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"It is a privilege for CP to be able to run a program like this and connect with so many communities across our network. I want to personally thank each individual who has made a donation over the past 20 years – your collective efforts have made the Holiday Train a huge success for two decades." - Keith Creel, CP's President and Chief Executive Officer

Each event is free, with CP encouraging attendees to open their cupboards and wallets to help address hunger needs in their communities. Local food banks will be accepting donations at each stop to ensure those less fortunate have enough healthy food this holiday season.

The U.S. train also has stops in Canada

The U.S.-bound train will depart from Montreal on November 25 and head south. Sam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason entertain crowds at stops in Quebec, New York and Ontario. The Trews will then hop on board with Willy Porter in Chicago to complete the trip through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota before arriving at their final destination in Weyburn, Saskatchewan on December 16.

US Holiday Train Schedule
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  • Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018
  • Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • Friday, December 14, 2018
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Full scheduleSee Canadian Schedule
StationAddressDateArrivalEvent TimeDeparturePerformers
Adirondack Junction/KahnawakeMohawk Reserve2018-11-256:00 PM6:10 PM - 6:35 PM6:45 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
St. ConstantThe rail crossing at Sainte Catherine Street, on the East side of the Sainte Catherine EXO station2018-11-256:55 PM7:05 PM - 7:30 PM7:35 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Delson​Old EXO Station, 1 chemin de la gare2018-11-257:45 PM7:55 PM - 8:20 PM8:25 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​St. Mathieu​Ecole Jacques Barclay - 368 Rue Principale. Adjacent to Montée de la Petite Côte2018-11-258:40 PM8:50 PM - 9:15 PM9:20 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Lacolle​10 Ste. Marie. CP train station2018-11-259:50 PM10:00 PM - 10:30 PM10:45 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
MechanicvilleParking Lot adjacent to CP tracks, 300 Park Avenue2018-11-265:45 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:40 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Saratoga Springs​Amtrak Station2018-11-267:20 PM7:30 PM - 8:00 PM8:15 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​​Fort Edward​​Amtrak Station2018-11-2712:35 PM12:45 PM - 1:15 PM1:30 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​​Ticonderoga​Pell's Crossing. Amtrak waiting area Rt. 74 (Fort Ti Rd) *Stop n Go2018-11-273:10 PM3:10 PM - 3:40 PM3:40 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​​Port HenryAmtrak Station, West side stop2018-11-274:30 PM4:45 PM - 5:15 PM5:30 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​​Plattsburgh​​Amtrak Station2018-11-277:00 PM7:15 PM - 7:45 PM8:00 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Rouses Point​Rouses Point Station2018-11-278:45 PM9:00 PM - 9:30 PM9:45 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
MiltonGlen Eden Ski & Snowboard Centre, West Parking Lot - 5234 Kelso Road2018-11-284:45 PM5:00 PM - 5:30 PM5:45 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​HamiltonSouth side of Gage Park2018-11-287:45 PM8:00 PM - 8:40 PM8:55 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Cambridge (Galt) ​10 Malcolm Street, former Galt Station2018-11-294:00 PM4:15 PM - 4:45 PM4:55 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Ayr CP crossing at Inglis Street and Willison Street2018-11-295:20 PM5:30 PM - 6:00 PM6:10 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Woodstock ​199 Winniett Street2018-11-296:40 PM6:45 PM - 7:10 PM7:20 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​London​Richmond Street railway crossing between Oxford and Central2018-11-298:15 PM8:30 PM - 9:00 PM9:15 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
ChathamHoliday Inn/Convention Centre parking lot off Richmond Street2018-11-302:30 PM2:45 PM - 3:15 PM3:30 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
​Windsor ​CP Yard at Erie Street West and Janette Street2018-11-305:20 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:45 PMSam Roberts Band and JoJo Mason
Pingree GroveVillage Hall, 14N 042 Reinking Road2018-12-29:45 AM10:00 AM - 10:30 AM10:45 AMThe Trews and Willy Porter
ByronTower Road near the High School2018-12-212:45 PM1:00 PM - 1:30 PM1:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Savanna913 Bowen St. - West of the Depot at the South Chauncey St.2018-12-23:15 PM3:30 PM - 4:00 PM4:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
MuscatineWest end of River Side Park at Chestnut Street and Harbor Drive2018-12-27:30 PM7:45 PM - 8:15 PM8:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
OttumwaCP Station - 1300 Wildwood Drive across I34 from Kohl's2018-12-310:45 AM11:00 AM - 11:30 AM11:45 AMThe Trews and Willy Porter
ChillicotheCP tracks adjacent to Lowes Parking Lot, US Business 36 & Harvester Road2018-12-33:45 PM4:00 PM - 4:30 PM4:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Kansas CityUnion Station, 30 W. Pershing Road2018-12-37:45 PM8:00 PM - 8:45 PM9:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
DavenportCorner of Western Avenue and West River Drive 2018-12-41:45 PM2:00 PM - 2:30 PM2:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
ClintonEast end of Main Avenue, near Sawmill Museum2018-12-44:15 PM4:30 PM - 5:00 PM5:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
BellevueHorizon Lanes Parking Lot corner of Jefferson Ave & Elizabeth Street2018-12-46:45 PM7:00 PM - 7:30 PM7:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
DubuqueHawthorne Street railway crossing, corner of Hawthorne Street and Rohmberg Avenue2018-12-48:30 PM8:45 PM - 9:15 PM9:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
GuttenbergEast Side of the Schiller Street Railway Crossing2018-12-512:45 PM1:00 PM - 1:30 PM1:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​MarquetteMarina parking lot, North of Casino Queen Marquette at Water Street and Highway 762018-12-52:45 PM3:00 PM - 3:30 PM3:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
LansingBall Park Field on South Front Street between North 2nd and Dodge Street2018-12-54:50 PM5:00 PM - 5:30 PM5:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
New AlbinParking lot adjacent CP tracks on Railroad St between Ross Avenue and Oak Street2018-12-56:15 PM6:30 PM - 7:00 PM7:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
La Crescent215 South Chestnut Street, The Commodore Food and Spirit parking lot2018-12-58:15 PM8:30 PM - 9:00 PM9:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
BensenvilleRailroad Avenue east of York Road2018-12-63:30 PM3:45 PM - 4:15 PM4:20 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Gurnee​4460 Old Grand Avenue, Viking Middle School park2018-12-65:50 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:35 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Sturtevant9900 East Exploration Ct., Amtrak Depot2018-12-67:20 PM7:30 PM - 7:55 PM8:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Milwaukee433 West St. Paul Avenue, Amtrak Depot2018-12-68:35 PM8:45 PM - 9:15 PM9:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
WauwatosaHarwood Avenue crossing2018-12-74:15 PM4:30 PM - 5:00 PM5:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Hartland210 Pawling Avenue2018-12-75:45 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:40 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
OconomowocSilver Lake Street, north side of the tracks2018-12-76:55 PM6:55 PM - 7:25 PM7:35 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
WatertownBrandt-Quirk Park parking lot (ball diamond), adjacent to track2018-12-77:55 PM8:00 PM - 8:30 PM8:35 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Columbus​Amtrak Depot2018-12-79:05 PM9:15 PM - 9:45 PM10:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​PortageAverbeck Street2018-12-81:15 PM1:30 PM - 2:00 PM2:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Wisconsin Dells​100 La Crosse Street, Amtrak Depot2018-12-82:45 PM3:00 PM - 3:30 PM3:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Mauston​Division Street railway crossing2018-12-84:15 PM4:25 PM - 4:55 PM5:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Tomah​205 North Superior Avenue, Amtrak Depot2018-12-85:30 PM5:35 PM - 6:05 PM6:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Sparta​Corner of South Water Street and Milwaukee Street2018-12-86:40 PM7:00 PM - 7:30 PM7:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Lacrosse​Amtrak Station, 601 Saint Andrew Street2018-12-88:45 PM9:00 PM - 9:30 PM9:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Winona​65 East Mark Street, Amtrak Station2018-12-94:00 PM4:15 PM - 4:45 PM5:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Wabasha​Gambie Avenue railroad crossing, by Bruegger Park2018-12-96:00 PM6:15 PM - 6:45 PM7:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Hastings​500 East Second Street, CP Depot2018-12-98:30 PM8:45 PM - 9:15 PM9:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Cottage GroveWest Point Douglas Road, ​South of Seiben Bridge, in front of Youth Service Bureau2018-12-105:15 PM5:30 PM - 6:00 PM6:10 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
St. Paul (Union Depot)St. Paul Union Depot, 214 E 4th Street2018-12-106:45 PM7:00 PM - 7:30 PM7:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Golden ValleyLevel Railway Crossing at Golden Hills Drive2018-12-114:50 PM5:00 PM - 5:30 PM5:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
St. Louis ParkRailway Crossing at the intersection of W. Lake Street and Library Lane2018-12-116:00 PM6:15 PM - 6:45 PM6:55 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
MinneapolisLions Park on 37th Ave, between 37th Ave & Stinson Blvd2018-12-117:55 PM8:15 PM - 8:45 PM9:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Loretto​Hennepin County Road 19 crossing2018-12-124:15 PM4:30 PM - 5:00 PM5:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Buffalo5th Street Northeast crossing, west side of tracks2018-12-125:45 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Annandale​West side of Downtown Park, over the Oak Avenue crossing2018-12-127:15 PM7:30 PM - 8:00 PM8:05 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Eden ValleyState Street Railroad Crossing also known as State HWY 222018-12-128:55 PM9:00 PM - 9:30 PM9:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​GlenwoodCP Station, ​20 - 15th Street NE2018-12-1310:00 AM10:15 AM - 10:45 AM11:00 AMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Alexandria​8th Avenue East railroad crossing by Hubbard Feed Mill at 8th and Nokomis2018-12-1311:30 AM11:45 AM - 12:15 PM12:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Detroit LakesHolmes Street Railroad Crossing near Holmes Community Center, 826 Summit2018-12-132:30 PM2:45 PM - 3:15 PM3:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
MahnomenEvent - W of US 59 & S of E Washington Ave - *20 minute Stop and Go2018-12-134:20 PM4:20 PM - 4:50 PM4:50 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Plummer​Main railway crossing on Central Avenue2018-12-136:00 PM6:15 PM - 6:45 PM7:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Thief River FallsCity Hall, 405 3rd Street East2018-12-137:30 PM7:45 PM - 8:15 PM8:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Elbow Lake​Main Street crossing2018-12-144:15 PM4:30 PM - 5:00 PM5:15 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Hankinson122 1st Street, American Legion parking lot, Main Street Crossingng north side of track2018-12-146:30 PM6:45 PM - 7:15 PM7:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Enderlin101 Harvest Lane, CP Depot2018-12-149:05 PM9:15 PM - 9:45 PM10:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Carrington​Carrington Rail Depot, 601 - 6 Avenue NE2018-12-151:30 PM1:45 PM - 2:15 PM2:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Harvey​600 Lincoln Avenue2018-12-153:45 PM4:00 PM - 4:30 PM4:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Minot​Main Street crossing2018-12-156:30 PM6:45 PM - 7:15 PM7:25 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
Kenmare1st Ave SW and Central Ave, East side of the railway tracks2018-12-158:30 PM8:45 PM - 9:15 PM9:30 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
North PortalCoach Track ,Town Center2018-12-1611:45 AM12:00 PM - 12:30 PM2:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Estevan​East of CP Station at vacant lot off 7th Street2018-12-163:00 PM3:15 PM - 3:45 PM4:00 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter
​Weyburn​512 Railway Street2018-12-165:45 PM6:00 PM - 6:30 PM6:45 PMThe Trews and Willy Porter

The Holiday Train also visits Canadian cities. Hop over to the Canadian Holiday Train schedule for details

Performing this year
  • Willy Porter

    ​Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades and has shared world stages with music icons Jeff Beck, Tori Amos, and Paul Simon, carving out a successful solo career as an artist who makes music that resonates long after the last guitar chord fades. Whether in the studio or on stage, Willy Porter gifts listeners with an unforgettable ride, embodying the very best of what live music has to offer.

    "I am both grateful and excited to be a part of the CP Holiday Train's 20th Anniversary Band as we roll across North America! Each whistle stop combines humanitarian effort with the musical spirit of the holidays making the CP Holiday Train one of the greatest projects I have had the honour to be a part of!"

    Visit the Willy Porter official website
  • Trews

    ​With multiple radio hits drawn from six scorching studio albums plus several EPs, a pair of live records, and a retrospective, The Trews are among the most prolific, electrifying, and innovative rock bands on the planet. The Nova Scotia-bred, Hamilton, ON-based combo of singer/guitarist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Chris Gormley — songwriters all — has won universal acclaim for both their dazzling live performances and wildly accessible songs. 

    "This will be our first time touring by train, which is something we’ve always wanted to do. To do it while being able to raise some money to put food on local shelves at this most important time of year makes it extra special for us. We can’t wait!"

    Visit the Trews official website
  • Sam Roberts Band

    ​Sam Roberts Band is a rock band based out of Montreal, Canada. On October 5, 2018, Sam Roberts announced the worldwide deluxe reissue of the Juno Award-winning debut album     We Were Born In A Flame. The 2018 edition marks fifteen years since the album was first released in 2003 and includes original demos and previously unheard songs with an entire extra disc added for both CD and vinyl editions remastered by one of Canada's most distinguished sound engineer's, João Carvalho.

    "We are looking forward to riding on the CP Holiday Train, spreading some holiday cheer, and hoping those who come to the show bring food or cash donations for their local food bank!"

    Visit the Sam Roberts Band official website
  • JoJo Mason

    ​JoJo's music is about having fun, appreciating life and sharing stories. It is passionately country, but with no fear of a deep groove, fresh lyric or original melody. He will charm you with his personality, wow you with his beat boxing, earn your respect with his work ethic, inspire you with his character and compassion, elicit a smile with his message but most importantly, JoJo will sweep you off your feet with his voice. From a moonshine slinging, shower singing prairie boy to Canada’s next country music sensation.

    "I can honestly say I've never been on a train before!! I couldn't think of a better way to spend my Christmas holidays than spreading the gift of music in as many places as we can aboard the CP Holiday Train! BEST CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY EVER!"

    Visit the JoJo Mason official website
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CP Holiday Train Tracker

Want to follow the trains as they cross the U.S. and Canada?

 

*** The U.S. train also visits train also visits Quebec, Southern Ontario and Southern Saskatchewan.  To switch the live view from the Canadian train to the United States train, tap Schedule, tap the United States tab, and then tap Schedule again.***

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It's our 20th year of the Holiday Train and to celebrate, we're releasing 20 festive songs by artists that have toured on the train.

Learn more​​

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The Holiday Train wouldn't be as successful at raising hunger awareness if it weren't for dedicated community volunteers and members of the media that help to promote our local events.


Download photos and posters here​​​​​​​

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​We believe that everyone has the right to access healthy, nutritious food.​

learn more about Healthy donations​​​​​​​​​​​​​​