Tickets Historically Sell Out Quickly

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (September 23, 2019) – There’s no better place to feel the magic of Christmas than on board the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express, presented by Great Wolf Lodge. Tickets for this unique traditional Christmas experience will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 25. Purchase includes a train excursion, Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk, Christmas Cookie, “We Believe” Silver Bell for every child, Broadway-style Christmas musical and a commemorative photo with Santa. Purchase tickets as soon as possible as excursions sell out quickly. Dates for the North Pole Express are November 29 and 30; and December 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23.

Guests are presented with a Souvenir Ticket as they begin their journey to the North Pole aboard the beautifully decorated Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express. As guests board the train, Santa’s elves greet them with a Memory Mug of Santa’s special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk. After being seated, guests are served a delicious Christmas cookie to enjoy on the way to Reindeer Ridge. When the train arrives at Reindeer Ridge, Mrs. Claus boards and presents each child with a “We Believe” silver bell. The train continues on to the North Pole where, upon arrival, guests stroll through the snowy North Pole Forest, making their way to Santa’s workshop. Once inside the Workshop, Santa, Mrs. Claus and a cast of jovial elves perform a Broadway-style Christmas performance sharing in the kindness of the season before wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. Following the magical Christmas performance, North Pole Express guests receive a voucher for a COMPLIMENTARY photo with Santa, which is presented in a commemorative photo jacket. Additional photo packages are available for purchase.

Ticket prices for the North Pole Express are $28 for the Silver Coach, $34 for Touring Class and $38 for First Class, and are per person.

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, Classic Christmas movies and live Christmas performances at the Historic Palace Theatre, Grapevine Christmas Passport – Elf Adventure and more are 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 visit or contact the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817.410.3185.

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