Day Out With Thomas Pulls Into Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum For Outdoor Party Beginning May 1

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Thomas the Tank Engine will be hosting outdoor events at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum on May 1, 2, 8, 15 and 16.

With health and safety protocols in place, this event offers families the opportunity to hop on board an interactive train ride with a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine, and enjoy access to family activities including lawn games, live entertainment, photo ops, a bubble zone and more. Participants can use a Party Pass to track their journey and pick up favors at stops along the way. 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 pop-up gift shop for exclusive Thomas swag, said officials.

Capacity will be limited and advanced tickets are required.

Day Out With Thomas highlights include: 

Approximately 25-minute Train Ride pulled by a full-sized, talking Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive. With staggered seating allowing for safe distancing, this year’s train ride features an all-new interactive story where guests will earn an official Travel Badge sticker by helping Thomas. 

Activities and entertainment featuring:

Party Bash Corner to snap some photos, play in the bubble zone and lawn game fun

Play Pod to play with Thomas and Friends toys and apps, then pick out a temporary tattoo

Photo opportunities throughout the event, including with Thomas himself

Live entertainment including magician Jaden Maxwell and balloon twister Mike Edwards

Outdoor activities like miniature golf, train tables, a dance party, and more

Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, controller of the Railway

Railroad museum admission with access to outdoor exhibits of vintage locomotives and coaches

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

Pop-up gift shop on-site with exclusive Thomas and Friends products only available at Day Out With Thomas

Food and drinks available on-site for purchase

The health and well-being of guests and employees is the primary concern, and the following adjustments have been made to ensure all can safely enjoy Thomas’ party. Some of the measures in place for Day Out With Thomas include:

Masks required for entry for guests ages three and up and must be worn at the event

Limited capacity entry to the event, allowing for safe distances to be maintained throughout the event and aboard train ride 

Staggered train ride seating between groups and sanitization before each train ride

Advanced tickets required, sold at www.DayOutWithThomas.com

Select a designated train departure time when purchasing tickets at www.DayOutWithThomas.com.

The event is at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Road.

Tickets for Day Out With Thomas are on sale now and are available at www.dayoutwiththomas.com. Ticket prices are $24 for ages 2 and up (service charges and fees may apply). Advanced tickets are required. Walk-up sales will not be available.

For more information and directions, contact Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum at 894-8028, www.tvrail.com 

For more information about Thomas and Friends please visit: www.thomasandfriends.com, www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends and for bonus material and exclusive content www.youtube.com/user/thomasandfriends.                   


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