North Santa Rosa

Winterfest Tours

Enjoy snow, dancing, Santa Claus and elves in a free Winterfest event Saturday evening (Dec. 7) outside the Escambia County Courthouse in downtown Pensacola.


The family-friendly occasion includes “reindeer games,” disco music, thousands of Christmas lights, and other entertainment for children and families. It’s free and open to the public.


The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday on the Government Street side of the courthouse, where vendors will offer food and hot drinks. The reindeer games event also will be held Dec.13, 20, 21 and 22.


On the Palafox Street side of the courthouse, trolleys will take people on the Winterfest Performance Tours, which feature numerous actors, musicians and street scenes.


The Wnterfest Performance Tours, which cover a two-mile route, begin at 6 p.m. and will run until about 9 p.m. Many passengers go to the  “reindeer games” area before and after they ride the trolley.


The Winterfest Performance Tours costs $21.50 ($14.50 for children 10 and under). The performance tours also will operate Dec. 13, 20, 21 and 22.


Winterfest also offers the Santa Holiday Express, a look at holiday lights in the downtown area. It costs $10 ($5 for children) and will operate Dec. 17, 18, 19, 23 and 24. Children under 2 are admitted free.


Details: Call (850) 417-7321 or visit

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