Day Out With Thomas™

picture of Thomas

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What is Day Out With Thomas™?
Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be visiting Uxbridge for 6 days this summer for the Big Adventure Tour, August 10-12 and 17-19, 2018.

Take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of the Railway. Visit the Imagination Station for face painting and temporary tattoos. Enjoy Thomas storytelling and videos in an actual train car.

There are lots of activities for the kids to enjoy including live entertainment, Zoo to You, a bubble station, kiddie train, hay maze, jumping castles and more.

Day Out with Thomas Logo


When is the event?
August 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19, 2018.

Where is the event?
Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5.

What times do trains depart?
9:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:45 pm. It is recommended that guests arrive at the event at least one hour before their scheduled departure. For the 9:00 am departure time please arrive at 8:30 am

How much are tickets?
$25 plus HST + TicketWeb service charge.

How do I buy tickets?
Starting April 1st tickets can be purchased through ticketweb. Click below for the date you want.

Uxbridge Train Station

Map to Uxbridge Train Station

Uxbridge Train Station Map - Click for details

19 Railway St, Uxbridge, ON
Directions from Toronto, Pearson, Kingston, Newmarket

Available On

Date Purchase Tickets Date Purchase Tickets
Fri Aug 10 COMING Sat Aug 11 COMING
Sun Aug 12 COMING Fri Aug 17 COMING
Sat Aug 18 COMING Sun Aug 19 COMING

Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine (9:33)


The Gabriel and Lucas Show Published on Sep 19, 2015

Sir Topham Hatt™

Sir Topham Hatt

Sir Topham Hatt™


FAQs

Who needs tickets?
Tickets are required for guests ages two and up. Infants under two may ride on a parent’s lap.

Do you recommend purchasing tickets in advance?
Due to the popularity of Day Out With Thomas™, advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. It is not uncommon for events to sell out.

What is the ticket purchase policy?
The event will run rain or shine. There are no refunds or exchanges.

How will I receive my tickets?
If purchased three weeks or more in advance of the event, guests will receive their tickets in the mail. Guests that purchase tickets closer to the event date can pick up their tickets at Will Call the day of the event.

Will tickets be available at the gate for purchase?
There may be limited tickets, however, most train times sell out in advance. If all of the train rides are sold out, you may purchase a ticket to enjoy the other activities on-site, including a picture with Thomas. Cost remains the same at $25 + HST.

Can we bring strollers into the venue and onto the train?
The event is stroller friendly. The shuttle buses from designated parking areas are equipped with space to store strollers. Strollers are not allowed on the train due to space limitations. There is a designated stroller parking area near the boarding area.

What is the difference between the Cars?
All cars are air-conditioned. Cars 1 and 6 have table and chair seating. Car 2 has padded bench seating with tables. Cars 3, 4 and 5 have bench seating and no tables.

Are pets allowed?
Sorry, no pets. Guide dogs however are permitted.

Are cameras allowed?
Guests are encouraged to capture their Day Out With Thomas memories.

Is exit and re-entry allowed during the day?
Yes. You will be asked to show your ticket before re-entering.

What happens if I miss the train departure time I purchased?
Tickets are purchased for a specific date and train departure time. If you miss your train time, while we will try to accommodate you, there are no guarantees that we can seat you on the next available ride.

What happens in the event of inclement weather?
Day Out With Thomas™ events take place rain or shine. Most of the activities take place under large tents to protect guests from the elements.

Is food available for purchase on the grounds?
Yes, there will be a number of food vendors on-site.

Can I bring my own food?
Food is not allowed on the train.

If I require wheelchair or other accommodations what should I do?
Contact the railway directly by email at ydhr@ydhr.ca prior to purchasing tickets to ensure we can accommodate you.

When should I arrive for the train ride?
It is recommended that guests arrive at the event at least one hour before their scheduled departure. For the 9:00 am departure time please arrive at 8:30 am This allows for time to park and get through the front gate.

When should I line up for the train ride?
It is recommended that you arrive at train boarding location no later than 15 minutes before train departure time.



Free Parking

There is free offsite parking at the following locations:

  1. Next to Second Wedge Brewery
  2. Uxbridge Arena, 291 Brock Street West, Uxbridge (shuttle bus service)
  3. Quaker Village Public School, (shuttle bus service)
  4. Behind Coffee Time, 23 Brock St. W., Uxbridge (walking distance)

Where can I visit for the latest details?
www.ydhr.ca/thomas

Map to Thomas parking lots

Thomas Parking


Are there places to stay overnight?

The following hotels have provided discounted room rates:

  • Residence Inn by Marriott – Whitby
    Rooms from $129.00
    Book a room
    Ask for the Day out With Thomas group rate.
     
  • Delta Hotels - Toronto East
    Rooms from $139.00
    August 11-13, 2017 Book a room
    August 18-20, 2017 Book a room
     
  • Holiday Inn Express - Newmarket
    Rooms from $139.99
    Book a room
    August 11-13, 2017 - Booking Code: YDL
    August 18-20, 2017 - Booking Code: YHL
     
  • Days Inn – Stouffville
    Rooms from $149.95
    Call hotel directly at 905 642 2929 and ask for York Durham Heritage Train group rate.
     

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