To The Day

As the big date approaches, your skin care routine can make all the difference. Stay clear and hydrated with the help of Origins and  Bluemercury’s natural and effective products. Treat your bridal party and yourself to rejuvenating facials that will keep your skin glowing right up to your big day!

 Prep For The Recep(tion)

In preparation for looking fabulous in your dream dress it’s a great idea to start firing and sculpting those muscles asap! If you want to be bustin’ a move at your reception until the sun comes up your cardio has to be top notch. Get at it and get fit at Princeton’s Pure Barre and lululemon’s Yoga classes. What a perfect excuse to take advantage of Pure Barre’s $99 Intro Month special for new customers!? The shoe experts at Pacers Run Club and the Yogi experts at lululemon athletica will certainly have you dressing the part too! Let ‘s face it, looking good while crushing calories (and pre-wedding jitters) goes hand-in-hand.

For The Couple

You’ll find the perfect wish list items necessary to start your new married life at Kitchen Kapers and Homestead Princeton! Sign up for your registry at Kitchen Kapers for all your fine cookware, bakeware, cutlery, coffee and espresso machine needs.

Say Thank You To Your Bridal Party

Show your wedding party just how much you appreciate them standing by your side. Treat them to anything from quirky to sophisticated at Brooks Brothers, Botari, Princeton Corkscrew Wine Shop and Dandelion


Discover that unique, original piece from Dandelion to complete your wedding day look!

The Rehearsal Dinner

 You and your loved ones can enjoy an intimate meal in one of the Nassau Inn’s many elegant spaces and private rooms!

Also, get the scoop on Mediterra’s private parties! Dine inside or al fresco while indulging in their upscale menu that combines the flavors of all 21 countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

Wedding Day Beauty 

M·A·C Cosmetics offers one-on-one consultations that are tailor-made to compliment any brides’ style or theme. Enjoy your complimentary mascara and a 20% product discount on the day of service!

From engagement photos to day-of looks, Salon Pure can style your hair beautifully for each unforgettable occasion. The glam doesn’t end there! Ask about their epilation services and mani – pedi appointments for you and your bridesmaids.

Photo Credit: Instagram – @salonpureprinceton

Wedding Florals

Designed by hand and with heart, Princeton Floral arranges fresh, show-stopping bouquets and centerpieces that will compliment the vision of your dream wedding

A Fairytale Day

The Nassau Inn has been a magical wedding destination for local Princeton families and friends since 1937. The twinkling outdoor patios and rustic streets make for a picturesque day any time of the year.

collage of couples at the Nassau Inn on their wedding day

Photo Credit: top left: kyo morishima photography, bottom right: Kay English Photography, bottom left: Couple of Dudes photography, bottom middle: Melanie Reyes photography, middle: Radian photography, top right: Lightyear Studio  Photography, bottom right: Barnyard Photography

From the Grand Ballroom to intimate rustic settings, the Nassau Inn provides a magical EXPERIENCE tailored to you for weddings of all seasons and sizes! Contact Nassau Inn Sales at: (609) 921-7500 x-634 to schedule your tour!

With 188 rooms and suites it’s The Nassau Inn is the perfect venue for your guests to stay overnight and take in all Princeton has to offer!

Eat Like Royalty

Accent your hors d’oeurve with a selection of over 200 cheeses, local meats and olives from Olsson’s Fine Foods, one of Palmer Square’s local favorites.

Team up with the folks at Chez Alice Gourmet Cafe to serve up decadent and delicious custom cakes on your special day!

Ranked as one of America’s Best Ice Cream Shops, The Bent Spoon’s farm-to-scoop goods will send your taste buds on the ride of their life!

Celebration Gifts

Say thank you with delectable, edible favors from Thomas Sweet, Lindt Chocolate and Carter and Cavero Old World Olive Oil Company.

Honeymoon Attire

You’ll find the perfect variety of chic vaycay outfits at Club Monaco, Lace Silhouettes Lingerie, Rouge, Roller Rabbit, Botari, NIC+ZOE , Talbots , Ann Taylor and more !

collage of honeymoon outfits

Cherish Your Memories Forever

The party may be over, but the memories will last a lifetime! Get your favorite candid shots framed at Cranbury Station Gallery.


~From Engagement to “I Do” Palmer Square supplies the perfect EXPERIENCE for a true Princetonian Bride!~

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