Winter Holiday Tours

Trolley Wine Tour – Christmas Edition

Join us for an all-inclusive wine tour experience aboard the Excelsior Springs Chamber Trolley! Your adventure begins at Willow Spring Mercantile with a gourmet brunch in the wine cellar bistro paired with Missouri-made wines. Then we’ll hop aboard the trolley and head out to Four Horses & a Dog Winery, followed by Van Till Family Farm Winery. The last stop on the tour is  Dubious Claims Brewing Company before we conclude back in downtown Excelsior Springs. Each winery stop includes a full tasting experience. Plus, you’ll receive a souvenir 6-bottle wine bag to fill up with your favorite wines!

Brunch includes made from scratch sausage and vegetable quiche, spinach salad with fresh berries, and fresh fruit. A chocolate cappuccino brownie is served for dessert. A wine flight with your choice of sweet or dry wines will accompany the meal. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know when you register so the restaurant can accommodate.
Fees/Admission:
Tickets are $99 per person and include gourmet brunch paired with wine, transportation aboard the trolley, and full tasting experiences at three local wineries.

Time Information:
Guests are asked to arrive by 10:15 am for check-in and seating. Brunch will be served promptly at 10:30 am. Tours will conclude at or around 5:00 pm.

*If you are part of a group, please let us know the names of everyone in your party, so we can set tables accordingly.

*Excelsior Springs can be difficult to navigate if you are not familiar with the town’s layout, so please plan to arrive with enough time to find parking, use the restroom, etc. Also, many of the shops close at 5pm Saturday and are not open on Sundays, so if you’d like to shop, we recommend shopping Saturday morning. If you are staying at the Elms, Inn on Crescent Lake, Sunnyside Cottage or Payne Jailhouse and would like the trolley to pick you up there, please let us know in advance and our driver would be happy to do so. 

Please understand that the tour cannot wait on you to start if you arrive late. We greatly appreciate your promptness and consideration of our other guests. If you get lost, will be late, or cannot make it for some reason, please call Willow Spring Mercantile at 816-630-7467 to let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Advance ticket purchase is required as tours are very popular and often sell out weeks in advance. In order for the venues to be adequately prepared, we can accept reservations up to 2 days before the tour. If you’d like to purchase available tickets within 48 hours of the tour, please contact the Chamber at 816-630-6161 to make sure that we can accommodate. The Chamber reserves the right to cancel if there are less than 15 reservations, in which case, you can be moved to another tour date or your ticket purchase will be refunded. We also have a 48 hour cancelation policy, which states that no refunds are given within 48 hours of the tour. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know so that the restaurant can accommodate. 

Holly Jolly Trolley Tour

Join us for a family friendly night on the Excelsior Springs Trolley! Hop on at the parking lot at Broadway & Elizabeth Street (old Farmers Market parking lot) and venture out on a magical lighted tour of Excelsior Springs,sponsored by Central Bank of the Midwest, finishing through The Lane of Lights. The tour concludes back in downtown.

Fees/Admission:
Tickets are $10 per person. Kids 3 and under are free.*

Time Information:
Tours departs at 6:15pm & arrive back to the parking lot by 7:30pm.
Please arrive 10 minutes before tour departs for check in.

*Please indicate in the notes section if you are bringing any children 3 and under so we have an idea how many people total to expect. Childen must sit on parents lap if not purchasing a seat for them.

Family Night Holiday Lights

Join us for a family friendly night out on the trolley. We will start by filling everyone up with dinner at a restaurant to be announced. After dinner, guests will load the trolley and head out on a magical lighted tour ending with The Lane of Lights. Be prepared to sing your favorite Christmas carols, relax and have FUN!!

Fees/Admission:
Tickets are $20 per guest. Kids 3 and under eat for the ticket price of $5 and get to ride the trolley for free but MUST sit on an adults lap. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to 6:30pm for check-in.

Time Information:
Dinner will be served around 6:30pm and finish up by 7:45pm. From 7:45pm- 8:45pm the trolley will head out on a magical lighted tour finishing with The Lane of Lights.