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A look at upcoming model railroad shows, swap meets, or railroading events.

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2017 Great Midwest and WGH on Tour schedule

Great Midwest Train Show Sundays: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 7, June 11, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, 2017. 9:00 to 3:00 pm. DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187. The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges. Whether you're a serious collector or just looking to get started with the hobby, this is a show you don't want to miss!

 

2017 Train Show Schedule.

Green Indicates Shows Already Held

Riverbend Model RR Show. Riverbend Model RR Show. Sat, 1/07/2017 10am - 3pm The Home School Building, 5625 Burlingame Ave., Wyoming, Grand Rapids, MI 49509. 25th annual Model RR Show and sale of the Riverbend Model RR Club.

Wolverine Railroad Club Toy Train Show. Sun, 1/08/2017. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. United Food & Commercial Workers Hall 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madision Heights, MI 48071. Free Parking, Door Prizes Every Hour, All Gauges Of Trains, Food & Refreshments Available

Louisville Great Train Show. Sat, 1/21/2017 - Sun, 1/22/2017. 10am-4pm Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209. Hundreds of Tables of Trains, Huge Operating Model Railroads, Trains Kids Can Run, Free Workshops and Clinics, Free Door Prizes

Noblesville NMRA/CID Annual Train Show. Sun, 1/29/2017 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hamilton County 4-H Fairgounds Exhibition Center, 2003 Pleasant Street. Noblesville, IN 46060. Large train show. Operating layouts. Free parking. Food provided on site. Model judging. Door prizes. Clinics on improving your model railroading skill.

Winter Railroad Swap Meet & CSX's Indiana Main Lines Movie Program. Sun, 1/29/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Chicago time. American Legion Post 66, 132 N. Wiggs Street. Griffith, IN 46319. Railroad collectable and scale model railroad equipment buy, sell and swap meet beginning at 10:00 AM, followed by a CSX Indiana Main Line Movie program that will be getting started at 2:00 PM.

Kokomo Train Show/Antique Train & Toy Show Sat, 2/04/2017. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Ivy Tech Event & Conference Center (former Johanning), 1500 N. Reed Road (SR 931--old US 31), Kokomo, IN 46901. 250 tables available, all gauges, brass, working layouts, free parking, food and drink on site, antique car museum in the building, fast food right next door. East access on Highway 931 on north side of Kokomo...old US 31.

Indianapolis, IN - Great Train Show. Sat, 2/04/2017 - Sun, 2/05/2017 10am-4pm Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th St Indianapolis, IN 46205. Hundreds of Tables of Trains, Huge Operating Model Railroads.

RxR Mania Railroad Show. Sat. 2/04/2017. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Kruse WWII Museum, 5634 County Rd. 11A Auburn, IN. 46755. Lots of vendors. 30,000 feet of exhibition space.

Wolverine Railroad Club Toy Train Show. Sun, 2/12/2017. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. United Food & Commercial Workers Hall 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madision Heights, MI 48071. Free Parking, Door Prizes Every Hour, All Gauges Of Trains, Food & Refreshments Available

Das Dutchman Essenhaus Train Show. Sat, 2/18/2017. 9am to 2:30pm. Das Dutchman Essenhaus, 240 US 20. Middlebury, IN 46540. All gauge, operating layouts, repairs, parts dealers, selling and trading.

26th Annual Muncie Model Train Show. Sat, 2/25/2017. 11AM to 4 PM EST. Delaware County Fairgrounds, 1210 N. Wheeling Avenue
Muncie, IN 47305. Indiana's largest and longest-running single-day train show! Over 200 vendor tables, operating layouts, free parking, on-site food. Portion of proceeds used to maintain and improve operating model train layout at Muncie Children's Museum.

Michigan City Train Show. Sat, 02/26/2017 9:300 am to 3:00 pm. IBEW/NECA Community Center 301 E. 8th St. Michigan City, IN 46360. BUY, SELL, TRADE. Over 150 tables of all scales of Model Railroad items and Railroadiana. Operating Trains. Layout Raffle. Just 3 Blocks from the CSS&SB Railroad 11th St station. Food available on site.

Holland Modular Railroad Club Benefit Train Show. Fri 03/03/2017. Holland, MI - Overisel Reformed Church. Holland Modular Railroad Club

Maumee Valley Railroad Model Railroad Show & Swap, Sat, 3/04/2017 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Coliseum Bingo
911 West Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Vendors, layout, on site concession stand, free parking, historical and other organizations represented.

Naptown and White River Model Railroad Club Train Show and Swap Meet. Sat, 03/4/2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Manual High School Gym. Indianapolis, IN.

Matrinsville, CID NMRA Spring Meet and Train Show. Sat, 04/01/2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. NEW location. 2182 Burton Lane, Matrinsville, IN. (Matinsville Plaza.) Z scale to live steam, dealers, clinics, door prizes.

GRVRRC Spring Train Show. Sat, 4/08/2017. 10am to 3pm. HSB, 5625 Burlingame Ave SW. Wyoming, MI 49509. Enjoy more than 210 tables of trains and model railroad supplies in all scales. Operating Layouts: G, On30, S - American Flyer, HO, N and Z Scale; plus huge LEGO Layout and a LEGO play area for children. Hands on “Thomas the Train” layout for children to play with. Drawing for “Thomas the Train” electric train set. Catered Food - Door Prizes - Free Parking.

Wolverine Railroad Club Toy Train Show. Sun, 4/09/2017. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. United Food & Commercial Workers Hall 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madision Heights, MI 48071. Free Parking, Door Prizes Every Hour, All Gauges Of Trains, Food & Refreshments Available

Elkhart Model Railroad Club Annual Train Show and Sale. Sat, 4/18/2017. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Dutch Village Market
700 N. Tomahawk Trail, Nappanee, IN 46550. Train Show and Sale. Operating layouts and over 100 vendor tables featuring all scales.

Southern Indiana RR Model train Show. Saturday 8/26/2017. Sellersburg Moose Lodge Family Center, Sellersburg, IN. Sponsored by the Southern Indiana Railroad.

Grand Rails 2017 NCR Convention (3 Days), Fri, 9/15 through Sun, 9/17/2017 Grand Rapids, MI - Delta By Mariott. NMRA NCR Div 4

Indianapolis O Scale, S Scale Midwest Show. Thursday, 9/21 - Saturday 9/23, 2017. Wyndham Indianapolis West 2544 Executive Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241. Buy/ Sell/ Trade. Modeling clinics. Modular Layouts and Layout Tours.

Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society's Annual Convention Swap Meet. Sunday 10/01/2017. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. John Hay Center, Salem, Indiana. Clinic on Monon freight cars by Montford Switzer.

Grand River Valley Railroad Club Fall Train Show. Sat 10/14/2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. HSB, Inc 5625 Burlingame Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49509. Grand River Valley RRC Fall Train Show. Show will be held on Saturday October 14, 2017 at the HSB, 5625 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming. Time: 10 am to 3pm. Enjoy more than 210 tables of trains and model railroad supplies in all scales. Operating Layouts: G, Lionel, On30, S - American Flyer, HO, N and Z Scale; plus huge LEGO Layout and a LEGO play area for children. Hands on “Thomas the Train” layout for children to play with. Drawing for “Thomas the Train” electric train set. Catered Food - Door Prizes

*Jasper Model Train Show and Swap Meet. Sat, 10/21/2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Dubois County Museum, 2704 Newton St. Jasper, IN 47546. Admission includes admission to the Museum.

RxR Mania Railroad Show. Sat. 10/28/2017. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Kruse WWII Museum, 5634 County Rd. 11A Auburn, IN. 46755. Lots of vendors. 30,000 feet of exhibition space.

Evansville Train Show TBA 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. St. Paul's UCC. 2227 West Michigan Street, Evansville, Indiana 47712. Buy, Sell, Trade All Gauges. Food Available /Free Parking. Sponsor: Evansville Train Show Club.

Central In. Chapter TCA Train Meet/Show Saturday, 11/04/2017. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Independent Nazerine Church. 5152 Hornet Ave. Beech Grove, Indiana. Collectible trains for sale or trade. Test track, parts guy, kitchen with hot food

Danville Train Show. Sat, 11/18/2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Hendricks County 4H Fairgrounds, OLD US 36 at County Road 200 East
Danville, IN 46122 NMRA MCR Div 4. Large model train show...all scales. Books, dvd's, buildings, operating layouts, clinics, door prizes, food on site, free parking.

Maumee Valley Railroad Model Railroad Show & Swap, Sat 11/18/2017 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Coliseum Bingo
911 West Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Vendors, layout, on site concession stand, free parking, historical and other organizations represented.

Michigan City Train Show. 11/19/2017 9:300 am to 3:00 pm. IBEW/NECA Community Center 301 E. 8th St. Michigan City, IN 46360. BUY, SELL, TRADE. Over 150 tables of all scales of Model Railroad items and Railroadiana. Operating Trains. Layout Raffle. Just 3 Blocks from the CSS&SB Railroad 11th St station. Food available on site.

Crown Point Train Show. Saturday, 11/25 and Sunday, 11/26, 2017 Lake County Fairgrounds, Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Crown Point, IN 46307

Naptown and White River Model Railroad Club Train Show and Swap Meet. Saturday, 12-09-2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Manual High School Gym. Indianapolis, IN.

Great American Train Show. Sat. 12-02-2017 and Sun. 12-03-2017. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 250+ Tables of Trains for Sale. 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country. Huge Operating Model Train Displays. Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Free Door Prize Giveaways. Plus Much, Much More!

2018

Louisville, KY - Great Train Show. Sat. 01-20-2018 and Sun 01-21-2017. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Kentucky Exposition Center 937 Phillips Lane. Louisville, KY 40209. 250+ Tables of Trains for Sale. 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country. Huge Operating Model Train Displays. Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Free Door Prize Giveaways. Plus Much, Much More!

Noblesville Train Show Noblesville, Sunday, 01-28-18  Noblesville, IN - Sheridan Christian Church NMRA MWR Central Indiana Div.

Great American Train Show. Sat. 02-03-2017 and Sun 02-04-2017. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th St Indianapolis, IN 46205. 250+ Tables of Trains for Sale. 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country. Huge Operating Model Train Displays. Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Free Door Prize Giveaways. Plus Much, Much More!

Das Dutchman Essenhaus Train Show. Sat, 2/17/2018. 9am to 2:30pm. Das Dutchman Essenhaus, 240 US 20. Middlebury, IN 46540. All gauge, operating layouts, repairs, parts dealers, selling and trading.

Holland Modular Railroad Club Benefit Train Show. Fri 03/02/2018. Holland, MI - Overisel Reformed Church. Holland Modular Railroad Club.

Michigan City Train Show. 02/25/2018 9:300 am to 3:00 pm. IBEW/NECA Community Center 301 E. 8th St. Michigan City, IN 46360. BUY, SELL, TRADE. Over 150 tables of all scales of Model Railroad items and Railroadiana. Operating Trains. Layout Raffle. Just 3 Blocks from the CSS&SB Railroad 11th St station. Food available on site.

Matrinsville, CID NMRA Meet and Train Show. TBA 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. NEW location. 2182 Burton Lane, Matrinsville, IN. (Matinsville Plaza.) Z scale to live steam, dealers, clinics, door prizes.

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