Date(s) - 13/12/2013 - 14/12/2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Side Depot
“Snowflake Express Train Ride with Santa”
At the South Side Depot in beautiful Petersburg, WV
December 13th & 14th
Both nights have boarding times at – 6pm, 7:30pm and 9pm.
* Saturday night enjoy a late train at 10pm *
Get your Hot Cocoa and Cookies and board the train with Santa and enjoy listening to Christmas carols sung by Shanna Bowers and friends while taking in the beautiful ride to Welton Park to see the “Festival of Lights”. Santa will be available for photos before and after each train ride inside the South Side Depot.
Want to make a weekend of it? Come Friday night at 6:00pm to the Landes Arts Center and enjoy an evening of entertainment with the Petersburg High School chorus and band. Carols will be sung and a recitation of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” will be given by WV Agriculture Commissioner “Walt Helmick”. Afterwards, head over here to the South Side Depot and grab your hot chocolate and cookies, visit with Santa, enjoy the carols and shopping. Then all aboard the Snowflake Express for a 40 minute ride to see the “Festival of Lights” at Welton Park.
On Saturday morning enjoy a “Breakfast Train Ride with Santa” at 9am. Join Santa and his helpers on the train and enjoy this magical time as we welcome Christmas! A continental style breakfast will be served family style. When the train returns, you’ll be ready for the Christmas Parade at Noon on VA. Ave. in Petersburg. It’s only moments away from the South Side Depot. Starting the parade will be the Mayor of Petersburg, Gary Michael. Enjoy the beautifully costumed horses and all their helpers- you won’t want to miss them! Then of course to complete the Christmas Parade will be Santa riding his shiny, red fire truck! Stop by the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department for your photo opportunity with Santa!
Don’t forget, train rides on the Snowflake Express on Saturday evening, too! Come join us and stay for the weekend. Need an accommodation? Call us- we can get you started!
Tickets: $10.00 each Child (2-12)
$12.00 each Adult (over 12)
South Side Depot, Petersburg, WV
“Breakfast with Santa Train Ride”!
Come have breakfast with Santa on the train and enjoy the beautiful winter scenery while traveling past Welton Park and on to Baker Rocks. A continental style breakfast of muffins, danish and fresh fruit will be served while children are visiting with Santa. Listen to a reading of “Holiday Magic on the Farm” written by West Virginia authors: Marla Pisciotta, Jim King and Don Kesner Illustrations by: Amanda Weaver
Children will also receive a special gift from Santa, himself!
Saturday, Dec. 14th- 9am Tickets: $20.00 each person
Children under 2: Free