Chicago, Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Chicago Trolley Co. has announced that the popular “Holiday Lights Tour,” previously available to groups only, will be available to individuals on Friday and Saturday evenings from November 25 through December, 23, 2011.
Guests will be able to “see it all” with Chicago’s version of a caroling sleigh ride that whisks passengers amongst the festive lights and enchanting sights of wintertime in Chicago. Sights include the twinkling lights of the Magnificent Mile, State Street & Macy’s Holiday Windows, Daley Plaza’s 40-foot tree, the John Hancock Plaza tree, Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest, Buckingham Fountain, Christkindlmarket and more.
The “Holiday Lights Tour”, narrated by Chicago Trolley Co. guides who are entertainers, will showcase the best of Chicago’s holiday lights and sights, with stops at two brilliantly illuminated holiday attractions. Passengers will have time to hop off at both the Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo and the Christkindlmarket, a traditional German American Holiday Market with distinctive crafts, artistic glass ornaments, delicious sweets, holiday food and drinks, along the way.
Tickets are $26.00. They must be purchased in advance online at www.chicagotrolley.com. The tours last approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. They are available on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 25 through Dec. 23, 2011, with four departure times at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tours depart from Chicago Water Works Pumping Station located at Michigan Avenue and Pearson Streets across from Water Tower Place. Tours hold 32 passengers each.