Take a ride on The North Pole Express, a family tradition in Bloomsburg held annually during Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday November 24th 10am, 12 Noon, 2, 4 and 6pm, and Sunday November 25th. at 12 Noon, 2, 4, and 6pm. Enjoy a 1-hour train ride from Bloomsburg to Catawissa . Christmas carols will be sung and the Polar Express will be read by one of Santa’s helpers. On the return trip, Santa makes an appearance and greets children of all ages on board the train. Tickets are $12.00 for all ages. Go to visitbloomsburg.com for tickets! Call (570) 437-0896 with questions. Sponsored by Service 1st Federal Credit Union.
Frequently Asked Questions:
WHAT IS THE COST? Tickets are $12.00 for all ages ($14.36 with fees)
WHERE DOES THE TRAIN DEPART FROM? Sherwin Williams’ parking lot at 607 Market Street in Bloomsburg.
WHERE CAN I PARK? FREE parking is available in the field across Market Street from Sherwin Williams, at the Bloomsburg YMCA (30 East 7th Street), and along Market Street.
DO NOT park in Sherwin Williams’ parking lot.
Arrive approximately 30 minutes before your scheduled train ride.
ARE THE TRAIN CARS HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE? No, but train staff will make every attempt to assist boarding those individuals with walking difficulties.
WHERE DOES THE TRAIN TRAVEL? The train departs from Sherwin Williams in Bloomsburg and travels west, towards Catawissa, for approximately two miles past the Rupert Covered Bridge. It follows the same route on its return trip to Bloomsburg.
CAN FOOD & BEVERAGES BE BROUGHT ON TRAIN? No, all food and beverages must be discarded prior to boarding.
WHAT ACTIVITIES OCCUR ON THE TRAIN? Christmas carols will be sung and the Polar Express will be read by one of Santa’s helpers. On the return trip, Santa makes an appearance and greets children of all ages on board the train.
ARE PHOTOS PERMISSIBLE ON THE TRAIN? Yes, but remember Santa must visit with every little boy and girl. Weather permitting, there will also be time for photos after the ride.
DO CHILDREN PAY FOR A TICKET? Children under one year old that can sit on an adult’s lap are FREE