When and Where in Maine to See The Stunning CPKC Holiday Train This November
'Tis the season to experience fun things centered around the holidays, and one of Canada's most treasured holiday traditions is returning to Maine for the second straight year.
That would be the spectacular CPKC Holiday Train. A Canadian tradition for more than two decades, the CPKC Holiday train is decorated with dazzling LED lights and make stops throughout both Canada and the United States to put on musical and light shows for a good cause.
Last year, the CPKC Holiday train made its first-ever visit to Maine, with three stops in Brownville Junction, Hermon, and Jackman. For 2023, the CPKC Holiday Train will make the same stops on Tuesday, November 21.
The CPKC Holiday Train will arrive in Hermon at 11:30am. Attendees are asked to gather at the Coldbrook Road railway crossing for the full performance. The light show and live music for this stop will take place from 11:45am until 12:15pm. The train will then depart.
Brownville Junction Stop
The CPKC Holiday Train will arrive in Brownville at 5pm. Attendees are asked to gather at the CPKC Railway Yard at 1586 Main Road. The light show and live music for this stop will begin at 5:15pm and last until 5:45pm before the train departs.
The CPKC Holiday Train will arrive in Jackman at 9:20pm. Attendees are asked to gather at the CPKC Rail Yard at 4 Walton Street. The light show and live music for this stop will begin at 9:30pm and last until 10pm. This will be the final Maine stop.
The shows are free to the public, but attendees are encouraged to bring cash donations or food donations to the site. The CPKC Holiday Train has been raising money and awareness about food insecurity for more than two decades.
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