Sleigh Rides at Spiegel Grove

Category: Holiday Event

Event Date:

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Time:

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spiegel Grove (corner Hayes & Buckland avenues)
Fremont, Oh 43420

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Event Details:

Ride through the grounds of Spiegel Grove in a horse-drawn sleigh, as President Hayes did when he lived here.

Rides are by South Creek Clydesdales. A horse-drawn trolley may be used in addition to our in place of the sleigh depending on demand and South Creek’s staffing levels.

Rides are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and no reservations are taken. Up to 400 people can be accommodated per day.

Cost for the sleigh is $5.50 per person ages 3 and older and free for ages 2 and younger. Cost for the trolley is $4.50 per person ages 3 and older and free for ages 2 and younger.

Tickets can be purchased in the museum and library building on the days rides are offered. Rides are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Up to 400 people can be accommodated each day. No reservations are taken.

The trolley, which can hold 16-18 people, could be used in addition to or in place of the sleigh, which holds four people, depending on demand and South Creek Clydesdales’ staff availability.

Rides will be offered whether or not there is snow. However, if the wind chill is zero or below zero or there are thunderstorms, rides will be canceled. For updates, visit rbhayes.org and the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ social media pages.


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