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Boulder City Santa Express – Adult Only Event

Adult-Only Santa Express – One Run Only, Friday, December 10, 8:15 pm boarding.

Why should the kids have all the fun at Christmas?

Come join us for some holiday cheer and experience the magic of riding the train at night! Take a ride on the new BC Santa Express 2021 where guests will experience the magic of the holidays on board and in our Santa’s Railyard event center, pajamas optional. Each event is a 2-hour -adventure with a train ride in a vintage, restored railcar, including time at our event center to visit Santa and enjoy hot chocolate and a cookie, by Chilly Jilly’z. Each adult receives 2 drink coupons on check-in, a beer or a glass of wine is one coupon each or two coupons for a “hot toddy”, peppermint schnapps, and cocoa or Baileys Irish Cream and coffee. Bring a photo ID for age verification (21 and over).

Santa’s Railyard event center includes photos by DCI Photo and food for purchase by Chilly Jilly’z. The Friends Gift Shop has FNSR logo merchandise for sale including ceramic mugs, wooden train whistles, masks, patches, ball caps. Also, models of the generator car and discounted previous-year calendars.

All tickets for this special adult-only are First Class, which includes a gift bag for each FC passenger (ceramic logo mug and chocolate bar). First Class has a tented area with tables and chairs as well as, outside tables and chairs in the event center.

Your choice of enclosed or open-air car seating. The Table car has tables and chairs and provisions for wheelchair or walker access. Contact us at if you need accessible accommodations.

To book your tickets, please use this special link HERE.

And please follow these instructions:

Choose your service by selecting seats on diner or large open-air car, table car, or coaches (enclosed).

All tickets are $60 each.  We have a 200-person limit for this event so don’t delay ordering your tickets.

Select your ticket delivery method – e-ticket is preferred and saves money and eliminates waiting in line to pick up a ticket at the Ticket Office. Pay online and receive an email receipt and your e-ticket. If you don’t receive an order ID and order details your order may not have processed through the ticket system. If so, contact the Ticket office by email.

(FNSR Members receive a discount, please use the Discount Code link sent to you by mail.)

If you have trouble booking your ticket online, email (with your name and phone number), or call the ticket line at 702-580-6074 or 702-930-4761. All our support staff are volunteers so please be patient, we don’t have 24-hr, 7-days per week coverage.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place at the time of the event. Currently, masks are required inside of all enclosed spaces.

Boulder City Santa Express 2021 is brought to you by The Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway, Inc. An all-volunteer, non-profit, organization. Net proceeds support the Nevada State Railroad Museum-Boulder City.

Note: Outdoor venue – Dress accordingly
BC Santa Express email:
Ticket Lines: 702-930-4761 or 702-580-6074
OPEN Monday-Saturday, 10 to 5; Sunday 12 to 5

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