Tweetsie Railroad

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Tweetsie Railroad
300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800-526-5740

Tweetsie Railroad is located on US 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. From the Blue Ridge Parkway exit at milepost 291 (Boone exit).

Please note there is a possibility of construction on US 321 in Blowing Rock that could affect your travel to Tweetsie.

Be sure to allow for delays.

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Buy Your Tickets Now! Buy Your Season Pass!

2015 General Admission Prices:
Adults: $41
Children 3-12: $27
Children age 2 & under: Free

Your one-price admission includes a full day of fun:

- Action-packed Wild West Train Adventure
- Live shows, including the Palace Saloon Show
- Chair Lift ride to Miner's Mountain
- Country Fair amusement rides
- Deer Park
- Panning for Gold
- ... and much more!

April 10 through May 28, 2015:
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Note: Tweetsie Railroad is closed Monday-Thursday through May 28, but is OPEN on Memorial Day Monday, May 25.

May 29 through August 16, 2015:
Open seven days a week, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Tweetsie will be open on Saturday, July 4th until 9:00 PM for the Fireworks Extravaganza, and on select Saturdays in June and July for Cool Summer Nights.
Note: Tweetsie Railroad is closed Monday-Thursday beginning August 17.

August 17 through November 1, 2015:
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (and Labor Day - Monday, September 7), 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

We will also open Friday and Saturday nights September 25 through October 31 for the 2015 Ghost Train® Halloween Festival. Gates open 7:30 PM.
Tweetsie Railroad will be closed for the winter beginning November 2, 2015.

2015 GOLDEN RAIL SEASON PASS PRICES

Adults Regular: $95
Children 3-12 Regular: $70
Children age 2 & under: Free

Buy your Season Pass , OR Renew your Season Pass

Look at everything you get with a Golden Rail Season Pass:

- A Full Season of Park Visits. Hop aboard the train; visit the Deer Park; and enjoy the rides, live shows, and more.
- Admission to all our Special Events, including the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (with free parking!), and many more ... at no additional charge!
- One Admission to the Ghost Train® Halloween Festival on the night of your choice. Be sure and order your tickets in advance ... no additional charge!

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Letterland

May 5-7, 12, 13 & 14, 2015

Child-friendly Phonics

Park open 9 AM to 4 PM

*Note: Space is very limited - Please call for availability.

Visit Tweetsie Railroad during our Letterland Days to see your favorite Letterland characters come to life! From Talking Tess's Train to Eddie Elephant's Gem Mine, each area of the park is an opportunity for children to learn and play!

Visit our website for easy online reservations plus more info and guides

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David Holt and the Lightning Bolts

May 31, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 4 PM

Show Times: Noon & 3 PM at the Hacienda Tent

David Holt and the Lightning Bolts enlivens old-time music with a new time jolt.

*Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis

*Reservations are not required for the shows

*Shows included with regular park admission

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Day Out with Thomas

June 5-14, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

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

© 2015 Guillane (Thomas) Limited

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Team Umizoomi

June 19-21, 2015

Meet Team Umizoomi!

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

They're mighty. They're mini. They're math superheroes! Meet Milli, her brother Geo, and their friendly robot named Bot from the children's television show on Nick Jr. Special appearances all weekend at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM!

© 2015 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, Team Umizoomi, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.

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Cool Summer Nights

June 20 & 27 and July 11, 18 & 25, 2015

This Popular Summer Event is Back!

Park open on select Saturdays 9 AM to 9 PM

Here at Tweetsie Railroad, when the sun begins to drop behind the Blue Ridge Mountains, the day turns to dusk and the fireflies begin their nightly performance.

On these special evenings the fun continues.

The park will feature evening train show rides, and cool summer memories for your family. The kids will love it, too!

Cool Summer Nights is included as part of your regular park admission for these select Saturdays in June and July.

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Fireworks Extravaganza

July 4 • Park open 'til 9 PM • Fireworks at 9:30 PM

Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country!

It's one of the most popular annual events in the mountains.

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Meet Scooby-Doo and Shaggy!

July 10-12, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

Park open until 9 PM on Saturday, July 11

Scooby-Dooby-Doo where are you? At Tweetsie Railroad you can meet Cartoon Network's Scooby-Doo and his good friend Shaggy! Enjoy special apperances all weekend at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM

This event is included with your regular park ticket and does not require additional purchase.

TM & © 2015 Cartoon Network and/or Hanna-Barbara and/or Warner Bros and/or Turner Entertainment co. All rights reserved.

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K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dogs

July 18-26, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

Park open until 9 PM on Saturday, July 18 & 25

For nine days, Tweetsie Railroad will host K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dogs. Don’t miss these high-energy performances showcasing a team of dynamic dogs in acrobatic freestyle routines. These dogs have dazzled audiences nationwide at half-time shows and on television. Show times at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM daily. Special Saturday evening show at 7 PM.

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Riders In The Sky

August 8 & 9, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

Show Times: Noon & 3:00 PM - the Hacienda Tent

Come hear America's Favorite Cowboys, as this Grammy-award winning quartet sing and entertain audiences "The Cowboy Way".

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Railroad Heritage Weekend 2015

August 29 & 30, 2015

Park open 9 AM to 6 PM

A once-a-year event for railroad enthusiasts of all ages!

A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture. Saturday features traditional dance and craft demonstrations by the Cherokee Tsalagi Touring Program.

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Ghost Train® Halloween Festival 2015

September 25 to October 31, 2015

Friday & Saturday Nights
Gates Open at 7:30 PM

Tickets Go On Sale July 5

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