The Polar Express Train Ride is Back! + Ticket #Giveaway

The Polar Express Squamish

The Polar Express Squamish
Ask any child what their favourite holiday movie and story is and chances are a lot of them will tell you “The Polar Express” and it’s easy to see why. Mixing whimsical story with a heartfelt message of love and acceptance it’s a hit with all ages – myself included! As Christmas creeps closer and closer (seriously, it’s close!) we find ourselves curled up often to watch this family favourite.

Don’t miss out on this chance to experience the magic of Christmas aboard The real Polar Express – to only one in Western Canada! Collect your golden ticket at the ticket booth and board the magical train to visit the North Pole on this 40 minute train ride. Make sure to wear your pajamas and curl up with complimentary hot chocolate and a chocolate chip cookie(just like the movie), enjoy Christmas carols, visits from special recognizable characters from the movie and get ready to meet Mr & Mrs Claus at the North Pole.

Once you disembark at the North Pole make sure to head over to decorate a gingerbread cookie, write your letter to Mr. Claus himself, stop by the Elf’s workshop to make yourself a wooden train to take home – you’ll also be able to visit the cab of the Royal Hudson 2860, take a ride on the  mini rail or view and operate a massive model railway display. This event is sure to delight not only those with a love for Christmas, but it’s a win for anyone who loves trains!

The Polar Express

Event Details:

When: November 28 & 29, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2015
Time: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 4:00pm – additional 6:00pm train available on specific dates.
Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park, 39645 Government Road, Squamish BC
Tickets include:

  • PEX 2015 Golden ticket
  • Hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookie
  • Christmas music and carols
  • Access to the North Pole
  • Chat and pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus
  • A mini rail ride, Extra rides by donations
  • Exclusive PEX merchandise
  • 60 minute ride on the Polar Express from our Train Station to the Squamish Terminals (Squamish river meet the Howe Sound) and Back

Coach Class: $27.00 + GST
First Class: $39.00 + GST
Includes assigned seating, facing seats with a table, priority boarding and disembarking The Polar Express and a collectors mug.
Premium Train Ride: $49.00 + GST
Includes access to Saturday at 6:00pm train ride, one year membership to WCRHP, all train in first class and evening lights.
Kids 2 & under FREE sitting on parents laps

Purchase Tickets –

Parking: $5.00 on site

This special event sells out, if you have preferred times or days it is best to book your tickets in advance.

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The WestCoast Railway Heritage Park has generously given us a 4 pack of tickets to giveaway to one lucky fan! Enter below. Details on prizing below widget.

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Prizing details: Open to residents of British Columbia, prize must be collected at will-call. Four (4) tickets to The Polar Express train ride for opening weekend any time except 6:00pm ride, or any weekend ride at 10:00am.

Looking for another chance to win? Head over to Enter Here Canada by November 22nd for another giveaway!

Good Luck, do YOU have your Golden Ticket?

Tara Jensen
Tara is a parenting influencer based on the West Coast. With her full time career in health care, she focuses on green living, healthy family choices and encouraging families to live a fabulously frugal lifestyle. She lives on coffee, cuddles and post-its, generally in that order. When she isn’t working, she can be found outdoors exploring beautiful British Columbia with her family.