The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will soon roll its way into Manitoba to celebrate 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America.
The train will stop in Winnipeg on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. at the grade railway crossing at Panet Road and Molson Street. The event runs from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and the stage will open to both sides.
The CP Holiday Train will chug into Winnipeg this weekend with performers Dallas Smith and Odds.
The award-winning country band and the Canadian alternative rockers will arrive at 9 p.m. on Friday, December 2 when the train stops on Molson Street between Panet Road and Munroe Avenue. The event is expected to last until 9:45 p.m.
The CP Holiday Train and its brightly-lit locomotive are rolling back on the rails through Winnipeg next week.
The train will reach Molson Street on Friday, December 4 at 9 p.m. between Panet Road and Munroe Avenue. Performers Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott will accompany the train, which is making its way across Canada and into the United States.
The CP Holiday Train will once again be swinging through the city as the holiday season approaches.
The colourfully-lit locomotive and its mobile concert stage will be in Winnipeg on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Molson Street between Panet Road and Munroe Avenue. The train is set to arrive at 9 p.m with performers Odds and Roxanne Potvin.
The CP Holiday Train will roll through Winnipeg this evening, making a stop on Molson Street between Panet Road and Munroe Avenue.
The train, currently on a cross-country tour, is collecting food donations for local food banks along the way. The local stop will include a drop-off bin for non-perishable food items, which will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest.
Entertainment on the Canadian leg of the tour includes Doc Walker, Miss Emily and Brothers Dube.
Children wishing to see the train may need to get permission to stay up late, as the train won’t arrive in Winnipeg until 9:15 p.m. The public is asked to arrive 15 minutes early to get a spot along the fence.
Before reaching Winnipeg, the train will stop in Whitemouth, Manitoba for a 7 p.m. show.
The holiday train program has raised close to $6.4 million and about 2.6 million pounds of food for North American food banks since 1999.
A U.S. version of the CP Holiday Train is also making the rounds south of the border.