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New Irish “Hooley” On The Trolley Tour

Saint Patrick’s Week Party

Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new way to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint—with a Saint Patrick’s Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Tour!

Guests will enjoy complimentary wine or beer at the trolley depot while browsing through the Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop full of fun old-time treasures.

Then they’ll join guide Steve McAllister aboard the air-conditioned trolley to hear Irish jokes, songs & stories as they visit the Irish pubs in Sarasota and hear about their history. Includes a stop at Lynches Pub on St. Armands for a sample of Irish beer and sing-along with Steve.

Tour guide Steve McAllister is a multi-talented artist. He can often be found playing music around town, and has recently performed in The Will Rogers FolliesThe 1940s Radio HourSilence: The Musical, and his one-person show Will Rogers Revived. His sixth book, Money, Sex, Power & Faith will be available soon. Find out more about him at

Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Tours run Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 PM and and Friday, March 15 at 8:00 PM.  Ages 21+ | $35 per person + tax|fees. 

$5 off with code IRISH.

Includes FREE beer or wine at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar before boarding.

All tours depart from the DST Trolley Depot located at 1826 Fourth Street—a cute 1930s cottage near downtown with a charming Vintage Sarasota gift shop.

Tour tickets and information can be found online at For information call 941-260-9818. Private groups start at 10+ passengers. Discover Sarasota Tours also offers an exciting TOUR-ISTA membership program for serial tour-goers, offering discounts and tickets to the annual Trolley Bash, and programs for nonprofits.


Discover Sarasota Tours offers entertaining, interactive and informative air-conditioned trolley tours about the most interesting people, intriguing places, and amazing stories that have shaped Sarasota’s rich cultural past. We offer 8 different trolley tours exploring the history, culture, and unique aspects of Sarasota.

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