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Upcoming Events

Metro Art Presents: Waking Life

Metro Art Presents: Waking Life

Friday, November 15 from 8PM to 10PM (Doors at 7:30) -- Union Station Ticketing Hall

Metro Art Los Angeles is pleased to present “Waking Life” (2001, 99 min, Dir. Richard Linklater) as the final installment of our animated film series at Union Station.

This screening is free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Special guest introduction by Filmmaker and animator Andy Tamandl, who has worked on over 30 film and television projects, including the animated series “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” coming soon on Netflix.

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HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AND COCOA CONCERT

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AND COCOA CONCERT

Thursday, November 21, 6:30 p.m. - South Patio

LET IT SNOW AT UNION STATION

Union Station will become a hub for the holidays as it summons the sights and sounds of the season with the Annual Tree Lighting under the stars … and snow on the station’s south patio, accompanied by performances from the Grand Arts Chamber Singers, The Beverly Belles and the Toy Soldiers Drumline.

The historic station, now in its 80th year, will illuminate a towering tree with thousands of glistening lights on the majestic South Patio as snow flurries drifts from the sky in a classic kickoff to the holiday season.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with the tree lighting slated for 7:15 p.m.

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COCOA CONCERTS

COCOA CONCERTS

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on South Patio

Coco Concerts are back by popular demand.

Celebrate the Season at Union Station with a month-long series of festive holiday concerts on the majestic South Patio.

This season’s Cocoa Concert series will feature:

  • • Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting and classic holiday songbook with the Grand Arts Chamber Singers, The Beverly Belles and the Toy Soldiers Drumline

  • • Friday, Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. – Latin beats from The Conganas

  • • Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. – The swinging sounds of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops

  • • Friday, Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. – Special guest performers to be announced.

Each family-friendly holiday celebration is a winter wonderland featuring free cocoa flowing from “Cocoa Bars” with Elftenders, Santa selfies and our very own "Candy Cane Lane" where a custom neon photo-op will make your season bright alongside a soaring Candy Cane Queen and holiday-themed arts, crafts, interactive games and entertainment.

Don’t miss the marshmallow eating contest where winners will celebrate their sweet victory with prizes and sticky fingers.

Check back for more details.

Go Metro to all events by taking the Red, Purple, Gold, or Silver Line directly to Union Station LA.

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Union Station Holiday Festival & Market

Union Station Holiday Festival & Market

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Union Station South Patio

The 3nd Annual Union Station Holiday Festival, a pop-up artisan marketplace, rolls into the station’s south patio on Saturday, Dec 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with more than 40 of L.A.’s most sought-after artists and artisans, live entertainment, fun, free activities for kids, food trucks and a craft beer garden for holiday shoppers.

The Holiday Market is the perfect antidote to the monotony of the mall. Check back for more info.

Go Metro to all events by taking the Red, Purple, Gold, or Silver Line directly to Union Station LA.

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