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Reasons to Ride

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4/3/2020 - 4/17/2020

There's always something worth seeing in the cities served by the Texas Eagle, Heartland Flyer, Sunset Limited, Missouri River Runner trains and connecting service. And because the Amtrak station is usually downtown, you'll arrive at the center of everything. Or very close to it.

Dining at The Berghoff

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 10
17 West Adams (5 blk. east of Union Station)
A Chicago tradition. Hours 11am-9pm Mon-Sat.

Dining at Miller's Pub

Chicago, IL
thru Feb 21
134 South Wabash
A Chicago dining tradition since 1935.

Thoroughbred season

Hot Springs, AR
thru May 2
Oaklawn Jockey Club
57 racing dates total. Final week is Racing Festival of the South.

Hill Country Flyer

Austin, TX
thru Apr 30
401 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park
Saturdays only, train trip from Cedar Park to Burnett and return

First Monday Trade Days

Mineola, TX
thru Nov 1
First Monday Park, Kaufman at Capitol, in Canton
Thu-Sun, sunup to sundown. World's largest outdoor market, open ONLY the weekend prior to first Monday of each month, rain or shine.

Dallas Blooms

Dallas, TX
thru Apr 12
Dallas Arboretum
9:00a-5:00p daily. 400,000 blooming bulbs and numerous other flowering plants.

Thoroughbred Racing Season

Oklahoma City, OK
thru May 30
Remington Park
Thursday-Sunday only.

Tour Shakespeare Ghost Town

Lordsburg, NM
thru Nov 15
Shakespeare Ghost Town (3mi SW)
Tour ghost town only on Mar 14-15, Apr 11-12, May 9-10, Jun 13-14, July 11-12, Aug 8-9, Sep 12-13, Oct 10-11, Nov 14-15

The American Passion Play

Bloomington [Normal], IL
thru Apr 4
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 100 E Mulberry St
Dramatization of Jesus' entire three-year ministry. Oldest continually performed passion play in USA. Five weekend performances. All seats $25.

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Little Rock, AR
thru Apr 12
Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St

YMBL South Texas State Fair

Beaumont, TX
thru Apr 5
Ford Park, 5115 IH 10 S


Pontiac, IL
thru Apr 5
Eagle Theater, 319 N Plum
Fri-Sun only.

PGA Valero Texas Open

San Antonio, TX
thru Apr 5
TPC San Antonio
4th oldest golf competition in the USA, 3rd oldest on the PGA Tour.

Yuma County Fair

Yuma, AZ
thru Apr 5
Fairground, 2520 E 32nd St
Children 6 and under free.

French Quarter Festival Presented by Chevron

New Orleans, LA
thru Apr 5
U.S. Mint, Woldenberg Park, Jackson Square
Entertainment by hundreds of Louisiana musicians on 15 stages, plus food booths.

Austin International Poetry Festival

Austin, TX
thru Apr 5
downtown Austin
200 poets from Texas and around world convene to read their poetry.

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
thru Apr 9
Busch Stadium
3 vs BAL, 3 vs LAD

Wisconsin Film Festival

Madison--South, WI
thru Apr 9
9 Madison theaters
Roughly 200 independent American and world cinema (narrative, documentary, animated, experimental, shorts), restorations and revivals, and locally made pictures from Wisconsin filmmakers.

Medieval Fair of Norman

Norman, OK
Apr 3-5
Reaves Park (Jenkins Ave. & Hwy 9)

Arkansas Railroad Museum Annual Show and Sale

Little Rock, AR
Apr 4
Arkansas Railroad Museum (Pine Bluff AR)_
Model railroad and railroadiana show and sale

Scarborough Faire

Dallas, TX
Apr 4 - May 25
Waxahachie (25 mi S)
Events reenacting 16th Century Renaissance days. Sat-Sun and Memorial Day.

Capitol City Classic 10K

Little Rock, AR
Apr 4
Downtown Little Rock

Texas Canyon Trail Run

Benson, AZ
Apr 4
Amerind Foundation, 2100 N Amerind St
Scenic 5K and 10K courses in areas normally closed to the public. Run or walk.

The Great War WW 1 and Midway Village

Rockford, IL
Apr 4-5
Midway Village and Museum Center, 6799 Guilford Rd

Amtrak Wine Train

Mineola, TX
Apr 4
Amtrak station
Weekend train ride to Fort Worth and return

Capitol 10K Run

Austin, TX
Apr 5
Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
Texas' largest race and one of nation's top 10K runs.

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
Apr 7-8
Minute Maid Park
2 vs NYM

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
Apr 9-15
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
3 vs Amarillo, 3 vs Frisco

Round Rock Express homestand

Taylor, TX
Apr 9-13
Dell Diamond
5 vs WCH

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
Apr 9-13
Wolff Stadium
5 vs OKC

Coachella Music and Arts Festival

Palm Springs, CA
Apr 10-19
Empire Polo Club, in Indio (23 mi E)
Two-weekend event, Fri-Sun

Diamondbacks homestand

Phoenix--Metro Center, AZ
Apr 10-19
Chase Field
3 vs COL, 2 vs PIT, 2 vs SD

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
Apr 10-19
Dodger Stadium
3 vs WSH, 3 vs STL, 3 vs PIT

Arkansas Derby

Hot Springs, AR
Apr 11
Oaklawn Jockey Club
$1 million purse, 1 1/8 mi race

Trappings of Texas

Alpine, TX
Apr 13-18
Museum of the Big Bend - Sul Ross University Campus
Cowboy gear and western art

89er Day Festival

Norman, OK
Apr 14-18
Main Street and Andrews Park
Celebration of Great Land Run of 1889, 9am-6pm.

Dodgers homestand

Oklahoma City, OK
Apr 14-20
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
3 vs NAS, 4 vs MEM

Arizona International Film Festival

Tucson, AZ
Apr 15-26
various venues across Tucson
130+ films representing 30+ countries

Old Settler's Music Festival

Austin, TX
Apr 16-19
Tilmon, TX (51 mi southeast of Austin)
A variety of Grammy winning Americana music from renowned performers.

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Fort Worth, TX
Apr 16
Downtown Fort Worth


Galveston, TX
Apr 16-19
Birding festival celebrating spring migration, which involves more than 300 bird species.

Fiesta San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Apr 16-26
River Walk and downtown San Antonio
Carnivals, fireworks, entertainment and spectacular ethnic feasts.

Art Car Weekend

Houston, TX
Apr 16-19
Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, 2402 Munger St
Parade along Allen Parkway on Saturday.

Hot Springs Corvette Weekend

Hot Springs, AR
Apr 16-19
Transportation Plaza (Mopac Depot) and Convention Center

Pima County Fair

Tucson, AZ
Apr 16-26
Pima County Fair Grounds, 1130 S Houghton Rd

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Bring a group and save

Organizing a caravan to a big event? Amtrak offers special group rates and arrangements--all the way up to a private car!

Planning a convention or business meeting? Add Amtrak to your list of "official carriers"! We can arrange special discounted fares for your group, with an exclusive code just like the airlines. What's more, the Amtrak station is often an easy walk or a short cab fare from popular meeting venues. Give your attendees another convenient transportation choice.

For information on group sales, charters and convention/meeting packages, contact the Texas Eagle product line at 1-800-669-8509.

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