It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Especially if you like train rides at night. The Boulder City Santa Express is back for the 2022 season. This family-friendly train ride lets guests experience all the magic of the holidays onboard and in their railyard event center.
Each train ride experience lasts a total of 90 minutes an includes all the Christmas fun for your family. They’ll take a ride in a vintage car, restored and decked out for the holidays. There are options for an open-air car or an enclosed heated ones. If you do opt for the open-air car, Christmas pajamas are accepted and even encouraged. The 90-minute experience also include time in the Boulder City railyard event center with some goodies and fun with Santa.
If you’re in the mood for something a little fancier or more exclusive, First Class tickets are available. This experience includes a separate car and a gift bag for guests. Gift bag contents are different for adults and children (check out the list below to see what’s included). VIP Guests can choose between a dining car with tables or an open-air car with bench seating.
First Class Tickets also include access to a VIP service tent in Santa’s Train Yard. Table services and lots of extras are included with this option. These tickets are not available at the door. They must be purchased online, so plan ahead!
Tickets start at $30 per Adult seat or $25 per Child seat. If you have a lap kiddo, they ride free. First Class (VIP) dining car seats can be purchased for $45 per child (12 and under) or $50 per adult. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time as seats are assigned. All proceeds help support the state railroad museum in Boulder City.
Tickets for the Boulder City Santa Express sell out quickly, so get yours early (buy them here)! Here’s some things to know before you go.
–Wendy Rush, 96.3KKLZ Las Vegas