Take a Ride on The Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad | @IrvineParkRR #SantaTrain

Have you been getting that nagging feeling, like the year is just speeding by? Well I have, especially when I just realized that Santa is coming to town! Beginning Friday, November 27th, The Christmas Train arrives at Irvine Park Railroad.

Christmas Train IRP

The Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad has become an annual tradition with our family. We enjoy all the family activities, and especially, our visit and photo opportunity with St. Nick. Act now: Tickets are now available and can ONLY be purchased ONLINE via www.IrvineParkRailroad.com. Christmas Train tickets may be purchased to ride the train at a specific date and time — get in line and board the train any time during the hour for which you purchase tickets.

The Christmas Train is an enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus. The train departs every 15 minutes from the brightly-lit train station and drop passengers off at the North Pole.

Santa at Irvine Park Railroad

While waiting to board the train, there are many activities for children to enjoy in Santa’s Village located next to the train station. Activities will open one hour prior to when the Christmas Train runs and include:

  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus
  • Christmas Cookie Decorating
  • Carnival Games
  • Ice Fishing
  • Santa Claus Moon Bounce
  • Christmas Coloring Corner
  • Picture Stands

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 border and available for pickup shortly after being taken.

While you’re at the North Pole, refreshments will be available for purchase including coffee, hot chocolate, freshly-popped popcorn, hot pretzels and cookies from the Elf House Snack Bar.

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.

Don’t Forget:

  • Bring your camera!
  • Dress Warmly
  • Activities will be an additional fee
  • 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

The Christmas Train

Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23rd
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869

The cost to ride the Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad is $12.00 per person. Children younger than 24 months ride free.

Christmas tree Ranch IPR

While you’re waiting for your departure time for the Christmas Train, browse through the Christmas Tree Ranch to find the perfect Christmas tree to take home. Trees include Noble firs, Douglas firs, and Grand firs ranging in height from 4′ to 12′. Christmas tree stands, preservatives, tree disposal bags, wreaths, and garland will also be available for sale..

The Christmas Tree Ranch is open daily at 10:00 am beginning Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23rd. Irvine Park Railroad staff will help you load your Christmas Tree into/onto your car


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13 thoughts on “Take a Ride on The Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad | @IrvineParkRR #SantaTrain”

  1. Our son walkers must do are the train, he loves waving to everyone and shouting all aboard and we can’t leave without riding the ponies.


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