The Cleveland Dinner & Event Train

You never have to worry about your Friday night plans again because Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has you covered. From date night to a girl’s night out or a memorable evening with family and friends – we have something for everyone. If you’re celebrating or treating yourself to a well-deserved night out, we have several excursions for you.

Every Friday night and select Saturdays between February 3 and October 27, CVSR’s Cleveland Dinner & Event Train will host our signature dinner, beverage and entertainment events. Head to our Independence Rockside Station and take a ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park as you enjoy your Friday on the rails.

Age requirements vary based on the excursion.

The Cleveland Dinner & Event Train is proudly presented by:

Dinner on the Train

Experience the luxury of the golden age of rail travel aboard Dinner on the Train. Whether you are looking for a date night out or an evening with friends, this is the perfect way to dine in sophisticated comfort.


Ales on Rails™

Calling craft beer lovers! Climb aboard for Ales on Rails™ and sample local, national and international favorites as you ride through Cuyahoga Valley.  On board, you will be served four beer samples, paired with light appetizers. Commemorative beer glasses are yours to take home!


Murder Mystery

On board, role-play as suspects and detectives. Uncover clues left at the crime scene and interrogate each other. Everyone will get a chance to solve the crime and interact with professional actors.


Grape Escape

Experience a wine tasting like no other. On board, you will be served four wine samples, paired with light appetizers. Commemorative wine glasses are yours to take home!


Cocktails on Rails

Climb aboard for cocktail night on the train! On board, you will enjoy a variety of spirits and cocktails.


Canvas and Wine on the Rails

Climb aboard and enjoy an evening of fun, creativity, and a little wine! On board, you will receive step-by-step instruction from a talented artist while you sip wine and ride the rails through the National Park after dark!


Trivia on the Train

Climb aboard the train and compete to win! Team up for a two-hour trivia game. The top 3 teams will receive bragging rights and prizes.


Truffle Making

Climb on board and enjoy a scenic trip through the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad while making delicious chocolate truffles. You’ll use a ‘no cook,’ ‘no bake’ method to make our yummy adult truffles, made with love and alcohol.


🎉Happy New Year! 🍾 We have many events in the works for 2023! The Cleveland Dinner & Event Train resumes on February 3rd and the National Park Scenic on weekends beginning March 4th!