Kick off the holiday season at Union Station’s tree lighting on Nov. 29

The holidays have arrived! Union Station’s annual tree lighting ceremony will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. on the south patio. Come enjoy the lights and a free performance from the Grand Arts Chamber Singers and The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds.

The festive, family-friendly holiday celebration will transform the station into a winter wonderland featuring a towering white Christmas tree, a “Cocoa Bar” with Elftenders, a Holiday Craft Zone for gingerbread house and ornament decoration, a Kids Zone with a Reindeer Toss and more!

The famed Confetti Project will make an appearance with an immersive pop-up studio offering guests an opportunity to celebrate the season with their own personal photo session.

The tree lighting is scheduled to take place at 7:15 p.m.

The event kicks off a month-long series of free “Cocoa Concerts” at the historic downtown destination throughout the holiday season. Dates for the concert series are: Thursday, Nov. 29, and Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, and 21.

Union Station will also host a holiday festival and pop-up artisan market on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swing by the south patio for live entertainment, free activities for kids, food trucks and marketplace!