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Winterfest Performance Tour

November 29, 2019 - December 15, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Pensacola
  • Pensacola, FL 32502
  • (850) 435-0914 phone
  • Time: 5:00 PM


More of Your Favorites in 2019... and some things are new!

Winterfest's premier tour features nearly 20 performances along a 60-minute trolley trip through Downtown Pensacola. Singing guides accompany you into a world of wonder with scenes from your favorite holiday memories. Along the way, Scrooge, The Polar Express, Peanuts, and even the Grinch will get on board to share the spirit of Christmas. In 2019 we're reimagining our Nativity, the Island of Misfit Toys, and other elements of our tour. Plus, catch our new stop inspired by Home Alone.

Video courtesy of the Downtown Improvement Board

The Trolley is a Stage

Winterfest and our Red Trolley Repertory Theatre project have pioneered the trolley theatre concept, in which the audience moves to meet the actors of each scene. The vehicle becomes a stage while the downtown neighborhood and our set pieces provide a dramatic backdrop. Once you're underway there's no need to get on or off the trolley to see performances. 

When the trolleys arrive from the Performance Tour, the fun in Plaza Wonderland begins! See Marley's ghost and the chimneysweeps on the courthouse steps, the Misfit Toys on the Reindeer Stage, hear a story in our Storytime Corner, follow the dancing reindeer to visit Santa Claus and play Reindeer Games! You'll find lots of snow, snacks, and holiday fun just around the tree.

All of your favorite games and activities are back, from Reindeer Freeze Dance to Letters to Santa! We're adding new tasty treats this year at the Gingerbread House and the Crazy Tree Cafe, so look out for Bumble Cookies and Pretzel Hot Dogs! Also be sure to stop by the Santa Plaza to write your Letter to Santa with our crafty postal elves. You can even hand-deliver it to Santa in his sleigh!