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Rail & Trail Festival

This fabulous Rail & Trail Fundraiser Festival features a round trip train ride through the redwoods to a party at Roaring Camp. The afternoon party features live string band music, raffle prizes, games, and a delicious picnic lunch. Lunch includes a craft beverage from a local sponsoring brewery or winery and unlimited soft drinks.

3rd Annual Brewgrass Festival

Roaring Camp and Legend Theatrical presents the 3rd Annual Brewgrass Festival featuring music from bluegrass artists, Yonder Mountain String Band, Hot Buttered Rum, Wolf Jett, Water Tower, The Goat Hill Girls, The False Bottom Band, Rattle Can, and more! Enjoy brews from local breweries and food from popular local food trucks.⁠

Back this year- VIP Brewgrass Tasting Train roundtrip from Santa Cruz to Roaring Camp.

Mother’s Day Brunch

Treat Mom to something memorable on her special day with a beautiful Mother’s Day train ride through the towering redwoods. Hallcrest Vineyards will be pouring their local wines for purchase.

Roaring Camp BBQ Cook-Off


Nationally recognized Pit-Masters and local Grill Gurus alike battle it out for cash prizes, trophies and the honor of having their secret recipes voted Best BBQ at the first Roaring Camp Cook-Off. Come hungry and vote for your favorite to win the People’s Choice award. Want more than a taste? BBQ vendors will be ready to serve full plates of a variety of BBQ favorites and sides.

Redwood Mountain Faire

The annual Redwood Mountain Faire brings together a wide range of music styles on two stages. The Faire benefits a wide range of nonprofit and service organizations and is organized by the Valley Women’s Club of the San Lorenzo Valley.

Father’s Day Brew Train

Father’s Day Brew Train

Take a trip from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to Roaring Camp Railroads on the Father’s Day Brew Train! Local brewers from Humble Sea will be pouring tastes of some of their favorite beers as you ride the rails from the seas to the trees. Listen to live music on board as we make our way to Roaring Camp. Once you arrive at Roaring Camp join in on the festivities with more live music, gold panning, great bbq lunch and beer available for purchase.

Father’s Day BBQ

Salute Dad on Father’s Day by treating him to a ride on the Redwood Forest Steam Train or the Santa Cruz Beach Train and lunch. In addition, enjoy live music from Eric Morrison and the Mysteries at the BBQ where Humble Sea will be pouring the best local brew for sale.

4th of July

This 4th of July, take either the Redwood Forest Steam Train or the Santa Cruz Beach Train. Join us in the Town of Roaring Camp for family-friendly activities and live music.

Santa Cruz Starlight Evening Dinner Party

Evening train and dinner excursion from the beach to the redwoods. Upon arrival, a delicious barbecue dinner and live music awaits you.

Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival

Join us for the 7th annual Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival. The weekend welcomes a variety of artists, multiple stages, camping, train rides including the ‘Sol Train’ shuttle from the Boardwalk and back again in the evening, craft beer, wine, vendors and gourmet food.