Programming & Events

How to Get Tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™

There’s something magical about Christmas time in Peninsula, Ohio, where the train depot transforms into a glistening North Pole. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ train ride returns this year at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad from November 10 – December 21, bringing Santa, elves, cookies and hot cocoa!...

Fall Wine Tasting Events

Sit back and relax as you watch the sunset over Cuyahoga Valley and enjoy a glass of wine (or six) in vintage train cars. This fall, enjoy wine tasting on the train with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Grape Escape is our premier wine sampling event...

Kids Ride Free in August

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will run a 'Kids Ride Free' special, presented by WKYC, throughout the month of August. Starting Wednesday, August 1, for one adult National Park Scenic coach ticket ($15) purchased, one child’s National Park Scenic coach ticket (ages 12 and under) is...

Celebrate Christmas in July

The spirit of Christmas lasts all year round at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! We invite you to celebrate the season early with our Christmas in July excursions! CVSR is hosting new Christmas in July experiences to enjoy an afternoon of holiday fun with the family!Celebrate...

Summer Family Fun at CVSR

With the kids out of school and those long warm days, summer is officially upon us in Northeast Ohio! Looking for fun things to do with the family? Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a variety of  things to do this summer to give everyone a...

Dads Ride Free

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running a ‘Dads Ride Free’ special this Father’s Day Weekend, Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17.Starting Friday, June 15, for one purchased adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket, one adult National Park Scenic coach ticket is free...

Summer Beer Tasting Events

This summer get your brew crew together for Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's premier beer tasting excursions, Ales on Rails™. While on board this two-hour excursion, you will sample five different beers, giving you a chance try a variety. Each passenger will receive five light appetizers...

Travel Through Time with the Hale Farm Explorer

Experience the nostalgia of traveling by train to a living history museum! Hale Farm & Village is an outdoor, living history museum with historic buildings, costumed educators, a working farm and period arts and crafts. Our Hale Farm Explorer train ticket includes admission to the...

Dining on the Rails

Whether you have a special date coming up such as an anniversary or birthday, or simply want a nice meal out, our Dining on the Rails train excursions give you just what you want. Featuring lunch and dinner, we have everything you need to spend...

Celebrate Father’s Day with CVSR

This Father’s Day weekend we invite you to spend quality time with dad on the railroad. Climb aboard for our various Father’s Day events, or simply take our National Park Scenic and enjoy spending time in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with dad. From lunch to...