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All Aboard The Polar Express in Branson

Christmas is always a magical time of year. Step inside a classic Christmas tale this holiday season at with The Polar Express at Branson Scenic Railway.

A ride aboard The Polar Express in Branson will remind kids (and adults!) how wonderful and special the holidays can be…if you just believe!

History of the Polar Express

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In 1985, renowned author Van Allsburg wrote one of the most beloved Christmas stories The Polar Express. This revered novel was then transformed into a computer-animated film in 2004. Now, every Christmas season, Branson Scenic Railway brings the esteemed story of The Polar Express to life.

Passenger Experience on the Polar Express

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Like the original story, passengers aboard The Polar Express will experience a magical journey that challenges any doubts or disbelief in the existence of Santa Claus. On the ride, be prepared for original character reenactments, a visit from Santa and a reading of the original story from Van Allsburg. All passengers receive hot chocolate and cookies to snack on during the train ride. Families are encouraged to dress in pajamas – just as the young passengers in the original story!

Branson Polar Express Tickets And Information

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The Polar Express train rides depart from the Branson Scenic Railway depot in Historic Downtown Branson and occur on select dates in November and December. Don’t miss the train – reserve your seats today!

Looking for more Christmas activities? Check out these top things to do with kids during Christmas in Branson!

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