KANSAS CITY, Missouri. Tickets are now available for this year’s upcoming holiday events at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri.
Although the holiday season doesn’t begin until Nov. 21, Union Station made tickets available starting at 8 a.m. Thursday.
For the first time since 2019 Kansas City Southern Holiday Express will return The festive, stationary six-car holiday train with themed displays inside and out brings Santa Claus and his elves back to Union Station for a day-long excursion.
Outdoor viewing and photography will be available all day starting Wednesday, December 14-18.
Walking tours will take place on Saturday 17th December from 10am to 7.30pm and reservations are required. If you’ve been looking to book, you’re out of luck, as Union Station reported being fully booked just after 12:30 p.m.
However, reservations are not required for the Holiday Express train ride on December 14-18.
Other events include a Holiday Reflections resort town walk, featuring sky-high lights, dozens of decorated trees, forest friends and giant, floating mirror ornaments, and Rudy’s Wonderland, where kids can ride the Jones Store’s historic train.
Mini holiday express train rides are also available with “Holiday Reflection” tickets.
Union Station will also show holiday classics like “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell as Buddy and the late Kansas City native Ed Asner as Santa Claus. Other classics include National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and The Polar Express. For tickets and showtimes, click here.
New this year, Union Station will present a ticket-only VR sleigh ride.
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