Bridgeport Village Announces The Arrival Of The Holiday Express Train

Bridgeport Village, Portland’s premier shopping and dining destination, announces the return of The Bridgeport Express solar-operated train through December 21st, 2012.
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Nov. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- Bridgeport Village, Portland’s premier shopping and dining destination, announces the return of The Bridgeport Express solar-operated train through December 21st, 2012.

The 35-passenger, solar-operated holiday train runs on a 51-volt solar panel mounted to the engine. The trackless passenger train measures 40-feet-long and has four-foot wide cars to accommodate children and adults.

“Shoppers of all ages enjoy riding The Bridgeport Express to their destinations around Bridgeport Village,” said Sarah Sumpter, Marketing Manager for Bridgeport Village. “

The Bridgeport Express operates daily from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 3 – 5 p.m. through December 21, 2012. The train will run around the perimeter of the 27-acre shopping center and guests can utilize the train as a shuttle from the parking areas, or just for a leisurely ride. Rides are free and available for riders of all ages.

Additional 2012 Holiday Events:

Photos with Santa
Children are invited to visit Santa in his home built by the Home Builders Association Professional Remodelers Organization in center court. In addition to posing for holiday photos, Santa will give away candy canes and coloring books. For more information on photo packages and pricing, visit
Daily: Friday, November 23 – Friday, December 23
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, December  24

Breakfast with Santa
Kids and families are invited to join Santa for one of two breakfasts in support of local non-profit organizations. Tickets for Breakfast with Santa will be $10 per person and include delicious food, entertainment with Radio Disney, a visit with Santa and lots of fun. All ticket sales will benefit Candlelighters for Children with Cancer. Seating is limited. Visit to purchase tickets beginning November 1, 2011.
    California Pizza Kitchen
Saturday, December 15
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Bridgeport Village Holiday Events, 2

Festival of Music
Bridgeport Village will host local youth choirs and bands throughout the month of December. The performances will take place under the gazebo and feature choirs from surrounding school districts and community groups. Interested groups should contact Max Radi at 503-968-8940 for more information.
Santa “Paws” Pet Photo Event
Pets will be invited to have their photos taken with Santa in center court.  
Wednesday, December 5 and 12
5-7 p.m.

Bridgeport Hosts 25 Days of Joy
Live Reindeer Highlight festivities
New for 2012, Bridgeport will host unique events on each of the 25 days “of joy’ leading up to Christmas.  Many unique activities are planned, a few of the most popular will be a visit by live reindeer on Saturday December 22nd  and “snow” shows . Check out Bridgeport-village/events for a full calendar of events.
   Live Reindeer Visit
   Saturday December 22, 2012
   12-4 located in Center Court.
   Snow Shows
   Every Thursday in December
   12-1pm and 6-7pm in center court

About Bridgeport Village: Bridgeport Village is the Portland area’s premier shopping destination. Bridgeport consists of more than 70 fine shops and services, including 11 restaurants and an 18-screen Regal Cinema with I-Max auditorium. Shoppers are treated to premium services, such as valet parking and an onsite concierge. Bridgeport Village is conveniently located just off I-5 at exit 290 in Tualatin.

About CenterCal Properties
In 2004, Fred Bruning and Jean Paul Wardy formed CenterCal Properties, LLC, to develop and acquire fine retail properties throughout the western United States. CenterCal is well-known for building destinations that become the favorite gathering place for communities. CenterCal properties owns and operates Bridgeport Village near Portland, Oregon;  Station Park in Farmington, Utah; BlackHawk Plaza in San Ramon, California; Cascade Station mixed-used development near Portland’s International Airport; Nyberg Woods in West Portland; and new development Meridian Town Square, in Boise, Idaho. For more information on these and other CenterCal projects visit
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