Tamale Festival at Southern California Railway Museum
The Tamale Express festival is a community event featuring mutli-diverse vendors including crafters, well-known name-brand merchandise, and local artists.
Terror in Train Town at Southern California Railway Museum
Ages 13+ are invited to visit Hyde Street Haunted House and The Darkness, produced by the Bloodshed Brothers. One ticket ($15), two terrifying Halloween-themed experiences. "It’s not the dark that will scare you, it’s what’s in the darkness."
Ride the Pumpkin Patch Express at Southern California Railway Museum
Take a ride to adventure at the Pumpkin Patch! Visit the petting zoo, enjoy performances, go on a hayride, jump on a trolley, explore the hay maze, experience the scavenger hunt, go trick or treating, and much more! Plus, use promo code FAMILYPACK to save $20 off a family four-pack of tickets online only and for a limited time.
Day Out with Thomas: The Steam Team Tour at Southern California Railway Museum
All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends are once again chugging into the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris. They've traveled all the way from the Island of Sodor and have arrived "Right on Time" to take a ride with you and your family.
Behind the Scenes at Southern California Railway Museum
January 18-19: Get "Behind the Scenes" at this annual all-day event, where visitors get special access and tours of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, streetcars, interurban electric cars and artifacts dating back to 1870. Includes unlimited rides on classic passenger trains and trolleys. Bring the whole family for a fun and fascinating day!
Railroadiana at Southern California Railway Museum
Choo choo! Enjoy a day full of fun and learning for the whole family, where you can peruse models and toy trains, railroad collectibles, art and books. Railroad historians and preservationists will be on hand to tell the story of Southern California's railway history.
Trolleys, Twinkles and Treats at Southern California Railway Museum
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13: Visitors can experience the festive lights and décor, ride a trolley, write a letter to Santa, and enjoy Mrs. Claus reading a holiday classic; 5-9 p.m.
Railroadiana Swap Meet at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris
SATURDAY, MARCH 6: Shop for and learn about railroadiana and railroad antiques at Southern California’s largest outdoor railroadiana swap meet. Vendors will be selling railroad collectibles, art, books, models and toy trains.
Behind the Scenes & Food Truck Fest at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: Go “Behind the Scenes” at the Museum and see what goes into maintaining the West’s largest collection of rail cars, enjoy exciting food truck cuisine, and end your day with a unique night photoshoot experience.
Pirate Festival at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Join Southern California Railway Museum for a day full of pirate festivities. Families can experience family-friendly entertainment including Mermaid/Mermen Pod, games, treasure hunt, and Pirate Academy. Learn how to talk and dress like a pirate and hear about real pirates!
Weekend Train & Trolley Rides at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris
Weekends, June 5 - September 26: Take a ride on the Museum Railway on a real operating trolley or behind a locomotive every weekend. Parking, entry to grounds, and entry to open exhibits are free (except during special ticketed events). Select trains and trolleys run every weekend for $8-12.
Day Out With Thomas at SoCal Railway Museum in Perris
NOVEMBER 6, 7, 11, 13 & 14: Thomas, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are coming to Southern California Railway Museum! Take a ride behind Thomas and Percy, enjoy photo ops, live music, petting zoo, balloon twister, and more!
Antique Truck Show at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris
SATURDAY, MAY 7: See hundreds of restored, vintage trucks—from semis to pickups to delivery vehicles and farm and fire equipment – in addition to rolling locomotives and street cars. An incredible variety of antique transportation equipment will be on display for your viewing enjoyment.
Day Out With Thomas at Southern California Railway Museum
NOVEMBER 5-6 and 11-13: Take a ride with Thomas, meet Percy and Sir Topham Hatt, and enjoy a day of family fun.
The Polar Express at Southern California Railway Museum
NOVEMBER 20 - DECEMBER 28: Passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical one-hour trip to meet Santa.
Dino Train & STEAM Festival at Southern California Railway Museum
MARCH 18-19: Meet Buddy the Dinosaur, go on train and trolley rides, participate in STEAM-themed arts and crafts, view and touch fossils, minerals, and insects, and get access to the museum.
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