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Birthday Parties

Creating Happiness Just For You!

Make Your Birthday Party Standout

The New Hope Railroad offers a unique and entertaining experience that your child, family, and friends are sure to remember forever!

Every little engineer dreams of a party on a real train! The New Hope Railroad offers unique birthday party packages and we now offer our Private Caboose for birthday parties as well.

Select one of our birthday packages, and customize it with our A La Carte options, to create an amusing, stress-free, and enjoyable birthday for the child in all of us!

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Make a birthday party memorable!

Our Birthday Party Trains sell out quickly, so we urge you to book early.

* Photos shown above are examples of available options.

Birthday Party Packages Available

Choose from the packages below so we can help you create happiness for that special birthday!

CONDUCTOR PACKAGE

Starting at $520
per party
  • Decorate and customize the vintage railcar any way you would like!
  • Add any a la carte options to create an even more memorable birthday party!

ENGINEER PACKAGE

Starting at $750
per party
  • Decorations and balloons to enhance the vintage railcar.
  • Paper products themed plates and napkins, cups, cutlery
  • Soft drink beverages
  • 48 cupcakes with candles choice of flavors for cake and icing
  • Add any a la carte options to create an even more memorable birthday party!
  • We do all the work! You have all the fun!
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All Birthday Party packages include...

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PRIVATE VINTAGE RAILCAR

Private Vintage Railcar accommodates up to 45 guests, including a Birthday Party Attendant on board to assist in party festivities.

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ROUND TRIP EXCURSION

Your private vintage railcar will be attached to one of our excursions.  Various durations are available.

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RAILROAD SOUVENIER GIFT

A Railroad-Themed Souvenir Gift for the Birthday Child.

A La Cart Options

Every little engineer dreams of a party on a Real Train! The New Hope Railroad offers unique birthday party packages available during most excursions. 

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Decorations

$49.95
each
Latex Balloons and Ceiling Decorations to enhance the interior of the private vintage railcar.
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Cup Cakes

$49.95
each
Cupcakes:48 cupcakes, with choice of flavors

Coloring Sets

$5.95
each
Coloring sets are available.
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Engineer Apparel

$49.95
each
Engineer Hats, Train Whistles, and Bandanas! Dress like a true Engineer Riding the rails! Our "Junior Engineer" Kit includes it all!

Entertainment

Contact us for pricing
Have a special guest attend the party, to excite the children with extra onboard entertainment! Pricing varies upon the type of entertainment selected Musician Face Painter Balloon Twister

Goodie Bags

$12.95
each
Goodie Bags include specials treasures from our Platform Gift Shop!
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Beverage Package

Contact us for pricing
Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package options.

Frequently Asked Questions

We do not recommend more than 45 guests maximum, because the designated party car is most comfortable at this capacity. This will allow ample space to move about the vintage railcar without having to restrict the guests to seats for the duration of the party.

We allow you to bring a cake from an outside vendor, as long as it is from a licensed facility. No cakes baked at home are permitted. Outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the premise. New Hope Railroad has a liquor license and will be happy to discuss your options.

If you or a guest arrives late for a party, it will continue as scheduled. We will hold the train for five minutes past the scheduled departure time. If the waiting times exceeds five minutes, the train will depart. If a guest arrives late, they will have the opportunity to ride on the second departure.

Yes, you can bring your own decorations for your party. Depending on the time slot that was selected for your event, you may have the opportunity to decorate one hour prior to the party start time. We do not permit anything to be hung on the walls or from the ceilings. Please discuss options with the event coordinator. The following items are not permitted: glitter, confetti, sparklers, sparkler candles, live animals, tinsel, and silly string.

Cancellation Policy

If a notice of cancellation is received thirty (30) or more days prior to the event date, you will receive a 100% CREDIT of the total.

If a notice of cancellation is received less than thirty (30) days prior to the event date, you will receive a 50% CREDIT of the total.

If a notice of cancellation is received seven (7) days or less prior to the event date, NO CREDIT will be provided.

 

No, gratuity is not included in the package fee. Gratuity is solely at your discretion and always appreciated by your car host.

The party host should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. If prior engagements were organized with the event coordinator to decorate before the party, then please arrive at discussed time. We urge you to inform your guests to please arrive no later than 20-30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time/event start time. This allows time for guests to park and use the restrooms before boarding. New Hope Railroad will only allow for a five minute late departure time, due to a set operating schedule, and to maintain as punctual as possible for all occurring events throughout the day.

Your host will greet the party family. Sets up decorations prior to guests’ arrival. Will assist in serving food and beverages, as well as any organized activities. Interacts with the children and families. Coordinates the cake and singing. Delivers goodie bags. Oversees the safety of all passengers, and cleans up after the party.

BIRTHDAY PARTY POLICIES

Reserving Your Birthday Party

To complete your booking, FULL PAYMENT is due at the time of booking confirmation.

Acceptable forms of payment: Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards.

 

Cancellation Policy

If a notice of cancellation is received thirty (30) or more days prior to the event date, you will receive a 100% CREDIT of the total.

If a notice of cancellation is received less than thirty (30) days prior to the event date, you will receive a 50% CREDIT of the total.

If a notice of cancellation is received seven (7) days or less prior to the event date, NO CREDIT will be provided.

Arrival Policy

The New Hope Railroad allows an allotted time for the party host to decorate the Vintage Railcar before the party starts. Please coordinate with the event organizer, for the best-suited time frame to decorate.

When the party host arrives, please check in with the gift shop attendant. The attendant will direct you to the boarding area.

We urge you to inform your guests to please arrive no later than 20-30 minutes prior to the departure time/event start time. This allows time for guests to park and use the restrooms before boarding. Due to an intense operating schedule, New Hope Railroad cannot hold the train departure, and longer than five minutes, for any guests arriving late.

Parking

Parking is conveniently located onsite at the railroad.

Parking is based upon availability and can not be guaranteed.

The parking lot will close when capacity is reached. There is limited handicap parking available.

It is recommended to arrive a half-hour before your scheduled excursion.

The parking lot is managed and operated by EZ PARK 24. Please visit the ezpark24.com website for current rates and more information.

Vintage Railcar Information

Please refrain from using any type of tape, or sticky objects to hang on the walls or ceilings of the railcars. Confetti, silly string, or open flames on board the train, is prohibited. (Candles for the cake are acceptable)

Please be aware that our vintage cars are heated in the winter. Air Conditioning (Cooling) is not available on our standard coach car. Windows can be opened for ventilation during the warmer months. Please call for additional information or ask to upgrade to our First Class Car (additional fee) to receive Air Conditioning (cooling).

PLEASE NOTE: The requested date and time can not be confirmed until an event coordinator contacts you and a deposit has been received.