Oktoberfest Express – September 28


Celebrate Oktoberfest on board the 1880 Train!

Wilkommen to our German inspired event that brings together our favorite German foods, tasty seasonal beer and of course live polka music! When you combine all of this together with a scenic steam train ride through the Black Hills, you have the perfect outing for a group of friends, family and more.

Purchase your tickets now!



$69 Adults - One ticket price

Must be 21 years of age or older

Ticket includes German food, seasonal beer and event keepsake. One menu offered. Feel free to bring your own food on board to meet your individual dietary needs. Nonalcoholic beverages will also be available.

Passengers must arrive in advance to check in with ticket agent and pick up tickets in the Hill City Depot. Tickets are listed under the last name given at the time reservation was made.

Group rates are not available for special event rides.

Departure & Schedule

11:30 - 2:30 pm Welcome Snack, German beer, and yard games.
2:15 pm Board the Train
2:30 pm Train Departs Hill City Station
3:30 pm Train Arrives in Keystone
3:45 pm Train Departs Keystone
4:45 pm Train Arrives in Hill City


Seating is assigned. In order to sit together, passengers must be under ONE reservation. When making reservations online, you may select your own seats. Please ensure you have the final count of your party when making your reservation and selecting seat assignments. Seating assignments cannot be changed once selected or assigned. Guests who add on to a reservation at a later date are not guaranteed a seat with your party.

Cancellation Policy

Credit card is charged at time of reservation. Like any ticketed event, all sales are final and no refunds or cancellations are offered unless ticketed train does not operate.