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Reindeer Ride Express

202311nov2:00 pm9:00 pmReindeer Ride Express2:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-05:00) Nickel Plate Express, 825 Forest Park Drive, NoblesvilleCategoryTrain EventSeasonalHolliday Fun

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Reindeer Ride Expres returns to Noblesville this Christmas season! The 2023 season will offer rides on select days between November 119 and December 23.  Tickets go on sale July 1, 2022, make sure to book your trip early! 

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Reindeer Ride Express 2023 Days & Times:

November 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23

Friday Times: 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday times: 2 pm. 4 pm, 6 pm


Where does it board? The excursion boards in Forest Park, Noblesville. (825 Forest Park Drive, Noblesville). Check in and warm up at Hobbs Station at Forest Park Depot.

How long is the ride? The ride is an hour and fifteen minutes long and travels through Cicero and Arcadia. The train stops briefly at ‘Santa’s Workshop,’ courtesy of Gaylor Electric…the Noblesville-based company also decks the train out in approximately 2,000 Christmas lights! The train will return to Noblesville at the end of the ride. Passengers will not disembark at Santa’s workshop.

What is included in the ride?: The ride includes interactive sing alongs, a story, visit with Santa, a gift from Santa and a cookie.

How much does it cost? Reindeer ride tickets for the 2022 season are $49 for children ages 3-10 and $54 for adults. Children under 3 may ride free as a lap child. The Holiday Cheer(s) car for 21+ is $36 per person.

Can I book a private car? Absolutely! Private cars range from seating 40 to 66 people and start at $2,000 per ride. To book a private car email us at [email protected].

Can I purchase food and drinks?: Beverages and snacks, including adult beverages, are available on board!

Where do I park? There is ample & free parking available within Forest Park! Find a spot within Hobbs Depot or just along the main road and park your car.

What else can I do in Noblesville? Noblesville has dozens of boutiques and restaurants located on the Noblesville square! Visit for dining and family fun options!

Are there restrooms on the train? There are small restrooms on the train in case of emergencies. There are also restrooms located at Hobbs Station at Forest Park Depot.

Can adults ride too? Of course! Or, check out our holiday date-night ride, Holiday Cheer(s)! This 21+ only ride features holiday cocktails, Christmas music and snacks. This ride operates at the same time as Reindeer Ride in a separate train car.


November 11(saturday) 2:00pm - 9:00pm(GMT-04:00)


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825 Forest Park Drive, Noblesville

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