Train offering coach seats and private rooms, with direct service in 43 cities between Chicago and Los Angeles

Reasons to Ride

All events
3/18/2018 - 4/1/2018

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

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston, TX
thru Mar 18
NRG Park

New Iberia Azalea Tour

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

South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals

Austin, TX
thru Mar 18
various areas, downtown Austin

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

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

Chicagoland Flower and Garden Show

Chicago, IL
thru Mar 18
Navy Pier Festival Halls A-B
10am-8pm Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm Sun. Admission: Adult $14, child $6.

Children's Literature Festival

Warrensburg, MO
thru Mar 20
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, UCM campus
For children in grades 4-8. Readings, workshops for adults, autograph signings.

The American Passion Play

Bloomington [Normal], IL
thru Apr 7
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.

Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Los Angeles, CA
Mar 18
Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica Pier
Route passes through Leimert Park--the historic heart of the African-American community, as well as Little Ethiopia, Koreatown, Hancock Park and downtown.

YMBL South Texas State Fair

Beaumont, TX
Mar 22 - Apr 1
Ford Park, 5115 IH 10 S


Hermann, MO
Mar 24-25
Stone Hill Pavilion and Hermannhof Festhalle
Music, craft demonstrations, contests, Wiener Dog Derby - celebrating Hermann's 160 years of sausage making

Main Street Market

Temple, TX
Mar 24
2 N. Main St.
Main Street Market this month is on the Downtown Temple Parking Plaza behind City Hall from 11am until 3pm. This event is being sponsored by Discover Downtown and there is no charge to attend . It is open to the public!

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

New Orleans, LA
Mar 25-28
HQ: Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 Saint Peter St
Master classes, symposia, Cooks & Books festival

PGA Houston Open

Houston, TX
Mar 29 - Apr 1
Golf Course of Houston, in Humble

Texarkana Coin Show

Texarkana, AR
Mar 30-31
Texarkana Convention Center
40 tables

Taste of Ardmore

Ardmore, OK
Mar 30
Downtown Ardmore, between C and Washington Sts.
Food and entertainment from area restaurants.

Urban Music Festival

Austin, TX
Mar 30-31
Auditorium Shores

Schlitterbahn Summer Season

San Marcos, TX
Mar 30 - Sep 16
305 W Austin St, New Braunfels TX
Open weekends Mar 30 -Sep 16, daily May 11-Aug 26.

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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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