Today marks the last day of the 2019 Patriots Week celebration of the crucial role that Trenton played in the Revolutionary War that gave birth to our nation.  In spite of yesterday’s rain, the week was a great success that brought thousands of regular visitors and an equal number of new visitors to New Jersey’s Capital City.  

Today, Tuesday, December 31st, it ends with three wonderful events: 

  • John Honeyman, Washington’s Spy; Unsung Hero or Urban Legend? At the Old Barracks, 101 Barracks St.
    The story of John Honeyman, the Griggstown, NJ butcher and cattle dealer who, according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington in the months leading up to the game-changing victory in the First Battle of Trenton.
  • Annual Peace Vigil: At the Historic Trenton Friends Meeting House, 142 East Hanover St.
    Join the Trenton Friends Meeting for the Annual Vigil for Peace in the new year.  Light refreshments.
  • Capital Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey New Year’s Eve Concert: at the War Memorial, Patriots Theatre, 1 Memorial Drive at 8 PM
    A wonderful alternative to Times Square.  The Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey’ Annual New Year’s Eve Concert.  Tickets $45 -$75.  Visit  for the full music program and tickets.

For additional details, check out our new website: 

“Thank you for supporting Patriots Week 2019,” said Tom Gilmour, Executive Director of Trenton Downtown Association. “We’re asking everyone to consider taking our 2019 Patriots Week Survey.  To understand the audience and how Patriots Week might be made better, The Trenton Downtown Association and Dr. Bryon Tyrrell of Stockton University Tourism and Management Studies have put together a survey for visitors to Patriots Week.” 

The survey,, generally takes less than five minutes to complete.

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