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Tweetsie Railroad® has a near-endless supply of fun things to do.

When you're looking for fun things to do in North Carolina with kids, there's plenty of live entertainment at Tweetsie Railroad.
Don't miss a single show!


Wild West Train Adventure

Get your ticket to adventure and get on board our historic narrow-gauge, coal-fired steam locomotives. Your family will love the action-packed train ride pulled by one of our engines, No. 12 or No. 190. Take a scenic three-mile train ride through the NC mountains­­—and remember to keep an eye out for bandits!


Departure schedule is posted on Main Street.
Last train leaves at 5:00 p.m.
(8:30 p.m. on July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights)

Diamond Lil's Can-Can Revue

Experience high kicks—and hijinks—as Diamond Lil presents the renowned Tweetsie Railroad Can-Can Dancers. Between shows, have a snack and enjoy classic westerns on the big screen.


Tweetsie Palace
10:30 am, Noon, 1:30, 3:00 and 4:00 pm
(evening shows at 5:30 and 7:00 pm July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights.)

Tweetsie Railroad Country Clogging Jamboree

Catch a high-energy musical variety show featuring a mix of traditional and contemporary styles of this uniquely Appalachian dance.


mid-June through Labor Day
Pavilion Theater 
11:00 a.m.; 12:30, 2:00, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.
(evening shows at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. on July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights.)

Hopper and Porter's™ Musical Celebration

Laugh along with Hopper the Rabbit, a hare-brained train engineer, and Porter the Turtle, the conductor who tries to keep him on track, in a live musical that kids and parents will love!


Miner’s Mountain Theater
11:00 a.m.; 12:30, 2:00, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.
(evening shows at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. on July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights.)

Miner's Mountain Magic

A great magician never reveals his tricks, and ours won’t either. See if you can figure them out as we astound even the most skeptical.


Miner’s Mountain Theater
10:30 a.m., Noon; 1:30, 3:00, and 4:00 p.m.
(evening show at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. on July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights.)

Sunset Show

Just as the cowboys ride off into the sunset at the end of the movie, our entertainers mosey into the Tweetsie Palace for one last show at the end of the day. Performers from every show at Tweetsie Railroad are featured together on one stage.


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays after the last train returns
May 5 through August 27
(No Sunset Show July 4 and during Cool Summer Nights.)

Schedule subject to change. Some shows may not be performed every day.

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605