Disclosure: I have received compensation to bring you this wonderful opportunity to win 4 tickets for this super fun Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine event in St. Thomas Ontario!
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS™: BIG ADVENTURES TOUR 2018 IS PULLING INTO
ST. THOMAS – ELGIN MEMORIAL CENTRE FOR THOMAS & FRIENDS’ BIGGEST YEAR YET!
ENJOY A DAY OF FAMILY FUN WITH THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE™ IN
ST. THOMAS, ONTARIO ON JULY 14-15 & 21-22, 2018
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine St. Thomas Ontario
All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of big adventures and even bigger memories at Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018. Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into St. Thomas, Ontario on July 14-15 & 21-22 2018. Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018 is presented by Mattel.
We’ve been every year for quite a few years now and it’s always such fun! You can join in on the fun too. Read on for more information. AND you’ll be able to enter for your chance to win a family pack (4) of tickets to either a Sunday July 15th or Sunday July 22nd afternoon train ride.
Also, for some at home Thomas the Tank Engine fun, here are some printable Thomas and friends colouring sheets and puzzles.
A Fun-Filled Family Event
This is a fun-filled family event providing children of all ages the chance to climb aboard and ride with Thomas. In addition, there are really fun Thomas & Friends™ themed activities such as crafts, photo ops, and more. You can even meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway in person! Children who attend Day Out With Thomas in 2018 will also receive a ‘Passport to Adventures’ booklet. In it, they can track their journey at the event, along with a special prize upon completion.
Trains Depart Every 45 Minutes
Thomas the Tank Engine rides depart every 45 minutes, rain or shine. Departure times begin at 9:30 am through 4:15 pm each day of the event. Tickets for Day Out with Thomas are $25 plus tax for ages two and up, and include one 25-minute train ride at the departure time purchased, all on-site activities throughout the day, and free admission to the Elgin County Railway Museum, just 5 minutes from the event site. Gates are open 8am to 6pm Saturdays during the event, and 8:30am – 5:30pm on Sundays.
Proceeds from the tour’s St. Thomas stop, benefit the Elgin County Railway Museum. This will be the 14th consecutive year the non-profit organization has hosted the Day Out With Thomas event in the city.
Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased by calling toll-free 1.866.222.6608 or by visiting www.ticketweb.ca/dowt For more information and directions, contact the Elgin County Railway Museum 519-637-2333 or visit www.ecrm5700.org
How early should I arrive?
It is advised to arrive an hour ahead of departure time to park, pick up tickets and board Thomas The Tank Engine. Of course, feel to arrive earlier and stay later to enjoy all the Day out with Thomas activities.
Where is the train ride located?
The train departs from the St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Centre at 80 Wilson Ave. St. Thomas, ON
About The St. Thomas – Elgin Memorial Centre
Established in 1989, the Elgin County Railway Museum is a not-for-profit charity with an elected Board of Directors, and over 120 members. Their mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the railway heritage of Southwestern Ontario, which will engage, educate and inspire local and global audiences. Visitors are invited to take a tour and explore railway artifact displays, historical photos, locomotives, cabooses, rolling stock, and the History in Motion model railway.
The Elgin County Railway Museum is located at 225 Wellington Street, St. Thomas, Ontario. Regular admission is $8 per adult, $7 Students & Seniors, $4 per child and children under 3 years old are admitted free. The Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday during the summer months, 10 am to 4 pm, and is closed on Mondays.
Tiffany Rotulo says
I am most looking forward to seeing the look on my 3 year olds face when he sees the lifesize Thomas The Train.
Christine F says
Definitely actually seeing my kids reaction and riding the train! I’ve been wanting to take my kids so bad on this awesome outing and things have been a bit rough. This would be soooo appreciated!
kristen visser says
I would actually love to win for a friend of mine so she can take her family before baby #3 arrives
Elaine R. says
I am most looking forward to seeing my 2 year old’s excitement. He loves trains!
Clair Palmer says
to ride Thomas, we love it there, love the train ride, and all the other fun stuff there is to do, but they love the train ride the most cause its Thomas
The look on my friend’s little one’s face as he sees Thomas!
Sarah Allen says
I am looking forward to taking my 5 year old. She has never been and would love to see Thomas!
If I win I am looking forward to taking my neice of the train ride! Thomas was a childhood fave of mine and can’t wait to have her experience riding Thomas And find as much joy in it as I did
Thanks for the chance to win this! 🙂
My niece and nephew will be visiting from northern Ontario. It would be great to surprise them with Thomas!