PEANUTS ™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express Train Ride
Weekend Train Departures and Halloween Activities Debut in October
St. Louis - - PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express Train Ride arrives at St. Louis Union Station this fall. Meet Snoopy and Lucy in the St. Louis Union Station pumpkin patch and join the Peanuts crew as they travel around St. Louis on a real train ride.
Tickets for the real train rides are on sale beginning Tuesday, September 8 at www.STLPumpkinExpress.com or by dialing 314-690-1105.
The fun-filled trains will depart St. Louis Union Station on Saturdays and Sundays, October 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and October 31 and November 1 at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. Special Friday evening trains will run on October 23 and 30 at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Guests will experience great views of St. Louis including Busch Stadium, the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River. Riders will listen to themed music and hear the narration of Schulz's story by one of the crew members as the train travels along the rails.
Prior to the train adventure, passengers will be greeted by Peanuts characters and have a photo opportunity with Lucy and Snoopy at the Great Pumpkin Patch. Kids can pick, decorate and bring home the perfect pumpkin, enjoy cider and sugar cookies, write a letter to the Great Pumpkin, and take part in festive, family-oriented activities. Kids (and their parents) are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to the event.
Discounted hotel rooms are available for Great Pumpkin Patch Express Train Ride ticket holders at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, a DoubleTree by Hilton. For hotel information, click on www.STLPumpkinExpress.com or dial 314-690-1105.