Christmas Train

Irvine Park Railroad

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 Bundle up, grab your camera and get ready for some holiday fun with your little elf.  Enjoy a festive train ride and much more starting this weekend. Photos with Santa, cookie decorating, storytelling, games and more await you each evening at Irvine Regional Park.  Parking/park entrance is free after 5:00 p.m.  See below for detailed information about each activity available.    


Photos with Santa Claus$10.00 per photo - $6.00 for each additional photo.Irvine Park Railroad will take a picture of your children with Santa Claus. Each 5" x 7" photo is presented in an Irvine Park Railroad boarder and will be available for pickup shortly after it is taken. Or, you may take pictures with your personal camera at no cost.

Santa Bounce House Jumper 1 ticket per child for 10 minutes of jump time. Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmAlways a favorite with children, they’re sure to jump with joy in our Christmas bounce house. Children will jump and hop the night chill away.

Story Time with Mrs. ClausFree for all visitors.Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmMrs. Claus will entertain children by reading from books including “The Night Before Christmas”, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and other Christmas favorites. She will also lead both children and adults in singing Christmas carols. When not on stage, Mrs. Claus is also available for pictures.

Christmas Cookie Decorating1 ticket per person. Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmChildren of all ages can be imaginative and use frosting, candy and other goodies to decorate a giant sugar cookie… a big, sweet treat for Christmas. 

Christmas Carnival Games1 ticket per child.Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmChildren can try their luck at two Christmas carnival games located adjacent to the train station. Every child that plays wins a prize!

Great FoodPrices vary by item. Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmEnjoy all the favorites from hot dogs and hamburgers to cookies and freshly-popped popcorn. Hot chocolate, coffee and other snacks are available to purchase at both the train station and Santa’s Village.

Christmas Coloring CornerFree for all visitors. Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmChildren can sit down at one of the coloring corner tables and color a Christmas coloring page that can be taken home and displayed for all to see. 

Picture StandsFree for all visitors. Create lasting memories by taking photos in the festive holiday picture stands. Children and adults can pose together in a picture stand too!

Free Train TicketsTo receive 2 FREE regular train tickets, email us a copy of your favorite “Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train” picture. The free train tickets are not valid for the Christmas Train and only 1 picture per family may be submitted. Pictures will become the property of Irvine Park Railroad and may be posted on pictures to and be sure to include your name and mailing address in the email. Please allow 2 weeks to receive your train tickets by US mail.

Parking InformationFree for all visitors.  

Parking at Irvine Regional Park is FREE after 5:00 pm. For detailed parking information and fees,click here.

  • Event Category Trains, Holiday Events
  • Event Cost Under $10
    $8/person Parking free after 5:00 p.m.
  • Event Ages 0-3, 3-6, 6-9

Event Location

Irvine Park Railroad

1 Irvine Park Rd.
Orange, CA 92869

(714) 997-3968