MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN

Duration of Trip

2.5 hours 

Price Information

$144 per person / minimum age 8

2019 Dates of Service

March

Saturday, March 16 at 5:00 PM: Murder Is Blarney

Saturday, March 23 at 5:00 PM: Murder Hits the Slopes

Saturday, March 30 at 5:00 PM: Murder Hits the Slopes

May 

Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 PM: Death at the Derby

Saturday, May 11 at 6:30 PM: Murder for Mother

Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 PM: No Murder Mystery

Saturday, May 25 at 6:30 PM: Murder In Buffalo Chip

June

Saturday, June 1 at 6:30 PM: Murder Speaks Easy

Saturday, June 8 at 6:30 PM: Murder on the Red Carpet

Saturday, June 15 at 6:30 PM: Train Wars

Saturday, June 22 at 6:30 PM: Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

Friday, June 28 at 6:30 PM: Murder Speaks Easy

Saturday, June 29 at 6:30 PM: Matchmaking is Murder

July

Friday, July 5 at 6:30 PM: Star-Spangled Murder

Saturday, July 6 at 6:30 PM: The Saint Valentine’s Massacre

Friday, July 12 at 6:30 PM: Murder in Buffalo Chip

Saturday, July 13 at 6:30 PM: Murder Says “I Do”

Friday, July 19 at 6:30 PM: Train Wars

Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 PM: Shake, Rattle, & Murder

Friday, July 26 at 6:30 PM: Murder on the Red Carpet

Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 PM: Murder at the Disco

August 

Friday, August 2 at 6:30 PM: Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

Saturday, August 3 at 6:30 PM: Murder at Trail’s End

Friday, August 9 at 6:30 PM: The Saint Valentine’s Massacre

Saturday, August 10 at 6:30 PM: Murder In Buffalo Chip

Friday, August 16 at 6:30 PM: Matchmaking Is Murder

Saturday, August 17 at 6:30 PM: Murder Speaks Easy

Friday, August 23 at 6:30 PM: Murder Says “I Do”

Saturday, August 24 at 6:30 PM: Murder at Trail’s End

Friday, August 30 at 6:30 PM: Murder at the Disco

Saturday, August 30 at 6:30 PM: Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

September 

Saturday, September 7 at 6:30 PM: No Murder Mystery (Ride the Wine Dinner Train!)

Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 PM: Murder at Trail’s End

Saturday, September 21 at 6:30 PM: Shake, Rattle, & Murder

Saturday, September 28 at 6:30 PM: Murder Hunts a Ghost

October

Saturday, October 5 at 5:00 PM: Murder at Macabre Manor

Saturday, October 12 at 5:00 PM: No Murder Mystery (Ride the Wine Dinner Train!)

Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 PM: Murder at Bottomsrood Manor

Friday, October 25 at 5:00 PM: Murder in a Ghost Town

Saturday, October 26 at 5:00 PM: Murder at the Masquerade

*For same day booking please call the reservations department at 888.724.5748*

Please note that our tables seat parties of 4. In the tradition of railroad fine dining, parties of 2 will most likely be seated across the table from another couple. Most of our guests enjoy meeting fellow rail fans. When seated with another couple, you and your guest will be seated on the same side of the table. Larger groups will be seated at adjacent tables.

Seating is limited and Murder Mystery trains sell out quickly, so make your reservations early online or by calling us at: 888.724.5748.

Every effort will be made to accommodate any special dietary or physical needs. For questions about accessibility of the train, its different classes, or if you would like to be seated with another party, please call the reservations department at 888.724.5748 prior to booking a reservation on our web site.

Call our Group Sales Line at 719.276.4006 to book the entire car for your special group.

MURDER MYSTERY

Enjoy an evening of delicious food, breathtaking scenery, outstanding service and a classic “who-dunnit” murder mystery produced and performed by the talented and award-winning Red Herring Productions.

While they do the entertaining, our professional servers will be busy wining and dining you. You’ll have a full bar at your fingertips and a menu with a variety of fantastic prix fixe, three-course dinners to chose from – all featuring Colorado-grown and raised ingredients.

In between courses, or anytime you’d like, you can step outside with your drink in hand to our Open Air car and steal a kiss as the sun goes down.

2019 Murder Mystery Performances

3/16/2019         Saturday             Murder Is Blarney

Come to the saloon to join a railroad crew on St. Patrick’s Day! A ruthless foreman has revived vendettas from the Old Country. Will he have the Luck of the Irish, or has his luck run out?

3/23/2019         Saturday             Murder Hits the Slopes

In “Murder Hits the Slopes,” you will join a train headed to a struggling ski resort in the 1970s. Glenda Glade is organizing a women’s ski conference, but when she sees who shows up she’ll get a lot more than she bargained for!

3/30/2019         Saturday             Murder Hits the Slopes

In “Murder Hits the Slopes,” you will join a train headed to a struggling ski resort in the 1970s. Glenda Glade is organizing a women’s ski conference, but when she sees who shows up she’ll get a lot more than she bargained for!

5/4/2019           Saturday             Death at the Derby

Wear your favorite hat at “Death at the Derby,” in which an unscrupulous racetrack owner in the 1930s takes whatever she wants–at all costs! Will she get away with it, or will she gamble her life away?

5/11/2019         Saturday             Murder for Mother

Nobody messes with Mom!!! A charlatan has set his sights on Mother and her money–who in the family is going to save her?

5/25/2019         Saturday             Murder In Buffalo Chip

It’s fun in the Old West in “Murder in Buffalo Chip,” featuring a lawmen, gunslingers, holy rollers, and a house of ill-repute. Who will meet their demise in the town of Buffalo Chip?

6/1/2019           Saturday             Murder Speaks Easy

It’s 1926 at the grand opening of the Black Orchid speakeasy, soon to be the finest joint in all of Chicago! Southside kingpin Quentin Sinclair spared no expense after the old joint boined down under mysterious circumstances, and he’s inviting business rivals, corrupt politicians, dancers, and more to help him celebrate! Will everything go as planned, or will someone end up swimming with the fishes?

6/8/2019           Saturday             Murder on the Red Carpet

1950s celebrities are coming to the party to find out what Clark Grable’s new tell-all book is going to reveal about them! How scandalous are the stories? Will somebody need to put a stop to it?

6/15/2019         Saturday             Train Wars

There was a battle for the Royal Gorge, and you can imagine what transpired as you ride through the gorge with this historical murder mystery placed in the backdrop of the real-life train wars!

6/22/2019         Saturday             Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

There’s murder afoot on the Royal Gorge Express! But what happens when the assassin becomes the assassinated? Was it the intended victim of the plot, or was it betrayal?

6/28/2019         Friday   Murder Speaks Easy

It’s 1926 at the grand opening of the Black Orchid speakeasy, soon to be the finest joint in all of Chicago! Southside kingpin Quentin Sinclair spared no expense after the old joint boined down under mysterious circumstances, and he’s inviting business rivals, corrupt politicians, dancers, and more to help him celebrate! Will everything go as planned, or will someone end up swimming with the fishes?

6/29/2019         Saturday             Matchmaking Is Murder

The Western town of Lonesome Bend is anxious because professional matchmaker Cassie Nova has been demonstrating suspicious motives in arranging some very surprising matches. Who will be introduced at tonight’s party? Preacher and soiled dove? Eastern dandy and lady buffalo hunter? Will it truly be happily-ever-after, or will Cassie’s matches get her burned?

7/5/2019           Friday   Star-Spangled Murder

On July 4, Johnny, a World War II hero, has returned to his hometown, only to find trouble on the homefront.

7/6/2019           Saturday             The Saint Valentine’s Massacre

It’s 1928 at the first annual North American Sons of Italy Conference! The territorial kingpins are attempting a new way to avoid the bloodshed that has become so common in the profession–through fun and tea+E39mbuilding! Join the fun at the opening night gala, no weapons allowed. But just because there won’t be any bloodshed doesn’t mean someone can’t get whacked…

7/12/2019         Friday   Murder in Buffalo Chip

It’s fun in the Old West in “Murder in Buffalo Chip,” featuring a lawmen, gunslingers, holy rollers, and a house of ill-repute. Who will meet their demise in the town of Buffalo Chip?

7/13/2019         Saturday             Murder Says “I Do”

Roll up yours sleeves and pants for a 1980s-style wedding! A money-grabbing groom will try his best to tie the knot with a spinster, but there are just so many objections! Will he make it to the end of the ceremony?

7/19/2019         Friday   Train Wars

There was a battle for the Royal Gorge, and you can imagine what transpired as you ride through the gorge with this historical murder mystery placed in the backdrop of the real-life train wars!

7/20/2019         Saturday             Shake, Rattle, & Murder

Head backstage at “Shake, Rattle, and Murder,” in which a hip television host is welcoming all your favorite rock-and-rollers! Will he end the evening bopping, or getting bopped?

7/26/2019         Friday   Murder on the Red Carpet

1950s celebrities are coming to the party to find out what Clark Grable’s new tell-all book is going to reveal about them! How scandalous are the stories? Will somebody need to put a stop to it?

7/27/2019         Saturday             Murder at the Disco

Get down on the Party Train to Studio 64 in “Murder at the Disco,” where the owner of the hottest disco in town has risen to success by stepping on everyone else’s hustling toes. Will Polly Esther dance the night away, or will she have trouble staying alive?

8/2/2019           Friday   Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

There’s murder afoot on the Royal Gorge Express! But what happens when the assassin becomes the assassinated? Was it the intended victim of the plot, or was it betrayal?

8/3/2019           Saturday             Murder at Trail’s End

Watch out for gunshots when the long-lost sister of the landowning Naked clan is returning home! Will it be a happy occasion, or will the family find out what she has been up to all these years? And who will get their hands on the ranch?

8/9/2019           Friday                The Saint Valentine’s Massacre

It’s 1928 at the first annual North American Sons of Italy Conference! The territorial kingpins are attempting a new way to avoid the bloodshed that has become so common in the profession–through fun and tea+E39mbuilding! Join the fun at the opening night gala, no weapons allowed. But just because there won’t be any bloodshed doesn’t mean someone can’t get whacked…

8/10/2019         Saturday             Murder In Buffalo Chip

It’s fun in the Old West in “Murder in Buffalo Chip,” featuring a lawmen, gunslingers, holy rollers, and a house of ill-repute. Who will meet their demise in the town of Buffalo Chip?

8/16/2019         Friday   Matchmaking Is Murder Western

The Western town of Lonesome Bend is anxious because professional matchmaker Cassie Nova has been demonstrating suspicious motives in arranging some very surprising matches. Who will be introduced at tonight’s party? Preacher and soiled dove? Eastern dandy and lady buffalo hunter? Will it truly be happily-ever-after, or will Cassie’s matches get her burned?

8/17/2019         Saturday             Murder Speaks Easy

It’s 1926 at the grand opening of the Black Orchid speakeasy, soon to be the finest joint in all of Chicago! South-side kingpin Quentin Sinclair spared no expense after the old joint boined down under mysterious circumstances, and he’s inviting business rivals, corrupt politicians, dancers, and more to help him celebrate! Will everything go as planned, or will someone end up swimming with the fishes?

8/23/2019         Friday             Murder Says “I Do”

Roll up yours sleeves and pants for a 1980’s-style wedding! A money-grabbing groom will try his best to tie the knot with a spinster, but there are just so many objections! Will he make it to the end of the ceremony?

8/24/2019         Saturday             Murder at Trail’s End

Watch out for gunshots when the long-lost sister of the landowning Naked clan is returning home! Will it be a happy occasion, or will the family find out what she has been up to all these years? And who will get their hands on the ranch?

8/30/2019         Friday            Murder at the Disco

Get down on the Party Train to Studio 64 in “Murder at the Disco,” where the owner of the hottest disco in town has risen to success by stepping on everyone else’s hustling toes. Will Polly Esther dance the night away, or will she have trouble staying alive?

8/31/2019         Saturday             Murder on the Royal Gorge Express

There’s murder afoot on the Royal Gorge Express! But what happens when the assassin becomes the assassinated? Was it the intended victim of the plot, or was it betrayal?

9/14/2019         Saturday             Murder at Trail’s End

Watch out for gunshots when the long-lost sister of the landowning Naked clan is returning home! Will it be a happy occasion, or will the family find out what she has been up to all these years? And who will get their hands on the ranch?

9/21/2019         Saturday             Shake, Rattle, & Murder

Head backstage at “Shake, Rattle, and Murder,” in which a hip television host is welcoming all your favorite rock-and-rollers! Will he end the evening bopping, or getting bopped?

9/28/2019         Saturday             Murder Hunts a Ghost

“Murder Hunts a Ghost,” join the train transporting characters from a cable reality TV show, “Ghost Grabbers.” Will the underhanded show host find ghosts, or will he join them before the night is over?

10/5/2019         Saturday             Murder at Macabre Manor

In “Murder at Macabre Manor,” a 1930s Hollywood film director is moving the last bricks of his British manor, and with it a secretary who sees ghosts, a butler who is becoming a werewolf, and who knows what the director is becoming? Does someone need to put down the monster who is raiding the nearby village?

10/19/2019       Saturday             Murder at Bottomsrood Manor

Join Victoria Bottom as she holds her annual séance to contact her long-lost husband, where her already-dysfunctional family will learn far more about their history than they ever wanted to know. Will Victoria succeed in connecting with her late husband, or will she wind up joining him?

10/25/2019        Friday            Murder in a Ghost Town

The few remaining residents of a rapidly declining boomtown are very upset when a notorious brothel owner decides to purchase and exploit the haunted “Murder Mansion,” where a young lady killed her family years ago. Who will stop her, the townspeople or the ghosts?

10/26/2019       Saturday            Murder at the Masquerade

Dress up for the Masquerade of the Society of Spiritualist Research, filled with famous authors, psychics, and perhaps a special appearance by a ghost!