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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

The Villages Summer Train Show & Sale (August 17-18)
130+ tables of merchandise for sale. Operating layouts. Raffle for train set. Saturday 9a-4p. Sunday 10a-3p. Admission $6 ($5 w/ coupon on website). Under 12 free with adult. Contact Alan Goldberg. Details: see website
Savannah Regional Recreation Center; 1545 Buena Vista Blvd; The Villages, Florida 32162

9th Annual Jacksonville Train Show (August 24-25)
Vendors, layouts & contests. 10a-4p. Adults $7 one or both days. 12 & under free with adult. Information contact RAIL & SPRUE Hobbies, 1200 John Harden Dr., Jacksonville, AR, 72076, phone 501-982-6836.
Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076

Melbourne Train Show (September 7)
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)

TCA-SE Fall Show (September 7-8)
Vendors offering different gauges plus layouts and door prizes. Sat & Sun 10a-3p. $6 at door or $5 with coupon. Mebane Toy Train Museum one mile down the road. Tanger Outlet shopping nearby. Details: see website
Mebane Arts & Community Center; 633 Corregidor Street; Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Autumn Rails 2019 (October 4-5)
New & used model trains of all scales plus railroadiana. Operating layouts Z to #1 scale. Fri 12-7p. Sat 10a-4p. Adults $6 both days. Under 12 & scouts in uniform free. Contact Ray Baldwin, 607-727-9694. Details: see website
WNC Agricultural Center; Fletcher, NC 28732

43rd Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo (October 6)
Vendors of railroad books, magazines, art, models & other memorabilia. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Children's raffle to win a train set. Presentations by photographers. Contact Jim Rowland, 610-737-3431  Details: see website
Charles Chrin Community Center; 4100 Green Pond Road; Easton, Pennsylvania 18045

Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show (October 12)
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 $16. Contact Ken Skopp, 616-667-9680. Details: see website
HSB; 5625 Burlingame Ave SW; Wyoming, Michigan 49509

Dayton Train Toy-N-Tique Show (October 19-20)
Trains, toys (pre-1989) & antiques. LOTTS & NMRA welcome. Early Birds $10 Sat 10a-12p. General Public $8 Sat 12p-5p, Sun $6 10a-4p. Contact DaytonTrainToyNTique@gmail.com or 614-515-3888. Details: see website
The Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio 45417

Dayton Train Show (November 2-3)
Vendors offering different gauges, memorabilia, souvenirs, mini-clinics, books, and more. Door prize drawings. Sat 11a-5p. Sun 11a-4p. Admission $8. 12 & under free. Contact NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com. Details: see website
The New Montgomery County Fairgrounds; 645 Infirmary Road; Dayton, Ohio 45417

Charleston Area Model Railroad Club Fall 2019 Train Show (November 16-17)
O, HO, N & G gauge vendors offering trains, parts, and accessories. Multiple scale operating layouts & exhibits.
Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $7. 12 & Under and Active Duty Military & Family all free. Details: see website
Danny Jones Armory Complex; 5000 Lackawanna Blvd; North Charleston, South Carolina 29405

Brass Expo and Custom Craftsman Models 2019 (November 23-24)
Brass trains, brass-hybrids, custom craftsman models of structures, vehicles, rolling stock, passenger cars, and detail parts. Sat 10a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Saturday evening seminars 7p-9p. Tickets $15-$25. Details: see website
Wyndham Resort; 2300 Lincoln Hwy E (Route 30); Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

5th Anniversary Pensacola Railfest Model Train Show and Sale (December 7-8)
20,000+ sq feet of operating model railroad layouts in almost every scale. Dozens of vendors selling model trains plus clothing, art, books, toys & videos. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Adults $6. 10 & under free. Details: see website
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds; 6655 Mobile Highway; Pensacola, Florida 32526

29th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale (June 27, 2020)
All scales including G, O, HO, N, Z, T, and live steam. New & used trains and accessories from Lionel, Atlas, Kato & Broadway Limited. 9a-4p. Admission $6. 12 & under free. Contact Andy J. Zimmerman. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301

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AUGUST 2019

Everett's 15th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet
Marion, Ohio (August 17)

Central Arizona Model Railroad Club Beat the Heat Swap Meet
Prescott Valley, Arizona (August 17)

Music City Chapter TCA Summer Train Meet
Nashville, Tennessee (August 17)

The Villages Summer Train Show & Sale
130+ tables of merchandise for sale. Operating layouts. Raffle for train set. Saturday 9a-4p. Sunday 10a-3p. Admission $6 ($5 w/ coupon on website). Under 12 free with adult. Contact Alan Goldberg. Details: see website
Savannah Regional Recreation Center; 1545 Buena Vista Blvd; The Villages, Florida 32162 (August 17-18)

The Great Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (August 17-18)

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

Concord Model Railroad Show
Concord, New Hampshire (August 18)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (August 24)

57th Atlanta Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Duluth, Georgia (August 24)

Galion Train Show & Swap Meet
Galion, Ohio (August 24)

9th Annual Jacksonville Train Show
Vendors, layouts & contests. 10a-4p. Adults $7 one or both days. 12 & under free with adult. Information contact RAIL & SPRUE Hobbies, 1200 John Harden Dr., Jacksonville, AR, 72076, phone 501-982-6836.
Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076 (August 24-25)

Riverhead Railfest
Riverhead, New York (August 24-25)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Oaks, Pennsylvania (August 24-25)

Second Annual Morehead Model Train Show
Saturday 10a-5p. Sunday 12p-5p. Admission $5. 10 & under free. Info/vendors: Rick Charles, 606-683-2457.
Morehead Conference Center; 111 East First Street; Morehead, Kentucky 40351 (August 24-25)

Mid America Train & Toy Show
Kansas City, Missouri (August 25)

Painesville Railroad Memorabilia Show
Painesville, Ohio (August 25)

National Garden Railway Convention
Portland, Oregon (August 27-31)

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SEPTEMBER 2019

National Narrow Gauge Convention
Sacramento, California (September 4-7)

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, Florida 32935 (I-95 exit 183, east 4 mi.) (September 7)

Columbus Area Railroad Club 19th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet
Edinburgh, Indiana (September 7)

Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Model Train Sale
Sharpsburg, Maryland (September 7)

TCA-SE Fall Show
Vendors offering different gauges plus layouts and door prizes. Sat & Sun 10a-3p. $6 at door or $5 with coupon. Mebane Toy Train Museum one mile down the road. Tanger Outlet shopping nearby. Details: see website
Mebane Arts & Community Center; 633 Corregidor Street; Mebane, North Carolina 27302 (September 7-8)

Buffalo Central Terminal Train Show
Buffalo, New York (September 7-8)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (September 8)

Central Operating Lines All Gauge Swap Meet
Farmingville, New York (September 8)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (September 14)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Hobby Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (September 14)

Willard Train Fest
Willard, Ohio (September 14)

Naptown & White River Train Show
Indianapolis, Indiana (September 14)

Coal River Model Train Show
125+ tables with all gauges plus railroadiana. Free admission. Sat 10-6p. Sun 12-6p.
Madison Civic Center; 261 Washington Ave; Madison, West Virginia 25130 (September 14-15)

All Trains Flea Market 40 Year Celebration
200+ tables of model trains & railroad antiques. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Contact 937-773-7186.
Darke County Fairgrounds; 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331 (September 15)

TCA Southern Division Train Show
Orlando, Florida (September 21)

Suncoast Model Railroad Club Train Show
Largo, Florida (September 21)

Canfield Train & Toy Show
Canfield, Ohio (September 21)

Rutland Train Show
Rutland, Vermont (September 21)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (September 22)

Fostoria Rail Festival
Fostoria, Ohio (September 28)

TCA Terminus Chapter Model Train & Toy Show
Acworth, Georgia (September 28)

Indian Summer Train & Toy Show
Roxana, Delaware (September 28)

25th Annual Wichita Model Train Show
Wichita, Kansas (September 28-29)

Green County Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet
Monroe, Wisconsin (September 28-29)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (September 29)

OCTOBER 2019

Autumn Rails 2019
New & used model trains of all scales plus railroadiana. Operating layouts Z to #1 scale. Fri 12-7p. Sat 10a-4p. Adults $6 both days. Under 12 & scouts in uniform free. Contact Ray Baldwin, 607-727-9694. Details: see website
WNC Agricultural Center; Fletcher, NC 28732 (October 4-5)

Central Coast Railroad Festival
San Luis Obispo, California (October 4-6)

Delaware Train Show
New Castle, Delaware (October 5)

Bunker Hill Train Club Show
Ranson, West Virginia (October 5)

Southern New England Model Railroad Club O Scale Model Train Show
Gardner, Massachusetts (October 5)

69th Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (October 5)

Great Berea Train Show
Berea, Ohio (October 5-6)

Brampton Model Railway Show
Brampton, Ontario (October 5-6)

Nashua Valley Railroad Association Railfair 2019
Boxboro, Massachusetts (October 5-6)

43rd Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo
Vendors of railroad books, magazines, art, models & other memorabilia. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Children's raffle to win a train set. Presentations by photographers. Contact Jim Rowland, 610-737-3431  Details: see website
Charles Chrin Community Center; 4100 Green Pond Road; Easton, Pennsylvania 18045 (October 6)

Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Society Fall Train Show
New Castle, Pennsylvania (October 6)

Hawley Model Train Show & Sale
Hawley, Pennsylvania (October 6)

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Central Operating Lines All Gauge Swap Meet
Farmingville, New York (October 6)

New Haven & Derby Model Railroad Club 27th Annual Train Show
Milford, Connecticut (October 6)

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 $16. Contact Ken Skopp, 616-667-9680. Details: see website
HSB; 5625 Burlingame Ave SW; Wyoming, Michigan 49509 (October 12)

Columbia SC Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (October 12)

Downriver Train & Toy Show
Woodhaven, Michigan (October 12)

Smoky Mountain Model Train Swap Meet
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee (October 12)

West Wisconsin Railroad Club 18th Annual Train Show
Eau Claire, Wisconsin (October 12-13)

29th Annual Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show
Kirkwood, Missouri (October 12-13)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (October 13)

Southern Indiana Railroad Model Train Show & Swap Meet
Jefferson, Indiana (October 19)

Old Eli's Train & Toy Show
Millersburg, Ohio (October 19)

Dayton Train Toy-N-Tique Show
Trains, toys (pre-1989) & antiques. LOTTS & NMRA welcome. Early Birds $10 Sat 10a-12p. General Public $8 Sat 12p-5p, Sun $6 10a-4p. Contact DaytonTrainToyNTique@gmail.com or 614-515-3888. Details: see website
The Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio 45417 (October 19-20)

Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (October 20)

Woodstock Model Train Show & Sale
Woodstock, Ontario (October 20)

Norwalk Model Train & Toy Show
Norwalk, Ohio (October 20)

Simpsonville Model Train & Hobby Show
Simpsonville, South Carolina (October 26)

Central Illinois Train Xchange
Morton, Illinois (October 26)

New Braunfels Railroad Museum Annual Fall Train Show
New Braunfels, Texas (October 26-27)

Great Scale Model Train Show
Timonium, Maryland (October 26-27)

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Medina, Ohio (October 27)

Classic Shows Model Railroad, Train & Toy Show
Wallingford, Connecticut (October 27)

NOVEMBER 2019

Mt. Hope Train & Toy Show
Mt. Hope, Ohio (November 2)

Dayton Train Show
Vendors offering different gauges, memorabilia, souvenirs, mini-clinics, books, and more. Door prize drawings. Sat 11a-5p. Sun 11a-4p. Admission $8. 12 & under free. Contact NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com. Details: see website
The New Montgomery County Fairgrounds; 645 Infirmary Road; Dayton, Ohio 45417 (November 2-3)

Dayton Train Show
Dayton, Ohio (November 2-3)

The Great Train Show
Shakopee, Minnesota (November 2-3)

42nd Gaithersburg Train Show
Gaithersburg, Maryland (November 3)

TCA Atlantic Division Train Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (November 3)

Kitchener Model Train Show & Sale
Kitchener, Ontario (November 3)

Winchester Model Railroad Club Train Show & Sale
Winchester, Virginia (November 9)

NETS (North East Train Society) Model Train Show
Highland Heights, Ohio (November 9)

Mississippi Railfest
Gulfport, Mississippi (November 9-10)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Monroeville, Pennsylvania (November 9-10)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (November 10)

Central Operating Lines All Gauge Swap Meet
Farmingville, New York (November 10)

East Greenville Train Show
East Greenville, Pennsylvania (November 16)

Central Indiana Division NMRA Danville Train Show
Danville, Indiana (November 16)

Charleston Area Model Railroad Club Fall 2019 Train Show
O, HO, N & G gauge vendors offering trains, parts, and accessories. Multiple scale operating layouts & exhibits.
Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Admission $7. 12 & Under and Active Duty Military & Family all free. Details: see website
Danny Jones Armory Complex; 5000 Lackawanna Blvd; North Charleston, SC 29405 (November 16-17)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
York, Pennsylvania (November 16-17)

Mansfield Train Show
Mansfield, Ohio (November 17)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Dover, Florida (November 23)

Hartford County MD Toy Train Show
Havre de Grace, Maryland (November 23)

TCA Southern Division Christmas Toy Train Meet & Show
Jacksonville, Florida (November 23)

Lake City Model Train Show
Lake City, South Carolina (November 23)

South Florida Railway Museum Model Train Swap Meet & Flea Market
Boca Raton, Florida (November 23)

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Train Show & Swap Meet
Vendors and operating layout. 9a-2p. Adults $5. Families $7. 12 & under free. Contact mvrrc.ri@gmail.com
Coliseum Bingo; 911 West Washington Center Road; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 (November 23)

Brunswick Christmas Train, Toy & Collectible Show & Sale
Vendors, layouts & door prizes. 9a-3p. Santa 1p. Admission $3. Under 10 and scouts in uniform free. Tables $15.
Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company; 1500 Volunteer Drive; Brunswick, Maryland 21716 (November 23)

Brass Expo and Custom Craftsman Models 2019
Brass trains, brass-hybrids, custom craftsman models of structures, vehicles, rolling stock, passenger cars, and detail parts. Sat 10a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Saturday evening seminars 7p-9p. Tickets $15-$25. Details: see website
Wyndham Resort; 2300 Lincoln Hwy E (Route 30); Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602 (November 23-24)

The Great Train Show
Fort Wayne, Indiana (November 23-24)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Wilmington, Massachusetts (November 23-24)

Rochester Thanksgiving Train Show
Rochester, New York (November 24)

Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Model Train Sale
Sharpsburg, Maryland (November 30)

TCA Lake Erie Chapter Thanksgiving Train Meet
Cleveland, Ohio (November 30)

The Great Train Show
Collinsville, Illinois (November 30 - December 1)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Edison, New Jersey (November 30 - December 1)

DECEMBER 2019

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Medina, Ohio (December 1)

Mid America Train & Toy Show
Kansas City, Missouri (December 1)

Rails on Wheels Southeast Michigan Train Show & Sale
Saline, Michigan (December 1)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (December 7)

TCA Terminus Chapter Christmas Toy & Model Train Show
Acworth, Georgia (December 7)

66th Buckeye Train Show
Columbus, Ohio (December 7)

Naptown & White River Train Show
Indianapolis, Indiana (December 7)

5th Anniversary Pensacola Railfest Model Train Show and Sale
20,000+ sq feet of operating model railroad layouts in almost every scale. Dozens of vendors selling model trains plus clothing, art, books, toys & videos. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 10a-4p. Adults $6. 10 & under free. Details: see website
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds; 6655 Mobile Highway; Pensacola, Florida 32526 (December 7-8)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Timonium, Maryland (December 7-8)

Massillon Train & Toy Show
Massillon, Ohio (December 8)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (December 8)

Boulder Model Railroad Club Train Show
Longmont, Colorado (December 13-15)

Music City Chapter 26th Annual Christmas Toy Train Show
Nashville, Tennessee (December 14)

The Great Train Show
Overland Park, Kansas (December 14-15)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Chantilly, Virginia (December 14-15)

Central Operating Lines All Gauge Swap Meet
Farmingville, New York (December 15)

22nd Tampa Train Show
Tampa, Florida (December 21-22)

The Great Train Show
Grayslake, Illinois (December 28-29)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Virginia Beach, Virginia (December 28-29)

JANUARY 2020

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Englewood, Florida (January 4)

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
Columbus, Ohio (January 4-5)

The Great Train Show
Sacramento, California (January 4-5)

Lake City Model Train Show
Lake City, South Carolina (January 11)

70th Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (January 11-12)

The Great Train Show
Louisville, Kentucky (January 11-12)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Oaks, Pennsylvania (January 11-12)

The Great Train Show
Boise, Idaho (January 11-12)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (January 12)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (January 18)

Martin County Model Railroaders Annual Train Show
Stuart, Florida (January 18-19)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Richmond, Virginia (January 18-19)

The Great Train Show
Puyallup, Washington (January 18-19)

The Great Train Show
Portland, Oregon (January 25-26)

Central Indiana Division NMRA Noblesville Train Show
Noblesville, Indiana (January 26)

FEBRUARY 2020

The Great Train Show
St. Charles, Missouri (February 1-2)

The Great Train Show
Ventura, California (February 1-2)

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
Chantilly, Virginia (February 8-9)

The Great Train Show
Indianapolis, Indiana (February 8-9)

The Great Train Show
Costa Mesa, California (February 8-9)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Secaucus, New Jersey (February 8-9)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (February 9)

Classic Shows Model Railroad, Train & Toy Show
Wallingford, Connecticut (February 9)

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
Hampton, Virginia (February 15-16)

The Great Train Show
Novi, Michigan (February 15-16)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Wilmington, Delaware (February 15-16)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Hampton, Virginia (February 15-16)

The Great Train Show
San Jose, California (February 22-23)

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

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
St. Paul, Minnesota (February 29 - March 1)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Edison, New Jersey (February 29 - March 1)

MARCH 2020

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (March 8)

The Great Train Show
Pleasanton, California (March 21-22)

Columbia Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (March 28)

Delaware Train Show
New Castle, Delaware (March 28)

Randolph Railroad Days 2020
Randolph, Minnesota (March 28-29)

The Great Train Show
Dayton, Ohio (March 28-29)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Wilmington, Massachusetts (March 28-29)

JUNE 2020

29th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale
All scales including G, O, HO, N, Z, T, and live steam. New & used trains and accessories from Lionel, Atlas, Kato & Broadway Limited. 9a-4p. Admission $6. 12 & under free. Contact Andy J. Zimmerman. Details: see website
North Florida Fairgrounds; 441 Paul Russell Road; Tallahassee, Florida 32301 (June 27)

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