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Autism Friendly Santa Express

November 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 2:00 pm


Join us for one of our most popular events … the Autism Friendly Santa Express! The noon time slot is exclusively considered AUTISM FRIENDLY and is for our Sun, Moon & Stars families. Children will have a wonderful, judgement-free experience visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Service Options:

Coach Service: $20 each (children/adults)

  • Comfortable seating in our regular excursion coaches seasonally decorated inside and out.
  • Visit by Santa with hand delivered gifts.
  • Elf leads sing along to Christmas Carols.
  • Visit with Mrs. Claus and the elves.

First Class: $49.50 each (children/adults)

  • Seating in our 1920s era 1st Class Lounge car with lounge seating seasonally decorated inside and out.
  • Longer visits with each child by Santa.
  • Visit by Santa with hand delivered gifts
    Hot chocolate service in Special Travel Mugs.
  • Elf leads sing along to Christmas Carols.
  • Visit with Mrs. Claus and the elves.
  • Gift Bag with additional information and goodies.

We ask that no outside food or drink be brought on board due to the historic nature of the cars.

Additional Information

ARRIVAL TIME: All trains leave precisely at their scheduled times – please plan to be at the Station at least 30 minutes prior to departure to allow for parking and retrieving your tickets. Please plan your drive with weather and traffic taken into account as refunds/transfers will not be made for missed trains.

WEATHER: Trains will run during rain or snow except in a case when the State of Connecticut issues orders that roads are officially closed due to treacherous conditions Only if this happens will refunds/rescheduling be offered.

TICKETS: Passengers will pick up their tickets the day of their scheduled ride at the “Will Call” counter inside of the historic Thomaston Station.

$20 – $49.50 $20 coach; $49.50 first class

Use promo code: STAR for $5.00 off each ticket courtesy of Sun, Moon & Stars.

Boarding is at Thomaston Station. Please note that because our station is positioned below an overpass, GPS will have you stop in the road on the overpass – we recommend that you adhere to the directions below. Parking is free onsite.

242 East Main Street, Thomaston, CT
Thomaston, Connecticut United States
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