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2019 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Hits 7 New York State Stops

Since 2001 the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train has been raising funds for food pantries across the United States with a boxcar stage, musical lineup and even visits with Santa. (Watch the video hereThe Holiday Train first started in 1999 in towns throughout Canada.) 

Over 14 brightly decorated rail cars with thousands of Christmas lights will be pulling into over one hundred towns in seven states and Quebec raising awareness for local food pantries.

The New York State section of the tour starts Tuesday, November 26 at 4:15 PM in Menands at Ganser-Smith Memorial Park.  Each stop is a little over a half-hour. Each event does take place outside so dress warmly.  Some locations have vendors set up to sell hot refreshments but it is not something to count on. The focus is on the local food pantries and making sure their shelves are stocked for winter. 


Crowds will be treated to live entertainment as well as a festively decorated train, free of charge. All that is asked is a donation t…

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