Fall aboard!

(F)all aboard for Autumn adventures on the rails! With summer drawing to a close, an crisp autumn evenings right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your fall outing. Here are 4 events you wont’t want to miss on the Nickel Plate Express:

  1. Wizard Express Oct. 5, 6, 12 & 13

Magic is in the air, and you’re never too old to appreciate it! Come dressed in costume as you take a magical and mystical ride through Hamilton County. Enjoy potions, a butter lager and interactive spell activities for all ages.

2. Dinner Express: Harvest and Pizza Feast

Sept. 27, Noblesville, IN.


‘Tis the season of pumpkin and earthy flavors! Savor locally sourced and seasonal dishes, all part of a 4-course harvest dinner served in our cozy dining car. Families can dig into cheesy pizza and breadsticks in the roomy coach car. Bring your appetite and your ticket!

3. Pumpkin Express

Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27


This family-favorite tradition is back for a second season! Enjoy the sites of fall and changing leaves as you ride the Hamilton Heights FFA pumpkin patch. The train stops at the pumpkin patch, where passengers can pick a pumpkin and play fun fall games. Bonus: This fun fall activity helps support the High School FFA club and serves as their primary club fundraiser.

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4. Sunrise Express: Brunch

Sept. 21, Nov. 2

Raise a mimosa glass to the start of crisp autumn weather! Let us do the cooking one morning and settle into our 1956 dining car for coffee, mimosas and a full brunch spread. With quiche and biscuits and gravy on the menu, who could say no?

Fall is the perfect time to get out an experience something new. Enjoy the sites and tastes that come with the new season by booking your ticket on the Nickel Plate Express!