WINTERGREEN EXPRESS tickets go on sale November 13

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine—The WINTERGREEN EXPRESS is coming back to Presque Isle on December 8 & 9, 2023. 

Tickets go on sale Monday, November 13, at 12:00 NOON. Tickets are available online at (please click on WINTERGREEN EXPRESS TICKETS).

Please join us for this very special holiday visit to the North Pole where Santa’s Elves serve hot cocoa, sing, and talk with all the boys and girls. Families will have fun decorating and eating delicious sugar cookies and visiting with Santa Claus. Little ones get a souvenir jingle bell to take home too!

Families board their magical ride to the North Pole at the Sargent Family Community Center.

Roundtrip tickets are $15 each. Everyone needs a ticket to ride. All children must be accompanied by at least one ticketed adult. Wee ones, 12-months-old and younger ride free. Upon purchase, ticket holders receive an email receipt indicating the date and time of their ticket(s) to the North Pole.

“Molly the Trolley and MSAD#1’s Big Blue will be taking families on the magical ride again this year,” said Gretchen Violette, Wintergreen’s events coordinator. “Sincere thanks to our sponsors — Falcon Transportation, LLC, our lead sponsor and Toy Transport; Katahdin Trust Company, our Candy Exchange Bank; Porter Farms, LLC, our supplier of Reindeer Feed for our Reindeer Barn; and Presque Isle Save-A-Lot, our cookie sponsor. Also, many thanks to our community partners and dozens of volunteers who make this holiday tradition so special for all to enjoy.”

For more information, the public may contact Wintergreen at (207) 762-3576 or


About Wintergreen Arts Center:  The Wintergreen Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2006, and located in Presque Isle, Maine.  Wintergreen is an organization based on the idea that creativity, advocacy, and community can produce great things.  Our mission is to provide meaningful experiences that encourage an appreciation of the arts, stimulate creativity and innovation, and offer an artistic community space where all are welcome.