Day Out With Thomas™

Quick Details

Thomas the Tank Engine™ is at the National Railroad Museum from June 12-16, 2019!

As the largest fundraiser for the Museum, Day Out With Thomas™ is an annual event that offers children and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with Thomas, the No. 1 blue engine, and enjoy a day of fun filled Thomas & Friends™ themed activities. Meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway, and enjoy crafts, story telling, videos, train play tables, coloring, temporary tattoos, entertainment provided by Big & Tall, and Barely Balance, food, and much more!

Join us for a train ride behind Thomas, departing every 45 minutes, rain or shine. Departure times begin at 9 AM through 4:45 PM each day of the event. Tickets for Day Out With Thomas are $20 for ages two and up.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online via TicketWeb or by calling 866.468.7630.

Trip Information:

  • Boarding begins the Children’s Discovery Depot approximately 15 minutes prior to ticketed departure time.
  • Train rides are approximately 25 minutes long
  • Event is rain or shine. No refunds for missed trains.
  • Children under the age 2 years-old may ride for free, however they must ride in the lap of a parent/guardian. Children may not ride in strollers or car seats while the train is in motion.
  • Trains will depart on time and cannot delay departure for late arrivals

Be sure to arrive 1 hour prior to your departure time to allow time for parking and to get in the line.

Misc. Event Details:

  • Event ground hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed on the trains
  • Infant formula/food and diaper bags are allowed
  • Kid-friendly food concessions are available on event grounds (see list below for vendors)
  • The event runs rain or shine. Refunds are not issued for any reason.

All tickets purchased are non-refundable. Missed trains will not be refunded.

Food & Beverage:

  • Dog House
  • Dos Chiles
  • Kona Ice
  • Carnival Time Kettle Corn
  • LaJava
  • The Dough Shoppe
  • Gourmet Corn – The ‘Better than Butter’ Corn
  • Snack Shack operated by Boy Scouts of America (BSA)



  • Operation Lifesaver & Little Obie
  • Imagination Station
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Wooden Railway Play Tables
  • Big Boy Beanbag Toss
  • Playground
  • Giant Sandbox
  • Bounce House
  • Slide
  • Obstacle Course
  • and more!


Book with Aloft Green Bay and receive a special group rate for Day Out With Thomas™! Every child also receives an exclusive Track Snack Pack upon check in.


Event Parking:
Parking is in the Bay Park Square Mall at the corner of Oneida and Pilgrim Way.

From the North: Follow I-41 south to Exit 164 S. Oneida Street. Turn Left onto Oneida Street. Continue on South Oneida to your destination. Your destination is on the right.

From the South: Follow I-41 North to Exit 164 N. Oneida Street. Turn Right onto Oneida Street. Continue on South Oneida. Your destination is on the right.

From East: Follow I-43 N to 172 W. Take the exit toward WI-32/Oneida St./Ashland Ave. Continue on Pilgrim Way to your destination.

Using GPS: 101 Bay Park Square, Green Bay, WI 54304

Additional Information: 

Click here for the special Thomas FAQ page