12 Days of Giveaways - Holiday Festival of Trains and Tos Tix + Brio Train

Hello, day two  of our 12 days of giveaways! We’re giving away one idea from our 2012 Holiday Guide EVERY DAY for the next twelve business days {because don’t you already have enough things to remember on the weekend?}.

Today’s giveaway is to one of our FAVORITE local holiday events — plus one of our top gift picks for boys {but honestly, girls will love it, too!}: a family four pack of tickets to B & O Railroad Museum’s Holiday Festival of Trains and Toys and a Brio Mighty Red Locomotive.

Holiday Festival of Trains and Toys

GIVEAWAY: Four Tickets to the B&O Railroad Museum’s Holiday Festival of Trains and Toys + a Brio Red Locomotive

Celebrate the holiday season at Baltimore’s largest holiday display of toy and model train layouts. Civil War Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive in the William Mason #25 locomotive to the Roundhouse at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 23. Visits throughout the day with Civil War Santa. Weekend train rides and photo opportunities with Santa through December 23. Weekend train rides and photo opportunities with Frosty the Snowman through December 30. All ages enjoy indoor train carousel rides and crafts at Santa’s North Pole. Children may mail their letters to Santa too. Don’t miss seeing the Honorable William Donald Schaefer’s toy train layout and some of his treasured holiday memorabilia. Plus the new exhibit Home for the Holidays where you learn how the B&O Railroad celebrated the holidays, hear recordings of Christmas carols by the B&O’s Glee Club, learn about the famous employee decorated Holly Tree, and see the historic art and print images of Santa Claus as depicted by the famous illustrator Thomas Nast and B&O staff artists. For a complete schedule of all activities, click here.

And if the tickets weren’t enough, we’re throwing in a little something to help your kiddos remember the trip…


ABOUT OUR SPONSOR: The B & O Railroad Museum

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture, and economy. The Museum is home to the oldest, most important and comprehensive collection of American railroad artifacts in the world including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment. The 40-acre historic site is regarded as the birthplace of American railroading and includes the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse, and first mile of commercial railroad track in America. For further information on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, please call 410-752-2490 or visit www.borail.org.


Super simple! Just fill out this online form to enter.  You have until midnight on December 3rd to enter. We’ll announce our winner on December 4th!

Open to residents of United States and Canada — but truthfully, you should be within driving distance of the B&O Railroad Museum unless you’re planning a trip to Charm City soon. Only one entry per person for the B&O Railroad Holiday Festival of Trains and Toys giveaway. We’ll be giving away another (cool) item tomorrow. To be considered for that giveaway, you must complete the giveaway form associated with it. {In other words, come back tomorrow, see what we’re giving away and enter that giveaway, too!}