Downtown Wilmington Holiday Lights & History Trolley Tour  ends Sunday, December 29th. Seats are limited. Available remaining dates and times are listed below. Trolleys depart from The Cotton Exchange building.

Downtown Wilmington Holiday Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

Hosted by Mrs. Claus!

The historic Cotton Exchange is home to a unique collection of locally-owned and operated stores and restaurants; and it’s where Santa is based every holiday weekend! Stroll the riverfront to view the city’s holiday tree and as the sun goes down over the Cape Fear River, grab a hot chocolate before embarking on this year’s Cape Fear Holiday Lights & History Trolley Tour hosted by Mrs. Claus herself! View historic homes decked in thousands of lights and holiday decor and learn tidbits of Wilmington’s history that dates back hundreds of years. Tradition and history with a holiday twist that’s enjoyable for all ages!  45 minutes.

Cape fear Trolley Tours

Enjoy a narrated tour in a comfortable air-conditioned trolley through Downtown Wilmington, NC. Wilmington’s heritage, architecture and natural beauty are unparalleled and enhanced by the number of restaurants, breweries, entertainment venues and other “hot spots” that continue to pop up around town!


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Cape Fear Trolley is owned and operated by Cape Fear Transportation, a locally-owned and operated transportation company founded in 2012. Cape Fear Transportation, the area’s leader in ground transportation and tour experiences also owns and operates Cape Fear Limo and Cape Fear Coach Lines which consistently receive five-star customer reviews. They were also awarded the highest safety rating by the Federal Government in 2018.