Hold on to your engineer caps kiddies… Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to Detroit for a visit! For over 60 years, Thomas the Tank Engine has been delighting children of all ages. Along with his good friends Percy, James and Gordon they have chugged their way into the hearts of millions. Now you and your family have the opportunity to meet Thomas himself!
A Day Out With Thomas is a family event that gives patrons of all ages the opportunity to ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. A ticket includes the train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends themed entertainment. This includes live storytelling and videos, temporary tattoos of Island of Sodor friends and an Imagination Station with arts & crafts and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the conductor from the Island of Sodor. In addition, there will be shopping and the chance to visit historical Greenfield Village. Advance tickets are recommended as time slots sell out quickly. Members of The Henry Ford receive a discount on tickets.
The 2011 Day Out With Thomas event takes place on Saturdays and Sundays, April 30th & May 1, and May 7 & 8, 14 & 15 2011. Ticket prices are:
MEMBERS $11.75 per person, age 1 year & older
SENIORS age 62 & up $32.75
ADULTS age 13-61, $33.75
YOUTH age 5-12, $27.75
CHILD age 1-4 $11.75
All INFANTS under 1 year are free
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 313.982.6001. For more information, please visithttp://www.thehenryford.org/events/dayOutThomas.aspx.