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Oct 15, 2013

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council


EXPERIENCE THE CAPTIVATING MAGIC OF THE FESTIVE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE “BLACKSTONE VALLEY POLAR EXPRESS” TRAIN EXCUSIONS TO THE NORTH POLE IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

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Posted by: Craig

EXPERIENCE THE CAPTIVATING MAGIC OF THE FESTIVE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE “BLACKSTONE VALLEY POLAR EXPRESS” TRAIN EXCUSIONS TO THE NORTH POLE IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

One of the most popular family traditions of the Holiday Season happens close to home in Rhode Island’s Blackstone River Valley, to journey on a magical trip to the “North Pole” to see Santa Claus.

November & December, the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council (BVTC) hosts the Blackstone Valley Polar Express.

Step into an enchanted world of this exciting event for children and their families, as the conductor calls “All Aboard!” During the two hour event that includes a 90 minute train excursion, guests will experience a festive Holiday Season themed event like no other.

The Blackstone Valley Polar Express is inspired by the popular children’s book and Holiday Season classic The Polar Express, authored by Rhode Island based writer Chris Van Allsburg.

The journey operates from the historic Woonsocket Depot, located in downtown Woonsocket, RI. Children and their families venture along the Providence & Worcester Railroad

Let the Door Man greet you and meet Frosty, Rudolph, the Engineer, and Conductor.

During the excursion, participate in a jolly sing – a – long, meet your favorite characters from the book, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, pose for photos, and unique items are presented in Santa’s Shop.

Santa Claus himself appears spreading Holiday Season joy and merriment to all. Every youngster will receive a coloring book, crayons, and a very special gift to remember their visit.

Tour dates and times for the Blackstone Valley Polar Express for 2013 are as follows:

Sunday, November 24: Tours at 1 pm & 4 pm.

Friday, November 29: Tours at 4 pm & 7 pm
Saturday, November 30: Tours at 1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm
Sunday, December 1: Tours at 1 pm & 4 pm

Friday, December 6: Tours at 4 pm & 7 pm
Sunday, December 8: Tours at 1 pm & 4 pm

Friday, December 13: Tours at 4 pm & 7 pm
Saturday, December 14: Tours at 1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm
Sunday, December 15: Tours at 1 pm & 4 pm

Friday, December 20: Tours at 4 pm & 7 pm
Saturday, December 21: Tours at 1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm
Sunday, December 22: Tours at 1 pm & 4 pm

To purchase tickets, reserve dates or for any other information on this popular Holiday Season happening, contact the BVTC at 401-724-2200, or go online to the website at www.blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com