Union Station Kansas City

Holidays 2015

Stay warm and cozy inside Kansas City’s favorite holiday destination, enjoying a variety of unique sights, sounds and experiences this holiday season. Connect with Kansas City’s holiday history and make new memories of your own in this most elegant holiday setting.

Featuring

Largest Indoor Holiday Tree • Holiday Plays, Performances • Breathtaking Decorations & Family Photo Ops • Kansas City Southern Hoilday Express • Holiday Movies & Planetarium Show • Mini Train Rides • Exhibitions • Holiday Science In Science City • Displays & Activities for the entire family!

Presented by Bank Midwest







Holiday Schedule

Nov. 27 - Dec. 17 • Classic Holiday Movie Series
Nov. 28 • Quixotic Special Performance
Nov. 28 • Sounds of the Season
Dec. 6 • Holiday Dance Showcase
Dec. 12 • "Merry Science" in Science City
Dec. 13 • Holiday Dance Showcase
Dec. 16-20 • Kansas City Southern's Holiday Express Train With Santa
Dec. 19 • Free Holiday Concert and So Much More!
Dec. 21 • Quixotic Special Performance
Dec. 31 • Noon Year's Eve in Science City
Dec. 31 • New Year's Swingin' Eve

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY AT UNION STATION'S
NEW YEAR'S SWINGIN' EVE CELEBRATION!

Dec 31, 8PM

More Info & Photo Gallery Purchase Tickets

Holiday classics are on their way back to Union Station in the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre for ONLY 3 BUCKS!
Showtimes at: 12:30, 3, 5:30 & 8PM

Nov 27 - Dec 3 Elf [more info]

Dec 4 - 10 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation [more info]

Dec 11 - 17 Polar Express [more info]


Holiday Spirit Train
Mini Holiday Train

Take a ride on our miniature train! Often referred to as the Jones Store Train and beloved by generations at the holidays, it was once a popular attraction at the Jones Store downtown. Riders must be under 48" tall (approximately 5-6 years of age and under).
Union Station Members FREE
Non-members $5

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Holiday Train
Kansas City Southern's
Holiday Express Train

Free to all guests!
Don't Miss This Great Holiday Tradition!
Back for its 15th annual run, the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express train brings Santa Claus and his elves back to Union Station. The KCS Holiday Express is unlike any other train in the world!
Dec. 16 - 20

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PLEASE NOTE: WALK-UPS ARE WELCOME. STROLLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE HOLIDAY EXPRESS TRAIN. STROLLER PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE.

Jingle AARGH The Way
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Presented by Theatre for Young America
The Herdman kids are a rough and tumble bunch who create mayhem wherever they go. Cast in the church’s annual Christmas pageant, they bring their own unique interpretation to the familiar events. Showing Nov. 24 - Dec. 26, 2015 [more info]

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Let it Snow
Let it Snow at the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium

“Let it Snow” features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra to Brenda Lee, and includes a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, laser imagery, special effects and all-dome scenery in the audiovisual setting of the Planetarium’s Dome Theatre.
General Admission: $3

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da Vinci
Da Vinci: The Exhibition

Experience one of history’s greatest thinkers. Da Vinci The Exhibition is a hands-on exploration of his life, creativity and complexity. Sixty five of his most important inventions are recreated in full scale. More than 20 fine art studies and dozens of stunning displays are presented in spectacular detail. An audio tour will be your personal guide.

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Let it Snow
Merry Science In Science City

Join us for Merry Science in Science City all month long for exciting demonstrations, workshops & activities!

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StarWars
Star Wars
at The Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre

In this continuation of the epic space opera saga, a downed stormtrooper (John Boyega) goes on a journey reconnecting him with heroic faces from the past (Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill)

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Noon Year's Eve
Science City's
Noon Year's Eve

Join us for the 3rd Annual Noon Year's Eve only at Science City, December 31st, Noon-7PM! Noon Year's Eve is is THE place to have a fun, safe and education New Year's Eve party for children of all ages and parents, too!

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Holiday Model Train Display in Sprint Festival Plaza (FREE)

Over 800 feet of track, the Holiday Model Train Exhibit has grown even larger this year! The display features eighteen consecutive running trains
and a 15-foot, 3-D, lighted Kansas City Southern Rudy train engine!




Union Station Memberships ...

... make great gifts for Year-Round Fun!

Become a Union Station Member today. Special holiday benefits include:

  • FREE Holiday Mini Train rides for small children
  • FREE Admission to Science City's Noon Year's Eve
  • Schedule your time to visit Kansas City Sourthern's Holiday Express Train and Santa
  • Don't forget Union Station Members recieve FREE year-round admittance to Science City and Planetarium Shows!
Become a Member Give The Gift Of Membership

SEND A LETTER TO SANTA

Don't forget to send your letters to Santa! Located on B Level
Tuesday - Sunday

Vonunteer Opportunities

Make a real and lasting difference! Union Station is an architectural treasure, but it has always been the people who have given this historic landmark a heart. Be one of those people.

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Perform With Your Choir...

Union Station Kansas City hosts holiday performances all season long, and we'd love to have you join us. If you are a school or college choir wishing to perform at the Station during this holiday season, we would be delighted to accommodate you. Please read and submit this application.

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Bells are ringing...

...at Union Station!

Union Station and the Salvation Army have teamed up this holiday season to help our Greater Kansas City neighbors in need. Click here to participate in the Red Kettle Campaign!

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