Save the Date ~ BOTW 2019!

Planning is officially underway for the 2019 Best of the West Show.

Save the date…. Memorial Day Weekend 2019 at the Historic Santa Margarita Ranch.

May 24-26, 2019

See you there!

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Best of the West Sunday Train Schedule

Hi Again, Friends of Best of the West:

The Steam Engine did such a nice job today covering for our under-the-weather Plymouth, we have decided to stick with the same schedule for Sunday. The Steam Engine is scheduled to run:

10:00 AM
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM* (Old West Experience)
3:00 PM
4:00 PM

The Steam Engine is pulling two of our Disney coaches, so we hope you’ll enjoy the fun!

Best of the West Saturday Train Schedule Update

Hi Friends of Best of the West:

Unfortunately, our Plymouth Engine is feeling under the weather as of today, so we have a NEW and IMPROVED plan for the Steam Engine tomorrow. The Steam Engine is scheduled to run:

10:00 AM
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM

If we can can get the Plymouth feeling better, it will be back in commission Sunday so we can stick with our original schedule, otherwise we’ll keep you updated! The Steam Engine will be pulling two of our Disney coaches, so we hope you’ll enjoy the fun!

Best of the West 2018 Schedule of Events

Here’s an overview of all the fun we’ll be having this weekend:

Friday
8:00 AM Gates Open
9:00 AM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
9:45 AM: Train Rides Begin (Plymouth Only/ Limited Seats Available, additional cost)
10:00 AM: Asistencia (Barn) Tours Begin
10:00 AM: Food & Beer Open
10:30 AM: Tractor Parade (Tractor Area)
12:00 PM: Military Salute (Car & Train Area)
12:30 PM: Military Parade
1:15 PM: Last Call on Train
2:00 PM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
3:00 PM: Plowing Demo (Tractor Area)
4:00 PM: Earth Moving Equipment Parade
5:00 PM: Gates Close

Saturday
8:00 AM Gates Open
9:00 AM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
9:30 AM: Train Rides Begin (Additional Cost)
10:00 AM: Asistencia (Barn) Tours Begin
10:00 AM: Food & Beer Open
10:30 AM: Old West Train Special Feature (Additional Cost)
10:30 AM: Tractor Parade (Tractor Area)
12:00 PM: Military Salute (Car & Train Area)
12:30 PM: Military Parade
2:00 PM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
2:30 PM: Old West Train Special Feature (Additional Cost)
3:00 PM: Plowing Demo (Tractor Area)
4:00 PM: Earth Moving Equipment Parade
4:30 PM: Last Call on Train
5:00 PM: Gates Close

Sunday
8:00 AM Gates Open
9:00 AM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
9:30 AM: Train Rides Begin (Additional Cost)
10:00 AM: Asistencia (Barn) Tours Begin
10:00 AM: Food & Beer Open
10:30 AM: Old West Train Special Feature (Additional Cost)
10:30 AM: Tractor Parade (Tractor Area)
12:00 PM: Military Salute (Car & Train Area)
12:30 PM: Military Parade
2:00 PM: Earth Moving Demo (Tractor Area)
2:30 PM: Old West Train Special Feature (Additional Cost)
3:00 PM: Plowing Demo (Tractor Area)
4:00 PM: Earth Moving Equipment Parade
4:00 PM: Last Call on Train
5:00 PM: Gates Close

* Trains leave every 30 min from 9:30am – 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday; except during the Military Salute; pricing is not included in ticket admission. Friday Train service is limited.

 

The Count Down is ON!

It’s Event Week! Lots of hustle and bustle around the Ranch getting ready for Best of the West 2018. We hope you’ll be joining us for a weekend full of equipment, tributes, food and fun. Tickets are available online or you can purchase them at the gate. See you there!

Golf Cart Rentals

Tired of hoofin’ it all over the Ranch? (It gets old … believe me. I think I walked 12 miles in one day last year!) 777 Motorsports has golf carts to rent! The best part: they deliver them right to the Ranch!

For golf cart rentals, contact 777 Motorsports at (805) 466-7296. Ask for Travis.