Programming & Events

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Summer Wine Tasting Events

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

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Tips to Get Your Bike Ready for the Season

Summer is coming soon to Northeast Ohio, which means longer days and warmer weather to enjoy the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. What better way to stay active and soak up the rays than to bike? But before you hop on your bike, make...

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is running a ‘Moms Ride Free’ special this Mother’s Day Weekend, Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13. The ‘Moms Ride Free’ special is presented by our partners at Countertop Solutions.  Starting Friday, May 11, for one purchased adult or child...

Give the Gift of Exploration

This holiday season, treat your family and friends to a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR offers both membership and gift certificate options, perfect for the loved ones on your list. CVSR Memberships CVSR membership starts at $50 and provides the opportunity to ride the...

Important Reminders for The Polar Express

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad hopes that your trip on The Polar Express creates wonderful memories and warms your heart. Please take a moment to review these important reminders. Planning Your Trip 1. We recommend that you arrive to your departing station by 6:00 pm. Boarding will...

CVSR Sets New Volunteer and Ridership Records

A Message from President and CEO Joe Mazur: As we draw closer to the end of the 2017 season, I’d like to share exciting new records for CVSR. Volunteer hours for the third quarter of 2017 continue upward and put us on the path to a...

Polar Express Tickets Available on October 2nd

Believe! Tickets for the 2017 season of The Polar Express go on sale on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Some important things to note: All tickets are sold ONLINE ONLY. This year, you will need to login via a Whistletix account. We recommend setting...

CVSR Introduces Fall Flyer for October

One of the best ways to see the vibrant colors of autumn is by train! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is introducing the Fall Flyer excursion on Saturdays and Sundays in October. This two-hour, nonstop train ride is a beautiful way to enjoy the changing leaves...

CVSR Hosts Christmas in July

Each year the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad presents THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for six weeks in November and December. CVSR partners with organizations such as Akron Children’s Hospital, Providence House, National MS Society, Cleveland Sight Center, Northeast Ohio Adoption Services and many more to provide children...

CVSR Announces New Maiden Excursion for Steam in the Valley

Steam in the Valley CVSR welcomes back the historic Nickel Plate 765 Steam Locomotive, one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States, to the Cuyahoga Valley September 16-17 and 23-24, 2017.  Passengers will enjoy two-hour round trip rides departing from Rockside and Akron...