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Santa’s Candy Cane Express

The first two weekends in December
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Breakfast at Doc’s starts at 9:00, Lunch served until 4:00, Ice Cream drinks all day.

Museum depot and gift shop open at 11:30,Trains roll at Noon — 5:00 Central Time

Free admission to get into the grounds.

Train tickets: (no need to pre-purchase)

Credit / Debit Cards accepted at Gate, Train Depot, Depot Store Gift Shop & Soda Fountain:
Visa, Master Card only

Helpful hints:

  • ‍‍‍‍‍‍Bring a toy worth $5 or more to donate to Toys for Tots and we’ll give you a free train ticket.
  • Santa arrives on the train at Noon.  Greet him on the depot platform!
  • Grab breakfast with the train crew as early as 9:00 CDT at Doc’s Soda Fountain

Equipment Scheduled to operate: 
Two railroads to ride, steam locomotives on each.*

Full Sized, Narrow Gauge Railroad
Diesel Locomotive only. Steam Locomotives are used if weather permits.
Vintage Amusement Park Railroad (Gas Locomotive)


Event Location:

Hesston Steam Museum
1201 E 1000 N


Historical, Seasonal


Michigan City & LaPorte, Northern Indiana