This will be the 23rd Annual Holiday Lights Train put on by Waterman & Western Railroad aka Pete’s Train. These free train rides in Waterman, Illinois make for some great holiday family fun! See over 300,000 holiday lights and 400 displays. The Holiday lights train will open this Saturday, November 26th, 2016, and will run every weekend in December at Waterman Lions Community Park. There will be hot chocolate and popcorn in the shelter house while you warm at the fire. Souvenirs and Grandpa Coles Fudge are also available.
The train ride will take you past Santa and his reindeer, giant toy soldiers, giant candy canes, streetlights, a snowfall, jumping reindeer angels and much more.
The Holiday Lights Train will run continuously all evening as long as there are people on the train. Santa will arrive on Friday, December 2nd. Kids meet Santa every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December after the 2nd. There is professional photography available or bring your camera so you don’t miss this great photo opportunity.
The Holiday Lights Train will be open Fridays in December, 5pm – 9pm, Saturdays 4:30-9pm and Sundays 4:30-8pm. Pete’s Train is located at 435 S. Birch St. in Waterman.