Boston’s Enchanted Trolley Tour continues tradition of lighting holiday trees throughout Boston


Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently announced the schedule for the 2018 Enchanted Trolley Tour, a Boston holiday tradition of lighting holiday trees throughout the City. This year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will start on Friday, November 30 and end in Sunday, December 2, in neighborhoods throughout Boston.


“I’m excited to kick off this holiday season by visiting neighborhoods throughout Boston with our trolley tour and tree lightings,” said Mayor Walsh. “This is a great time for us to come together and celebrate our neighbors, our city, and our communities. I encourage all to attend this weekend of family-friendly celebrations.”

For the 23rd year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston. The event is sponsored by Bank of America, and includes visits with Santa, holiday performances, tree lightings, and more.


“Bank of America is proud to continue our support of Mayor Walsh’s Enchanted Trolley Tour, a long-standing tradition that brings joy and excitement to neighborhoods and families across the City,” said Miceal Chamberlain, Bank of America Massachusetts President. “We thank the City of Boston for all they do to provide our customers, teammates, and communities the power to give back and make a difference during the holiday season.”


The 2018 Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting for South Boston is Sunday, December 2, 2018, 1:00PM M Street Park.


The Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment is committed to producing fun and free public events for Bostonians and visitors to the City. For more information, please call 617-635-3911, visit, or follow @VisitBostonCity on Twitter.