North Pole Express Enhanced Experience 2024

Hop on board the North Pole Express Enhanced Experience for gorgeous views of Midtown Manhattan’s famous holiday lights, enjoy an audio tour of local landmarks, and sip hot cocoa with chocolate treats

Santa’s Coming To Town. Join Him with North Pole Express Enhanced Experience!

Get your advanced tickets to the good list, because Santa is bringing the North Pole to the heart of Manhattan, New York.

Take a tour of Midtown Manhattan’s storied holiday lights as you listen to thrilling Christmas tales told by one of Santa’s Elves. End your journey at the North Pole to meet Santa Himself. Tell him your deepest Christmas wishes and get a sleigh bell as a good luck charm. It’s a Christmas NYC-style like no other!

The Jolly Details of North Pole Express Enhanced Experience

  • Meet the Express conductor, two of Santa’s elves, and Santa himself!
  • Join our Christmas carol sing-along
  • Exclusive:
    • On-board storytelling
    • Audio tour narration
    • Holiday lights
    • A longer route with more sights to see (7 miles)
  • Treats:
    • Hot cocoa and chocolate treats
    • Gluten-free and dairy-free options available upon request. Please notify the conductor when boarding
  • Seating: Guaranteed on the upper deck
  • Gifts:
    • Round trip ticket to the “North Pole”
    • A secret present from Santa (sleigh bell)
    • Memorable stickers for all kids
    • Complementary hat and blanket
  • Highlights: Write down your wishes in a letter and tell Santa in person!
  • Attire: Pajamas are welcome!

Boarding Info

  • Dates: Nov 11, 2024 – Jan 01, 2024
  • Departure point: 42nd St btwn 5th and 6th ave, NY
  • Departure time: 5:00pm & 6:45pm
  • Destination: The “North Pole”
  • How to board: Scan your e-pass, no print-outs needed
  • Complete trip duration: Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes