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November 21, 2015-January 2, 2016

Click on the engine below to watch video filmed at the D&SNG's THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride!

Polar Express

Based on the award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg and adapted to the big screen in 2003, the story of a child's Christmas Eve journey comes alive onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™! All ages can enjoy the experience, warmth and fun of the Christmas season on a special trip to the North Pole!
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Fox News rated us one of top 5 POLAR EXPRESS RIDES!

Make it your holiday tradition to bring the whole family to take the magical journey to the North Pole!
Seats sell quickly for this very special event, especially premium seats.
The award-winning book comes to life through the chefs, hobo, conductor, the Hero Boy, Billy, Santa and all the elves on this historic steam train!
All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the THE POLAR EXPRESS story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!

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Do you have a favorite POLAR EXPRESS™ car? A large family or company group? A special date like CHRISTMAS EVE? Don't risk not getting the trip you want! Shop early for Christmas!
Standard-class seating:
Seats face forward; two people per seat; up to 40 passengers in each car.
DELUXE: 'Flip-over' seating enables parties to face each other. Upgraded amenities include your own take-home souvenir ceramic THE POLAR EXPRESS™ mug.
Table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities including your own take-home souvenir ceramic THE POLAR EXPRESS™ mug. Special 'themed' Christmas decor in each First-class car!Polar Express

 Adult fares are for passengers 12 years of age and older. $32-$75*
Child fares are for passengers aged 2 through 11 years old. $22-$65*
(Children and babies under 2 years not occupying a seat ride free.)
*All fares are subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee.Polar Express schedulePolar Express schedule

If change is requested MORE THAN 60 DAYS before trip date, the fee is waived. If request is made LESS THAN 60 DAYS from trip date, we will apply a $6 per seat service/change fee. If you UPGRADE  to a more expensive car or trip date, the fee will be waived!

If you cancel LESS THAN 60 DAYS before your trip date, no refund will be given.

Ready to book? Click on the Golden Ticket below!Book Polar Express

FRIENDLY REMINDER! This is a family-friendly, kid-focused, alcohol-free event. We will not offer any alcoholic beverages and passengers are not allowed to bring their own alcohol on board the train.

Polar ExpressPurchase your own THE POLAR EXPRESS­™ book to read along on the train trip!




Need to know more about THE POLAR EXPRESS™?
To go to our 'Frequently Asked Questions' page, please click here.

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Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters ™ & © 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg.  Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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