69th Annual Santa Train

The 69th Annual Santa Train will be heading into town this Saturday, November 19, 2011. The train will deliver 15 tons of gifts, candies and toys to children in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.  The Santa Train is co-sponsored by CSX Transportation, Food City, the Kingsport Tennessee Area Chamber of Commerce and Kids Wish Network.

 Following the train’s arrival and performance by celebrity riders Thompson Square will be Kingsport’s annual Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at 3:30 in downtown Kingsport.

For more information on this year’s Santa Train and Christmas Parade please visit the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce online at http://www.kingsportchamber.org

For information on the history of the Santa Train check out these past blog entries…

https://kingsportarchives.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/joe-higgins-the-first-santa-aboard-the-santa-train/

https://kingsportarchives.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/68th-annual-santa-train-and-christmas-parade/

https://kingsportarchives.wordpress.com/2009/11/19/67th-annual-santa-train/

https://kingsportarchives.wordpress.com/2009/11/17/the-santa-train-tradition/

https://kingsportarchives.wordpress.com/2009/11/16/santa-trains-first-santa-joe-higgins/

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