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PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express


Join us for the PEANUTS™  The Great Pumpkin Patch Express!!  It's not just for the little ones! See all the activities we have for kids of all ages.

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" is a 1966 American prime time animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts™ by Charles M. Schulz. Celebrate 50 years of this classic tale! Ride our train to the Pumpkin Patch to meet Charlie Brown and Snoopy and bring home the perfect pumpkin. Pumpkin Patch

During the 1/2 hour train ride to the Pumpkin Patch, children will each receive a trick-or-treat bag to get goodies at the Pumpkin Patch and there will be a special reading of the Schulz's  "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown". At the Pumpkin Patch site you'll have about 1 1/2 hours of fun for the whole family!

  • Fun For All!
    Live musical entertainment
    Costume Contest
    Live Reindeer
    Maze to the Pumpkin Patch
    Letter Writing to the Great Pumpkin
    Fuzziwigs Candy Factory
    Lucy's Psychiatric Help Booth
    Hay Bale Wagon Ride
    Photos with Snoopy & Charlie Brown
    A Food Tent will be available at the Pumpkin Patch to purchase lunch, beverages and snacks!

Fun For Littles
Trick or Treating  for Candy
Bounce House
PEANUTS / Halloween themed arts and crafts
Temporary tattoos
Corn Pools
Pumpkin Decorating
Halloween Arts & Crafts

Fun For 12+
Trick or Treating for Candy
Putt-putt golf course
Pumpkin Decorating
Football Kicking Contest
Face Painting

Fun For Adults
Airplane Dispatch Station
Wine Tasting & Purchase
Beer Tasting & Purchase 

Remember to get everyone in the spirit and wear your Halloween costumes.
Prizes will be awarded for Best Costumes!

For your convenience we also have a baby changing station, restrooms and First Aid station. 
A food tent is available at the Pumpkin Patch to purchase lunch, beverages and snacks.

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WE OFFER WINE! Durango's own Four Leaves Winery will offer a selection of red and white wines and their Pumpkin Spice Port as their featured Fall wine. Along with complimentary wine tasting, glasses and bottles of wine will be available for purchase at the Pumpkin Patch.

WE OFFER BEER!  Durango Brewing is hosting beer sales as a sponsorship to Community Connections.

PREMIUM CLASS OFFERING! Passengers on our premium car will enjoy all the standard offerings PLUS exclusive seating in our comfortable premium seats, a souvenir travel mug, complimentary hot or cold beverages and a delicious treat served by your private car attendant during the ride.

Please remember that for this special event, tickets are required for all children aged 2-11 years old. This will reserve them their own seat and will ensure that they receive a trick-or-treat bag and a chance to pick out their perfect pumpkin! Children under 2 years not occupying a seat are FREE!  

SCHEDULE:Pumpkin Patch

October 7,8,14,15,21,22

Train 1   Departure: 10:00am       Return: 12:45pm
Train 2  Departure:  11:30am       Return:  2:15pm
Train 3  Departure    1:00pm        Return:  3:45pm

(Note that some days will have only 2 trains.)
3 Trains:  October 7, 14, 21, 22
2 Trains:  October 8, 15

Destination:  The Great Pumpkin Patch    

NOTE: Allow 1/2 hour train ride each direction and about 1 1/2 hours at the Pumpkin Patch. (Total round trip time is about 2 1/2 hours.) Please do not leave personal belongings on the train when you get to the Pumpkin Patch.


Standard-class Coach or Gondola seating:
Adult (age 12+):  $35*
Child (age 2-11):  $27*

Premium-class Deluxe seating:

Adult (age 12+):  $49*
Child (age 2-11):  $41* 
*subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee

For more information and to book, call 1-888-872-4607 or you may book online. 

Click here to see a slide show of all the fun at previous Pumpkin Patch Express events!

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