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NEW History Hop Trolley Tours: Englewood, Sarasota, Venice

DISCOVER SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORY NEW History Hop Trolley Tours Offered By Discover Sarasota Tours During the week of March 14-16, 2023, Discover Sarasota Tours will offer three separate days of trolley tours in three Sarasota County towns: March 14 – Englewood, March 15 – Sarasota and March 16 – Venice. Two 90-minute tours each day…

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February 20, 2023

NEW Dine Along Trolley Tour!

Discover Sarasota Tours PRESENTS NEW DINE ALONG TROLLEY TOUR   November 7, 2022 — Discover Sarasota Tours launches Dine Along Trolley, in partnership with Sunset Food Tours. This fabulous new foodie tour features progressive dining at three downtown restaurants, starting with small bites, then a main course, and finally a dessert. Along the way enjoy…

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November 6, 2022

NEW Christmas Carol Trolley Tour!

Discover Sarasota Tours PRESENTS NEW CHRISTMAS CAROL TROLLEY TOUR   October 17, 2022 — Discover Sarasota Tours adds a NEW Christmas Carol Trolley, a fun-filled musical holiday light tour for the whole family. Runs nightly Dec 10th-30th at 7:30 PM. Includes FREE beer/wine or fizzy punch before boarding. Celebrate the holidays with your family onboard…

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October 18, 2022

Haunted Halloween Trolley Tours Start October 14

Sarasota has many ghosts who are just dying to tell us their stories! Hop aboard a Haunted Sarasota Trolley Tour to hear their side of the story. During the month of October Haunted Sarasota, Discover Sarasota Tours’ beloved Friday night tour returns for the Halloween season for 13 nights starting October 14 and running through Oct 31 at…

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September 6, 2022

DST Launches NEW Murder Mystery Musical Trolley Tour Who Killed The Circus Queen?

Discover Sarasota Tours launches a brand-new interactive musical theater experience aboard Dolly the Trolley called Murder Mystery Trolley Tour: Who Killed the Circus Queen? The show opens Saturday, April 30, and runs Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM year-round. This original script, written by local playwright and director (and recently named DST Artistic Director) Michael Newton-Brown,…

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April 22, 2022

DST Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Tour!

Discover Sarasota Tours brings back a fun way to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint—the third annual Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley tour. Join us for the wearin’ of the green! Guests will enjoy complimentary wine or beer at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar while browsing through our Vintage Sarasota gift shop, full of fun old-time treasures….

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February 21, 2022

Love Stories of Sarasota Returns for 2022

Love Stories of Sarasota Returns for 2022 Celebrate Valentine’s Week with your sweetheart on the entertaining Love Stories Of Sarasota trolley tour, running February 11 and 12, 2022! Upon arrival, guests will enjoy complimentary champagne at Discover Sarasota Tours’ Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar while browsing through our Vintage Sarasota gift shop full of fun old-time treasures and Valentine gifts. Guests will board…

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January 24, 2022

Discover Sarasota Tours Offers First Hospitality Day January 10

DST Offers First Hospitality Day January 10 This first Hospitality Day includes three FREE 90-minute City Sightseeing Tours at 9 AM, 12 PM and 4 PM for hospitality industry partners to learn more about the history of Sarasota, its unique neighborhoods and colorful cast of characters. “Many people reached out to us, asking if we…

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December 30, 2021

Discover Sarasota Tours Welcomes Dolly The Trolley, Our Newest Fleet Member!

Discover Sarasota Tours kicks off the season with a brand-new vehicle, “Dolly The Trolley.” Dolly can seat 30 people and will be running several times a day all year long leading entertaining guided and narrated tours of Sarasota’s history and culture. “I have been dreaming about owning my own trolley since I started the tours…

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October 18, 2021

Pennsylvania-Based Retro Roadmaps Author “Mod Betty” Appears at 3rd Annual Discover Sarasota Tours Trolley Bash

Discover Sarasota Tours is hosting its 3rd Annual Trolley Bash, a customer and local partner appreciation party at its trolley cottage on November 4th from 4:30-6:30 p.m., with net proceeds benefitting the Historical Society of Sarasota County. Tickets are just $20 and include: Beer or wine in the Tiki Bar, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches from…

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October 11, 2021