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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


February 2016

 

St Andrew Model Train Show

February 13, 2016 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free with adult
Location: St Andrew Parish Church, 550 Main St, Milford, OH
Highlights: Vendors
Contact: (513)732-2793 or (513)608-5020
55 miles from downtown Dayton

Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club 46th Annual Train Show and Sale

February 13 and 14, 2016 10am to 4pm Saturday, 10am to 3pm Sunday
Admission: $6, Children under 10 free with paid Adult, scouts in uniform free
Location: Saline Middle School, 7190 N Maple Rd, Saline, MI
Highlights: vendors 400+ tables, operating layouts, free raffle, food service, kids zone
Contact: www.a2trainshow.com, e-mail info@2atrainshow.com, (734) 426-0829
195 miles from downtown Dayton

25th Annual Muncie Model Train Show

February 27, 2016 11 am to 6 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location Delaware County Fairgrounds, 1210 N wheeling Ave, Muncie, IN
Highlights: vendors (200+ tables), operating layouts, hourly door prizes, refreshments available, free parking
Contact: Brandon Mundell (765) 288-6505 or www.mwmrrc.org/home.html
90 miles from downtown Dayton

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Train Shoe & Swap Meet

February 27, 2016 TBA
Admission: $5, Families $7, children under 12 free
Location: Coliseum Bongo, 911 W Washington Center Rd, Ft Wayne, In
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, historical organizations, free parking, food service
Contact: Richard Insley (260) 482-2203
138 miles from downtown Dayton

 

The Great Lakes Division Train Collections Association Train Meet

February 27, 2016 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $6, $8 family, Children free
Location: UAW Hall (Parma) 5615 Chevrolet Blvd, Cleveland, OH
Highlights: Vendors, free parking, refreshments available.
Contact: Ed Mularz, (440) 665-0882, emularz@aol.com
198 miles from downtown Dayton

Fremont Model Train Show & Swap Meet

February 28, 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $4, children under 10 free
Location: 600 St Joseph St, Fremont, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, lunch available.
Contact: (419) 706-8036
141 miles from downtown Dayton.

March 2016

Larry Keller Memorial Train Show

March 5, 2016
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Ross School district Administration Building, 3371 Hamilton-Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH.
Highlights: Vendors, Operating layouts, Live Entertainment, door prizes
Contact: Kent Acree (513) 235-3086.
49 miles from downtown Dayton

Darke Co Model Railroad Club Model Railroad Swap Meet

March 6, 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $4, children under 12 free
Location: Darke County Fairgrounds Youth Bldg, 800 Sweitzer St, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, refreshments available
40 miles from downtown Dayton

The Indianapolis Model Railroad Show and Open House

March 6, 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $6, children 12 and under free, Boy Scouts in uniform free
Location: Manual Hogh School Gymnasium, 2405 Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN
Highlights: vendors, free parking
Contact: Morgan Davis (317) 937-8871, naptownrr@gmail.com , www.naptownrr.org

120 miles from downtown Dayton

Model Railroad Spring Flea Market and Trade Show

March 12, 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $5, $3 youth 11-15 years of age, children under 10 free
Location: Lakota West Freshman Campus, 5050 Tylersville rd, West Chester, OH
Highlights: Vendors,
38 miles from downtown Dayton

Great Train Show Knoxville

March 12 and 13, 2016 10am to 4pm both days
Admission: $5, kids under 12 free
Location: Knoxville Expo Center, 5442 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville,TN
Highlights: Large show, vendors, operation layouts
Contact: www.greattrainexpo.com
300 miles from downtown Dayton

Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show

March 13, 2016 11 am to 3pm
Admission: $6, early birds (9 am to 3 pm) $10, children 12 and under free
Location: Owens Community College 30335 Oregon Rd, Perrysburg, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, LEGO city,
Contact: www.toymasters.org
145 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

March 19, 2016 11 am to 2 pm
Admission: $3, children 12 and under free
Location: St Rita School for the Deaf, 1720 Glendale Milford Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Standard, S and O scale trains, some collectable HO
Contact: Bob Wilmesherr (513) 910-0829 or bobwilmesherr@att.net
41 miles from downtown Dayton

Railfest 2016 presented by Western Reserve Division 5

March 19 and 20, 2016 10am to 4pm both days
Admission: $7, 2 day pass $12, family (couples) $12, family max $12
Location: Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr, Willoughby,OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, live steam display, food available, free parking
Contact: NMRA MCR Division 5, PO box 5081, Mentor, OH 44060, railfest@mcr5.org, (440) 357-8890
228 miles from downtown Dayton

Greater Wayne County Train and Toy Show

March 20, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, Children 12 and under free
Location: Buckeye Event Center, 624 Henry St, Dalton, OH
Highlights: Large show, vendors 600+ tables, operating layouts, die-cast, NASCAR, vintage toys, food service, free parking
Contact: Jon Ulbright (330) 262-7488, www.cjtrains.com, cathijon@sssnet.com

178 miles from downtown Dayton

Model Train Show, Indianapolis

March 26, 2016 10am to 3pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 511 E Thompson Rd, Indianapolis, IN behind CVS
Highlights: vendors, free parking, food service, door prizes
Contact: Dennis Schamihorn (317) 340-8181, dschamihorn@marian.edu
121 miles from downtown Dayton

 

April 2016

Springfield Model Train Show

April 3, 2016 11 am 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. Free parking
Contact: Bob Chaffin, 2706 LaGonda Ave, Springfield, OH, (937) 399-6647
31 miles from downtown Dayton

Medina Railroad and Toy Show

April 3, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $6
Location Medina County Fairgrounds Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layout (Lake Erie and Southern RR ), free parking, food service
Contact: Vikki conrad, (330) 948-4402, conraddowell.com
178 miles from downtown Dayton

Bucyrus Model Railroad Assoc Train Show and Swap Meet 30th Annual Show

April 9, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Crawford County Fairgrounds, 610 Whetstone St, Bucyrus, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Operating layout, food service
Contact: Dave Moore (419) 462-5035
108 miles from downtown Dayton

59th Buckeye Model Train & Railroad Artifacts Show & Sale

April 16, 2016 9 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7, $1 discount card available
Location: Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Bldg, 717 e 17th st, Columbus , Oh
Highlights: vendors both model and artifacts, food service, $5 parking
Contact: www.gserr.com or rrshows@aol.com
73 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

April 30, 2016 11 am to 2 pm
Admission: $3, children 12 and under free
Location: St Rita School for the Deaf, 1720 Glendale Milford Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Standard, S and O scale trains, some collectable HO
Contact: Bob Wilmesherr (513) 910-0829 or bobwilmesherr@att.net
33 miles from downtown Dayton

Firelands Model Train and Toy Show

April 30, 2016 10am to 4pm
Admission: $5, children 18 and under free, Active Military Free
Location: Richland County Fair Grounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food and drink available, free parking, drawing for $25 gift certificate every hour.
Contact: www.fsomr.com
133 miles from downtown Dayton


May 2016

8th Ohio N-scale Weekend

May 14 and 15, 2016, 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm Sunday
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St, Hillard, OH
Highlights: N scale only vendors, operating layouts, food service
Contact: www.centralohiontrak.org
67 miles from downtown Dayton

June 2016

Bradford Railroad Festival

June 4, 2016 10 am to 4 pm museum, 10am to 3pm train show
Admission: $5, children under 21 free with adult
Location: Bradford Railroad Museum, 200 N Miami Ave, Bradford, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, food service, free parking, tours of museum and B F interlocking tower
Contact: www.bradfordrrmuseum.org or bormrr@yahoo.com or (937) 552-2196
35 miles from downtown Dayton

2016 Rail Festival at Carillon Park

June 25 and 26, 2016, 9:30 am to 5pm Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm Sunday
Admission: $8, Senior(+60) $7, children 3-17 $5, children under 3 free
Location: Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton,OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, train ride on 7.5" gauge train(live steam), food service
Contact: www.railfestival.com
3 miles from downtown Dayton

July 2016

National Train Show

July 8 thru 10, Friday 12 noon to 6 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: $14, seniors 65+ $13, 2 day adult $26, ages 6-12 $7, children under 6 free
Location: 100 S Capital Ave, Indianapolis, IN
Highlights: part of NMRA National convention, 180,000 sq ft of exhibit space, vendors, operating layouts, manufacturers, LEGO Area, Children play area, Food service
116 miles from downtown Dayton

2016 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap

July 30 and 31, 10am to 4pm Saturday, 10am to 3pm Sunday
Admission: $3, Children 12 and under free
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, good food, free stuff for kids, handicap accessible
Contact: Jan Dunlap (419) 238-4207, e-mail snapshotjan@hotmail.com , for tables Chuck White
(567) 259-3340, e-mail railcarman@ frontier.com
90 miles from downtown Dayton

 

August 2016

Everetts Train Show and Swap Meet

August 20, 2016 10am to 6pm
Admission: Donation asked
Location: Marion Union Depot, 562 W Center St, Marion, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout, food available. One of the best train watching sites in OH.
Contact:
90 miles from downtown Dayton

 

September 2016

Firelands Model Train and Toy Show

September 17, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children 18 and under free, Active military free
Location: Richland County Fair Grounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food and drink available, free parking, drawing for $25 gift certificate every hour.
Contact: www.fsomr.com
133 miles from downtown Dayton

15th Fostoria Rail Festival

September 24, 2016 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 2016

49th Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show

October 8 and 9, 2016 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

Medina Railroad and Toy Show

October 30, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $6
Location Medina County Fairgrounds Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layout (Lake Erie and Southern RR ), free parking, food service
Contact: Vikki conrad, (330) 948-4402, conraddowell.com
178 miles from downtown Dayton

 

December 2016

Medina Railroad and Toy Show

December 3, 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $6
Location Medina County Fairgrounds Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layout (Lake Erie and Southern RR ), free parking, food service
Contact: Vikki conrad, (330) 948-4402, conraddowell.com
178 miles from downtown Dayton

Springfield Model Train Show

December 4, 2016 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. Free parking
Contact: Bob Chaffin, 2706 LaGonda Ave, Springfield, OH, (937) 399-6647
31 miles from downtown Dayton

60th Buckeye Model Train & Railroad Artifacts Show & Sale

December 10, 2016 9 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7, $1 discount card available
Location: Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Bldg, 717 e 17th st, Columbus , Oh
Highlights: vendors both model and artifacts, food service, $5 parking
Contact: www.gserr.com or rrshows@aol.com
73 miles from downtown Dayton

Massillon Train and Toy Show

December 11, 2016 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