SUMMER FOOD FEST

Bring the family and enjoy a variety of food trucks on a summer Saturday in the middle of July at the Wilmington & Western. You'll travel through the Red Clay Valley on a 45-minute round-trip. There will also be fun, family activities at the station, plus antique cars and fire-fighting equipment are scheduled to be on display. This train does not stop at the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.

This event is powered by one of our antique steam locomotives.


FOOD TRUCKS & ACTIVITIES

The following trucks are expected to attend:
Madison's Smoked BBQ
The Polish Connection
Maiale Deli & Solumeria
Woodside Farm Creamery

Plus...
The Delaware Knights of Magic and strolling musicians will be entertaining passengers.
Stanley Steamer automobiles will be on display from Auburn Heights Preserve.
Kids can visit "Stubby" the mini helicopter from the American Helicopter Museum.
There will also be antique fire engines and public safety officers to visit in the parking lot.

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Summer Food Fest
Photo: Mike Ciosek

SCHEDULE

EVENT DATE:

July 21


DEPARTURE TIMES:

11:00 AM, 12:30 & 2:00 PM


FOOD TRUCKS & ACTIVITIES:

Greenbank Station Parking Lot
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

FARES

COACH SEATING

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Adults:

$12

Seniors (60+):

$11

Children (2-12):

$6

Children (under 2):

FREE


OPEN-AIR SEATING

Choose our open-air car, and you'll enjoy wide-open windows and side-facing seats for a panoramic view of the scenery. This seating option cannot be purchased online. You can upgrade to this car when picking up or purchasing tickets at the station.

Add $1 to each of the above fares.


DAY PASS

Ride all day for one low price - limited availability!

Adults:

$15

Seniors (60+):

$15

Children (2-12):

$10

Children (under 2):

FREE

CABOOSE RENTAL

Not available for this event.

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All trains operate rain or shine. The railroad reserves the right to substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand and to make modifications to the schedule without prior notice. We have limited accessibility for handicapped persons. All buildings have wheelchair ramps and we have a wheelchair lift to board the train at Greenbank Station. However, there is no wheelchair lift available at any of our stops, including the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove and Hockessin. Train doorways are only 24-inches wide and there is limited space for wheelchair storage on the train.

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