Polar Express – 5:00 pm (Session #1) – SOLD OUT

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Monday, December 9th, 2013
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Toy soldier in lights at Garden of Lights

This session is sold out.

All aboard! Bring your family and friends to NBG’s most popular holiday event! Warm up with cookies and hot chocolate while you listen to a reading of the Polar Express, then take a tram ride through the Dominion Garden of Lights Holiday display.  This event has become a tradition for many families, so book early before it sells out!

Registration is $10 per person/$8 for NBG Members.  Infants under 2 are free if riding on the lap of an adult.

NBG Member Registration Opens September 16th

NON-Member Registration Opens October 1st

How to Register

Online: On line registration requires a PayPal account.  Once registration is open, registration information will be available at the bottom of this page.  Please check the date and time at the top of this page, this is the event you will be registered for.  Paypal will issue a receipt upon completion of your payment. You will also receive an email confirmation from Norfolk Botanical Garden with your confirmation number and event information.  If you do not receive a confirmation email within 2 business days of booking your polar express event please contact the Registration Office at Registrar@nbgs.org.   If the event you are registering for is sold out online you may call the Registration Office at (757)441-5830 x338 to confirm availability or to be added to the waiting list.

By Phone: Due to the high volume of calls your registration will be taken through voice mail only.   For phone registrations, please follow the following steps:

  • Call 441-5830 x 338.
  • Listen closely to the voicemail message for updates.
  • Leave your name, member number, telephone number and dates/times you would like to attend a program.
  • Education staff will register guests in the order that messages are received. Your registration will be confirmed with a return telephone call for payment.
  • If you are not currently a member visit our Become a Member page.

For a listing of other holiday classes and events for your family please visit our  Calendar of Events.


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Online Ticket Orders are closed for this event. Please call 757-441-5830 x 338 for assistance.