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Mercer Street Grassroots District

From events to restaurants and shopping, the Mercer Street Grassroots District in Downtown Princeton is the perfect place to spend an afternoon or a night on the town.

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Located off Exit 9 on Interstate 77, this area has craft beer, quaint lunch spots, coffee and treats and much more. Let your artistic side come out by taking a photo opp of the larger-than-life murals and stop inside one of the art boutiques. Or try your hand at creating your own art or relax and enjoy live music!

Food and Drink

Arts & Culture

Shopping and more

The Historic District

History comes to life in the Historic District! This historical section -located next to the Grassroots District – features the original brick street, museums and the rail yard. Step back in time and learn about Princeton’s railroad and coal mining history.

Ongoing Events

Classic cars line the strip in the Grassroots District in Mercer County.

Cool Cruisin Nights
Take a ride down memory lane! Auto enthusiasts of all ages will marvel as classic and custom cars fire up their engines and coast the strip.   

Cool Cruisin Nights are held the third Saturday of the month, May–October.

First Fridays
The Grassroots District kicks off the first weekend of every month with a lively array of entertainment, exclusive deals and special activities for the whole family.

Other Events
From recurring events like ArtWalk to yearly celebrations such as the Mercer Monster Mash, Downtown Countdown and All Together Arts Week, there’s always something happening in the Grassroots District!

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