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Posted on: November 15, 2022

All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY!

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All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY! Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley is back for the holidays!

The City of Elmhurst is excited to announce the Explore Elmhurst Trolley is back for the holiday edition “Holly Trolley” on Saturdays November 26 through December 17 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The trolley will follow the same route as the summer trolley program.

Hop-on-board for some holiday fun! While onboard, riders will receive a guide to special offers from businesses in town and have a chance to enter-to-win prizes!

Route: No tickets are needed to ride the Explore Elmhurst Holly Trolley connecting downtown Elmhurst with the Spring Road business District and York and Vallette Business District. Special Explore Elmhurst signs will mark each stop. Parking is conveniently located near each trolley stop.

TROLLEY STOPS:

  1. York and Park 
  2. York and Schiller 
  3. Second and Addison 
  4. Cottage Hill and Virginia 
  5. Spring and the Illinois Prairie Path 
  6. York and Vallette 

Where's the trolley? Don't waste your time thinking about when the trolley will arrive at each stop. Track the trolley here!

Handicapped Accessibility: The Explore Elmhurst Express is handicapped accessible and ADA-compliant.

Strollers & Bikes: Strollers that collapse or fit into the seating area of the trolley are welcome on the trolley. If your stroller will not collapse, please leave it off the trolley. Bikes are not allowed on the trolley. The trolley does not have onboard storage and it is against fire code to place strollers or bikes in the aisle.

Enter to Win Prizes!:

Ask the trolley driver for a free ticket an enter-to-win weekly prizes while riding the trolley. See rules here.

Special Guests on the Trolley!:

November 26:

  • Elmhurst Firefighter Storytime (2 p.m.)
  • Elmhurst Choral Union Carolers (4-6 p.m.)

December 3:

  • Frozen Character “Anna” & “Elsa” (10am - noon)
  • Elmhurst Police Officer Storytime (2 p.m.)

December 10:

  • Elmhurst History Holiday Tour (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Frozen Character “Anna” & “Elsa” (2 - 4 p.m.)
  • Elmhurst Choral Union Carolers (4-6 p.m.)

December 17:

  • Frozen Characters “Anna” & “Elsa” (noon - 2 p.m.)
  • Elmhurst Library Storytime on the Trolley (2 p.m.)

Share Your Photos by tagging #ExploreElmhurst on your RIDE!

FOR THE SAFETY AND COURTESY OF YOURSELF AND OTHERS WHILE RIDING THE EXPLORE ELMHURST EXPRESS TROLLEY, PLEASE UNDERSTAND OUR TROLLEY CODE OF CONDUCT.


 LOST AND FOUND:
Think you left something on the trolley? 

The City contracts the trolley from Aries Charter. For information on lost and found items, please call the 24-hour trolley dispatch at (708) 243-6005.

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