Santa Barbara Trolley of Lights

December 10th -23rd, 2014

The Santa Barbara local’s favorite tour for admiring the amazing Holiday light displays around town! Relax on one of our open air trolleys as we take to you all of the breathtaking holiday lights around town on this 90-minute ride.
Tickets go on sale October 1st, 2014 at 9am.

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The Trolley of Lights Tour.
A Santa Barbara local favorite, the 90-minute trolley trip around Santa Barbara shows holiday sights and holiday lights.

The Trolley of Lights Dinner Trolley Tour.
Sit back and enjoy the evening as you ride the trolley to dinner at one of two delicious restaurant locations before re-boarding for the Trolley of Lights Tour!

On sale now: Santa Barbara Trolley’s Trolley of Lights Dinner Trolley is dinner and lights tour combo perfect for large groups, individuals and families.

The Dinner Trolley meets at 5:00pm at 22 State Street, you will ride to the restaurant to enjoy a fabulous meal then at 6:30pm you will embark on Santa Barbara’s original Trolley of Lights Tour, now in it’s 14th year!

Choose your Restaurant/Date:
The Dinner Trolley at Fess Parker’s Doubletree (see menu) - December 10, 12-15 and 19-23.
The Dinner Trolley at Palazzio (see menu) - December 10-11, 16-18 and 23.

All inclusive ticket price:
14th Annual Trolley of Lights Tour ticket, two course dinner, non-alcoholic beverage, tax & tip.
Adult tickets are $49
Children tickets are $29

Pick your date and buy your Trolley of Lights Dinner Trolley Tickets here.

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Trolley of Lights Rules and Regulations

  1. All sales are final. There will be no refunds, cancellations or rain checks.
  2. Seating per vehicle is first come, first serve. You are not guaranteed to sit with your group.
  3. Once assigned to a trolley and date, seats cannot be moved to another vehicle and/or date.
  4. Customer understands that the weather may be cold or raining on the tour.
  5. No alcohol or tobacco products are allowed on board any tour vehicle. No exceptions.
  6. The driver has the right to terminate tour without refund (for blatant indiscretion on the part of the customer).
  7. For multiple orders, seating is not guaranteed on the same vehicle as previous order(s).
  8. Seats purchased are assigned to first available trolley. Trolleys and seats cannot be selected.
  9. Lap kids are free but must remain seated on a lap.

Trolley of Lights Canned Food Drive – Benefitting the Unity Shoppe
Donate cans of food when you board the trolley for your chance to win prizes. For every 2 cans donated you receive a raffle ticket!

My husband and I went with a group of friends on the 2011 Trolley of Lights Tour, and we are already looking forward to next year. Great way to see Christmas lights around town. Neighbors step outside to greet trolleys as they pass by. You may even see a few Santas!
- Review from TripAdvisor.com