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Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest
November 29 - December 29
The Connecticut Trolley Museum presents Winterfest 2019 and the “Tunnel of Lights” beginning Friday, November 29th. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from Thanksgiving Weekend through New Year’s Eve. Santa will be onsite in a historic caboose for photos and to give a small gift to each child until he has to fly back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
Admission prices are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors (62+), $11 for children (ages 4-12), $4 for children (3 & under).
Winterfest and the “Tunnel of Lights” is celebrating its 41st operating year as a family holiday tradition. Halls are decked both inside and outside with over 15,000 light bulbs. Outside, closed trolley cars transport jolly guests down a tunnel of lights as they sing traditional 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 a Winter Wonderland where Santa meets and greets children inside a historic caboose. Multiple model train layouts, both large and small are located in the main hall.
For more information about Winterfest and the Tunnel of Lights, call (860) 627-6540 or visit www.ct-trolley.org
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. 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.
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