Day Out With Thomas is Coming to a City Near You

Ride, Play & Stay All Day

Amtrak is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour, in partnership with Mattel.

Day Out With Thomas™ is an exciting event that offers families the unique opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and play all day at heritage railroads across the country.

Visit for a list of upcoming events and locations, and to book tickets for an event. Amtrak customers can save up to 10% on Day Out With Thomas event tickets* with code AMTRAKP42 at checkout. Book today and get ready for trainloads of adventure.

Amtrak serves many of the communities hosting a Day Out With Thomas event, so consider traveling green and get there on Amtrak – where kids ride 50% off. Remember to plan ahead and arrange for ground transportation between the Amtrak station and venue.

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Event Details

  • Take a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Director of the Sodor Railway
  • Pick up your DOWT Passport to Adventure to take you around the event
  • Enjoy Storytelling and Entertainment
  • Unlimited Play, Unlimited Fun
    • Explore the Imagination Station chock full of Thomas activities
    • Play with the Newest Thomas toys and MEGA Bloks in the Play Pod
    • Get creative with arts & crafts
    • Get a temporary tattoo of your child’s favorite engine

  • Day Out With Thomas Gift Shop with Exclusive Items
  • Additional Activities vary per Railroad but may also include:
    • Live Entertainment: Sing-a-longs, magicians, Ask an Engineer Booth
    • Group Activities: Bean Bag Toss, Mini Golf, Hay Bale Maze
    • Additional Experiences: Bubbles, Petting Zoo, Face Paint
    • Inflatable Fun: Bounce Houses and Toby, Nia, or Percy Inflatable photo ops
    • Museum Components: Heritage Railway Historical Artifacts
    • Experiential Retail: Pick your very own exclusive MINI’s pack

Day Out With Thomas™ © 2020 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas & Friends™ Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. © 2020 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine, Thomas & Friends and Day Out With Thomas are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited. ©2020 Mattel. All Rights Reserved. ® and ™ designate U.S. trademarks of Mattel, except as noted.

  • Discount code not applicable on Saturday and Sunday train ride times between 11:00 am - 1:59 pm local time.
  • Discount code valid only on tickets purchased through Ticketweb at Check site for details when purchasing tickets. Other exclusions may apply at select locations.