Ride the Party Train with These Special Events

The 1880 Train is hosting several special events for wine and/or beer connoisseurs  in August and September, including Rails & Ales, Wine Express and Oktoberfest Express.

Rails and Ales logoNew this year is Rails & Ales which will be held August 27 beginning at 3:30 pm. This event will combine beer tastings from local breweries with a trip on a historic train. Tickets will include live entertainment by the Hill City Slickers and a commemorative glass, as well as beer tastings and tasty food in station and en route. Participating breweries include Crow Peak Brewing Co., Hay Camp Brewing Co., The Knuckle Brewing Co., Lost Cabin Beer Co.and Miner Brewing Co.  Find out more about the rolling pub here!


Our tried and true Wine Express is scheduled for September 17 (1:30 pm or 5 pm) and always has something new for those riding on this festive train. It is usually sold out every year, so reserve your spots early! More details coming soon on our website.

Lastly, the Oktoberfest Express will be rolling out of the station on September 24 at 5 pm.  Prior to departure, enjoy live music by Easy Sounds of Rapid City with German cuisine and beer. Get your reservations for this event early as well. More details coming soon on our website.



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