GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (September 21, 2018) – There’s no better place to feel the magic of Christmas than on board the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express. Tickets for this unique traditional Christmas experience will go on sale on Monday, October 1 (10/01) at 10:01 a.m. Tickets are $28.50 per person, which include a train excursion, Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk and Cookie, “We Believe” Silver Bell, Christmas musical with Santa and a commemorative photo. Purchase tickets now as excursions sell out quickly. Dates for the North Pole Express are November 23, 24, 25 and 30 and December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23.

The North Pole Express experience features traditionally-decorated Victorian coaches followed by a live musical performance depicting the joy of Christmas. While onboard, guests receive a Memory Mug of Santa’s special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk and a delicious Christmas cookie to enjoy during the journey. When the train arrives at Reindeer Ridge, Mrs. Claus boards and presents each child with a “We Believe” bell. After the train arrives at the North Pole, guests walk through the snowy North Pole Forest as they enter Santa’s workshop, where a cast of elves and Santa’s helpers perform traditional Christmas musical numbers and share the joy of the season. Santa performs, spreading Christmas joy and sharing the spirit of Christmas, and wishes everyone a Merry Christmas. Following this magical Christmas performance, and also included in the price of your ticket, all guests have the opportunity to take a complimentary photo with Santa, which is placed in a commemorative photo jacket. Additional photo packages are available for purchase.

Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas® with 1,400 Christmas events in 40 days. Tickets and ticket purchase links for events such as ICE! and Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan Resort, Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge, the North Pole Express, presented by Great Wolf Lodge, Classic Christmas movies and live Christmas performances at the Palace Theatre and more will be available at Extend your visit to the Christmas Capital of Texas at one of Grapevine’s hotels. For Grapevine hotel information, visit

For more information about Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas, please contact the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visit

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