Event Details

The Glory Days Festival celebrates its 27th year as a family oriented, fun-filled, festival of the railroading and transportation modes of the past, present & future.  Free Admission. 

Festival includes excursion rides ($), model railroad show, Mini-Steam Engine, Touch-a-Truck, Fall Harvest Craft Fair, Food Vendors, Children’s Games ($), and more. 

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Festival and Excursions

Saturday “day” excursions are a 45-minute ride departing on the hour beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Last excursion leaves at 3:30 p.m.


$5 per child ages 4-11 years of ages

3 years of age and under are free

The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Glory Days Festival invites you to join them on a fun evening train ride along the Connecticut River while enjoying appetizers, dessert, beverages, and a cash bar.  Food by Maple Street Catering LLC.  The two-hour excursion will travel along the majestic Connecticut River with a panoramic view of the White Mountain foothills and a causeway which serves as a wildlife sanctuary.  $30 per person.  To register for the Harvest Train Excursion, head over to https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egirp78v14f940d8&oseq=&c=&ch=

Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Train Excursions Only

Sunday excursions are a 90-minute ride departing at 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Sunday $15/person

3 years of age and under are free

$5 per child ages 4-11 years of age