Santa Train Ride, East Troy Electric Railroad East Troy Christmas Trains Lake Country Family Fun

Santa Train Ride, East Troy Electric Railroad

Christmas Trains – November 26th through December 19th 2021. We plan to run our popular round trips to Santa’s Workshop at the Elegant Farmer once again.

Take a magical ride from the East Troy Depot to Santa’s workshop at the Elegant Farmer this Christmas season in 2021 with a Santa Train Ride! 


Daytime Christmas Trains
November 27-28,
December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19

9a | 10:30a | Noon | 1:30p | 3p 
​*No 3pm train on Saturday, December 4th.

*Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, all ticket sales are final.

Adults (ages 15 and up) – $23.00
Children (ages 3-14) – $20.00
Toddler (ages 0-2) – $8.50
Members – $17.00

Buy your tickets online here. 

Santa’s Special Evening Trains
Fridays: November 26, December 3, 10 17
Saturdays: November 27, December 11, 18

EVERY RIDER NEEDS A TICKET
Adults: $35.00
Children (ages 3-14): $23.00
Infants/Toddlers (ages 0-2): $12.00
Members**: $30/Adults, $16/children, $10/infants/toddlers

Buy your tickets online here. 


Tickets go on sale 10/15/2021!

Simply sign up online for one of the trains.

Online advanced reservations are required. If you are purchasing in a large group with multiple families please purchase under one reservation. All tickets will be held at Will Call for pickup before your scheduled departure.
**Members – purchase your tickets online using your member number**

Every CHILD and TODDLER ticket holder will receive a gift.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, all ticket sales are final


Upon arrival, you will be asked to remain in your heated vehicle and tune to our radio station (90.9 FM). Groups will be called into the East Troy Depot for check-in and use of our bathroom facilities in an orderly fashion as to not exceed our reduced capacity in the Depot building.

Daytime Christmas Trains
Our magical ride will take you from our East Troy Depot (2002 Church Street, East Troy, WI) to Santa’s workshop located at the Elegant Farmer. Here children can visit Santa and take a photo with the jolly elf himself! The trolleys will be heated and bathrooms are available in our East Troy Depot.

Boarding is only done at our East Troy Depot. The Depot opens at 8am and closes after the last train gets in for the day.
Online advanced reservations are required. If you are purchasing in a large group with multiple families please purchase under one reservation.

The total experience is two hours in duration, consisting of 30 minutes on the train to the Elegant Farmer, 1 hour at the Elegant Farmer, and a 30 minute train ride back to the East Troy Depot.

Santa’s Special Evening Trains
Enjoy a magical upgraded experience on Santa’s Special Evening Trains riding our First Class Dining Cars. This adventure is complete with cookies, hot chocolate, adult hot chocolate (one complimentary drink included with adult ticket), beer, wine and other surprises for your family. Each child will receive a special holiday book and stuffed animal as a memento of this memory-making event. A stop at Santa’s Workshop (Elegant Farmer) is included. Experience is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Boarding is only done at our East Troy Depot. 
Online advanced reservations are required. If you are purchasing in a large group with multiple families please purchase under one reservation.


Facemasks Required – all passengers ages 2 & up will be required to wear a face mask, which covers nose and mouth, from the time they exit their vehicle upon arrival until they board their vehicle to leave museum grounds. Patrons who fail to comply by covering their nose and mouth will be asked to leave with no refund given. Children younger than age 2 and those who cannot remove the mask without assistance are exempt. All Christmas Train ticket sales are final regardless of conditions requiring cancellation. No exchanges or refunds will be given. If you are purchasing in a large group with multiple families please purchase under one name so you can be seated near each other. 
By purchasing your tickets, you acknowledge the inherent risks of being amongst the public during this time. For everyone’s safety, all guests ages two and older will be required to wear a mask. There will be no walkup sales or walkup exchanges.
The East Troy Railroad Museum follows CDC guidelines for disinfection of its facilities. The museum, however, cannot guarantee you will not be exposed to COVID-19. By entering the museum premises, visitors accept all responsibility for medical risks associated with their presence in a public place for themselves and for those for whom they act as legal guardians. The East Troy Railroad Museum is not liable for illness or injury beyond what may be prevented through reasonable accommodations. Masks are required, avoid touching surfaces, wash your hands or use hand sanitizers frequently, and please follow all signage posted to provide you with a safe experience. Those who are exhibiting any signs or symptoms of illness, whether related to COVID-19 or not, are asked not to enter the railroad museum.

**For member reservations, please call our office at 262-642-3263 and leave a message. A volunteer will call you back within two business days. 
Member tickets are $15.00.

Santa Train Dates:
November 27 to 28
December 4 to 5
December 11 to 12
December 18 to 19

**The Museum rides are for demonstration purposes only. It is not a common-carrier passenger operation.  They do not sell one-way tickets.  While they make every possible effort to serve their patrons, due to the nature of vintage railroad equipment, they reserve the right to alter operations at any time.

Looking for Santa’s Christmas Parade Train Tickets? Find them HERE.

All Aboard! Buy your tickets today to make amazing memories with your children!!

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