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Note: For further train show information, Contact Webmaster or Gail Yarnall: e-mail Chair@daytontrainshow.com or POB 341233, Beavercreek, OH, Ohio 45434 or phone 937-301-0746 for details.
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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


September 2019

18th Fostoria Rail Festival
Date September 28, 2019 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 2019

The Great Brea Train Show nmra new
Date October 5 and 6 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@thegreatbreatrainshow.org
Distance 199 miles from downtown Dayton


The Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show new
Date October 12, 2019 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


52nd Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show nmra
Date October 12 and 13, 2019 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


Cambridge/NMRA MCR Division 6 Model Railroad Swap Meet nmra new
Date October 20, 2019 11am to 4 pm
Admission $5. NMRA members, seniors(60+) $3, Children under 12 free. Discount coupons at local hobby shops.
Location 7033 Glenn Hwy, Cambridge, OH. Pritchart Laughlin Center.
Highlights vendors, free parking, wheelchair accessible
Contact Greg (740) 607-3223 swapmeet@div6-mcr-nmra.org
Distance 148 miles from downtown Dayton


Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show new
Date October 27, 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


November 2019

44th Annual Dayton Train Show nmra
Date November 2 and 3, 2019 Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission $8, children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Location The New Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 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

 

Mt Hope Train & Toy Show
Date November 2, 2019 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

 

3rd Annual East Side Train Show & Swap
Date November 9 and 10, 2019 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

TrainFest 2019 nmra
Date November 9 and 10, 2019 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 Trainfest2018
Distance 388 from downtown Dayton

 

5th Mansfield Train Show new
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


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 new
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

 

Lima Train Show and Swap nmra new
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

 

6th Mansfield Train Show new
Date December 29, 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


January 2020

Worlds Greatest Hobby on Tour Columbus OH new
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


Great Train Show Louisville KYnew
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 new
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

 

March 2020

Great Train Show Dayton OH new
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 new
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 Assoc. Train Show and Swap Meet nmra new
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
The Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show new
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


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October 2020

53rd Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show nmra new
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 new
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 new
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 The New Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 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



December 2020

Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show new
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