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Another Wondrous Norwegian Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Union Station

On December 8, 2021, Union Station was host to the 24th annual Norwegian holiday tree lighting ceremony. A consortium of partners, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter, and Washington Performing Arts, presented the 32-foot holiday tree to the people of Washington, DC. For the 25th time since 1996, on behalf […]

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24th Annual Norwegian Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Union Station

The holiday season is upon us once again and so is the 24th annual Norwegian holiday tree lighting ceremony in the Main Hall of Union Station. The festivities will take place on Wednesday, December 8th at 5:00 pm and the holiday tree will be lit at 6:00 pm. A consortium of partners, including the Royal […]

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Return of the “Lives Shatter on Impact” Street Smart Safety Campaign Exhibit to Union Station

From November 15 to 21, 2021, for the second time this year, there was a “Lives Shatter on Impact” exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. On this occasion, the content was available in English and Spanish. Part of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Street Smart Safety Campaign, the objective of “Lives Shatter on Impact” […]

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Notice: November 9 to 11, 2021 Closures at Union Station

Due to a private event, the East Hall of Union Station will close to the public from 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 to 5:00 am on Friday, November 12, 2021. Additionally, the Main and West Halls will be closed from 3:00 pm on Thursday, November 11th until 5:00 am on Friday, November 12th. […]

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“Lives Shatter on Impact” Street Smart Safety Campaign Exhibit Back in Union Station

In April 2021, there was a “Lives Shatter on Impact” exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. If you were unable to see it then, you have another chance. The exhibit will be returning to the Main Hall from November 15 to 21, 2021 and this time the content will be available in English […]

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Union Station Coronavirus Update

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some retailers and eateries in Union Station remain closed of their own volition and those that are open might have limited hours. The list at https://www.unionstationdc.com/directory/, that indicates which businesses are open, is updated regularly. All modes of transit are running to and from the station and many operators […]

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NOTICE: October 13, 2021 Closure at Union Station

Due to a private event, the East Hall of Union Station will close to the public from 5:00 am on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 to 5:00 am on Thursday, October 14, 2021. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

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“What You See Is Not Who I Am” Human Trafficking Exhibit at Union Station in May 2021

From May 3 to 31, 2021, Union Station hosted a human trafficking exhibit entitled “What You See Is Not Who I Am”. The display featured a striking series of three murals, each with a different theme (sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and agricultural labor trafficking), created in partnership with Groundswell’s Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program. […]

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“What You See Is Not Who I Am” Human Trafficking Exhibit at Union Station

From May 3 to 31, 2021, Union Station is hosting a human trafficking exhibit entitled “What You See Is Not Who I Am”. The display, which is installed on the east side of the Main Hall, is a striking series of three murals created in partnership with Groundswell’s Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program. TEMA […]

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“Lives Shatter on Impact” Street Smart Safety Campaign Exhibit at Union Station

From April 18 to 24, 2021, there was a “Lives Shatter on Impact” exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. Part of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Street Smart Safety Campaign, the objective of “Lives Shatter on Impact” was to educate passersby and remind drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists about the importance of watching out […]

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