RailServe.com: Rail Travel, Hobby & Industry
Home Page Search RailServe.com Railroad Events Calendar Railroad Jobs Railroad Classified Ads Train Games and Simulators Railroad Webcams Amtrak Promo Code Records and Statistics Sales About RailServe.com

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.

Some events are cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Please consult an event's website for updates.

FEATURED TRAIN SHOWS

Historic Spencer Shops Train Show (May 16-17)
Vendors, layouts, modeling clinics, motorcar rides, train rides & exhibits. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 12-5p. Adults $6. Seniors & Military $5. Ages 3-12 $4. Under 3 free. Museum admission included. Train rides extra. Details: see website
North Carolina Transportation Museum; 1 Samuel Spencer Drive; Spencer, North Carolina 28159

National Garden Railway Convention 2020 (May 31 - June 6)
36th NGRC convention. This event has an all-scales train show but NGRC events are well-known due to the tours of garden railroad layouts. Come see "Music City" and enjoy trains. Details: see website
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center; Nashville, Tennessee 37214

Melbourne Train Show (June 6)
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)

29th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale (June 27)
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

10th Annual Jacksonville Train Show (August 22-23)
Vendors, layouts, model & display contests, and events for children. 9a-4p. Adults $7. 12 & under free with adult. For info 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 5)
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)

Iron & Steel Merry Christmas All Gauge Model Train Show & Expo (November 21)
10a-3p. Admission $5. 12 & under free. Operating layout. Table reservations (8') $25/ea. Deadline 10/15. Contact: Dennis Mamome, 330-503-5510. Checks for tables: Dennis Mamone, 1532 Tamarisk Trail, Poland, OH 44514
Byzantine Center at the Grove Banquet Hall, 3801 Shady Run Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44502

Sponsored Links
 
 

APRIL 2020

Davenport Model Railroad Show
300+ tables of model trains, lanterns, and memorabilia for sale. 9:30a-4:00p. Admission $5. 12 & under free.
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds; 2815 West Locust Street; Davenport, Iowa 52804 (April 18)

Youngstown Model Railroad Association Toy Train Flea Market
Salem, Ohio (April 19)

NMRA Pacific Northwest Region "Make Tracks to Eugene" 2020 Convention
Eugene, Oregon (April 21-24)

Kenan Center Train Show
Lockport, New York (April 25-26)

Hawley Model Train Show & Sale
Hawley, Pennsylvania (April 26)

Chicagoland Railroad Memorabilia Show
Elk Grove Village, Illinois (April 26)

Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Model Railroad Show
North Sutton, New Hampshire (April 26)

Blackhawk Railway Historical Society Spring Swap Meet
Griffith, Indiana (April 26)

Hooksett Lions Club 25th Annual Model Train Show
Hooksett, New Hampshire (April 26)

Montpelier Trackside Modelers RR Club Model Railroad Show & Swap
Holiday City, Ohio (April 26)

NMRA Pacific Coast Region "Clear to the Coast" 2020 Convention
Concord, California (April 30 - May 3)

MAY 2020

East Greenville Train Show
East Greenville, Pennsylvania (May 2)

Painesville Model Train Days
Painesville, Ohio (May 2-3)

Toms River Train & Toy Show
Toms River, New Jersey (May 3)

Central Operating Lines All Gauge Swap Meet
Farmingville, New York (May 3)

Sponsored Links

Granite City Train Show
St. Cloud, Minnesota (May 9)

NMRA Thousand Lakes Region 2020 Convention
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (May 14-17)

Central Ohio Ntrak 12th Ohio N-Scale Weekend
Hilliard, Ohio (May 15-17)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Hobby Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (May 16)

Historic Spencer Shops Train Show
Vendors, layouts, modeling clinics, motorcar rides, train rides & exhibits. Sat 9a-5p. Sun 12-5p. Adults $6. Seniors & Military $5. Ages 3-12 $4. Under 3 free. Museum admission included. Train rides extra. Details: see website
North Carolina Transportation Museum; 1 Samuel Spencer Drive; Spencer, North Carolina 28159 (May 16-17)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (May 17)

O Scale West Meet
Santa Clara, California (May 21-23)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (May 23)

NMRA Mid-Central Region Convention "Steel City Express"
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (May 28-31)

The Great Train Show
Belleville, Illinois (May 30-31)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (May 31)

National Garden Railway Convention 2020
36th NGRC convention. This event has an all-scales train show but NGRC events are well-known due to the tours of garden railroad layouts. Come see "Music City" and enjoy trains. Details: see website
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center; Nashville, Tennessee 37214 (May 31 - June 6)

JUNE 2020

George L. Carter Railroad Museum Train Show & Sale
Johnson City, Tennessee (June 5-6)

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 miles) (June 6)

Tampa Train Show
Tampa, Florida (June 6-7)

Center of the Nation Model Railroad Expo
Hutchinson, Kansas (June 6-7)

Kane County Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (June 14)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (June 14)

NMRA Southeastern Region Convention
Cartersville, Georgia (June 19-20)

Montreal Model Train Exposition
Montreal, Quebec (June 20-21)

Strawberry Fest Train Show & Model Contest
Waupaca, Wisconsin (June 20-21)

Big Train Operator Club Convention
St. Louis, Missouri (June 22-27)

National N Scale Convention
Nashville, Tennessee (June 24-28)

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)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
St. Petersburg, Florida (June 27)

Galesburg Railroad Days Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Galesburg, Illinois (June 27-28)

JULY 2020

Lionel Operating Train Society (L.O.T.S.) Annual Convention
Dayton, Ohio (July 5-11)

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (July 11)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (July 12)

NMRA National Convention 2020
St. Louis, Missouri (July 12-18)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (July 19)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Monroeville, Pennsylvania (July 25-26)

Van Wert Model Railroad Show & Swap
Vendors & layouts. Sat 10a-4p. Sun 10a-3p. Admission $6. Two days $8. 12 & under free. Contact Chuck White
Van Wert County Fairgrounds; 1055 S Washington Street (U.S. 127); Van Wert, Ohio 45891 (July 25-26)

Sponsored Links

AUGUST 2020

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

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

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (August 9)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Chantilly, Virginia (August 15-16)

Atlanta Model Train & Railroadiana Show
Duluth, Georgia (August 22)

10th Annual Jacksonville Train Show
Vendors, layouts, model & display contests, and events for children. 9a-4p. Adults $7. 12 & under free with adult. For info 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 22-23)

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show
Oaks, Pennsylvania (August 22-23)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Pinellas Park, Florida (August 29)

SEPTEMBER 2020

National Narrow Gauge Convention
St. Louis, Missouri (September 2-5)

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 5)

Austin Area Train Show
Taylor, Texas (September 5-6)

NMRA Pacific Southwest Region 2020 Convention
Van Nuys, California (September 9-13)

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Brooksville, Florida (September 12)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (September 13)

Twin City Model Railroad Museum Hobby Show & Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota (September 19)

All Trains Flea Market
200+ tables of model trains & railroad antiques. 10a-3p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Contact 937-773-7186.
Darke County Fairgrounds; 800 Sweitzer Street (State Route 49), Greenville, Ohio 45331 (September 20)

TCA Terminus Chapter Atlanta Toy & Model Train Show
Acworth, Georgia (September 26)

Wayne Train Show
Wayne, New Jersey (September 27)

OCTOBER 2020

Florida Rail Fair
DeLand, Florida (October 3)

Delaware Train Show
New Castle, Delaware (October 3)

Southern New England Model Railroad Club O Scale Model Train Show
Gardner, Massachusetts (October 3)

Toms River Train & Toy Show
Toms River, New Jersey (October 4)

Blackhawk Railway Historical Society Fall Swap Meet
Griffith, Indiana (October 4)

Northeast Region NMRA Convention "Mill City 2020"
Westford, Massachusetts (October 9-12)

Bunker Hill Train Club Show
Ranson, West Virginia (October 10)

Columbia Model Train Show
Columbia, South Carolina (October 10)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (October 11)

Buffalo Falling Leaves Train Show
Depew, New York (October 13)

NMRA Mid-Eastern Region Convention
Charlotte, North Carolina (October 15-18)

NMRA North Central Region (NCR) 2020 Convention
Toledo, Ohio (October 15-18)

Simpsonville Model Train Show
Simpsonville, South Carolina (October 17)

Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show & Sale
St. Charles, Illinois (October 18)

New Braunfels Railroad Museum Annual Fall Train Show
New Braunfels, Texas (October 31 - November 1)

NOVEMBER 2020

Gaithersburg Train Show
Gaithersburg, Maryland (November 1)

Sedalia Rails Train Show
Vendors, layouts & outdoor train rides. 9a-3p. Admission $5. Under 12 free. Tables $15. Contact Ken Bird.
Liberty Park Convention Center; 3rd Street & Highway 65; Sedalia, Missouri 65301 (November 3)

Brick Train Show
Brick, New Jersey (November 1)

Great Midwest Train Show
Wheaton, Illinois (November 8)

Mississippi Railfest
Gulfport, Mississippi (November 14-15)

Iron & Steel Merry Christmas All Gauge Model Train Show & Expo
10a-3p. Admission $5. 12 & under free. Operating layout. Table reservations (8') $25/ea. Deadline 10/15. Contact: Dennis Mamome, 330-503-5510. Checks for tables: Dennis Mamone, 1532 Tamarisk Trail, Poland, OH 44514
Byzantine Center at the Grove Banquet Hall, 3801 Shady Run Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44502 (November 21)

South Florida Railway Museum Model Train Swap Meet & Flea Market
Boca Raton, Florida (November 21)

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

DECEMBER 2020

Regal Railways Toy Train, Collectible & Hobby Show
Dover, Florida (December 12)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Popular titles from the Model Railroad Bookstore:

 
Privacy PolicyTerms of UseSite MapContact Copyright RailServe.com (Christopher Muller)