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CP Holiday Train 2019 Arrives in Windsor

November 30, 2019 @ 5:20 pm - 6:45 pm

CP Holiday Train in Windsor

The 21st Annual Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train featuring live music performed by Alan Doyle (formally of Great Big Sea) and The Beautiful Band will arrive in Windsor at the CP Rail Yard on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

The festively decorated CP Holiday Train will help spread holiday cheer with box cars covered in lights and decorations.

For the third year in a row the CP Holiday Train will stop in Chatham at 2:30pm before heading to Windsor.

The train will arrive in Windsor at the rail yard located just off of Janette Street and Erie Street West at 5:20pm.

At 6:00pm watch one of the train’s boxcars transform into a stage and enjoy a live country music and holiday music performance by the legendary Alan Doyle (formally of Great Big Sea) and The Beautiful Band.

The Holiday Train crosses Canada and The U.S.A. making stops along the way to raise awareness about hunger and support area food banks.

The Essex County Food Bank Association will be collecting non-perishable food items at the event. Donations are appreciated.

This is a free fun family event!

About The CP Holiday Train

The CP Holiday Train program launched in 1999 and has since raised more than C$15.8 million and collected 4.5 million pounds of food for communities along CP’s routes in Canada and the United States.

Beginning in Montreal on Nov. 25 and 26 respectively, two trains will make the festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 164 communities along CP’s network. Each event is free, with CP encouraging attendees to open their cupboards and wallets to help address hunger needs in their communities. Local food banks will be accepting donations at each stop to ensure those less fortunate have enough healthy food this holiday season.

“The CP Holiday Train is a program that our 13,000-strong CP family has immense pride in bringing to communities every year. Access to nutritious food is a basic necessity, and food bank usage is on the rise across North America. The CP Holiday Train program is our way to help in the fight against hunger by growing awareness of this issue and providing a fun and engaging way for the public to show their support.” – Keith Creel, CP’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Kelly Prescott performing while the CP Holiday Train makes a stop in Windsor, Ontario.

Santa takes the stage with Kelly Prescott on the CP Holiday Train.

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit with children during the CP Holiday Train Stop in Windsor, Ontario.

CP Holiday Train Stops in Windsor and Santa & Mrs. Claus Hop Onboard

Related Article: Kira Isabella thrilled the crowd in 2014 when the CP Holiday Train rolled into Windsor

 

Details

Date:
November 30, 2019
Time:
5:20 pm - 6:45 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.cpr.ca/holiday-train/canada

Venue

Canadian Pacific Railway Yard (Windsor)
Near Janette Ave. & Erie St. W.
Windsor, Ontario N9A 5A2 Canada
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