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Holiday elves have transformed the Wine Train into an enchanting holiday experience. Board the Santa Train to add some sparkle and spirit to your Christmas season.

Sip hot cocoa, munch freshly-baked cookies, and join in games and sing-alongs with a jolly cast of characters headlined by Santa himself. Watch faces fill with joy as we wind our way 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!

At a Glance

  • 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

*Restrictions apply

For Groups of 20 or more submit an request or call 707.251.5210

Your Itinerary

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The Story: Jolly the Bear Needs Help!

Jolly the Bear was left behind at the train station and has to get to Santa’s Workshop to be finished in time for Christmas Day! The little ones—and their Christmas spirit—are needed to help Jolly get to the North Pole so he can become an official Santa Train Conductor Bear!

Join the Conductor, Santa, Jolly, and a cast of holiday friends on this magical journey to the North Pole. Enjoy visits with our special hosts, lots of fun and entertainment, and hot cocoa and cookies. As a special thanks for making Jolly’s Christmas wish come true, children get a toy Jolly Bear ornament from Santa to take home.

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Santa Train Departure Times

Show #1 - 5:00PM

Daily, November 19 - December 28

4:30 PM Check-in
5:00 PM Show
5:15 PM Boarding
5:45 PM Departure
7:00 PM Return

Blackout Dates: November 22 (Thanksgiving), December 24-25

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Show #2 - 7:15PM

Daily, November 23-25, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 14-23, and 26

6:30 PM Check-in
7:15 PM Show
7:30 PM Boarding
8:00 PM Departure
9:15 PM Return

Blackout Dates: December 24-25

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The Journey

The Station

Joined by Elf and Fairy friends, the conductor greets guests at the station and welcomes them aboard the Santa Train. When this interactive musical journey begins, be ready to sing, cheer, and dance! Meet poor, unfinished Jolly, and don’t forget to bring a secret Santa unwrapped gift for Foster Kids of Napa.

All Aboard!

Climb aboard with Santa, Jolly the Bear, and their holiday friends to embark on a special Christmas mission and experience you won’t get anywhere else. Play games and join in sing-a-longs with a fun cast of characters on your way to Santa’s village and workshop.

North Pole Journey

On the return journey, enjoy even more songs and games. Fairy will collect letters to Santa, and Santa and Jolly will hand out toy bears. Watch as little faces light up with pure Christmas joy as they help complete the mission to deliver Jolly the Bear.

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Included on the Santa Train

  • 1.5-hour train ride through beautiful Napa Valley
  • Enchanting musical entertainment and games
  • Hot cocoa and freshly-baked cookies on board during the return to the station
  • Other beverages and snack boxes available for purchase (Adults: Hummus, chips, cheese, crackers, and a treat. Kids: peanut butter and jelly sandwich, goldfish crackers, apple sauce, and fruit). Alternative snacks for those with allergies or special dietary needs are also available.
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Ticket To Dream

We believe all children should experience the joy and excitement of the holidays. But for foster children who have been separated from family, friends and familiar faces, the holidays can be an especially difficult and lonely time.

That’s why the Napa Wine Train has partnered with the Ticket to Dream Foundation to bring hundreds of foster children on the Santa Train and we’re collecting toys from our generous riders! Something as simple as a special gift that shows someone cares can make a world of difference.

Just bring your donation of new and unwrapped toys, books, games, movies, and gift cards to the Napa Wine Train your departure day, November 2 through December 17!

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The Nutcracker: A Timeless Holiday Classic

December 15-16, 2018
Lincoln Theater, Yountville

Larger than life scenery, elaborate costumes, and dancing toy soldiers. Go on an enchanted journey through the Snow Flake Forest to The Land of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Napa Regional Dance Company. Watch this endearing ballet unfold to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, brought to life by Symphony Napa Valley. A feast for the senses, a magical tradition.

Call 707-944-9900 or visit www.lincolntheater.org for more information.

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