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Train robberies are scheduled on all excursions traveling to Big Valley with the exception to Teddy Bear Specials and Murder Mysteries. The Reynolds Raiders, a gang of mounted bandits, rob guests of loose change. The money is donated to Alberta children’s charities.

Alberta Prairie offers a full range of day trips aboard a vintage train.  All excursions originate & return to Stettler and include a stop at Big Valley unless another destination is indicated. Alberta Prairie reserves the right to use alternative power in cases of mechanical failure. Inclusions are subject to change without notice, discount, or refund should circumstances arise which prevent delivery of such things as train robberies.

Excursions with Meals – JUNE 2020 SPECIAL FARE (S1)

Includes rail excursion lasting five hours, a full course buffet meal at destination, live on board entertainment, sightseeing & train robbery. These trips are great for children and families.

Adults ……………. $85.00
Youths …………… $65.00
Children …………  $35.00
3 & under ……….      n/c

Fares are GST extra

 

Excursions with Meals (A)

The most frequent and popular excursions we offer. Includes rail excursion lasting between five, and five and one-half hours, full course buffet meal at destination, entertainment, sightseeing & train robbery. These trips are great for children and families.

Adults ……………  $110.00
Youths ……………  $75.00
Children …………. $45.00
3 & under ……….      n/c

Fares are GST extra

APST Limited Excursions (C)

These popular specials have everything including rail excursion lasting six hours, one hour long live stage show, buffet meal featuring prime rib of beef, guarantee train robbery, on board entertainment, wine with meal.

Adults ……………  $165.00
Youths …………… $145.00
Children …………  $145.00
3 & under ……….. $145.00

Fares are GST extra

All trips include a train robbery, a full course buffet style meal at Big Valley, and on-board entertainment. Visits to Jimmy Jock Boardwalk – a little town within a town, restored 1912 Canadian Northern station, St. Edmund’s Church – the blue church on the hill, rail car museum, McAlister Motors – community museum, Hand-tool and Collectables Museum, and roundhouse and elevator interpretive centres are a part of these experiences.

APST Limited Special – JUNE 2020 SPECIAL FARE (S2)

These excursions are the top of the line for Alberta Prairie. Includes a one-hour long show featuring the music from the 50’s 60’s & 70’s that has stood the test of time, is energetic, and infectious. Get ready to Rock ’n Roll with Richard and Deborah Popovich! Performance, upscale buffet-style prime rib of Alberta beef dinner, wine with meal, and guaranteed robbery are all part of this experience. Seating is limited

Adults ……………. $135.00
Youths …………… $120.00
Children …………  $120.00
3 & under ……….  $120.00

Fares are GST extra

 

Adults Only Special – JUNE 2020 SPECIAL FARE (S3)

No children please! Just for those who would like to ride train without bustle and excitement of 17 and under children. For more information about what is included in this trip see the description at top of this column.

Adults ……………. $85.00
Youths ……………     n/a
Children …………      n/a
3 & under ………..     n/a

Fares are GST extra

 

Steak or Rib Barbecue Excursions (B)

Special event excursions include rail excursion lasting between five and one-half and, six hours, upscale buffet meal, on board and special entertainment, beer with meal, and guaranteed train robbery.

Adults ……………. $165.00
Youths ……………  $145.00
Children …………..  $70.00
3 & under …………   $70.00

Fares are GST extra

Newfoundlander Special (D)

Feast on steak and lobster. Includes guaranteed train robbery, on board entertainment and Down-East entertainment at supper and complementary “East Coast” beer and berry wine with the meal.

Adults ……………. $165.00
Youths ……………  $145.00
Children …………. $145.00
3 & under ………..  $145.00

Fares are GST extra

Murder Mysteries (E)

Includes diesel – powered excursions lasting six hours and featuring interactive theatre. Passengers are encourage to participate in solving a “Who-Done-It” presented by professional theatre company. Also included is buffet meal. Not recommended for children. Performances may include words with double meaning and sexual connotations.

Adults ……………  $140.00
Youths …………… $140.00
Children …………  $140.00
3 & under ……….. $140.00

Fares are GST extra

End of Season Special (F)

The last chance of each season to ride the train on a regular Alberta Prairie Railway excursion. Come and join us for buffet-style Alberta roast beef meal, on board entertainment and a fireworks display on both sides of the train during the return journey.

Adults …………….. $115.00
Youths …………….. $85.00
Children …………..  $50.00
3 & under …………. $50.00

Fares are GST extra

Adults Only Specials (G)

Available on two excursions annually. Perfect for anyone who wants to ride on a train without the bustle and excitement of 17 and under children. Includes all the extras normally found on a “Country Dinner”.

Adults only ………. $110.00
Youths ……………..     n/a
Children …………..      n/a
3 & under ………….     n/a

Fares are GST extra

Harvest Pumpkin Fest (P)

Includes selecting very own pumpkin from our patch, hot chocolate and cookies, family friendly activities, and much more.

Adults …………… $40.00
Youths ………….. $40.00
Children ………..  $40.00
3 & under ………. $40.00

Fares are GST extra

Teddy Bear Special (T)

Includes diesel powered rail excursion, entertainment specially for the kids and buffet meal. Children are invited to join in a teddy bear promenade just before departure on the return trip. All the children receive a prize.

Adults …………… $110.00
Youths ………….. $  75.00
Children ………..  10 and under – Free

Fares are GST extra

School Special (S)

Riding the rails on a School Special will not only provide students the unique experience of train transportation, but will also offers a wide range of educational opportunity involving Canadian heritage and the geography of the region.

Adults …………… $40.00
Youths ………….. $40.00
Children ………..  $40.00
3 & under ……….    Free

Fares are GST extra

 

Country Fair to Warden (G)

Something entirely new and out of the ordinary with two departure times. Features barbecue hot dogs, hamburgers, and steak, wagon rides, activities, petting zoo, and carnival games.

Ages 13 years & up … $ 75.00
Ages 4 to 12 years …. $ 50.00
3 & Under ……………..  n/c

All fares are GST extra

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride (PE)

Each ticket includes a THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride and each passenger is served hot chocolate and a cookie treat by Polar Express Chefs and everyone receives a ceramic souvenir Polar Express mug. Santa will board the train at the North Pole, and on the return trip will walk through each car giving out the “first gift of Christmas” – a silver sleigh bell – to each child 12 years and under.

The dates, times and fares for these special events will be announced during the first week of August 2020.

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ VALUE PACK Train Ride (VP)

Each ticket includes a THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride and each passenger is served hot chocolate and a cookie treat by Polar Express Chefs. Santa will board the train at the North Pole, and on the return trip will walk through each car giving out the “first gift of Christmas” – a silver sleigh bell.


The dates, times and fares for these special events will be announced during the first week of August 2020.

VISA and MASTERCARD ACCEPTED

Discounts apply: only to fares paid in advance as a group and do not apply to individuals within a group paying separately.

The Polar Express Cancellation and Refund Policy: There are no refunds, cancellations or change dates with less than 24 hours notice. With more than 24 hours notice reservation dates can be changed to another date or time subject to a $10 per ticket service fee. Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice will receive 50 per cent refund posted to a credit card, conditional on the return of unused train tickets prior to January 31.

The Polar Express Value Pack Cancellation and Refund Policy: Except under special circumstances there are no refunds, cancellations or change dates allowed with less than 24 hours notice. With more than 24 hours notice reservation dates can be changed to another VALUE PACK date or time at no charge. Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice will receive a full refund posted to a credit card, conditional on the return of unused train tickets prior to January 31. These terms and conditions are only available on reservations made for The Polar Express Value Pack dates.

Trains are available: for special charters, tours, reunions and private/public events.

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