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Enjoy a Day Out with Thomas at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Submitted by on March 27, 2013 – 6:03 am81 Comments

Day Out with Thomas April 12-14 and 19-21Day Out with Thomas April 12-14 & April 19-21

(See giveaway below)

Day Out with Thomas – Event Info.

Our favorite No. 1 engine is set to roll into Grapevine for the Day Out with Thomas: The Go Go Thomas Tour 2013.  All little engineers and their families are invited to take a ride on Thomas and participate in fun Thomas-themed activities.  The event will take place at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad on two weekends in April: 12-14 & 19-21, 2013.

For 68 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends.  Pulling out of the station for its 18th consecutive ride on the rails, the Day Out With Thomas: The Go Go Thomas Tour 2013  will visit more than 45 cities in the United States and Canada.  Day Out With Thomas is the only place for families to take a ride with a 15-ton replica of everybody’s favorite No. 1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and enjoy Thomas-themed activities at the Imagination Station, including stamps, temporary tattoos and hands-on arts and crafts.  Each year the tour grows, traveling to new destinations, adding new activities and welcoming new visitors.

Thomas the Tank Engine, star of Thomas & Friends, on PBS KIDS and Sprout kicks off his Day Out With Thomas: The Go Go Thomas Tour 2013 in March and is expected to welcome more than one million passengers through November.  During Day Out With Thomas, children will ride with Thomas against scenic backdrops while discovering some mysterious surprises!  

Kids Activities at Day Out with Thomas

A 25-minute (approximate) ride with Thomas the Tank Engine

  • The opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, Controller of the Railway
  • A Thomas & Friends Imagination Station; featuring stamps temporary tattoos, hands-on arts & crafts, train tables, and coloring sheets
  • Commemorative activities, merchandise and giveaways
  • Storytelling, video viewing and live music

Tour Information for Thomas Train Ride

The tour provides a unique, interactive family experience at every station, offering a variety of entertaining activities that reflect the local flavor of each stop.  At the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, activities will include:

  • Large petting zoo
  • Huge model train layout
  • Interactive magic shows
  • Live stage music daily
  • Sandbox Fun Dig! and more

Thomas Train Ride Ticket Info.

The approximately 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine will depart every 45 minutes, rain or shine, with departure times at 9:00 am through 5:15 pm each day of the event.

Tickets for the Day Out With Thomas: The Go Go Thomas Tour 2013 are $18-20 plus tax for ages two and up.  Event admission is required.

Tickets are on sale now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630

http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=18407&pl=thomas13.

For more information and directions, contact the Museum of the American Railroad at 214-428-0101 or www.HistoricTrains.org

Would you like to Win Tickets to

A Day Out with Thomas?

One entry per person
3 Winners; Prize is 4 tickets per winner – Tickets for 9am ride on April 12th.

Here’s how to enter this contest:

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Contest ends on Friday, April 5th midnight CST. Winners will be notified by email (the one you use to leave the comment below) and must respond ASAP!

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