Trenton, New Jersey
Trenton, NJ 08608
Contact: TDA Administrative Office
Phone: (609) 393-8998
In Trenton, New Jersey’s Capital City provides the unique opportunity for residents and tourists to experience the events that shaped our nation during Patriots Week (https://patriotsweek.com/). This event commemorates George Washington’s 1776 epic sneak holiday attack and the 10 crucial days that turned the tide of the American Revolution. The Trenton Downtown Association works closely with neighboring sites in the area to bring the most comprehensive historical experience to life for those of all ages and backgrounds. Patriots Week is held annually from December 26 – December 31 during the week between Christmas and New Year’s and attracts thousands of visitors to the city to enjoy historical tours, a pub crawl, colonial ball, lectures, films, art, music, battlefield re-enactments, and living history events. This year use your holiday break for a fun & history-filled family staycation!
FUN FACT! Did You Know: Trenton, New Jersey served as the Nation’s Capital for a period of approximately 30 days after the end of the American Revolution. It’s true! –Learn more about Trenton’s history during Patriots Week 2019.
Check out some of the activities you can participate in this year!
First Battle of Trenton
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 11am
Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack St., Trenton
Second Battle of Trenton
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 3pm
Mill Hill Park, 165 East Front St. (Corner of Broad and Front Streets), Trenton
Revolutionary Pub Crawl
Thursday, December 26 at 6pm
Starts at Checkers 14 South Warren St., Trenton
Colonial dress– prize to best dressed
Puppet Show: The Trouble with Trenton
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 12pm
Warren Street Plaza, 101 North Warren St. (Corner of N. Warren and Hanover Streets)