Rail Festival and Steam Weekend

You're invited to a family celebration of Southern California's railway heritage on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris. The annual Spring Rail Festival will offer families and rail enthusiasts plenty to do and see at the 90-acre railway park in the heart of Southern California.

Easter Bunny Train

The Easter Bunny will make a stop at Orange Empire Railway Museum March 28-29. Kids will experience the magic of trains and the magic of the Easter Bunny at this incredibly popular annual event. The Easter Bunny will visit on board with each child and give them a special treat. Children will decorate baskets then follow a treasure map to find Easter Eggs. The fun continues with bunny hop potato sack and egg races and much more children’s entertainment. Families can ride trains and trolleys all day.

Iron Horse/Family Steampunk Carnivale

Celebrate Steampunk at the second annual Iron Horse/Family Steampunk Carnivale at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris March 21-22. Enjoy a steampunk fashion and turn-of-the-last-century costume contests. Poplock Homes will perform Victorian-flavored hip-hop An evening highlight will be Steam Powered Giraffe, a popular musical pantomime group. Also enjoy a tea on board a dining car, clothing and jewelry vendors and much more. Ride behind a massive steam-powered locomotive, the innovation and technology of the Victorian era.

Contact 951-943-3020.

Steam Weekend

The smoke will be billowing from the stack of OERM's restored steam locomotive, VC#2, on February 21st & 22nd. Ride a train behind the museum's larger-than-life steam locomotive and learn how she operates. Also, ride vintage trolleys for the entire day.
Ticket prices for ages 12 and up $12.00, ages 5-11 $8.00 ages 4 and under are free.

Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 S. "A" St.
Perris CA 92570

Event Contact
Donna Zanin
(951) 943-3020