Film Series: The Polar Express SOLD OUT!
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Film Series: The Polar Express SOLD OUT!

This event is FREE and open to the public. An RSVP is required.


Saturday, December 9, 2023   |  10:30 AM

Long Center for the Performing Arts - Mars Theatre
111 North Sixth Street, Lafayette, IN  47901

Doors open at 10:00 AM
Movie starts at 10:30 AM
Movie run time: 100 minutes
Rating: G

Arrive early to enjoy the wonder sounds of The Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ.

The Conductor says arrive early, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Children are invited to wear their pajamas.

Concessions offers soda, water, snacks and candies available for purchase.

***Please note the Long Center is a historic venue. There is no elevator to the balcony section.

All aboard The Polar Express! The Long Center for the Performing Arts takes you to the North Pole in style during this free, encore showing the timeless classic movie The Polar Express. All you have to do is believe.

The Academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

CAST:  Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Leslie Zemeckis, Michael Jeter


One thing about trains—it doesn’t matter where you’re going. What matters is deciding … to get on! 

—Tom Hanks, Conductor in The Polar Express


Long Center for the Performing Arts

Box Office Info

111 North 6th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

By appointment only.

(765) 742-5664 ext 1

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