2017 Polar Express

The Polar Express in Kingston, NY

The Polar Express returns to Kingston!

Santa_Silver_BellsHudson Valley children and their families will discover the magic of Christmas aboard The Polar Express™ when it arrives in Kingston, New York, later this year! The officially licensed train rides inspired by the hit Warner Bros. film The Polar Express and book by Chris Van Allsburg, will be run by the Catskill Mountain Railroad from November 17 through December 28, 2017.

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Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, pajama-clad passengers will relive the magic of the story and see their favorite characters come to life as they are whisked away aboard The Polar Express on a magical round trip to the North Pole.

20141220-PolarExpress-118During the journey, the conductor will punch tickets and chefs will serve hot chocolate, just like in the film. Passengers will also enjoy a sing along and a special reading of the Van Allsburg classic. At the North Pole, Santa will board the train to greet the children and will give a special sleigh bell to all those who believe. Create great family memories aboard The Polar Express! The round trip to the North Pole takes about an hour and a half, so plan accordingly.

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The Polar ExpressBased on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters TM & © 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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