The station hosts a rotating collection of unique events, cutting edge performances, evocative music, unprecedented art exhibitions and thought-provoking cultural programing showcasing the diversity of entertainers, artists and innovators throughout Los Angeles.
HOLIDAY TREE AND DECORATIONS
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 to Monday, December 25, 2023 from 8 AM to 8 PM Daily: South Patio and Beyond
Happy Holidays from Los Angeles Union Station! Enjoy the spirit of the holiday season by visiting the majestic 30-foot tree on the South Patio, open from 8am to 8pm daily*. Wander throughout the iconic landmark to experience additional merry moments and holiday lights from November 21 to December 25, 2023. *times are subject to change.
THE SALVATION ARMY BAND PERFORMANCES
Monday, November 27, 2023 to Friday, December 22, 2023 from 7 AM to 9 AM Weekdays Only: Passenger Concourse
Enjoy sounds of holiday music by The Salvation Army Band as they play in the Passenger Concourse from 7 AM to 9 AM Monday through Friday from November 27 to December 22, 2023.
HANUKKAH MENORAH DISPLAY
Thursday, December 7, 2023 to Friday, December 15, 2023: Entry Vestibule
Happy Hanukkah! Wishing you health, peace, and joyful memories during the Festival of Lights.
Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939
(你所處的位置: 唐人街 1880 年至 1939 年)
November 1, 2023 to Fall 2024: Waiting Room Gallery
Union Station stands at the site of Los Angeles’ original Chinatown. This once vibrant community of families, businesses, and associations with roots going back to the middle of the 19th century was a place where residents persisted, grew rapidly, and thrived. Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939 invites participants into the center of the vibrant community through a multi-dimensional experience. Installed in the Union Station Waiting Room Gallery, view the exhibits’ historic photographs, listen to oral history recordings, and use augmented reality to see artifact materials superimposed within locations around Union Station. Audiences can explore the site’s historic layers, formerly a collection of alleyways, streets, and buildings, and home to thousands of Chinese residents in the late 19th to early 20th century Los Angeles.
Journeys Continued: LA Communities Through the Eyes of Artists
Beginning Thursday, April 13, 2023: Passageway Art Gallery
Journeys Continued… LA Communities Through the Eyes of Artists builds on an exhibition presented by Metro Art in 2017 and focuses on neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County “through the eyes of artists.” Local artists capture the look and feel of each community from a personal perspective, highlighting special, surprising and/or lesser-known facets of that place. Neighborhood parks, street food vendors, family bicycle rides and local landmarks along daily commutes are among the subjects for these distinctive works of art.
Following in the tradition of colorful travel destination posters, the artworks are part of an award-winning series presented originally as posters in the Metro fleet that encourages riders to explore the neighborhoods that the expanding Metro system serves.