Trolley Charters

Hop aboard the rail-based Trolley Car 36 for a scenic ride down Madison Street and along the Rock River Recreation Path. Rent the Trolley for your family reunion, organization, bridal party, or special event! The Trolley can make stops to pick up or drop off passengers anywhere between Riverview Park and the Symbol. A great way to travel along the banks of the Rock River, with easy access to Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. The Trolley can accommodate up to 42 passengers.

First Hour: $225 resident/$245 non-resident

Each Additional Hour: $115 resident/$125 non-resident

To make advance reservations or for more info, call 815.987.8894.

Trolley Station Rental

Building & Patio: $75/hour

Patio Only: $50

To make advance reservations or for more info, call 815.987.8894.

Trolley Tours

Summer Tours: May 27 - August 27, 2017

Trolley36 Tour Schedule 2017

*Thursday tours depart from Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens through August 24, 2017

Fall Tours: August 28 - September 24, 2017 (Weekends Only)

Ticket Prices Resident Non-Resident
Adults (18+) $5 $7
Youth (5-17) $4 $6
Tots (3-4) $2 $3
Children (2 and under) $1 $2
Senior (65+) $4 $6
Group (15 or more) $5/person $6/person

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City Market Trolley Rides

Fridays: May 19, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Ride Times: 4:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Join the fun happening on Fridays in downtown Rockford! Visit the City Market on Water St, stroll along the beautiful Rock River, and take a ride on Trolley Car 36. Rides are 30 minutes, and run continuously. For more information on Rockford City Market visit:

Ticket Prices Resident Non-Resident
General (5+) $3 $3
Tots (3-4) $1 $1
Children (2 and under) FREE FREE

All Aglow Express

November 25-26, December 2-3, December 9-10, 2017

Ride Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Well, are you comin’? Join us on the south end of the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens grounds, when Trolley Car 36 transforms into the All Aglow Express.



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