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Groups of 15+

Groups of 15+

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Planning Your Group's Trip

Whether you are planning a family reunion or church outing, we'll make your next special occasion hassle-free.


 Tickets for Groups of 15+

Adult (13+) $44
(Regular $50)

Child (3–12) $25  
(Regular $32)

Child (0–2) free

Kids 2 and under always have free admission to Tweetsie Railroad®. Group Admission tickets are not valid for A Day Out With Thomas ™, Ghost Train® or Tweetsie Christmas. All ticket prices include 6.75% NC Admissions tax. 

The Details 

  • "Groups" are defined as 15 or more paying guests.

  • Group Sales should be contacted at least one week in advance.

  • Please check our Hours & Dates, and note, discounted group admission is not valid during Day Out With Thomas™ or the evening Ghost Train® Halloween Festival. 
  • Click here to download Arrival Guidelines or a Group Brochure


Meals & Venues Options for Groups

We can provide everything from a reserved eating area, to a complete picnic buffet, and special Sidekicks with all day drink and/or popcorn! Click here for  Meals and Venues information. 


Ready to plan your Group’s trip? Let’s talk.

Contact Group Sales at 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or complete the online contact form at least one week in advance to be able to take advantage of the discounted group rate. 

A group is defined as 15 or more paying Guests with advance registration.

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.

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

Tweetsie Railroad is open approximately six months during the year.  Our schedule varies throughout the season, please review our Operating Calendar for dates and hours.

Yes. Discount group rates are not available during Day Out With Thomas™ or the evening Ghost Train® Halloween Festival.

Yes. In order to receive the discounted group rate everyone needs to enter the park at the same time. A gathering area is available at the Ticket Office.

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

We understand group attendance numbers can change often in the days leading up to your trip. Contact the Group Sales Office at 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email with any changes to reservations, box lunches, and group picnics at least 72 hours in advance.

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

Payment is due upon arrival to the park.

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

Group payments must be made in one lump sum upon arrival. Individual payments cannot be accepted for Group reservations.

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

Parking is free at Tweetsie Railroad except on July 4.

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

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

Groups are encouraged to unload food when arriving, and carry it to their assigned eating venue.

We have four eating venues: Hacienda, Pavilion, Tweetsie Palace, and the Feed & Seed Restaurant. Please contact the Group Sales Office if you would like to reserve one of the venues at 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email

We encourage you to obtain a current weather report prior to your visit so you can dress appropriately. If you need to reschedule your group due to weather, please contact the Group Sales Office at 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email

Rain showers can be brief. If it rains, try visiting our indoor attractions such as the Tweetsie Palace Can-Can Revue, the Arcade, Hopper and Porters™ Musical Celebration, Miner’s Mountain Magic, or shows in the Pavilion Theater. If our rides have to be shut down for the remainder of the day due to rain or thunderstorms, you can get a rain check for your group so you can return to Tweetsie Railroad another day during the current season. Rain checks are not valid for Day Out With Thomas ™ and the evening Ghost Train ® Halloween Festival.

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605