Day Out with Thomas

Toot toot!!! Thomas the Tank Engine, his buddy Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt have pulled into Essex Station for the “The Friendship Tour!” for 3 weekends!

It is highly likely our Thomas event will sell out. We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. Due to parking/crowd control, it is unlikely that walk-up and day-of tickets will be available. For current ticket status information, join our Facebook page or continue to “purchase tickets.” 

Thomas & Friends are here on April 22-23, 29-30, & May 6-7, with departure times every 45 minutes from 9:00 am – 5:15 pm. Passengers select a departure time when purchasing a ticket (ride is approx. 25 minutes), but can enjoy fun filled family activities all day long!

After meeting Thomas, guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, and Percy the Small Green Engine! But wait, there’s more! Included in your ticket price, you and your little ones have access to unlimited rides on 5 carnival rides, face painting featuring Day Out With Thomas characters, Isle of Sodor storytelling, a special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater & magic show, and Thomas the Tank Engine & Megablok play areas! PLUS, Caboose the Clown will be joining us and creating colorful balloon characters, while Sunny Train presents her beloved music show!

Rides, entertainment, and activity areas close at 6:00 pm – so if you have tickets later in the day, be sure to come early to enjoy all the fun before your ride with Thomas!

Included with admission at no additional charge:
  • Five carnival rides (ride as many times as you want!)
  • Face Painting by Dimples-n-Stripes featuring DOWT characters
  • Isle of Sodor Storytelling
  • Special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater
  • Coloring and creativity station
  • Thomas the Tank Engine and Megablok play areas
  • Magic show
  • Caboose the Clown, creating colorful balloon characters
  • Sunny Train, with her beloved children’s music show
    30 minute shows @ 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm & 2:30pm
  • Kid friendly petting zoo provided by Circle K Farms

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$24 / Person, Children under Two Free

Discounted group rates available

Advanced purchase is recommended

Free Parking

Ticket Sales are final

Events are rain or shine

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