Here comes Thomas!

Thomas the Tank Engine will be stopping in Boone very soon! Join us on September 10-11 and 16-18 for our Day Out with Thomas event. There are plenty activities to take part in, including the train ride, a magician, musician, games, several model railroad displays, a ride on the electric trolley, and so much more. …

Thomas returns to Boone in September ’22!

It’s official! We can now announce that Thomas The Tank Engine will be returning to Boone, Iowa in September, and that tickets are on sale! Our 2022 Day Out With Thomas event is taking place on September 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18. Tickets are $20 per person and include a ride behind Thomas The …

2022 Easter Bunny Express

Tickets for this year’s Easter Bunny Express train are on sale now! On Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 AM, the Easter Bunny Express takes you for an approximately one hour train ride through the Des Moines River Valley with the hippity-hoppity-happy rabbit, as well as a hunt for Easter eggs. Tickets are $20 per person, …

All Santa Express Trains for 2021 have sold out

All of this year’s Santa Express Trains have sold out. Our next special event will be February’s Valentine Dinner Trains. Ticket for those trains will go on sale January 3, 2022. We hope to see you next year!

2021 Santa Express tickets on sale November 1

Tickets for our 2021 Santa Express trains will go on sale November 1 (online at midnight, or via phone at 9 AM). For a complete look at departure dates, and additional event information, visit To purchase tickets when they go on sale, visit, or call (515) 432-4249.