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Santa Claus Special

The Santa Claus Special is a day-time excursion that lasts approximately 1.5 hours roundtrip. Guests do not get off the train as Santa will be onboard to greet every child and present them with a small gift.

Santa Claus Special

The Party

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1. Dates and Times

The Santa Claus Special departs at 2:00 PM on the following Saturdays and Sundays:

December 8, 9, 15 & 16

Boarding begins at 1:00 PM each day and all guests are requested to be aboard by 1:45 PM. The train will depart promptly at 2:00 PM and return to Parrish approximately 3:30 PM.

Be sure to allow extra travel time for traffic, parking, ticket pickup and boarding.

2. Ticket Prices

Tickets are valid for round-trip travel from Parrish. Children under 1 traveling without a ticket must ride on a lap.












Under 1




The Party Caboose is available for exclusive charter and accommodates up to 16 guests with one flat charge. Find out more about the caboose.

Party Caboose
for 16 Guests


Group and reciprocal program discounts are not valid during special events.

A ticketing fee applies to online and telephone purchases. The fee is based on the ticket price and ranges from $2.00 to $2.50, per ticket.

3. Children

4. Classes of Service

5. Wheelchairs and Special Needs

6. Buying Tickets

7. Ticket Exchanges

8. Ticket Refunds

9. Getting Your Tickets

At the Station

1. Arrive Early

2. Parking

3. Boarding

4. Accessibility and Wheelchairs

5. Restrooms

Onboard the Train

1. Safety

2. Dress Appropriately

3. Food and Drink

4. Strollers, Bags and Coolers

5. Restrooms

6. Smoking