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A Day Out With Thomas

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Upcoming 2021 Events

Upcoming 2022 Events

North Carolina Transportation Museum
Spencer, NC *Featuring Percy
September 30
October 1-2
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Grapevine, TX
October 7-9 & 14-16
Roaring Camp Railroads
Felton, CA *Featuring Percy
October 15-16 & 22-23 & 29-30
Southern California Railway Museum
Perris, CA *Featuring Percy
November 5-6 & 11-13

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Event Information

Peep Peep – Get ready for a full day of fun! Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling into town for a day of BIG dreams and even BIGGER smiles. Jump on board Thomas for an interactive train ride, pick up your Dream Pass and head to the Play Pod or say Hello to Sir Topham Hatt. For the little engineers who want a little more excitement, check out the Dream Big Corner for photos ops, lawn games & more. And don’t forget to head to the Exclusive Pop Up gift shop for toys and swag! Day Out With Thomas is heading to heritage Railways across the country – bring the whole family & imagine how far you will go!

Please continue to check the Upcoming 2022 Events list for tickets and tour locations as they are announced.

For questions about ticketing, please contact


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are masks required to attend the event?
    If recommended or required by local health officials or the railroad, please prepare to bring a suitable face mask/covering to wear at the event.
  • 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?
    For the safety of all visitors, please purchase tickets in advance so that we can properly accommodate capacity restrictions. Should you have questions, please contact your railroad venue directly.
  • What safety measures are you putting in place for the event?
    Each venue will work with local officials and will incorporate enhanced safety measures according to state and local guidance. If you have additional safety questions relating to your event, please contact your railroad venue directly.
  • Is the event going to be the same?
    We have adapted or suspended some elements of the experience to ensure that health and safety are suitably maintained. For example, toy play may not be available, but hands-free activities and entertainment will be part of all events.
  • 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?
    The health and well-being of our guests, volunteers, employees and partners is our first priority. 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. Thank you for your understanding and please stay healthy.
  • What is your refund policy?
    If events are cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19 related issues, TicketWeb will send you an email with further information.

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

COVID-19 WARNING: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending a Day Out With Thomas event you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.