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Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour!
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Toot toot! Thomas the Tank Engine, his buddy, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are pulling into Essex Station this spring for the "Big Adventures Tour!" Thomas & Friends will be here on April 21, 28-29, & May 5-6, with departure times every 45 minutes from 9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Passengers select a departure time when purchasing a ticket (ride is approx. 25 minutes) but will enjoy fun-filled family activities all day long!
After meeting Thomas, guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, and Percy the Small Green Engine!
But wait...there's more! Included in your ticket price, you and your little ones have access to unlimited carnival rides, face painting featuring Day Out with Thomas characters, Isle of Sodor storytelling, a special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater & magic show and Thomas the Tank Engine play areas! Plus, Caboose the Clown will be joining us and creating colorful balloon characters, while Sunny Train presents her beloved music show.
Included with admission (at no additional charge):
- 5 carnival rides (ride as many times as you want!)
- Face painting
- Isle of Sodor storytelling
- Special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater
- Coloring and creativity station
- Thomas the Tank Engine play areas
- Magic show
- Caboose the Clown creating colorful balloon characters
- Sunny Train children's music show
- Kid friendly petting zoo provided by Circle K Farms
We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance ($25 all ages, discounted group rates available). For Saturday, April 21st, Saturday and Sunday, April 28th and 29th, Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and 6th, we anticipate selling out in advance (events are rain or shine). Arrive early to enjoy all the included activities! For current ticket status information, follow our Facebook page or visit essexsteamtrain.com/seasonal-excursions/day-out-with-thomas.
Essex, CT 06426