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CANCELED The Polar Express: 11am Showing

Saturday, December 12 at 11am, 10am doors
Smith Opera House
Bank of the Finger Lakes

Due to Ontario County’s COVID-19 infection rate, The Polar Express showings scheduled for 11am & 3pm on December 12, 2020 have been canceled.

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About The Polar Express

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.

A holiday staple, The Smith is proud to bring you our annual screening. Don’t forget, pajama wearing is highly encouraged!

Based on the children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. The Polar Express stars Tom Hanks.

An animated photo showing three children, clad in pajamas, and a train conductor in a blue uniform, looking over a crowd and large Christmas tree.


Tickets will only be available online. No sales will be made at the door.

Due to NYS COVID-19 Compliance mandates, all ticket buyers will receive pre-assigned seating upon arrival at The Smith.

By purchasing tickets for this event you, and all other ticket holders in your party, agree to abide by The Smith Opera House’s COVID-19 policies. These policies include, but are not limited to: pre-assigned seating, wearing a face covering while at the venue, maintaining 6 feet physical distance between yourself and other patrons, abiding by all signage posted at the venue, and not entering the venue if you, or any member of your party, is feeling ill or has been in close contact with anyone with a known case of COVID-19.

Per order of the New York State Department of Health: should Ontario County’s COVID-19 positivity rate rise above 2% on a 14 day rolling average OR should Ontario County acquire any “cluster zones,” this event will be postponed. Ticket buyers will be notified via email and may request a refund. Please send any questions for The Smith via boxoffice@thesmith.org or leave a message at 315-781-5483.

Runtime:1h 40m
Movie poster for The Polar Express featuring a snowy suburban street at night with a large train resting as a young boy in pajamas looks up at it.