Special Events

Cochon gathering

Cochon555 Heritage Fire Napa

A wood-fired feast featuring endless food, an all-star cast of chefs, real local farmers, and free-flowing wines. This elegant rail journey takes you to the iconic Charles Krug estate for the most distinctive whole-animal, live-fire culinary experience in wine country. But not before you enjoy the rolling backdrop of Napa Valley’s stunning landscape.

Murder Mystery

Things take a turn for the gutter at Mafia Don Lou Zar’s juice joint when someone is put on ice! Help find out who’s on the level and who’s on the lam by trading clues with your guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the murderer hotfoots it out of there!
  • Available on select dinner trains
  • 3-hour journey aboard our vintage train
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Multiple course gourmet meal
Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
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Totally 80's Totally Murder

Party like it’s 1989 and join us for a fun-filled, totally tubular, super rad evening of intrigue and neon pants. The Wine Train turns 30 this year and we’re celebrating ‘80s-style. So gnarly!
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • 2-hour journey aboard our vintage train
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Multiple course gourmet meal
Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard

30th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate 30 Years of the Napa Valley Wine Train with a toast and a stylish celebration with our friends. Won’t you join us?
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm Reception
  • Hors D’Oeuvres
  • Tour of newly renovated railcars
  • Live outdoor music
Romance on the Rails

Romance on the Rails

Looking to sweep someone off their feet? The Napa Valley Wine Train was made for romance—a romantic setting, for a romantic journey, through one of the most romantic places in the world. A fine multi-course gourmet meal in a private booth in a vintage glass-topped dome car. What’s not to love?
  • Sunday, August 26th Sunday, September 23rd Friday, October 26th
  • 3-hour train journey, departing at 6:30 p.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Two glasses of private label wine
  • Multiple course gourmet dinner
Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
House in a beautiful field with mountains in the background

Monticello Vineyards Private Reserve Dinner 2019

World-class wines. Impeccably paired seasonal gourmet meal. In-depth tasting notes from Monticello Vineyard ’s very own winemaker. A luxurious ride through spectacular wine country landscape aboard the ever-elegant Wine Train. An extraordinary experience, a feast for the senses.
  • 3-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley
  • A distinctive selection of wines from Monticello Vineyards
  • 4-course gourmet dinner
  • Pairings and tasting notes with Monticello winemakers
Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard

Hop Train

Beer before Bordeaux. Cans before corks. An unexpected twist on your wine country experience.
  • Every Monday
  • 2-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 6:00 p.m.
  • 2 pints of Palisades local craft beer
  • Variety of wine and spirits available for purchase
  • Bar bites
Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Bar Bites Onboard
The Napa Valley Wine Train runs alongside a California vineyard.

Thanksgiving

As you sit onboard an elegant train with elegant interiors and polished, personalized service, there’s a lot to be grateful for.
  • 3.5-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m. (or at 5:00 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving-themed feast
  • Multiple course gourmet meal
Duration
3.5 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard

Santa Train

Napa Valley is for the young and the young-at-heart. Join us for a journey to the North Pole on a special mission to help Jolly the Bear. Treat the little ones to a truly magical, musical, and memorable family Christmas adventure!
  • November 23-25, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 14-23, and 26
  • Interactive musical journey at the Station
  • 1.25-hour Christmas train ride to The North Pole
  • Onboard music, games, and entertainment
  • Hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies onboard
  • Additional beverages and snack boxes available for purchase
Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Hot Cocoa & Cookies