Did You Miss Thomas at Tweetsie? He Will Be Back in Town This Father’s Day Weekend

Published Monday, June 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to team up with him for a day of family fun at Day Out With Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016. Children everywhere can join Team Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Blowing Rock, North Carolina, June 10-19, 2016. Day Out With Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016 is presented by Fisher-Price.

Day Out with Thomas at Tweetsie

Day Out with Thomas at Tweetsie

Day Out With Thomas is a fun-filled event that provides children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends™ themed activities.  The tour, now in its 21st year, will make 43 stops across the U.S. and Canada, and is expected to welcome nearly one million passengers in 2016.  For ten days, little engineers and their families are invited to take a 25-minute ride on their favorite engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas & Friends themed activities.

Thomas the Tank Engine rides depart every 30 minutes, rain or shine. Departure times begin at
9:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. each day of the event.  Tickets for Day Out With Thomas are $44 for adults and $28 for children ages 3 through 12. Children 2 and under are admitted free.

Tickets are on sale now!  To buy your tickets or for more information, call Tweetsie Railroad toll-free at 877.TWEETSIE (877.893.3874) or visit Tweetsie.com

Thomas the Tank Engine is the star of Thomas & Friends making tracks to great destinations on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®.  Along with his engine friends, Thomas captivates children in more than 300 territories and 40 languages. The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story.

For general information about the tour or to find a Day Out With Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016 event near you, visit www.dayoutwiththomas.com.

About Tweetsie Railroad

Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina’s first theme park, has plenty for the whole family to explore, from live entertainment, amusement rides, the Deer Park Zoo, and panning for gold, plus a lot more fun activities to enjoy.  Take a trip back in time and experience the Old West, and see one of Tweetsie Railroad’s legendary steam locomotives.

Tweetsie Railroad is open seven days a week from May 27 through August 21 and returns to the weekend schedule from August 22 through October 30, including Labor Day Monday. The 2016 season ends Sunday, October 30. The park’s regular hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., but will be open until 9:00 p.m. on July 4 for the Fireworks Extravaganza and July 9, 16, 23 and 30 for Cool Summer Nights. Daily admission to Tweetsie Railroad is $44 for adults and $28 for children ages 3 through 12. Children 2 and under are admitted free. The Ghost Train® Halloween Festival will take place Friday and Saturday nights September 23 through October 29 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., with an admission price of $36 for adults and children. Tickets and Golden Rail Season Passes are available at Tweetsie.com.

 Tweetsie Railroad is located on U.S. Highway 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. For more information about the 2016 season at Tweetsie Railroad, visit Tweetsie.com or call 877.TWEETSIE (877.893.3874). Find Tweetsie Railroad on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Tweetsieand Twitter and Instagram, @TweetsieRR.

About Thomas & Friends

Thomas the Tank Engine was created by a father for his son 70 years ago and today is enjoyed by families in more than 300 territories and in 40 languages.  The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation.  Thomas & Friends makes tracks to great destinations on PBS KIDS, Sprout and with downloadable episodes available through iTunes. For more information about the world of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, please visit www.thomasandfriends.com.Follow Thomas on Facebook at facebook.com/thomasandfriends and Twitter @ThomasFriends  #DayOutWithThomas

About Fisher-Price

In 1931, Herman Fisher and Irving Price embarked on a journey to change the toy industry. Their goal: creating playthings that inspire a child’s development. More than 80 years later, Fisher-Price remains deeply rooted in the belief that play is the way children learn best.  Understanding the importance of play in building a child’s skills remains the fundamental principle, as the company strives to enrich the lives of families with young children around the globe. United by the passion for a child’s safe care and development, the people of Fisher-Price work tirelessly to support the hopes and dreams of families and bring them the best toys and baby products in the world. Some of the company’s best-known brands include Laugh & Learn®, Little People®, Power Wheels®, and Imaginext®, and it’s also a leading developer of character-based toys for children’s programming such as Thomas & Friends™, Dora and Friends: Into the City!, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates.  For more information, visitwww.fisher-price.com or www.fisher-price.ca, and connect with Fisher-Price on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

 

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