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A Family Friendly Picnic Experience aboard the

Picnic Express Train

The Picnic Express showcases the train as well as a fun-filled family environment with a picnic. Halfway through the train ride we will stop at our river-side park and de-board so guests can enjoy family friendly events and their picnic!

This family-friendly ride is suitable for all ages so bring the whole family and spend the day relaxing on the rails!

Picnic Express

Each ticket includes the 2.5-hour train adventure along  the Old Garden Highway through historic agricultural land and views of the Sacramento River (gem mining will not be a part of this adventure.  Please view the RiverTrain Excursion if you are looking for gem mining)

All seating is pre-assigned. If you would like to be seated with another party, please note it in the ‘additional notes’ section at check out or by calling our reservations number 800-866-1690. Requests must be made at least 48 hours prior to your desired trip.

Food Option

Lunch is included in the price of the ticket (see below for selections) up to 6 hours prior to departure. Any walk up reservations or those made within 6 hours of departure, you will be limited to those on meals on hand. Mimosas will be available for purchase on board.

Turkey sandwich meal:  Turkey and Provolone sandwich, cookie, chips and a water. 

Vegetarian sandwich meal: Hoagie roll Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, pickle and avocado, cookie, chips, and a water.

Light concession snacks, such as chips, candy, bottled water and soda, will be for sale on the train. NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ARE ALLOWED ON THE TRAIN.

Boarding is at 400 N. Harbor Blvd. and will start a half hour before departure.

* limit 5 mimosas

West Sacramento Boarding

Our boarding location is a ½ mile North of the West Sacramento IKEA shopping center. We board at 400 North Harbor Blvd., sharing a parking lot with a water facility.

400 N. Harbor Blvd
West Sacramento, CA  95605

Do you have vegetarian food options?

Yes, we are happy to work with you in accommodating special dietary requests! However, due to catering limitations, special requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance. You can make a request by adding a special note to your ticket order at the time of purchase, or by calling our reservations number: 800-866-1690.

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