Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Jingle Bus Tour

The Avenue

There's no better way to bask in the glow of 500,000 holiday lights than to catch a ride aboard the Jingle Bus! This 40-minute non-stop tour of three illuminated parks – Cathedral Square, Zeidler Union Square and Pere Marquette Park – is narrated by festive local actors who will share Milwaukee history, point out must-see attractions and keep the mood festive.

The Jingle Bus runs from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday nights until the end of December (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve). Spanish language tours will be available on select nights. Rides are just $5 per person, and tickets must be purchased in advance at

Tours depart from The Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue, and discounted parking is available in the attached structure for just $3. Plus, complimentary holiday refreshments will be available while you wait for your tour.