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All Aboard the Polar Bear Express!

Take a ride on the Polar Bear Express this December!

Throughout December, the Jones Fall Zephyr at The Maryland Zoo (1 Safari Place Baltimore) transforms into the Polar Bear Express!

Come enjoy a holiday-themed train ride and learn about arctic animals, like the two new polar bears.

On Sunday Dec 9 and Dec 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Santa and his special mascot friends will be joining in on the fun! Santa will be riding the train at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30. This event is included with Zoo admission. Train tickets are $5 per rider ($4 for zoo members).

Zoo admission for adults is $19, children (2-11) is $15 and seniors (65+) is $16. Purchase your tickets today online!

For more information on Polar Bear Express at The Maryland Zoo, visit

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