Thomas the Tank Engine Coming to Connecticut

Toot toot!!! Thomas the Tank Engine, his buddy Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are pulling into Essex Station for the “Steam Team Tour!” this spring!

Thomas & Friends will be in Essex on April 20th, 27th, 28th, as well as May 4th-5th, with departure times every 45 minutes from 9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Passengers select a departure time when purchasing a ticket (ride is approx. 25 minutes), but can enjoy fun-filled family activities all day long!

After meeting Thomas, guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, and Percy the Small Green Engine! But wait, there’s more! Included in your ticket price, you and your little ones have access to unlimited rides on 5 carnival rides, face painting featuring Day Out With Thomas characters, Isle of Sodor storytelling, a special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater & magic show, and Thomas the Tank Engine play areas! PLUS, Caboose the Clown will be joining us and creating colorful balloon characters, while Sunny Train presents her beloved music show!

Included with admission at no additional charge:
  • Carnival rides (ride as many times as you want!)
  • Face painting
  • Isle of Sodor storytelling
  • Special Thomas the Tank Engine video theater
  • Coloring and creativity station
  • Thomas the Tank Engine  play areas
  • Magic show
  • Caboose the Clown creating colorful balloon characters
  • Sunny Train children’s music show

Kid friendly petting zoo provided by Circle K Farms

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