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“The Polar Express” Comes to Life on the Brightline This Winter

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Come Nov. 11, children and adults alike can live the magic of “The Polar Express” aboard the Brightline train.

Leaving from Fort Lauderdale, the one-hour train reenacts the children’s Christmas story “The Polar Express,” fit with singing chefs, a conductor, hobo, and a young boy who isn’t so sure about Santa and the North Pole.

Guests get on board with a golden ticket, then are treated to a fully decorated train car, hot chocolate and cookies, musical numbers, a visit from Santa and his helpers, and more. Dress code is pajamas, obviously.

(The Polar Express Train Ride)

Tickets are on sale now with varying levels of service, including the option to purchase a table. The ride is one hour, with the train traveling on the Brightline rails from the Fort Lauderdale station. The rides are on weekends and special dates from Nov. 11, 2018 to Jan. 3, 2019

When the experience is over, guests are gifted with a sleigh bells. Will you hear it ring?

101 NW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 754/209-0214;

Christiana Lilly
Christiana Lilly
Christiana Lilly is the editor in chief of at Boca magazine, where she enjoys putting a spotlight on the Boca Raton and Palm Beach County community through both print and digital. Previously, she was the company's web editor. An award-winning journalist, she is the past president of the Society of Professional Journalists Florida chapter and a proud graduate of the University of Florida.

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