Themed Train ExperiencesJoin in the fun!
Entertainment on the Rails!Our Themed Train Experiences add an additional element of fun and excitement to an already enjoyable ride!
Themed Train Experiences will thrill all ages. We offer these Themed Train Experiences on some of our Regularly Scheduled Day Trains as well as Special Event Trains which will be announced months prior. In addition, our Steam Train excursions will satisfy your desire to see and ride in our No. 9 Historic Steam Engine. Always check our Ticketing Platform for new additions! We also offer our Themed Train Experiences as Group Themed Experience Packages. Tell your friends, get your tickets, and climb aboard! We look forward to seeing you!
Themed Train Experiences
For more details about each event, see the Event News below.
St Patrick’s Train
Wear green and join us for a day of fun! Enjoy a ride onboard as we celebrate the festivities.
Maple Syrup Festival Trains
Enjoy the taste of Canada. Take the train to Elmira and beat the traffic going to the festival.
Easter Eggstravaganza Trains
Looking for something special to do with the kids for Easter? The Easter bunny and his friends will make an appearance riding aboard our train.
Mother’s Day Train
Give mom a unique experience for Mother’s Day with a free ride on our diesel train. She deserves to relax and enjoy the countryside views.
Victoria Day Steam Trains
Take a ride on our historic steam train for Victoria Day. Something fun and exciting to do with the family on the long weekend!
Father’s Day Train
Have an awesome day out with dad! Father’s get a free ride on our diesel train for Father’s Day.
Great Train Robbery
Join us for our exciting train ride where we will be travelling with large quantities of gold to the bank in Elmira. You never know what could happen transporting something so valuable! The kids will leave with a golden treat!
Mennonite Farm Tours
Take a scenic train ride to Elmira where you can get onto our bus and tour the Mennonite Farm. Or your bus, if you’re a tour group. Get a glimpse inside Mennonite Country!
Christmas in July
You better watch out, you better not cry! Gather the kids and enjoy a ride with our guest of honour, Santa! It will feel like Christmas in July!
Come on out and enjoy a slice of delicious pizza and a leisurely train ride. Pizza is complimentary with the purchase of a pass!
Summer Jazz Train
Labour Day Steam Trains
Blow off some steam on your Labour Day long weekend! Take a ride on our 94 year old steam train!
Grandparent’s Day Train
Show Grandma and Grandpa some love! Bring them on a unique train ride where they will ride free for Grandparent’s Day!
Pumpkin Patch Trains
Get to the pumpkin patch with a unique twist! Take a train ride to the patch and go home with pumpkins for the kids! Get ready for Halloween!
Festival of Colours Trains
The perfect train ride for artists and photographers! Take a ride through the Waterloo Region countryside and photograph the beautiful fall colours!
Halloween Dress Up Train
Join us for this FUN AND SPOOKY train ride where you’re invited to dress up in your favourite Halloween costume. Don’t worry, our conductor and crew will protect you from any wandering goblins and ghouls.
Thanksgiving Steam Trains
Give thanks while riding the rails! We will have our historic steam train out and running for Thanksgiving!
Magical Wizards Festival
The festival will be jam packed with a variety of special performances, fun sub-events and interactive workshops!
Frosh Week Trains
Bring the kids out for a fun train ride with Santa! They can sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what is on their wish list for Christmas!
The Polar Express™ Train Ride
Enjoy being entertained along with a one-on-one visit with Santa all the while sipping on cups of delicious hot chocolate and eating cookies!
Boy Scouts of Canada receive a special rate to ride on the historic train. A fun and adventurous activity for the Boy Scouts to enjoy!
Jazz Night Train
Come out and catch a wonderful night of jazz on the train where you'll enjoy 1930's style Parisian café music while riding our historical train!
Enjoy a romantic train ride with that special person in your life! You deserve to take a relaxing and romantic ride together for Valentine’s Day!
Corporate Holiday Season Staff Trains
Get your tickets for these great themed experiences!
Special Event News
Events to create memories for a lifetime!
When: March 17 Departure: 10:10AM, 12:10PM & 2:10PM Leaving From: Farmers Market Road Stop Celebrate St Patricks Day on board the train! You don't have to be Irish to ride the St. Patrick's Day train! Join WCR for a leisurely train ride through historic Mennonite...read more
Happy Father’s Day – join us for an adventure on the rails!read more
Happy Mother’s Day – join us for a relaxing ride on the rails!read more
Don’t miss this special visit from Santa!read more
All aboard the Polar Express™!read more
When: 2018 dates coming soon... Departure: 11:00am Leaving From: Farmers Market Road Stop Need a break? Play hooky and blow off some steam with us on our Steam Engine! Join us for a historical train ride where we'll roll out of the Farmer's Market Station Platform for...read more
When: 2018 dates coming soon... Departure: 8pm Leaving From: Farmers Market Road Stop Special Note: Must be 19yrs and over. Calling all Ghosts, Goblins, Witches & other Halloween enthusiasts! Your invited to our SPOOK-TACULAR ROLLING HAUNT on October 28th...read more