NewToReno.com

NewToReno Info

»Movie Theaters
»Highway Conditions
»Highway Webcams
»Events Calendar
»Weather Forecast
»Reno Area Webcams
»NewToReno Blog

Ride the Polar Express™ on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad

Visit the North Pole during the Christmas Holiday Season

Search NewToReno

Custom Search


Current Topics

Free Gardening Classes in Reno
Free gardening classes, Bartley Ranch Park, Reno, Nevada, NV Learn about gardening through a series of free classes titled "Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series."

Nevada State Legislature
Nevada State Legislature session, Carson City, NV Democrats hold sway in the 79th Nevada Legislature.

Toytopia
Toytopia exhibit, Wilbur D. May Museum, Reno, Nevada, NV Terrific exhibit for kids and grownups at the May Museum in Reno - through April 16.

Community Education in Reno
Community education classes, Reno, Nevada, NV Take a wide variety of credit and non-credit courses at Reno area colleges.

Reno Webcams
Reno area webcams See what's happening around Reno and along major area highways.

Polar Express, Virginia and Truckee Railroad Riding The Polar Express™ to the North Pole has become a popular family outing during the Christmas holiday season in the Reno / Tahoe area. Transportation to visit Santa's legendary workshop is provided on trains of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, departing on select dates from the Eastgate Depot near Carson City.

Getting Tickets for The Polar Express™

The Polar Express™ sells out every year. Getting tickets as soon as possible after they go on sale is imperative if you want to ensure the best seats, date, and time for your family and/or group. For this holiday season, tickets go on sale on Friday, August 19, 2016. Tickets will be available online from Activity Tickets and by phone at (877) 724-5007 or (775) 291-0208. Be sure to have everything lined up before buying tickets - there are no refunds.

You can get regular coach or VIP tickets. The trip is on the same train, but VIP treatment on a separate parlor car includes additional entertainment, extra time with Santa, a special holiday treat, and a Polar Express™ ceramic hot chocolate mug. All passengers receive the Christmas gift of a silver sleigh bell from Santa, hot chocolate and cookies, and a reading of The Polar Express™ story by Chris Van Allsburg.

The Polar Express™ for the 2016 Christmas holiday season will visit the North Pole from November 17 through December 23. For additional information, visit the Polar Express™ FAQ. This site includes the dos and don'ts of riding the train to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Polar Express on the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Nevada, NV
The Polar Express™ takes passengers to the North Pole on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Photo © Stan White

Share NewToReno.com
NewToReno on Facebook NewToReno on Twitter NewToReno on Google+ NewToReno on Pinterest NewToReno Blog NewToReno on YouTube


»Home »Contact Us »About Us »Privacy Policy »Disclaimer »Site Map
Copyright © NewToReno.comTM