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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

30th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale (June 26-27)
First 2-day show. Layouts of all sizes from G to T scale. New & used model trains for every scale. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Entry $10 for both days. 12 & under free. Contact Andy Zimmerman, 850-524-4399. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301

Flash Model Train Meet (July 17)
Model train meet held under large open-air buildings and outdoors. Model trains, parts, and related merchandise. 8a-2p. Free admission. 140 10'x20' spaces under roof with two 8'x30" tables for $20. Details: see website
Renninger's Kutztown Farmers & Vintage Antiques Market; 740 Noble Street; Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530

Kentucky Railway Museum Train Show & Sale (August 7)
Operating layouts and displays, train memorabilia, vendors, and retail sales. 9a-2p. Admission $5. 12 & under free with paying adult. Details: see website
St. Catherine Gym; 413 First Street; New Haven, Kentucky 40051

11th Annual Jacksonville Train Show (August 21-22)
Model train layouts, vendors, and contests. Commemorating 150 years of railroads in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Open 9a-4p. Adults $8, good both days. 12 & under free. For info contact RAIL & SPRUE Hobbies, 501-982-6836.
Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076

Flash Model Train Meet (August 28)
Model train meet held under large open-air buildings and outdoors. Model trains, parts, and related merchandise. 8a-2p. Free admission. 140 10'x20' spaces under roof with two 8'x30" tables for $20. Details: see website
Renninger's Kutztown Farmers & Vintage Antiques Market; 740 Noble Street; Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530

Melbourne Train Show (September 4)
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)

Scott Antique Markets featuring Anton's Antique Toy & Train Show (September 9-12)
World's largest monthly indoor antique show features Anton's Antique Toy & Train Show. 3,500 booths of antique & designer items. Details: see website
Atlanta Exposition Center South Building; 3850 Jonesboro Rd SE; Atlanta, Georgia 30354

The Piedmont Division Model Train Show (October 2-3)
2-day model train show features six working layouts, 150 vendor tables, white elephant, and raffle layout. NMRA event. Sat 10a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $9. 9 & under free. Free parking. Hotel next door. Details: see website
Clarence Brown Conference Center; 5450 GA Hwy 20; Cartersville, Georgia 30121

Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show (October 9)
203 tables with model trains of all scales. Operating layouts and LEGO layout. Hands-on Thomas The Train for children. 10a-3p. Adults $5. 12 & under free. Tables $18. Contact Ken Skopp, 616-667-9680. Details: see website
HSB Inc.; 5625 Burlingame Ave SW; Wyoming, Michigan 49509

Black Swamp Junction (October 21-24)
NMRA hosted event (membership not required). Clinics, tours, layouts, and op sessions. $55/65 if you register before September 1, $65/75 after. Day passes available for $40. Details: see website
Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo; 3100 Glendale Avenue; Toledo, Ohio 43614

Intermountain Train Expo (November 5-7)
Friday 3p-9p. Saturday 9a-9p. Sunday 9a-4p. Admission $10. Ages 9-12 $7. Age 8 & under free. Sign-up early for a discount. Tickets and details: see website
Legacy Events Center; 151 South 1100 West; Farmington, Utah 84025

South Florida Railway Museum Train Show (November 20-21)
50 vendor tables with new and used model and toy trains in various scales. Four operating layouts. Food, raffles, and gifts. Sat 9a-3p. Sun 12-3p. Tickets at the door, cash only. Admission $8. Under 12 free. Details: see website
St. Paul Lutheran Church; 701 West Palmetto Park Road; Boca Raton, Florida 33486

Melbourne Train Show (December 4)
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)

2021 Pensacola Railfest Model Train Show and Sale (December 4-5)
Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Adults $6 cash, $7 debit/credit. 12 & under free. Free parking. Concessions by 3D Eats & Tea. Interested vendors contact pensacolarailfest@gmail.com. Details: see website
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, Building 1; 6655 Mobile Highway; Pensacola, Florida 32526

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JUNE 2021

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
St. Petersburg, Florida (June 26)

Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market Train Show
Lambertville, New Jersey (June 26)

30th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale
First 2-day show. Layouts of all sizes from G to T scale. New & used model trains for every scale. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Entry $10 for both days. 12 & under free. Contact Andy Zimmerman, 850-524-4399. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301 (June 26-27)

Garden State Model Railway Club Summer Reopening Model Railroad Show
North Haledon, New Jersey (June 26-27)

Galesburg Railroad Days Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Galesburg, Illinois (June 26-27)

TTOS Southern Pacific Division Meet
Anaheim, California (June 27)

JULY 2021

NMRA National Convention 2021
Online (July 6-10)

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (July 10)

Riverside Railroad Club G Scale Flea Market
Warren, Ohio (July 10)

Painesville Model Train Flea Market
Painesville, Ohio (July 11)

Flash Model Train Meet
Model train meet held under large open-air buildings and outdoors. Model trains, parts, and related merchandise. 8a-2p. Free admission. 140 10'x20' spaces under roof with two 8'x30" tables for $20. Details: see website
Renninger's Kutztown Farmers & Vintage Antiques Market; 740 Noble Street; Kutztown, PA 19530 (July 17)

Nebraska-Iowa Railroaders Train & Toy Show
Springfield, Nebraska (July 17-18)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Hobby Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (July 24)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Monroeville, Pennsylvania (July 24-25)

Spring Creek Model Trains Open House & Train Show
Deshler, Nebraska (July 24-25)

Van Wert Model Railroad Show & Swap
200+ vendor tables plus operating layouts. Sat 10a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Admission $6. 12 & under free. Contact Chuck White, 260-760-1666
Van Wert County Fairgrounds; 1055 S Washington Street (U.S. 127); Van Wert, Ohio 45891 (July 24-25)

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AUGUST 2021

Lionel Operating Train Society (L.O.T.S.) Annual Convention
Lawrence, Kansas (August 1-8)

Kentucky Railway Museum Train Show & Sale
Operating layouts and displays, train memorabilia, vendors, and retail sales. 9a-2p. Admission $5. 12 & under free with paying adult. Details: see website
St. Catherine Gym; 413 First Street; New Haven, Kentucky 40051 (August 7)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Fredericksburg, Virginia (August 7-8)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (August 8)

Greater Houston Train Show
Stafford, Texas (August 14)

D&J Model Train Show
North Lima, Ohio (August 14)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Edison, New Jersey (August 14-15)

The Great Train Show
Dayton, Ohio (August 14-15)

Big Train Operator Club Convention
Independence, Ohio (August 16-21)

Sn3 Symposium 2021
Albuquerque, New Mexico (August 17-19)

Train Collectors Association (TCA) National Convention
Burbank, California (August 18-22)

11th Annual Jacksonville Train Show
Model train layouts, vendors, and contests. Commemorating 150 years of railroads in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Open 9a-4p. Adults $8, good both days. 12 & under free. For info contact RAIL & SPRUE Hobbies, 501-982-6836.
Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076 (August 21-22)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Oaks, Pennsylvania (August 21-22)

Mattoon Train Show
10a-4p Sat & Sun. Admission $5. 12 & under free. Tables $25/ea with free electric hook-up.
Call or text 217-317-3009 for info or reservations.
Suite Dreams Hotel; 300 Broadway Ave East; Mattoon, Illinois 61938 (August 22)

Allenwood Train Show
Buy, sell, and trade all scales and gauges of model trains, supplies, and railroadiana. Admission $5. 9a-2p. Tables $18. Contact Ron Johnson at ronlindatrains@ptd.net or 570-538-9409.
Warrior Run Fire Department Social Hall; Second Street; Allenwood, Pennsylvania  17810 (August 22)

National Association of Timetable Collectors Annual Convention, Show & Sale
Tuscola, Illinois (August 27-28)

Flash Model Train Meet
Model train meet held under large open-air buildings and outdoors. Model trains, parts, and related merchandise. 8a-2p. Free admission. 140 10'x20' spaces under roof with two 8'x30" tables for $20. Details: see website
Renninger's Kutztown Farmers & Vintage Antiques Market; 740 Noble Street; Kutztown, PA 19530 (August 28)

Atlanta Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Duluth, Georgia (August 28)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (August 28)

SEPTEMBER 2021

National Narrow Gauge Convention
Hickory, North Carolina (September 1-4)

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 4)

NMRA Pacific Southwest Region Convention
Irvine, California (September 8-11)

Scott Antique Markets featuring Anton's Antique Toy & Train Show
World's largest monthly indoor antique show features Anton's Antique Toy & Train Show. 3,500 booths of antique & designer items. Details: see website
Atlanta Exposition Center South Building; 3850 Jonesboro Rd SE; Atlanta, Georgia 30354 (September 9-12)

NMRA Southeastern Region Convention
Greenville, South Carolina (September 9-12)

Simpsonville Model Train Show & Sale
Simpsonville, South Carolina (September 11)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (September 11)

Painesville Model Train Flea Market
Painesville, Ohio (September 11)

Hamburg Dutch Train Meet
Well attended meet with 300+ tables. All gauges of trains & railroadiana. This meet is one of the oldest in the area, running almost 45 years in the same location. 9a-1p. Pre-admissions $4. Admission at door $5. Under 12 free with adult. Tables $19. Masks required. Info: Ralph Maurer 610-987-3144 or ralphthetrainguy@yahoo.com
Hamburg Fire Co. Field House; 4th and Pine Street; Hamburg, Pennsylvania 19526 (September 12)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (September 12)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Hobby Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (September 18)

All Trains Flea Market
New & used trains in all scales plus books, videos, and collectibles. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Tables: $10 per 8 ft. table in advance, $20 day of event. Checks payable to: Larry Zeller, 1215 Camaro Court, Piqua, OH 45356-9793
Darke County Fairgrounds; 800 Sweitzer Street (State Rt. 49); Greenville, Ohio 45331 (September 19)

TCA Terminus Chapter Atlanta Toy & Model Train Show
Acworth, Georgia (September 25)

Canfield Train & Toy Show
Canfield, Ohio (September 26)

Penn-Ohio Model Railroaders 24th Annual Train & Toy Show
Hermitage, Pennsylvania (September 26)

OCTOBER 2021

Southern New England Model Railroad Club O Scale Model Train Show
Gardner, Massachusetts (October 2)

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (October 2)

The Piedmont Division Model Train Show
2-day model train show features six working layouts, 150 vendor tables, white elephant, and raffle layout. NMRA event. Sat 10a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $9. 9 & under free. Free parking. Hotel next door. Details: see website
Clarence Brown Conference Center; 5450 GA Hwy 20; Cartersville, Georgia 30121 (October 2-3)

Great Berea Train Show
Berea, Ohio (October 2-3)

CherryVale Mall Train Show
Rockford, Illinois (October 2-3)

Tulsa Union Convention
Tulsa, Oklahoma (October 6-10)

Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show
203 tables with model trains of all scales. Operating layouts and LEGO layout. Hands-on Thomas The Train for children. 10a-3p. Adults $5. 12 & under free. Tables $18. Contact Ken Skopp, 616-667-9680. Details: see website
HSB Inc.; 5625 Burlingame Ave SW; Wyoming, Michigan 49509 (October 9)

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Columbia SC Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (October 9)

Painesville Model Train Flea Market
Painesville, Ohio (October 9)

Delaware Train Show
New Castle, Delaware (October 9)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (October 10)

NMRA Sunshine Region Convention
Plant City, Florida (October 14-16)

Mebane NC Model Train Show
Mebane, North Carolina (October 16)

Elkhart Model Railroad Club Train Show
Nappanee, Indiana (October 16)

Iron & Steel Model Train Show
Youngstown, Ohio (October 16)

Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (October 17)

NMRA Buckeye Division Train Show
Cambridge, Ohio (October 17)

Black Swamp Junction
NMRA hosted event (membership not required). Clinics, tours, layouts, and op sessions. $55/65 if you register before September 1, $65/75 after. Day passes available for $40. Details: see website
Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo; 3100 Glendale Avenue; Toledo, Ohio 43614 (October 21-24)

NMRA Mid-Eastern Region Convention
Hunt Valley, Maryland (October 21-24)

NOVEMBER 2021

Intermountain Train Expo
Friday 3p-9p. Saturday 9a-9p. Sunday 9a-4p. Admission $10. Ages 9-12 $7. Age 8 & under free. Sign-up early for a discount. Tickets and details: see website
Legacy Events Center; 151 South 1100 West; Farmington, Utah 84025 (November 5-7)

Gaithersburg Train Show
Gaithersburg, Maryland (November 7)

Alto Model Train Museum Association (AMTMA) Toy Train Swap Meet
Altoona, Pennsylvania (November 7)

Granite City Train Show
St. Cloud, Minnesota (November 13)

Train Expo Colorado (TECO) Model Train Show
Colorado Springs, Colorado (November 13-14)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (November 14)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Kissimmee, Florida (November 20)

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet
Vendors and operating layouts. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Families $7. Children 12 & under free.
Coliseum Bingo; 911 West Washington Center Road; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 (November 20)

South Florida Railway Museum Train Show
50 vendor tables with new and used model and toy trains in various scales. Four operating layouts. Food, raffles, and gifts. Sat 9a-3p. Sun 12-3p. Tickets at the door, cash only. Admission $8. Under 12 free. Details: see website
St. Paul Lutheran Church; 701 West Palmetto Park Road; Boca Raton, Florida 33486 (November 20-21)

Mansfield Train Show
10a-3p. Admission $7. 12 & under free. Contact Dennis Breese at 419-606-7934 or coaltrain3@hotmail.com.
Fairhaven Hall; Richland County Fairgrounds; 750 N. Home Rd; Mansfield, Ohio 44906 (November 21)

DECEMBER 2021

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 4)

2021 Pensacola Railfest Model Train Show and Sale
Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Adults $6 cash, $7 debit/credit. 12 & under free. Free parking. Concessions by 3D Eats & Tea. Interested vendors contact pensacolarailfest@gmail.com. Details: see website
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, Building 1; 6655 Mobile Highway; Pensacola, Florida 32526 (December 4-5)

Hamburg Dutch Train Meet
Well attended meet with 300+ tables. All gauges of trains & railroadiana. This meet is one of the oldest in the area, running almost 45 years in the same location. 9a-1p. Pre-admissions $4. Admission at door $5. Under 12 free with adult. Tables $19. Masks required. Info: Ralph Maurer 610-987-3144 or ralphthetrainguy@yahoo.com
Hamburg Fire Co. Field House; 4th and Pine Street; Hamburg, Pennsylvania 19526 (December 5)

Summerville SC Model Train Show & Sale
Summerville, South Carolina (December 10-11)

Boulder Model Railroad Club Train Show
Longmont, Colorado (December 10-12)

Buckeye Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (December 11)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Dover, Florida (December 11)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (December 12)

Fort Mill SC Model Train Show & Sale
Fort Mill, South Carolina (December 18)

JANUARY 2022

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (January 8-9)

Lake City SC Model Train Show
Lake City, South Carolina (January 15)

Atlanta Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Duluth, Georgia (January 15)

Martin County Model Railroaders Annual Train Show
Stuart, Florida (January 15-16)

FEBRUARY 2022

Atlanta Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Jacksonville, Florida (February 5)

Canfield Train & Toy Show
Canfield, Ohio (February 19)

APRIL 2022

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (April 9)

Buckeye Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (April 16)

NMRA Pacific Coast Region 2022 Convention
Rohnert Park, California (April 21-24)

MAY 2022

Indy Junction 2022: NMRA Midwest, North Central & Mid Central Regions + RPM Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana (May 18-22)

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