CP Holiday Train rolls into Brooks, Gleichen on Wednesday night!

“Food banks and communities across Canada are so excited to see the CP Holiday Train return, as it brings together communities across Alberta to kick off the holidays and give back at the same time"

 

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes its return to Southern Alberta this week with bright lights, live music, and a fundraiser.

The festively-decorated train began its cross-country tour on November 23, 2022, and it will be making several stops in the province starting on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

The Holiday Train will make stops in 21 communities in Southern Alberta communities at the following times and locations:

 

  • Brooks: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:35 p.m.
    • 1 Avenue on the rear side of the Civic building
  • Gleichen: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8:35 p.m.
    • CP tracks at 3 Avenue and Crowfoot Street
  • Blackfalds: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 12:45 p.m.
    • CP tracks at Greg Street between Broadway Avenue and East Avenue
  • Lacombe: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 2:00 p.m.
    • Len Thompson Fish Pond
  • Ponoka: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 3:45 p.m.
    • 50 Street and 47 Avenue
  • Wetaskwin: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m.
    • CP ES Building at 4009 50 Street
  • Millet: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:50 p.m.
    • Pedestrian crossing at 50 Street and 48 Avenue
  • Leduc: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8:15 p.m.
    • CP tracks at 50 Avenue and 47 Street
  • Josephburg: Friday, Dec. 9 at 5:00 p.m.
    • Moyer Recreational Centre at 54596 Range Road 215
  • Edmonton: Friday, Dec. 9 at 8:00 p.m.
    • South of the old Edmonton CP station at 7935 Gateway Boulevard
  • Innisfail: Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1:15 p.m.
    • 52 Avenue and 50 Street crossing
  • Olds: Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2:45 p.m.
    • 50 Street Level Crossing
  • Didsbury: Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4:05 p.m.
    • CP Mainline at 20 Street and 18 Avenue
  • Airdrie: Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5:45 p.m.
    • Nose Creek Park on Main Street, east side of the CP tracks
  • Calgary: Sunday, Dec. 11 at 5:45 p.m.
    • Anderson C-Train Station – South C train parking lot
  • Cochrane: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 2:45 p.m.
    • Behind the Provincial Building between River Street and 4 Street
  • Stoney Nakoda: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 4:15 p.m.
    • CP tracks adjacent to the Morley Gas Station
  • Canmore: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 5:45 p.m.
    • Railway pedestrian crossing behind Save-On Foods
  • Banff: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Banff train station at 327 Railway Avenue

 

All of the stops from Medicine Hat to Calgary will include musical performances from Tenille Townes and Aysanabee, while those in the Cochrane to Banff stretch will see MacKenzie Porter and Virginia to Vegas performing.

Musical performances will begin 10-15 minutes after arrival and will last for 30 minutes:

At each stop, CP Rail will be collecting food and monetary donations for food banks in those communities.

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