All Aboard for Holiday Train Fun in Tarrant County

11/11/2012 7:01 PM

11/11/2012 7:04 PM

We’ve long been fans of everything “train” in our home, but the holidays are like the epicenter of holiday train fun, especially in Tarrant County. So board the MamaChallenge train as we load up for train fun during the holidays.  

 

POLAR PAJAMA PARTIES FOR THE POLAR EXPRESS
It’s festive fun in your jammies! The Museum of Science and History continues its tradition of offering extra wintry fun to complement Saturday morning showings of The Polar Express: The IMAX Experience at the Omni Theater. After the movie, enjoy hot chocolate, wintry activities and this holiday classic while in your jammies! Also, make sure to bring your camera and pose with Dynamo the Dinosaur (who is in his PJs' too!)

Polar Pajama Party – The Polar Express: The IMAX Experience at the Omni Theater
Nov. 23 & 24, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 21 – 23: 9-9:45 a.m./Dec. 22 and Dec. 23 - 6-6:45 p.m.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX 76107
$9 Adults, $8 Children (2-12) and Seniors (65+)/Basic Members $6/$5, MAX Members $4.50/$4 (Parking additional)

NORTH POLE EXPRESS AT GRAPEVINE VINTAGE RAILROAD
Ride the rails with your family aboard the North Pole Express! See the magic of the season unfold as children of all ages and adults alike experience this classic Grapevine event. This approximately one hour experience including a ride on a historic train with Santa and a conductor, pre-boarding holiday fun, journey through the Christmas tree maze, Christmas music, ornament making, caroling and more. Don't forget to wear your special Christmas pajamas!

North Pole Express at Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Nov. 23, 24, 25 and 30 and Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23
Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St.
$18 per person (Children 2 and under can sit on an adult's lap, but must have a complimentary ticket to board.)
Also while you are in Grapevine, the Gaylord Texan also has a few miniature train vignettes for you to enjoy!

While they aren’t in Tarrant County, we must mention a short trip to Dallas for The Trains at Northpark and as always, the trains at Children’s Medical Center are always a must for train lovers!

Have any other train activities for the Holidays?

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