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Special Event Rates

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Mother's Day
Adult: $39.00
Child (3-12): $19.00
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap
Rails & Ales
Adults only: $59.00
Wine Express
Adults only: $59.00
Oktoberfest
Adults only: $59.00
Holiday Express
Adult: $35 , Child (3-12) $16
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap

Holiday Express Spiked!: $45, Adult only

Group Rates

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Adult
$28.00 round trip, plus tax
$23 one way, plus tax
Children (3-12)
$13.00 round trip, plus tax
$12 one way, plus tax
2 and under ride FREE

Shuttle Schedule

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Available after the 5:00 Keystone Departure on the following dates ONLY:

July 7-9
July 14-16
July 21-23
July 28-30

Pick up outside of Hill City Depot at 6:15 pm by Dakota Frontier Tours.

  • Cost is $6 per passenger PLUS TAX, no matter the age.
  • Car seats must be provided by guest.
  • Guests may reserve by calling the 1880 Train office at 605-574-2222 or emailing office@1880train.com

Holiday Express Schedule

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November/December

 

#1: When selecting your depart from/time, this is the station you will leave from. You will arrive at your first destination one hour after the time listed.

#2: When selecting your return from/time, the time listed is the time you leave that station. You will arrive at the final destination one hour after the time listed.

Please note the red colored circles designate the diesel engine in use and the black circles designate the steam engine in use. The Diesel engine is always used for our 7:30 am and 8:45 am departures and is also used when the steam engine undergoes routine maintenance.

 

As with any railroad, motive power, schedules and fares are subject to change without prior notice.

Holiday Express Schedule

#1: Choose Date






Holiday Express Rates
  Regular Spiked
Adult: $35.00 $45.00
Child:
(3-12)
$16.00 n/a
Under 3: FREE n/a

#2: Choose Tickets

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Wine Express – September 15

Wine Express Wine Express into the West

There is no better way to enjoy fall in the Black Hills than riding an authentic steam engine while sipping local wines paired with tasty food courses! Live entertainment in station will be provided by local western musician, Brent Morris. The Wine Express is a truly unique experience that is one of our most popular events, so do not wait to purchase your tickets!

SOLD OUT

Tickets

$59 Adults - One ticket price

Must be 21 years of age or older

Ticket includes food, wine, keepsake glass and live entertainment. 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.

Departures

Saturday, September 15 - SOLD OUT
1:30 pm & 5:00 pm
Train departs Hill City station, and the roundtrip ride takes approximately 2 hours.

Menu

Catered Two Productions from Rapid City will be preparing the following courses, each paired with a South Dakota wine:

  • Wine and honey marinated fruit
  • Antipasti Skewer
  • Curry Chicken Salad on a Croissant
  • Sweet Treat

Wine from the following South Dakota wineries will be served:

  • Belle Joli Winery
  • Firehouse Wine Cellars
  • Schade Winery
  • Strawbale Winery
  • Prairie Berry Winery

One menu is offered. Feel free to bring your own food on board to meet your individual dietary needs. Nonalcoholic beverages will also be available.

Seating

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.