THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride Stay & Play Package
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Stay & Play Packages available to the public June 8, 2023.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride OVERNIGHT PACKAGE PROGRAM PROCESS HAS CHANGED. PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BEFORE MAKING YOUR LODGING RESERVATION.**
MEMBER PRESALE: Lifetime, Family Platinum, and Family Premium members of the N.C. Transportation Museum will be able to book tickets beginning June 6 at 9 a.m. All other N.C. Transportation Museum members will be able to book tickets beginning June 7 at 9 a.m. For those who are not members as of the May 31, 2023 deadline, tickets will be available beginning June 8 at 9 a.m. There will NOT be an option to select the special offer for members on 6/6 or 6/7 when booking your hotel. Please book your hotel using the booking widget below, then call the ticketing center at 704-709-3410. Once they verify your membership, they will add the special offer to your reservation and provide you with your code of gift certificate. Please have your hotel reservation information ready. The ticketing center is open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. EDT.
THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride Packages will be available to members of the N.C. Transportation Museum on June 6 & 7, 2023 and to the public on June 8, 2023. Each event weekend has a different deadline, please see the chart below for deadlines.
|EVENT DATES||PROMOTION BOOKING DEADLINE|
|November 10-11, 2023||Wednesday, November 8 at 4 p.m.|
|November 17-19, 2023||Wednesday, November 15 at 4 p.m.|
|November 24-26, 2023||Monday, November 22 at 4 p.m.|
|December 1-3, 2023||Wednesday, November 29 at 4 p.m.|
|December 7-10, 2023||Tuesday, December 5 at 4 p.m.|
|December 12-23, 2023||Monday, December 11 at 12 p.m.|
For more information about the event and to find answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our Polar Express page.
To earn complimentary THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride tickets or gift certificates to the N.C. Transportation Museum Gift Station, please follow the process below:
You can earn complimentary THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride tickets by booking your overnight stay in a participating Rowan County Lodging property. Pay careful attention to our new process, as well as our terms and conditions prior to booking your lodging.
Book your overnight stay in Rowan County during the date you are attending THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride at the N.C. Transportation Museum and receive:
|1 NIGHT STAY||1 free standard adult and 1 free standard child ticket (while supplies last) OR a $50 gift certificate to the museum gift shop|
|2 NIGHT STAY||2 free standard adult and 2 free standard child tickets (while supplies last) OR a $125 gift certificate to the museum gift shop|
**Free tickets are STANDARD SEATING tickets. They cannot be exchanged or utilized towards higher level tickets. Gift certificates are to the N.C. Transportation Museum gift shop and cannot be used towards the purchase of tickets. **
If you have questions, please contact Rowan County Tourism at 704-638-3100. Calls will be taken in the order in which they are received from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Friday.
Please select what type of lodging reservation you hope to make below. *Please note that the package process is different for hotels than for AirBnb, VRBO or camping cabins.*
View our Polar Express page for more information
Polar Express Stay & Play Package Lodging