Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad
Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad

I don’t know about you but I may possibly be in denial about Christmas being 50 days away. So…to get me ready for the season, I am scheduling a night for my family and I to ride the Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad.

Image from Irvine Park Railroad
Image from Irvine Park Railroad

The Christmas Train rolls into Irvine Park Railroad from Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23rd when Irvine Park Railroad is beautifully transformed into Santa’s Village.

Take a ride on the Christmas Train to visit the North Pole. When you arrive, the kids can visit with good ole’ St. Nick with their wish list in hand. While you’re there grab a picture of your own or purchase a 5 x 7 a photo to capture the magical moment.

Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad
Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad

In addition to the train ride and visit with Santa, the kids can enjoy storytime with Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, carnival style games, bounce houses, coloring corner, Ice Fishing and more. Some activities do require a fee, for additional information and costs visit

After telling St. Nick your Christmas wish list, you’ll jump back on the train and take a ride through the“Tunnel of Lights to come back to the train station.

Image from Irvine Park Railroad
Image from Irvine Park Railroad

To ride the Christmas Train, you must purchase tickets online. You can pick the perfect time and date to visit to Santa’s Village and ride the Christmas Train.

Christmas Train tickets are on sale NOW! Tickets can only be purchased online. A one-time, online ticket fee will apply to each order. Tickets may not be purchased in person. When you purchase tickets to ride the train at a specific time, you may pick your tickets up at the train station ticket window. Then, get in line and board the train at any time during the hour for which tickets are purchased.

  • When: Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
  • Where: Irvine Park Railroad at Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869
  • Cost: $12.00 per person to ride the Christmas Train, children under 24 months ride free. Parking is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays & $5.00 per vehicle on weekends. If you arrive after 5:00 pm parking is free.
Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad
Image provided by Irvine Park Railroad

Before heading off on the Christmas Train, you browse through the Christmas Tree Ranch where you’ll find Noble, Grand, and Douglas fir trees in all shapes and sizes. The Christmas Tree Ranch will be open daily from November 27th – December 23rd at 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.



Irvine Park Railroad has graciously provided a Family 4 pack to one lucky family. The Prize includes:

  • 4 Christmas Train Tickets

  • 4 Activity Tickets

  • 1 Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Bike Rental (excludes the double surrey)

The prize is valued at $93.00!!! To enter make a comment on this blog post about why you’d like to visit Irvine Park Railroad’s Christmas Train. The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. The Giveaway will end on November 12, 2015 at 11:59 PM PST.

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The Giveaway is open to US Residents who are 18 years of age and older. The winner will be notified via email and on this blog. The winner will have 48 hours to respond. If there is no response within 48 hours a new winner will be chosen. The Prize will be fulfilled directly by Irvine Park Railroad. Any information provided is strictly the purpose of fulfilling the prize. I never sell or share your information. This blog is not liable for any unclaimed prizes. One entry per person. All opinions are strictly my own and have not been influenced by any form of compensation received by this blog.


7 Comments on Christmas Train Giveaway

  1. Our family is delighted by the Christmas season. The opportunity to see santa and ride the train would bring joy to our children in a way only Christmas can. We would love to be chosen for the free tickets as this would allow us to spend the money towards gifts for those in need. Thank you!

  2. We would love to go to experience the Irvine Railroad park during Christmas season. My daughters would be so grateful!
    Thank you for the chance.

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