The most iconic train of all time is making a pit stop in Kentucky this summer and you can be a part of it.

Thomas the Train has been around for about 80 years. The popular children’s character first appeared in the 1940s. Since then, there’s been a line of very successful books, a popular TV series, and lots of toys and merchandise. It's safe to say that he is the most famous train of all time. If you and or your children are fans of Thomas, you have a chance to not only see him in person but take a fun ride with Thomas this summer in Kentucky.

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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas

Day Out with Thomas in Kentucky

Thomas the Train will be making his way to the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, Kentucky June 10th, 11th, 17th, and 18th. This fun interactive train ride with Thomas will be something that you won't want to miss out on! What can you expect on this train ride with Thomas? According to the Kentucky Railway Museum:


All Aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine, everyone’s favorite #1 blue engine is coming to town and bringing a colorful new spin to Day Out With Thomas events. For the first time ever Thomas & Friends will be celebrating the magic and beauty of color with Day Out With Thomas: The Color Tour. Every ticket includes an interactive train ride with a lifesized Thomas the Tank Engine as well as access to a full day of activities for all to enjoy. Families will be able to enjoy live entertainment with PJ’s Magical Events, photo ops with Sir Topham Hatt, lawn games and stop by the popup gift shop for exclusive Thomas swag.

Day Out With Thomas: The Color Tour highlights include:

  • Friends and families will take a 25minute interactive train ride featuring a talking Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive.
  • Activities and entertainment featuring a bubble play zone, create your own spin art, ride the live diesel miniature train and jump in the Day Out With Thomas bounce house and enjoy color sorting activities!
  • Snap some photos, take part in a painting activity and have some lawn game fun in The Color Corner.
  • Play with Thomas & Friends toys then pick out a temporary tattoo in the Play Pod.
  • Photo opportunities throughout the event, including with Thomas himself.
  • A Digital Color Pass that will guide guests through the event experience highlighting the four key station stops to visit for a free giveaway!
  • Live entertainment including magic shows.
  • Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway
  • Check out our large HO Model Train Layout
  • Popup gift shop onsite with exclusive Thomas & Friends products only available at Day Out With Thomas!

You can learn more and get your tickets by clicking here.

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