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April 12 Easter Sunrise Service starting at 5:15 a.m. – CANCELLED
May 1 Summer passes available. Valid May 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020
May 22 Summer hours begin. Please see Hours of Operations
May 25 Memorial Day. First tram car up at 8:00 a.m.

SUNRISE SERVICE AT PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY

Due to our closure, the Easter dining and Sunrise Service have been cancelled.

Celebrate Easter Sunday at 8,516 Feet

One of the most spectacular places to watch the sunrise on Easter is at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Mountain Station, elevation 8,516 feet. On Sunday, April 12, beginning at 5:15 a.m., celebrate Easter Sunrise Service with songs of faith, hope and joy by Abie Perkins and Natasha Carian … along with a special inspirational Easter message by Pastor Robert Sneed.

The first tram car up that morning is 4:45 a.m. Reduced tram fares will be in effect until 7:30 a.m. with round-trip $15.95 for adults and seniors, and $11.95 for children ages 3-10.

Beginning at 6:30 a.m., breakfast will be served in the Forest View Restaurant until 10:00 a.m. Breakfast is $29.95 for adults and seniors, and $17.95 for children ages 3-10, not including Tram fare.

Tickets to the Sunrise Service are now available for advance purchase by visiting the Tramway’s Valley Station or by calling 760-325-1449 during regular business hours. (Note: These purchase options are only available for tickets redeemed 4:45-7:30 a.m. on April 12, 2020.) Tickets may also be purchased Easter morning upon arrival at the Tram’s Valley Station starting at 4:15 a.m.

Normal Tram fares will be in effect after 7:30 a.m. with admission $26.95 for adults, $24.95 seniors 65+ and $16.95 for children ages 3-10.

Easter dinner will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Pines Café, a cafeteria-style restaurant. Cost for the Holiday Ride ‘N’ Dine combination is $36.00 for adults and seniors, and $23.50 for children ages 3-10. Reservations are not taken and tickets go on sale at 8:00 a.m.

The Forest View Restaurant will serve regular lunch and dinner menus during normal operating hours.

SPECIAL TRAM HOURS FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY WEEKEND

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will observe holiday hours during Presidents’ Weekend February 15-17, 2020 with the first Tram car up each day at 8:00 a.m., the last Tram car up at 8:00 p.m. and the last Tram car down at 9:45 p.m. Tram cars depart at least every 30 minutes.

Enjoy a day or evening above the desert floor exploring the 14,000-acre Mt. San Jacinto State Park & Wilderness and be awed by spectacular Coachella Valley vistas from the Mountain Station.

Tram admission is $26.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages 3-10. Special discounts and packages are available after 4:00 p.m. Twilight Tickets are $23.95 for adults and seniors, and $13.95 for children ages 3-10. Ride ‘n’ Dine tickets are $36 for adults and seniors, and $23.50 for children ages 3-10. This combination ticket includes Tram admission and dinner at Pines Café.

 

SPECIAL TRAM HOURS FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will observe holiday hours during the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend January 18-20 with the first tram up each day at 8:00 a.m., the last tram up at 8:00 p.m. and the last tram down at 9:45 p.m. Tram cars depart at least every 30 minutes.

At the Mountain Station, visitors may enjoy viewpoints, dining, a gift shop, a natural history museum, over 50 miles of hiking trails and two documentary-style movies about the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and the Mount San Jacinto State Park.

Tram admission is $26.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages 3-10 years.

Special discounts and packages are available after 4:00 p.m. Twilight Tickets are $23.95 for adults and seniors, and $13.95 for children ages 3-10.

Tickets for February 15 through 17 may be purchased at the Tramway on the day of your visit. We are sorry, but advance purchase is not available for those dates. Thank you.

TRAMWAY’S SNOW GUESSING CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Snow Guessing Contest

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Annual Snow Guessing Contest officially ended on Wednesday, November 20 with one inch of measurable snow at the Tramway’s Mountain Station as of 2:00 p.m.

The first ten contestants who submitted the correct date are:

    1. M. Bratton of Indio
    2. Richard Namey of Desert Hot Springs
    3. Dan Baumann of Morongo Valley
    4. Brenda Siddon of Desert Hot Springs
    5. Dave Butts of Anchorage, AK
    6. Marie Montenegro of Palm Springs
    7. Cindy Hensel of Bermuda Dunes
    8. Carol Morin of Desert Hot Springs
    9. Kimberly Ellis of Palm Desert
    10. Phillip Merriam of Highland

The winners will receive four Tramway admissions plus a Tramway ornament. The contest began October 1 and 955 entries were received.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES CONTINUE AT PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY

Santa Visits, Holiday Hours, Holiday Dining and More!

Santa visits the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway on Saturday, December 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free candy canes and photo opportunities for the kids bring another dose of Yuletide merriment to all who visit the Tramway’s Mountain Station.

Then, on Sunday, December 15 is “Breakfast with Santa”. Starting at 9:00 a.m., join Ol’ St. Nick for crafts, holiday treats and a delicious meal in an alpine setting. Tickets are $40 for adults and seniors, and $26.00 for children (ages 3-10). Tram fare is included. Advanced tickets are required by calling 760-325-1449.

On December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020, Ride ’n’ Dine tickets—which include Tram admission and dinner at Pines Café (a cafeteria-style restaurant)—are available for purchase beginning at 8:00 a.m. (rather than the usual 4:00 p.m.) Dinner service begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. Combination tickets are $36 for adults and seniors, and $23.50 for children (ages 3-10).

Peaks Restaurant serves their regular lunch and dinner menus along with a special prix fixe holiday menu beginning at 11:00 a.m. on December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020. Reservations are recommended and may be made by either calling 760-325-4537 or via Open Table on the Tram’s website (www.pstramway.com/dining).

The Tramway operates a special schedule from December 21, 2019 through January 5, 2020. The first tram up each day is at 8:00 a.m., the last tram up is at 8:00 p.m. and the last tram down is at 9:45 p.m.