2018 Special Events Calendar

Hobo Railroad 64 Railroad St., Lincoln, NH
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad
154 Main St., Meredith and Weirs Beach, NH
Telephone: (603) 745-2135

Caboose Rides
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad Meredith, NH

Schedule: June 22 through September 3, plus September 8 and 9 plus 15 and 16

Enjoy a 2-hour ride in a real Caboose with a Cupola! Whether it’s just you and a couple friends, a family gathering or maybe you’re looking for a unique place to host a birthday party or family gathering – you can rent “Leo’s Party Caboose”.Tickets are $25pp or private rentals are available for $300 for groups up to 16 people.  Food & beverage service is also available upon request.  Give us a call at (603) 745-2135 and we’ll be glad to help you plan your special Caboose ride!


Rail & Sail Package - The ultimate Lake Winnipesaukee tour!
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – Meredith, NH

Schedule: June 23 through August 26, 2018
Departures at 10:30am daily from Meredith Station

Your all-day (6 hour) Lake Winnipesaukee adventure begins and ends in Meredith, NH. The Rail & Sail package includes a 2-hour ride aboard the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, a 2 1/2 hour scenic cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington cruise ship, plus an opportunity to enjoy the lakeside village of Weirs Beach!  Tickets are available at www.HoboRR.com, by calling (603) 745-2135 or you can purchase them at our Meredith Station.  Child (4-11): $34.95 / Adult: $44.95

Nature by Rail Series presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH

Schedule: Every Saturday - June 23 through September 1, 2018
Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm With Live animal presentations: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

All aboard the Hobo Railroad's Rolling Classroom where Naturalist instructors from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center provide a unique opportunity to learn about the environment that surrounds you during your one hour and twenty-minute round-trip excursion along the Pemigewasset River. You'll also enjoy a live animal presentation in our Choo Choo Theater where you'll meet animals native to our region up close and personal! This event is complimentary for our passengers who buy tickets at the regular fares for a train ride. No extra cost over regular ticket as this event is Sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire & Polimeno Realty


Storybook Sundays presented by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH

Schedule: Every Sunday - June 24 through September 2, 2018 - Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00 / Storybook times: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Bring the family to meet your favorite storybook characters at the Hobo Railroad. Storybook readings and character visits take place each Sunday from June 24 through September 2 at 12:30pm & 2:30pm in our Choo Choo Theater!

Tickets: Child (3-11): $13 / Adult: $17 / ages 2 and under Free

Putt and Ride Combo Pass
Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH

Schedule: June 22 through August 26, 2018
Departures at 11am, 1pm & 3pm / Hobo Hills Adventure Golf hours: 9:00am to 9:30pm

Enjoy a ride on the Hobo Railroad and a round of mini golf at the Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center on one ticket and save!  Putt & Ride Combo Pass tickets are available at the Hobo Railroad or online at www.HoboRR.com – the tickets must be picked up at the Hobo Railroad.

Tickets: Child (3-12): $16 / Adult: $21 / ages 2 and under Free


Family Fun Pass – 3 family attractions, 1 low price!
Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH
Hobo Railroad, Clarks Trading Post and Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center

Schedule: June 22 through August 26, 2018
Hobo Railroad departures at 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm / Clark’s Trading Post hours: 9:30am to 5:00pm / Hobo Hills Adventure Golf hours: 9:00am to 9:30pm

Enjoy a ride aboard the Hobo Railroad, all-day access to Clark’s Trading Post and a round of miniature golf at the Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center all on one ticket and save!  Tickets for the Family Fun Pass are only available at the Hobo Railroad or on-line at www.HoboRR.com.  If purchased on-line, Family Fun Passes must be picked up at the Hobo Railroad prior to visiting the other attractions.  The only portion of the Family Fun Pass that must be scheduled at the time of purchase is the train ride at the Hobo Railroad.  Family Fun Pass Tickets: $39.95 (ages 4 and up)

Hobo Harvest Time Express
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH

Schedule:  September 15 through October 14, 2018 – Departing daily from Lincoln at 11am & 1pm
Additional 3pm trains available on the following dates: Sept. 22and 29 and Oct. 6 and 13, 2018

Operating daily Sept. 15 thru Oct. 14, your train ticket includes far more than just a train ride, it also includes samples of seasonal items & specialty products from New England aboard the train, access to our Farm Stand and Farm Yard featuring a variety of outdoor games and a variety of antique tractors.

Train Fare: Child (3-11): $15 / Adult: $20 / ages 2 and under ride Free

Turkey Dinner Trains
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad - Meredith, NH
Schedule:  September 22, 29 and October 6, 13 & 20, 2018 Departures: 5:00pm

Enjoy a traditional turkey dinner aboard the train catered by Hart's Turkey Farm! Your round trip Turkey Dinner Train departs Meredith Station and travels south along the western shore of Lake Winnipesaukee though the village of Weirs Beach and along Paugus Bay towards Lakeport, NH before returning along the same route. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of New Hampshire's largest lake while sneaking a peek at some of the many beautiful lakeside homes you'll pass along the way. Our 2-hour Turkey Dinner Trains depart Meredith Station at 5:00pm – advanced reservations are required.  Tickets: $44.95 (includes dinner)

Fall Foliage Specials
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad - Meredith NH


Schedule:  September 29 & 30 and October 6, 7, & 8; 13 & 14 and 20 & 21 Departing from Meredith at 11am

Enjoy a relaxing Fall Foliage train ride that takes you north from Meredith, NH past several small lakes, up and over the Ashland Summit, across the Ashland Trestle and past the Bonnie Brae Deer Farm to the quaint village of Plymouth, NH where you'll enjoy a hot buffet lunch at the Common Man Inn & Restaurant. Be sure to bring your camera as we’ll make a brief stop at the restored Ashland Train Station where you'll be greeted by Station Attendants dressed in period attire. Our Fall Foliage Specials depart Meredith, NH at 11:00am and return just after 3:00pm. Fare includes round-trip excursion, hot buffet lunch and a souvenir booklet.  Reservations are required.

Tickets: Coach Class - $65.95 / First Class - $95.95 / President's Class - $110.95

Santa Express Trains
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH

Schedule:  November 23, 24 & 25 and December 1 & 2; 8 & 9; 15 & 16 and 22, 2018
Departures: 1:00pm

Make plans now to join us for a holiday tradition, our Santa Express Trains. We'll depart Hobo Junction Station in Lincoln, NH at 1:00pm for the one hour and twenty minute round-trip excursions that begin the Friday after Thanksgiving and operate weekends until just before Christmas. Our station and cars are completely decorated for the season and we've made special arrangements to have Santa join us on every trip! Once on board, everyone enjoys hot chocolate and each family receives a box of holiday cookies - plus, each child receives a special gift from Santa while on the train!  Advanced reservations are strongly suggested.

Tickets: Coach Class: $22 / First Class: $28 - for ages 3 and up / ages 2 and under ride Free