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Tweetsie Railroad is temporarily closed. The Park Opening Day is dependent on when our state, county, and town officials permit along with other considerations. 2020 Golden Rail Season Pass extended through 2021. Click here for more details.

Planning a school field trip, company outing, or family reunion?

For groups of 15 or more paying guests, Tweetsie Railroad provides a discounted daytime admission rate and unique meal options when you make a reservation at least one week prior to your visit.

Tickets for Groups of 15+

Adult (13+) $44
(Regular $52)

Child (3–12) $25
(Regular $33)

Child (0–2) free

Group Admission tickets are not valid for Day Out With Thomas ™, Ghost Train®, or Tweetsie Christmas®.

All ticket prices include 6.75% NC admission tax.

Group Discount Reservation Request

Tweetsie Tip

Add a little STEAM to your STEM at Tweetsie Railroad! Add an educational component to your visit when you ride the Learning Express. Travel back in time to see how railroads helped open the American frontier on a historic steam locomotive. Available Fridays, mid-April to late May and early September to late October. Download The Learning Express Flyer.

Group Meal Options

Boxed Lunches

Available for 15 or more

Make lunch easy with this pre-ordered lunch option. Choice of Hot Dog, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cheese Pizza or Pork BBQ Sandwich with coleslaw and an individual bag of chips, a cookie, and choice of a juice box, bottled water, coke, diet coke or sprite. Prices range from $7.50 - $8.50 per person.

Group Picnic Buffet

Available for groups of 100 or more.

Let us help you plan the perfect picnic for your large group with an all-you-can-eat buffet including the private use of a picnic area with a stage and sound system. Prices range from $9.00 - $18.00 per person.


Available for the whole group

Enjoy All Day Drinks or All Day Drinks and Popcorn option. Prices range from $6.00 - $8.00 per person.

Frequently Asked Questions

A group is defined as 15 or more paying Guests with advance registration, paying in one lump sum and entering the park together.

No, Season Pass holders and children 2 and under receive free admission and therefore do not qualify as part of the group of 15 or more paying guests.

The group admission price includes a one-day admission into the park. Including live shows, a Deer Park Zoo, amusement rides, Wild West Adventure Train ride, Mouse Mine Train, and a playground for kids. It does not include food, face painting, gem mining, arcade games, or retail merchandise. Parking is always free.

No other discounts or coupons may be used in combination with the discounted group rate.

Yes. Discount group rates are not available during Day Out With Thomas™, Ghost Train® or Tweetsie Christmas®.

In order to take advantage of the group rate, you need to contact Group Sales at 800-526- 5740 ext. 108 or complete the online Reservation Request at least one week in advance.

No. Full payment is due upon arrival at the park.

American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover; business checks and cash.

Groups with fewer than 15 paying guests upon arrival will pay the general admission price.

Yes. Buses and vans may drive up to the upper parking lot to unload passengers.

Yes. A designated bus parking area is located in the lower parking lot.

To arrange a box lunch or picnic for your group, contact the Group Sales Office at 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email [email protected].

We have a variety of group food offerings that can suit your needs; however, we allow groups to bring their own food and beverages into the park. Contact the Group Sales Office to reserve a space in one of our eating venues and request food labels, 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email [email protected].