It is the season to visit Irvine Park Railroad for its annual Christmas Train. This nighttime train ride takes you and your family on a scenic adventure to meet with Santa Claus. For an evening filled with Christmas cheer and wonder, look no further than this popular yearly event.
Irvine Park Railroad features a 1/3 scale train that carries children and adults on a magical journey through Irvine Regional Park, which is located in the located in the foothills of Orange County. The train departs from a train station decked out in festive holiday lights and drops passengers off at the North Pole. Upon arrival, youngsters can share their wish lists with Santa and pose for photos. You can snap your own photos at no additional cost or purchase a photo taken by the Irvine Park Railroad staff.
After your visit with Santa, you board the train for a trip through colorful Christmas lights and the magical “Tunnel of Lights” before returning to Santa’s Village to enjoy numerous activities including cookie decorating, storyline with Mrs. Claus, a Santa bounce house and Christmas carnival games. There are also plenty of yummy treats to enjoy.
When planning your trip to visit the Christmas Train, remember to dress accordingly. This is a nighttime event, and temperatures can be a bit chilly. Remember to bring your camera to capture priceless memories. Arrive early to avoid crowds. You can board the train at any time during the hour for which your tickets were purchased. Tickets for the Christmas Train are only available online, so be sure to order in advance. Because the Christmas Train is one of the most popular holiday events in Orange County, tickets are likely to sell out. It is a good idea to purchase tickets for your entire group well in advance of your anticipated visit.
The Christmas Train night rides at Irvine Park Railroad are a popular holiday attraction among young and old alike. This event is one of the most beloved Christmas traditions in Orange County, and it is sure to be a memory that you and your family enjoy for years to come.
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