Santa Trains Ticket Information

Ticket Sales




  • Half of the tickets will be sold at ticket outlets and the other half will be sold online through Eventbrite.   
  • In-person vendors (ticket outlets) will only sell tickets for their area's corresponding excursion train station. 
  • Online tickets will be available for purchase through Eventbrite. Online tickets are available for each of the 13 Santa Trains. 


  • Tickets cannot be reserved or sold in advance of the ticket sales period. 
  • Both online tickets and tickets sold at the outlets will go on sale the Monday after Thanksgiving at 10:00am. 


  • Tickets will be $5.00 at ticket outlets and $6.00 for online sales.
  • Payment at the ticket outlets may be made with cash or check.
  • Online Ticket purchases can be made with credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover)

Additional Information  

  • Online sales will have a limited number of tickets for each train.
  • All passengers, regardless of age, must have tickets. Regular VRE tickets WILL NOT be honored for this special event. Tickets WILL NOT be sold at the station the day of the event and must be purchased prior to the event.
  • Santa Train Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable.
  • Ticket sales are limited to 6 per person for most trains.
  • Tickets sell out incredibly fast. No one is guaranteed a ticket. Tickets sold in-person and online are sold first-come, first-served. 
  • After ticket sales conclude, VRE does not have available tickets.