Santa Train Jolly Journeys

The Napa Valley Wine Train pulls into the station at dusk.

Santa Train Jolly Journeys

All aboard for a merry adventure through Napa Valley! This holiday season join us for some festive fun with Santa on the Wine Train as we bring back our local favorite experience with three all-new Jolly Journeys to embark on. Begin your festive voyage at the station before boarding and discover even more holiday magic from cheerful carolers and a welcome cup hot cider or cocoa to a fun photo opportunity with Santa and a merry mailing station for postcards to the North Pole. Don’t forget to pick up festive pajamas in our Wine Shop or give back to a wonderful cause with a toy donation to Expressions of Hope.

  • Santa waving from a train.

Santa's Cookie Jar

Jingle and mingle in Santa’s Cookie Car and enjoy the stunning views of the valley as you sip cocoa and delight in a delicious holiday cookie with Santa. Whether you’re continuing a special tradition or experiencing the magic for the first time, this voyage is a cheerful treat for all.

This Jolly Journey Includes:

  • A cup of warm cider or cocoa to sip
  • A delectable fresh baked holiday cookie
  • A visit from Santa
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  • A collection of holiday ornaments laid out on a table in the Napa Valley Wine Train.

Gourmet Holiday Express

Toast to togetherness and make wonderful memories with the ones you love on the Gourmet Holiday Express. Discover our festive holiday menu full of scrumptious bites and sweet sips with Santa as you savor a slower pace in our antique Pullman dining car.

This Jolly Journey includes:
      • Three-course kid-friendly dinner 
      • Fresh baked holiday cookie and cocoa 
      • Digital and printed photo with Santa 
      • Table-side visit from Santa
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Very Merry Vista Dome

Elevate your jolly journey in our elegant Very Merry Vista Dome car. Indulge in a decadent evening filled with exquisite cuisine and soak in 360 views of a Wine Country wonderland from our luxurious observation-style dining car.

This Jolly Journey Includes:
      • Three-course kid-friendly dinner 
      • Fresh baked holiday cookie and cocoa 
      • Digital and printed photo with Santa 
      • Table-side visit from Santa
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Our Partner

The Napa Valley Wine Train is a proud supporter of Expressions of Hope Napa and their dedication to our local children in the foster care system. This holiday season a portion of the proceeds from every Jolly Journey will be donated to Expressions of Hope as well as an opportunity for our guests to drop a toy donation off at the station.

Jolly Journeys embarking on: 

Thursday, December 1st 

Friday, December 2nd 

Saturday, December 3rd 

Thursday, December 8th 

Friday, December 9th 

Saturday, December 10th 

Thursday, December 15th 

Friday, December 16th 

Saturday, December 17th 

Thursday, December 22nd 

Friday, December 23rd

Escape to Napa Valley

Treat yourself to a Wine Country getaway. Enjoy a full day of tastings along the stunning Napa Valley Wine Trails then delight in a gourmet lunch on the Wine Train complete with a two-night stay at the breathtaking River Terrace Inn.