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North Pole Express

November 30 & December 1, 2024

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Saturday, November 30
10:00 am
12:00 noon
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
6:00 pm

Sunday, December 1
12:00 noon
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Buy Tickets

Tickets will go on sale in early October.  When on sale, tickets can be purchased online using our Buy Tickets tab (below) or in person at the Bloomsburg Public Library.

Questions?   Call us at ‪(570) 661-1936‬

The North Pole Express is a family tradition in Bloomsburg held annually during Thanksgiving weekend.


Enjoy a 1-hour train ride from Bloomsburg to Catawissa with holiday stories, carols, and characters. 

These rides are brought to you by DBI, This event is a partnership between and North Shore Railroad, Penn Valley Railroad, LLC, and the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority

DBI would like to thank our partner Autoneum for their help and generosity.

WHAT IS THE COST?   Tickets are $10 for children ages 12 and under and $15 for adults. Fees are not included in these prices. Tickets are non-refundable.

DO CHILDREN PAY FOR A TICKET?  Everyone 12 months old or older. Children under 1 that can sit on an adult's lap are FREE!

WHERE DOES THE TRAIN DEPART FROM?  All trains depart from 480 West 5th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Signs will direct you to parking lot.

WHERE CAN I PARK?  FREE parking is available nearby - signs will direct you to parking lot.


WHERE DOES THE TRAIN TRAVEL?  The train departs from  Bloomsburg and travels west, towards Danville, for approximately two miles past the Rupert Covered Bridge. It follows the same route on its return trip to Bloomsburg.

CAN FOOD & BEVERAGE BE BROUGHT ON TRAIN?  No, all food and beverages must be discarded prior to boarding. 

WHAT ACTIVITIES OCCUR ON THE TRAIN? Christmas Carols will be sung and a Christmas story will be read by one of Santa’s helpers. On the return trip Santa makes an appearance and greets children of all ages on board the train.


STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?   570-661-1936.


​YOUR RECEIPT IS YOUR TICKET(S).  We will have a roster of ticket purchases at the train for those who forget their receipt.

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