SD&A Centennial Celebration Day

The San Diego & Arizona Railway’s CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION DAY will be hosted on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Campo Railroad Park and Museum.

Tickets on sale now!


Come join us on Saturday, November 16th as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the San Diego and Arizona Railway!  Experience the 100th anniversary celebration ceremony complete with a reenactment of the driving of the Golden Spike, some words from John Spreckels, and commentary from some more contemporary railroad executives.  Throughout the day, we offer train rides, hay rides, food and soft drinks, shows, and other activities.  A full itinerary of the day’s events can be found here on the Centennial Day Schedule page.

Ticket Information

Whether you would like to join us for all our celebration has to offer or just drop by for the celebration ceremony, we have several ticket options to choose from.  Please click here to reserve your tickets today.

Event Admission Only

Those wishing not to ride the train may purchase event admission tickets.

Toddler (under age 3) – Free

Child (3-12) – $5

Senior (65+) – $8

Adult – $10

Lunch Tickets

Lunch tickets may be purchased in advance.  Catering provided by Descanso Junction Cafe.  Tickets for all persons are $16.50.

Train Rides

We’re pulling out all of the stops to provide all of our first-class accommodations on our Centennial Day Trains.  Purchase of train ticket also includes entrance into the event.  Trains depart at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Coach Class

Toddler (under age 3 riding in a lap) – $10

Child (3-12) – $19

Senior (65+) – $25

Adult – $28

First Class UP 576

Toddler – $15

Child – $24

Senior – $30

Adult – $33

First Class ATSF 1509 – SOLD OUT

Toddler – $15

Child – $26

Senior – $32

Adult – $35

First Class Robert Peary – SOLD OUT

Car Charter for up to 20 guests – $600.  Please email for more details.



Thank you to our sponsor

     Cool-Roof Systems

Sponsorships at many levels are available for the SD&A Centennial.  To be a sponsor, please call (619) 606-6231 or email

SD&A Centennial home page

SD&A Groundbreaking Festival    (September 7, 2019)

Centennial Gala Dinner (November 1, 2019) ⇐soon!

SD&A Centennial Calendar of Events