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Experience the magic of Christmas!
569 3rd Avenue Extension Rensselaer, NY 12144 |
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santa claus and three kids Discover the meaning of Christmas on board Santa's Magical Express!
santa and mrs claus and two kids The holiday show and ride is perfect for kids ages 4 and up.
scrooge actor and mrs claus You'll meet holiday season characters along the way.
people on a holiday bus ride Get into the spirit of the holidays with the whole family.
woman dressed as elf and two kids smiling for a photo Make sure you take an 'Elfie' during the ride!
woman and daughter in bus seats Enjoy the ride and search for clues as to where Jack Frost has taken Santa's magical hat.
kids near person dressed as frosty the snowman Watch as Frosty the Snowman comes to life!
santa with kids Get your photo taken with Santa Claus at his workshop.
kids making holiday crafts Your kids will love decorating their own Christmas hat.
small bus decorated with holiday lights The 90-minute show and ride is like nothing you've experienced before.


This holiday season, join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their elves on a quest to save Christmas! Santa's Magical Express in Rensselaer, NY, is a holiday show, bus ride, and theatrical experience that's perfect for children ages 4 and up.

All Aboard Santa's Magical Express

It's time to get the family into the holiday spirit, in the Capital Region, there's no better way than a ride aboard Santa's Magical Express. This holiday season experience brings guests on an adventure with Santa Claus to find his magical hat.

Along the way, you'll warm Ebenezer Scrooge's heart, dance with Frosty the Snowman, and sing and search for clues as to where Jack Frost has taken the special hat. By the end, you may even learn the true meaning of Christmas!

Your ticket aboard Santa's Magical Express includes a 90-minute show and local bus ride. You'll start with a 2-minute ride to Santa's Workshop where kids can participate in activities and have their picture taken with Santa. Then, you'll enjoy a 60-minute ride on Santa's Magical Express and work together to make sure the magic of Christmas is safe again.

For 2019, the holiday show and ride will be held on select dates from November 22 - December 23, 2019. If you're interested in booking a birthday party ride, you can do so for the 4:00pm shows on Saturdays and Sundays only.

See the full schedule on their website, and book your ride!

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