All Aboard the Central Coast’s newest holiday tradition for the whole family:
Christmas at the Ranch!
The Santa Margarita Ranch hosts “Christmas at the Ranch” complete with the enchanting Pacific Coast Railroad’s Jingle Bell Express. Visit Santa's Barn to sip hot chocolate and sit with Santa! Be spellbound by the magic show with Andy Morris! Step aboard and make memories with the whole family with this one-of-a-kind, all-new Christmas experience...Christmas at the Ranch!
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Join us for 2 unique narrow gauge train rides as we take you from the historic Santa Margarita Ranch through a Christmas showcase to your final destination of Santa’s Country Barn.
When you arrive at the Santa’s barn, children will be treated to cookies and hot cocoas while they can explore the decorations, watch a magic show with local radio hero, Andy Morris, and have a visit with Santa Claus.
Every passenger ticket includes a cookie and hot cocoa.
PICK YOUR TRAIN
You have the choice of two unique trains to take you on a journey around the historic Santa Margarita Ranch. Each ride will take about 30 minutes as you travel through holiday decor with life-size displays and lights, reminiscent of childhood dreams. Passengers will debark at Santa’s Barn where the “Big Man” himself and fun activities will be spreading holiday cheer.
Train Option 1:
Diesel Locomotive and Open-Air Train Cars
Our 1940s diesel locomotive will pull a series of “open cars” on this open-air railroad experience. This new train on the Ranch will offer open-side and open-top seats, so bundle-up and enjoy an outdoor ride through the Ranch.
Cost: $25/General Admission (ages 13+), $15/child (ages 3-12), 2 & under are free, but must sit on the lap of an adult
Train Option 2 - SOLD OUT ALL DATES:
The Historic 1800s Steam Train with Rides Inside the Original Disneyland Coaches
Our world-famous steam train has been recently refreshed and will be towing two of the original train cars that Walt Disney built and ran around the Disneyland Park when it first opened in 1955. Riders will be inside these original cars as they travel the Ranch. While it is enclosed, please dress warmly as they can be chilly.
Cost: $35/General Admission (ages 13+), $20/child (ages 3-12), 2 & under are free, but must sit on the lap of an adult