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  • June 15, 2025

Donuts and Dads Express

Quick Details

Diamond Adult Ticket Ages 13+
Diamond Child Ticket Ages 12 and under
Platinum Class: Private Table for 4 A Private Table For Up to 4 People • All Ages Welcome
Standard Adult Ticket Ages 13+
Standard Child Ticket Ages 3-12
Standard Infant Ticket Under 3. Does not have a seat. Rides on parents lap.

Climb aboard and enjoy a donut with dad on the historic Nickel Plate Express train!

Celebrate Father’s Day on Nickel Plate Express with a 65-minute train ride. Enjoy a freshly made donut while you chug along the historic Nickel Plate Road.

What’s Included
– 65-minute round trip train ride
– A freshly made, local donut for each passenger in Diamond and Standard Class seating. A half dozen box of donuts for Platinum Class seating.
– Order beverages on the train including coffee, orange juice, milk and alcoholic beverages.

Dates and Times
Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Children under the age of 2 are welcome to ride as a lap child in the standard seating section. We do not allow lap children in diamond and platinum cars.

Seating Options

Diamond Seating

Duke Dining Car: Our dining car offers social, 4-top booth seating. Individual tickets are sold as part of a 4-top. Taller or larger passengers should purchase tickets in the platinum seating for maximum comfort. We do not allow lap children in this car.

Platinum Seating- Sold as Private 4-top tables, includes admission for up to 4 people.

Reporter Lounge: Offers social, 4-top table and chair seating. These offer a better choice for taller and larger passengers. We do not allow lap children in this car.

Standard Seating

Classic railroad style seating in EMPire or Gaylor coach. Lap children our welcome in our standard seating.