North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge and Trinity Metro TEXRail

North Pole Express
November and December 2021 - Dates coming soon!


North Pole Neighborhood inside the
Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District

705 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX  76051

Experience the magic of Christmas onboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge and Trinity Metro TEXRail.

Your North Pole Express experience includes a:
• Souvenir Ticket;
• Christmas Train Ride Full of Fun and Christmas Spirit;
• “We Believe” Silver Bell for All Children;
• Memory Mug and Recipe Card on How to Make Santa’s Special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk;
• Delicious Christmas Cookie;
• Onboard Performance from Santa and His Jovial Elves;
• Stroll Through the Snowy North Pole Forest with Photo Ops Along the Way; and
• Keepsake Photo with Santa.

First Class

First Class Coach Tickets
$40 per person

These 1920s Victorian-inspired coaches feature historic ambiance. Coaches are climate-controlled with upholstered bench-style seating. Not wheelchair accessible.

Touring Class

Touring Class Coach Tickets
$35 per person

These 1920s coaches offer the most authentic railroad travel experience from this time period with a few modern conveniences. These heated coaches have wooden bench-style seating and floor-to-ceiling windows. Wheelchair accessible.

Have questions? Please call the Grapevine Visitor Information Center at +1.817.410.3185 or email

Tickets are non-refundable.

Please check in 30 minutes prior to your reserved ticketed time. Your reserved ticketed time is the train departure time. Train doors will be closed and locked 10 minutes prior to departure. Trains are unable to be held and passengers will not be allowed to board after doors are locked. Missed trains will not be refunded.

Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian on all Grapevine Vintage Railroad excursions.

Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas® with 40 days of Christmas events!
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