Food & Recipes


Cool Stuff

Home » events, Seasonal/Holidays

Day Out with Thomas!

Submitted by on April 10, 2015 – 2:21 pm26 Comments

Museum of the American Railroad presents a Day out with Thomas

Ever wanted to travel to Sodor?  Are Thomas the Tank Engine’s friends your friends too?  If you answered “yes” to those questions, Day Out with Thomas is definitely your destination!  Enjoy a day full of fun with a real train ride aboard Thomas the Tank Engine’s coaches!  Meet Sir Topham Hatt, enjoy activities, arts & crafts, and of course memories that will last a lifetime!

Day Out with Thomas is a family event featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, the endearing storybook character seen on PBS!  Enjoy a 25-minute train ride with a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine.  A full day of activities and entertainment includes:  live interactive stage performances, magic shows, a huge model train layout, arts & crafts, and the Island of Sodor Sandbox FunDig!  Also featured is the ever-popular Imagination Station, plus a petting zoo, balloon art, & more!  And don’t miss the Thomas gift shop offering the newest Thomas & Friends books, toys, and keepsakes! The Food Courtwill be stationed onsite providing cuisine for children and grown-ups.

The event takes place April 10-12 & 17-19, 2015

Day Out with Thomas is a partnership between the Museum of the American Railroad and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

Day Out with Thomas will take place at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad (705 S. Main St. Grapevine, TX 76051).

For more information, call 214-428-0101 or visit  This event is terrific fun for the entire family.  All aboard!

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is an ADA compliant site. For special seating needs on the train, please contact the ticketing line manager prior to your train ride time for assistance. Our staff will be happy to help.

Tickets are available online or toll free at 866-468-7630.

Click Here to Link to tickets

Image Credit:  Museum of the American Railroad, Frisco, TX

Would you like to Win 8 Tickets to

A Day Out with Thomas?


One entry per person; 1 Winner; Prize is 8 tickets – Tickets for 9am ride on April 10th.

Here’s how to enter this contest:

Share it on Facebook and Sign Up!

1. Sign up for the NTK eNews on our homepage. Already a subscriber? Great, thanks! Go to next step.

2. “Like” North Texas Kids on Facebook Already a fan? Great, go to next step.

3. Share this post publicly on your Facebook page by clicking on the Facebook button below. (Post must be public so we can see it; otherwise, it doesn’t count for the contest)

4. Leave a comment below about why your child would like to see Thomas & friends, WITH a link to the url of your shared post (click on the grey time stamp of the post to get to the URL).

Contest ends on Sunday, April 5th @ midnight CST. Winners will be notified by email (the one you use to leave the comment below) and must respond by Monday, April 6th! Make sure your email is valid or your entry will not count.  *Emails are not shared or visible.



Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.