CPKC Holiday Train: Free Concerts Lighting Up Cities Across Canada

Prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing sights and sounds of the CPKC Holiday Train, embarking on its 25th annual journey from November 20th to December 19th. This remarkable festive train is more than just a visual spectacle; it stands as a vital pillar of support for food banks. Spanning numerous cities across Canada and the United States, the train shares joy, raises funds, and raises awareness about the prevalent issue of food insecurity.

The train itself is a visual marvel, resembling scenes from a fairy tale brought to life. Each carriage is adorned with a stunning array of holiday lights, each car designed with its unique thematic display. At the heart of the train lies an expansive open-air stage where skilled musicians and performers entertain the audience with spectacular live acts at every stop.

The train's lineup features exceptional performers including Anyway Gang, BRELAND, Kiesza, MacKenzie Porter, Seaforth, Tyler Shaw, Dallas Smith, Tenille Townes, Trudy, and Virginia to Vegas. These artists infuse their talents into each performance, ensuring an unforgettable experience for everyone in attendance.

While the train's activities and performances are free, attendees are encouraged to show support through voluntary donations. CPKC demonstrates their commitment by making donations to local food shelves at every stop, urging further community contributions to aid those in need.

The CPKC Holiday Train is more than just a celebration; it's a symbol of hope, having raised over $22.5 million and more than 5 million pounds of food for community food banks since its establishment in 1999.

Let's join this incredible celebration of giving, joy, and community spirit aboard the CPKC Holiday Train. Notable stops in major Canadian cities include:

  • Montreal, QC: November 21st (Montreal West EXO Commuter Station, 7499 Avenue Harley)
  • Toronto, ON: November 28th (CPKC Yard Office parking lot, 750 Runnymede Road)
  • Calgary, AB: December 9th (Anderson C-Train Station south parking lot)
  • Port Moody, BC: December 18th (300 Ioco Road behind Arena and Recreation Center)

For further details and to witness this heartwarming event, visit the CPKC website or check local schedules for stopovers near you.

Remember, the true magic of the holidays lies in spreading love and supporting those in need.

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