THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride 2022
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride OVERNIGHT PACKAGE PROGRAM PROCESS HAS CHANGED. PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BEFORE MAKING YOUR LODGING RESERVATION.**
THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ Train Ride Package sales begin June 7, 2022 for members* of the N.C. Transportation Museum and June 9, 2022 to the public at 9 a.m. Each event weekend has a different deadline, please see the chart below for deadlines.
|EVENT DATES||PROMOTION BOOKING DEADLINE|
|November 11-12, 2022||Wednesday, November 9 at 4 p.m.|
|November 18-20, 2022||Wednesday, November 16 at 4 p.m.|
|November 25-27, 2022||Monday, November 23 at 4 p.m.|
|December 2-4, 2022||Wednesday, November 30 at 4 p.m.|
|December 8-11, 2022||Tuesday, December 6 at 4 p.m.|
|December 13-22, 2022||Monday, December 12 at 12 p.m.|
Member Presales (June 7 and June 8, 2022): *Member presale days are determined by the N.C. Transportation Museum. Membership status must be verified in order to book tickets. Please visit our member presale page for information on how to book your package. Lifetime, Family Platinum, and Family Premium members will be able to book tickets beginning June 7 at 9 a.m. All other members will be able to book tickets beginning June 8 at 9 a.m. For those who are not members as of the May 31, 2022 deadline, tickets will be available beginning June 9 at 9 a.m.
Beginning June 9, 2022: 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. **
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 or camping cabins.*