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Browse “Wisconsin’s Largest Weekly Outdoor Flea Market” while you’re in Princeton. Enjoy shopping, food, refreshments and visits with great friends. Featuring over 180 booths every week, our market is held every Saturday April thru October in our tree-shaded City Park, and it attracts thousands of shoppers weekly. Admission and parking is FREE, and you’re certain to find yourself a bargain. In addition to the weekly flea market, there are quaint shops with unique merchandise, comfortable restaurants with sumptuous menus, and breathtaking natural resources, we also hold several festivals throughout the year.
The Princeton Historical Society invites you to step back in time. Visit Stone House Museum, the Warnke Building, or take a guided walking tour of the downtown. You will come to cherish our beginnings and understand why we are what we are today. Take in some art and culture, by visiting the areas galleries and Thrasher Opera House. Quaint, warm, old fashioned, they’re all words visitors use to describe our downtown business district. People coming from more urban areas enjoy being surrounded by the history of our well cared for older architecture and unique signage. The nostalgic feeling they get is one of the reasons they’re coming back to see us again and again. Orchards, roadside stands and farmers markets sell the best of what nature has to offer during the growing season. Capture the “just picked” freshness of fruits and vegetables.
Princeton is located in the heart of Wisconsin’s finest deer, duck, and goose hunting country. The area is a delight for watching wildlife. Hiking trails are nearby, and three major public wildlife refuges are within a short drive. Hundreds of species of birds can be seen, and you can even visit a bison ranch just north of town. Swimming, boating and canoeing, horseback riding, fine dining, and cross-country ski and snowmobile trails are all available in the area. Four fine golf courses, along with several driving ranges and miniature golf courses, can be found within ten miles of downtown. Bicycling enthusiasts can choose from over 150 miles of mapped biking routes on eight back-road tours that begin in downtown Princeton. The routes, which range from 8 to 34 miles, and from flat to quite hilly, will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside in central Wisconsin.