Watson's Christmas Express

All Aboard for a Magical Journey!Watson's Christmas Express

November 24 through December 23
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Ages 2 and older

We offer two ways to enjoy Watson's Christmas Express! Register in advance for the VIP package and partake in EVERYTHING or attend during the general admission time frame, no registration required, and build your perfect experience. Either way, you'll have a wonderful Watson Park time!

  1. VIP Package
  2. General Admission

VIP Package

Advanced registration allows guests to secure the day/time of their choice and enjoy the full program experience. Enjoy a reading of Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express and create a fun craft. Guests will then board the train to visit the North Pole where they will meet Santa and receive a special gift. Enjoy s'mores and unlimited hot chocolate at the campfire circle, while singing holiday songs. Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas. An adult must also attend and register. $18 per person.

Important Info - After you click the Register button, then click on a class, follow these directions in our registration software:

Enrolling in Watson's Christmas Express requires that each person you want to attend be included in the household and each person individually registered. To add a person to your existing household, go to My Account, select "Household and Member," then select "Add Family Member".


Start planning your magical journey early! Choose a date below that works best for your group, then a time. If you're selecting the VIP package click here to purchase your tickets. Call Watson Park at 316-529-9940 with any questions.


  • Friday, November 24
  • Saturday, November 25
  • Friday, December 1
  • Saturday, December 2
  • Friday, December 8
  • Saturday, December 9
  • Sunday, December 10
  • Friday, December 15
  • Saturday, December 16
  • Sunday, December 17
  • Friday, December 22
  • Saturday, December 23

Available Times Each Day

  • 5 to 6:15 pm.
  • 5:30 to 6:45 pm
  • 6 to 7:15 pm
  • 6:30 to 7:45 pm
  • 7 to 8:15 pm (not available on Sundays)

*General admission ends at 6:30 pm