Trolley Wine Tour – Christmas Edition
Join us for an all-inclusive wine tour experience aboard the Excelsior Springs Chamber Trolley! This is our special Christmas edition tour! Everyone is encouraged to dress in their best festive outfits. There will be games and contests throughout the tour, including prizes for best dressed!
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 Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery, followed by Van Till Family Farm Winery. The last stop on the tour is at Four Horses & a Dog Vineyard & Winery 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.
*If you are part of a group, please let us know the names of everyone in your party, so we can set tables accordingly.
Tours start and end in Downtown Excelsior Springs at Willow Spring Mercantile, 249 E. Broadway, Excelsior Springs MO 64024.
*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.
Tours will be held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month – April 27 through December 14. (No tour on June 22 or August 24.) 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.
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.
Tickets are $99 per person and include gourmet brunch paired with wine, transportation aboard the trolley, and full tasting experiences at three local wineries.
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.
Parking lot on Broadway & Elizabeth St., Excelsior Springs, Mo. 64024
Tours will be on December 7, 14 & 21.
Tours departs at 6:15pm & arrive back to the parking lot by 7:30pm
Please arrive 10 minutes before tour departs for check in.
Tickets are $10 per person. Kids 3 and under are free.*
*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 Palermo’s Italian Restaurant. Here you will have three menu entrees to choose from Spaghetti with meat sauce, Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo or Baked Ziti with Allapana Sauce. Each entree will be served with a garlic knot and a NON-Alcoholic beverage of your choice. 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!!
You may purchase extra food, wine and desserts at your own expense, please just let the server know you need a separate ticket. GRATUITY NOT INCLUDED, don’t forget to tip your server!
Parking lot at Palermo’s Italian Restaurant located at 119 Crown Hill Rd, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024.
Tour will be held Friday, December 20, 2019. 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. The trolley will return guests to their vehicles at Palermo’s when finished around 8:45pm.
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.