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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 2017

St Andrew Model Train Show

February 11, 2017 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Admission: $5, children under 12 free with adult
Location: 550 Main St, Milford,OH
Highlights: vendors, food service, free parking, handicap accessible
Contact: Steve Singer, (513) 732-2793, ssinger647@gmail.com
53 miles from downtown Dayton

Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club 47th Annual Train Show and Sale

February 18 and 19, 2017 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $6, Scouts in uniform free, children under 10 free with paid adult
Location: Saline Middle School, 7190 N Maple Rd, Saline, MI
Contact: Info (734) 426-0829, www.a2trainshow.com , info@a2trainshow.com
193 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

Indianapolis Model Railroad Show

March 4, 2017 10 am to 3pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Emmerick Manual High School, 2405 S Madision Ave, Indianapolis,IN
Highlights:Vendors, operating layouts, concessions
Contact: Steve Handly, (317) 786-8627, E-mail naptownmrr@gmail.com
120 miles from downtown Dayton

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

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Railroad Show & Swap

March 4, 2017 9 am to 2 pm
Admission: $5, Families $7, Children 12 and under free
Location: Coliseum Bingo, 911 W Washington Center Rd, Ft Wayne, IN
Highlights: Vendors, Operating layout, historical societies, good food, free parking
Contact: Richard Insley, (260) 482-2203, mvrrc.ri@gmail.com
138 miles from downtown Dayton

Model Railroad Swap Meet

March 5, 2017 10am to 3pm
Admission: $4, children under 12 free
Location: Darke Co Fairgrounds, 800 Sweiter St, Greenville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, refreshments available, free parking
Contact: (937) 337-0011, josephbw@embarqmail.com
40 miles from downtown Dayton

 

Model Railroad Spring Flea Market & Swap Meet

March 11, 2017 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, Youth (11-15 years of age) $3, children under 10 years free
Location: Lakota West Freshman Campus, 5050 Tylersville Rd, West Chester,OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts
Contact: www.cincy-div7.org, (513) 662-6245
37 miles from downtown Dayton

Greater Toledo Toy & Train Show

March 12, 2017 9am to 11 am Early Bird, 11 am to 3pm
Admission: $10 early bird, $6, children 12 and under free
Location: Owens Community College, Student Health and Activity Center, 30335 Oregon Rd, Perrysburg, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating exhibits, Die cast
Contact: trainmasters@bex.net
142 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

March 18, 2017 11 am to 2 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: American Legion Hall, 11100 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Standard, S and O scale trains, some collectable HO
Contact: Bob Wilmesherr (513) 910-0829 or bobwilmesherr@att.net
44 miles from downtown Dayton

Massillon Train and Toy Show

March 26, 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

April 2017

Montpelier Trackside Modelers RR Club 1st Model Railroad Show & Swap

April 2, 2017 10 am to 3pm
Admission:$5, Children 12 and under free, scouts in uniform free, $1 discount with flyer
Location:Quality Inn, 13508 St Rt 15, Montpelier, OH
Highlights: Vendors, Operation layouts, Concessions Available, Wynn's Brunch 10 am to 2pm
Contact: Randy Bible (419)-799-2441
150 miles from downtown Dayton

Bucyrus Model Railroad Assoc. Train Show & Swap Meet 31st Annual Show

April 8, 2017 10 am to 4pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Crawford County Fairgrounds, 610 Whetstone St, Bucyrus,OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout, food service
Contact: Dave Moore (419) 462-5035,
116 miles from downtown Dayton

Firelands Train Show

April 15, 2017 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $5,children 18 and under free. active military free
Location: Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, Collectables, door prizesfood service, free parking
Contact: Firelands Model Train and Toy Show
138 miles from downtown Dayton

TCA Train Swap & Sale Meet, Ohio River Chapter

April 22, 2017 11 am to 2 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: American Legion Hall, 11100 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Highlights: Standard, S and O scale trains, some collectable HO
Contact: Bob Wilmesherr (513) 910-0829 or bobwilmesherr@att.net
44 miles from downtown Dayton

May 2017

Model Trains Days

May 6 and 7, 2017 10am to 5pm both days
Admission: $5, Family $7
Location: Painesville Railroad Museum, 475 Railroad St, Painesville, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, food service, historic depot
Contact: Len (440) 417-6746. www.painesvillerailroadmuseum.org
240 from downtown Dayton

9th Ohio N-Scale Weekend

May 20 and 21, 2017, Saturday 10 am to 5pm, Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Admission: $5, children 12 and under free
Location: Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St, Hillard,OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout
Contact: ohionscaleweekend@yahoo.com
67 miles from downtown Dayton

June 2017

Bradford Railroad Festival

June 3, 2017 Time TBA
Admission: TBA
Location: Bradford Railroad Museum, 200 N Miami Ave, Bradford, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layout, museum, interlocking tower, other displays
Contact: Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum
35 miles from downtown Dayton

July 2017

2017 Railroad Heritage Weekend Model Railroad Show & Swap

July 29 and 30, 2017 Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Admission: $4, 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 2017

Everett's 13th Annual Train Show

August 19, 2017 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
Contact: Everett (740) 351-1798
90 miles from downtown Dayton

September 2017

Crawford Barn Train Show

September 23, 2017 10 am to 3pm
Admission: Free
Location: 5563 Raiders Rd, Frazeysburg, OH
Highlights: Vendors, operating layouts, door prizes, food trucks
Contact: Kelly Mynes, (740) 828-4000, kelly.mynes@longaberger.com

129 miles from downtown Dayton

16th Fostoria Rail Festival

September 23, 2017 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 2017

The Great Berea Train Show

October 7 and 8, 2017 Saturday 10 am to 5pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: $7.50, children under 16 free, special 2 day pass $10
Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, use Bagley Rd entrance
Highlights: vendors, operating layouts, in four buildings, 300+ tables, free parking, ATM, Handicap Accessible
Contact: Great Berea Train Show, David James (440)785-9907
199 miles from downtown Dayton

50th Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show

October 14 and 15, 2017 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

November 2017

42nd Annual Dayton Train Show

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 with proper ID, children 12 and under free with paid adult admission
Location: TBA
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: Rick Lach (937) 426-2015, www.modelraildayton.com , www.daytontrainshow.com

The Inaugural Train Show by TriStateNtrak

November 11 and 12, 2017 Hours TBA
Admission: TBA
Location: 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

December 2017

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, 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
73 miles from downtown Dayton