Thomas the Tank Engine Coming to Tweetsie Railroad

Thomas the Tank Engine will appear at Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock this month, between June 11-20. Families can hop aboard a ride with a life-sized Thomas. Also part of the fun: lawn games, live entertainment, photo opportunities, a bubble zone, and more. “Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, the Railway Controller from The Island of Sodor, stop in the party corner for lawn game fun, have a blast in the bubble zone and check out the Gift Shop for exclusive Thomas souvenirs!” Tweetsie adds.

Tickets for Day Out With Thomas run $52 for adults (age 13 and older), $33 for children ages 3-12, and free for ages 2 and under. Advanced tickets are required to attend. Hours are Sunday-Friday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m.-6 p.m.). Food and drinks are available on-site for purchase.

More drill-down info from Tweetsie:


o  Approximately 25-minute Train Ride pulled by a full-sized, talking Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive. This year’s train ridewhere you’ll earn your official Travel Badge sticker by helping Thomas.

Activities and entertainment featuring:

o   Party Bash Cornerto snap some photos, have a blast in the bubble zone and lawn game fun!

o   Photo Opportunities throughout the event, including with Thomas himself!

o   Live Entertainmentincluding the Wild West Train Adventure, Diamond Lil’s Can-can Review, Hopper & Porter and a magic show.

o   Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway

o General admission with one train ride behind Thomas the Tank engine plus amusement rides, panning for gold and visiting the animals in the Deer Park Zoo.

o Each child receives a ‘Party Pass’ keepsake booklet to track their journey at the event, as collect prizes along the way.”

Tweetsie Railroad is located at 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, and you can buy tickets here.