The Connecticut Trolley Museum presents Holiday Fun. These events include:
Winterfest and the “Tunnel of Lights”
Winterfest 2021 and the “Tunnel of Lights” began on Friday, November 26. Winterfest will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from November 26 through December 19. Additionally, the museum will be open from December 26 through December 30. Winterfest and the “Tunnel of Lights” is celebrating its 43rd year as a family holiday tradition. Halls are decked both inside and outside with over 15,000 lights. Outside, closed trolley cars transport guests down a tunnel of lights as they sing Christmas carols with their trolley car operators. For an open-air view of the “Tunnel of Lights,” one open sleigh car is lit up entirely with holiday lights. Be sure to dress warm and bring blankets. Inside, the Visitor Center is decorated like a Winter Wonderland with multiple model train layouts and lights galore. A food vendor will be on-site serving hot cocoa, coffee, donuts and cookies up until Dec 19. Admission prices are $15-$20 per person. Museum Members receive half off admission.
Storytime Trolley with Santa & Elf
A great program for our younger visitors. Storytime trolley with Santa & Elf will run on Saturday and Sunday December 11 and 12. Visitors will enjoy a ride in a decorated vintage trolley car where Santa will visit with each child. Also, while on board Santa’s elf will read a holiday story and each child will complete a holiday craft. The cost is $25 for any age.
Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
Holiday Centerpiece Workshop will take place at the Museum inside the Visitor Center on December 15 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Broad Brook Gardens will be demonstrating how to build the centerpiece and all supplies are included in the cost. The cost is $45.
Registration for all these events must be made in advance. For more information on these events, please call our business office at 860-627-6540 or visit our website at www.ct-trolley.org.