Notice to Vendors and Exhibitors. The 2015 Train Show is full. Applications sent after June 15, 2015 will be placed on the waiting list for 2016.



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Note: For further train show information, Contact Webmaster or Rick Lach: e-mail - or POB 341233, Beavercreek, OH, Ohio 45434 or phone 937-426-2015 for details.


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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 in February 2010. 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

September 2015

Columbus,IN Area Railroad Club Train Show and Swap Meet

September 12 and 13, 2015 10am to 3pm
Admission: Free
Location: Park Office Building,Johnson County Park, 2949 North St, Edinburgh, IN
Free Parking
Highlights: 5 operating layouts(N, HO, 3rail O, O-n30and Z). Swap meet on Saturday only, layouts run both days.
Part of the Heartnut Festival
130 miles from downtown Dayton

Firelands Model Train and Toy Show

September 19, 2015 10am to 4pm
Admission: $5, 18 and under free, free to active military
Location: Richmond County Fairgrounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield,OH
Free Parking
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts of various scales
Contact: Rick at (419)318- 0980 or
140 miles from downtown Dayton

All Trains Flea Market

September 20, 2015 10am to 3pm
Admission: $5, under 12 free with adult
Location: Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 S State Route 49, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts
Contact: Larry Zeller at (937)773-7186
35 miles from downtown Dayton


14th Fostoria Rail Festival

September 26, 2015 10am to 4pm
Admission: Train Show $4, children under 12 free
Location: Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave, Fostoria, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, soup contest, RC airplanes, car show, NARCOA motorcars/speeders
Frequent train watching opportunities at nice railfan park.
Contact: Ellen Gantrell at
125 miles from downtown Dayton


October 2015


Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show 48th annual

October 10 and 11, 2015 11am 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 45069
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, raffle, clinics(how to classes)
Contact: Call (513)662-RAIL or
37 miles from downtown Dayton

Crossroads of America 35th Annual Railroad Show

October 24, 2015 9 am to 2 pm
Admission: $6
Location: Ramada Inn East, 6990 E 21st St, Indianapolis, Indiana, I-70 exit 89
Contact: Larry Woodard, 317-506-8186 or email
110 miles from downtown Dayton

Medina Railroad and Toy Show

October 25, 2015 10am to 4pm
Admission: $6
Location: Medina Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts
Contact: Vikki Conrad (330)948-4400 or
178 miles from downtown Dayton


November 2015


40th annual Dayton Train Show

November 7, 2015 11am to 5pm. November 8, 2015 11 am to 4pm
Admission: $6, children under 12 free, active duty military with ID $5
Location: Hara Arena, 1001 Shiloh Springs Rd, Dayton, OH
Highlights: Vendors(500+ tables), operating layouts, door prizes,special raffle for the kids, clinics
Free Parking, refreshments available
Contact: Rick Lach (937)426-2015 or
6 miles from downtown Dayton

Greater Wayne County Train and Toy Show

November 8, 2015 10am to 4pm
Admission: $5 children under 12 free
Location: Buckeye Event Center, 624 Henry St, Dalton, OH
Highlights: Vendors(600 Tables), operating layouts, refreshments available,
Free Parking
Contact: Jon Ulbright (330)262-7488 or
177 miles from downtown Dayton


November 14 and 15, 2015 9am to 5pm
Admission: online discount 1 day $10, children 4-12 $2, NMRA member $10
online discount 2 day $15, children 4-12 $3, NMRA member $15
Location: Wisconsin Expo Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, Wisconsin 53214
Highlights: Big, over 230,000 sq ft of trains and goodies, kids activities, live entertainment, food available Contact:
385 miles from downtown Dayton.

Crossroads Model Railroad Club Open House

November 14 and 15, 2015 Saturday 11am to 5pm, Sunday 12noon to 5pm
Admission: Free
Location: 304 N Dixie Dr, Vandalia,OH 45377
Highlights: Operating Ho and N Scale layouts.
11 miles from downtown Dayton.




The Great American Train Show

December 5 and 6, 2015 10am to 4pm both days
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 400 Parnell Ave, Ft Wayne, IN
Highlights: National traveling show 200-500 tables
133 miles from downtown Dayton

30th Model Train and Toy Show and Sales

December 5, 2015 11am to 4pm
Admission: $5, family $12, children 8 and under free with paid adult admission
Location: Coliseum at Marion County Fairgrounds, 210 E Fairgrounds St, Marion,OH
Highlights: Vendors of trains and toys
Contact: or Betty Bell 740-383-3768
90 miles from downtown Dayton

Springfield Model Train Show

December 6, 2015 11am to 4pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S Charleston Rd, Springfield, OH. I-70, exit 59
Highlights: Vendors 350+ tables, operating layouts, food available
31 miles from downtown Dayton