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PRIVATE EVENTS

Train Cars Available for Your Special Occasion

Rent as many train cars as you need for your party, dinner, business gathering, or wedding reception!

BOOKING DETAILS

Looking to book a private event? We have the perfect way to make your occasion extra special by hosting your guests on our train! You can choose how many cars you need to suit the needs of your event. The train will remain parked next to the train station in downtown for the duration of your event. 

AVAILABILITY
  • Available Mon through Sat (closed on Sundays)
  • 2 Time Slots Available:
  •      1) 3:00 – 5:30pm (2.5 hours)
  •      2) 6:30 – 9:00pm (2.5 hours)
  • Timeframe includes set up and clean up
  • Hosts to provide food & beverages (via caterer or bring-your-own)
  • Reservations need to be made in advance
  • For questions, call Ron Kaufman at 541-993-2910
COST
  • The cost for Each Train Car is $350 for 2.5 hours
    • Rent as many train cars as you need… there are up to 6 train cars available
    • Additional time past 9:00pm is $50 for each 30 minutes (per train car)
    • Full amount due upon reservation
    • There is no service charge fee
    • In addition, Security / Cleaning Deposit is $250 per train car
      • Deposit fully refundable after event (provided there are no damages or additional cleanup required)
    • We gladly accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards
TYPES OF TRAIN CARS AVAILABLE FOR RENT ($350 per train car for 2.5 hours)
  • (3) Dining Cars available
    • Layout is booths with dining tables
    • Each car contains a bathroom
    • Capacity of 50 guests each
  • (1) Lounge Car
    • Includes a bar and casual seating on sofas and chairs
    • If desired, client must provide alcohol and licensed bartender
    • Contains a bathroom
    • Capacity of 20 guests
  • (1) Dance Floor Car
    • Must be rented in combination with at least one Dining Car
    • Includes a dance floor and electrical outlets for music
    • Client to provide sound system
    • Capacity of 150 guests
  • (1) Commercial Kitchen Car
    • Must be rented in combination with at least one Dining Car
    • Includes stove, cold storage, refrigeration, water, cooking utensils
    • Capacity = can serve up to 150 guests
    • Client must provide licensed caterer for use of commercial kitchen
EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE EVENT CONFIGURATIONS
  • Guest List of 50 or less (4 suggestions):
    1. Rent 1 Dining Car = $350
    2. or Rent 1 Dining Car + Dance Floor Car = $700
    3. or Rent 1 Dining Car + Dance Floor Car + Commercial Kitchen Car = $1,050
    4. Suggested Wedding Reception Option for 50 guests:
      • Rent 1 Dining Car + Dance Floor Car + Commercial Kitchen Car + 1 Extra Hour = $1,350 (3.5 total hours)
  • Guest List of 100 or less (4 suggestions):
    1. Rent 2 Dining Cars = $700
    2. or Rent 2 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car = $1,050
    3. or Rent 2 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car + Commercial Kitchen Car = $1,400
    4. Suggested Wedding Reception Option for 100 guests:
      1. Rent 2 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car + Lounge Car + Commercial Kitchen Car + 1 Extra Hour = $2,250 (3.5 total hours)
  • Guest List of 150 or less (4 suggestions):
    1. Rent 3 Dining Cars = $1,050
    2. or Rent 3 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car = $1,400
    3. or Rent 3 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car + Commercial Kitchen Car = $1,750
    4. Suggested Wedding Reception Option for 150 guests:
      1. Rent 3 Dining Cars + Dance Floor Car + Lounge Car + Commercial Kitchen Car + 1.5 Extra Hours = $3,000 (4.0 total hours)
SETUP & CLEANUP
  • Decorations to be provided by the host
  • Only tape, string, or wire may be used to attach decorations
    • No staples, nails, or other means that might cause damage
  • Complimentary cleaning supplies are provided (paper towels, cleaning spray, broom, dustpan, trash bags, trash cans)
  • Waste can be thrown into dumpsters on-site
OTHER DETAILS
  • Hosts can choose whether to bring own food or hire a caterer
    • The railroad is not able to provide food service
  • Train cars are equipped with air conditioning and heating
  • All cars remail stationary for the duration of the event — parked on the railroad track next to the train station in downtown Hood River
  • Limited handicap access: please speak with a ticket agent for details
CANCELLATION & CHANGES POLICY
  • Depending on availability, event date can be changed once without charge
    • Additional changes of dates cost $30
  • Cancellation fee is dependent on the time of cancellation
    • 100% of the rate is returned to host if cancelled with at least 90 days advanced notice of reserved date
    •   50% of the rate is returned to host if cancelled with at least 45 days advanced notice of reserved date
    •    10% refund within 30 days