Thomas Town™ at Kennywood brings to life everyone’s favorite No. 1 Engine, along with his friends and favorite destinations from the Island of Sodor! A trip to Thomas Town includes a ton of fun to be had on five family rides themed to characters from the beloved children’s program, including a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine™. Young conductors and their families can experience thrills with Thomas, Cranky, Harold, Flynn, and Diesel, plus an interactive live show featuring Sir Topham Hatt and some of his Really Useful Engines!
Thomas Town™ was named one of the Best New Attractions of 2018 by USA Today! In a nationwide online vote, Thomas Town™ ranked third in the 10Best New Amusement Park Attractions to open during 2018. Come see what everyone's talking about at Thomas Town™ at Kennywood, the second-largest permanent Thomas & Friends™ attraction in North America!
Explore Thomas Town™ by downloading our coloring sheet.
Journey with Thomas
Head to Kennywood Station and climb aboard for an unforgettable journey with the Number 1 Blue Engine! Guests of all ages can hop aboard a Thomas-themed train ride that takes you along the back side of Kennywood, with wondrous views of the Monongahela River and the Edgar Thomson Works, the oldest steel mill in the Steel City. It’s a beautiful setting that looks like what you might see on the Island of Sodor! Riders under 46" must ride with a responsible person.
Cranky’s Drop Tower
Strap in tight for a truly Cranky experience! Sodor’s strongest crane will lift you high above Thomas Town™, and then drop you down! Riders must be at least 42” tall to ride.
Harold’s Helicopter Tour
All set and ready for action! Kids can take control of their own Harold Helicopter and pilot him up and down as they spin round and round.Riders under 36” tall must ride with a responsible person; there is no maximum height restriction. No handheld infants.
Flynn’s Fire Training
Junior firefighters shoot water to extinguish flames on this unique, interactive ride. Riders under 36” tall must ride with a responsible person; there is no maximum height restriction. No handheld infants.
Don’t forget the Diesels! Climb aboard Diesel, Iron Bert and other Diesel engines for a fun ride. Riders under 36” tall must ride with a responsible person; there is no maximum height restriction. No handheld infants.
Note: Rides in Thomas Town may close due to inclement weather or for periodic maintenance. Your safety is our top priority at all times!
Steel City Adventures! Live Show at Tidmouth Sheds
Show times: 2:30, 5:30 & 7:30
Join Gordon, James, Emily, Percy & Sir Topham Hatt as they prepare for a very special adventure on the rails. A few important deliveries need to make it safely from the Island of Sodor to the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Each engine has a unique job and special cargo to deliver. So hop on board as Kennywood proudly presents, Steel City Adventures! at Tidmouth Sheds, Thomas Town.
Thomas & Friends™ Big Adventures Play Zone
Children can have big adventures and big fun in a soft play area, construct test tracks for the Steam Team, and relive some of the characters’ favorite moments in our media center!
Please note, the soft play zone is only for children age 2 - 12. Socks must be worn in the Big Adventures Play Zone -- shoes, sandals and bare feet are prohibited.
Thomas Town Gift Co.
Find all your favorite Thomas & Friends merchandise! Look out for special items that can only be found in Thomas Town.
Thomas Town Party Room
Celebrate your birthday the Sodor Way! The Thomas Town party room is a wonderful way to celebrate any little conductor's special day, complete with a VIP Pass for the entire birthday party to get front of the line access for the Journey with Thomas! Learn more about birthday parties at Kennywood and book the Thomas Town party room today!