Tents by the Tracks 2024

April 6
3 p.m. – 10 a.m.

Pitch your tents by the tracks and experience a night of fun and adventure while camping at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. All you’ll need are your tents and sleeping bags to enjoy an evening of family fun underneath the stars. We will have a variety of activities suitable for all ages, including a full catered dinner, a movie, breakfast and of course, train and carousel rides. Hartley’s General Store will be open for ice cream and other treats.

Reserve a space online via ActiveNet beginning March 1. You must establish an ActiveNet account to reserve a space.

Create your ActiveNet Account here.

Reserve Your Space Here!


$100.00 – 10×10 Space. Includes 2 People

$200.00 – 12×12 Space. Includes 4 people $45.00 – For each additional person

$300.00 – 18×18 Space. Includes 6 people $45.00 – For each additional person

$50.00 tent rental size (10’x 9′) sleeps up to four. Limited availability, please email: therailroadpark@scottsdaleaz.gov

Kids two years old and younger enter for free.

Annual Members will receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

You are responsible for bringing a tent that fits within your assigned space, along with appropriate gear for all weather conditions.

Cost will include:

  • Reserving a space
  • Unlimited train & carousel rides
  • Lawn games
  • Catered Dinner & Breakfast Snacks
  • Movie & Popcorn
  • Blue Gill fishing

Schedule of Activities:

  • 3 p.m. gates open for check-in and setup.
  • Unlimited rides from 3 – 7 p.m.
  • Lawn games & activities 3 – 7 p.m.
  • Dinner served from 4 – 7 p.m. – Bama BBQ
  • Movie – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Wish
  • Lights out 10 p.m.
  • Breakfast Snacks 6 – 10 a.m.
  • Campsite teardown 6 – 10 a.m.

*Activities & times subject to change.

VIP Glamping Experience

Are you looking to camp in style?  These exclusive VIP campsites will make camping a glamourous affair while you make precious memories with family and friends. In addition to all other event activities, accommodations for up to four people will include:

  • Tent setup prior to your arrival
  • Comfy sleeping arrangements
  • Games and activities
  • Private firepit
  • Catered dinner and breakfast

$700 – VIP Glamping Tent. Includes 4 people.

Rules for all campers

What is allowed:

  • Sealed water bottles, soda, and juice
  • Tents no larger than 15×15 (no staking allowed)
  • Sleeping bags, inflatable mattresses, and metal cots
  • Sealed snacks
  • Coolers 60qt or under
  • Camping chairs

What is not allowed:

  • Pets
  • Amplified sound
  • Generators
  • Alcohol
  • Propane heaters
  • No staking is allowed
  • Canopies
  • Tables
  • Glass bottles