Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Holiday Train Rides

Holiday Train Rides at the Boardwalk

Celebrate the holiday season with a ride on a festive train!

Continue the merriment with family and friends at Boardwalk arcades & attractions using your MyBoardwalk card, included with your fare. Happy Holidays!

Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train

November 24 through December 31

Operated by Roaring Camp Railroads.
Will-Call/Ticketing at Main Entrance

Vintage excursion cars, adorned with thousands of colorful lights, roll through the streets of Santa Cruz and into the redwoods as passengers lend their voices to popular hits from yesterday and today.

Sip hot spiced cider and dance and sing your way into the New Year! Continue the merriment with a $6 MyBoardwalk card good for rides, attractions, arcades and games in Neptune's Kingdom.

Bring the whole family for festive fun. Happy Holidays!


Santa Cruz Chanukah Train

December 14 - One Night Only!

Operated by Roaring Camp Railroads.
Will-Call/Ticketing at Main Entrance

Share the light of this special season with a ride on the Chanukah Train.

Light the menorah, listen to stories, play dreidel and enjoy kosher refreshments. Happy Chanukah!



  • All trains depart from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Advance purchase is recommended
  • Trains run rain or shine
  • $10 parking is conveniently located across from the train loading area
  • Select Boardwalk locations will be open for food and beverage
Holiday Train and Santa Claus

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Casino Arcade


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