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Christmas City Express
An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Friday, repeating until Dec 16, 2022
An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Dec 18, 2022
Christmas City Express on the North Shore Scenic Railroad at Lake Superior Railroad Museum is an annual train ride and storytelling experience. Trains leave from the Depot on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 25 to Dec. 18. Departure times are 4:15, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. on Fridays; 3:15, 4:15, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. on Saturdays and 3:15, 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. on Sundays.
The cost for coach seats is $30 for ages 14 and up, $25 for ages 3-13 and free for ages 2 and under. Domecar seats are $40 for ages 14 and up and $35 for those under age 14.
During the train ride, prformers tell the journey of a young girl traveling to Duluth to visit her grandparents on Christmas Eve. The steam train departs with everyone excited about being home for the Holidays. But a terrible storm overtakes the train and traps it in a mountainous snow drift, stranded for the night.
Everyone on board the train, while safe, fears Christmas will be lost. What the girl and the train crew do next saves Christmas for everyone.
For tickets and more information go to duluthtrains.com or call the North Shore Scenic Railroad at 218-722-1273.