Too early to talk Christmas? Not if you want the best seats on The Polar Express

Tickets on sale now for annual trip to North Pole via Squamish's railway park

We don't think we're breaking any no-talking-about-Christmas rules with this news item: tickets to climb aboard The Polar Express in Squamish are now on sale.

Yes, Santa and Mrs. Claus are already filling in their social calendar and you might want to, too, if there are any train fans in your life.

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This annual Christmas trek to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park is always popular.

The $35 Coach Class ticket includes: 

  • • Polar Express 2018 Golden ticket
  • • Hot chocolate and cookie
  • • Christmas music and carols
  • • Access to the North Pole
  • • Chat and pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus
  • • A mini rail ride, Extra rides by donations
  • • Round trip ride on the Polar Express from our Train Station to the Squamish Estuary

The $52.50 First Class ticket includes all the above plus:

  • • Assigned seating
  • • Facing seats with a table
  • • First to board and first to disembark the Polar Express
  • • A collector’s mug

The $59 Premium train Ride, which is only Saturdays at 6 pm includes all the above and the entire train is first class with evening lights.


  • • Saturday, November 24: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM
  • • Sunday, November 25: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM
  • • Saturday, December 1: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM
  • • Sunday, December 2: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM
  • • Saturday, December 8: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM
  • • Sunday, December 9: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM
  • • Saturday, December 15: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM
  • • Sunday, December 16: 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM 

The Polar Express is one of the many events sponsored by the West Coast Railway Association. For frequently asked questions regarding Polar Express click HERE. For information about other events and the heritage park itself visit


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