Special Events

holiday-flyer-2014All Aboard Arizona’s most unique holiday event! Take a train ride through many festive holiday light displays turning the Railroad Park into a winter wonderland. Opening night festivities include the Mayor’s tree lighting ceremony, entertainment and of course a visit from Santa. Santa will be at the park through December 23.

Holiday Light Dates: December 12, 2014 through January 3, 2015 (excluding December 24, 25, and 31) Cost: Train ride is $3 and Carousel is $2. Children under 3 ride free with a paying adult.

Opening Night on December 12, 2014

  • Mayor’s tree lighting at 6:30pm in the main plaza
  • Jeff Keane, son of Bil Keane the Family Circus cartoonist will be on-site signing and giving away Family Circus calendars to celebrate the anniversary of the “Giddy-Up Daddy” statue located at the park.
  • Life-size characters will be walking around the plaza welcoming kids to the event.
  • Hot cocoa on sale at Hartley’s will be flowing!
  • Entertainment to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

Noteworthy for Holiday Lights

  • Parking: It can get busy at Holiday Lights! Parking is available both on-site in the park’s parking lot with overflow parking available at the Seville across the street. We recommend arriving early.
  • Fun Stuff:While the main attraction is the festive train ride through the lights there are many other fun things to do at the park.
    • Get your picture taken with Santa Claus in the famous Pullman train car
    • Take a ride on the carousel
    • Stop into Hartley’s Ice Cream shop and treat everyone to a warm cup of cocoa or coffee
    • Visit the Model Railroad Building decorated for the Holidays
    • Take a survey and be entered to win a membership package to the park!

For more information please call the park at 480.312.2312

 

December Holiday Lights at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

All Aboard Arizona's most unique holiday event!  Take a train ride through many festive holiday lights and displays turning the Railroad Park into a winter wonderland.  Opening night festivities will include a tree lighting ceremony, entertainment and a visit from Santa.  Santa will be at the park through December 23.  Train ride is $3.00 and carousel ride is $2.00.  Children under three riding free with a paying adult. 

December 12, 2014 – January 3, 2015 (excluding December 24, 25, and 31), 6:30p.m. – 9:00p.m.


For more information, please call 480.312.2312.
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7301 E. Indian Bend Rd. ~ Scottsdale, AZ 85250 ~ 480.312.2312