A holiday tradition
in Southeast Baltimore!

Visit Us (in 2022)

The Highlandtown Train Garden is located at 520 S. Conkling Street, in Engine House #41, in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Highlandtown!

The 2022-2023 Highlandtown Train Garden is now over. Thanks to all of our volunteers, our sponsors, and to the personnel at Engine House # 41 for making this year a success. We had 1,774 visitors which included 325 students. The Goetze’s basket was won by Veronica Shuey and the Lego Train Set was won by Tom Epley. See you next year!

Just A Friendly Reminder —— The Highlandtown Train Garden is open today from 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday. January 1, 2023 and tomorrow, Monday, January 2, 2023 from 11 am to 5 pm. Tomorrow is our last day and we will have the raffle drawing at around 4:30 pm.

The Highlandtown Train Garden is open from 11 am to 5 pm on the following days:

Saturday, December 24, Closed Christmas Day, December 25, Monday, December 26 thru Monday, January 2, 2023.

The Highlandtown Train Garden will have its opening day tomorrow, Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 11 am. Join us!

Due to unforeseen circumstances the opening of the Highlandtown Train Garden is postponed from this weekend to next weekend, Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The volunteers are getting ready for the opening of the Highlandtown Train Garden on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 11 am. There will be updated scavenger hunts, new trolley tracks, and more animated signs.

The Highlandtown Train Garden

We are back!  Due to COVID we did not open in 2020 and 2021.

We’re laying the track for Highlandtown Train Garden’s 12th ANNUAL CELEBRATION! Volunteers have been working to gear up for the big celebration. The train garden is located inside Engine House # 41 of the Baltimore City Fire Department located at 520 S. Conkling Street. Our hours are 11 am to 5 pm. The Train Garden is free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible and masks are optional. We will be open on Saturday, November 26 (Opening Day), Sunday, November 27, Saturday December 3, Sunday, December 4, Saturday, December 10, Sunday, December 11, Saturday, December 17 thru Saturday, December 24 (Closed Christmas Day), Monday, December 26 thru Monday, January 2, 2023 (Last Day).

Thank you for your support in 2019 and 2020

Due to COVID, the Highlandtown Train Garden is closed again for the 2021 season. We hope to celebrate with you again in 2022!

The 2022 Summer Highlandtown Train Garden is over. There were 373 visitors despite high heat and humid conditions. Thanks to all who came and hope to see everyone later this year – Covid permitting. And special thanks to all the Highlandtown Train Garden volunteers who made this event a success – Joe Manfre, Carol Hartke, Scott Eggleston, Doug Campbell, Terry Maillar, Mary Covacevich, and Captain Cox and the Firefighers of Engine House # 41.

See below for information about our Summer Highlandtown Train Garden.

Summer Fun at the Highlandtown Train Garden

Sun. July 17 – Sat. July 23

Open daily, 1-7 PM  | FREE

520 S. Conkling St.  |  Engine House #41

The Highlandtown Train Garden is BACK. Join us! Watch the trains, try the scavenger hunt, and think cool thoughts. It is free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible, masks optional, and for more info visit: highlandtowntraingarden.com and follow us on Facebook.

The Highlandtown Train Garden is located in the heart of Highlandtown. During your visit, remember to grab a bite to eat, visit galleries and shops, and check out programming at the Creative Alliance and the Pratt Library. To plan your Creative Summer visit:https://www.ihearthighlandtown.com/2022/06/07/creative-summer-in-highlandtown/

Check out our winners from the 2019 Train Garden Raffle!

Congrats to Mike Ege, winner of the Christmas Express Train!

Congrats to Dottie Bush, winner of the Lego Creator Train Set!

Congrats to Frank Andrysiak, winner of the North Pole Central Train Set!

Congrats to Connor Hartka, winner of the Goetze’s Basket!


For school/group visits of 10 or more, please contact Joe Manfre at joesocst@aol.com.


Street parking is available in the area.

The Highlandtown Train Garden is wheelchair-accessible.