Brew 'n' Choo


Ride a real train on Sat., May 18, during New Hope Valley Railway's (NHVR) second weekend excursion of its 2019 season.

In addition to a train ride, our family-friendly event will have food available for purchase from Mel's Many Minis and adults ages 21+ can enjoy craft beer from Fortnight Brewery. Food and drink are not included in train ticket price.

Free short tours of the North Carolina Railway Museum are planned to begin 45 minutes before each train departure time and the Garden Railroad (G Scale) will also be operating.

All Brew 'n' Choo events are family-friendly fundraisers that benefit projects at the railway. Our May 18 Brew 'n' Choo benefits our Steam Locomotive #110 restoration.

Trains depart at 2, 3, 4 and 5pm. Visit to purchase tickets.

Train excursions typically run about an hour with trains departing from NHVR's rail yard in Bonsal and traveling eight miles round trip. NHVR's rail yard is located 30 minutes from Raleigh off Old U.S. 1 South on the Wake-Chatham county line.