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Special Events

With so many fun and exciting special events, you will want to experience the Grapevine Vintage Railroad over and over!

In the summer, sign up for one of the adventurous Great Train Robberies. In October, don't miss the family-friendly Halloween Treat Train for kids. For Christmas, there's the North Pole Express®, Christmas Wine Trains and After Christmas Trains. Take a ride with Day Out with Thomas™ or one of the many Grapevine wineries.

Review the calendar below to purchase tickets or learn more about the many events that take place on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

Witches Brew Train - October 28 at 6:30 p.m. - Purchase Tickets

All aboard the Witches Brew Train at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. This craft brew inspired excursion will feature two glasses of Texas craft brews, including the Texas Helles from Community Beer Co., Saint Arnold's Oktoberfest and a very special pour of Sir Williams English Brown Ale from our neighborhood pals at Grapevine Craft Brewery. Don't forget to bring your appetite! Wise Guys Pizzeria will serve up delicious pizza and more while you enjoy ice cold craft brews in your very own complimentary mug. Dress up in your favorite costume as you party along with special live entertainment.

North Pole Express® - November 25 - December 23Purchase Tickets 

Note: There are no train excursions to the Fort Worth Stockyards during these dates.
Imagine the joy on the faces of your children and grandchildren as they experience the magic of Grapevine's North Pole Express! Guests begin their journey as they board the beautifully decorated Grapevine Vintage Railroad's Victorian rail coaches. As the train departs and the anticipation of arriving at the North Pole builds, elves will welcome the guests and sing traditional Christmas songs. Then, a magical moment! As the train draws closer to the North Pole, Mrs. Claus makes a special appearance to give each child a "We Believe" silver Santa bell. Guests then arrive at the North Pole and walk along a snowy Christmas Tree trail, where, as they wait for an appearance by Santa, guests are entertained with songs and magical Christmas moments. Finally, Santa arrives! Santa wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and then shares his Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk served in a memory mug to all the boys and girls. Families will also receive a voucher for a complimentary Family Photo with Santa.

Christmas Wine Trains - December 1, 8, 15 - Purchase Tickets

'Tis the season for holiday cheer aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. The Christmas Wine Trains offer a great grown-up escape from the hustle and bustle of Christmas. Your holiday excursion includes a special meal provided by Meat U Anywhere. Your meal will feature turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans a wonderful dessert. Visitors will also enjoy two complimentary glasses of wine from Messina Hof Grapevine Winery, served in a special souvenir glass.

After Christmas Trains - December 26-30 - Purchase Tickets

Looking for something fun to do during your holiday break? Hop aboard the train with daily train excursions to the Fort Worth Stockyards.

Note: Due to mechanical requirements, engine and equipment changes may occur without notice. The 1896 steam locomotive, "Puffy," is in service on the first Saturday of most months throughout the year, as well as specially advertised excursions. The 1953 diesel locomotive, "Vinny," is used for the regularly scheduled weekly service.