Local Scoop

Categories

Asheville, North Carolina News


The ‘Great Pumpkin Patch Express’ Returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Book Your Ticket to Ride The Great Pumpkin Patch Express PEANUTS. The Great Pumpkin Patch Express returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for 2010. As the leaves are turning in October and pumpkins are ready to be carved, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy return to the GSMR Pumpkin Patch October 2, 2010.

Guests will hear a narration of Schulz’s “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” as the train travels to the Pumpkin Patch. Upon arrival, passengers will be greeted and have a photo opportunity with Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy. Activities to enjoy at The Great Pumpkin Patch will include: campfire marshmallows, a coloring station, temporary tattoos, trick or treating, bouncy house, hayrides and live musical entertainment. And kids, don’t forget to wear your Halloween costumes! There will be plenty of PEANUTS™ merchandise at the Smoky Mountain Trains gift shop! Each child will also select their own pumpkin from The Great Pumpkin Patch to take home.

Dates & Times:
October 8, 15, 22, & 29 departs Fridays at 3:00pm
October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, & 30 departs Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30pm & 3:00pm

Crown Class Seating – Each ticket holder will recieve their own GSMR souvenir tumber with unlimited fountain soda refills and each child will select their own pumpkin from the Great Pumpkin Patch to take home. Adults $65, Children ages 2-12 $37. Children under 2 $9 (no tumbler).

Coach Class Seating – Each child will select their own pumpkin from the Great Pumpkin Patch to take home. Adults $53, Children ages 2-12 $31. Children under 2 ride complimentary.
For tickets, more information and directions contact the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad at (800) 872-4681

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Reply