november, 2017

17nov(nov 17)4:30 pm19dec(dec 19)7:30 pmAdirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express Ride(november 17) 4:30 pm - (december 19) 7:30 pm Union Station, 321 Main St, Utica, NY 13501 Event Organized By: Adirondack Scenic Railroad

Event Details

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express Ride

Travel north from Utica’s Union Station and become engulfed in Christmas magic on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express.

The Polar Express lit up and ready for a trip to the North Pole. | Photo from Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express

The Polar Express lit up and ready for a trip to the North Pole. | Photo from Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express

Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. The two-hour, round-trip journey departs from Utica’s Union Station, traveling north to the North Pole.

What to Expect on the Polar Express

Along the way, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, interact with the Hot Chocolate Chefs, and listen to Liam Neeson’s reading of The Polar Express™, by Chris Van Allsburg. Arriving at the North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas, a silver bell—just like in the book and movie!
Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas. Don’t forget your camera- you’ll want to capture the memories of your time with Santa!

Ride in “Cocoa Class” to the North Pole

On this first-class experience, Cocoa Class passengers will be accompanied by Mrs. Claus and the Hot Chocolate Chef. The hostess’ will serve families cookies and hot chocolate in souvenir mugs while being seated at table seating. During the return trip, Santa will visit with each family.

Ticket Prices

Coach Seating

Adults: $31 – Off Peak, $35 – Peak
Youth (2-12): $27 – Off Peak, $31 – Peak

First Class Seating

Adults: $55
Youth (2-12): $48

How to Get to the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express

Experience these performances via Amtrak to Utica Station in Central NY—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount! From there, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express conveniently departs from Union Station in Utica, NY—right where your Amtrak train arrives! Remember, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express Ride departs at 4:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. so make sure to allow plenty of travel time!

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Cancellation Policy

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad does not offer refunds. If you are unable to make your scheduled departure, ride credit will be offered for the full amount paid for tickets, valid for up to one year, and subject to availability with a limit of two date changes.

Time

November 17 (Friday) 4:30 pm - December 19 (Tuesday) 7:30 pm

Location

Union Station

321 Main St, Utica, NY 13501

Organizer

Adirondack Scenic Railroad 421 Broad St Suite 7, Utica, NY 13501