The Candian Pacific Holiday Train will be making a stop in Byron, Illinois on December 3, 2022, and if you've never gone to see it before, there's one very important thing you need to know before you go.

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Experience

If you have kids, love trains, or just love everything Christmas, I firmly believe you need to take some time on December 3 to check out The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Byron, Illinois. From start to finish, the whole experience takes less than an hour, and it is truly something cool to see. Here's some video I captured 7 years ago that gives you an idea of what to expect...

2022's Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stop in Byron will feature performances from Lindsay Ell and JoJo Mason and will start at Noon on December 3 along the train tracks at the intersection of Colfax and Seventh in Byron.

Important Parking Info From the City of Byron

Each year when The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stops in Byron, it usually causes a traffic headache for those that are unprepared. If you're wondering where to park or what streets will be closed in preparation for the event, here's some important info from the City of Byron;

Colfax Street will be closed south of Byron Hills and north of Third Street along with the closure of Seventh Street. Traffic should detour by using Barker Road. We further recommend you arrive early and not park on the north side of the tracks as once the train arrives you WILL NOT be allowed to cross the railroad tracks at the pedestrian crossing as it will be closed. The event will be held on the south side of the tracks in the intersection of Colfax and Seventh.

FYI, Byron won't be the only place in Illinois that The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be making a stop in 2022. See the full Holiday Train schedule now at

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