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Watson's Christmas Express

Nov. 26 - Dec. 19 | Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays | VIP Pass & General Admission | Event is for ages 2 and older

VIP Pass

The fun begins with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express and is followed by a craft and train ride to visit the North Pole. Enjoy s'mores and hot chocolate at the campfire circle, while singing holiday songs. Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas. An adult must also attend and register. $16 per person.

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​Days
​Times Available
​Friday, November 26
Saturday, November 27
Friday, December 3
Saturday, December 4
Friday, December 10
Saturday, December 11
​5:00 - 6:15pm
6:00 - 7:15pm
Friday, December 17
Saturday, December 18
Sunday, December 19
​5:00 - 6:15pm
6:00 - 7:15pm
7:00 - 8:15pm

General Admission

General Admission is also available, with a la carte activities. Pre-registration is not available; activities are offered on a first come, first served basis.

A la Carte Activities

Prices below are per person

$10
Enjoy a train ride to see Santa
$3
S'mores and unlimited hot chocolate
$5
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Call Watson Park at (316) 529-9940 for more information

​Day
​Times Available
​Friday, November 26
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Saturday, November 27
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Friday, December 3
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Saturday, December 4
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Friday, December 10
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Saturday, December 11
​5:00 - 6:30pm
​Friday, December 17
​5:00 - 7:30pm
​Saturday, December 18
​5:00 - 7:30pm
​Sunday, December 19
​5:00 - 7:30pm

Choo choo - exciting news! The new miniature train is HERE!!! Enjoy a ride on our real miniature train through the beautiful scenery of Watson Park. The ride is for all ages, but each rider must purchase a ticket.

Daily Train Ride Fee

$4/person


Hours

March – May 27

Friday, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

May 28 – August 8

Daily, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

August – September

Friday, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

October

Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm – Dusk

November – February

Rides Closed

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Park Hours

​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

Email: WichitaParkandRec@wichita.gov
Phone: (316) 529-9940

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