Dec 04 - 19 2020
Christmas at the Station!

Christmas at the Station!

Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

We all need a little Christmas magic this year…
…and you’ll find it at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum’s NEW Christmas at the Station event in Downtown Calera! Bring your family and friends to celebrate the holiday season together amidst hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights blanketing the trains, Museum buildings and grounds.

Your Christmas Experience ticket includes a ride on the Calera & Shelby train, a ride on the Shelby & Southern train, access to the Merry Maze of Lights, and the ability to safely take your annual family photos with Santa Claus!

Enjoy an evening of family games and activities, drink some hot chocolate, visit a food truck, and be sure to write (and deliver!) your letter of Christmas wishes to jolly old St. Nick!

The Couple’s Caboose
Make the experience a special date with your sweetheart with tickets in the Couple’s Caboose! Travel down the tracks in this car for two (plus a brakeman doing his work on the train and ensuring your safety). Tickets are very limited.
It’s a Classic Christmas experience for the whole family.

Activities on the ground begin at 4:00 p.m.
Ticket Office opens at 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Experience tickets are $33 apiece and are all-inclusive of a C&S ride, S&S ride, family photo with Santa, and access to the Merry Maze of Lights.

Additional activities will be available on the grounds.

Enjoy snacks from onsite food trucks, sweets vendor and hot chocolate stand.

Calera & Shelby Railroad  – trains depart at 5:00,  6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 PM
Shelby & Southern Narrow Gauge Railroad  – trains depart regularly from 5:00 – 9:00 PM  Individual S&S tickets will be on sale for additional rides.

Seating will be limited and socially-distanced for our passengers’ comfort and safety.

Admission Info

Tickets may be purchased onsite one hour before train departures at the Calera Depot (only as available!) or in advance online using the links below:.
Ticket Prices

Christmas Experience Tickets – $33.00*†

Infants – Free†

Couple’s Caboose – $50 apiece*‡

*Christmas Experience tickets are an all-inclusive experience.

Ticket holder is entitled to:

A C&S ride Ticket holder is entitled to:
A S&S ride
A Family Photo with Santa
Access to the Merry Maze of Lights

†Under 24 months. Must be secured in an adult’s lap for the duration of train rides.

‡Couple’s Caboose purchase requirements:

Sold in pairs only
Ages 21+ (ID required)

Phone: 205-757-8383


Dates & Times

2020/12/04 - 2020/12/19

Location Info

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

1919 9th Street, Calera, AL 35040