All aboard the Nickel Plate Express for a fun-filled train excursion! Celebrate the season and help Santa deliver all the presents on time during this festive Reindeer Express. Or check out the holiday date-night ride, Holiday Cheers (21+ only excursion featuring holiday cocktails). Find all the details for the holiday excursions below.

The Nickel Plate Express holiday excursions are very popular and has sold for 2023.




Hobbs Station in Forest Park

825 Forest Park Dr., Noblesville



Reindeer Express | Nov. 11 - Dec. 23

Holiday Cheers | Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22



Reindeer Ride | starting at $105

Holiday Cheers | starting at $54

Purchase tickets online.


More Holiday Events

Make it a weekend getaway and experience the holiday season in Hamilton County. Don't miss other popular holiday events like A Merry Prairie Holiday at Conner Prairie, Magic of Lights at Ruoff Music Center and the Carmel Christkindlmarkt. Check out our full holiday guide for more ideas and hotel deals.


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