Wild West Day

Round Up the Young’ns for some Family Fun!

Man in Western wear carrying young girlKick up your boots and take a journey by train into the Wild West! Watch the onboard and outdoor Western theatre reenactment story about a runaway, a gang of ruffians, a father’s pursuit and see if law and order can be reestablished onboard the train!

The train ride and outdoor theater performances down the tracks last approximately 75 minutes. Food vendors, lawn games and photo opportunities will be available on the Museum grounds, as well.

Claim Your Front Row Seats with Priority Boarding Upgrade

New this year is the opportunity to upgrade Priority Boarding passes to get first selection of seats on the train! The best view for the outdoor theater performance is located on the south sides of the Open Air cars and open-window Frisco car. Each Priority Boarding ticketholder will be allowed to board the train before general boarding begins. Limited availability. Upgrade tickets for $2 more per ticket.

Event Date

  • July 23, 2022

Departure times:

  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m.Just Added!
    *All times Central

Event Details

  • Boarding begins 15 minutes before scheduled train departure.
  • Tickets may be purchased in advance online or may be purchased as available on the day of the event prior to boarding at the Calera Depot.

Ticket Prices

  • Adults Ages 12-64 – $18
  • Children Ages 2-11 – $18
  • Seniors Ages 65+ – $17
  • Priority Boarding Upgrade – $2
  • Infants – Free
  • Wheel Chair Seats – $18
  • Caboose Tickets – $28
  • Locomotive Tickets – $38
  • National Historic Railroad Society (NHRS) Members – $17

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.

Refreshments

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.

Restrooms

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