Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015 is Pulling into Greenfield Village for Thomas’ Biggest Year Ever

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Join Thomas the Tank Engine™ as he celebrates friendship at Greenfield Village, April 25-26, May 2-3 and 9-10, 2015

Day Out With Thomas inside Greenfield Village

Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine™ is celebrating friendship at Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015, and families across North America are invited aboard! Little engineers everywhere are invited to join Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Greenfield Village for Day Out with Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015! The event, which takes place April 25-26, May 2-3 and 9-10, 2015, will be hosted by The Henry Ford and presented by Fisher-Price and sponsored by MEGA Brands and all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels.

Day Out with Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015 is a fun-filled event that provides children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends® themed activities. The tour, now in its 20th year, will make 42 stops across the U.S. and Canada, and is expected to welcome nearly one million passengers in 2015. For three back-to-back weekends, little engineers and their families are invited to take a 25 minute ride on their favorite engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt™, Controller of the Railway, and enjoy a day of Thomas & Friends themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more.

This year, Thomas & Friends celebrates 70 years of friendship. All aboard the Best Friends Express for an unprecedented year of Thomas-themed programs and activations as the #1 blue engine celebrates friendship with fans around the world.

Thomas the Tank Engine rides depart every 30 minutes, rain or shine. Departure times begin at 9:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. each day of the event. Tickets for Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015 are $11.75 for members, age 1 year and older and includes free admission to Greenfield Village. Ticket prices for non-member children age 1-4 are $11.75, youth age 5-12 are $30.50, adults age 13-61 are $36.75 and seniors age 62 and up is $34.25.

Tickets are on sale now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630 or logging onto http://www.ticketweb.com/dowt. For more information and directions, contact The Henry Ford at 313-982-6001 or visit http://www.thehenryford.org

Thomas the Tank Engine is the star of Thomas & Friends, making tracks to great destinations on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®. Along with his engine friends, Thomas captivates children in more than 300 territories and countries and 40 languages. The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story.

About The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, is an internationally-recognized cultural destination that brings the past forward by immersing visitors in the stories of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled collection of artifacts from 300 years of American history, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. More than 1.6 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates 485 students a year on the institution’s campus. In 2014, The Henry Ford premiered its first-ever national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, showcasing present-day change-makers and The Henry Ford’s artifacts and unique visitor experiences. Hosted by news correspondent and humorist, Mo Rocca, this weekly half-hour show airs Saturday mornings on CBS. For more information, please visit our website thehenryford.org.

About Thomas & Friends
Thomas the Tank Engine was created by a father for his son 70 years ago, and today, is enjoyed by families in more than 300 territories and in 40 languages. The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. Thomas & Friends makes tracks to great destinations on PBS KIDS, Sprout and with downloadable episodes available through iTunes. For more information about the world of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, please visit http://www.thomasandfriends.com. Follow Thomas on Facebook at facebook.com/thomasandfriends and Twitter @ThomasParent. #DOWT #ThomasObsessed

About Fisher-Price
In 1931, Herman Fisher and Irving Price embarked on a journey to change the toy industry. Their goal: creating playthings that inspire a child’s development. More than 80 years later, Fisher-Price remains deeply rooted in the belief that play is the way children learn best. Understanding the importance of play in building a child’s skills remains the fundamental principle, as the company strives to enrich the lives of families with young children around the globe. United by the passion for a child’s safe care and development, the people of Fisher-Price work tirelessly to support the hopes and dreams of families and brings them the best toys and baby products in the world. Some of the company’s best-known brands include Laugh & Learn®, Little People®, Power Wheels®, and Imaginext®, and it’s also a leading developer of character-based toys for children’s programming such as Thomas & Friends™, Dora and Friends: Into the City!, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. For more information, visit http://www.fisher-price.com or http://www.fisher-price.ca, and connect with Fisher-Price on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

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