Dec 14, 2013 09:00 AM
LEGO Train Show
December 14 & 15
9 am – 4 pm, Visitors Center
Cantigny Park’s popular LEGO® Train Show is a holiday tradition for many families The show transforms the entire Cantigny Visitors Center into a virtual wonderland for LEGO® fans. Le Jardin, the Visitor Center’s restaurant and banquet room, is home to the primary LEGO® diorama where creative new elements are added each year. Secondary displays and a free craft activity occupy the building’s main gallery area and meeting room.
The show is produced by the Northern Illinois LEGO® Train Club and is the group’s largest annual event in terms of floor space and attendance. The exhibit draws more than 10,000 visitors in two days!
Visitors can experience the event in a more intimate way by attending a special LEGO® Train Show party on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 6 to 8 pm. Guests will enjoy the show without lines as they view the spectacular LEGO® displays and meet the builders. Snacks, desserts and hot chocolate will be served and a cash bar will be available. Ticket holders also receive a holiday keepsake and complimentary parking.
Tickets for the party are limited and priced at $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-12. Kids 2 and under are free. Discounts are available for Cantigny Plus members. Tickets may be purchased online at Cantigny.org, at the park in the Cantigny Shop or by phone at 630.260.8162.
Show admission is free with paid parking of $5 per vehicle ($2 before 10 am). Cantigny will waive the parking fee for anyone bringing a new and unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys for Tots drop boxes inside the Visitors Center.
While at Cantigny Park guests are invited to stop by the Robert R. McCormick Museum where seven thematic Christmas trees are on display, each decorated by a different nonprofit organization from DuPage County. Visitors can vote for their favorite. Admission to the museum is free.
For questions, please call (630)260-8162.