Holiday Train Shows in Westchester

Holiday Train Shows in Westchester

Holiday Train Shows in Westchester

The magic of the holidays is right around the corner. One of our favorite ways to kick-off the season is by enjoying one of the many holiday train shows in Westchester. Tickets are on sale now for these experiences, which includes a chance to see the magic of these illuminated trains, along with dazzling lights and music.

Saturday, November 26th-Saturday, December 31st, Various times
2022 Holidays on the Hill Train Show (Katonah)

Stroll through the Holidays on the Hill Annual Train Show at Lasdon Park. You and your family can experience more than 5,000+ square feet of indoor and outdoor fun in this holiday exhibit. Inside this world, you’ll find an assortment of trains going through 12 multi-level tracks, bridges, ramps, tunnels, under waterfalls, and by holiday scenes as well as colorful seasonal flowers, plants, and decorations! Enjoy holiday music in the background as well as snowmen and more. Your kids can also see Santa during your visit who will be in attendance from Thursday-Sunday at various times. Tickets are $10 per child (age 2-10) and $20 per adult. Children up to 24 months are free. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, 2610 Route 35 Katonah, New York 10536. 914-864-7263.

Saturday, November 12th-Sunday, December 4th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Greenburgh Nature Center Holiday Train Show (Scarsdale)

Enjoy a 12×18-foot display of model trains traveling through countryside scenes at the Greenburgh Nature Center Holiday Train Show. The display also includes a train tunnel, a ravine with a train trestle crossing over it, a stream, a model village, railroad crossings, and much more to view. Manor House at the Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

(Saturdays and Sundays only) Saturday, November 19th-Sunday, January 8th from 10:00am-11:00am
The Great Holiday Train Show from the New Castle Historical Society (Chappaqua)

Join the New Castle Historical Society for this annual family holiday tradition. Families can see this historic 19th-century summer residence of Horace Greeley that is decorated for the holidays with running train displays in each of their period rooms. Visit the holiday gift shop to purchase train-themed items, candy, and more! Admission is $10 for members; $15 for non-members; and $8 for children ages 8 and under. New Castle Historical Society – Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

Holiday Train Shows Outside of Westchester

New York Botanical Garden: Holiday Train Show
New York Botanical Garden: Holiday Train Show

Monday, November 19th-Monday,January 16th from 10:00am-6:00pm
New York Botanical Garden: Holiday Train Show (The Bronx)

The infamous NY Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show is always a treat to enjoy with your family. See model trains in an enchanting display of more than 190 replicas of New York landmarks. Incredibly, they are all re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods, and cinnamon sticks. You can also enjoy NYBG GLOW, an outdoor holiday light experience with thousands of dazzling lights and whimsical, picture-perfect installations. A limited number of visitors will be admitted to the Holiday Train Show every 15 minutes. You may arrive at the Garden up to one hour before your ticketed entry time and must be in line at the Conservatory at the time printed on your ticket. Tickets are $35 per person (ages 13-64); $20 per child (ages 2-12); and free for kids under age 2. NYBG, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458.

Friday, November 25th-Friday, December 30th, trains run at 12:00pm and 2:15pm
Santa Express at the Railroad Museum of New England

For a very different train experience, take a road trip to Thomaston, CT for their annual Santa Express. During this experience, families can hop on board for the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus. As the trains travels through the wilderness, passengers will be able to visit with Santa and play with his Elves. Every child on the train gets a special gift from Santa’s toy bag. The train is also beautifully decorated where you will be able to sit in a 1920s or 1940s train car. Each car offers different levels of service and amenities during the 1 hour and 20 minute ride. Coach is $20 per adult/children; Lounge is $54.50 per adult/children; Tavern-Lounge No. 43 is $95 per adult/children, and the Observation-Lounge Hickory Creek is $149 is per adult/children. Parking is free. Thomaston Station, 242 East Main Street, Thomaston, CT.