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Brookland Celebration Of Lights (Trolley Tour) Tickets Go On Sale Dec 4th

If we are lucky Santa will make an appearance on the trolley again!

The annual “Celebration of Lights” will be Sunday, December 17th. From 5:00–9:00 pm there will be trolley tours, driving past Brookland’s best and most elaborate light and decoration displays. (Check out the photos we took on the tour last year.) This is always a super fun neighborhood event and in recent years the trolley runs have sold out VERY quickly, so we recommend that you buy your tickets in advance. The trolley tours will depart from the Mekiti Group Plaza at 3401 8th Street NE. Check out the Celebration of Lights website for more info and the link to purchase tickets. From the event page:

Join us for the 23nd Annual Celebration of Lights Trolley Tour of Brookland!

The 2017 Celebration of Lights Trolley Tours is Sunday, December 17th at the Menkiti Group Plaza (3401 8th St NE).
Come early or stay after your tour to enjoy the community reception courtesy of the great Brookland restaurants and businesses.

NOMINATE YOUR NEIGHBORS to be included on this year’s tour map by emailing info@menkitigroup.com.
Each person who nominates a neighbor or has their home nominated will be entered to win fun prizes!
(Washington Capitals tickets, movie passes, etc.)

 

Brookland In Photos: Fun Times At The 22nd Annual Celebration Of Lights

We thought readers would like to see photos from this year’s Brookland “Celebration of Lights”, which took place last night, on Sunday, December 11th. The highlight of the annual event is the trolley tours, driving past Brookland’s best and most elaborate light and decoration displays. This year the trolley tours departed again from the Mekiti Group Plaza, where neighbors mixed and mingled, enjoyed holiday treats and a fire pit, and kids watched holiday movies. We took the photos below – enjoy! (You need flash to see the photos, if you can’t see them, click here.)

 

Brookland Celebration of Lights (Trolley Tour) Tickets Go On Sale Today!

If we are lucky Santa will make an appearance again!
If we are lucky Santa will make an appearance again!

The 22nd annual “Celebration of Lights” will be Sunday, December 11th. From 5:00–8:00 pm there will be trolley tours, driving past Brookland’s best and most elaborate light and decoration displays. (Check out the photos we took on the tour in 2014.) This is always a super fun neighborhood event and in recent years the trolley runs have sold out very quickly, so we recommend that you buy your tickets in advance. The trolley tours will depart from the Mekiti Group Plaza at 3401 8th Street NE.  Check out the Celebration of Lights website for more info and the link to purchase tickets. From the website:

Come early or stay after your tour to enjoy the community reception courtesy of the great Brookland restaurants and businesses.

Trolley tours depart at the following times: 5:00 PM, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and an adults-only trolley at 8:30 PM (Last-Call Trolley tickets are $5.00 each)

NOMINATE YOUR NEIGHBORS to be included on this year’s tour map. Each person who nominates a neighbor or has their home nominated will be entered to win fun prizes! Washington Capitals tickets, movie passes, etc.

Tickets are $3.00 each (Last-Call Trolley $5) and will go on sale at 9:30 AM on DECEMBER 1, 2016.

Photos – Fun Times At The 2014 Brookland Celebration Of Lights

We thought readers would like to see photos from this year’s  Brookland “Celebration of Lights”, which took place  on Sunday, December 14th. The highlight of the annual event is the trolley tours, driving past Brookland’s best and most elaborate light and decoration displays.  This year the trolley tours departed from the Mekiti Group Plaza, where neighbors mixed and mingled and enjoyed holiday treats.