Arctic Express Holiday Event

Join us on December 5th, 2021 to celebrate the holidays at the ECM. Families will have lots of fun and lots to do at our Arctic Express event! 

  • The debut of our Into The Arctic! exhibit at the Nickel Plate Station
  • *SOLD OUT* Professional photos with Santa for families and/or kids 
  • Train rides, hot cocoa & cookies (coffee for moms and dads!)
  • Craft table where kids can make food for Santa’s reindeer
  • Arctic Walk Feature: An arctic-themed recycled art contest, with submissions from local middle school groups and other community groups, including their research and discoveries about how climate change is affecting their subject. Submit a sculpture here by 11/12
  • Watch a professional chainsaw artist carve a tree in the Discovery Garden

Online tickets are currently sold out, tickets may be available to purchase in person on the day of the event depending on event capacity