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Golden Rail Season Pass Sale

Now through April 14, 2019

Save $15.00 for an adult and $10.00 for a child when you purchase your Golden Rail Season Pass by April 14, 2019.

Opening Day

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Park will be open for the 2019 daytime operations beginning April 5, 2019, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 9 am - 6 pm. 

Easter Bunny

April 19 - 21, 2019

Meet the Easter Bunny during the Easter Weekend.

Day Out With Thomas™

June 7-16

Tickets on sale Monday, February 4, 2019

Experience everyone's favorite train like never before as Thomas the Tank Engine chugs his way through the NC Mountains. Children can meet and take pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, listen to Thomas and Friends storytelling, and enjoy activities in the Imagination Station.

Fireworks Extravaganza

Thursday, July 4

Celebrate July 4th with a day of family fun at Tweetsie Railroad, followed by the High Country’s most spectacular fireworks display. The park will remain open until 9:00 pm and fireworks begin at 9:30 pm.

Cool Summer Nights

Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20, & 27

Every Saturday in July the park stays open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more time for family memories. Enjoy evening train and stage shows, rides at dusk, and fun throughout the park.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™

July 12, 13 & 14

Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo will be appearing at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Extra appearance during Cool Summer Night, Saturday evening at 7 p.m.

K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dogs

July 20-28

These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at halftime shows and on television. Don’t miss them live at Tweetsie Railroad! Shows at 11:00 a.m., and 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Saturday evening show at 7:00 p.m.

Riders In The Sky

August 17 & 18

Come hear Grammy-winning music and comedy from America’s Favorite Cowboys. Shows at noon and 3:00 p.m.

Railroad Heritage Weekend

August 24-25

A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture.

Ghost Train®

September 20-21, 27-28, October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26

Open 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. Advance Tickets Required.

It's safe, scary fun for the whole family! Kids will enjoy the Halloween shows and trick-or-treating. And take a chilling journey into the night on the Ghost Train—if you dare!

Tweetsie Christmas®

November 22-23, 29-30, December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, & 27-28

Open 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Advance Tickets Required.

Enjoy the wonder of the park dazzlingly lit for the holidays, with a nighttime train and more.

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800.526.5740