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Day Out With Thomas CONTEST!

Day Out With Thomas offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and to meet Sir Topham Hat, the Controller of the Railway.

The event will be this Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28.

The Heber Valley Railroad is running a contest on the Heber Valley Railroad Facebook page May 1-14 to find the biggest Thomas the Tank Engine fan to be named the honorary conductor. This honorary conductor will be selected from video submissions on theFacebook page (an example of a video submission will be posted). The honorary conductor will be the first on board and will get to pull the train horn and say, “All aboard!”

Details for honorary conductor contest:

  • May 1-14, post a video on Heber Valley Railroad’s Facebook page of your little conductor and why he or she is the biggest Thomas fan.
  • Get others to “like” your video submission.
  • One winner will be selected each week for a family four-pack of tickets to Day Out With Thomas.
  • One winner will be selected on May 15 to be named the honorary conductor and win a family four-pack of tickets to Day Out With Thomas.

About Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and to meet Sir Topham Hat, the Controller of the Railway. Every event has a Thomas & Friends Imagination Station with Thomas-themed activities, including stamps, temporary tattoos, hands-on arts and crafts, and a Thomas storytelling and video viewing area.

Activities Include:

Giant hay bale maze
Miniature golf course (putt-putt)
Balloon tying clown
Musical entertainment by “The Pied Piper of Percussion”
Motor-car rides
Magic shows
“Imagination Station” play area
Temporary tattoos
Storytelling and video
Bubbles and sidewalk chalk

Times:
Friday and Saturday
Event Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Train Departures: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Train departs from the Depot every 45 minutes.)

Sunday and Monday
Event Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Train Departures: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Train departs from the Depot every 45 minutes.)

Length of Train Ride: 25 minutes round trip

Ticket Price
$18 per person (All seats are General Admission. Ages 2+ require a ticket.)

To Purchase Tickets: Tickets are available through www.TicketWeb.com.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit http://hebervalleyrr.org/excursions/day-out-with-thomas/

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