On September 7, 2016

24nd annual Glory Days festival celebrates Vermont railways

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 10-11—WHITE RIVER JUNCTION—Glory Days Festival celebrates its 24th year as a family oriented, fun-filled, two day festival of the railroading and transportation modes of the past, present and future. The festival is held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.
Festival events include: evening photo shoots, dinner trains, excursion train rides, a Lego train show, a model train show, children’s entertainment, main stage music performances, food, engine displays, and tractors. Most events incur a fee.
Saturday excursions area 45-minute rides departing on the hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Sunday excursions are  hour-and-a-half rides departing at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.Tickets are $15 per person. Excursion tickets are sold at the festival or online at hartfordrec.com.
The children’s stage will feature dazzling performers and the main stage will come alive with musicians from around New England. A Murder Mystery Train excursion will be held on Saturday night.
For details, visit vtglorydaysfestival.com. The festival will be held in downtown historic White River Junction.

 

Photo Courtesy of Hartford Parks & Recreation
Trains are lined up at the station in White River Junction, home of the Glory Days festival celebrating its 24th year in honor of railroading in the past, present and future.

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