December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Railyard Plaza
1607 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501

On Saturday, December 14, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District is hosting the 7th Annual Santa’s Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of course, pictures with Santa! There will be extra north and southbound New Mexico Rail Runner Express trains to accommodate our guests.

Event Details

Take the train north or meet us at the Santa Fe Railyard.
View the Santa’s Village Train Schedule (PDF)

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Fe Railyard (Map)


Activities take place outside at the Santa Fe Railyard and inside at the Violet Crown Cinema.

  • Pictures with Santa – Bring your cameras to take pictures with Santa
  • Mini Train Rides – Hop aboard the Moose Caboose and enjoy the ride
  • Interactive Miniature Trains – Become an engineer behind the switch of the Santa Fe Children’s Museum’s interactive train set
  • Santa’s Workshop – Create your own holiday craft
  • Face Painting – Wear your holiday art home
  • Book Walk  Play to win FREE books from Read to Me Albuquerque
  • Caricature Artist  Remember the day with a custom drawing
  • Photo Booth – Take a silly photo with your family and friends
  • Meet Trax – Meet and take a selfie with the Rail Runner mascot

Exhibits and Vendor Booths

  • Toyota of Santa Fe – See a display vehicle and pick up some goodies
  • Sensory Inclusive Tent – Enjoy comfortable seating, sensory-friendly activities, and more
  • Local Vendors / Food Trucks – Hot food and beverages available for purchase


  • FanFare Victorian Carolers – Holiday Music
  • Partizani Brass Band & Stiltzwalkers – Stilt-walkers in beautifully crafted costumes
  • Duke City Sound – Barbershop Chorus
  • Oscar Butler – Smooth vocals and acoustic guitar