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A Day Out With Thomas

Events Coming Soon Near You

Check below for tour locations as they are announced.

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Upcoming 2023 Events

Colorado Railroad Museum
Golden, CO
September 24
North Carolina Transportation Museum
Spencer, NC *Also Featuring Percy
September 24 & 29-30
October 1
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Grapevine, TX
October 13-15 & 20-22
Roaring Camp Railroads
Felton, CA *Also Featuring Percy
October 14-15 & 21-22 & 28-29
Southern California Railway Museum
Perris, CA *Also Featuring Percy
November 4-5 & 10-12

Upcoming 2024 Events

Tennessee Valley Railroad
Chattanooga, TN
April 20-21 & 27-28
Essex Steam Train
Essex, CT *Also Featuring Percy
April 27-28
May 4-5
The Henry Ford Museum – Greenfield Village
Dearborn, MI
May 4-5 & 11-12 & 18-19

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Event Information

Let’s Get Colorful! Join Thomas the Tank Engine for a day full of colorful adventures! All aboard an interactive train ride with Thomas to earn your Color Badge, say Hello to Sir Topham Hatt and get creative exploring the Color Corner. For even more fun, mix it up in the Play Pod with lawn games, snap eye-catching photo ops, enjoy live entertainment, check out the exclusive pop-up gift shop and more! Day Out With Thomas is headed to heritage railways across the country bringing a celebration of color to a station near you!

Please continue to check the Upcoming 2023 Events list for tickets and tour locations as they are announced.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need a ticket to attend? If you have celebrated your first birthday, a ticket is required. Under 1 is free, but must sit on the lap of a parent or guardian.
  • Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?
    Please purchase tickets in advance so that we can properly accommodate capacity restrictions. Should you have questions, please contact your railroad venue directly.
  • What is included in the ticket price?
    A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes the train ride and photo op with Thomas. Your ticket is also a site pass with access to visit all 4 Party Stations, hands-free activities, lawn games, live entertainment, Day Out With Thomas pop-up gift shop with exclusive toys, and an appearance from Sir Topham Hatt. Additional outdoor hands-free activities and museum access may vary per railroad location. Percy train ride tickets are an additional offering at select events.
    Ticket proceeds also support preserving the Great Historical Railroads!
  • How long is the train ride with Thomas?
    Train ride lengths may vary between 20-45 minutes per location.
  • What if my event is cancelled or rescheduled?
    If an event if cancelled, TicketWeb will contact customers with instructions regarding the refund process. If an event is rescheduled, you will receive an email from TicketWeb with your automatically rescheduled tickets on the new event date and time. If you are not able to attend the rescheduled date or time, please contact regarding ticket changes or refunds.

For further questions about your Day Out With Thomas event, contact your local railroad venue directly or