Weekly Events

Weekly Events

Please note: The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

Brunch Along the Cuyahoga 
Saturdays and Sundays 
All Ages. Passengers ages 3 and over need a ticket
Departs from Peninsula Depot at 9:50 a.m.

Climb aboard and enjoy a delicious four-course bunch, catered by Creekside Restaurant of Brecksville! This excursion runs from 9:50am – 11:35am. On board, you will be served an pastry, fruit/appetizer, main course, dessert and your choice of coffee, tea, or water. A meal option for children is also available. See menu in each ticket description. Seating is in our table car in sections of four (two seats facing two seats). Seats are assigned.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $27 for children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 and under do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.

Please note: Due to our state liquor license, we are unable to serve alcohol on Sunday Brunch.

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Lunch Along the Cuyahoga 
Saturdays
All Ages. Passengers ages 3 and over need a ticket
Departs from Peninsula Depot at 11:45 a.m.

Climb aboard and enjoy a delicious four-course lunch, catered by Creekside Restaurant of Brecksville, while you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! This excursion runs from 11:45 a.m.-1:45pm. On board, you will be served an appetizer, salad, main course, dessert and your choice of coffee, tea, or water. A meal option for children is also available. See menu in each ticket description. Seating is in our table car in sections of four (two seats facing two seats). Seats are assigned.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $27 for children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 and under do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.

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Caboose Ride 
Saturdays and Sundays
All Ages. Passengers ages 3 and over need a ticket
Departs from Peninsula Depot 9:50 a.m. or 1:45 p.m.
Caboose Seating

Take ride on the cozy Caboose! On board, you will learn about the history of the car from one of our knowledgeable trainmen. Enjoy the landscape of Cuyahoga Valley as Winter sweeps through the valley and experience the park in a new way! Your ticket includes 1 and a half hour train ride (9:50am – 11:35am) or (1:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.) and light meal.

Tickets are $25, ages 3 and up. Children ages 2 and under do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.

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Read Aboard the Train 
Select weekdays
All Ages. Passengers ages 3 and over need a ticket
Departs from Akron Northside Station and Rockside Station at 10:30 a.m.

Climb aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for this family-based reading program! Children and families will board the train and learn about where to find interesting books to read, have a short story time and participate in a creative hands-on art activity.

Seating in our table car. Tickets are in sections of four, at dining table and chairs, with two seats facing two seats. Seating is assigned. Ticket includes hour and a half train ride, craft and story time. Passengers are free to bring on  a small snack.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 3+. Children ages 2 and under do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.

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Hale Farm Explorer (Begins June 1)
Wednesdays-Sundays 
All Ages. Passengers ages 3 and over need a ticket
Departs from Rockside Station at 9 a.m. or 
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 10:55 a.m.

Travel by train to this premier collection and property of Western Reserve Historical Society! Hale Farm & Village is an outdoor living history museum. Here you will experience daily mid-19th century life depicted through dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, cooking presentations and demonstrations of Early American craft and trades. You’ll board the train at the Rockside Station then a tram will meet you at the Indigo Lake Station, where you will travel to historic Hale Farm & Village. For details about the timing of the event, please view each ticket description.

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