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North America's First Thomas Land Theme Park Will Open in August

North America's First Thomas Land Theme Park Will Open in August

Tickets are now on sale to the first Thomas Land theme park in North America. Thomas & Friends and the Island of Sodor come to life at Edaville USA in South Carver, MA, this August.


This August, everyone’s favorite little blue engine and the Island of Sodor will come to life at Thomas Land, the first theme park of its kind in the country.

Mattel has teamed up with Edaville USA, a family amusement park and heritage railroad located in South Carver, MA, to open the park, which is the largest permanent Thomas & Friends attraction in North America.

Tickets for Thomas Land are now on sale at

thomas land map

This map shows the 11.5-acre layout of Thomas Land
Artwork & Design by D& J Pope Creative

Thomas Land at Edaville USA will welcome visitors for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, as part of Thomas the Tank Engine’s 70th anniversary global celebration in 2015, and Edaville USA’s 70th anniversary.

Thomas Land boasts 11 rides based on Thomas & Friends and the Island of Sodor. Attractions at Thomas Land will include a 20-minute long, scenic train ride on a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine, as well as theme park favorites such as a roller coaster, drop tower, Ferris wheel, and soft-play area. 

thomas land train

Photo by Rim Grazuilis

The rides and attractions will feature full-scale, working models of beloved characters such as Thomas, Diesel, Toby, Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter, and more favorites. Guests can visit familiar destinations around the Island of Sodor like Tidmouth Sheds, Knapford Station, and Brendam Docks. Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, will be on site to greet and take photos with guests. 

More details will be revealed leading up to the park’s grand opening.

Ticket prices are: $29; $26 seniors ages 60 and older; free for children younger than 2 (includes admission to Edaville USA).


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