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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.), auctions, and model railroad conventions in the U.S. & Canada. Past events are found on the Models Train Shows Archive Page. To add your show to this page, please Submit Your Event.

FEATURED TRAIN SHOWS

TTOS SP Division Super Meet 2022 (December 9-10)
Buy, sell, and trade trains, toys, and railroad memorabilia. Fri 5p-9p. Sat 9a-6p. $5 family admission, good both days. Raffles, auction, train races, and Santa. 8 foot tables $25. Details: see website
Brookhurst Community Center; 2271 Crescent Avenue; Anaheim, California 92801

71st Buckeye Model Train Show & Sale (December 10)
250 tables with model items in all gauges and railroad antiques for sale. 9a-4p. Admission $7. Under 12 free. Details: see website
Ohio Expo Center Lausche Building; 717 East 17th Avenue; Columbus, Ohio 43211

Derrick Wagner Foundation 11th Annual Toy & Train Show (December 10-11)
Trains & toys to buy, sell, and trade. Operating layouts. Saturday 9a-3p. Sunday 11a-3p. Adults $7. Families $12. Under 12 free. Details: see website
St. Marks Gymnasium; 3395 Burns Road; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

TCA-Fort Pitt Division Train Show  (December 11)
More than 200 tables of trains for sale. Huge operating layout and great fun at Kids Club. TCA members 9a-3p, public 10a-3p. Admission $5. Tables $20. 1 miles off PA Turnpike exit 48. Details: see website
Pittsburgh Shrine Center; 1877 Shriners Way; Cheswick, Pennsylvania 15024

Springfield Ohio Train Show  (December 11)
10a-3p. New & used trains in all gauges. Buildings, kits, scenery, antique and collectible trains. Railroad lanterns, timetables, books, photos, and videos. Operating train layouts. Contact larryzeller682@gmail.com
4401 South Charleston Pike (State Route 41) at I-70 exit 59; Springfield, Ohio 45502

79th Florida Model Train Show and Sale (January 14-15, 2023)
Two-day event held at the Tommy Lawrence Show Arena and the Townsend Arena. 250+ dealer tables. 10 working layouts. Sat 9a-4p. Sun 10a-3:30p. Admission $10. Under 12 free.  Details: see website
Volusia County Fairgrounds; 3150 E. New York Avenue; Deland, Florida 32724

All Trains Swap Meet - Dayton, Ohio (January 22, 2023)
10a-3p. New and used trains in all scales. Buildings and scenery. Railroad lanterns, books, photos, timetables, and anything train or model train related. Contact larryzeller682@gmail.com
Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds Event Center; 645 Infirmary Road; Dayton, Ohio 45417

44th Annual Jacksonville Model Train & Railroadiana Show and Sale (February 4, 2023)
300+ dealer tables with model trains and railroad antiques. Large working layout. 9a-5p. Tickets $12. Under 12 free. Free parking in the main lot only. Details: see website
Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

CRMHA Annual Model Train Expo (February 17-18, 2023)
Triple gymnasium with operating model railroads and 150+ dealer tables, plus a Kid Zone with Thomas and Brio. Friday 12-6p. Saturday 9a-3p. Admission $8. Under 10 free. Details: see website
Rock Springs Church Impact Center; 207 Rock Springs Road; Easley, South Carolina 29642

Maine 3Railers Model Railroad & Dollhouse Show (February 18, 2023)
Operating train layouts and dealers. Dollhouse displays and dealers. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Family maximum $10. Info & tables contact Richard Ridolfo, RMRSR@aol.com. Details: see website
Augusta Armory; 179 Western Ave; Augusta, Maine 04330

Melbourne Train Show (March 4, 2023)
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, Florida 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles)

25th Annual Piedmont Division Model Train Show (March 11-12, 2023)
Six operating layouts, 150 vendor tables, and "white elephant" tables. Sat 10a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $10. Kids 9 & under free. Free parking. Advance tickets and details: see website
Clarence Brown Conference Center; 5450 GA Hwy 20; Cartersville, Georgia 30121

Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show (March 12, 2023)
Blend of vintage toys, operating exhibits, new & old technology, and a dash of the "maker movement," combined with the hobby of model railroading. Admission $7 (11a-3p). Early Birds $10 (9a-3p). Details: see website
Owens Community College Student Health & Activities Center (SHAC); 30335 Oregon Rd; Perrysburg, OH 43551

Carolina Model Railroaders 15th Annual Train Show & Sale (March 25-26, 2023)
Saturday 9a-5p. Sunday 12-4p. Admission $10. $1 off w/ flyer. Under 12 free w/ adult. Details: see website
Lewis Recreation Center; 3110 Forest Lawn Drive; Greensboro, North Carolina 27455

Bucyrus Model Railroad Association Train Show & Swap Meet (April 8, 2023)
Swap meet & flea market for all ages and gauges. Model train parts and memorabilia. Club layout open. 10a-3p.
Crawford County Fairgrounds; 610 Whetstone Street; Bucyrus, Ohio 44820

Melbourne Train Show (June 3, 2023)
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, Florida 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles)

Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale (June 24-25, 2023)
2-day event. One of the largest shows in Florida. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 9a-4p. Admission $10. 12 & under free. Vendor tables $35. Contact Andy Zimmerman, GNTrainman@comcast.net. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301

Melbourne Train Show (September 2, 2023)
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, Florida 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles)

Melbourne Train Show (December 2, 2023)
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, Florida 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles)

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FULL TRAIN SHOWS CALENDAR

DECEMBER 2022

TTOS SP Division Super Meet 2022
Buy, sell, and trade trains, toys, and railroad memorabilia. Fri 5p-9p. Sat 9a-6p. $5 family admission, good both days. Raffles, auction, train races, and Santa. 8 foot tables $25. Details: see website
Brookhurst Community Center; 2271 Crescent Avenue; Anaheim, California 92801 (December 9-10)

71st Buckeye Model Train Show & Sale
250 tables with model items in all gauges and railroad antiques for sale. 9a-4p. Admission $7. Under 12 free. Details: see website
Ohio Expo Center Lausche Building; 717 East 17th Avenue; Columbus, Ohio 43211 (December 10)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Crystal River, Florida (December 10)

TTOS NMD Toy Train Swap Meet
Albuquerque, New Mexico (December 10)

TCA Keystone Division Train Meet
Lancaster, Pennsylvania (December 10)

Derrick Wagner Foundation 11th Annual Toy & Train Show
Trains & toys to buy, sell, and trade. Operating layouts. Saturday 9a-3p. Sunday 11a-3p. Adults $7. Families $12. Under 12 free. Details: see website
St. Marks Gymnasium; 3395 Burns Road; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 (December 10-11)

Rappahannock Model Railroaders Annual Christmas Train Show
Fredericksburg, Virginia (December 10-11)

Great Train Show
Louisville, Kentucky (December 10-11)

TCA-Fort Pitt Division Train Show 
More than 200 tables of trains for sale. Huge operating layout and great fun at Kids Club. TCA members 9a-3p, public 10a-3p. Admission $5. Tables $20. 1 miles off PA Turnpike exit 48. Details: see website
Pittsburgh Shrine Center; 1877 Shriners Way; Cheswick, Pennsylvania 15024 (December 11)

Springfield Ohio Train Show 
10a-3p. New & used trains in all gauges. Buildings, kits, scenery, antique and collectible trains. Railroad lanterns, timetables, books, photos, and videos. Operating train layouts. Contact larryzeller682@gmail.com
4401 South Charleston Pike (State Route 41) at I-70 exit 59; Springfield, Ohio 45502 (December 11)

Massillon Train & Toy Show
Massillon, Ohio (December 11)

Fort Mill SC Model Train Show & Sale
Fort Mill, South Carolina (December 17)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Chantilly, Virginia (December 17-18)

Great Train Show
Grayslake, Illinois (December 17-18)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (December 18)

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JANUARY 2023

Mansfield Train Show
10a-3p. Admission $7. 12 & under free. Contact Dennis Breese at 419-606-7934 or coaltrain3@hotmail.com.
Richland County Fairgrounds; 750 N. Home Rd; Mansfield, Ohio 44906 (January 1)

Snow Dogs Train Show
Parma, Ohio (January 7)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Monroeville, Pennsylvania (January 7-8)

Great Train Show
Boise, Idaho (January 7-8)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January 8)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (January 8)

Youngstown Model Railroad Association Toy Train Flea Market
Salem, Ohio (January 8)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (January 8)

Lake City SC Model Train Show
Lake City, South Carolina (January 14)

79th Florida Model Train Show and Sale
Two-day event held at the Tommy Lawrence Show Arena and the Townsend Arena. 250+ dealer tables. 10 working layouts. Sat 9a-4p. Sun 10a-3:30p Admission $10. Under 12 free.  Details: see website
Volusia County Fairgrounds; 3150 E. New York Avenue; Deland, Florida 32724 (January 14-15)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Oaks, Pennsylvania (January 14-15)

Great Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (January 14-15)

Great Train Show
Ridgefield, Washington (January 14-15)

Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) TCA Toy Train Show
Manchester, Connecticut (January 15)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (January 21)

Martin County Model Railroaders Model Train Show
Stuart, Florida (January 21-22)

Dallas Area Train Show
Plano, Texas (January 21-22)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Richmond, Virginia (January 21-22)

Great Train Show
Puyallup, Washington (January 21-22)

Great Train Show
Novi, Michigan (January 21-22)

Arctic Run Model Railroad Show & Sale
25th annual show sponsored by the Central Wisconsin Model Railroaders. Vendors and operating layouts. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-3p. Adults $4. Ages 12-17 $2. 11 & under free.
Holiday Inn & Convention Center; 1001 Amber Avenue; Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54482 (January 21-22)

All Trains Swap Meet - Dayton, Ohio
10a-3p. New and used trains in all scales. Buildings and scenery. Railroad lanterns, books, photos, timetables, and anything train or model train related. Contact larryzeller682@gmail.com
Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds Event Center; 645 Infirmary Road; Dayton, Ohio 45417 (January 22)

TCA Great Lakes Division Train Meet
Parma, Ohio (January 28)

Great Tri-State Rail Sale
La Crosse, Wisconsin (January 28)

Great Train Show
St. Charles, Missouri (January 28-29)

Great Train Show
Sacramento, California (January 28-29)

FEBRUARY 2023

44th Annual Jacksonville Model Train & Railroadiana Show and Sale
300+ dealer tables with model trains and railroad antiques. Large working layout. 9a-5p. Tickets $12. Under 12 free. Free parking in the main lot only. Details: see website
Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204 (February 4)

Casey Jones Chapter Train Show
Germantown, Tennessee (February 4)

Hartsville SC Model Train Show
Hartsville, South Carolina (February 4)

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Train Expo Colorado (TECO) Model Train Show
Colorado Springs, Colorado (February 4-5)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Hampton, Virginia (February 4-5)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (February 5)

Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Society Frosty Rails Train Show
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (February 11)

Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Model Train Sale
Boonsboro, Maryland (February 11)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Wilmington, Delaware (February 11-12)

Great Train Show
Indianapolis, Indiana (February 11-12)

Great Train Show
Costa Mesa, California (February 11-12)

Toms River Train & Toy Show
Toms River, New Jersey (February 12)

Mansfield Train Show
10a-3p. Admission $7. 12 & under free. Contact Dennis Breese at 419-606-7934 or coaltrain3@hotmail.com.
Richland County Fairgrounds; 750 N. Home Rd; Mansfield, Ohio 44906 (February 12)

CRMHA Annual Model Train Expo
Triple gymnasium with operating model railroads and 150+ dealer tables, plus a Kid Zone with Thomas and Brio. Friday 12-6p. Saturday 9a-3p. Admission $8. Under 10 free. Details: see website
Rock Springs Church Impact Center; 207 Rock Springs Road; Easley, South Carolina 29642 (February 17-18)

Maine 3Railers Model Railroad & Dollhouse Show
Operating train layouts and dealers. Dollhouse displays and dealers. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Family maximum $10. Info & tables contact Richard Ridolfo, RMRSR@aol.com. Details: see website
Augusta Armory; 179 Western Ave; Augusta, Maine 04330 (February 18)

Greater Houston Train Show
Pasadena, Texas (February 18)

Canfield Train & Toy Show
Canfield, Ohio (February 18)

RealRail's 44th Annual Train Show
Palmetto, Florida (February 18-19)

Mad City Model Railroad Show & Sale
Madison, Wisconsin (February 18-19)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Rochester, New York (February 18-19)

Great Train Show
Ventura, California (February 18-19)

Smokey City Rails Model Railroad Club Train Show & Sale
Helena, Alabama (February 24-25)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Kissimmee, Florida (February 25)

MARCH 2023

Melbourne Train Show
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, FL 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles) (March 4)

Independence Train & Toy Show
Independence, Ohio (March 4)

Coastal Rail Buffs 34th Annual Model Train Show
Savannah, Georgia (March 4-5)

Great Train Show
Dayton, Ohio (March 4-5)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (March 5)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (March 5)

35th Annual Harrisburg Railroad Show & Collectors Market
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (March 11)

NWV Vermont Rails Model Railroad Show
St. Albans, Vermont (March 11)

25th Annual Piedmont Division Model Train Show
Six operating layouts, 150 vendor tables, and "white elephant" tables. Sat 10a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $10. Kids 9 & under free. Free parking. Advance tickets and details: see website
Clarence Brown Conference Center; 5450 GA Hwy 20; Cartersville, Georgia 30121 (March 11-12)

Kanawha Valley Model Train & Craft Show
Charleston, West Virginia (March 11-12)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Edison, New Jersey (March 11-12)

Great Train Show
Rock Island, Illinois (March 11-12)

Great Train Show
Salt Lake City, Utah (March 11-12)

Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show
Blend of vintage toys, operating exhibits, new & old technology, and a dash of the "maker movement," combined with the hobby of model railroading. Admission $7 (11a-3p). Early Birds $10 (9a-3p). Details: see website
Owens Community Colleger SHAC; 30335 Oregon Rd; Perrysburg, OH 43551 (March 12)

Great Train Show
Victorville, California (March 18-19)

Great Train Show
Des Moines, Iowa (March 18-19)

Carbon Model Railroad Society Spring Train Meet
Walnutport, Pennsylvania (March 19)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (March 19)

Columbia SC Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (March 25)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (March 25)

Carolina Model Railroaders 15th Annual Train Show & Sale
Saturday 9a-5p. Sunday 12-4p. Admission $10. $1 off w/ flyer. Under 12 free w/ adult. Details: see website
Lewis Recreation Center; 3110 Forest Lawn Drive; Greensboro, North Carolina 27455 (March 25-26)

Rock River Valley Train Show
Machesney Park, Illinois (March 25-26)

NMRA Illinois Terminal Division Model Train Show
Urbana, Illinois (March 25-26)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Wilmington, Massachusetts (March 25-26)

Great Train Show
San Mateo, California (March 25-26)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (March 26)

APRIL 2023

Casey Jones Chapter Train Show
Germantown, Tennessee (April 1)

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet
New location. Vendors, operating layout, and historical organizations. 10a-4p. Adults $5. Families $8. Children 12 & under free. Contact Richard mvrrc.ri@gmail.com
Coliseum Cafe Catering & Event Center; 4832 Hillegas Road; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818 (April 1)

Youngstown Model Railroad Association Toy Train Flea Market
Salem, Ohio (April 2)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (April 2)

Bucyrus Model Railroad Association Train Show & Swap Meet
Swap meet & flea market for all ages and gauges. Model train parts and memorabilia. Club layout open. 10a-3p.
Crawford County Fairgrounds; 610 Whetstone Street; Bucyrus, Ohio 44820 (April 8)

Fort Mill SC Model Train Show & Sale
Fort Mill, South Carolina (April 15)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Crystal River, Florida (April 29)

Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Model Train Sale
Boonsboro, Maryland (April 29)

MAY 2023

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

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (May 7)

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

JUNE 2023

Melbourne Train Show
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, FL 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles) (June 3)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (June 4)

Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale
2-day event. One of the largest shows in Florida. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 9a-4p. Admission $10. 12 & under free. Vendor tables $35. Contact Andy Zimmerman, GNTrainman@comcast.net. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301 (June 24-25)

JULY 2023

National Garden Railway Convention
Santa Clara, California (July 1-8)

AUGUST 2023

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (August 6)

SEPTEMBER 2023

Melbourne Train Show
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, FL 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles) (September 2)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (September 9)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (September 10)

DECEMBER 2023

Melbourne Train Show
Operating layouts & vendors. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Under 10 free. Info/tables call 321-805-1963. Details: see website
Azan Shrine Center; 1591 W Eau Gallie Blvd; Melbourne, FL 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 miles) (December 2)

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