Christmas at the Station

We all need a little Christmas magic this year... Christmas at the Station 2020 Logo Graphic

...and you'll find it at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum's NEW Christmas at the Station event in Downtown Calera! Bring your family and friends to celebrate the holiday season together amidst hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights blanketing the trains, Museum buildings and grounds.

Your Christmas Experience ticket includes a ride on the Calera & Shelby train, a ride on the Shelby & Southern train, access to the Merry Maze of Lights, and the ability to safely take your annual family photos with Santa Claus!

Enjoy an evening of family games and activities, drink some hot chocolate, visit a food truck, and be sure to write (and deliver!) your letter of Christmas wishes to jolly old St. Nick!

The Couple's Caboose

Make the experience a special date with your sweetheart with tickets in the Couple's Caboose! Travel down the tracks in this car for two (plus a brakeman doing his work on the train and ensuring your safety).Tickets are very limited.

It's a Classic Christmas experience for the whole family.

  • Activities on the ground begin at 4:00 p.m.
  • Ticket Office opens at 4:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Experience tickets will be priced at $33 apiece and are all-inclusive of a C&S ride, S&S ride, family photo with Santa, and access to the Merry Maze of Lights.
  • Additional activities will be available on the grounds.
  • Enjoy snacks from onsite food trucks, sweets vendor and hot chocolate stand.
  • C&S trains departing at 5:00, 6 :00, 7 :00 & 8 :00 p.m.
  • S&S train rides run from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. with regular departures. Individual S&S tickets will be on sale for additional rides
  • Seating will be limited and socially-distanced for our passengers' comfort and safety.

 

Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased onsite one hour before train departures at the Calera Depot (only as available!) or in advance online using the links below:.

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