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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


June 2016

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

Summerail at Marion Railroad Show and Sale

August 13, 2016 10am to 5 pm
Admission: $5
Location: Palace Theater, 276 W Center St, Marion,OH 43302
Highlights:
Contact: www.summerail.com/
90 miles from downtown Dayton

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

All Trains Flea Market

September 18, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free with adult
Location: Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 S Sweitzer St, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free parking
Contact: Larry Zeller (937) 773-7186, alltrains@att.net
40 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

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

October 15, 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

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

November 2016

41st Annual Dayton Train Show

November 5 and 6, 2016 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
Location: Hara Arena, 1001 Shiloh Springs Rd, Dayton, OH
Highlights: 100+ vendors 500+ 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 , Facebook at NMRA Dayton Annual Train Show 6 miles from downtown Dayton

Antique Toy and Train Show

November 12, 2016 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, ages 13 to 18 $1, children 12 and under free
Location: 4-H Building, 1200 S Main St, Tipton, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operation layouts, food service, free parking
Contact: David Moree, (765) 457-1044
132 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

November 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
33 miles from downtown Dayton

Model Railroad Show and Swap

November 19, 2016 9 am to 2 pm
Admission: $5, Families $7, children 12 and under free
Location: Coliseum Bingo, 911 W Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free parking Historical Societies
Contact: Richard Insely (260) 482-2203, mvrrc.ri@gmail.com
139 miles from downtown Dayton

December 2016

31st Model Train and Toy Show and Sales

December 3, 2016 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, Family $12, Children 8 and under free
Location: Coliseum at Marion County Fairgrounds, 210 E Fairground St, Marion, OH
Highlights: vendors
Contact: Betty Bell (740)602-2833,E-mail: www.marioninionstation@frontier.com
91 miles from downtown Dayton

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

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

December 3, 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

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

Miamitown Train Show

December 10, 2016 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Miamitown Elementary School, 6578 St Rt 128, Miamitown,OH
Highlights:
Contact:
54 miles from downtown Dayton

NWR 50th Anniversary Celebration Train Show

December 10, 2016 10 am to 3pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Emmerick Manual High School, 2405 S Madision Ave, Indianapolis,IN
Highlights:
Contact: Steve Handly, (317) 786-8627, E-mail naptownmrr@gmail.com
120 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

Train Town Train Show and Swap Meet

December 17, 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

January 2017

February 2017

Antique Toy and Train Show

February 4, 2017 11Am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, ages 13 to 18 $1, children 12 and under free
Location: Ivy Tech Event & Conference Center, 1500 N Reed Rd, Kokomo, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, outstanding food, free parking,
Contact: David Moree (765) 457-1044
147 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

February 4, 2017 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

26th Annual Muncie Model Train Show

February 25, 2017 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Delaware County Fairgrounds, 1210 N Wheeling Ave, Muncie, IN
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, model circus display , food service, free parking
Contact:www.mwmrrc.org
88 miles from downtown Dayton

March 2017

Larry Keller Memorial Train Show

March 4, 2017 9am to 2 pm
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

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

March 18, 2017 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

April 2017

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

April 22, 2017 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