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Winterfest & the Tunnel of Lights

Friday, November 24, 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Connecticut Trolley Museum presents Winterfest 2017 and "The Tunnel of Lights" beginning Friday, November 24th. A new addition this is year to the trolley ride is a tree light show synchronized with music. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 24th-26th, Dec. 1st -3rd, Dec. 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th and Dec 22nd- 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. The event will also be held Dec. 26th -30th from 5PM-9PM for School Vacation Break.

Join hundreds of others and start a family tradition of coming for a trolley ride during the holiday season. Whether you ride a closed car or brave the cold to ride the open "electric sleigh", we promise you a good time and one that you'll remember for years. Join your motormen in singing traditional Christmas carols as the trolley makes its way through the "Tunnel of Lights". When you return, head inside the Visitors Center which has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with model trains, decorations galore and you can even buy a delicious cup of hot cocoa to sip as you enjoy the entertainment. Additionally, meet and pose for a picture with Santa inside one of the historic trolleys, Santa will also have a gift for each child. Admission prices are $12 for Adults, $11 for Seniors (62+), Children (ages 4-12) $10, children (3 & under) $3 and Museum Members receive half off admission. For more information visit or call 860-627-6540.

The Connecticut Trolley Museum is located at 58 North Road (Rt. 140) and is a short 15 minutes north of Hartford or a short 15 minutes south of Springfield.

Start Date:
November 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM
End Date:
December 30, 2017 - 9:00 PM
Holiday / Seasonal Events, Museums
Hartford County
Price of Event:
$12 for Adults, $11 for Seniors (62+), Children (ages 4-12) $10, children (3 & under) $3 and Museum Members receive half off admission
58 North Rd
East Windsor, CT 06088
Organization Name:
Connecticut Trolley Museum
Contact Name:
Gina Maria Alimberti
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: