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.
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!
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, Nov 22 | 10AM - 8PM
Holiday entertainment for the entrire family
Kiss Under the Clock
with 99.7 The Point’s Kelly Urich
Tree Lighting | 5:15PM
Science Santa in Science City*
• Dec 6
Holiday Dance Showcases
• Dec 14 & 21
Kansas City Southern’s Holiday Express
Train with Santa
• Dec 18-21
Polar Express Pajama Party in The Extreme Screen*[more info]
• Dec 19
Polar Express Pajama Party in The Extreme Screen* [SOLD OUT][more info]
Mrs. Claus Decorating Holiday Cookies In Science City*
• Dec 20
Noon Year’s Eve in Science City*
• Dec 31
* With paid admission
Holiday classics are on their way back to Union Station in the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre for ONLY 2 BUCKS!
Starting Friday, Nov. 28th, showtimes at: 12, 2:30 & 7PM
Nov 28 - 30 Elf
Dec 5 - 7 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Dec 12 - 14 Home Alone
Dec 19 - 23 Polar Express
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). Members FREE; Non-members $5PURCHASE TICKETS
Don't Miss This Great Holiday Tradition December 18-21!
Back for its 14th 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!
Reservations are encouraged and can be made Thursday December 11th for Union Station Members and Monday December 15th for the general public.
Presented by Theatre for Young America
From the creators of How I Became a Pirate, another pirate adventure–this one to the North Pole. The comical plot comes to life with extravagantly improper characters, rollicking adventures and great songs. Showing Nov. 25, 2014 through Dec. 27 [more info]
“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
Xtreme BUGS are marching, flying, and crawling into Union Station! Get up close to these massive, moving, and buzzing insect and arthropod models. Come experience an environment that is larger than we are! Get up close and personal with over 100 giant bugs that are usually hidden from view.PURCHASE TICKETS
Join us for Holiday Science in Science City all month long for exciting demonstrations, workshops & activities!PURCHASE TICKETS
JERUSALEM immerses audiences into one of the world's most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home. Join renowned archaeologist, Dr. Jodi Magness, as she travels underground to solve some of this city’s greatest mysteries.
General Admission: $6 (Check Box Office for current showtime listings for specific dates.)
Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building a nearly impossible transcontinental railway. General Admission: $6 (Check Box Office for current showtime listings for specific dates.)PURCHASE TICKETS
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!
... make great gifts for Year-Round Fun!
We're offering special Centennial Memberships – as well as regular memberships – to celebrate our 100th year. Special holiday benefits include:
Starting November 22 you'll have the opportunity to send a letter to Santa!
...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!donate now