Excelsior Events

2018 Special Events at Excelsior Streetcar Line

Farmers’ Market

Tuesdays May 22 through September 25
2 to 5 PM
Regular Fares apply

Fresh produce, flowers, refreshments and more can be found at the weekly Excelsior Farmers’ Market. Make a streetcar ride part of your weekly visit.

Spring Trolley

Saturday, May 12

10 AM to 1 PM
Fare $7
See baby ducks, chicks, and plants. Proceeds go to pollinator programs
for local kids.
To view a poster, click here.

Memorial Day

Monday. May 28
10 to 4 PM
Regular Fares apply

Celebrate the holiday in Excelsior.


Story Time Trolley

Thursday August 9
5 PM and 6 PM
$5 per passenger

Featuring Stephen Shaskan author of Toad in the Road

A treat, a trolley ride, and a bedtime story. Tickets are required and are available only at Excelsior Bay Books, 36 Water Street, Excelsior.

To view a poster, click here.

Grandma’s Day

Sunday, June 24
1 to 4 PM
$5 per passenger

Grandma — or Grandpa — rides free with their family.


To view a poster, click here.

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4
10 to 4 PM
Regular Fares apply

Spend the holiday at the Lake. Take a trolley ride, have a picnic, listen to a concert, watch the fireworks.


Crazy Days

Thursday & Friday, July 19 & 20 – 2  to 6 PM
Saturday & Sunday, July 21 & 22- 10 AM to 4 PM
Regular Fares apply

Water Street merchants selling outside on the sidewalk.


Sleepy Time Trolley

Thursday, August 23
5 PM and 6 PM  6 PM SOLD OUT
$4 per passenger

Go for a trolley ride and hear a story. Tickets required.



To view a poster, click here.

To order tickets click here.

Labor Day

Monday, September 3
1  to 4 PM
Regular Fares apply

Enjoy the day in Excelsior.


Apple Day

Saturday, September 22 – 10 AM to 4 PM
Regular Fares apply

Celebrate the first apple harvest.



Fantastically Spooky Ghost Trolley

Friday & Saturday, October 26 & 27
6 to 9 PM
$4 per passenger

Take a ride on the Excelsior Fantastically Spooky Ghost Trolley. Stop and mingle with the ghosts, zombies, witches and other unworldly creatures near the haunted Iron Range Trolley, the Creepy Graveyard and more. Play Halloween games, listen to ghost stories, and enjoy other spooky night activities. This all-new event is suitable for all family members.

To view a poster, click here.

Trick ‘r Trolley

Sunday, October 28
1:30 & 2:30 PM
$5 per passenger  SOLD OUT

A ride, a story, and a Halloween treat for younger children.

Tickets are available online.To purchase tickets click here.

To view a poster, click here.



Friday & Saturday, November 23 & 24 – 10 AM to 7 PM
Sunday, November 25 – 11 AM to 4 PM
$4, children 3 and under free

Visit a tradition European open air market, shop for unusual Christmas gifts, sample eats and drinks. Then take a ride on the decorated streetcar with Santa.

To view a poster, click here.