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Santa Express

Friday, December 8 | 9:45A
Saturday, December 9 | 9:15A & 11:15A
Sunday, December 10 | 9:15A & 11:15A

Cost for the event is $22/person. Everyone needs a ticket unless under 1 year old.

Join Kidz Kingdom and the DuPage County Historical Museum for a special train ride departing from Wheaton Train Station. Join Santa for some photos as he travels from one family to the next to find out what they want for Christmas. Music is played and a story is read. Goodie bags and snacks are handed out at check-in for the ride. For more information, call 630-510-4941 or email [email protected]. All times to be confirmed by Metra and are subject to change.

Tickets are limited and will be available on Tuesday, October 3 at 8A.

Please note that this event sells out in minutes. Links will be posted the week before the event.

Train Day Date Time Tickets
1 F 8 9:45-11:30A SOLD OUT
2 Sa 9 9:15-11A SOLD OUT
3 Sa 9 11:15A-1P SOLD OUT
4 Su 10 9:15-11A SOLD OUT
5 Su 10 11:15A-1P SOLD OUT

Will my infant child need a ticket?

Children under 12 months old do not need a ticket. Those under 12 months old will not get a goodie bag unless a ticket is purchased. Infants must be listed during registration—capacity limits are in place with Metra and all people must be accounted for onboard.

Are there refunds?

There are not refunds but tickets are transferrable. If you transfer tickets to another family, please let Michelle Podkowa know immediately at: [email protected].

My child/I have allergies, will the cookies have allergens?

Special cookies will be purchased for those who have allergies. Allergies must be listed when purchasing tickets. Please reach out to Michelle Podkowa at [email protected] with questions.

Where do we meet?

All participants meet at the Wheaton Train Station (402 W Front Street) on the South side of the tracks. Please check in at the time for your train listed above.

Where should we park?

Street parking will be available on Liberty and Front Streets. Be sure to obey all laws and posted signs.

There is also a parking garage on Front Street between Hale and Wheaton Avenue (north of the tracks). Do not park at the private parking garages, these are permit-only parking and cars will be towed.

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