Polar Express tickets go on sale Oct. 14


CLEVELAND (WOIO) – Tickets for the popular Polar Express train rides departing from Akron and Independence go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Tickets can be bought online in blocks of 4 or 6.

The first train ride departs Friday, Nov. 6 and rides go through Saturday, Dec. 20.

Because of the pandemic, trains will be operating at no more than 50%.

Tickets include a ninety-minute train ride, a hot chocolate packet, one cookie, a silver bell, a program and a brief visit with Santa.

The train ride takes you to the North Pole, where passengers are greeted by elves and a reading of The Polar Express.

Passengers ages one and younger are not required to purchase a ticket but must select a free lap child ticket during purchase.