Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train in St. Augustine, FL

19 San Marco Ave.St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Embark on a magical journey through St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights celebration. As you wind through the historic district and renowned light displays, you’ll sit comfortably in one of Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Trains. If you’re lucky, you might even see Santa Claus himself aboard one of the trains, along with some of your favorite Christmas characters.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our St. Augustine Travel Experts
  • Christmas Train tours run from November 24th, 2019 - January 31st, 2020.
  • No tours available on Christmas Day.
  • See more than 3 million Christmas and holiday lights along the way.
  • Ideal for all ages.
  • Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to your departure time for the train.


from Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train
Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Train takes you on a magical trip through St. Augustine’s beautiful historic district Nights of Lights celebration. Rated one of the world’s best Nights of Lights displays, you will tour the award-winning holiday lights aboard one of Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Trains.

Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train Reviews

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Susan Sessa
Winter Garden, FL
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"Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Train."
December 2018
We had a fabulous time. We loved the lights of St. Augustine and the train was really fun. Just the right amount of time and we had a great driver, Benji,who was very knowledgeable and entertaining.
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Tip: Dress warm and better to get there early and you can park right in Ripley’s lot.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train

What time should I arrive for my tour?
Please arrive no later than 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

Where do I meet for the train tours?
Tours begin at Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

What does the tour include?
Enjoy more than 3 million holiday lights from the comfort of your train while singing along to holiday carols!

Is anything else offered aside from the train tour?
Yes. On Friday and Saturday nights through Christmas, guests can enjoy:
  • Gifts from Santa for the Kids
  • Marshmallow Roasting Pit
  • Holiday Movies
  • Balloon Twister
  • Costumed Characters
  • Holiday Surprises
Are tours available on Christmas day?
No, tours will NOT operate on Christmas day.