Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Irvine Park RR - Christmas Train Tickets ON SALE NOW !

More Irvine Park Fun is headed our way !

I don't know about you but we love Irvine Park so much we visit often !! We also visit the seasonal festivities that go on year round !

They just wrapped up their amazing Pumpkin Patch and are already getting us all in the spirit of the Holidays with the sale of their Christmas Train tickets - ON SALE NOW .

If you have never been on the Christmas Train, I need to fill you in on the fun you can have.

     Come with family and friends and take this enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus. The train will depart every 15 minutes from the brightly-lit train station and drop passengers off at the North Pole.
     Christmas Train tickets may be purchased to ride the train at a specific date and time — get in line and board the train any time during the hour for which you purchase tickets.

     At the North Pole, visitors may purchase coffee, hot chocolate, freshly-popped popcorn, hot pretzels and cookies from the Elf House Snack Bar.
     Visitors may take their own pictures with Santa or you may purchase a picture taken by Irvine Park Railroad. Each 5” x 7” photo will be presented with an Irvine Park Railroad border and available for pickup shortly after being taken.
     After visiting with Santa, hop back aboard the train and enjoy the colorful Christmas lights and decorations, as well as the magical “Tunnel of Lights”, on the ride back to the station.When visiting the Christmas Train, remember to dress warmly, bring a camera and arrive early to avoid crowds.

The Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train is open on the following dates:
Christmas Train Dates           Christmas Train Hours       Christmas Train Activities
November 28th and 29th         5:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 10:00 am
November 30th                        5:00 pm – 8:00 pm              Activities open at 10:00 am
December 5th - 6th                  5:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 4:00 pm
December 7th                          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm              Activities open at 4:00 pm
December 12th                        4:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 3:00 pm
December 13th and 14th         2:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 10:00 am
December 15th through 19th  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 3:00 pm
December 20th and 21st         2:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 10:00 am
December 22nd and 23rd       4:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Activities open at 3:00 pm.

     While waiting to board the train, there are many activities for children to enjoy in Santa’s Village located next to the train station.

     Activities will open one hour prior to when the Christmas Train runs and include:
* Story Time with Mrs. Claus
* Christmas Cookie Decorating
* Carnival Games
* Ice Fishing
* Santa Claus Moon Bounce
* Christmas Coloring Corner
* Picture Stands


Prices for activities vary; for additional information and cost please see HERE .

     Tickets may be purchased online ONLY and can be purchased beginning November 1st. Tickets may not be purchased in person.

Please click HERE to purchase Christmas Train Tickets now and for more details.


New To the Irvine Park this year - Christmas Tree Ranch !!

     Irvine Park Railroad is pleased to announce their Christmas Tree Ranch -- new for Christmas 2014!

     Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, families will be able to purchase Christmas trees at Irvine Park Railroad. Visitors will be able to choose from among Douglas fir, Noble fir, and Grand fir trees ranging in height from 4' to 12'.
    Christmas tree stands, preservatives, tree disposal bags, wreaths, and garland will also be available for sale.
     The Christmas Tree Ranch is open daily at 10:00 am beginning Friday, November 28th through Tuesday, December 23rd.

     Families can walk the Christmas Tree Ranch to find their perfect Christmas tree.
 Irvine Park Railroad staff will help you load your Christmas Tree into/onto your car !!

We love fresh cut trees and picking one out as a family. This has been a tradition for the my family since I was a child and I am looking forward to doing this with my own family for many years to come !

Have a cool winter and Holiday Season everyone,
OnTheGoOC !

Other Helpful Information :
*The cost to ride the Christmas Train is $12.00 per person.
*Children younger than 24 months ride free.
*The parking for Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays and $5.00 per vehicle on weekends.
*Parking for the Christmas Train is free after 5:00 PM. and, when you visit the Christmas Train, be sure and plan time to visit Irvine Park Railroads NEW Christmas Tree Ranch.
*Annual Irvine Park Railroad events include the Christmas Train, Christmas Tree Ranch, Anniversary Celebration, Easter Eggstravaganza and Pumpkin Patch.
*During the day, visit Irvine Regional Park’s other activities including Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park — fun and unique bike rentals that can be enjoyed by single riders or an entire family — paddle boat rentals, the Orange County Zoo and pony rides.

*Irvine Park Railroad is located inside of Irvine Regional Park.
      The address is:  Irvine Park Railroad   1 Irvine Park Road     Orange, CA 92869

To Kick Off This Holiday Season early we are doing a GIVEAWAY for Holiday Fun at Irvine Park  !!

· 4 Christmas Train tickets 
· 6 Christmas Train activity tickets
· 1 Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park bike rental (excludes the double surrey) 
· 1 Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park paddle boat rental 

Enter GIVEAWAY Now - HERE Below ! 

a Rafflecopter giveaway Good Luck to everyone and see you at Irvine Park RR for the Holidays !

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*My Family was given tickets to attend and ride the Christmas Train. All photos belong to Irvine Park RR . Thank you Irvine Park RR for the opportunity to offer this giveaway.


  1. I would love to take my boys to see Santa at Irvine Park. We went for the first time last year and it was such a great experience we want to make it a tradition.

  2. My boys would love to see Santa in an outdoor setting. So cool!

    Debnmike moretti

  3. I would love to take my nephews!!

  4. My 4 yr old, 18 mo old and husband of course