Monday, August 29, 2016

All Aboard! Thomas Land at Edaville USA Features Sensory-Friendly Autism Weekend

Rhode Island PBS and Edaville USA invite all families to the beautiful park for a weekend of fun,

inclusion, education, and merriment as Edaville USA hosts its first ever Autism Weekend, Friday September 16, 2016 to Sunday September 18, 2016, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Everyone is welcome for a great weekend where the park will be sensory friendly. Edaville will be turning down the music and quieting down the dinosaurs so all guests can join in the fun and have a wonderful time together.

To make this event even more outstanding, Edaville USA will be hosting a Touch-A-Truck event with some truly amazing vehicles.

Be sure to stop by the Rhode Island PBS Kids Club booth for stickers and other fun stuff on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Rhode Island PBS has a limited number of family four-packs of tickets* (valued at $148) as a very special "thank you" to new members who join Rhode Island PBS at the $75 level.

Current members are entitled to a special member discount.* CLICK HERE to get your "secret code" for Thomas Land tickets.

*Free and discount tickets are good anytime during regular park operations, and are not limited to Autism Weekend.

About Thomas Land at Edaville USA 
Set in the lush New England landscape of Carver, MA, Thomas Land at Edaville USA covers 11.5 acres and features 11 rides based on Thomas & Friends™ and the Island of Sodor. Attractions include a 20-minute scenic train ride on a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine™ and theme park favorites like a roller coaster, drop tower, Ferris wheeland much more. All of the rides and attractions feature beloved characters such as Thomas, Percy, Diesel, Toby, Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter, and more favorites. Guests can also visit familiar destinations like Tidmouth Sheds, Knapford Station, and Brendam Docks. For more information, visit

[updated: September 13, 2016]