Board the Polar Express in East Texas Boarding begins November 19
With Thanksgiving Day fast approaching, one of my favorite holiday movies is “The Polar Express”, and starting Friday, November 19, 2021, the Texas State Railroad in Palestine will be bringing this children’s book to life and classic holiday movie in the East. Texas.
In recent years it has become a very popular attraction, so for you to get a ticket on the “Polar Express” now is the time to make your reservation. Your magical journey aboard the Polar Express to the North Pole begins at the Texas State Railroad Depot.
Cookies and Coconut
Much like the movie, the chefs at Coco will serve each passenger hot chocolate and cookies as you listen to a read of the “The Polar Express” books available for purchase for you to follow along.
Santa on board
Your amazing journey will take you to visit Santa Claus at the North Pole where he will board with his merry elves for a special greeting and a gift for each passenger, a real silver sleigh bell.
But you have to BELIEVE to hear it ring!
Leaving the North Pole
On the way back to the depot, Christmas carols will be sung by the crew and you are also encouraged to sing along.
Choose from several coach classes that offer a different experience with special and fun freebies. The Sky-High Dome, Presidential, Deluxe, First Class, Coach Class (See types). Due to its popularity, an additional dome car has been added!
All cars have large viewing windows to view the North Pole when you arrive.
The Polar Express depot
The Polar Express depot is located at the Texas State Railroad, 789 Park Road 70, Palestine. Each round trip takes approximately 60 minutes and cyclists are encouraged to wear their pajamas or warm clothing.
Book your tickets
The Polar Express Train Ride is presented by the Texas State Railroad. The seats won’t last long so book your reservation now for that fantastic vacation ride aboard the Polar Express. It’s a great way to create unforgettable memories with your family for a lifetime.
Trains depart from Palestine, Texas. at the North Pole from November 19 to December 28, in Palestine, Texas, about 172 miles from Texarkana.