The Great Pumpkin Train
October 21 - October 24
Journey aboard our annual Pumpkin Train Express to the grassy pumpkin patch that only appears once a year, on this very special weekend. When you arrive at the patch, each passenger gets to pick out their own pumpkin to take with them. The train ride is about 90 minutes total, and you’ll return to the Duluth Depot where you can stay all day to tour the railroad museum (included with your tickets and open until 5pm). All the great exhibits will be in the museum, along with live music in the outdoor boarding area. Helpful tip: Bring a bag to carry pumpkins in – Cloth grocery bags work great.
The Pumpkin Trains weekend is an annual fall tradition you won’t want to miss, and is sure to create new memories you’ll want to experience each year.
Pricing starts at $20 per ticket Thursday & Sunday (ages 3 and up), $5 additional on Friday & Saturday (peak days). Reservations Strongly Suggested – Limited Seating
Duration: 1.5 Hours+
Distance 10 Miles roundtrip
October 21 – 24, 2021
10:00 am, 11:20, 12:50 pm, 2:20 or 3:50pm
NEW THIS YEAR! Dome Car Seats on the Pumpkin Trains! Pay a little extra for a fancy seat in one of the two domecars. Some passengers will choose this option as a way to ride the kid-themed train, but enjoy a train excursion on a weekend when this trip is the only option.
ONE WEEKEND ONLY. Museum is open until 5pm and is included with your ticket.
The Lake Superior Railroad Museum, included with your ticket, is only open until 5pm. If you are on a later train, be sure to come early to enjoy the museum activities.
All ticketed passengers get 1 pumpkin included at the patch. Ages 2 and under are free however do not get a pumpkin included (parents usually share).
We’re sorry but the pumpkin patch train is NOT a fully wheelchair accessible event due to the historic nature of the train equipment and the accessibility of the patch itself. However, the 10am, 12:50 and 3:50 train is available for the ride only (cannot debaord wheelchairs at the patch and there are no accessible restrooms onboard).