Board The Polar Express At Fort Lauderdale’s Brightline Station

Experience The Polar Express at Fort Lauderdale’s Brightline station from Nov. 16 to Dec. 29.

Who wouldn’t want to experience the magic and whimsy of The Polar Express during the most festive time of year?

Thanks to Brightline (soon-to-be Virgin Trains) and Rail Events Productions, you can hop aboard the beloved train right in your own backyard.

On select dates from Nov. 16 to Dec. 29, get whisked away to the world of The Polar Express from Fort Lauderdale and Miami Brightline stations. The cozy one-hour trip to meet Santa is set to the festive motion picture soundtrack led by a cast of actors. Guests are encouraged to wear pajamas to fully immerse themselves in the classic tale.

Once guests are on-board, car hosts will punch golden tickets throughout the coach before dancing chefs serve hot chocolate paired with a cookie. As passengers enjoy their sweet treats, they will read along with the “The Polar Express” children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Santa and his helpers will greet passengers on the train and pass out the first gift of Christmas to each guest. And, just like the movie, each car will feature entertainment from the characters. At the end of each trip, passengers will receive a keepsake sleigh bell and golden ticket as souvenirs of their special trip on The Polar Express.

Ticket prices range from $50 to $75 depending on the date, time and location. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit or

Photo courtesy of Rail Events Productions

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