Programming & Events

Kick Off 2022 with These CVSR Events

Happy New Year! 2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Opening weekend is coming up quickly, with a fun-filled weekend starting Friday, January 21! The fun begins with the first ride of the season on the Cleveland...

Christmas Train Traditions Through the Years

[caption id="attachment_20459" align="alignright" width="222"] The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was the first eastern railroad company to operate dome cars like the one prominently featured in this holiday advertisement from the 1950s. Today the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad operates over a former B&O line.[/caption]Trains and Christmas...

Buffalo Trace Six Millionth Barrel Bourbon Fundraiser

In 2019 CVSR was selected as one of 400 non-profits across the country to receive Buffalo Trace Distillery’s charitable offering of limited-edition bottles. The bottling is from the distillery’s 6 millionth barrel of bourbon.To raise funds for CVSR’s Preservation Fund, a Bourbon Tasting event will...

Book the RDC For Your Next Event

The RDC is a self-propelled train car that runs independent of the train consist allowing guests more flexibility on departure times and unique experiences! With a bar, lounge area, and dining for up to 36 guests, the RDC is perfect for your next corporate outing...

A Glimpse Through the Kitchen Door

For head chef Chris Kafcsak feeding 132 guests on the train is no easy feat, but it’s a fun one. And what’s even more fun is finding new and unique food pairings to delight guests. We sat down with Chris to find out how the...

Explore Our Car That’s Just For Kids

Our new Edu-Trainment car is an interactive, educational and fun space filled with activities for kids of all ages (and adults too). The best part is that everyone has access to the car when they're onboard the National Park Scenic excursion (excluding the caboose).The kids...

Fall Train Rides

Fall is one of the most beautiful times to explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Throughout October and November the valley transforms into vibrant reds, yellows and oranges, all of which you can see from the train. We invite you to join us this autumn for...

Father’s Day Beer Tasting

There's always the questions, "What do you want for Father's Day this year?" and "What should we get Dad? I have absolutely no idea". Instead of spending endless hours on Amazon searching for Father's Day gifts that he'll only use twice this summer, give him...

8 Train Rides Mom Will Love

Mothers everywhere work hard to raise their children to be the very best version of themselves through countless acts of selflessness. One day a year isn't enough time to recognize all that moms do, but it's a day to take the opportunity to express our...

Spring Train Rides Your Kids Will Love

With the kids cooped up inside all winter, it’s almost time to get out of the house and explore. Kick off the start of warmer weather and summer’s promise with a fun train ride!Climb aboard for a morning or afternoon of family fun as you...

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