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February


Sweethearts Special

  • 13
  • Saturday
  • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Sweethearts Special

  • 14
  • Sunday


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March


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Opening Day

  • 6
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The weather is warming up, and so are our locomotives --  "All Aboard!" for a new year of trains and fun at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum!

Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends to ride the rails with you on the first trains of the new season!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 13
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 20
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 27
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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April


Easter Fun for 'Some-Bunny' Special

Easter Eggspress

  • 3
  • Saturday

All aboard our historic train for a 75-minute roundtrip ride on the Easter Eggspress! This Easter weekend, there's no need for your child to grab for Easter eggs in a scramble of kids. Instead, let them receive their sweet Easter treats from Peter Cottontail himself! Be sure to take a photo with the Easter Bunny as he personally visits every family on the train.


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 10
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 17
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 24
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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May


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 1
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride: Mother's Day Weekend.

  • 8
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 15
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 22
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride: Memorial Day

  • 29
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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June


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 5
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 12
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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Fathers Day Special + Show & Shine Graphic

Fathers Day Special + Show & Shine

  • 19
  • Saturday
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fathers Day Special 2021 Hero Logo Graphic

Train Cars, Muscle Cars & Classic Cars
The staff and volunteers at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum are proud to celebrate Dads this spring at the Father’s Day Special & Car Cruise-In on Saturday, June 19.


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Rail Safety Day

  • 25
  • Friday
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Short, educational sessions will be provided by Operation Lifesaver of Alabama representatives throughout the day, and each session attendee will be provided with a FREE ticket to then take a ride on the Calera & Shelby Railroad on that day.


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 26
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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July


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 10
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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Family looking out of a train window

North Pole Express Group Tickets 9:00 a.m. CDT

  • 12
  • Monday
  • 9:00 AM

Group Sales (20+)
July 12, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. CDT


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Man in Western wear carrying young girl

Wild West Day

  • 17
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Round Up the Young’ns!

Y’All aboard for a rootin’ tootin’ journey by train into the Wild West! But watch out – the Black Hat Gang is on the loose and stirring up trouble…


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 24
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express Individual Tickets on sale 9:00 a.m. CDT

  • 26
  • Monday
  • 9:00 AM

Individual Tickets - 9:00 a.m. CDT


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SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 31
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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August


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 7
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 14
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 21
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 28
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!





September


SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 4
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 18
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


Get Tickets!




SW8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

Calera & Shelby Saturday Train Ride

  • 25
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad, established in 1891. Ride behind a first generation diesel-electric locomotive as you travel through the scenic forests of Shelby County. Upgrade to a caboose or locomotive ticket for a memorable experience and get an up close look at railroad operations!


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October


Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 2
  • Saturday

Enjoy food trucks, safe, family-friendly games and activities, the huge Great Pumpkin, and more! Put on your costumes, bring your cameras, and come have some fun at the NEW Scarecrow Junction this Fall at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum.


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 3
  • Sunday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Scarecrow Junction Logo and photo of a Scarecrow

Pumpkin Junction

  • 9
  • Saturday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 10
  • Sunday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 16
  • Saturday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 17
  • Sunday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 23
  • Saturday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 24
  • Sunday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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Child Smiling with a pumpkin

Pumpkin Junction

  • 30
  • Saturday

An Old-Fashioned Family Fun Event

Gather up the entire family and board the Calera and Shelby train for short ride to the Pumpkin Junction. More than just a place to purchase a pumpkin, it’s a destination for family fun, food vendors and more! Mark your calendars now!


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November


Fall Foliage Special logo over RR tracks with Fall

Fall Foliage Special

  • 6
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM

As the weather turns cooler, and the leaves change colors, what better way to take in the fall foliage than aboard the Calera & Shelby Railroad.

Sit back and enjoy the changing colors as you never have before while rolling through the scenic forests of Shelby County with us!


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Fall Foliage Special logo over RR tracks with Fall

Fall Foliage Special

  • 13
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 AM

As the weather turns cooler, and the leaves change colors, what better way to take in the fall foliage than aboard the Calera & Shelby Railroad.

Sit back and enjoy the changing colors as you never have before while rolling through the scenic forests of Shelby County with us!


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 19
  • Friday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 20
  • Saturday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 21
  • Sunday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 26
  • Friday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 27
  • Saturday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 28
  • Sunday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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December


Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 3
  • Friday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 4
  • Saturday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


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Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 5
  • Sunday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 10
  • Friday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 11
  • Saturday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 12
  • Sunday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 17
  • Friday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!




Locomotive in Snow

North Pole Express

  • 18
  • Saturday

A Magical Christmastime Tradition

Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear.


Learn More!