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!

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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.

Lodging for BotW

Coming in from out of town? The Holiday Inn Express in Atascadero is offering a special rate for Best of the West participants. The hotel offers hot breakfast, complimentary truck/trailer parking, and is an easy 10-minute drive from the Ranch. For more information, check out the “Local Lodging” page on the website.

Of course, there is plenty of room for RV or trailer camping, if you’d prefer to stay where the action is! (“Dry” camping only and campfires are prohibited.) To stay on the Ranch, please submit a registration form, found here.

(There are many other local accommodations within 10 or 15 minutes from the venue.)