How to Get Polar Express Tickets in Old Sacramento

If you’re planning on taking the Polar Express in Old Sacramento, tickets for the public go on sale Wednesday. Anyone who’s tried to get tickets knows that this holiday-themed train ride can sell out quickly. Pre-sale tickets have been available to members since the beginning of the month. Wednesday ticket sales begin at 9 a.m. and are available online here. Here’s what else to know about the ride. (Previous coverage in the video above.) What is the Polar Express? The train ride through Old Sacramento features seven cars pulled by vintage locomotives from the collection of the California State Railroad Museum. There is also entertainment while you wait to board the train. The train ride takes one hour and once you will go to the “North Pole” while the staff read the history of the Polar Express. There is also hot chocolate and a small treat on board. Once you get off the train, Santa Claus will be waiting for you at the Eagle Theater. When is the Polar Express? It will take place from November 25 to December 21. Trains will run Wednesday through Sunday at 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Trips will also operate on Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21 at 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. How much do Polar Express tickets cost? First class costs $80 per passenger or $320 per table of four. Coach class costs $60 per passenger or $240 per table of four. Children are free if they are under 2 years old and are traveling on an adult’s lap. Families are encouraged to wear their warmest pajamas.

If you’re planning on taking the Polar Express in Old Sacramento, tickets for the public go on sale Wednesday.

Anyone who’s tried to get tickets knows that this holiday-themed train ride can sell out quickly. Pre-sale tickets have been available to members since the beginning of the month.

Wednesday ticket sales begin at 9 a.m. and are available online here.

Here’s what else to know about the ride.

(Previous coverage in the video above.)

What is Polar Express?

The train ride through Old Sacramento features seven cars pulled by vintage locomotives from the collection of the California State Railroad Museum. There is also entertainment while you wait to board the train.

The train ride takes one hour and once you will go to the “North Pole” while the staff read the history of the Polar Express. There is also hot chocolate and a small treat on board.

Once you get off the train, Santa Claus will be waiting for you at the Eagle Theater.

When is the Polar Express?

It will take place from November 25 to December 21. Trains will run Wednesday through Sunday at 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

The rides will also operate on Tuesday December 20 and Wednesday December 21 at 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

How much do Polar Express tickets cost?

First class is $80 per passenger or $320 per table of four. Coach class costs $60 per passenger or $240 per table of four.

Children are free if they are under 2 years old and are traveling on an adult’s lap.

Families are encouraged to wear their warmest pajamas.

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