All Aboard! Celebrating National Train Day at Billings Depot
National Train Day @ Billings Depot | May 4 @ 11am-5pm
This Saturday, May 4, 2019 Billings Depot is inviting the community to come aboard and celebrate National Train Day from 11am to 5pm! Admission is free to this special event that is fun for the whole family. Over 2,000 people attended in 2018 and this year there are even more fun and activities planned!
“The growth of our community has been shaped by the railroads so this is a perfect way to celebrate and honor our railroad history and our love of the iron horse” says Michelle Williams, Executive Director for the Billings Depot. “This year, we’ll be expanding the event to cover our entire campus and bring even more train fun to Billings.”
Here's what to expect from the Depot's on the rails adventure:
- MORE model trains
- Historical presentations by the Western Heritage Center
- Live graffiti art by Underground Culture Krew
- Face painting
- Kids train races
- 6.5' x 48' Virtual train race
- Science experiments with Wise Wonders Children's Museum
- Miniature train ride around the Depot for kids
- Adult fun from Bar MT
- Tour the Depot's antique caboose
- and much more...