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Media Policy

Due to capacity limitations, all media visits to the park must be scheduled in advance, no exceptions. To schedule a media visit, email [email protected]

Videotaping or photographing on Tweetsie Railroad grounds for commercial use, for-profit purposes, not-for-profit organizations or enterprises, educational productions, and student projects must be approved and scheduled by the Marketing Department.

Media Contacts

Marketing
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Cathy Robbins
Tweetsie Railroad
300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
828-264-9061
[email protected]

Hallie Dean
Luquire
4201 Congress Street, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-552-6565
[email protected]

Media Release

Tweetsie Railroad to Reopen its Doors -- and Trains -- for 2021 Season

The train whistles are once again ringing through the Blue Ridge Mountains as Tweetsie Railroad prepares for its much-anticipated reopening. The park will welcome guests back beginning Friday, April 2, with an emphasis on safety measures to ensure an enjoyable time for all.

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Tweetsie Railroad Opening Day April 2.docx

Tweetsie Railroad Opening Day April 2.pdf

Tweetsie Railroad is Hiring for the 2021 Season

Tweetsie Railroad is seeking energetic and adventurous teammates to join its staff for the upcoming 2021 season. The park will reopen for the season on April 2 and is actively hiring for various positions at this time.

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Tweetsie Railroad is Hiring.docx

Tweetsie Railroad is Hiring.pdf

Suggested Storylines

Tweetsie Railroad - A Wild West Theme Park Adventure

Since 1957, Tweetsie Railroad has been creating memories and offering a family-friendly Wild West adventure. An interactive experience of music, entertainment, and tradition rich in American history, Tweetsie Railroad will be just what you've come to expect -- fun for the whole family.

North Carolina's first theme park features live shows, amusement rides, the Deer Park Zoo, an unforgettable three-mile adventure with historic steam locomotives, and more. Hop on board for Tweetsie Railroad's Wild West adventure!

History of Tweetsie Railroad

Family-friendly Theme Park Fun

Looking for the perfect mix of adventure, classic family fun, and cool mountain air? Tweetsie Railroad, nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, is just the place! Families can escape the summer heat with mountain temperatures averaging 10 degrees cooler and children of all ages can let their imaginations run wild becoming cowboys, sheriffs, and engineers during a ride on our famous (and historic) steam locomotives.

Tweetsie Railroad Fact Sheet

Tweetsie Railroad as a Tradition

Tweetsie Railroad is an American treasure brimming with Wild West nostalgia and classic family fun. For over 60 years, families have experienced more than just the sound of train whistles and the thrill of the three-mile ride behind historic steam locomotives. They discover the spirit of the park that captures hearts and creates lifelong memories.

Tweetsie Railroad Through the Years Timeline

Spectacular Fall Foliage

Visit Tweetsie Railroad this fall to take in the colorful landscape, crisp mountain air and kaleidoscope of colors during peak leaf season in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy leaf looking while onboard a train pulled by one of Tweetsie Railroad’s legendary steam locomotives for a scenic three-mile Wild West adventure, and spend time experiencing the theme park’s many rides, shows, and attractions in the cool fall weather.

At night, experience the frights and delights of Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train®! Take a spooky ride on the Ghost Train, go trick-or-treating, stroll through the Freaky Forest, and more at the High Country’s most popular Halloween celebration.

Tweetsie Railroad's Ghost Train®

Thrills and chills await you at Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train®, the High Country’s most popular Halloween celebration. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society, Ghost Train offers family-friendly frights and haunting entertainment for visitors of all ages. Take a spooky ride on the haunted steam locomotive, go trick-or-treating, stroll through the Freaky Forest and more during this delightfully frightful event. Ghost Train has plenty of safe and scary entertainment for the whole family.

Tweetsie Christmas®

Celebrate the holiday season as Tweetsie Railroad transforms into a winter wonderland for Tweetsie Christmas. Enjoy a nighttime train ride among thousands of dazzling lights, Santa's Gingerbread House, a live Christmas Show, and more. Some lucky guests may even experience a train ride through the snow!

Tweetsie Christmas B-Roll

Characters & Guests

Park Photos

Special Events

Ghost Train

Tweetsie Christmas