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Take your students on a field trip they will never forget!

Whether you are interested in a fun or educational or fun and educational field trip for your students Tweetsie has it covered. 

 

 Tickets for School Groups (15+)

Adult (13+) $39
(Regular $45)

Child (3–12) $23  
(Regular $30)

Child (0–2) free

Kids 2 and under always have free admission to Tweetsie Railroad. Group Admission tickets are not valid for Day Out With Thomas™ or the evening Ghost Train® Halloween Festival. 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.

  • Parents and siblings receive the discounted Group admission rate only when paying through the school.

  • Please Check our Hours and 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 a Group Brochure.

 

Meals & Venues Options for School 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 more information.

 

Add a little steam to your STEM!

We offer two unique learning experiences for students: A 20-minute train ride aboard “The Learning Express” , and Tweetsie Railroad Curriculum Guides.

 

Ready to plan your Fieldtrip? 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 School Group rate. 

Fifteen (15) or more paying guests with an advance reservation qualify for the discounted School Group Rate.

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.

It includes a one-day admission into the park; live shows, the 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 when the park is open. 

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 groups@tweetsie.com with any changes to reservations and box lunches at least one week in advance.

No. Full payment is due upon arrival to 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 less 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 groups@tweetsie.com.

We have a variety of group food offerings that can suit your needs. However, we allow groups to bring their own food into the park. We do ask that you contact the Group Sales Office to reserve a space in one of our eating venues, 800-526-5740 ext. 108 or email groups@tweetsie.com

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 groups@tweetsie.com.

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 groups@tweetsie.com.

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™ or the evening Ghost Train® Halloween Festival.


If you have any questions please contact our Group Sales office at: 800-526-5740 ext. 108, email: groups@tweetsie.com.

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800.526.5740