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Make this year's Polar Express experience -
a giving experience!

The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council has teamed with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to make this year's Polar Express ride a holiday food drive to help those in need.

Please  bring a non-perishable food donation to this year's event.

Those donating food will be encouraged to take photos and publish them online, or provide their email addresses in order to have a chance to win prizes. (Post to #polarexpressfooddrive)

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THE POLAR EXPRESS 10th Anniversary Celebration Coming to Rhode Island this December

The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council's presentation of the THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride was chosen from among all of the Polar Express rides throughout the country to mark the occasion.

Woonsocket, R.I. – Rail Events Inc. and Warner Bros. Consumer Products are proud to announce an exciting new event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2004 hit holiday film. THE POLAR EXPRESS 10th Anniversary Celebration will occur on Dec. 6, during THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, hosted by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

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Only a few seats left for the 2014 season. Get yours now!

Purchase tickets online or call 401-495-1213

View our fact sheet for info on ticket purchasing and experiencing THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride.

Departure Info

THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride departs on weekends from November 22nd through December 21st. Trips depart from the train station at 1 Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895. Directions/Parking

Accommodations Specials

Please visit nearby accommodations offering special rates for those traveling on THE POLAR EXPRESSTM.Train Ride More

Step into the enchanted world of THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride as the conductor shouts, "All Aboard!" A family favorite becomes reality during this three hour event that includes a 90-minute train excursion, inspired by Chris Van Allsburg's Christmas classic. Join us for an experience unlike any other! 

"...This was the highlight of our holiday season."

Polar Express Contest Winner

Congratulations to the winner of The Polar Express Contest VIP package. We look forward to hosting you in the Blackstone Valley and taking you on our magical Polar Express trip from Woonsocket, RI.



Blackstone Valley Tourism Council presents this official THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride event by permission and under license of Warner Brothers.