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Golden Rail Season Pass Now Available

Golden Rail Season Pass Now Available

CONTACT:     Cathy Robbins (828) 264-9061;

Blowing Rock, N.C. (February 27, 2018) 

Tweetsie Railroad will celebrate its 62nd season of Wild West family fun in 2018, and guests can save on a full season of excitement at the theme park by taking advantage of early pricing on 2018 Season Passes. From now through April 15, Golden Rail Season Passes are on sale at a pre-season rate of $100 for adults and$65 for children ages 3 through 12. After April 15, prices increase to $110 for adults and $75 for children. Children 2 and under are always admitted free. Guests can purchase or renew 2018 Season Passes online at

Opening day for 2018 is April 6th, with daytime operations continuing through October 28. The theme park’s 2018 season will offer all of the fun and excitement that have made it into a treasured North Carolina tradition for generations, along with new events for 2018 that both returning and first-time guests are sure to love. 

Special events for the whole family are planned for 2018 at Tweetsie Railroad, including Day Out With Thomas™, the July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza, K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dogs and the Ghost Train®. For the second year, Tweetsie Railroad will extend its nighttime operations on Friday and Saturday evenings from November 23 through December 29 when guests can delight in Tweetsie Christmas, celebrating the joy of the holidays.   

Throughout the season at Tweetsie Railroad, guests will experience a one-of-a-kind Wild West adventure when they hop aboard a train pulled by one of Tweetsie Railroad’s historic steam locomotives and enjoy a scenic and exciting ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains. Visitors can also explore the theme park’s authentic Western town, enjoy amusement rides, take in live shows and entertainment, pan for gold, and visit the animals at the Deer Park Zoo. 

For guests that plan on visiting Tweetsie Railroad more than two days, a Season Pass is the best value. Golden Rail Season Pass holders receive a full season of adventure at Tweetsie Railroad, along with other great benefits:  


  • General park admission to Tweetsie Railroad throughout 2018, including admission to all daytime special events
  • One ride with Thomas the Tank Engineâ„¢ at no additional charge
  • One admission to Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train® on the night of your choice
  • 50% off one admission to Tweetsie Christmas

To order a Golden Rail Season Pass, visit or call 1-877-TWEETSIE. 

About Tweetsie Railroad 
Tweetsie Railroad opens for the 2018 season on April 6th.  Hours and dates vary; check before planning your visit. 

Daytime admission is $45 for adults, $30 for children (ages 3 to 12) and free for children 2 and under. Admission prices for Ghost Train and Tweetsie Christmas are $38 for adults and children. 
Tweetsie Railroad is located on U.S. Highway 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. For more information about Tweetsie Railroad, visit or call 
877.TWEETSIE (877.898.3874).

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300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605