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Reasons to Ride

All events
2/26/2018 - 3/12/2018

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.

Saving the White House: Truman's Extreme Makeover

Independence, MO
thru Mar 24
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 W Independence Ave
3,000-square-foot exhibit that tells the story of the White House's 1,222-day, $5.7 million renovation

Thoroughbred season

Hot Springs, AR
thru Apr 14
Oaklawn Jockey Club
57 racing dates total. Final week is Racing Festival of the South.

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Phoenix--Metro Center, AZ
thru Apr 1
12601 E Hwy 60, Apache Junction
Sat-Sun, plus President's Day

Beloit International Film Festival

South Beloit, IL
thru Mar 4
Multiple locations
Scores of screenings, plus Beloit Midwest Film Competition

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston, TX
Feb 27 - Mar 18
NRG Park

New Iberia Azalea Tour

New Iberia, LA
Mar 1 - Apr 30
Various locations
Self-drive tour. Pick up road map at visitors bureau.

Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Alpine, TX
Mar 2-3
Sul Ross State University
Donations welcome.

Illinois Horse Fair

Springfield, IL
Mar 2-4
Illinois State Fairgrounds
Largest non-racing horse event in Illinois.

North Texas Irish Festival

Dallas, TX
Mar 2-4
Fair Park
Largest Celtic festival in the Southwest; 40 bands on 7 stages, cultural exhibits, traditional Irish food.

First Friday

Temple, TX
Mar 2
Downtown Temple
On the First Friday of every month, Historic Downtown Temple will be transformed into a giant party! Join us monthly for street music and performances, great drinks, amazing food and after-hours shopping. First Friday offers something special for everyone and is a wonderful time to explore Downtown Temple!

Family Days

Temple, TX
Mar 3
RRHM at 315 W. Ave B
Take a step back in time and learn about traditional crafts! Watch the experts and try your hand at skills like weaving, spinning wool, pottery, leather-working, or basket-making. Get hands on with the past and try a new craft

Little Rock Marathon

Little Rock, AR
Mar 3-4
Across the river, through historic neighborhoods, ending at the capitol
Includes half marathon, relay marathon, 5K, kids marathon

Lantern Festival

Los Angeles, CA
Mar 4
Chinese American Museum, at Olvera Street

Zilker Park ABC Kite Festival

Austin, TX
Mar 4
Zilker Park
One of the nation's oldest kite-flying events.

Rockhound Roundup

Deming, NM
Mar 8-11
Southwestern New Mexico State Fairgrounds
Featuring finished and uncut gems, minerals and rocks.

South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals

Austin, TX
Mar 9-18
various areas, downtown Austin

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

Austin, TX
Mar 10-24
Travis County Expo Center (Decker Lane)
Rodeo, carnival, livestock show & festival.

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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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