Holiday Train makes stop in La Crosse, heading to other area communities

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is visiting 13 Wisconsin Communities this year, and on Wednesday it made a grand entrance at the Amtrak Station in La Crosse.

The train, also known as “North America’s longest rolling food bank” transforms an ordinary cargo car into a stage overflowing with holiday spirit. This year, guests were treated to dazzling holiday light shows, free live music, and of course a meet and greet with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

People were also encouraged to bring along a donation of food to benefit our local food pantry, The Hunger Task Force.

Since the train does run a tight schedule, it was only in La Crosse from 8:45 pm to 9:30 pm.

To see a full list of the holiday train’s journey click here. Listed stop times are approximate. Holiday Train officials suggest following Canadian Pacific Holiday Train on Facebook, and Twitter to be aware of any updates or changes to the schedule.

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