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Princeton NJ Holiday Guide

Welcome to POL’s annual, and festive Holiday Guide - a wonderful guide to gift giving ideas, entertaining, and holiday themed entertainment. Look for caterers, invitations, gift ideas, and more. Buy tickets to your favorite holiday events like The Nutcracker and PSO's Holiday POPS concert. POL wishes you and yours, a Happy Holiday!
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Kelsey Theatre

Celebrate the Holidays at Kelsey Theatre starting in November with Scrooge, The Musical followed by our own holiday tradition 'Twas The Night Before Christmas... a delightful musical perfect for the whole family – even the littlest theatre goer. Then delight to a special abridged, fully-narrated version of The Nutcracker.

Of course, Gift Certificates to The Kelsey Theatre make a perfect holiday gift allowing the recipient to make lasting memories seeing upcoming plays like Calendar Girls, 12 Angry Men, Cabaret, Evita, and more! Or Kids Classics like Frozen Jr., Treasure Island, and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. 609-570-3333 or

American Repertory Ballet


American Repertory Ballet (ARB) brings the beloved classic Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, thrilling choreography and a cast of more than 100. A holiday tradition for more than 50 years, American Repertory Ballet's Nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running Nutcracker productions in the nation. ARB's professional company joins together with students from Princeton Ballet School to tell the story of a young girl named Clara and how a mysterious gift from her Uncle Drosselmeyer brings about enchanted dreams and fantastical scenes. American Repertory Ballet's Nutcracker is a perfect holiday treat for your entire family!

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Princeton Pro Musica


On December 15, 2019 at 3:00pm, Princeton Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra will present a concert titled Joy to the World: A Christmas Suite at the grand Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ. This warm and joyous holiday concert features the “Christmas portion” of Messiah by George Frederic Handel alongside Joy to the World, our own maestro’s stirring suite of carols and holiday songs.

Tickets are available only through Princeton Pro Musica at, or by calling (609) 683-5122.

Princeton Symphony Orchestra


Saturday, December 14 at 3pm & 6pm – HOLIDAY POPS!

Join the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, the Princeton High School Choir, and the New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble for a seasonal celebration that's sure to delight all ages. The concert includes festive holiday melodies and a carol sing-along—a Princeton holiday tradition! Nell Flanders conducts.

Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, on the campus of Princeton University. Tickets: $45 and up (children 17 years and younger accompanied by an adult receive a 50% discount); Large print programs and assistive listening devices available; Additional accommodations or services (i.e. ASL, Braille Program, Audio Description etc.) can be arranged with two weeks' notice.

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