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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. All descriptions of the trains show are from the promoter of the event. Division 3 is not responsible for their representation.

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Upcoming Shows


November 2019

Danville Train Show
Date November 16, 2019 Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $3, $5 per family
Location 1900 E Main St, Danville, IN. Hendricks County Fair Grounds
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, clinics, re purposed railcar,free parking, food available, door prizes
Contact CID NMRA website . Keith Clark (812)876-6799
Distance 137 miles from downtown Dayton

 

5th Mansfield Train Show
Date November 17, 2019 Sunday 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $6, under 12 free
Location 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH. Richland County Fairgrounds
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, riding Thomas train
Contact Dennis Breese (419) 606-7934 email: coaltrain3@hotmail.com
Distance 136 miles from downtown Dayton
 
Marion Union Station Association 34th Model Train & RR Artifacts Show & Sales
Date November 30, 2019 11am to 4 pm
Admission $5, children 8 and under free
Location 220 E Fairgrounds St, Marion, OH, Marion County Fairgrounds Coliseum
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts
Contact Marion Union Station (740) 383-3768, D Rengret (740) 751-5604
Distance 90 miles from downtown Dayton


December 2019


Springfield Model Train Show
Date December 1, 2019 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
Distance 30 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Date December 1, 2019 Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 free
Location 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH. Medina County Fairground Community Center
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, large parking area
Contact https://www.conraddowdell.com/Page/Model-Railroad-Toy-Show
Distance 179 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Norwalk & Western RR Model Train Show
Date December 7, 2019 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, Children 12 and under free with adult, early bird $10
Location 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, MI Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, food service, LEGO train
Contact Jeff Fryman (734) 944-9872 wab2ndops@yahoo.com
Distance 198 miles from downtown Dayton

 

The Indianapolis Model RR Train Show & Open House
Date December 1, 2019 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, Children 12 and under free
Location 2405 S Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN. Emmerich Manual High School
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, food service
Contact Steve Handly (317) 786-8627 Naptown & White River MRR
Distance 121 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Massillon Train & Toy Show
Date December 8, 2019 10am to 4 pm
Admission $5, children 12 and under free
Location 988 Cherry Road NW, Massillon, OH Massillon Knights of Columbus Hall
Highlights Vendors, Operating layouts, Free parking, food and drink available
Contact CJTrains.com , Jon Ulbright after 6 pm (330) 262-7488
Distance 183 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Lima Train Show and Swap nmra
Date December 14, 2019 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $7, children under 12 and scouts in uniform free
Location 2750 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH Allen County Fairgrounds
Highlights vendors, operating layout, time saver, play area, Santa, Locomotive races, Handicap Accessible, free parking
Contact Chuck White (260) 760-1666 railcarman@frontier.com
Distance 73 miles from downtown Dayton

 


January 2020

Worlds Greatest Hobby on Tour Columbus OH
Date January 4 and 5, 2020
Admission TBA
Location 717 E 17th St, Columbus, OH Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Bldg
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, LEGO, train ride for kids, workshops/demos, door prize
Contact Worlds Greatest Hobby on Tour Columbus
Distance 73 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Youngstown Model Railroad Association Toy Train & Model RR Flea Market
Date January 12, 2020 10am to 3:30 pm
Admission $5
Location 1098 N Ellsworth Ave, Salem, OH Salem Center Plex
Highlights Vendors, Free parking, free shuttle
Contact Youngstown MRA,D. Balakoff (330) 718-1057 or M Schaal (330) 793-3305
Distance 232 miles from downtown Dayton


Great Train Show Louisville KY
Date January 11 and 12, 2020 both days 10 am to 4 pm
Admission Saturday $10, good for both days. Sunday $9. Children 11 and under free. Discount tickets online
Location 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. Kentucky Expo Center, West Hall
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, LEGO, train ride for kids, workshops/demos, door prize
Contact Great Train Show Louisville
Distance 156 miles from downtown Dayton


February 2020

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Date February 2, 2020 Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 free
Location 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH. Medina County Fairground Community Center
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, large parking area
Contact https://www.conraddowdell.com/Page/Model-Railroad-Toy-Show
Distance 179 miles from downtown Dayton

 

7th Mansfield Train Show
Date February 9, 2020 Sunday 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $6, under 12 free
Location 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH. Richland County Fairgrounds
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, riding Thomas train
Contact Dennis Breese (419) 606-7934 email: coaltrain3@hotmail.com
Distance 136 miles from downtown Dayton

 

 

Mt Hope Train & Toy Show
Date February 29, 2020 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $5, Children 12 and under free
Location Mt Hope Event Center, 8076 St Rt 241, Mt Hope, OH ## GPS's use Millersburg, OH ##
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, food service, free parking
Contact CJTrains.com , Jon Ulbright after 6 pm (330) 262-7488
Distance 161 miles from downtown Dayton

 

March 2020

Ross School Train Show & Sale Meet
Date March 7, 2020 9 am to 2 pm
Admission $5, Children 12 and under free
Location 3371 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH. Ross School Dist Admin Bldg
Highlights Vendors, free parking, operating layout
Contact (513) 867-1497 bensonc1286@yahoo.com
Distance 48 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Railfest 2020nmra
Date March 14 and 15, 2020 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $8, 2 day pass $13, Family $13
Location 7700 Clocktower Dr. Kirkland, OH
Highlights Vendors, free parking, operating layouts, food service, shuttle service
Contact Railfest.com
Distance 228 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Model Railroad Spring Flea Market & Swap Meetnmra
Date March 14, 2020 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, $3 youth(11 to 15 years of age)
Location 5050 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH. Lakota West Freshman Campus
Highlights Vendors, free parking, memorabilia
Contact Cincy Div 7
Distance 40 miles from downtown Dayton


Great Train Show Dayton OH
Date March 28 and 29, 2020 both days 10 am to 4 pm
Admission Saturday $10, good for both days. Sunday $9. Children 11 and under free. Discount tickets online
Location 645 Infirmary Rd, Dayton, OH. Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, LEGO, train ride for kids, workshops/demos, door prize, free parking
Contact Great Train Show Dayton OH
Distance 7 miles from downtown Dayton

 


April 2020

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Date April 5, 2020 Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 free
Location 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH. Medina County Fairground Community Center
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, large parking area
Contact https://www.conraddowdell.com/Page/Model-Railroad-Toy-Show
Distance 179 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Bucyrus Model Railroad Association Train Show and Swap Meet nmra
Date April 11, 2020 1o am to 4 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 and under free
Location 610 Whetstone St, Bucyrus, OH. Crawford County Fairgrounds
Highlights vendors, operating layout, food service
Contact Dave Morre (419) 462-5035
Distance 106 miles from downtown Dayton

 

 

Youngstown Model Railroad Association Toy Train & Model RR Flea Market
Date April 19, 2020 10am to 3:30 pm
Admission $5
Location 1098 N Ellsworth Ave, Salem, OH Salem Center Plex
Highlights Vendors, Free parking, free shuttle
Contact Youngstown MRA,D. Balakoff (330) 718-1057 or M Schaal (330) 793-3305
Distance 232 miles from downtown Dayton

 

The Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show
Date April 18, 2020 Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, 12 and under free
Location 5625 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming, MI. Home School Building
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, play area, LEGO display, Free parking
Contact Ken Skopp (616) 667-9680, kwskopp@gmail.com ,http://grvrrc.org .
Don Kiel (616) 304-5443, dkeil@yahoo.com
Distance 296 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Montpelier Trackside Modelers RR Club Show and Swap
Date April 26, 2020 Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, children under 12 free, Scouts in uniform free
Location 13508 St Rt 15, Holiday City, OH. Quality Inn
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, food service 10 to 2, free parking
Contact Chuck White (260) 760-1666, railcarman@frontier.com
Distance 147 miles from downtown Dayton


May 2020

June 2020

July 2020

2020 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap
Date July 25 & 26, 2020 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, Children 12 and under free
Location 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH. Van Wert County Fairgrounds
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, food service, free parking
Contact Chuck White (260) 760-1666 railcarman@frontier.com
Distance 96 miles from downtown Dayton


August 2020

September 2020

19th Fostoria Rail Festival
Date September 26, 2020 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $4, children under 10 free
Location Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave, Fostoria, OH
Highlights Vendors, Operating layouts, R/C airplanes, food service, soup contest, Rail Tours
Contact Ellen Gatrell at EllenGatrell@gmail.com (419) 435-1781
Distance 124 miles from downtown Dayton


October 2020

The Great Berea Train Show nmra
Date October 3 and 4. Both days 10 am to 4 pm
Admission $8, 2 day pass $10, children under 16 free with adult.
Location 19201 E Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH. Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, food service, handicap accessible, raffle
Contact email: showmanager@thegreatbereatrainshow.org
Distance 199 miles from downtown Dayton


53rd Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show nmra
Date October 10 and 11, 2020 11 am to 5 pm 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
Distance 37 miles from downtown Dayton


Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Date October 25, 2020 Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 free
Location 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH. Medina County Fairground Community Center
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, large parking area
Contact https://www.conraddowdell.com/Page/Model-Railroad-Toy-Show
Distance 179 miles from downtown Dayton



November 2020

45th Annual Dayton Train Show nmra
Date November 7 and 8, 2020 Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission $8, children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Location Fairgrounds and Event Center of Montgomery County, 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton, OH
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, Historical Societies, Museum displays, Boy Scout merit badge training, Food service, free parking, doors prizes, special drawing for kids, "how to " clinics.
Contact (937) 301-0746, www.modelraildayton.com
Distance 7 miles from downtown Dayton

 

4th Annual East Side Train Show & Swap
Date November 14 and 15, 2020 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, children 12 and under free with paid adult.
Location 497B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH (American Legion Post 72)
Highlights vendors, operating layout, free parking, concessions, door prizes, handicap accessible
Contact Phone/text 513-413-4488, Email: TriStateNtrak@gmail.com
Distance 58 miles from downtown Dayton



December 2020

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show
Date December 6 , 2020 Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission $6, children under 12 free
Location 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH. Medina County Fairground Community Center
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, large parking area
Contact https://www.conraddowdell.com/Page/Model-Railroad-Toy-Show
Distance 179 miles from downtown Dayton