Summer Sunset Date-Night!

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Experience our Summer Sunset train with your glass soon to be in hand! Gather with your bestie(s) under shaded oaks for lawn games, appetizers, iced cocktails, and chilled wines. Plan your Ozan Winery and Distillery experience now and join us for this inspired Summer Sunset date night!!

Depart on the “Sweethearts Special” at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum Depot for a timeless rail excursion to Ozan Winery and Distillery!! You'll arrive at the vineyard, and be greeted with lawn games, Italian themed cocktails, or chilled wine by the glass (drink ticket exchange) plus appetizers, followed by a short walk to the hillside tasting room overlook to exchange food and drink tickets. Additional cocktails and wines by the glass are available for purchase.

Italian Summer Cocktails

A patio with tables, chairs and umbrellas The event Features Italian Summer Cocktails and a Mediterranean inspired cuisine box. Guests will receive 2 drink tickets and 1 food box ticket. Choose a glass of your Ozan favorites like Riesling, Peach, and Pinot Noir, among others! All wines and spirits will be available for purchase by the bottle for you to take home!

Event Date

Saturday, August 27th

Departure Times

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 7:00 pm

Event Details

A winery patio with tables, chairs and umbrellas

  • Depart Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum Depot
  • Train Excursion to Ozan Winery & Distillery
  • Ceremony Lawn Welcome with wine cocktail pour upon arrival (Drink ticket exchange)
  • Mediterranean inspired cuisine box, paired with chilled Italian cocktail or choice of Ozan wine. (Drink ticket exchange or purchase available)
  • Open seating indoors, shaded outdoors adjacent to the Vineyard or Trackside where you can unwind with yard games as you enjoy the Summer Sunset.
  • Bottle purchase for all wines and spirits available prior to departure - 15% off all wines!
  • Special Event ticket sales are final. There are no exchanges or refunds for tickets purchased for any train events.
  • Event Duration: 2 hours

Ticket PricingA field of grass with vineyards and wooden barn

  • Per Couple: $99
  • Ticket prices includes train excursion, 1 food ticket for a Mediterranean cuisine box and 2 drink tickets! Cocktails and wine by the glass will be available for purchase.
  • Drinking on the train is prohibited.
  • Reservations can be made for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 persons.
  • Single tickets are not available at this time.

Get Tickets!

Important Ticket Information:

Train tickets are non-refundable. However our ticket team is happy to apply any unused travel funds to a train ride at a different date/time in the same operating season (March-October).

Infant Tickets

Infants under 24 months old ride free of charge, but must remain in an adult's lap at all times. For your safety, strollers and infant car seat carriers are not permitted aboard the train.

Stay on Track!

Our team has worked hard to ensure a safe and relaxing time for your family onboard our train. Upon arrival at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, please stay on track by agreeing to follow all verbal directions from your car hosts and adhere to all posted safety and sanitation guidelines on the train and throughout the grounds.

Limited Accessible Seating Available:

Except for certain special events, if someone in your party needs to reserve a space for a wheelchair, please add all other passengers' tickets to your order first and at checkout, you will be asked to add the ADA space reservation to complete your order.

Wheelchair Accessibility

Our train has wheelchair accessible accommodations on the Long Island 2972 and Open Air Car 1121. Wheelchair loading and unloading only occurs at the Calera Depot using a MobiLift wheelchair lift by Adaptive Engineering Inc. We do not have wheelchair boarding capabilities at stops such as Ozan Winery or our special events "Meadow" . Note: A person in your party must be in a wheelchair to purchase this ticket. This is only a space for a wheelchair, no seat is provided.

More information about accessibility can found on our ADA Information page.


Snacks and drinks are available for purchase at our Gift Shop and during special events at the Meadow. Meadow purchases are cash only. The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum's policy is that no food or drinks may be brought on the train. Please finish refreshments prior to boarding at the depot or Meadow. This policy also applies to any intermediate train stops where food or drinks may be sold.


There are no working restrooms on our vintage railcars. Please use the restroom at the Gift Shop prior to boarding.