The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village

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Princeton Events


Enjoy convenient access to all the top Princeton events from The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village. Cheer on your favorite Princeton sports team, renew your love of the arts at the McCarter Theatre Center, or invigorate your senses with a Princeton ghost tour. Whether you are planning a getaway with friends or a weekend to reconnect with family, there is always a Princeton event perfect for the occasion.

Discover upcoming Princeton events below to begin planning your visit, and book your stay at The Westin Princeton today.




Princeton Ghost Tour

June 1 - August 31, Saturdays at 8:30 PM
116 Nassau Street | Princeton, NJ 08542 | 855.743.1415

Take part in the Princeton Ghost Tour and learn how to conduct your very own ghost hunt. Awaken your spirit with haunting tales of  paranormal activity as you embark on a spooky stroll through Princeton University, the surrounding historic neighborhoods and one of the nation's oldest cemeteries. This Princeton event shows you a side to the city you might not have known existed.



Princeton Walking Tour

June 1 - August 31, Saturdays at 4:30 PM
116 Nassau Street | Princeton, NJ 08542 | 855.743.1415

The Princeton Walking Tour showcases the famous students and residents that helped make Princeton the most treasured Ivy League town in America. Tour the beautiful Princeton University campus and visit surrounding neighborhoods including the homes and favorite hangouts of Albert Einstein, Woodrow Wilson, JFK, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, and more.




Princeton Show Jumping

Select dates now through October
Hunter Farms North | 246 Burnt Hill Road | Skillman, NJ 08558 | 908.327.3388

Princeton Show Jumping is located nearby at Hunter Farms and hosts numerous top quality events showcasing Olympic Riders and some of the best horses in America. This Princeton event offers spectators the opportunity to stroll through the beautiful grounds and see elite professionals ride, teach, train, and compete. Learn more about our Princeton Show Jumping offer and book today for great rates!




Princeton University Football

Select Saturdays in the Fall
Princeton Stadium | Princeton University | Princeton, NJ 08540

Cheer on your favorite team at Princeton University. Watch the Princeton Tigers take on rival schools and experience the excitement right from the sidelines. Learn more about our special rates for our Princeton University hotel guests.




Fall Family Fun Weekends at Terhune Orchards

Saturday & Sundays, September 21 - October 27, 10 AM – 5 PM
Terhune Orchards | 330 Cold Soil Road | Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609.924.2310

Celebrate the beauty of fall in Princeton with a day of family fun at Terhune Orchards. Pick apples and pumpkins, take part in a pony or wagon ride, discover the Corn Stalk Maze, and enjoy live music while savoring a farm-fresh meal. Admission is $5.00 and children under 3 are free. Plus, the Farm Store, pumpkin and mum display, and the new winery and tasting room are open without admission.








August 9 & 10 at 7:30 PM, August 11 at 2 PM
McCarter Theatre Center | 91 University Place | Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609.258.ARTS (2787)

Directed and designed by theatre professionals, this 90-minute version of Hamlet features talented local high school students who have learned about Shakespearean text, stage combat, theatrical movement, and more at McCarter Theatre this summer. Be sure to catch their final performance at this anticipated Princeton event.




Toni Braxton

August 14 at 8:00 PM
State Theatre | 15 Livingston Avenue | New Brunswick, NJ 08901 | 732.246.7469

See six-time Grammy® Award-winning R&B singer Toni Braxton live in concert on her first tour in five years. An invigorating night awaits as Braxton performs hits like "Un-break My Heart," "Another Sad Love Song," "Breathe Again," and "You're Makin' Me High."




McCarter Theatre Block Party

August 21, 5-8 PM
McCarter Theatre Center | 91 University Place | Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609.258.ARTS (2787)

This annual Princeton event is perfect for families or anyone who loves the performing arts! Rejuvenate your evening with music on the lawn from the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra. Enter the theatre for special demonstrations and activities for the kids. Enjoy the chance to win a variety of prizes including ticket giveaways.







September 6 - 29, time varies by date
McCarter Theatre Center | 91 University Place | Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609.258.ARTS (2787)

Enjoy a world-class performance of David Auburn's Proof at this moving Princeton event. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Proof is a play about fathers and daughters, the power of ideas, and the sacrifices we make for family.




Apple Day at Terhune Orchards

September 15 & 16, 10 AM - 5 PM
Terhune Orchards | 330 Cold Soil Road | Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609.924.2310

Welcome the harvest season at this annual Princeton event. Enjoy deliciously fresh dining options, live music by the Daisy Jug Band and all of your favorite farm activities, perfect for the whole family! The kids will love making their own scarecrow, face painting, wagon and pony rides and more. Admission is $5.00. Children under 3 are free.