Everything You Need to Know about Day Out with Thomas

Get ready moms, Day Out With Thomas is BACK and we couldn’t be more excited! Over the last couple of years, our team has had the pleasure of partnering up with Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad to bring you the most relevant information about this event. 

Thomas the Train is inviting all of your little engineers to jump aboard the #1 blue engine, and enjoy a day of fun-filled Thomas & Friends themed activities. Your child will be able to meet Sir Topham, our favorite Controller of the Railway, enjoy train play tables, crafts, story telling, videos, and so much more. Did we mention, Bob the Builder will be making a special guest appearance? The best part is you won’t feel like you’re getting nickel and dimed because everything is included in your admission. There’s nothing more frustrating than having to pull out your wallet for every activity you thought was already included. 

Here are a few tips we think you’ll appreicate!

  1. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably wondering exactly how long this train ride is. Well, we’re here to tell you it’s 40 minutes and worth every minute. Make sure you arrive an hour before your scheduled train ride and please try not to squeeze everything in a short amount of time. Make sure you give yourself 3-4 hours to make sure it’s an enjoyable experience with little stress on you. Here’s another tip, walk to the back of the park first. When your child has a meltdown and you’re ready to leave, you want to be as close as possible to your car. We promise you’ll thank us!
  2. Comfy shoes, comfy shoes, comfy shoes. Repeat after me. Oh, and closed toe is preferred at you’ll be walking on old dirt roads/paths. You do not need to look cute and neither do your kids. Come as you are and enjoy yourself, without leaving with a blister you’ll later regret.
  3. Pack snacks and bring reusable water bottles. There are plenty of places throughout the Village where you can refill your bottles. Save yourself some money and plan ahead. But if you forget, the snack stand in the carousel house has a BUNCH of little snacks and drinks for $.50-$1. Super budget friendly if you need it.
  4. Stand in line and get those photos with Thomas and Sir Topham. Our team members who have passed on the pictures say they regret not doing it! It’s a great memory to have and one day you’ll want to look back and remember your time there with your little ones. 

What You Should Know Before You Go

Where is the Event?

The event is located at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad at 6140 Bray Road, Flint, MI, 48505.

What are the dates of the event?

August 16-18 & 23-25, 2019. Click the link below to purchase tickets.

How much do tickets cost?

Ticket prices are $22 plus tax for ages 2 and up (if purchasing online service charges and fees may apply).

Where can I purchase tickets?

Purchasing tickets is quite simple. You can purchase online by clicking here, or calling Ticketweb at 866.468.7630. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets in person, please call 1-800-648-PARK for more details. The following cards are accepted: Discover, Visa, American Express, and MasterCard.

Should I purchase tickets in advance?

Absolutely. It is not uncommon for these events to sell out. We would absolutely hate for you to arrive only to discover that there aren’t any tickets left. When you purchase your ticket, select the date and time for the train ride. It’s important to remember that your ticket is only valid for that date and time when it comes to the train ride. You’re free to arrive earlier to enjoy all of the other activities as there are plenty of things for your aspiring little engineer to do. 

Is there plenty of parking and does it cost extra?

There is plenty of parking and it’s absolutely FREE! 

Grab your tickets and get your kids excited. This is going to be one enjoyable day out for the entire family. 

Do you have any questions regarding your visit? Simply comment below and we’ll answer them or feel free to visit their official website for more information.



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