November 8, 2019


The annual three-day tour will stop at 16 tree lightings

BOSTON – Friday, November 8, 2019 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the schedule for the 2019 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, December 6 and end on Sunday, December 8, in neighborhoods throughout Boston.

“I love the holiday season around Boston. It’s a great way to gather together as Bostonians and celebrate our neighbors, the City and our many neighborhoods,” said Mayor Walsh. “I’m excited to start the season by making stops throughout the City for the annual trolley tour and tree lightings. This weekend-long celebration is a great family tradition for all Bostonians to come out and enjoy.”

For the 24th 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 2019 Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lightings Schedule is as follows:

Friday, December 6, 2019
5:30 p.m.   Mattapan Square, Mattapan
6:30 p.m.   Wolcott Square, Readville
7:15 p.m.   Hastings Street Lot, Centre Street, West Roxbury

Saturday, December 7, 2019
1:00 p.m.   Codman Square, Dorchester
1:45 p.m.   Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain
2:30 p.m.   J.P. Monument, Jamaica Plain
3:30 p.m.   Brigham Circle, Mission Hill
4:15 p.m.   Bolling Building, Roxbury
5:30 p.m.   Center for the Arts, South End
6:45 p.m.   Oak Square, Brighton

Sunday, December 8, 2019
1:00 p.m.   M Street Park, South Boston
2:00 p.m.   Beach Street/ Harrison Avenue, Chinatown
3:00 p.m.   Paul Revere Mall, North End
3:45 p.m.   Thompson Square, Charlestown
4:45 p.m.   Maverick Square, East Boston
6:30 p.m.   Adams Village, Dorchester

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 boston.gov/tourism, or follow @VisitBostonCity on Twitter.