Take a Ride on the Sullivan Express to PumpkinTown

The Sullivan Express is back with non-stop service to PumpkinTown!  Families can board the train at Sullivan Hardware and Garden’s Allisonville location and enjoy a fun fall activity for the whole family.

 Sullivan Express Pumpkin Express

Tickets for the 2023 PumpkinTown Sullivan Express go on sale September 1, at 4 pm! 

The perennially popular Sullivan Santa Express holiday train ride has been a family favorite for years. Now for the second year, Sullivan Hardware and Garden has expanded their immersive train experience to include a Halloween-themed train with goodies galore.

PumpkinTown Sullivan Express
PumpkinTown Sullivan Express

What to Expect

Families start their journey to PumpkinTown at the Central Station, located inside Sullivan Hardware and Garden. Then, you board one of the five Sullivan Express trains operating on the PumpkinTown rail. Once aboard, you’ll enjoy the Halloween train ride as it makes its way through the enchanted forest filled with not-so-scary creatures. The trip lasts about 15 minutes.

playing games in pumpkin town
Sullivan Express

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Once your train ride ends, you disembark at the PumpkinTown Station, where the mayor of Pumpkintown’ll greet you. Families can explore and enjoy PumpkinTown. Activities include watching a magic show, enjoying a dance party, trick-or-treating at mini houses, take lots of pictures, and much more. 

Trick or Treat at Pumpkin Town
Trick or Treat Door to Door at Pumpkin Town

Visitors can hang out at PumpkinTown for up to 45 minutes before re-boarding the Sullivan Express back to Central Station. Once at Central Station, visitors can purchase delicious fall treats, like apple cider slushies.

Pumpkin Town Express

Tickets for Sullivan Express to PumpkinTown

Tickets for Sullivan Express to PumpkinTown can be purchased online beginning September 1, at 4 pm.  You may fit as many family and friends in the car as you would like; however, a typical car holds four adults and two children. Adults who do not fit in the car can make the journey by foot and meet the rest of their group in PumpkinTown.

Conductors for the Sullivan Express
Conductors for the Sullivan Express

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More Info

For more info about the Sullivan Express to PumpkinTown, visit the website. Sullivan Hardware and Garden is located at 6955 N Keystone Ave. in Indianapolis.

Nicole Sipe
Nicole Sipe
Nicole Sipe is the editor of Indy's Child and Southwest Ohio Parent magazines. She has a BA in Journalism from California State University Northridge, and has been involved in the print and digital publishing world for most of her life. Born and raised in Southern California, Nicole traded the city and sun for corn and creeks, and now lives in central Indiana with her husband, two sons and Collie. Her latest book for children, “All About Me! Art Journal” was published in 2022 by Walter Foster Jr. In her spare time, she likes traveling with her family, enjoying good food and drink, volunteering at her children’s schools and around her community, and practicing yoga.

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