Strasburg Rail Road Christmas Trains

Christmas arrives at the Strasburg Rail Road on Thanksgiving weekend. Plan ahead to reserve your seat for the magic of Christmas – Strasburg Rail Road style!

Santa’s Paradise Express

Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America's oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!
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Available Dates:
  • November 23, 2019
  • November 24, 2019
  • November 29, 2019
  • November 30, 2019
  • December 1, 2019
  • December 7, 2019
  • December 8, 2019
  • December 14, 2019
  • December 15, 2019
  • December 21, 2019
  • December 22, 2019
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $33.00(President's Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach)
Multiple daytime train departures.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

The Night Before Christmas Train

All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road's Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays. Want to combine a meal with The Night Before Christmas Train? Consider our Christmas Feast!
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Available Dates:
  • December 5, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 6, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m. )
  • December 12, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8:00 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    ( Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:30 p.m./ Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    ( Boarding: 6:00 p.m./ Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Boarding: 7:30 p.m./ Departure: 8:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.00(Coach)
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Santa’s Christmas Trolley

Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child's visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.
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Available Dates:
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 13, 2019
    ( Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    ( Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2019
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $30.00
  • Child (2-11): $30.00
  • Infant (0-1): $30.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Christmas Tree Train

For that special Currier and Ives Christmas experience, take a ride aboard Strasburg Rail Road's Christmas Tree Train! Travel by authentic steam train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Frasier Fir tree and have it delivered back to the station.
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Available Dates:
  • December 6, 2019
    (Boarding: 7:00 p.m.Departure: 7:30 p.m.)
  • December 7, 2019
    (Boarding: 8:00 a.m.Departure: 8:30 a.m.)
  • December 7, 2019
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $18.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $6.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $1.00(Coach)
  • All Ages: $25.00(Lounge & Parlor)
  • All Ages: $29.00(President's Car)
Cash and Credit Cards are accepted. No checks please. Santa is not on this train or at Leaman Place Grove. Our train cars are not handicap accessible from the Grove. Please contact us in advance if you will need assistance boarding the train.

Please note that this exclusive train ride departs promptly. Trains operates rain or shine.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Christmas Feast

Celebrate the magic of the season by enjoying a robust meal aboard the classic Night Before Christmas Train! Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner complete with all the trimmings. A gift you're sure to savor. Please plan to arrive no later than the boarding time in order to enjoy the full experience.
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Available Dates:
  • December 21, 2019
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m. /Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2019
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m. /Departure: 7:00 p.m. )
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $53.00
  • Child (2-11): $31.50
  • Infant (0-1): $14.00


PLEASE NOTE:

Note: $25 charge to have a couple seated alone at a table for four. Gratuity and alcoholic beverages not included in price.  For more information or to make private table arrangements, please call 1-866-725-9666 to be connected to our office.

Seating assigned to tables of four.  Please be advised that all seating aboard Dinner Trains is at tables of four. To accommodate parties of different sizes, groups may be split and parties are often mixed at the same table. If you are reserving tickets with another person or persons, please let us know or place your order as a single transaction. Thank you!

There are a limited number of tickets for this event.  We strongly recommend you pre-purchase tickets as the event often sells out in advance.

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis.  No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.

Includes Ticket, Meal & Tax.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666