Events

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Events 2015

The Halton County Radial Railway has a number of events and happenings throughout its operating season. Fun for the whole family!

HAPPENINGS

Opening Day Saturday, May 2
Although not a special event, this is the first day the museum opens its doors to the public after a long winter of hard work and restorations. Come for a ride and find out what’s been happening.

Mother’s DaySunday, May 10
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the museum! Mother’s admission free with the purchase of one youth admission.

Wildflower Weekend May 16-18
The flowers are out and spring is in the air. Come enjoy the trilliums in full bloom as you travel down the mainline on one of our historic cars.

Father’s Day Sunday, June 21
Bring dad for a ride on the streetcars. Father’s admission free with the purchase of one youth admission.

Autumn Colour Weekends September 19-20 &26-27
The leaves have turned and what better way to see them than riding along in a streetcar! Come check out the beautiful scenes nature has provided.

Closing Day Sunday, November 1
Not a special event, but this is the last day of regular operations for the season. Come see us before we close the gate!

EVENTS

Family Day – Saturday, July 18
Back for a third year, Family Day is an event not to be missed. Come ride the streetcars, play games, see the displays and eat some great food. This year, featuring Jane Mullis, author of Paul the Pigeon; there will be a reading and book signing, so bring your copy or buy one in the Gift Shop.

Community Heritage Day Saturday, August 15
Celebrate our history and the community with a visit to the streetcar museum. Come find out who’s turning 100 this year!

Halloween Spooktacular – Saturday, October 17 & Saturday, October 24, 6:30pm-10pm
All ages event! Walk through the haunted car barn and travel in the old, creaky streetcars along the mainline and enjoy some hot apple cider & scary snacks. If you’re a Halloween fan this is definitely a spooky experience not to be missed! Costumes encouraged. Reservations not required. Tickets sold at the door. Last car ride departs Rockwood Station at 9:20pm.

Christmas on the Rails – Saturday, December 5 & Saturday, December 12, 1pm-8pm
Ride into the holiday season with us! We’re opening our doors one last time until the spring for a unique seasonal experience. There’s nothing like riding the rails through the woods with snow on the trees and Christmas carols in the air and a visit from Santa! Tickets sold at the door.