Posted on Thursday September 7, 2023 by Vanessa Lenz

Take a Trolley Trip in East Troy This Fall

Take in the changing leaves aboard the East Troy Electric Railroad, Wisconsin’s last original electric line.

    The East Troy Electric Railroad continues it 2023 season with trains running every Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 29.

    Saturday trains depart on the hour from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St. between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday trains are at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

    Fall Harvest Trains run Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 9-Oct. 22 and depart from the East Troy Depot at on the hour between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

    The East Troy Electric Railroad operates the last 7 miles of original track from The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company interurban system, which had 200 miles of track in and around Milwaukee.

    Fares are $15 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and $9.50 for youth 3-14. Children younger than 2 ride for free.


Dinner & Brunch Trains

    The Dinner Train season starts continues throughout the fall with the following:

Sept. 30 - Oktoberfest

Oct. 7 - Autumn Glow

Oct. 14 - Sweetest Day

Oct. 21 – Surf-N-Turf

Oct. 28 - Adult Halloween

    The popular Sunday Brunch Trains are back, with departures on Sept. 17 and Oct. 15.


Special Events

Sept. 9- Oct. 22 – Harvest Fest Trains (round-trip rides to the Elegant Farmer, where you can enjoy apple picking, a corn maze, and hayrides)


Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 – Trick or Treat Trains

    Bring your kids or grandkids in costume and take a train from the Depot in East Troy to Town Hall Park, where kids can go “Trick-or-Treating,” play games, and enjoy the playground equipment before our trip back to downtown East Troy.


Nov. 24 through Dec. 17 - Christmas Trains

    The railroad’s magical ride will take you from the East Troy Depot to Santa's workshop located at the Elegant Farmer. Here children can visit Santa and take a photo with the jolly elf himself.

    For full schedule information and tickets, call (262) 642-3263 or visit

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