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Model Train Shows & Model Railroad Conventions

This page provides a calendar of 200+ upcoming model train shows, railroadiana shows (lanterns, china, timetables, paper, collectibles, etc.), and model railroad conventions in the U.S. & Canada. Past events may be found on the Models Train Shows Archive Page. To add your show to this page, please Submit Your Event.

FEATURED TRAIN SHOWS

York Train Show (April 28-29)
Train Collectors Association (TCA) show open to the public Friday (9a-6:30p) and Saturday (9a-4p). $14 per family. $20 per family to attend both days. Info: see website
York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave, York, Pennsylvania 17404

Terminus Chapter TCA Toy Train Swap Meet (May 13)
9:30a-2:30p. Adults $7.50. Seniors (60+) $6.50. Children (4-12) $5.50. TCA members free. Info: see website
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History; 2829 Cherokee St; Kennesaw, GA 30144

Greer SC Model Train Show (May 20)
Over 100 tables of model trains of all gauges and scales. Admission $5. Under 10 free. Details: see website
National Guard Armory; 105 Old Woodruff Road; Greer, South Carolina 29651

Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale (June 24)
26th annual show with vendors, displays, and layouts. New and used items G to Z scale. 9a-4p. Admission $6. 12 & under and scouts in uniform free. Info: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301

The Villages Summer Rail Expo & Sale (August 19-20)
120+ vendor tables & layouts. Sat 9a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Admission $6. Under 10 free w/ adult. Details: see website
Savannah Regional Recreation Center; 1545 Buena Vista Blvd; The Villages, Florida 32162

TCA Terminus Chapter Toy & Model Train Swap Meet (September 23)
Open to the public 9a-2p. Info: see website
Acworth VFW Post 5408; 4764 Cobb Parkway NW; Acworth, Georgia 30101

Columbia SC Model Train Show (October 14)
200+ tables of model trains of all gauges, scenery, operating layouts, and Thomas the Train. Details: see website
Jamil Shrine Temple; 206 Jamil Road; Columbia, South Carolina 29210

Charleston SC Model Train Show (November 18-19)
O, HO, N & G gauge vendors offering model trains, parts, and accessories. Multiple scale layout exhibits. Saturday 9a-5p. Sunday 10a-4p. Admission $5. 12 & Under and Active Duty Military free. Details: see website
Danny Jones Armory Complex; 5000 Lackawanna Blvd; North Charleston, SC 29405

TCA Terminus Chapter Toy & Model Train Swap Meet (December 2)
Open to the public 9a-2p. Info: see website
Acworth VFW Post 5408; 4764 Cobb Parkway NW; Acworth, Georgia 30101

Greenville SC Model Train Show (December 9)
Vendor tables of all gauges. Operating layouts. 9a-3p. Admission $5. Under 10 free. Details: see website
Greenville Shrine Club, 119 Beverly Road; Greenville, SC 29609

Shoreline Model Railroad Club Train Show (December 9-10)
Saturday 10a-4p. Sunday 10a-2p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Tables $15 (8 ft.). Purchase two tables, receive a third free. Contact Dick Yard (609-641-5315) or Dennis Weiss (Trains1971@comcast.net)
Atlantic Christian School; 391 Zion Road; Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Columbia SC Model Train Show (March 24, 2018)
200+ tables of model trains of all gauges, scenery, operating layouts, and Thomas the Train. Details: see website
Jamil Shrine Temple; 206 Jamil Road; Columbia, South Carolina 29210

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APRIL 2017

York Train Show
York, Pennsylvania (April 28-29)

Blue Ox Trains 3rd Annual Model Train Swap Meet
Roswell, Georgia (April 29)

Pittsburgh Model Railroad Jamboree
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (April 29)

Titletown Train Show
Green Bay, Wisconsin (April 29-30)

Kenan Center Train Show
Lockport, New York (April 29-30)

Southwest Model Railroad Club Spring Model Train Exhibit, Vendor Show & Swap Meet
Los Lunas, New Mexico (April 29-30)

Helena Railroad Fair
Helena, Montana (April 30)

MAY 2017

Contoocook Depot Model Railroad Show presented by Contoocook Riverway Association
Contoocook, New Hampshire (May 6)

Great Lehigh Valley Train Meet
Allentown, Pennsylvania (May 6)

Spring Fling Toy & Train Show
Roxana, Delaware (May 6)

TCA Lake Erie Chapter Spring Train Show
Parma, Ohio (May 6)

Maurer Toy Train Auction
Spring City, Pennsylvania (May 6)

DuBois Mall Model Railroad Day
Operating layouts, vendors, and activities. 10a-3p. Free admission. Sponsored by Division 11, MCR, NMRA
DuBois Mall; Rt 255, I-80 exit 101; DuBois, PA 15801 (May 6)

Austin Area Train Show
Taylor, Texas (May 6-7)

Painesville Railroad Museum Model Train Days
Painesville, Ohio (May 6-7)

Shenandoah Valley Model Train & Railroading Show
Fishersville, Virginia (May 7)

Classic Shows Model Railroad, Train & Toy Show
Wallingford, Connecticut (May 7)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (May 7)

New Hope - Solebury Train Show & Sale
100+ tables of all scales, plus railroadiana & operating layouts. 8:30a-1:30p. Adults $5. Under 12 free.
Eagle Fire House; 46 North Sugan Rd; New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938 (May 7)

Terminus Chapter TCA Toy Train Swap Meet
Kennesaw, Georgia (May 13)

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Pikes Peak Division NMRA Train Show & Swap Meet
Colorado Springs, Colorado (May 13)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 13)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (May 13)

Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Society Model Train & Craft Show
Bartlett, New Hampshire (May 13)

NMRA Thousand Lakes Region / Mid-Continent Region Convention 2017
Ames, Iowa (May 18-21)

Central Ohio Ntrak 9th Ohio N-Scale Weekend
Hilliard, Ohio (May 19-21)

Greer SC Model Train Show
Greer, South Carolina (May 20)

Smokey City Rails Train Show & Sale
Helena, Alabama (May 20)

Homewood Railroad Days Train Show
Homewood, Illinois (May 20)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (May 20)

Santa Susana Depot Swap Meet
Simi Valley, California (May 20)

22nd Albuquerque Rail Fair
Albuquerque, New Mexico (May 20)

Maurer Toy Train Auction
Spring City, Pennsylvania (May 20)

Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society Train Show
Walnut Creek, California (May 20-21)

Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club Open House & Swap Meet
San Pedro, California (May 20-21)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (May 21)

O Scale West Meet
Santa Clara, California (May 25-27)

Victoria Model Railway Show
Colwood, British Columbia (May 28)

JUNE 2017

Gadsden Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum Summer Toy Train Show
Tucson, Arizona (June 2-3)

George L. Carter Railroad Museum Train Show
Johnson City, Tennessee (June 2-3)

Melbourne Train Show
Melbourne, Florida (June 3)

Bradford Ohio Railroad Festival
Bradford, Ohio (June 3)

Center of the Nation Model Railroad Expo
Hutchinson, Kansas (June 3-4)

17th Tampa Model Train Show
Tampa, Florida (June 3-4)

NMRA Pacific Northwest Region "Spokane Falls Express" 2017 Convention
Spokane, Washington (June 7-10)

NMRA Lone Star Region 2017 Convention
Houston, Texas (June 7-11)

NMRA Rocky Mountain Region Convention
Durango, Colorado (June 8-11)

NMRA Southeastern Region Convention & Train Show
Birmingham, Alabama (June 9-10)

Enid Oklahoma Trainfest 2017
Vendors & operating layouts. Sat 9a-3p. Sun 10a-3p. Admission $5. Ages 3-12 $3. Vendor tables $20. Sponsored by Cherokee Strip Model RR Assoc. Contact Randy Lutz: 580-478-2631 or randylutz01@gmail.com
Oakwood Mall; 4125 W Owen K Garriott Rd (Highway 412); Enid, Oklahoma 73703 (June 10-11)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (June 11)

Kane County Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (June 11)

Strawberry Fest Model Railroad Show & Model Contest
Waupaca, Wisconsin (June 17-18)

Great Scale Model Train Show
Timonium, Maryland (June 17-18)

Big Train Operator Club Convention
Buffalo, New York (June 19-24)

National N Scale Convention
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (June 21-25)

O Scale National Convention
Enfield, Connecticut (June 22-25)

Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale
Tallahassee, Florida (June 24)

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Galesburg Railroad Days Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Galesburg, Illinois (June 24-25)

Carillon Park Rail Festival
Dayton, Ohio (June 24-25)

Train Collectors Association (TCA) National Convention
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (June 24 - July 2)

JULY 2017

Spring Creek Model Trains Open House & Train Show
Deshler, Nebraska (July 1-2)

60th Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (July 8)

The Great Train Show
Pomona, California (July 8-9)

Lionel Operating Train Society (L.O.T.S.) Annual Convention
Denver, Colorado (July 9-15)

The Villages Model Train Show
The Villages, Florida (July 10-12)

National Garden Railway Convention
Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 10-15)

Lycoming Summer Train Meet
Pennsdale, Pennsylvania (July 15)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (July 16)

4000 Foundation Rail Fair
La Crosse, Wisconsin (July 22)

The Great Train Show
Belleville, Illinois (July 22-23)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Monroeville, Pennsylvania (July 22-23)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (July 23)

Lionel Collectors Club of America Convention
Tacoma, Washington (July 24-29)

Van Wert Model Railroad Show & Swap
100+ vendor tables and layouts. Sat 10a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Admission $4. 12 and under free.
Van Wert County Fairgrounds; U.S. 127; Van Wert, Ohio 45891 (July 29-30)

NMRA National Convention 2017
Orlando, Florida (July 30 - August 6)

AUGUST 2017

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Timonium, Maryland (August 5-6)

Summerail Railroad Show & Sale
Marion, Ohio (August 12)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Edison, New Jersey (August 12-13)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (August 13)

Everett's 13th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet
Marion, Ohio (August 19)

The Villages Summer Rail Expo & Sale
The Villages, Florida (August 19-20)

N-Scale Weekend
Altoona, Pennsylvania (August 19-20)

Great Falls Model Railroad Club Trainfest
Auburn, Maine (August 19-20)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (August 26)

Sellersburg Model Train Show & Swap Meet
Sellersburg, Indiana (August 26)

Santa Susana Depot Swap Meet
Simi Valley, California (August 26)

53rd Atlanta Model Train Show
Duluth, Georgia (August 26)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Chantilly, Virginia (August 26-27)

Painesville Railroad Museum Railroad Memorabilia Show
Painesville, Ohio (August 27)

Mid America Train & Toy Show
Kansas City, Missouri (August 27)

National Narrow Gauge Convention
Denver, Colorado (August 30 - September 2)

SEPTEMBER 2017

Melbourne Train Show
Melbourne, Florida (September 2)

Great Lehigh Valley Train Meet
Allentown, Pennsylvania (September 9)

Willard Train Fest
Willard, Ohio (September 9)

Lone Star Division Train Show & Meet
McKinney, Texas (September 9)

Columbus Area Railroad Club 17th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet
Edinburgh, Indiana (September 9)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (September 10)

NMRA Pacific Southwest Region 2017 Convention
Ontario, California (September 13-16)

NMRA North Central Region 2017 Convention
Grand Rapids, Michigan (September 14-17)

National Association of Timetable Collectors Annual Convention, Show & Sale
Suisun City, California (September 15-16)

Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society Train Show
Walnut Creek, California (September 16-17)

Great Edmonton Model Train Show
Edmonton, Alberta (September 16-17)

Coal River Model Train Show
Model trains of all scales plus railroadiana and operating layouts. Free admission. Sat 10-6p. Sun 12-6p.
Madison Civic Center; 261 Washington Ave; Madison, West Virginia 25130 (September 16-17)

All Trains Flea Market
200 tables of model trains & railroad antiques. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Contact Larry Zeller.
Darke County Fairgrounds; 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331 (September 17)

TCA Terminus Chapter Toy & Model Train Swap Meet
Acworth VFW Post 5408; 4764 Cobb Parkway NW; Acworth, Georgia (September 23)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (September 24)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (September 30)

Montreal Model Train Exposition
Montreal, Quebec (September 30 - October 1)

Brampton Model Railway Show
Brampton, Ontario (September 30 - October 1)

OCTOBER 2017

Pepperell Siding Model Railroad Club (PSMRC) Model Train Show & Open House
Pepperell, Massachusetts (October 1)

Toms River Train & Toy Show
Toms River, New Jersey (October 1)

Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Society Fall Train Show
New Castle, Pennsylvania (October 1)

New Hope - Solebury Train Show & Sale
100+ tables of all scales, plus railroadiana & operating layouts. 8:30a-1:30p. Adults $5. Under 12 free.
Eagle Fire House; 46 North Sugan Rd; New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938 (October 1)

French Broad e'N'pire Autumn Rails All Scales Model Train Show
Fletcher, North Carolina (October 6-7)

Bunker Hill Train Club Show
Ranson, West Virginia (October 7)

61st Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (October 7)

Great Scale Model Train Show
Timonium, Maryland (October 7-8)

27th Annual Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show
Kirkwood, Missouri (October 7-8)

Great Berea Train Show
Berea, Ohio (October 7-8)

Lynden Lions Club International Model Train & Circus Builders Show
Lynden, Washington (October 7-8)

Hawley Model Train Show & Sale
Hawley, Pennsylvania (October 8)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (October 8)

Buffalo Falling Leaves Train Show
Depew, New York (October 8)

NMRA Mid-Eastern Region Convention
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (October 12-15)

Columbia SC Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (October 14)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Englewood, Florida (October 14)

Southland Model Railroad Show
Oak Lawn, Illinois (October 14-15)

"Hell On Wheels" Railroad Days & Train Show
Warrenton, Missouri (October 14-15)

West Wisconsin Railroad Club 16th Annual Train Show
Eau Claire, Wisconsin (October 14-15)

Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (October 15)

North Shore Model Railroad Club (NSMRC) 37th Annual Train Show & Open House
Wakefield, Massachusetts (October 21-22)

Badgerland S Gaugers Model Train Swap Meet
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (October 22)

Autumn in Allegany Train Show
Allegany, New York (October 22)

State-Line "S" Gaugers 42nd Annual Fall S-Fest
Janesville, Wisconsin (October 27-29)

Mainline Model Railroaders Fellowship Fall Swap Meet
Edmonton, Alberta (October 28)

New Braunfels Railroad Museum Annual Fall Train Show
New Braunfels, Texas (October 28-29)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (October 29)

NOVEMBER 2017

Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo 2017
Altoona, Pennsylvania (November 2-4)

Gateway Division NMRA St. Louis Train Show
Chesterfield, Missouri (November 4)

Saint John Society of Model Railroaders 33rd Annual Model Train Show
Quispamsis, New Brunswick (November 4)

Burlington Masonic Lodge Train Show
Burlington, New Jersey (November 4)

Sudlersville Toy & Train Show
Sudlersville, Maryland (November 4)

Santa Susana Depot Swap Meet
Simi Valley, California (November 4)

Southwest Model Railroad Club Fall Model Train Exhibit, Vendor Show & Swap Meet
Los Lunas, New Mexico (November 4-5)

The Great New York State Model Train Fair
Syracuse, New York (November 4-5)

Gratiot Valley Railroad Train Show & Sale
Mt. Clemens, Michigan (November 4-5)

The Great Train Show
Shakopee, Minnesota (November 4-5)

Lansing Model Railroad Club Annual Model Train Show & Sale
East Lansing, Michigan (November 5)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (November 5)

40th Gaithersburg Train Show
Gaithersburg, Maryland (November 5)

NETS (North East Train Society) Model Train Show
Highland Heights, Ohio (November 11)

Grand Strand Model Railroaders Train Show & Sale
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina (November 11-12)

Trainfest Model Railroad Show
West Allis (Milwaukee), Wisconsin (November 11-12)

Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club Open House & Swap Meet
San Pedro, California (November 11-12)

Intermountain Train Expo
Sandy, Utah (November 11-12)

The Great Train Show
Puyallup, Washington (November 4-5)

Hyde Park Station 46th Annual Train & Hobby Show
Poughkeepsie, New York (November 12)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (November 12)

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet
Vendors and operating layouts. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Families $7. Kids 12 & under free. Contact mvrrc.ri@gmail.com
Coliseum Bingo; 911 West Washington Center Road; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 (November 18)

Charleston SC Model Train Show
O, HO, N & G gauge vendors offering model trains, parts, and accessories. Multiple scale layout exhibits. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $5. 12 & Under and Active Duty Military free. Details: see website
Danny Jones Armory Complex; 5000 Lackawanna Blvd; North Charleston, SC 29405 (November 18-19)

The Great Train Show
Kansas City, Missouri (November 18-19)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (November 19)

Badgerland S Gaugers Model Train Swap Meet
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 19)

The Great Train Show
Pleasanton, California (November 25-26)

Mid America Train & Toy Show
Kansas City, Missouri (November 26)

Rails on Wheels Southeast Michigan Train Show & Sale
Ann Arbor, Michigan (November 26)

Rochester Thanksgiving Train Show
Rochester, New York (November 26)

DECEMBER 2017

TCA Terminus Chapter Toy & Model Train Swap Meet
Acworth VFW Post 5408; 4764 Cobb Parkway NW; Acworth, Georgia (December 2)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (December 2)

Ocean City Train Show
Ocean City, New Jersey (December 2-3)

Greenville SC Model Train Show
Greenville, South Carolina (December 9)

62nd Buckeye Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (December 9)

Shoreline Model Railroad Club Train Show
Saturday 10a-4p. Sunday 10a-2p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Tables $15 (8 ft.). Purchase two tables, receive a third free. Contact Dick Yard (609-641-5315) or Dennis Weiss (Trains1971@comcast.net)
Atlantic Christian School; 391 Zion Road; Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 (December 9-10)

Tiger Tracks Train Show
Rochester, New York (December 9-10)

Rappahannock Model Railroaders 20th Annual Christmas Train Show
Fredericksburg, Virginia (December 9-10)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (December 10)

18th Tampa Model Train Show
Tampa, Florida (December 16-17)

JANUARY 2018

62nd Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (January 13-14)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (January 14)

54th Atlanta Model Train Show
Duluth, Georgia (January 20)

FEBRUARY 2018

40th Jacksonville Rail Fair
Jacksonville, Florida (February 10)

MARCH 2018

Columbia SC Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (March 24)

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