If you love trains, get ready for a family friendly event that will be the highlight of your holiday season. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is coming to the Stateline. Here's where you can see it.

The CP Holiday Train is North America's longest rolling food bank fundraiser and since we started in 1999, the program has raised close to $9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food.  Over the three weeks of the program, musicians will play more than 150 concerts from a boxcar we've turned into a travelling stage.

The concerts are free, but we encourage you to bring a donation for your local food bank -- either a non-perishable food item or a cash donation. All contributions will stay in your community.

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The train will roll through Byron Illinois December 4. Here is the Illinois schedule from Canadian Pacific.

It may not be the Polar Express, but you have to admit, it's pretty cool.

I'll be the big 6 foot kid with balloons and a conductors cap in the Byron on December 4. See you there and don't forget your cameras.

Keep checking back to find out when and where the train will stop in 2015.