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Polar Express- Rockside Independence & Akron Northside Stations

Presented by Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad – Peninsula Depot, Peninsula OH

Nov 13 2015
Dec 20 2015
Polar Express- Rockside Independence & Akron Northside Stations

Hear the bell ring this holiday season! Do you believe?

Experience the magic of the holiday season aboard the Polar Express! Pajama clad families board the train for a fun filled evening excursion including hot cocoa, cookies, and a reading of the classic Polar Express story. The wonder continues as the train pulls into the lighted North Pole Village filled with caroling elves and special on board visit from Santa himself. Climb aboard and hear the sweet sound of the bell ringing, as it does for all who truly believe!

The train will depart at 7:00pm.
Rockside Station

7900 Old Rockside Road

Independence, OH 44131


Akron Northside Station

27 Ridge Street

Akron, OH 44308

Boarding begins at 6:00pm. The train will not wait for late passengers. Please plan your travel time accordingly and allow extra time for unforeseen weather and traffic incidents.


All tickets are sold online only until November 1st.

Standard Coach: $45
Two seats facing two seats in blocks of four.

Deluxe Car: $65
Seating in our dining cars. Tables are in two tops and four tops. Each passenger in our Deluxe seating will receive a commemorative Polar Express Mug!

Executive Car: $85
Seating in our newly remodeled Saint Lucie Sound luxury car. This car offers plush lounge chairs and spacious seating. Each passenger in our Deluxe seating will receive a commemorative Polar Express Mug!

SEATING IS ASSIGNED. Seats will not be moved due to lack of consideration for assigned seating requirements. All tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be exchanged with Refund Protection (offered at check out) and the railroad must be notified at least 3 days prior to scheduled trip. Based on availability only. We cannot guarantee the you will be able to switch your tickets to a different date if the event is sold out.

If any member of your party requires seating in our wheelchair accessible/ADA car with a lift, please call Customer Service at 1-800-468-4070 ext.1 to order your tickets directly.

    Official Website


Additional time info:

**No Northside Train on Novemeber 24th**

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad – Peninsula Depot

1630 West Mill Street, Peninsula, OH 44264

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