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BYOB Holiday Lights Trolley – Columbus

December 1, 2017 12:00 am - December 31, 2017 11:59 pm

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The Original BYOB Holiday Lights Trolley is coming back to Columbus and tickets for 2017 are now on-sale!Get tickets here!
Non-Zoo Member Ticket – What You Get:
Trolley Ride to Take in Some of the Best Holiday Spots in Columbus
Admission Ticket to visit the Columbus Zoo WildLights
Drive through light displays in Dublin, Upper Arlington and Downtown Columbus
Visit the Scioto Mile
Small plate of assorted Appetizers beforethe Trolley Departs (Assorted pizzas, Assorted wings, House Salad)
Gift Bag with Souvenir Santa Hat
BYOB for Trolley
Columbus Zoo Member Ticket – What You Get:
Trolley Ride to Take in Some of the Best Holiday Spots in Columbus
Trolley will drop at Columbus Zoo – Zoo Members must bring their own Zoo Membership for entry. No zoo admission ticket will be providedto anyone who purchases a Zoo Member Ticket.
Drive through light displays in Dublin, Upper Arlington and Downtown Columbus
Visit the Scioto Mile
Small plate of assorted Appetizers before the Trolley Departs (Assortedpizzas, Assorted wings, House Salad)
Souvenir Santa Hat
BYOB for Trolley
Join us for a BYOB trolley ride through Columbus seasonal attractions, lighting displays and holiday landmarks.
Head to the Short North Pint House (780 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201) for check-in in the Short North neighborhood. Here, we’ll take in the decorations at a local bar while enjoying assorted pizzas, wings and salad, and prep for our gawker ride through the yuletide lights of Columbus.
Bring your own beverages for thevinatage trolley ride and as soon as we board our adventure begins. We’llbe whisked off on a 4 hour tour that includes all the best holiday light displays in Columbus. Included on the tour is a stop at Columbus Zoo Wildlights where we will have approximately 1 hour to explore the millions of lights on display at the zoo. We’ll also drive through towns like Dublin and Upper Arlington to see their downtown and residential lighting displays!Also inlcuded will be a drive through downtown Columbus to see the State House and Capital Square with another drop at the Scioto Mile. Here you’llsee the thousands of decorative lights and holiday decor illuminate the Scioto Mile and Bi-Centennial Park.
Finally, after soaking in the urban winter wonderland, we’ll head back and be dropped off at the Short North Pint House to rave about all the seasonal sparkles we just saw.
Event Schedule – 5:30-10:30pm
5:30-5:45pm – Check-in at Short North Pint House (780N High St, Columbus, OH 43201)
6:30pm – Trolley boards and departs Short North Pint House
6:30-10:30pm – Trolley Tour with stops at Columbus Zoo WildLights, Scioto Mile. Drive through downtown Columbus as well as towns like Upper Arlington and Dublin to see their lighting displays.
10:30pm – Trolley arrives back to Pint House
*Fine Print: All sales are final and tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are only valid for scheduled event date and event time. No refunds or reschedules will be provided to anyone who misses scheduled event. Event is rain, shine and snow. No refunds will be given to customers who do not attend the scheduled event due to weather. If roads are closed on the trolley route due to extreme weather and event must be cancelled customers will be contacted via e-mail. Space is limited and trolleys will not be oversold or overbooked. Each trolley has a max of 26 customers. BYOB; must be 21+ to consume alcohol. BYOB is for trolley ride ONLY. You may bring beverages/cooler with you to the event, butwill be asked to keep all beverages stored away until we board the trolley. Duration of event is 5 hours. Trolley ride is 4 hours.*
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
[email protected]
What ticketdo I buy? Columbus Zoo Member or Non-Zoo Member?
The Columbus Zoo gives free admission to all Columbus Zoo Members. If you have a Columbus Zoo Membership, buy a Columbus Zoo Member ticket. You will need to bring your membership with you to the event, and use that to get into the zoo. If you are NOT a zoo member, but a Non-Zoo Member Ticket. This ticket type includes an admission ticket to the zoo, which you will receive at check-in.
How many people fit on a trolley? Can you rent the entire trolley or do a private event?
Yes! Each trolley can fit 26 customers. If you are interested in learning more about a private event please e-mail [email protected] with approximate number of people and the date you would like to do the tour. You will hear back within 2 business days with availability and pricing. Trolley rental is extremely limited, but the same tour can be donefor a private group on a party bus.
I see there are tickets available for the date I want to attend, but it’s not the right ticket type. I need aZoo Member ticket and there are only Adult Tickets left. What do I do?
If there are only a couple of tickets left, buy the wrong ticket type before all tickets are sold out! Send an e-mail to [email protected] We will either refund/charge you the difference in ticket price and get you theticket that you need. If you feel more comfortable, e-mail [email protected] before buying a ticket, and we can change the inventory on the website so you can buy the correct ticket type.
Why are there no Saturday tours?
This is our 3rd year running the BYOB Holiday Lights Tour in Columbus. From our experience, Saturday evenings at the zoo are so busy, it makes the trolley tour impossible to complete in the given time. Due to traffic and parking at the zoo, the drop off time there is so limited it doesnot make for a good customer experience.
Are there ID requirements or anage limit to enter the event?
Yes, this event is 21+. All customers must come with a valid 21+ ID.
I am a vegetarian, is there a food option for vegetarians?
Yes, there will be vegetarian pizza optons as well as house salad.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring your ticket (either printed or electronic) and your ID with you to check-in.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
As long as the attendee has a ticket (either printed or electronic) it does not matter if the ticket name matches teh name of the attendee.
Something has come up and I can’t make the event for the date I scheduled. Can I reschedule my ticket for a different date?
You cannot transferyour ticket to a different date. Once tickets are purchased all sales arefinal. You may give your tickets away (again the ticket name does not need to match the attendee name).
I would like to add on one more ticket fora friend, but it says the event is sold out. Can I add on just one more ticket?
Unfortunately, no. Once an event says sold out there are no moretickets available for that date. We are limited due to seating constraints on the trolley and cannot oversell the event.
Are we allowed to drink on the trolley?
Yes! The event is BYOB and you are allowed to drink on thetrolley. We will have cups provided as you are not to drink out of glass on the trolley.
What time should I arrive for the event?
Check-in will begin at 5:30pm. If you arrive early, that’s fine, but we will be set-up and ready to begin check-in at that scheduled event start time. The trolley departs promptly at 6:30pm. If you arrive after 6pm, we can not guarantee there will still be food available.
Where do I park for this event?
The Hubbard Garage located on Hubbard and Pearl is just a short block from Pint House. There is also a valet on Hull Aly. The garage is roughly $1 anhour.
Tickets: https://columbusholidaylights.eventbrite.com/?utm_source=Columbus_Underground&utm_medium=Event_Calendar.


December 1, 2017 12:00 am
December 31, 2017 11:59 pm
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Short North Pint House
780 N High St
Columbus,43201United States

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