Experience the Battle of Princeton – 2024

Experience the Battle of Princeton - 247th Anniversary
Partner Event
January 7, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST

500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Join the Princeton Battlefield Society for a reenactment of the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton followed by a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at the Colonnade and Memorial Grove at the Princeton Battlefield. 

Highlights of the experience include:

  • Witness British and American reenactors, muskets, and cannon firing, in a narrated reenactment of the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton.
  • Converse with living historians and reenactors bringing the Battle of Princeton to life.
  • Participate at a memorial wreath-laying ceremony with military units, color guards, and lineage organizations.
  • Tour the historic Thomas Clarke House and new Battle of Princeton exhibit.
  • Take pictures as personal memories of this historic event.
  • If you are one of the first 300 registered before January 7, stop by the welcome table and receive an Experience the Battle of Princeton souvenir. 
  • Free coffee and hot chocolate!

Tickets require a $10 donation per adult and children age 15 and over to help cover expenses. Veterans and children under 15 are free guests. 

Parking is limited in the Park and along Mercer Road and side streets. Arrival well before 9:30AM is recommend.