KINGSPORT, TN —
Volunteers will gather at Food City on Wednesday, Nov. 17, to assemble more than 15 tons of gifts that will be given out by Santa from the Santa Train on Saturday, Nov. 20.
This event kicks off the Santa Train festivities. This year’s Santa Train marks the largest donation of toys in the event’s 68-year history, with more than $300,000 worth of toys to distribute. Santa Train is sponsored by CSX, Food City, Kids Wish Network and the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce.
The public is welcome to attend Wednesday night and help Santa prepare gifts to hand out on the 68th annual Santa Train. Individuals interested in attending the packing party are asked to RSVP to https://www.beyondourrails.org/rsvp/santatrain.