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.
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Blue Note Express Music & Dinner Train

From the first pour of sparkling wine, to the smoothest tune at the Blue Note, this is one entertaining (and delicious) journey. A serenade by our very own Wine Train Quartet.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine and appetizers onboard our NEW Open-Air Car!
  • Live performance from our “Wine Train Quartet” onboard
  • Napa-style meal served on train
  • Ticket to 9:30 p.m. show at Blue Note Napa
Duration
4 Hours
Meals
Appetizers Onboard
Murder Mystery Package

Murder Mystery

Like your dinner with a side of excitement? Dress in your finest 1915 period costume for an evening filled with drama, intrigue, and mystery. And three gourmet courses of fine California cuisine. Same elegant Wine Train journey. But come prepared to play the part and solve the murder.
  • September 20, October 19, November 17
  • 3-hour journey aboard our vintage train, departing at 6:30 p.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Multiple course gourmet meal
Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
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

Trefethen Meet the Maker

Take a twilight journey into the heart of Napa Valley, and discover the award-winning wines of Trefethen Family Vineyards.
  • September 22
  • 3-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 7:00 p.m.
  • 4-course gourmet dinner
  • A distinctive selection of wines from Trefethen winery
  • Pairings and tasting notes with Trefethen 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
  • Special departure on October 15th featuring karaoke onboard
  • 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

Santa Train

Napa Valley is for the young and the young-at-heart. Join us for a journey to the North Pole!
  • 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
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Valentine's Day

Your special someone deserves something extraordinary. Like an elegant journey. A spectacular landscape. A luxuriously vintage setting.
  • 3-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 11:30 a.m. (6:30 p.m. for dinner)
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Multiple course Napa-style gourmet meal
  • Strolling violinist on dinner tour
Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner or Lunch Onboard