Get ready Harry Potter fans: a magical adventure awaits you aboard the Hogwarts Express this fall when the Magical Wizards Festival and Escape from Spellbound Prison Train happens in Waterloo Region September 8 and 9, 2018!
Ever wonder what Santa is up to this time of year? According to the elves, he’s relaxing, enjoying some time in his pool – and making plans to return to Waterloo Region this fall for some special Holiday train rides! Waterloo Central Railway is proud to announce Santa returns this November and December as part of their most popular trains of the year – the award-winning THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, and The Santa Train! And even though it’s only July, tickets are already on sale for both of these holiday adventures.
Get ready to be whisked away to the North Pole onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides! Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers relive the magic of the classic holiday story during this Waterloo Central Railway theme ride. The adventure begins with a short pre-show inside the train station prior to boarding. Once on the train, hot chocolate and treats are served by dancing chefs as passengers read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. Santa and his helpers are on hand to greet passengers at the North Pole and then board the train, where each passenger is given a special first gift of Christmas. Chefs and other characters on the train lead a Christmas carol singalong on the ride back to Waterloo Central Railway, where the ride may conclude, but your magical memories will remain! This incredible journey begins November 21st and runs through December 21st on select dates. Exact dates, fares and excursion times are available on the website.
Santa loves trains so much, he’s also returning for the annual Santa Trains at Waterloo Central Railway! Kids of all ages ride will enjoy a scenic train ride with Santa and his helpers before they return to the North Pole to get ready for Christmas Eve. Children have the chance to tell Santa what is on their Christmas wish list, and even receive a gift from Santa himself! The Santa Trains run November 16th to December 22nd on select dates. All dates and times can be found on the website.
And, if you can’t wait until fall to see Santa, he makes a special visit to Waterloo Central Railway for three days in July for its Christmas in July trains!
Get ready to ride the rails with Santa in Waterloo Region! For tickets and information, visit Waterloo Central Railway’s website.