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Union Depot Tree Lighting & Movie Night
December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CSTFree
Join Union Depot for the exciting annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration & Movie Night!
Schedule of Events:
6:00 PM – Holiday performance
6:30 PM – Tree lighting ceremony
7:00 PM – Movie night featuring Elf
8:45 PM – Second movie featuring Polar Express
This is a free community event open to the public. No tickets are necessary.
The celebration will begin at 6:00 PM in the Waiting Room with entertainment and holiday activities. This year’s event will be hosted by Colleen and Bradley from myTalk 107.1 – Minneapolis/St. Paul. Enjoy a holiday musical performance and enjoy holiday photo ops.
At 6:30 PM guests will move outside to the North Plaza for the tree lighting celebration followed by a short but thrilling fireworks display and Holiday sing-a-long.
At 7:00 PM warm up inside the Waiting Room with Movie Night featuring the holiday favorite, Elf! Concessions will be available for purchase including popcorn! You are encouraged to bring blankets for extra seating. We will have chairs available.
At 8:45 PM stay for our second movie feature, Polar Express! This classic is best seen in a train station!
Visit the European Christmas Market on the East Plaza while you’re here! Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine), and taste European inspired food and delicacies.
Getting to Union Depot:
Parking – https://www.uniondepot.org/about/parking/
Transit – https://www.uniondepot.org/transit/transit-map/
Metro Transit free ride passes will be available to download as the event nears.
Give your family plenty of time to walk from the parking areas to the celebration in the Waiting Room.
Check out Union Depot’s holiday event schedule at uniondepot.org/holiday
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