Santa Cruz New Year’s Train

  • Address:
    400 Beach Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Phone: (831) 335-4484
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Price: $34 adults | $28 children

Get in the mood to welcome the New Year by taking family and friends to ride the Santa Cruz New Year’s Train.  Departing from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk at 5 pm, December 27 through 31st, the one-hour long train ride rolls through city streets past homes of Santa Cruz.

Vintage excursion cards are adorned with thousands of colorful lights while revelers onboard sip hot cider and listen to a live DJ.  Party hats, favors, and live entertainment are in store for party guests.  Join the party!

Ticket prices are $34 adults, $28 children ages 2-12. Advance reservations recommended. For tickets and information, call 831-335-4484 or visit

The boardwalk at Santa Cruz is a 90-minute drive from San Francisco.  45 minutes from the Monterey/Carmel area, and 30 minutes from the San Jose area.

Take Highway 17 or scenic Highway 1 to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.  A surface parking lot is located directly across the street from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.