Back for the 2018 holiday season by popular demand! Take a real train ride from St. Louis Union Station to the North Pole and discover the magical journey of one boy's search for the real meaning of Christmas. Sing along with the Chefs, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, visit with the Elves and get the first gift of Christmas from Santa Claus himself. Trains depart Union Station at 4:30, 6:00, 7:15 and on selected nights at 8:30 p.m. Magical Meal character dinners in Union Station's beautiful Grand Hall are held on selected nights with buffets for kids and adults and an elaborate dessert station. Hotel packages available.