We prefer waves over handshakes. And we’re finding other ways to keep visitors safe from COVID-19.
The popular family event is recreated as Believe! THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Experience for 2020. This year the beautifully decorated trains will remain stationary under the Union Station train shed for a walk-through event.
The Grand Hall will be decorated for the holidays for all to enjoy in the evening. We will offer five specialty cocktails to celebrate the season.
They whipped up a magical wintertreat in 'Run, Run Rudolph! Made with Clementine's Creamery Peppermint Ice Cream, a gingerbread man, Christmas tree sucker and topped with peppermint crumbles and whipped cream - this is a can't miss! Did we mention you get to keep the mug?!
It's a new holiday tradition! Bring your family to the beautiful Grand Hall at St. Louis Union Station for a delightful breakfast with Santa Claus. Pancakes are decorated with a whipped cream and strawberries Santa face and served with milk or coffee for mom and dad.
Enjoy the lights and the holiday decor!
Ala Carte lunch served in Grand Hall on Saturdays and Sundays starting November 28th and running through December 20th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Lunch will be served under the continually running lights shows.
This holiday season, join the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station for a special Dive Chat featuring Scuba Claus and his trusty Elf. They will be joining us in Shark Canyon on:
Saturdays and Sundays from Dec 5th through Dec 20th at 11:00am, 1:15pm, and 3:30pm
Monday, Dec 21st through Thursday, Dec 24th at 11:00am and 1:15pm
Dates: Monday 12/21/20, Tuesday 12/22/20, Wednesday 12/23/20
Times: 12:00p – 3:00p
Ticket Cost: $15 per photo
Ticket Includes: Access to “North Pole” for Santa Photo, Digital Download of the Santa Photo, $5 donation to the St. Louis Aquarium Foundation
Directions: Upon arrival to the South Parking Lot at St. Louis Union Station, head to the Purina Performance Plaza / North Pole Tent. Visit the retail counter to purchase your photo where you will receive a QR code for a digital download!