Most Mercer County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed today, Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in observance of Thanksgiving.

The Mercer County Clerk’s Office closed at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, instead of holding its normal extended hours. Both the Clerk’s Office in Trenton and the County Connection office in Hamilton will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and on Friday, Nov. 26.

All branches of the Mercer County Library System closed at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. On Friday, Nov. 26, the Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; all other branches will be closed.

The following County offices and facilities will remain open on Thanksgiving Day: Trenton-Mercer Airport (except for administrative offices), Correction Center, Sheriff’s Office and the Emergency Services Communication Center.

Please remember that when visiting Mercer County government buildings and other indoor facilities, face masks must be worn regardless of one’s vaccination status.

Holiday hours for Park Commission facilities are as follows:

Mercer County Tennis Center will be open Thanksgiving Day from 7:30 a.m. to noon and will have regular hours, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Friday. Outdoor courts are open, weather permitting.

Mercer County Skating Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will be open Friday, with public skate sessions from 10 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 5 to 7 p.m., and 7:45 to 9:45 p.m.

Mountain View Golf Course and Princeton Country Club will be open Thanksgiving Day, weather permitting, with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. Call the respective pro shops to reserve a spot.

Thanksgiving Day tee times at Mercer Oaks (West and East courses) will start at 8 a.m. and end around 1 p.m., weather permitting. Pro shop will be open until 2 p.m.

The Park Commission will hold its annual Golf Gift Card Sale on Black Friday. Customers will earn an additional 20 percent bonus on all gift card purchases in any golf shop or online at

Howell Living History Farm will be closed both Thanksgiving Day and Friday, but will reopen with Wreath & Sleighbell Sale and Share the Harvest Tours on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mercer County Stables will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday.

The Wildlife Center will be open both Thanksgiving Day and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to accept new patients by appointment only.

The Outdoor Education Environment will be open the same hours. Park Commission administrative offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, and will reopen Monday. For more information on Park Commission facilities and programs, please visit

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