Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical one-hour trip from Tavares, Florida. Once on board, your car host will work their way through the coach and punch your golden ticket before hot chocolate and a sweet treat are served by dancing chefs. Passengers then read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. Upon arrival at the North Pole, Santa and his helpers board the train to greet passengers and each child is given the first gift of Christmas – a silver sleigh bell. During the trip, characters on each car lead passengers in caroling and onboard entertainment – just like in the film! Each child will take home a keepsake sleigh bell in addition to the wonderful memories made on this magical trip. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride departs from and returns to Tavares, Florida. Passengers are required to arrive approximately one hour before their listed departure time and check in at the designated Will Call area located near the station.