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November 9, 2016

Napa Valley Santa Train!

I have yet to experience the Napa Valley Wine Train, but it is on my bucket list....especially with it only being 40 minutes away.  I was just notified that the Napa Valley Wine Train will be treating over 900 underserved children to the Santa Train Experience for this holiday season....how COOL is that!?!  If you're vacationing in the Napa Valley, this might be something you want to look into!



The Napa Valley Wine Train to Treat Over 900 Underserved Children to Santa Train Experience November 19 through December 29


Holiday Train Featuring Santa and Friends Partners with Sleep Train’s Ticket to Dream Foundation and Multiple Bay Area Charities

NAPA, Calif. (November 9, 2016– The Napa Valley Wine Train, an engaging and memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel, is excited to announce a partnership with Sleep Train’s Ticket to Dream Foundation providing the opportunity for foster children from around the area to experience the all new Santa Train free of charge on Saturday, November 19.  Additionally, the community is encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy at any Bay Area Sleep Train location. In turn, everyone who donates a toy at designated store locations, will receive a discount voucher for tickets to ride the all new Santa Train.  On the 19th, The Napa Valley Wine Train is also extending the Santa Train experience complimentary to the children of All Stars Helping Kids, Sonoma Mentor Alliance, Northern Lights School, Ricky Watter Kids, Cope Family Center, Boys & Girls Club of Napa, Aim High, United Playaz and Family Service of Napa Valley.  The festive Santa Train will run twice a day, seven days a week from November 19 to December 29.

“This year’s Santa Train is a whole new experience and we’re thrilled to be partnering with Sleep Train’s Ticket to Dream Foundations as well as the Bay Area’s most deserving children’s charitable organizations,” said Pat Colee, Chairman and Founder of Noble House Hotels & Resorts.  “It makes us very happy to share this magical adventure with kids that might not otherwise have had the opportunity to experience it.”

The Santa Train experience allows guests to embark on an all-new musical and interactive journey to Santa’s Workshop accompanied by some of Santa’s best friends. Magical wristbands will light up the train while guests enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and holiday treats while they await Santa’s arrival. 

The Santa Train will run twice a day, seven days a week from November 19 - December 29 and will be closed on November 24December 24, and December 25.  The first train departs to Santa’s Workshop at 5:00 p.m. and returns to the train station at 7 p.m.  The second ride departs at 8 p.m. and returns to the train station at 10 p.m.


Train fare for the Santa Train starts at $55 per person and guests will have the chance to take a photo with Santa Claus before departing the station.  Free Parking is available in the Napa Valley Wine Train’s parking lot and space is limited.  For reservations, please call (800) 427-4124.  For more information about the Napa Valley Wine Train, please visit www.winetrain.com

About the Napa Valley Wine Train
One of the few active historic passenger railroads in the United States, the Napa Valley Wine Train offers an engaging and memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel, with fine dining service, multi-course meals cooked to order, Napa Valley scenery and ultimate relaxation aboard exquisitely restored antique rail cars.  The Napa Valley Wine Train features vintage Pullman rail cars faithfully restored with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, etched glass partitions and luxurious armchairs that evoke the spirit of luxury rail travel at the beginning of the 20th century.  Conveniently located in downtown Napa and easily accessible, the Napa Valley Wine Train offers a car-free transportation option that bring guests from San Francisco to Napa Valley via the San Francisco Bay Ferry.

About Sleep Train
Sleep Train, an award-winning company, is ranked the #1 bedding specialist in the West. Sleep Train offers customers superior service by professional and knowledgeable sleep consultants and the best selection of famous brands, such as Beautyrest®, Sealy®, Posturepedic®, Tempur-Pedic®, Stearns & Foster®, and Serta iComfort®, as well as premium adjustable beds, futons, and wood and metal accent beds at the guaranteed lowest prices. Sleep Train’s award-winning Foster Kids Program actively contributes to its community through ongoing donation drives that benefit the West Coast’s more than 80,000 foster children. Sleep Train boasts nearly 300 locations in the West. Sleep Train is Your Ticket to a Better Night’s Sleep®. For more information, please visit www.sleeptrain.comor call 1-800-378-BEDS.

About Ticket to Dream Foundation
The Ticket to Dream Foundation is dedicated to providing hope and opportunity to foster children across the nation, so they can just be kids. Ticket to Dream raises funds, spreads awareness, hold in-kind donations drive and find new experiences for foster children to create happy memories. Working with corporate partners and community supporters they believe foster children can have a childhood filled with opportunity. For more information visit www.tickettodream.org.

About Noble House Hotels & Resorts
A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the U.S.  From luxury resorts in Seattle, Wash. to Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating 45 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings.  With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance. 
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