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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.

nmra indicates NMRA sponsored event

Because of the current health crisis several organizations are cancelling their events. We will attempt to keep up to date on the shows listed. It is strongly suggested to contact the show before making the trip. Point of contact information is listed with the show.

Upcoming Shows

July 2020

First in Flight Model Train Show CANCELLED
Date July 11, 2020 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $7, Children under 12 with an adult, Firefighters, Police Officers, Active Military w/ ID free
Location 22 E fifth St, Dayton, OH Dayton Convention Center Room 101
Highlights Part of LOTS(Lionel Operating Train Society) Annual Convention
Contact Pete Slater (574) 876-3283. lotstrainshow@gmail.com
Distance Located in downtown Dayton

 

National Train Show NMRA logo nwe CANCELLED
Date July 17 to 19, 2020 convention goers 12 - ? on Friday, Saturday ?, Sunday ?- 5 pm
Admission convention attendees as part of registration, others TBA
Location 701 Convention Plaza, St Louis, MO. Dome at America Center.
Highlights vendors, operating layouts
Contact National Train Show
Distance 358 miles from downtown Dayton


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


All Trains Flea Market Greenville , OH
Date September 20, 202010 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, children under 12 free
Location 800 S sweitzer St, Greenville, OH. Darke County Fairgrounds
Highlights Vendors, operating layouts, concessions available, free parking
Contact Larry Zeller (937) 773-7186. alltrains@att.net
Distance 40 miles from downtown Dayton


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

 

Mansfield Train Show
Date November 15, 2020 Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $7, children under 12 free
Location 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH. Richland County Fairgrounds in the Fairhaven Hall.
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food service, parking area
Contact Dennis Breese (419)606-7934, coaltrain3@hotmail.com
Distance 136 miles from downtown Dayton

 


December 2020


Springfield Model Train Show
Date December 6, 2020 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 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

 

68th Buckeye Model Train & Railroad Artifacts Show & Sale
Date December 12, 2020 Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
Admission TBA
Location 717 E 17th St, Columbus, OH Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Bldg
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, food available
Contact http://gserr.com/
Distance 73 miles from downtown Dayton

 

January 2021

All Trains Swap Meet Dayton, OH
Date January 24, 2021 Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission $5, children under 12 free with an adult
Location Fairgrounds and Event Center of Montgomery County, 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton, OH
Highlights vendors, operating layouts, food available, ATM on site
Contact alltrains@att.net , Larry Zeller (937) 773-7186
Distance 7 miles from downtown Dayton