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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.

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Upcoming Shows

October 2017

Model Train Show and Sale

October 28, 2017 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Kruse WWII Museum, 5634 County Rd 11-A, Auburn, IN. Interstate 69 exit 326
Highlights: Vendors, museum
Contact: RxRMania.com
146 miles from downtown Dayton

Medina model Railroad and Toy Show

October 29, 2017 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: Vendors, layout,Transportation models
Contact: Conrad & Dowdell Productions, (330) 948-4400. Medina Model Railroad and Toy Show
179 miles from downtown Dayton


November 2017

42nd Annual Dayton Train Shownmra

November 4 and 5, 2017 Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7, $1 discount to active duty military/spouses with proper ID, children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Location: Upper Valley Mall, J C Penney's, 1475 upper Valley Pike, Springfield, OH
Highlights: 80+ vendors 400+ tables, 15+ operating layouts, Historical Societies, Museum displays, Boy Scout merit badge training, Food service, free parking, doors prizes, special drawing for kids
Contact: (937) 301-0746, www.modelraildayton.com , www.daytontrainshow.com

24 miles from downtown Dayton

The Inaugural Train Show by TriStateNtrak update

November 11 and 12, 2017 Hours TBA
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Memories Reception Hall, American Legion Hall Post 72. 497B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Train display, Door prizes
Contact: TriStateNtrak@gmail.com or see Facebook page.
59 miles from downtown Dayton

TrainFest 2017nmra

November 11 and 12, 2017 9 am to 5 pm both days
Admission: Trainfest Tickets
Location: Wisconsin Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park , 8200 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI
Highlights: America's Largest Operation Model Railroad Show
Contact: Trainfest2017
388 from downtown Dayton

Denny's Trains Manfield Train Show

November 12, 2017 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts
Contact: Dennis Breese (419)606-7934
136 miles from downtown Dayton

Danville Train Shownmra

November 18,2017 10am to 3pm
Admission: $3, $5 family
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St, Danville, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, clinics, free parking, food service, model judging
Contact: gtwfan@bluemarble.net
137 miles from downtown Dayton

Model railroad Show and Swap

November 19, 2017 9am to 2pm
Admission: $5, Families $7, children 12 and under free, $1 discount coupon on line
Location: Coliseum bingo, 911 W Washington Center Rd, Ft Wayne, IN
Highlights:Vendors, operating layout, food service, free parking, Historical and other organizations
Contact:mvrrc.ri@gmail.com , Maumee Valley Railroad Club
138 miles from downtown Dayton

Louisville Division 8 Train Show and Salenmra

November 19, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $6, children 12 and under free with an adult
Location: Moose Lodge 5, 4615 Fegenbush Lane, Louisville, Ky
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes
Contact: Division 8 Train Show
156 miles from downtown Dayton

Fremont Model Train Show & Swap meet

November 19, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: 10 and over $5
Location: Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St Joseph St, Fremont, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, free parking, lunch available
Contact: Norwalk and Western RR
155 miles from downtown Dayton

60th Annual Model Railroad ShowNew

November 24 thru 26, 2017 Friday 5pm to 9 pm, Saturday 10am to 8 pm, Sunday 12 Noon to 4:30 pm
Admission: Adults $6, Children under 12 $1
Location: Big Sandy Superestore Arena, 1 Civic Center Plaza( 3rd Ave & 8th St East), Huntington, WV
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, Memorabilia, Santa Claus
Contact: Appalachian Model Railroad Society, (304) 429-1432 or (304)360-9857
166 miles from downtown Dayton

December 2017

32nd Marion Model Train And Railroad Artifacts Show and Salesnew

December 2, 2017 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, Family $12, children 8 and under free with paid adult admission
Location: Coliseum at MarionCounty Fairgrounds, 22o E Fairground St, Marion, Oh
Highlights: Vendors
Contact: Betty Bell, (740) 602-2833, Union Station (740) 383-3768
90 miles from downtown Dayton

The Great Train Show

December 2 and 3, 2017 10am to 4pm both days
Admission:$10 Saturday(good for both days), $9 Sunday, children 11 and under free. Online discount available
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. 4000 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, riding train for kids
Contact: Ft Wayne Great Train Show
133 miles from downtown Dayton

Springfield Model Train Show

December 3, 2017 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
30 miles from downtown Dayton

Medina model Railroad and Toy Show

December 3, 2017 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: Vendors, layout,Transportation models
Contact: Conrad & Dowdell Productions, (330) 948-440. Medina Model Railroad and Toy Show
179 miles from downtown Dayton

62nd Buckeye Model Train & Railroad Artifacts Show & Saleupdate

December 9, 2017 9 am to 4 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Lausche Building, Ohio Expo Center , 717 E 17th St, Columbus, OH
Highlights: Vendor, layouts, Memorabilia
Contact: Golden Spike Enterprises
73 miles from downtown Dayton

Massillon Train and Toy Show

December 10, 2017 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 16, 2017 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, Santa Claus & children's play area
Contact: Chuck White (567) 259-3340, railcarman@frontier.com
73 miles from downtown Dayton

January 2018

The Great Train Show

January 13 and 14, 2018 10am to 4pm both days
Admission:$10 Saturday(good for both days), $9 Sunday, children 11 and under free. Online discount available
Location: Ohio Expo center, 717 E 17th St, Columbus, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, riding train for kids
Contact: Columbus Great Train Show
73 miles from downtown Dayton

Dayton All Trains Flea Marketupdate Location

January 21, 2018 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 N Broadway, Lebanon, OH
Highlights: Vendors, RR Antiques
Contact: Larry Zeller (937)773-7186
28 miles from downtown Dayton

 

The Great Train Show

January 20 and 21, 2018 10am to 4pm both days
Admission:$10 Saturday(good for both days), $9 Sunday, children 11 and under free. Online discount available
Location: Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, riding train for kids
Contact: Louisville Great Train Show
156 miles from downtown Dayton

 

February 2018

The Great Train Show

February 3 and 4, 2018 10am to 4pm both days
Admission:$10 Saturday(good for both days), $9 Sunday, children 11 and under free. Online discount available
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, riding train for kids
Contact: Indianapolis Great Train Show
116 miles from downtown Dayton

Medina model Railroad and Toy Show

February 4, 2018 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: Vendors, layout,Transportation models
Contact: Conrad & Dowdell Productions, (330) 948-440. Medina Model Railroad and Toy Show
179 miles from downtown Dayton

St Andrew Model Train Show

February 10, 2018 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free with adult
Location: St Andrew Parish Center, 550 Main St, Milford, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts.
Contact: Steve Singer, ssinger647@gmail.com

Denny's Trains Manfield Train Show

February 11, 2018 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts
Contact: Dennis Breese (419)606-7934
136 miles from downtown Dayton

The Great Train Show

February 24 and 25, 2018 10am to 4pm both days
Admission:$10 Saturday(good for both days), $9 Sunday, children 11 and under free. Online discount available
Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI (Detroit)
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, riding train for kids
Contact: Novi(Detroit) Great Train Show
219 miles from downtown Dayton


March 2018

Darke County Model Railroad Club Model Railroad Swap Meetnew

March 4, 2018 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free
Location: Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 Sweitzer St, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors food service, free parking
Contact: Darke County Model Railroad Club (937) 621-1569
40 miles from downtown Dayton

Greater Toledo Train and toy Show

March 11, 2018 11 am to 3 pm, Early birds 9 am to 11 am
Admission: $6, children 12 and under free, Early birds $10
Location: Owens Community College, Student Health and Activities Center, 30335 Oregon Rd, Perrysburg, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating exhibits, free parking
Contact: Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show
145 miles from downtown Dayton

Railfest 2018nmra

March 17 and 18, 2018 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7, 2 day $12, Family $12,
Location: Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirkland, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, Historical displays, train ride info, food service, free parking, shuttle bus
Contact: Railfest 2018
228 miles from downtown Dayton

Mt Hope Train & Toy Shownew

March 24, 2018 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
161 miles from downtown Dayton

Springfield Model Train Show

March 25, 2018 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
30 miles from downtown Dayton

Massillon Train and Toy Show

March 25, 2018 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

 

April 2018

Medina model Railroad and Toy Show

April 8, 2018 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH
Highlights: Vendors, layout,Transportation models
Contact: Conrad & Dowdell Productions, (330) 948-440. Medina Model Railroad and Toy Show
179 miles from downtown Dayton

Bucyrus Model Railroad Assoc. 32nd Annual Show newnmralogo

April 14, 2018 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Crawford County Fairgrounds, 610 Whetstone St, Bucyrus, OH
Highlights: Vendors, club layout open, food service
Contact: Bucyrus Model Railroad Assoc., David Moore, (419)462-5035
106 miles from downtown Dayton

63rd Buckeye Model Train & Railroad Artifacts Show & Sale

April 21, 2018 9 am to 4 pm
Admission: TBA
Location: Lausche Building, Ohio Expo Center , 717 E 17th St, Columbus, OH
Highlights: Vendor, layouts, Memorabilia
Contact: Golden Spike Enterprises
73 miles from downtown Dayton

May 2018

Montpelier Trackside Modelers RR Club's Model Railroad Show & Swapnew

May 20, 2018 10 am to 3pm
Admission: $5, Children 12 and under free with adult, scouts in uniform free. $1 discount with flyer
Location: Quality Inn, 13508 St Rt 15, Holiday City, OH Exit 13 I-80
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free parking, door prizes. Open house at club layout.
Contact : Randy Bible (419)799-0513, Facebook Montpelier Trackside Modelers RR Club
146 miles from downtown Dayton

July 2018

2018 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap

July 28 and 29, 2018 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, free stuff for kids, free parking, handicap accessible
Contact: Jan Dunlap (419) 238-4207, snapshotjan@hotmail.com
96 miles form downtown Dayton

August 2018

2018 National Train Shownewnmra

August 10 to 12, 2017. Friday Noon to 6pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Ticket Information
Location: Bartle Hall, 301 W 13th St #100, Kansas City, MO
Highlights: Part of the national convention, 200,000 sq ft
Contact: National Train Show
601 miles from downtown Dayton

Everett's Train Show and Swap Meetnew

August 18, 2018 10 am to 4pm
Admission: donation
Location: Marion Union Station, 532 W Center St, Marion, OH
Highlights: Vendors, historic depot, interlocking tower, great train watching site, model RR club open
Contact: Everett (740) 351-1798
90 miles from downtown Dayton

September 2018

17th Fostoria Rail Festival

September 22, 2018 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
124 miles from downtown Dayton

October 2018

51st Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Shownmranew

October 13 and 14, 2018 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
37 miles from downtown Dayton

 

November 2018

Mt Hope Train & Toy Shownew

November 3, 2018 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
161 miles from downtown Dayton

December 2018

Springfield Model Train Shownew

December 2, 2018 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
30 miles from downtown Dayton