Annual Santa Train

Santa and Mrs. Claus in Old Town Alexandria

It’s never too late to think about Christmas!  How about a train ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus next year!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Tickets for the 13th annual Santa Railway Express Train ARE SOLD OUT!! Make sure to check back for details on next year’s Santa Train!


Tickets sold exclusively at Whistle Stop Hobbies.
(*Note that tickets must be purchased in person)

All trains depart promptly from King Street Station in Alexandria at 1:25pm and includes round trip travel to Old Town Manassas returning to King Street Station at 3:30pm.

2017 Dates: 

  • Monday, December 4th – SOLD OUT!
  • Monday, December 11th – SOLD OUT!
  • Friday, December 15th – SOLD OUT!
  • Monday, December 18th – SOLD OUT!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on board to greet children with a special holiday treat!

When we arrive in Manassas we leave the train for approximately 30 minutes. During that time we will be serving Hot Chocolate and Cookies. Hooray for Books will have a store time in the station and Santa will hold a Q&A session on the station platform.


We made the news in 2016!

  • Check us out HERE on the Old Town Alexandria Patch!
  • We were featured on The Washington Post! Check out the great photos HERE.