THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE™
PULLS INTO THE STATION AT THE OSCEOLA COUNTY FAIR ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018
Kissimmee, FL — (Dec 2017)— Mattel, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, and the Osceola County Fair invite Central Florida area children to join Thomas on a fun-filled, sing along adventure by helping Thomas plan for a special Sodor surprise party using teamwork, friendship and discovery on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Osceola County Fair. The Really Useful Engine will be at the Osceola County Fair Events Center with three Shows and Meet & Greets 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM. Thomas the Tank Engine will also be available for photos with children and their families immediately following each show.
Created by a father for his son over 70 years ago, Thomas & Friends™ invites children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Today, families in more than 300 territories and in more than 40 languages enjoy fun and adventure with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons including discovery, friendship and cooperation.
For more information about the world of Thomas & Friends, please visit www.thomasandfriends.com, and follow Thomas on Facebook at facebook.com/thomasandfriends, Twitter @ThomasFriends and Instagram @ThomasandFriends.About Thomas & Friends™
Thomas the Tank Engine™ was created over 70 years ago by a British clergyman, the Rev W Awdry, as a storybook for his son. That story quickly grew to become the award-winning global brand franchise it is today, enjoyed by families in more than 150 territories and in over 40 languages across multiple touch-points and formats, including: 400+ original TV shows; 12 feature-length films; 14 websites in nine languages; apps; toys (ranked number one property in the pre-school toys category in the UK and Australia and number two in the US); consumer products; publishing; live attractions and much more. Thomas & Friends has scooped prestigious accolades including a Parent’s Choice Award, a Webby and a Licensing Award for Best Classic Licensed Property. The famous and cheeky No.1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train. Together, the children and engines embark on timeless adventures while experiencing valuable yet fun life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. For more information about the wonderful world of Thomas & Friends please visit: www.thomasandfriends.com, www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends
and for bonus material and exclusive content www.youtube.com/user/thomasandfriends.About Mattel
Mattel is a global learning, development and play company that inspires the next generation of kids to shape a brighter tomorrow. Through our portfolio of iconic consumer brands, including American Girl®, Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Hot Wheels® and Thomas & Friends™, we create systems of play, content and experiences that help kids unlock their full potential. Mattel also creates inspiring and innovative products in collaboration with leading entertainment and technology companies as well as other partners. With a global workforce of approximately 32,000 people, Mattel operates in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. Visit us online at www.mattel.com.About the Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show & Osceola County Fair:
The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show & Osceola County Fair is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to the promotion of Florida’s Agriculture Industry and the education of Osceola County Youth. Established in 1944, more than 200 volunteers produce multiple events including workshops, community livestock shows and the Largest Annual Event in Osceola County, the Osceola County Fair.
For more information, please contact:
Stacey Wade/ Director of Special Events & Education
Amber Pietrobono \ Mattel PR