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Watson's Christmas Express

​​All aboard for a magical journey!

November 24 - December 23 | Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays | Ages 2 & older 

We offer two ways to enjoy the 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!

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 below, then click on a class, follow these directions in our registration software:

Enrolling in Watson's Christmas Express requires that each person you are wanting 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 & Member," then select "Add Family Member".​​


General Admission

Walk-in guests will select their experience from an a la carte activity menu. Advance registration is not available and is on a first come, first served basis. Fees are per person. General admission is only available from 5:00 - 6:30pm during the dates listed below.

  • $12 | Train ride to the North Pole to see Santa
  • $4 | S'mores (1 per person) & unlimited hot chocolate 

Dates & Times

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

​​​​​​Available Times Each Day​​:

5:00 - 6:15pm
5:30 - 6:45pm
6:00 - 7:15pm
6:30 - 7:45pm
7:00 - 8:15pm (not available on Sundays)

*General admission ends at 6:30pm

​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

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​Coupon Books

Bundle and save on rides with a coupon book! Good for train rides, mini golf, pony rides and pedal boats. Redeem one ticket per ride.

  • $20 book = 6 tickets
  • $60 book = 20 tickets
  • $90 book = 40 tickets
  • $200 book = 100 tickets
  • $350 book = 200 tickets

​Contact Us

Phone: (316) 529-9940