Wizard Train - Friends of the Library Fundraiser

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Wizard Train - Friends of the Library Fundraiser
August 11, 2023

Important Times:
Historic Cotton Belt Depot opens at 10:30 a.m.
Boarding Begins: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Final Boarding Call/Train Doors Close: 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Train Departure: 11:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m.
Approximate Return: 12:50 p.m. and 2:50 p.m.

$25 per person | Ages 13 months and up

Grapevine Vintage Railroad (GVRR)
Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District
705 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX  76051

Put on your robes, grab your wands, and buy your tickets for a magical, one-hour train excursion on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad!

Enjoy a festively decorated train car, be amazed by magic tricks, talk with puppet pets, and see a real toad during the ride. The British Emporium will be selling wizard sweets and treats from an on board trolley as well. Costumes are highly encoraged!

Your reserved ticket time is the train departure time. Please check-in at least 30 minutes prior to reserved ticket time.

The Wizard Train will operate rain or shine. Boarding for the Wizard Train begins at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and the train departs at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. returning approximately two hours later. Seats will be assigned upon check-in. All groups must check in at the same time to ensure they are seated together in the same coach.


  • 705 S. Main St. – Historic Cotton Belt Depot – FREE (ADA Accessible);

  • 636 S. Main St. – Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau parking lot– FREE (ADA Accessible);

  • 255 E. Dallas Rd. – Grapevine Main Parking Garage – Free for first 90 minutes; $1 per every additional hour (ADA Accessible);

  • Additional parking available throughout Historic Downtown Grapevine – FREE

Tickets are non-refundable.

The Wizard Train does not travel to the Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth. Passengers will not de-board the train during the excursion.

Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved ticketed time. Your reserved ticketed time is the train departure time. Train doors will be closed 5 minutes prior to departure. Trains are unable to be held and passengers will not be allowed to board after doors are closed. Missed trains will not be refunded.


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Grapevine Vintage Railroad 705 S. Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
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