National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Dome Experience
From: 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM, December 16, 2021 | Exploration Place
This is a full blown, four alarmed holiday emergency and we are fully prepared to have the hap-hap-happiest dome experience this side of the nuthouse.
Grab Cousin Eddie and join us for an exclusive viewing and party celebrating all things Christmas Vacation! Experience this iconic holiday classic like you’ve never seen it before – centered on the soaring dome screen with booming surround sound. It’s a beaut not to be missed, Clark.
Enjoy a cash bar with themed cocktails for those over 21, a fully stocked snack bar, costume contest, prizes and more.
Are you a Griswold super-fan? Sign up for the VIP Experience and receive priority seating in the dome theater, popcorn, a complimentary cocktail (or a “mocktail” if under 21), and surprise goodies to take home. There will only be 75 VIP tickets sold per showing! It’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year.
The Explore Store will be open throughout the evening to finish up your holiday shopping. Enjoy free gift wrapping and seasonal drinks. Exploration Place members receive 10 percent off your Explore Store purchase!
We hope this adds to your enjoyment of the holidays.
Throw on your blue leisure suit and bring the missus. It’s time for Sparky to dedicate the dome to the Griswold Family Christmas!
Tickets will go on sale 8 am November 19 for members and November 22 for all.
- $25 VIP
- $15 General Admission
- Members receive 15% off
- Thursday, December 16, 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
- Friday, December 17, 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday, December 18, 6 p.m.
Details to Know:
- Early (6 p.m.) ticket time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating starts at 6 p.m. for VIPs and 6:30 p.m. for general admission. Prizes and pre-show starts at 6:45 pm and the movie starts at 7 p.m. The event ends at 8:30 p.m.
- Late (8:30 p.m.) ticket time: Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Seating starts at 9:15 p.m. for VIPs and 9:30 p.m. for general admission. Prizes and pre-show starts at 9:45 pm and the movie starts at 10 p.m. The event ends at 11:30 p.m.
- There will not be assigned seating. VIP ticket holders will have first access to choose their seats but there truly are no bad seats – we promise!
- Food and drinks are allowed in the dome theater. We ask that you not bring in outside food or drinks.
- We are airing the unedited PG-13 version of the movie.
- The Gilded Cookie – Christmas Vacation themed sugar cookies are included with all VIP tickets!
- Bar services including a signature drink
- Popcorn, candy, soda and more from Exploration Place’s snack bar
Activities and Events:
- Door prizes will be awarded randomly at each showing. Everyone attending will be eligible to win!
- Photo booth with themed props.
- Costume contest with prizes.
* Prices include movie and VIP perks, if applicable. Concessions and drinks sold separately. Schedule and details subject to change. [Mask Policy]
** Tickets will go on sale at 8 am CST on November 19 for members and 8 am CST on November 22 for all. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. The only valid tickets available for Exploration Place events are sold directly through Exploration Place.
$15; VIP $25; 15% off for EP members
December 16, 2021 - December 18, 2021