Holiday Fun at Union Station | Kansas City Southern's Holiday Express | Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy | Holiday LED Card Making Fun for Kids
One not-to-miss destination for Kansas City family fun this holiday season is Union Station. Here's a rundown of just a few of the activities they've got for your kiddos this holiday season. And best of all, they're FREE!
- Kansas City Southern's Holiday Express
Back for its 12th 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, with its smiling engine “Rudy”, gingerbread boxcar, flatcar carrying Santa's sleigh, reindeer and a miniature village, snow covered stall filled with model train displays, the elves’ workshop and even a little red caboose. Visit Santa, the train lover way, this holiday season!
This is a free event but reservations are suggested.
Friday: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday : 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday : 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tickets will be available online:
Members: Monday, December 10th
Non-Members: Tuesday December 11th
Click here to request tickets today!
- Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Kansas City Ballet's cast of The Nutcracker
Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker is the heart of Kansas City’s holiday season! From noon until 2 pm in the Grand Hall dancers will be at Union Station to talk about the show and let families take pictures with the dancers.
Event date: Saturday December 8, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- Maker Saturday in Science City presents: Holiday greeting card with LEDs
Join us Saturday to create a Holiday Greeting card with LEDs! To do this we will use some Bare Paint, a battery, and some surface mount LEDs. Supplies are provided while they last. Adults will be on hand to assist little fingers. It’s a perfect activity for families, give the gift of Making this holiday season!
Event date: Two sessions on Saturday December 8, 2012 - 11 a.m. to 12 noon & 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.