Thomas the Tank Engine is soon rolling into the Austin area! Don’t miss out on the chance to take your little train-lovers to a Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017 at the Burnet Community Center on September 29, 30, and October 1. For young fans of Thomas, this is the biggest event of the year. Kids can take a ride on a real train, meet Sir Topham Hatt, enjoy live music, magic shows and more!

You can enjoy a 25-minute train ride in vintage cars pulled by Thomas the Tank Engine, departing throughout the day from 8:30 a.m. – 5:40 p.m. (Your ticket reservation will include a specific time for your ride.) On board, you can expect photo opportunities, music, a special Engineer Certificate, and activities lead by train attendants.

In addition to the train ride, kids can enjoy these fun activities:

  • Photos opportunities with Thomas the Train and Sir Topham Hatt
    *Photo packages can also be purchased by on-site photographer
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Inflatable Cranky the Crane
  • Miniature golf
  • Thomas Imagination Station of interactive play
  • Temporary tattoo station
  • Arts and crafts at Imagination Station
  • Traveling balloon twisters
  • Wooden Thomas play station
  • Live children’s musical performances
  • Storytelling and videos
  • Magician
  • Gift shop

Photo from the Austin Steam Train Facebook page

Tickets: Tickets range from $20 for off-peak times to $24 at peak times. Click here to purchase tickets online or call 1-866-468-3399. Ages 2 years & above require a ticket. Please take note that this event sells out every year. It’s best to get your tickets early!

Discount Code: Do512 Family readers get a special discount! Get $2 off Friday and Sunday tickets with promo code: Thomas2017

For more information, including a big list of FAQs, please visit the Austin Steam Train website.