One of the highlights of the holiday season is heading to Dallas’s NorthPark Center to see The Trains at NorthPark. This will quickly be a holiday tradition for many Dallas-Fort Worth families.
DALLAS October 25, 2016 – The Trains at NorthPark, the most elaborate miniature toy trains exhibit in Texas, will arrive in Dallas November 19, 2016, and depart January 8, 2017. Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD), and presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark features more than 750 railcars on a 1,600-foot intricate configuration of tracks set against notable American landmarks. This year, The Trains at NorthPark will also feature a special tribute to the Dallas Police Department.
A beloved holiday tradition for more than 70,000 each year, The Trains at NorthPark features cityscapes like Dallas, replete with the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and Fair Park; New York with Times Square and Grand Central Terminal; Washington, D.C. with The White House; and San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. Other highlights include New England’s fall foliage, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore and Route 66. Thomas the Train and his friends also draw families to the charming exhibit, which is in its 29th year. The Trains at NorthPark has raised more than $13 million for the thousands of families who have stayed at the Ronald McDonald House, a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill or injured children.
Tickets for The Trains at NorthPark are $3 for children ages 2-12 and seniors over 65. Adults are $7, while children under 2 are admitted for free. Discount tickets for $1 off general admission are available at local Tom Thumb stores. The exhibit closes for Christmas and Thanksgiving, closing early at 4 p.m. for both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. This year, The Trains at NorthPark will be at a new location on Level 2 between Nordstrom and the AMC Theater.
Those interested in supporting The Trains at NorthPark through sponsorship, volunteering or purchasing a railcar can do so by visiting firstname.lastname@example.org contacting Bailey Kafer at
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ABOUT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF DALLAS:
Established in 1981, Ronald McDonald House of Dallas has served as a home-away-from-home for more than 36,000 families of seriously ill children who have traveled to Dallas seeking medical treatment in area hospitals. By providing a caring, supportive, home-like environment, Ronald McDonald House of Dallas keeps the family intact and helps allow a family to establish a normal routine in the midst of crisis. It also provides families with the opportunity to share their concerns with other families in similar circumstances. For more information, please contact Ronald McDonald House of Dallas at 214.631.7354, or visit www.rmhdallas.org.