Murder Mystery

Tickets for upcoming events from January through April will go on sale on December 7 at 9:00 a.m. for members. Tickets will be available to the public on December 14 at 9:00 a.m.  

Who Dunnit? Onboard, 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. The theme changes each trip. Each guest who correctly solves the mystery is awarded the Super Sleuth Certificate. Costumes encouraged. Recommended for passengers ages 14 and over.

At a Glance:

  • 2-hour round-trip excursion
  • Tickets range from $52-$62 per person
  • 6:30 p.m. departure from Rockside Station
  • Ticket includes appetizers, water and program
  • Snacks and drinks available for purchase from the concession car for an additional cost.
Book Tickets

Upcoming Dates and Themes:

Murder Mystery is an excursion on The Cleveland Dinner & Event Train, proudly presented by:

Friday, January 20 | Five Card DRAW! – The Smell of Gunsmoke

A fixed card game at the Short Branch Saloon was the last hand for railroad tycoon Alexander Morgan. Belly up to the bar, folks, with Miss Smitty, Doc, Marshal Villon, Poker Alice, and the rest of the Wild West! Prize for Best Cowboy or Cowgirl Costume!

Friday, February 17 | Rumba Romance

Club Rumba is the hottest night spot in Havana. You have to ask why? Ricky Ricoco and the Mambo Kings are the star attraction of course! But Lucy believes Ricky is seeing other women. Did she make good on her threat to kill him? There’s some lipstick smeared on his dressing room mirror, resembling the letter “J.” Curious . . . Prize for Best 50’s Evening Attire Costume!

Friday, March 24 | Shamrocks in Old Chicago

The Market Street gang was a group of Irish lads who were expert pickpockets and sneak thieves. As adults, they’ve expanded into illegal gambling, extortion, robbery, and murder. Finnegan Manor is the home base for their ruthless power, and is now the scene of the crime. Faith and begorrah! Prize for Best Roaring 20’s Costume!

Friday, April 21 | For the Love o’ Pete

Sawyer Bucks had a fortune at stake with his new 3-year-old named “The Love o’ Pete.” But at a recent preliminary race, Sawyer was found dead in his private skybox. Traces of a horse tranquilizer were found in his nearly empty glass of mint julep. Calling all reporters: trace the string of people going in and out of his skybox and in what order to find Sawyer’s killer. Prize for Best Derby Hat!

Seating Options


Ticket Price: $62

Table Car

Ticket Price: $62


Ticket Price: $52

Let the North Pole Adventure™ begin! Please remember all trains depart from the Rockside station. 🎄