For young fans of Thomas the Tank Engine, this is the biggest event of the year! He’s rolling into the Burnet Community Center on Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2. At the special event, Day Out with Thomas: Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016, kids can take a ride on a real train, meet Sir Topham Hatt, enjoy live music, magic shows and more! *We have a 4-pack of tickets to give away. Scroll below to enter to win.

event-poster-5590375Schedule: 25-minute train rides (pulled by Thomas the Tank Engine) will depart throughout the day!

  • Friday, September 30 (11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday, October 1 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Sunday, October 2 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

Activities: In addition to the train ride, you can enjoy:

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Storytelling and videos
  • Magician
  • Photos opportunities with Thomas the Train and Sir Topham Hatt
    *Photo packages can also be purchased by on-site photographer
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Thomas Imagination Station of interactive play
  • Crafts and temporary tattoo stations
  • Gift shop

Photo from the Austin Steam Train Facebook page

Tickets: Tickets range from $20 off-peak times to $24 peak times. Click here to purchase tickets online or call 1-866-468-3399. Please take note that this event sells out every year. It’s best to get your tickets early!  Save $2! You can save $2 off tickets for Friday & Sunday when you use the promo code: “DO512”.

For more information please visit the Austin Steam Train website.

–> Giveaway: We have a family 4-pack of tickets to give to a lucky reader for the Day Out with Thomas experience on Sunday, October 2 at 4:50 p.m. Entering the giveaway will add you to the Do512 Family email list, where we let you know about the best family events in Austin each week.

Click here to enter giveaway on mobile