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2017 Special Events Calendar 2017 Special Events Calendar

2017 Special Events Calendar

 

Hobo Railroad – 64 Railroad St., Lincoln, NH 03251

Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – 154 Main St., Meredith, NH & Weirs Beach, NH

Telephone: (603) 745-2135   Web: www.HoboRR.com

 

 

Memorial Day Weekend

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

& Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH

Schedule:  May 27, 28 & 29, 2017 / Departure Schedules:  Visit www.HoboRR.com for details

Join us for our opening weekend (Memorial Day weekend) as we THANK our Veterans at the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and at the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH.  We’re extending a well-deserved THANK YOU to all active duty, retired and honorably discharged Veterans by providing each Vet with a complimentary ticket to enjoy a relaxing round-trip ride aboard one of our restored vintage coaches during this special 3-day holiday weekend!  Regularly priced tickets will be available to family members who would like to join their Veterans on-line and at all three of our locations – Lincoln, Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH.

 

Belknap County Days (new event for 2017!)
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH
June 3 & 4, 2017

Departures:  Meredith: 10:30am & 12:30pm / Weirs Beach: 11:00am, 12:00pm & 1:00pm

If you’re a resident of Belknap County in NH, you’re invited to join us at the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith or Weirs Beach for either a 1-hour or a 2-hour train ride along the western shore of Lake Winnipesaukee as we celebrate Belknap County Days June 3 & 4, 2017.  We’ll have 2-hour excursions each day from Meredith at 10:30am and 12:30pm, while 1-hour roundtrip excursions will depart Weirs Beach at 11:00am, 12:00pm & 1:00pm. With proof of Belknap County residency, you’ll enjoy a $2.00 discount on each ticket purchased in your group!

 

Laconia Motorcycle Week Train – Meredith to Weirs Beach and back
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad - Meredith, NH
Schedule:  June 10 & 11 and June 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2017

Avoid the traffic jams, enjoy FREE parking and let us provide you with comfortable round-trip transportation to and from Weirs Beach (the hub of all Laconia Motorcycle Week activities) from Meredith, NH for the 94th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week event.  For your convenience, we offer FREE parking at our Meredith Station.  To view our 2017 Laconia Motorcycle Week Train schedule as well as departure times which vary, visit www.biketrains.com for schedule details.  Please note: We will no longer be operating trains from Lakeport to Weirs Beach and back on Friday & Saturday during Laconia Motorcycle Week.

Train Fare: $20 pp round-trip for all ages 3 and up / ages 2 and under ride Free

Grafton County Days (new event for 2017!)
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH
June 17 & 18, 2017

Departure times: 1:00pm & 3:00pm each day

If you’re a resident of Grafton County in New Hampshire, you’re invited to join us at the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH for one hour and twenty-minute train rides along the Pemigewasset River as we celebrate Grafton County Days June 17-18, 2017!  We’ll have departures each day at 1:00pm and 3:00pm. With proof of Grafton County residency, you’ll enjoy a $2.00 discount on each ticket purchased in your group.  Make your train ride even more special and enjoy a Hobo Picnic Lunch aboard the train.

 

4th of July Family Party Train
Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

Schedule:  Tuesday evening, July 4, 2017 - Departing at 7:00pm

Join us aboard the Hobo Railroad's annual 4th of July Family Party Train! We'll decorate the train in patriotic style and you'll enjoy hot dogs, chips, an ice cream treat and a cold Pepsi-branded beverage along with a party favor aboard the train. Family entertainment will also be provided on the train. This one hour and twenty-minute excursion takes you along the Pemigewasset River and returns to Hobo Junction along the same route in time to enjoy the Lincoln-Woodstock 4th of July Fireworks display which kicks off at approximately 9:30pm! By the way, the best place in town to watch the fireworks is from the Hobo Railroad's parking lot. So, all you'll need to do is pull out your lawn chairs & coolers and relax for a great evening of family fun! Personal fireworks are NOT permitted on-site.  Advance tickets are recommended as this train often sells out.

Train Fare: Child (3-11): $20 / Adult: $25 / ages 2 and under ride Free

Police, Fire & EMS Day (new event for 2017!)

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH / Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH

Tuesday – August 1, 2017

Join us on this very special day as we honor Police, Fire and EMS personnel at both the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and at the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith & Weirs Beach, NH.  We’re offering $2.00 off each ticket to all active duty Police, Fire and EMS personnel (and their family members!) with proof of active service.  You’ll enjoy a round-trip ride aboard one of our restored vintage coaches as a THANK YOU for all you do!  At the end of the day, everyone is invited to join us for the annual National Night Out celebration at the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH from 5:00pm to 9:00pm where we’ll continue to honor Police, Fire & EMS with games for all ages, equipment displays and a complimentary cookout (while it lasts).


 

Caboose Rentals

Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad – Meredith, NH

Schedule:  June 23 through September 4, plus September 9 & 10 and 16 & 17, 2017

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 24 through August 27 plus September 2 & 3, 2017

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 Bank of New Hampshire & Polimeno Realty
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Saturday - June 24 through August 26, 2017

Departure times: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm   Live animal presentations: 12:30pm & 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! Live animal schedule: 6/24 Owls; 7/1 Broad-Winged Hawk; 7/8 Osprey; 7/15 Wood Turtles; 7/22 Porcupine; 7/29 Owls; 8/5 Osprey; 8/12 Broad-Winged Hawk; 8/19 Wood Turtles and 8/26 Porcupine.

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


Storybook Sundays presented by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH
Schedule: Every Sunday - June 25 through September 3, 2017

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 25 through September 3 at 12:30pm & 2:30pm in our Choo Choo Theater!  This year’s cast of characters include: 6/25 - Clifford the Big Red Dog; 7/2 - Cat in the Hat; 7/9 - Curious George; 7/16 - Pete the Cat; 7/23 - Hungry Caterpillar; 7/30 - Spot the Dog; 8/6 - Madeline; 8/13 - Corduroy; 8/20 Mouse (If I give a Mouse a Cookie); 27 - Eeyore and 9/3 - Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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

Putt & Ride Combo Pass

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

Schedule: June 23 through September 1 plus September 9 & 10, 2017

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, Clark’s Trading Post & Hobo Hills Adventure Golf Center)

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH

Schedule: June 23 through August 27, 2017

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

Schedule:  September 16 through October 15, 2017 – Departing daily from Lincoln at 11am & 1pm

Additional 3pm trains available on the following five dates: Sept. 23 & 30 and Oct. 7, 8 & 14, 2017

New Hampshire’s Classic Fall Foliage Experience!  Operating daily September 16 thru October 15, 2017.  Your train ticket includes more than just a train ride, it also includes samples of NH-Made seasonal items & specialty products aboard the train, access to our popular Hobo Farm Stand and Farm Yard featuring a variety of outdoor games, our antique tractor display and our popular Cornstalk Critters - life-sized Scarecrows created by the world famous Annalee Doll Co – the year’s theme: Scarecrows of Sports!  Train Fare: Child (3-11): $15 / Adult: $20 / ages 2 and under Free

 

Fall Foliage Specials (new schedule for 2017!)
Schedule:  September 30 & October 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2017

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.

Train Fare: Coach Class - $64.95 / First Class - $95.95 / President's Class - $110.95

Turkey Dinner Trains (a 5th night added for 2017!)
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad - Meredith, NH
Schedule:  September 23, 30 and October 7, 14 & 21, 2017

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.  Train Fare: $44.95 (includes dinner).

 

Santa Express Trains (now offering 10 dates!)
Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH
Schedule:  November 24, 25 & 26 and December 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17 and 23, 2017
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 and his Elves join us on each and 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.

Train Fare: Coach Class: $22 / First Class: $28 - for ages 3 and up / ages 2 and under ride Free05242017