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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 book "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
Trick-or-treating for candy on Trick or Treat Street
Letter Writing to the Great Pumpkin
Fuzziwigs Candy Factory
Lucy's Psychiatric Help Booth
Hay Bale Wagon Ride
Photos with Snoopy & Charlie Brown

Fun For Littles

Bounce Houses
PEANUTS / Halloween themed arts and crafts
Temporary tattoos
Face painting

Fun For 12+
Putt-putt golf course
Stomp Rockets!
Football Kicking Contest
Airplane Dispatch Station

Fun For Adults
Wine Tasting & Purchase
Beer Tasting & Purchase 

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

For your convenience we also have a baby changing station, restrooms and First Aid station.
Professional photographers will be at the pumpkin patch to capture your family with Charlie Brown and Snoopy with photos available almost immediately to view and purchase.

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.

PREMIUM CLASS OFFERING! Passengers on our premium car will enjoy all the offerings above PLUS exclusive seating in our comfortable premium seats, 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!

Optional parking is available at the D&SNG Parking Lot on College Drive next to McDonald's. Cost is $4 for cars.

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 may have only 2 trains.)

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+):  TBD*
Child (age 2-11):  TBD*Pumpkin Patch

Premium-class Deluxe seating:
Adult (age 12+):  TBD*
Child (age 2-11):  TBD*

*subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee

For more information, call 1-888-872-4607. 


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

Previous Costume Contest Winners

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