BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Make a birthday party memorable!

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


Our Birthday Trains fill up quickly so we urge you to make your plans early.
Fill out our Birthday Party Quote request form today!

Request a Date / quote

All Birthday Party Packages include:

Private Vintage Railcar

Private Vintage Railrcar accommodating up to 45 guests, including a Birthday Party Attendant onboard to assist in party festivities.

Two Round Trip Excursions

Two back-to-back trips, attached to our 45-minute Traditional Excursion. Allotting for a 10-15 minute break in between departures.

Custom Invitations

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad Postcard Birthday Invitations.
Quantity of 25.

Railroad Souvenier Gift

A Railroad Themed Souvenir Gift for the Birthday Child.

Choose a package:


Conductor's Package

$450

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!
Request a Date / quote

A LA CARTE OPTIONS

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Decorations

$49.95

Latex Balloons and Ceiling Décor to enhance the interior of the private vintage railcar.

Entertainment

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

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

Coloring Sets

$5.95 each

Wooden Train or Whistle Coloring Sets. Have each child create and color their own wooden train or whistle!

Cup Cakes

$49.95

Cupcakes – 48 cupcakes, with choice of flavors .

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

Goodie Bags

$12.95 each

Goodie Bags – Includes specials treasures from our Freight House Gift Shop!

Beverage Package

Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package options.
Please call if interested in adding beverage packages to your birthday party package.

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

All images are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products and services offered.

Engineer Apparel

$14.95 each

Engineer Hats, Train Whistles, and Bandanas! – Dress like a true Engineer Riding the rails! Our ‘Junior Engineer’ Kit includes it all!
Please call for pricing on separate items.

BIRTHDAY PARTY POLICIES


Reserving Your Birthday Party
• If reserving more than thirty (30) days prior to event date, a 25% deposit is required to hold the date. The remaining balance is due thirty (30) days prior to the event date.
• If reserving less than thirty (30) days to the date of the event, FULL payment is required to hold the date.
• Any A la Carte options, need to be paid in FULL no later than seven (7) days prior to the event date, unless otherwise discussed with party organizer, and will be submitted on a separate invoice.
• Acceptable forms of payment – Cash, Check, All Major Credit Cards

Please Make All Checks Payable to:
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
In Memo of Check: Please fill in Your Name, and Party Date

Mail to:
Attention: Business Manager, 32 W. Bridge St., New Hope, PA 18938

Cancellation Policy
• If notice of cancellation is received thirty (30) days prior to event date, you will receive a full refund of any deposit, or amount that has been set fourth for the party
• If notice of cancellation is received less than thirty (30) days, but at least seven (7) days prior to the event, a 50% refund will be provided, and less than seven (7) days from the event date, no refund will be provided, of any deposit, or amount that has been set fourth for the party

Arrival Policy
• New Hope & Ivyland Railroad allows an allotted time for the party host to decorate the Vintage Railcar, before the party start time. Please coordinate with the event organizer, for the best suited time frame to decorate.
• When party host arrives, please check in with the gift shop attendant. 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 & Ivyland Railroad cannot hold the train departure, and longer than five minutes, for any guests arriving late.

Parking Policy
• The Party Hosts’ car is complimentary
• All other guests’ cars are provided with All Day Parking, at the New Hope & Ivyland Railroads Parking Lot, at a discounted daily parking rate. The parking lot is located next to the station, with ramp accessibility onto the platform
• The Party Host has the option to allow each guest to pay for their own parking, either in New Hope & Ivyland Railroads Parking Lot, or in other lots around town. Or, the host can provide the event organizer with a list of guests’ names, and can pay for the cars that park in our lot
• We make an effort to let everyone know, that most parking spaces in New Hope, do require a fee to park

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 cake is acceptable)
Please be aware that our vintage cars are heated in the winter. Air Conditioning (Cooling) is not available on our standard birthday 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.

Frequently Asked Questions