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Saturday, December 17, 2016
Muskoka Heritage Place, Train Station
100 Forbes Hill Drive Huntsville (beside the Active Living Centre)
5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. (last train leaves at 7:30 pm)
$5.00 per person (child or adult) tax included
Parking at the Huntsville High School, Canada Summit Centre, Active Living Centre or directly across the street from the event.
No advance ticket sales or reserve seating. Arrive and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies (while supplies last) and purchase your tickets enroute to boarding.
Our Portage Flyer Christmas is what we like to call a "supermagicated" event that has become a tradition among families looking to spend some great quality time in the fresh air and surrounded by holiday spirit. Once you make your way to Huntsville, travel up Brunel Rd 1 km and look for the black and white "Portage Flyer Christmas Train Ride" signs. Arrive to our Rotary Village Station and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies and join in on a carol or two. The train coaches have literally a thousand lights and of course Santa is waiting at the end of the line to hear your side of the story. The combination of a train, lights and Santa is almost too much for the adults, let alone the kids. There is no reserve seating or advance ticket sales, just purchase your $5.00 per person ticket (Santa pays the tax) prior to boarding. We travel along the Muskoka River on our 1km of track to Fairy Lake where riders may debark , visit with Santa and catch the next train back or remain on board for the return trip. Each trip takes about 20 minutes and dress warmly as the coaches are open-aired. Plenty of free parking is available either nearby or directly across from our station.
There is no smoking on town property and Muskoka Heritage Place does not allow pets. Registered service animals only.
If you require specific directions or more detailed parking information please contact Ron Gostlin.
Sunday April 16th, 2017 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm
Admission is FREE
Gate opens at 12:00 noon sharp and children are split into various age groups, even the very young. They then embark upon a chocolate treasure, hunt and search for the golden eggs to win prizes. The entire event lasts one hour and admission is free. Please no pets and we allow registered service animals.
Saturday July 1, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Regular admission rates apply.
Includes Strawberry Scones while supplies last.
Costumed narrators, historical demonstrations, strolling musicians and the Portage Flyer gets all "steamed up" for the season with runs at: 12:00 / 1:00 / 2:00 & 3:00 pm.
Lots to do, lots to see, and lots of celebration.
FREE Canada Flags, tattoos, stickers!
While supplies last, only. Please check back for more details.