MarketFair Princeton will offer the following activities during the holiday season.
- Crafting with Mrs. Claus will be held virtually at 10 a.m. Nov. 29 via Facebook.
Craft kits to create a colorful chain-link Christmas tree craft are complimentary and can be picked up at Pottery Barn Kids beginning Nov. 24.
The kit is free, but registration is required at www.eventbrite.com/e/crafting-with-mrs-claus-tickets-127878238253
- The Wish Tree will be available from Nov. 16 to Dec. 13.
Gifts for children in Mercer County will be distributed through the Division of Children and Families of Trenton, The Princeton Area Juniorettes and The Princeton Area Junior Woman’s Club.
A Wish Tree will be onsite as a representation of children’s wishes, but this year a QR code will bring visitors to a wish list where they can select a child to donate a gift to.
Unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at the drop box located outside of White House Black Market (items will be quarantined before being distributed to children) or ship to Princeton Pong, Attn: K. Lane, 745 Alexander Road, Suite 9-12. Princeton Junction 08550.
- Holiday Tree Lane will be open from Nov. 27 to Dec. 14.
Trees will be decorated by members of the West Windsor Arts Center, Princeton Area Junior Woman’s Club and West Windsor Community Farmers Market.
Vote for your favorite tree. The winning tree’s organization receives a $500 donation.
Learn more about the organizations at https://marketfairshoppes.com/event/Holiday-Tree-Lane/2145546225/
- Visits with Santa will take place from Nov. 27 to Dec. 24.
Santa and guests will be masked to ensure safety, and reservations are required to ensure social distancing.
To reserve a space to meet Santa, and to read about safety measures, visit https://marketfairshoppes.com/event/Santa-Claus-IS-Coming-to-Town/2145545369/
Schedule visits from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays, or 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Santa is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Closed Nov. 30 and Dec. 7.
Guests will receive complimentary gift and free kids meal coupon at Corner Bakery Café with each visit with Santa. Present a photo receipt at Corner Bakery Café to redeem. While supplies last.
- Capture Joy from Nov. 29 to Dec. 20.
Throughout the holiday season, MarketFair will feature weekly enter-to-win contests on social media, where one winner will win $100 gift card to a retailer of their choice each week.
To enter, participants must snap a picture at one of the MarketFair photo moment locations, using the hashtag #marketfairmoment
- This holiday season, there will be contactless curbside delivery and pickup options available from dozens of the center’s high-end retailers. For a list of participating retailers, visit https://marketfairshoppes.com/event/Curbside/2145545993/
Princeton MarketFair is located at 3535 Route 1, Princeton.