Special Event Train Rides

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Entertainment on Rails!

Our Special Event Train Rides add an element of fun and excitement to an already enjoyable ride! Special themed train ride experiences on our Market-Day Trains will thrill all ages. In addition, our Long-Weekend Steam Train excursions will satisfy your desire to see and ride in our No. 9 Historic Steam Engine. Tell your friends, get your tickets, and climb aboard! We look forward to seeing you!

Special Events 2017 At a Glance

For more details about each event, see the event News below.

 

Summer

SteamFest

July 1, 2, 3

Twister Tuesday

July 4, 11, 25 August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Great Train Robbery

July 6, 13, 27 August 3, 10, 17, 24, 3

 Mennonite Farm Tours

July 4, 11, 25 August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Christmas in July

July 18, 20, 22

Autumn

Labour Day Steam Trains

Sept 3, 4

Winter

To be Announced

Special Event News

Events to create memories for a lifetime!

Sparkles Express Train

Sparkles Express Train

When: November 19 Departure: 10:00am and 12:00pm Leaving From: St. Jacob's Market Station Experience the spirit of the holiday shopping season among thousands of twinkling lights and old fashioned charm if you decide to opt for the stopover in St. Jacobs. Each year,...

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Family Fun Market Train

Family Fun Market Train

When: October 23 Departure: 1:00pm Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Leaving From: St. Jacob's Market Station Take this opportunity to gather relatives and enjoy a fun train ride in heritage style. Kids and adults of any age will truly enjoy getting together and riding...

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Festival of Colours Ride

Festival of Colours Ride

When: October 2 Departure: 1:00pm Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Leaving From: St. Jacob's Market Station Take this opportunity to view and photograph beautiful fall colours in the Waterloo Region countryside while riding the rails in heritage style. This run is...

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Mennonite Farm Tours on Market Trains

Mennonite Farm Tours on Market Trains

When: July 4th, 11th and 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Departure: 10:00am Market Day Train Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes Train Ride + 2 hour Mennonite Farm Tour Leaving From: St. Jacob's Market Station Route: Round-trip from the St. Jacobs Market Station...

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