Is Dad a big fan of trains???? Father’s Day weekend (June 15th – 16th), the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA will be rolling out the Big Red Cars for Pacific Electric Weekend. You are is invited to ride, photograph or just view the Pacific Electric cars like the 717.
Photo Courtesy of the Orange Empire Railway Museum
The restored LA-area trolley cars once traversed a 1,000-mile interurban electric railway system, the largest in America. Photo Courtesy of the Orange Empire Railway Museum
Families will be able to enjoy a full parade and display of railway heritage museum’s vintage collection of Pacific Electric Railway Company cars. On Sunday, Father’s Day, enjoy a barbeque that will top off this family celebration of the Southern California rail history.
The menu for the barbeque is BBQ chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob, potato salad, cole slaw, corn bread and peach cobbler for desert. Price for the picnic lunch from noon to 2pm is $10.00 per person. Diners must have a reservation. Call (951) 657-2605.
Railway Heritage Museum
2201 South A Street in Perris
Admission and Parking is FREE
Riding the trolleys and trains is $12 for 12 and up; $8 for 5 to 11. Four or younger is free
One lucky family will win a
4-pack of tickets for trolley and train rides.
Valid for US Residents only. Winners will be randomly selected via RaffleCopter and be notified via email. They have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be randomly selected the same way. Give-away winners will receive an email on how to claim their prize.
About Orange Empire Railway Museum:
Orange Empire Railway Museum at 2201 South A Street in Perris operates a Museum Railway where visitors can ride on the historic trains and trolleys that helped shape the Southern California we know today. The Museum Railway operates every weekend and on most major holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and also on weekdays forcharters and other special events. The Museum grounds are open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. We were offered tickets to giveaway to Toddler Trail readers. All opinions are my own.