Holiday Lights Tour

Experience the Magic of Philly: Holiday Lights & Music on a Victorian Trolley!

Join City Sightseeing this holiday season and experience a unique way to view all your favorite parts of our beautiful city on one of our Victorian Style Trolley’s. Our trolley’s are all decked out in the holiday spirit ready with lights, holiday decor and music for the ultimate way to see the city’s beautiful light show this season! Our 2 hour Holiday Tour will take you to the best decorated streets in the city while you and your friends and family can sing along with us to all your favorite holiday music. City Sightseeing’s Holiday Light Tour is perfect for family, friends, holiday parties and corporate events. We are ready to have you book today and join us for this beautiful holiday experience.

Things to know before booking:
Weekend bookings within 48 hours must be by agent. Please call (215) 922-2300.
Group size 23 max (Call for larger groups).
If your desired time slot is not available, please call (215) 922-2300.
BYOB: Beer/Wine only (No liquor). Please drink responsibly and remove all trash.

Featured sites/neighborhoods include:
Smedley Street, where you can get out & stretch your legs
Miracle on 13th St. (Beginning November 26th)
Christmas Village/Love Park
City Hall & Dilworth Plaza
Comcast Building
Washington Square
Franklin Square

Tour info

🕰️ Duration:

2 hours (Includes Loading and Unloading)

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Group Size:

Up to 23

🏁 Meeting Point
21 South 5th Street in front of the Bourse Building

  • In the event of inclement weather, we will offer you a new date and time or 100% refund if you can not pick an alternate date.

Cancellations initiated by the client will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the booking value.

Please note: Miracle on 13th St. will not be on display on November 24th and will be inaccessible on November 25th. Broad Street will be used as an alternate for this section of the route on these days. The site will be fully open beginning November 26th.

Frequently asked questions
Where can we park?
The closest parking garage is at 400 Ranstead Street (not included with tour price)
How do I rent a trolley tour?
You can purchase online or call one of our holiday elves and we will be happy to assist in booking your tour with you.
How long is the tour?
2 hours
How many people does the trolley hold?
Our smallest trolley holds 23 passengers and our largest holds 32 passengers
Can I bring coolers/bottles/cans/cups/wine/hard liquor?
Yes , but nothing in a glass container
Do we get off the trolley at all?
Yes,we have one stop on Smedley Street where we will walk for about 15 minutes to see the decorations on foot.
Why aren't we getting off at The Miracle on South 13th Street this year?
We would love to be able to stop here but due to parking restrictions and availability , unfortunately we can not. However the view from the Trolley will still be amazing
Are there restrooms along the route?
Before the tour, depending on the hours, the Bourse building at the beginning of the route has a bathroom and the Visitor’s center as well. (Before tour starts)
Is the trolley handicap accessible?
Yes, we do have trolleys with lifts. Please call ahead for availability
What is the refund policy?
Due to the overwhelming demand for our Holiday Light Trolley Tour we are unable to offer refunds. We can change your date if we have another time available with a 48 hour notice, anything before 48 hours we can not guarantee a rebooking.

(215) 922-2300

Larger Groups (15 people or more)
Smaller Groups (15 people or less)
Age Restriction:
All Ages
Ages 3+
Ages 21+
Ages 18+
Ages 16+
Ages 7+
Ages 4+
Ages 5+
Age 8+
Age 6+
Age 12+
age 10+
Activity Types:
Tours & Guides
Classes & Lessons
Duration (tours, trips, experiences, classes): 2hrs
Pick-up/Drop-off Options:
Store/Business Location
Public Location
Delivery Available
Home Location
Listing created Dec 19, 2023

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