CP Rail Holiday Train Dates 2023

Don't miss one of the most festive events of the holiday season—here are the 14 CP Rail Holiday Train dates and locations for Northern Ontario!

It’s that time of year! Northern Ontario's beloved Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) Holiday Train is making its way around the province once again. The holiday train is a spectacle that graces 14 cities and towns in the region, gifting residents with the prettiest holiday-themed photo ops thanks to its bright festive lights plus a live show with artists singing your favourite holiday tunes. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come out, get together, sing, and have some fun!

At most stops, the holiday train is complete with people pouring delicious hot chocolate to keep your spirit warm along with a massive food drive. So, if you’re planning on heading out to your town or city’s holiday train location, make sure you bring canned goods and non-perishables.

Nipigon holiday train


CPKC Holiday Train Dates and Locations 

To download a full copy of the holiday train schedule, click here!

November 2023 Holiday Train Dates


Sudbury Holiday Train 

Location: Elgin Street VIA Train Station

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 29th at 8:50 pm

Cartier Holiday Train 

Location: CPKC Train Station on 3 Spencer Avenue

Date & Time: Thursday, November 30th at 10:45 am

Chapleau Holiday Train 

Location: CPKC Train Station on 50 Dufferin Street

Date & Time: Thursday, November 30th at 4:15 pm

White River Holiday Train 

Location: CPKC Train Station on 102 Winnipeg Street

Date & Time: Thursday, November 30th at 9:00 pm

December 2023 Holiday Train Dates


Mobert Holiday Train

Location: Right across from the community Band Office

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st at 9:15 am

Heron Bay Holiday Train

Location: The old CPKC Train Station, right beside the Esso building

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st at 11:15 am

Marathon Holiday Train

Location: Beside the curling club parking lot on Stevens Avenue

Date & Time:  Friday, December 1st at 12:30 pm

Nipigon holiday train

Schreiber Holiday Train

Location: Cenotaph beside the North Shore Harvest Food building

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st at 3:00 pm

Nipigon Holiday Train

Location: CPKC property in front of the Town Office on 60 Front Street

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st at 5:45 pm

Thunder Bay Holiday Train

Location:  CPKC Train Depot track on 440 Syndicate Avenue

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st at 8:45 pm

Ignace Holiday Train 

Location: CPKC Train Station

Date & Time: Saturday, December 2nd at 9:15 am

Dryden Holiday Train

Location: CPKC yard entrance corner of Queen Street and Earl Avenue

Date & Time:  Saturday, December 2nd at 11:45 am

Vermillion Bay Holiday Train

Location: Bay Street railway crossing, south of Highway 17

Date & Time:  Saturday, December 2nd at 1:15 pm

Kenora Holiday Train

Location: CPKC South Yard across from Wholesale Store, 8th Avenue South

Date & Time: Saturday, December 2nd at 3:45 pm

About Josie Cormier

Josie Cormier grew up in Nipigon, Northern Ontario, and is part of the Red Rock Indian Band. She is passionate about sharing the love she has for her home with everyone she meets. You can always find her looking for new adventures by kayaking, hiking, and exploring the beautiful area she's lucky to call home. Josie is currently a student at York University in Toronto and hopes to start a career as a writer. 

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