Tis the season for the annual Irvine Park Railroad Christmas train, where family and friends can take an enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus, have story time with Mrs. Claus, enjoy Christmas cookie decorating, play fun carnival games, and so much more. This is the holiday event in Orange County you don't want to miss. Best of all, now's your chance to win tickets to this amazing event! Get all the details below, and I hope to see you there!
Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train Giveaway
Join us as we ride the Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train! While at the Irvine Park Railroad, you can enjoy Santa’s Village located next to the train station. Activities will be open when the Christmas Train runs and include:
- Story Time with Mrs. Claus
- Christmas Cookie Decorating
- Carnival Games
- Ice Fishing
- Santa Claus Moon Bounce
- Christmas Coloring Corner
- Picture Stands
At the North Pole, visitors may purchase coffee, hot chocolate, freshly-popped popcorn, hot pretzels and cookies from the Elf House Snack Bar. A full kitchen menu is also available at the train station.
Visitors may take their own pictures with Santa or you may purchase a picture taken by Irvine Park Railroad. Each 5” x 7” photo will be presented with an Irvine Park Railroad frame and available for pickup shortly after being taken.
After visiting with Santa, hop back aboard the train and enjoy the colorful Christmas lights and decorations, as well as the magical “Tunnel of Lights”, on the ride back to the station.
When visiting the Christmas Train, remember to dress warmly, bring a camera and arrive early to avoid crowds.
Now's your chance to ride the Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train for free! Enter below to win 4 Christmas Train Tickets, 6 Activity Tickets, and 1 Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Double Surrey Bike Rental. The value of this prize is $113.00.
View our complete contest and giveaways rules and regulations. Sorry, bloggers are not eligible to win this prize.
The Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train is open beginning Thursday, December 1st through Friday, December 23rd. Please visit their web site (at the link below) for hours and to purchase tickets. Christmas Train tickets may be purchased to ride the train at a specific date and time. Simply get in line and board the train any time during the hour for which you purchase tickets. Tickets may be purchased online ONLY and can be purchased beginning November 1st; tickets may not be purchased in person. Visit www.IrvineParkRailroad.com for details.
The cost to ride the Christmas Train is $12.00 per person. Children younger than 24 months ride free.
The parking for Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays and $5.00 per vehicle on weekends; parking for the Christmas Train is free after 5:00 PM.
Prices for activities vary; for additional information and costs, visit www.IrvineParkRailroad.com.
About the Irvine Park Railroad
Annual Irvine Park Railroad events include the Anniversary Celebration, 4th Grade California History Education Program, Easter Eggstravaganza, Pumpkin Patch, Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off, and Christmas Train.
During the day, visit Irvine Regional Park’s other activities including Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park — fun and unique bike rentals that can be enjoyed by single riders or an entire family — paddle boat rentals, the Orange County Zoo and pony rides.
Irvine Park Railroad is located inside of Irvine Regional Park. The address is: Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869.
For pricing, park directions and complete details, please visit www.IrvineParkRailroad.com.
Portions of this material has been provided courtesy of Irvine Park Railroad.