There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at these great holiday Train Events, dazzling Light Dispays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.
1 Holiday Festival of Trains
Enjoy the museum's annual holiday celebration of toy trains and model railroading. Check the Ellicott City Station calendar of events for exact dates.
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2711 Maryland Ave
Ellicott City, MD 21043
2 Highlandtown Train Garden
November 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Open Weekends to start then everyday Monday December, 18 - Monday January 1, 2018
Local businesses and associations sponsor model train displays throughout the garden. Several "engineers" set up the garden in Fire House #41. A Timeless event in Baltimore city; best of all, it's free!
3 Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit at St. Clement’s Island Museum
December 1, 2017 - December 22, 2017: Thursday - Monday 12:00PM - 4:00PM
December 23, 2017 - January 2, 2018: Daily, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Closed Christmas Day
Enjoy antique and collectible dolls, trains and toys in festive holiday displays.
St. Mary's County
4 The B&O's Magical Holiday Express
December 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm.
Museum closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year's Day
Each day there is something to see and do at B&O's Magical Holiday Express which is devoted to trains of all sizes, your favorite holiday characters, and a train load of fun for the entire family!
B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore
Here is a list of all of the events....
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901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21223
5 Brookside Garden of Lights and Model Trains
November 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018 (closed Dec 24-25)
In addition to Brookside Garden of Lights outdoor holiday light exhibit (with more than one million dazzling lights,) G-Scale model trains wind through a seasonal landscape inside the Conservatory. And. inside the Visitors Center, you enjoy hot cocoa while listening to one of the nightly musical performances.
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Arts & Culture
1800 Glenallan Ave
Wheaton, MD 20902
6 The Trains of Christmas
Check back for 2017-2018 dates
Newly renovated "Trains of Christmas" includes favorite steam & diesel trains operating on four levels over a winter landscape. The layout grows as the season progresses.
Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum
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300 S. Burhans Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21741
7 Christmas Wonderland Express
Friday - Sunday, November 24, 2017 - December 23, 2017
Join us for a magical holiday train ride and a chance to visit with Santa!
Your journey includes listening to Christmas music and a story, meeting Santa, and enjoying hot cocoa and cookies. Dining guests enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with Santa and his elves aboard one of Western Maryland Railroad's vintage dining cars.
Western Maryland Railroad
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13 Canal St
Cumberland, MD 21502