Carriage Rides at the Mission Inn in Riverside

We are now booking private carriage rides for the Mission Inn Festival of Lights Riverside, CA

Contact us at or text 951.809.7669.

Join us for an evening of Holiday splendor.  You will want to make it a tradition to share with your family and loved ones each year.

Tours of the Holiday lights and decorations will be from 5:00PM – 9:00PM.  Walk up and jump in our line or book a PRIVATE TOUR.

We are now booking holiday rides for the 2013 Festival of Lights celebration around the Mission Inn in Downtown Riverside, CA.  Don’t miss us this year.  You can reserve our whole carriage for a private ride for you and your family on weeknights.  On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, just walk right up and join our line.  There are no bars or lights over your head on our carriage to obstruct your view of the beautiful historic downtown buildings and famous light displays.

Where? We will pick up passengers on the corner of 6th St. and Orange St., right across from the Mission Inn and the Riverside Library.  Make sure you find Martini Ranch Carriages.  We have over 25 years of experience and a PERFECT safety record!

What times? We operate from 5PM to 9PM.  The Festival of Lights powers on at 5PM nightly.

How to reserve our carriage: Email or text 951.809.7669.  Due to the high volume of calls and the late hours we could return your calls, email is the best way to contact us.

How many people can fit in our carriage? 4-6 adults with children on laps… we have two 43″ seats for passengers.

How long are the rides? We have a 10-15 minute ride around the Mission Inn and a 30 minute ride.  The half hour tour takes you through the well lit Historic District homes and back by the Mission Inn.

Prices? Contact or text 951.809.7669.

We have blankets! It gets cold downtown.  You will ride in comfort under our warm blankets while you sing Christmas carols and take in the scenery.

Parking is available on most streets.  It’s FREE after 5PM.  Arrive EARLY as it can be difficult to find a spot, especially on weekdays.

What else is there to do downtown? Walk around the Downtown Mall on Main St. towards 10th st.  You will find vendors offering ice skating, cinnamon bread, roasted nuts, light up toys, live reindeer, Santa Claus and much more.  Your family can walk right inside the Historic Mission Inn to see their holiday displays.

Restaurants? For fine dining, try Duane’s, Mario’s Place, Saffron’s at the Riverside Art Museum, La Bella Trattoria, Mission Inn Restuarant, Las Campanas, Cafe Sevilla’s.  Other restaurants include: The Spaghetti Factory, Gram’s BBQ, The Upper Crust and many more.

What if it is raining? We will drive in the rain if you have booked a reservation.  We have a roof that can be put up on our carriage and our passengers will stay dry.


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