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!

2014 General Admission Prices:
Adults: $39
Children 3-12: $26
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 11 through May 29, 2014:
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Note: Tweetsie Railroad is closed Monday-Thursday through May 29, but is OPEN on Memorial Day Monday, May 26.

May 30 through August 17, 2014:
Open seven days a week, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Tweetsie will be open on Friday, July 4th until 9:00 pm for the Fireworks Extravaganza, and on all July Saturdays for Cool Summer Nights.
Note: Tweetsie Railroad is closed Monday-Thursday beginning August 18

August 22 through November 2, 2014:
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (and Labor Day - Monday, September 1), 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

We will also open Friday and Saturday nights September 26 through November 1 for the 2014 Ghost Train® Halloween Festival. Gates open 7:30 pm.
Tweetsie Railroad will be closed for the winter beginning November 3, 2014

2014 GOLDEN RAIL SEASON PASS PRICES

Adults Regular: $90 ($80 thru April 27, 2014)
Children 3-12 Regular: $65 ($55 thru April 27, 2014)
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 6-8, 13 & 14, 2014

Child-friendly Phonics

May 6-8, 13 & 14, 2014
*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 25, 2014

Show Times: Noon & 3pm at the Hacienda Tent

David Holt and the Lightning Bolts enliven 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 6-15, 2014

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.

© 2014 Guillane (Thomas) Limited

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Meet SpongeBob & Patrick

June 27-29, 2014

Park open 9 am to 6 pm

You can meet Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants & Patrick in "Meet and Greets" at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm each day!

© 2014 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Created by Stephen Hillenburg.

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Fireworks

July 4 • Park open until 9pm • Parking $5 per car

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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Cool Summer Nights

July 5, July 12, July 19 & July 26, 2014

This Popular Summer Event is Back!

Park Open 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 special train show rides at dusk, 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 Saturdays in July.

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Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you?

July 11 to 13, 2014

Meet Scooby-Doo and Shaggy!

Park Open 9am to 6pm

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 weeked at 11:00am, 1:00 and 3:00pm

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

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K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dogs

July 19 to 27, 2014

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.

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Riders In The Sky

Aug 9 & 10, 2014

Show Times: Noon & 3:00 p.m. - 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 2014

Saturday, Sept. 6 - Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

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

Celebrate the golden age of steam locomotives behind Tweetsie's historic coal-fired steam locomotives. Special attractions for rail fans, plus Cherokee dancers and crafts from the Tsa-La-Gi Touring Program will offer a glimpse into the area's heritage. Enjoy all the Wild West adventure Tweetsie has to offer!

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Ghost Train® Halloween Festival 2014

Sept 26 to Nov 1, 2014

Friday & Saturday Nights
Gates Open at 7:30pm

Tickets Go On Sale July 5

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