PHOTOS: Train Takes Kids To The North Pole In Riverfront Park - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

PHOTOS: Train Takes Kids To The North Pole In Riverfront Park

Posted: Updated:
Children took a ride on the North Pole Express in Riverfront Park Wednesday night to meet Santa Claus. Children took a ride on the North Pole Express in Riverfront Park Wednesday night to meet Santa Claus.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Mobile users click this link to view the slideshow: http://bit.ly/1kBL2Yw

It was a cold winter night in Riverfront Park on Wednesday as a group of kids boarded a train.

But this wasn't just any train, it is the first annual North Pole Express on its way to see Santa Claus. The idea came from the Spokane Parks Department and for the very first trip they invited some very special kids and their parents.   

Over the next two weekends, the train will take kids on a ride throughout the park as they sing Christmas carols. The north pole express will run the next two weekends in Riverfront Park. Saturdays at noon, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm and Sundays at noon, 2pm and 4pm.

For tickets you can call 625-6600 or visit the guest services desk at the ice palace.



HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:22:14 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.

    More >>
  • Ohio home explodes; injures 2 people

    Ohio home explodes; injures 2 people

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:54:31 GMT
    Two people were seriously injured when a house exploded and shattered into pieces Friday in Columbus, Ohio.  The blast rocked the neighborhood shortly after 8AM Friday morning.  When firefighters arrived, they pulled a man and woman from the rubble.  Authorities say both are in critical condition.  The city housing authority owns the home and says it was supposed to be vacant. Investigators have not determined a cause of the blast.More >>
    Two people were seriously injured when a house exploded and shattered into pieces Friday in Columbus, Ohio.  The blast rocked the neighborhood shortly after 8AM Friday morning.  When firefighters arrived, they pulled a man and woman from the rubble.  Authorities say both are in critical condition.  The city housing authority owns the home and says it was supposed to be vacant. Investigators have not determined a cause of the blast.More >>
  • Trump says Dems are spreading phony border tales

    Trump says Dems are spreading phony border tales

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:49:42 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of circulating "phony stories of sadness and grief," amid a global uproar over his 'zero tolerance' policy for illegal border crossings. Calling for a "strong" border, he says: "We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections." 

    More >>

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of circulating "phony stories of sadness and grief," amid a global uproar over his 'zero tolerance' policy for illegal border crossings. Calling for a "strong" border, he says: "We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections." 

    More >>