Centennial Celebration Events

Now Open: 


An immersive exhibit sharing how Union Station impacted Ogden by creating opportunity.

Opened November 22nd, 2023, with a ribbon cutting in Union Station’s Grand Lobby THE HEART OF OGDEN includes 21 life-sized panels with stories and photos that capture the history of Union Station and its people, a progressive miniature model of Union Station with 2 active railroad tracks, a video featuring 15 oral history interviews of people whose lives were shaped by Union Station and 3 special collections of rare artifacts on display.

This grand exhibit is free and open to the public through December 2024

2024 Events: Download full brochure here.

2/22, 6 pm - 8 pm - Merci Car 75th Anniversary | Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Gratitude Train coming to the State of Utah from France

3/1 - 3/3, 9 am - 9 pm - Hostlers Model Railroad Festival | 51st Annual event with Exhibits, Vendors, Family Fun *museums free during Hostlers

4/20, 11 am - 4 pm - Strong Foundations | Celebrating the day first concrete was poured! Family Activities & Education

5/3, 12 noon - 8 pm - Golden Spike Anniversary | Whistle Stop Tour of the 40ft Monument.  Programs, Viewing, and Activities

5/25, 11 am - 4 pm - Building Blocks | Celebrating the Day First Bricks Were Laid. Family Activities and Education

11/22 - 11/23, Friday 4 pm - 8 pm, Saturday 12 noon - 8 pm - 100 Year Celebration | Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Dedication of Union Station Major Community Event