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This is provided as a service to the public by the members of Division 3 and was compiled on a "Best Effort" basis from information available. Some dates were not yet available. Division 3 apologizes for any errors or omissions that may have occurred. Since information could change for some events after publication, please contact promoters or venues to verify dates, times and locations before driving any distance.

Upcoming Shows

 

May 2017

Model Trains Days

May 6 and 7, 2017 10am to 5pm both days
Admission: $5, Family $7
Location: Painesville Railroad Museum, 475 Railroad St, Painesville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, historic depot
Contact: Len (440) 417-6746. www.painesvillerailroadmuseum.org
240 from downtown Dayton

9th Ohio N-Scale Weekend

May 20 and 21, 2017, Saturday 10 am to 5pm, Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St, Hillard,OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout
Contact: ohionscaleweekend@yahoo.com
67 miles from downtown Dayton

June 2017

Bradford Railroad Festival

June 3, 2017 Time TBA
Admission: TBA
Location: Bradford Railroad Museum, 200 N Miami Ave, Bradford, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout, museum, interlocking tower, other displays
Contact: Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum
35 miles from downtown Dayton

July 2017

2017 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap

July 29 and 30, 2017 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $4, children 12 and under free
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free stuff for kids, free parking, handicap accessible
Contact: Jan Dunlap (419) 238-4207, snapshotjan@hotmail.com
96 miles form downtown Dayton

August 2017

Summerrail 2017

August 19, 2017 10 am to 4pm
Admission: donation
Location: Palace Theater, 276 W Center St, Marion, OH
Highlights: Vendors, historic depot, interlocking tower, great train watching site
Contact: Show number (740) 383-3311
90 miles from downtown Dayton

Everett's 13th Annual Train Show

August 19, 2017 10 am to 4pm
Admission: donation
Location: Marion Union Station, 532 W Center St, Marion, OH
Highlights: Vendors, historic depot, interlocking tower, great train watching site, model RR club open
Contact: Everett (740) 351-1798
90 miles from downtown Dayton

Southern Indiana RR Model Train Show

August 25 and 26, 2017 Friday 1pm to 8pm(Train show), Saturday 10 am to 4 pm(Train show & swap meet)
Admission: Free
Location: Sellersburg Moose Lodge Family Center, 1040 S Indiana Ave, Sellersburg,IN
Highlights: Vendors(swap meet only), operating layouts
Contact: Southernindianarailroad.com
154 miles from downtown Dayton

 

September 2017

All Trains Flea Market

September 17, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 Switzer St, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors
Contach: Larry Zeller (937)773-7186
40 miles from downtown Dayton

Crawford Barn Train Show

September 23, 2017 10 am to 3pm
Admission: Free
Location: 5563 Raiders Rd, Frazeysburg, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food trucks
Contact: Kelly Mynes, (740) 828-4000, kelly.mynes@longaberger.com

129 miles from downtown Dayton

16th Fostoria Rail Festival

September 23, 2017 10am to 4pm
Admission: $4, children under 10 free
Location: Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave, Fostoria, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Operating layouts, NARCOA motorcars/speeders, R/C airplanes, food service
Contact: Ellen Gatrell at EllenGatrell@gmail.com (419) 435-1781
124 miles from downtown Dayton

October 2017

The Great Berea Train Show

October 7 and 8, 2017 Saturday 10 am to 5pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7.50, children under 16 free, special 2 day pass $10
Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, use Bagley Rd entrance
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, in four buildings, 300+ tables, free parking, ATM, Handicap Accessible
Contact: Great Berea Train Show, David James (440)785-9907
199 miles from downtown Dayton

50th Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show

October 14 and 15, 2017 11 am to 5pm both days
Admission: $7, children under 12 free, scouts in uniform free
Location: Lakota West High School, 8940 Union Centre Blvd, West Chester, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Operating layouts, Hourly door prizes, "How To" classes, free parking, food service
Contact: www.cincy-div7.org or (513) 662-RAIL
37 miles from downtown Dayton

November 2017

42nd Annual Dayton Train Show

November 4 and 5, 2017 Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7, $1 discount to active duty military with proper ID, children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Location: TBA
Highlights: 80+ vendors 400+ tables, 15+ operating layouts, Historical Societies, Museum displays, Boy Scout merit badge training, Food service, free parking, doors prizes, special drawing for kids
Contact: Rick Lach (937) 426-2015, www.modelraildayton.com , www.daytontrainshow.com

The Inaugural Train Show by TriStateNtrak

November 11 and 12, 2017 Hours TBA
Admission: TBA
Location: American Legion Hall Post 72. 497B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Train display, Door prizes
Contact: TriStateNtrak@gmail.com or see Facebook page.
59 miles from downtown Dayton

Louisville Division 8 Train Show and Sale

November 19, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $6, children 12 and under free with an adult
Location: Moose Lodge 5, 4615 Fegenbush Lane, Louisville, Ky
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes

December 2017

Springfield Model Train Show

December 3, 2017 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S charleston Pike, Springfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, concessions available, free parking
Contact: Bob Chaffin (937) 399-6647
30 miles from downtown Dayton

Massillon Train and Toy Show

December 10, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Massillon Knights of Columbus Hall, 988 Cherry Rd NW, Massillon, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, NASCAR, vintage toys, food service, free parking
Contact: Jon Ulbright (330) 262 7488, www.cjtrains.com , cathijon@sss.net.com
183 miles from downtown Dayton

Train Town Train Show and Swap Meet

December 16, 2016 9am to 2 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under 12 free
Location: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free parking, handicap Accessible
Contact: Chuck White (567) 259-3340, railcarman@frontier.com
73 miles from downtown Dayton

March 2018

Springfield Model Train Show

March 25, 2018 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S charleston Pike, Springfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, concessions available, free parking
Contact: Bob Chaffin (937) 399-6647
30 miles from downtown Dayton