Trenton is the capital of New Jersey arts and culture, and the epicenter of New Jersey government and politics. With affordable sports and entertainment venues, historic sites, and great restaurants, Trenton and nearby Ewing have something for everyone. Whether it's business meetings, conferences, festivals, art and theater events, or simply a nice dinner out, Trenton is the most accessible New Jersey city. Come for business, stay for fun.
What to Do
New Jersey State Museum
As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey's cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow's leaders.
205 West State Street, Trenton - (609) 292-6464
Patriots Theater at the War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers and sailors from Mercer County who died fighting World War I, the War Memorial houses an 1,807-seat, fully-equipped theater for performances and assemblies, in addition to other event spaces. The War Memorial is owned by The State of New Jersey and operated by The Department of State.
1 Memorial Drive, Trenton - (609) 984-8484
Artworks promotes artistic diversity by fostering creativity, learning, and appreciation of the arts. In addition to presenting, Art All Night, an annual art extravaganza that builds community, Artworks hosts gallery exhibitions, workshops, and classes.
19 Everett Alley, Trenton - (609) 394-9436
Passage Theatre Company
Passage Theatre Company produces boundary-pushing and stylistically adventurous new works for the theatre that entertain and challenge a diverse audience.
205 East Front St, Trenton - (609) 392-0766
Boheme Opera Company
Boheme Opera enriches the region with accessible, affordable, and artistically professional opera performances. The company is committed to preserving and promoting the operatic art form and introducing it to new and diverse audiences through productions, educational programs, and collaborations with other arts organizations.
Kendall Main Stage Theatre, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing - (609) 771-2775
Trenton Film Society
The Trenton Film Society brings together filmmakers, film professionals, and area residents to build a better understanding and appreciation of filmmaking. Each year, the Society produces the Trenton International Film Festival, the Not Quite Legal Film Festival, the Arts/Community Collaboration film series, and other special events.
P.O. Box 22430, Trenton - (609) 331-9599
The College of New Jersey Center for the Arts
Working closely with all the departments and student organizations at TCNJ, the Center serves as a resource for community engagement. With three performing arts facilities and events throughout the year, the Center develops programming that contributes to the aesthetic and economic vitality of our region.
2000 Pennington Road Ewing, NJ - (609) 771-2775
Where to Stay
When visiting Trenton, enjoy your stay at one of the many available hotels or inns.
Wyndham Garden Trenton
1 West Lafayette Street
Trenton - 609-421-4000
Candlewood Suites Bordentown-Trenton
200 Rising Sun Rd
Bordentown - (609) 291-1010
Holiday Inn Express Bordentown - Trenton South
Bordentown - (609) 817-0070
Where to Eat
Whether it's a casual cafe or a fine Italian feast, Trenton offers options for every taste.
600 Chestnut Avenue
Trenton - (609) 396-6300
Blue Danube Restaurant
538 Adeline Street
Trenton - (609) 393-6133
E. Front Cafe
13 East Front Street
Trenton - (609) 218-6124
RHO Ristorante & Discoteca
50 Riverview Plaza Route 29
Trenton - (609) 393-7300
449 South Broad Street
Trenton - (609) 989-7777